Built by Walt Siegl, this 60ci Sportster has been converted into the MotoBe XLX, a bike with completely handcrafted bodywork and some upgrades like Progressive springs and Magura controls. This was a commissioned bike where Walt “tried to make a small cafe bike that was a visual marriage of the British and Italian styles.”
I was made aware of this fantastic bike by Frank Charriaut of the Mot’Art Journal – check this link out for his write-up on it.
Not sure what to say about this bike – but I’ll give it a shot. This is the Aristocad, a custom build from Putsch Racing, built as an homage to a character/story they made up about an assassination attempt of key members of the Nazi party. It’s all a little odd, but the bike sure is interesting – especially the …
The seller freely admits that this bike is not for everyone, but it sure is…interesting. Originally a Buell XB9, this has had some custom work to look something like a Mad Max bike with a twisted girder front end, cheese grater exhaust, and plenty of copper sheet metal. Buying it is one thing, but would you ride it?