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1986 Honda CR500 Street Tracker

In Custom, Japan, Sport by Tim Huber0 Comments

Thornton Hundred Motorcycles is made up of just one kid in the U.K. in his early twenties who has some impressive building chops to say the least. Jody Millhouse (who is Thornton Hundred) has a father who is also an established player in the building world so it’s not too surprising to see the apple hasn’t fallen too far from …

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Custom Cafe in Poland – 1992 Honda CBR600 F2

In Cafe Racer, Custom, Japan by Tim Huber0 Comments

In recent years manufacturers have increasingly found that the synergy of modern and retro elements making up a two-wheeled sum in the form of scramblers, cafe racers and trackers is a successful recipe for good sales numbers. This notable custom-built example takes a different approach by combining vintage and well…less vintage (1960-70’s and 1990’s) in lieu of something more modern. …

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2013 BikeEXIF Bike of the Year – 1980 Honda CB750F

In Cafe Racer, Custom, Japan by Tim Huber0 Comments

Richmond, VA-based Classified Moto began its journey back in 2011 when cofounder John Ryland was laid off from his advertising gig he’d been working for more than a decade. John and his wife Betsy would grow the company and in 2013 they would move out of their residential garage into an industrial shop as several other members would join their …

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Rare SuMo Convert – 1989 Yamaha TDR250

In Custom, Dual-Sport, Japan by Abhi0 Comments

Yamaha’s TDR250 enduro was never officially sold in the US, though a handful were sold in Canada and some (like this bike) have since crossed the border. Here’s a rare example that might disappoint purists but should still make the average street rider drool. A unique two-stroke supermoto that’s registered in California? Yes, please.

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Gold Ghost Street Tracker – 2009 Honda XR650L

In Custom, Dual-Sport, Japan by Tim Huber0 Comments

Most so-called Scrambler builds stray away from the original meaning of the term with even factory “Scrambler” offerings not really being designed for any off-road use (the Ducati Desert Sled being one of the few exceptions) so while most custom scramblers simply throw on a high front fender, flat seat and some knobby tires, this custom Scrambler example has actually …

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Built for Shaq – 2001 West Coast Choppers El Diablo

In America, Cruiser, Custom by Abhi0 Comments

Post Listing Update: Despite 73 bids on eBay up to $44,100, this Shaq-sized chopper did not meet reserve. Wild custom choppers like this aren’t usually my cup of tea, however this one stands because it’s big…it was designed to fit Shaquille O’Neal – both his 7’3″ frame and his size 26 shoes! The build process was shown in Motorcycle Mania …

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Servicustom – 1967 Harley-Davidson Servicar

In 3 Wheels, America, Custom by Tim Huber0 Comments

With the rise of the automobile, motorcycle companies were forced to respond in the way of producing utilitarian scoot-based machines with the most common example being the Harley-Davidson Servicar. These machines were manufactured from 1932 to 1975 and saw dozens of changes and updates in its 43 years of production with some models having a car-like rear differential. While this …