“This is a one-off concept motorcycle that very well could be the base for a coming Ducati,” Marcus Carlsson tells us. As the name suggests, he’s Marcus Moto Design, a one-man custom bike company based in Stockholm Sweden. The F1 … 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
While Grant was shooting Shinya Kimura’s shop for an upcoming feature, I attempted to interview the Japanese motorcycle artist. Doing so was somewhat difficult. There’s the language barrier, of course, but cultural differences also play a role. Shinya doesn’t ramble … 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.
We’re excited to be exclusively unveiling Shinya Kimura’s latest artwork, this custom MV Agusta 750 S America. Before taking us for a canyon ride yesterday, Shinya took the time to wheel the MV outside so we could shoot it. It … Continued
Combining his signature pin stripes with an air-brushed fish scale pattern, custom car builder Skratch painted a Custom 500 open face helmet for Bell. The helmet itself marks a return to Bell’s original helmet design of 1954, just here with … Continued