Stories of Bike: Jodie Rigg

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Stories of Bike is a fantastic series of short films by the talented director Cam Elkins, each episode features a different person talking about their motorcycle or motorcycles, their history with two-wheeled transportation and some genuinely remarkable camera work. This is episode 10 and it centres around the life and times of Jodie Rigg, I’m…

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Triumph Bonneville Custom by Ton-Up Garage

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The Triumph Bonneville has quickly become one of the most popular targets for motorcycle customisers worldwide, bikes like the Yamaha SR400, Honda CB750 and the Harley-Davidson Sportster have all previously held the title but the recent shift towards cafe racer/scrambler/flat tracker customs has benefitted the Hinckley-based motorcycle manufacturer to no end. The custom you see…

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Iron Lung Harley by Icon

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Whenever we feature a custom Harley I always end up in a feedback loop, extolling my opinion that the design department at Harley-Davidson needs a shakeup and that they really need to get back to innovating like they did when the company was young, rather than replicating their past. Then I remember that it probably…

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The Musket Royal Enfield V-Twin

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The Musket is the motorcycle that Royal Enfield should be building – or at very least the engine that they should have used in the the new Royal Enfield Continental GT cafe racer. It was designed from the outset to use as many stock Enfield parts as possible, with only the only significant new parts…

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Vintage Enduro Collection

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Click here to see the full Vintage Enduro Collection. I spent most of yesterday afternoon trawling through hundreds of listings on eBay Motors to compile a Collection of what I think are the most interesting 22 enduro/scrambler/off-road motorcycles currently for sale. It’s surprising to see how many of these vintage bikes have been restored and/or properly…

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Paton S1 Strada

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The new S1 Strada by Paton is a motorcycle that exudes classic ’60s retro-charm, belying it’s advanced engineering and soon to be tested Isle of Man TT capabilities. Paton was originally founded in 1957 by Giuseppe Pattoni who was the chief mechanic at FB Mondial GP until the team folded, Pattoni set out on his…

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Yamaha XS750 Custom

Yamaha XS750 Custom

The Yamaha XS750 was produced from 1977 to 1979 before being replaced by the larger XS850, the model never saw the same production numbers as the wildly popular parallel-twin Yamaha XS650 but we’ve been seeing more and more custom XS750s coming to light in recent months – like the one you see here. It isn’t…

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