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In Denmark – Wrenchmonkees Monkee AW16

In America, Custom by Abhi0 Comments

The Wrenchmonkees are one of Europe’s best-known motorcycle customizers, and they have quite a prolific portfolio of builds. This is the 69th motorcycle they have built, and after taking it around Europe on exhibits through 2016 they’re now looking to pass it off to a private owner.

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One Off – Steam Powered Hensel Trike

In 3 Wheels, America, Custom by Abhi0 Comments

Post Sale Update: This oddball trike sold for $8,361.96 after 51 bids on eBay. I wonder what will happen to it… Decades ago, a Californian aviation mechanic named Fred Hensel built this three wheeled steam powered vehicle. It was registered in California as a motorcycle, so I’m going to share it!

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Brough Replica – Banquer Superior

In America, Custom by Abhi0 Comments

Gwen Banquer is a motorcycle restorer who has made a name for himself with some interesting reproductions over the years. One of his creations is the “Banquer Superior”, a replica of the iconic Brough Superior SS100 built with a custom frame and Harley-Davidson 1,340cc Evo engine. Here’s one of the four total examples that were created. What do you think? …

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In Australia – 1982 Honda BiMonkey

In Custom, Japan, Small Displacement, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

Honda’s Monkey bike (known the world over but sometimes with a different name) is one of the most notable motorcycles ever built. Between ’87 and ’88, Honda built a RT variant which was only available in Japan. According to the seller, approximately 40 of those RT bikes were converted to these adorable little replicas of the Bimota DB1 called the …

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Tonti Cafe – 1978 Moto Guzzi SP1000 Custom

In Cafe Racer, Custom, Italy by Abhi0 Comments

12-30-16 Update: This Guzzi is back up for sale, bidding is currently at $4,600 with the reserve not yet met here on eBay. Post Listing Update: This Guzzi custom did not meet reserve with bidding up to $5,600 on eBay. This SP originally started as a touring bike, but this example was restored in 2013 and turned into a custom …

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1979 Honda CBX Custom

In Custom, Japan, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

Post Sale Update: This CBX originally got no interest at a BIN of $25,000. The seller lowered the BIN to $19,950 and the bike then sold. Built by Jason Len of XKS Motorsport, this CBX has been featured in The CBX Book by Ian Foster and the CBX World calendar.

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Sisufab Build – 1969 Honda CL350 Custom

In Custom, Japan by Abhi0 Comments

Post Sale Update: After 9 bids on eBay, this Honda sold for $3,650. This Honda was built by Sisufab for the 2015 Roughrider Ink and Iron Expo in Fargo, North Dakota. The build took just 35 days and the bike ended up winning both the People’s Choice and Builder’s Choice awards.

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2016 BMW RnineT Custom

In Custom, Germany, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

Post Listing Update: This RnineT has been relisted several times but it never meets reserve. The highest bidding has ever been up to is $12,200. BMW has had quite a hit on their hands with the RnineT – which is why they’re expanding the model into a family of 5. It’s also become a popular platform for customizers – here’s …

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Citroen 2CV in Slovenia – 2013 Custom Build

In Custom by Abhi0 Comments

Post Listing Update: The seller keeps relisting this bike at a BIN of $11,000 but no one’s buying. Shame. Does the name Emile Leray mean anything to you? He’s a French guy who foolishly ignored a military roadblock in northwest Africa and ended up crashing his Citroen 2CV into a rock while crossing the desert. Using a hacksaw and the …