South to Sian

Deus Ex Machina 450x330 - South to Sian

South to Sian was a journey undertaken by a small group of friends across the islands of Indonesia, it was captured by photographer Arief Budiatna and the images are so stunning we decided to share them here on Silodrome. If you’d like to read the 10 part series of articles you can click here to…

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The Husky by Deus Ex Machina

Husqvarna 450x330 - The Husky by Deus Ex Machina

Husqvarna is a motorcycle marque that’s always been a little unusual, the company start life all the way back in 1689 as a firearms manufacturer before moving to the Swedish town of Huskvarna in 1757 and taking the same name. By the late 1800s the company was also producing bicycles and then in 1903 they…

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Honda CRF450X Cafe Racer

Honda CRF450X custom 450x330 - Honda CRF450X Cafe Racer

The engine in the Honda CRF450X wasn’t designed to sit in a motorcycle that looked quite like this – originally designed for off-road work, the liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke 449cc power unit was never meant for use on the asphalt. Despite being designed for trail and dirt use, off-road motorcycle engines often make fantastic powerplants for lightweight cafe…

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Smokey Joe by Deus Bali

custom honda CB100 450x330 - Smokey Joe by Deus Bali

Smokey Joe is a project undertaken by the team at Deus Ex Machina Bali for their friend, surfing and beer drinking companion, Ellis Ericson. Ellis picked up a beat up old Honda CB100 when he arrived in Bali a year or so ago and though he intended to tweak it into a beach oriented custom,…

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