BMW R80RT Monolever Scrambler

BMW R80RT Scrambler 2

I have a rapidly growing soft spot for BMW Scramblers, there’s something about a vintage boxer engine paired with chunky tires that just seems right – even though I’m sure BMW purists would froth at the mouth if they heard me say that out loud. The scrambler you see here is the work of VDBMOTO, it…

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Bishop by Bandit 9

Bishop by Bandit 9

Daryl from Bandit 9 has quickly earned himself some hefty respect throughout the custom motorcycle scene, he consistently turns out motorcycles that catch the eye so forcefully they’ll almost snap your neck. He’s recently shifted their primary focus to limited edition production runs, the first was EVE, a bike we featured here on Silodrome in its…

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Evel Knievel Wallpaper

Evel Knievel

“Bones heal, pain is temporary and chicks dig scars” – Evel Knievel Although no one will ever accuse Evel Knievel of being on par with Shakespeare, you do have to admit that the man had a way with words. He still owns a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the man…

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EVE by Bandit 9 Motorcycles

Honda SS Custom Motorcycle

Some of you may remember EVE, it’s a custom motorcycle we featured a few months ago when the first renderings were released by the team at Bandit 9 motorcycles. It was planned that 9 EVEs would be built to customer specification, each would look remarkably similar but the engine size would vary from 90cc to…

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Buying Guide – Motorcycle Gloves

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Introduction The importance of a good pair of motorcycle gloves cannot be overstated, the hands are often the first or second thing to hit the ground when you come off your bike, and the last thing you want is your unprotected pink palms hitting the asphalt at 70mph. When it comes to buying gloves you…

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Honda CM400 by Junior Burrell

Honda Custom Motorcycle 1

Custom motorcycles that have hand built fairings always draw a little extra attention from me, I love naked bikes and classic cafe racers but there’s something genuinely captivating about a sheet of metal that’s been hammered into a landscape of curves designed to bend the wind around itself. The faired bike you see here is…

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The HEDON x 4H10 1971 Kevlar® Helmet

Helmet

The HEDON x 4H10 1971 Helmet is a 3/4 face motorcycle helmet with a shell made from Kevlar® fibre and an ECE 22.05 safety rating. Each of the helmets is hand assembled in England and has an interior lining of anti-bacterial suede, all of the seams are leather lined and the paint work is designed to evoke…

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1970 Mustang 302 Poster

1970 Mustang 302 Poster 2

When it comes to the Ford Mustang, everyone I know has a favourite year. Purists favour the original 1964 model, historians wax lyrical about the “forgotten” 1962 Mustang and Steve McQueen fans want a dark green 1968 model. I’ve always been partial to the 1970 Mustang myself, the added vents on either side of the headlights look…

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The M1 Leather Jacket by Pagnol

The M1 Leather Jacket by Pagnol

The M1 Leather Jacket by Pagnol is a new jacket by Pagnol aimed at people who want that classic look without the lack of protection offered by older motorcycle jackets. Each M1 is constructed from 1 to 1.2mm tumble aged cowhide, the shoulders contain 1/4” shock absorption padding, and perforated seams running along the center…

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