Ulu by Deus Bali

Ulu by Deus Bali

This is the new custom by Deus Bali, it’s leather wrapped surfboard holder is the obvious standout feature, a feature that’ll get plenty of use in it’s new role as a chap called Tim’s primary wave hunter on the Indonesian island of Bali.

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Yamaha XS650 Flat Tracker

1973. It was the year of Elvis’ famous live concert in Hawaii, Nixon was inaugurated for his second term, George Foreman beat Joe Frazier to become the world heavy weight boxing champion, Skylab was launched, The DEA was founded and a young Kenny Roberts won the A.M.A. Grand National Championship aboard a ’73 XS650 Yamaha Tracker.

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No. 28 by The Gravel Crew

I’m a huge fan of the flat-tracker style of bike, the light-weight/high power-to-weight ratio appeals to me as does the lack of superfluous eye-candy. This particular example was built by The Gravel Crew in Japan, they’re a very well known boutique garage that have been turning out world class, smaller-engined customs for years.

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Tiger’s Milk II by Deus Bali

Deus Bali is fast becoming one of my favourite custom garages, they specialise in smaller capacity bikes like this 200cc Honda Tiger. The team strip all the superfluous plastic bodywork off and cut the bike down to the bone, then they add hand fabricated custom parts and a killer paint job and sell the bikes to…

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