Honda CX500 Custom by Kustom Research

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The humble Honda CX500 is a motorcycle that everyone loves to hate, often referred to as the ‘Plastic Maggot’ the transverse V-Twin is widely considered one of the least attractive motorcycles ever produced by Honda. The benefit of this unpopularity is that the custom bike builders who choose the CX500 as their muse tend to…

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Yamaha XS750 Custom

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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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BMW K100 Cafe Racer

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  The BMW K100 is not a motorcycle that one usually associates with cafe racers, or customs of any sort for that matter. The bike itself is a fascinating piece of BMW Motorrad history and surprisingly they remain quite cheap in many markets, despite their recent ascent to vintage status and the huge popularity of…

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Kawasaki Zephyr 750 by Ton-Up Garage

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  This Kawasaki Zephyr 750 by Ton-Up Garage is a beautiful example of what can be achieved with an old motorcycle if you know what you’re doing, and you aren’t afraid to take your time with it. Looking for all the world like a modern “retro-concept” bike from a motorcycle show, the Zephyr has seen a…

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Moto Guzzi V7 Classic by Revival Cycles

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Introduced in 2007 the Moto Guzzi V7 Classic represented the Italian marque’s step into the world of retro-styled motorcycles with modern underpinnings. Triumph and Ducati had both been catering to the genre for years with significant sales successes, which was enough to encourage the bean-counters at Moto Guzzi to approve the V7 project for a…

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Deus BMW R100S Custom

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This BMW R100S custom by Deus Ex Machina, the garage is world famous for their customs based on American and Japanese motorcycles but we haven’t seen many machines based on European marques roll out of their workshops in Australia, Bali, the USA or Italy. The R100S you see here has been through what I’d call a ‘respectful…

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BMW Custom by Kevil’s Speed Shop

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Kevil’s Speed Shop was founded by Kevin Hill in England a few years ago and has quickly risen to prominence as the top custom BMW motorcycle builder in the country and one of the best in the world. Kevin’s bikes all have a distinctive look, they’re engineered to perform well rather than just look pretty…

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