Appropriate, ain’t it, that a two-stroke with a trio of angry expansion chambers should incite a hornets’ nest of online commentary? It started innocently enough – me sending snaps of my 1970 Kawasaki H1 cafe racer to BikeEXIF, but it … Continued
To call Shinya Kimura a customizer or builder is almost to denigrate his art. Because that’s what he really is, an artist. Just one working in metal and engines and speed instead of oil on canvas. Last week we visited … Continued
“It’s named Mika Racer because the nickname of the French owner is Mika and the bike is a Café Racer,” Radical Ducati tells us. Mike must be proud because his racer is the perfect modern interpretation of a modern cafe … Continued
What if there was a mystical home of all things motorcycle, surf and cycle located on a tiny island off the coast of Indonesia? Well, it exists. Meet Deus Ex Machina, Bali. Here’s a video walkthrough.
OK, forget I told you the price already. Look at this bike and tell me how much you think it costs. Even after I told him it was a Cleveland, Grant guessed $3,800. Forget what you already know about the … Continued
Metric Motorbike is a new shop in Portland, Maine specializing in practical, reliable, appealing customs based on old Japanese bikes. This Honda CB200 is their first build and a good indication of where they’re going; it’s sweetness personified, but practical … Continued
Even when Deus Ex Machina is just flogging a random used bike they make it look seriously cool. This is a promo video for a Yamaha XS650 they’re selling in Australia.