View Post

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?

View Post

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.

View Post

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.

View Post

2011 Hammarhead Solo X

In America, Custom, Russia by Abhi5 Comments

Based on the Ural sT, the Solo X was a custom that you could order from James Loughead, the man behind Hammarhead Industries. Suggested price was $12,500. This example is claimed to have been built for Ewan McGregor, and it has just 200 miles.

View Post

City of Hate – 1968 Honda CB350 Custom

In Custom, Japan by AbhiLeave a Comment

Created by City of Hate Vintage Cycles, this bike was built to be raffled off at last year’s Rockers vs. Mods in Dallas. It was apparently popular enough that they sold out of raffle tickets, and the bike entered the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show before it was delivered to its new owner.

View Post

1973 Honda CL350 Custom

In Custom, Japan by Abhi1 Comment

Post Listing Update: This CL350 was relisted but still did not meet reserve with 36 bids up to $4,025. Time for another round of ‘what do you think about this custom bike?’ This CL has been given a frame-up restoration and the knowledgeable seller (Angus from Northeast Sportscar) calls it “the ultimate Honda 350 street build.” It sure looks like …

View Post

Pulsetjet Powered – 2015 Robert Maddox Custom

In America, Custom by Abhi1 Comment

Post Listing Update: This bike was relisted multiple times on eBay with the BIN eventually dropping to $4,500, but that wasn’t enough to attract a buyer. A pulsejet engine is named for the fact that the combustion happens in pulses. They’re not a particularly popular powerplant (how’s that for alliteration), but Robert Maddox has established himself as a leader in …