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No Reserve – 1983 BMW R65 Custom

In Custom, Germany by AbhiLeave a Comment

Post Sale Update: This custom R65 sold for $7,525 after 31 bids on eBay, though the sale may not have gone through as it was relisted and it then sold for a BIN of $10,500. Built by Magnum Opus out of Wilmington, North Carolina, this BMW R65 looks a lot faster than it used to thanks to the Martini Racing …

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CR-F’in Crazy – CRF250L-Powered 2015 Honda Grom

In Custom, Japan by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

We’ve featured all manner of modified Honda Groms since the pint-sized model’s release in 2014, but this particular example stands out from the rest as it’s powered by the motor from a 2018 CRF250L. Before being shoehorned into a 2015 Grom chassis, the brand-new quarter-liter DOHC single was reportedly given the cam off a CBR250R and a blued GP-style end-can …

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72 Motorcycles Build – 2016 Norton MM

In Custom, England, Sport by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

In 2015, Norton CEO Stuart Garner was approached by Jamie Ireson of Brighton, England-based customs outfit 72 Motorcycles with the idea for a limited run of bikes paying homage to Ron Wood’s 1970s Norton flat track racers. Ron Wood famously teamed up with tuning legend CR Axtell to create a handful of Norton-based dirt track racers that were surprisingly successful …

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November Customs – 1991 Kawasaki Zephyr 750 Custom

In Custom, England, Japan by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

Last month we featured an ’83 K100-based R80GS tribute project from the UK’s November Customs, and while I was a fan of their Bavarian build, it’s got nothing on their more recent 1991 Kawasaki Zephyr custom. Inspired by endurance racers, the Japanese four-banger features modern top-shelf components including inverted (Showa) Ducati 848 forks and triples, and Triumph Thruxton 1200 wheels …