The Galaxy Custom Yamaha XS650

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Meet Galaxy Custom Galaxy Custom is a Bulgarian custom motorcycle garage, interestingly it lives inside a workshop that builds bespoke high-end furniture – this means they have the skills, personnel, and equipment on hand to build just about any bike they can dream of. Their previous builds have included a couple of BMWs – including a…

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2Loud BMW R nineT Scrambler

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The 2Loud BMW R nineT Scrambler Scramblers have skyrocketed in popularity in recent years, they offer riders the opportunity to have adventures down fire trails and other light-to-medium grade off road routes, whilst still being well-suited to road use. When 2Loud Customs took on a commission to build a scrambler based on a BMW R nineT they…

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Urban Motor BMW R80 ST

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The BMW R80 ST was essentially the road-going version of its legendary brother – the BMW R80 G/S. The R80 ST didn’t quite enjoy the popularity of its sibling, only 5953 units were produced between 1982 and 1984, but surviving examples are seeing a lot of interest as classic air-cooled BMWs continue to see their desirability skyrocket.

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XTR Pepo Suzuki Bandit 600

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The Suzuki Bandit first appeared in 1989 with both 250 and 400cc models. They were among the first of the modern naked and half-faired sport bikes, and they would form a foundation for what would become one of Suzuki’s most popular motorcycle series.

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Retro Racer: KTM 400 EXC-R

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When people set out to build their first custom motorcycle, it very rarely goes as well as it did with this KTM. It’s the work of former British Top 10 Motocross racer Dan Ridge, who’s now retired from active competition and spends his time embroiled in the far more challenging and fast-paced world of fatherhood…

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XTR Pepo BMW R nineT Paris Dakar

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Hubert Auriol and the Paris Dakar BMW have a long and proud history of Paris Dakar wins, perhaps none more iconic than those of French rider Hubert Auriol – the first person to win the legendary and grueling event piloting both motorcycles and cars. Auriol took his first Paris Dakar win aboard a BMW R80G/S…

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Elemental Custom Cycles Yamaha XV750

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The Yamaha Virago XV750 caused quite a stir when it was released in 1981, it was an obvious shot over the bow of Harley-Davidson, and moto journalists of the time waxed lyrical about the Milwaukee-based company’s impending demise. The Yamaha XV750 Virago Yamaha developed the Virago from a blank slate, although many have suspected over the years…

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Vibrazioni Ducati 749 Raticosa

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The Ducati 749 you see here is the work of Vibrazioni Art Design, a boutique design house started by Alberto Dassasso and Riccardo Zanobini – two Italians with a penchant for recycling old oil barrels into handmade furniture and occasionally handbuilt motorcycles.

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Deus Ex Machina MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR

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The MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR is a triple cylinder naked bike with 140hp and a kerb weight of 168 kilograms. As you can tell by those figures, it’s anything but a boring commuter. So when Woolie of the Deus Emporium of Postmodern Activities in Venice, California was commissioned by MV Agusta to build a…

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Ellaspede BMW R80

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This post was written by Hughan Seary of Ellaspede, when possible we like to bring you the story of a build in the words of the people who built it, to offer a unique insight into their thought process and methods. Lines. The lines of a bike are often overlooked or misunderstood; especially when it comes…

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