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The Prototype – 2012 Raven MotoCycle

In America, Custom by Abhi1 Comment

Over several years, Jeff Gundlach made a name for himself designing magazine covers for motorcycle mags like Cycle News and Cycle Magazine. In 2009, he started building “something unique, powerful, light, functional, and a classic look.” A couple of years later, the Raven was born. At the time, Jeff created a 750cc prototype and was planning on offering displacement options …

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The Survivor – 1974 Harley-Davidson Custom

In America, Custom by Abhi2 Comments

Post Sale Update: After being relisted several times, the Survivor sold for $2,450 after 17 bids on eBay. Built by Bob Cecchini on an Arlen Ness frame, “The Survivor” was the cover bike for the July 1974 issue of Custom Chopper thanks to cool features like forced induction, one piece body/gas tank, and “progressive one-pedal brakes.” It has since been …

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1954 Ariel Square Four MKII Custom

In Custom, England by Abhi4 Comments

You don’t normally think of an Ariel Square Four as the platform for a British custom, but this bike was given a 2.5 year long frame off restoration and turned into a ‘cafe racer’ in the process. I’m not entirely thrilled with the results – but what do you think?

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Reflect On This – 2007 Chrome Chopper

In America, Cruiser, Custom by Joe2 Comments

With the latest chopper craze safely behind us (for now) nice examples of the genre are now available for pennies on the dollar. The Tuetuls and Jessie James’ of the motorcycle world felt the need to get ever more creative in an attempt to stand above the rest and at times the results got a little, uh, outlandish.

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2014 Honda Grom Custom

In Custom, Japan, Small Displacement by JoeLeave a Comment

Here’s proof that we will hotrod anything, even the little cult bike-ette with the too-cute name—the Honda Grom. Like the purse dog who thinks it’s a Doberman, this 125cc motorcycle somehow presents itself as much larger than the sum of its parts. There’s always the guy who will go way over top, and here’s his project.