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Ducati-Inspired Super Single – 1997 NWS 350 Supermono

In Custom, Italy, Race by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Produced exclusively for the “Sound of Singles” series, the Ducati Supermono is one of the marque’s most iconic and sought after models. Built from ‘93-‘95, only 67 examples of this instant classic left the factory in Bologna, making them wildly rare finds. Because of the competition thumper’s sparse nature, examples routinely sell for somewhere around (or just above) the six-figure …

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“R7” Kit – BMW R nineT

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When talking about the most substantial motorcycle designs in history, BMW’s R7 is seldom left out of the conversation. The wonderfully Art Deco-styled two-wheeler boasts a radical aesthetic that’s managed to stand the test of time profoundly well. For well over half-a-century, owning an R7 example has been limited to something of a pipe dream. Thanks to a shop in …

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Venier Customs ADV Build “VX Traveler” – 1999 Cagiva Gran Canyon

In Custom, Dual-Sport, Italy by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Custom adventure motorcycles are a rare breed in the bespoke bike world. While one might think one-off ADV builds would be immensely popular considering the rise in scrambler style builds, the reality is a lot of adventure bikes don’t lend themselves particularly well to extensive customization. But with a little patience and creativity, these on/off-road tourers can make for fantastic …

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BMW V8 Twin Turbo in Finland – 2018 ProBoost M1

In Custom by Mathieu Guyot-SionnestLeave a Comment

Even though motorcycle history has shown that bikes and turbos don’t make for commercially successful cocktails, some turbo fans will never give up. ProBoost is a Finnish company specialized in turbo systems for motorcycles and snowmobiles. To show off their capabilities, they’ve also built a complete bike with a BMW twin-turbo V8 motor. Meet the M1.

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Tetsu Mitsuhashi-Built – 2001 Harley-Davidson Sportster XL1200 Custom

In America, Cafe Racer, Custom by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This custom Harley did not get any action at the BIN of $8,000. Tetsu Mitsuhashi honed his skills working under Aki Sakamoto of Hog Killers Inc. Interestingly, Aki himself sharpened his teeth working under Jesse James at West Coast Choppers. While Mitsuhashi has worked on countless bespoke two-wheelers while at Hog Killers, this Sportster-based build is the …

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1973 Triumph X75 Hurricane

In Custom, England by Mathieu Guyot-SionnestLeave a Comment

Post Listing Update: This Hurricane did not get any interest at the asking price of $26,900. At the end of the 60’s, British motorcycle makers like BSA/Triumph were facing the end of their supremacy. Japanese makers were growing and while the Brits were doing their best with 650cc twin cylinder that leaked oil, the Japanese were preparing 750cc inline fours …

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Zero-Powered Prototype – 2018 Campagna “E-Rex”

In 3 Wheels, America, Custom by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Back in April of 2018, Canadian autocycle purveyor Campagna Motors announced it would be releasing a fully-electric version of its long-running T-Rex model. Instead of developing its own electric powertrain, Campagna partnered up with Zero Motorcycles, which agreed to provide the motors, batteries, and controllers which Campagna says have been “seamlessly integrated into the T-REX”.