If you’ve ever wanted to be that guy who everyone at the motorcycle rally walks over to and says “what the hell is that?”, this may just be your ride. Built by Böhmerland in 1936 this very rare and decidedly odd looking bike has a 600cc single cylinder engine,
Buying a Formula 1 car with some serious historical credentials is a dream held by many and attained by few. This 1975 Hesketh 308b Formula 1 car hit the sales lot a few hours ago and by the look of it, won’t be up for sale for very long.
Chin on the Tank is a brilliant website for Philadelphia based vintage motorcycle aficionados, this photo series titled “Sunday with Nina” caught my eye this week and I thought you might like it too.
Custom motorcycles come in all shapes and sizes, some builders add as much as they can to a bike, some remove as much as possible and some throw away everything and start from scratch. Motor Rock falls into the latter category. With this Kawasaki Z750 LTD build Motor Rock threw away the frame, exhaust, fuel tank, seat and rear suspension. They essentially started this build with an engine, some wheels and a pair of forks.
Lossa Engineering is a one-stop shop for custom motorcycle parts, based in Southern California the shop has become famous in its own right due to the custom motorcycles they build and sell, in fact they’re currently building two Triton café racers for actors Giovanni Ribisi and Jason Lee. This tee has a solid, understated look about it…
I felt that it might be a pertinent feature due to the proximity of Christmas and the number of fabricators, welders, engineers and all-round garage-junkies we count amongst our daily readers here at Silodrome. This ultra-light carbon fiber welding mask is…
Whenever Deus Ex Machina releases a new custom motorcycle, people sit up and pay attention. This Yamaha SR500 is the first SR Custom out of Deus’ relatively new Venice, California garage and hopefully it’s the first of many.
This enterprising London shoemaker had his 1929 16H Norton fitted with a shoe-themed sidecar as a sort of mobile advertising tool, his dog certainly looks right at home.
Colorado Norton Works build the best Norton Commandos in the world. Usually when I make a sweeping statement like that I can expect a fair amount of backlash from people who disagree with me, however in this case, I don’t think anyone will argue.
With the season ending Brazilian Grand Prix due to kick off tomorrow afternoon, I decided to add the highlights reel of the first ever (officially sanctioned) Brazilian race. This 2:30 minute clip takes you through the race from start to finish in typically and brilliantly 70′s fashion.
Sometimes a Winnebago is just too passé. I’m fairly sure this was snapped at a music festival in the mid to late 60′s, I love the way he has balanced the helmet on the rear brake light in order to use it as a pillow.
DP Customs is a US based hot rod and motorcycle garage operated by the Del Prado brothers (hence the “DP” moniker), they produce some truly unique customs like the Super Sano Beach Cruiser and the Gulf Bobber, both of which you’ve probably encountered in your web travels. This bike, the Naked Café, is based on…