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CR750 Tribute – 1971 Honda CB750

In Custom, Japan, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Honda’s CR750 was an evolution of the ubiquitous CB750, sold in very limited numbers as kits to dealers to convert the stock bikes. Finding a genuine model is very difficult (and very expensive) nowadays, which is why riders often like to take current CB750s and turn them into their own versions of the CR. This one isn’t real, but it’s …

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Motowheels Project Bike – 2010 Ducati Streetfighter Custom

In Italy, Sport by Tim HuberLeave a Comment

I’m personally a huge fan of the Ducati Streetfighter, in terms of both performance and aesthetics. While I’m excited to see the new production V4 Streetfighter come out soon, the models from a decade ago are still total gems of bikes. This particular 2010 Streetfighter features a ridiculously long list of more than five-dozen up-specced aftermarket parts. Practically every piece …

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McQueen Tribute – 2010 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Custom

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

Though it’s been almost 40 years since his death, Steve McQueen continues to influence the motorcycle industry. The motorsport enthusiast and film star was a champion of motorcycling who made a profound impact on the sport, industry, and culture. As a tribute to the “King of Cool”, South England-based bespoke bike operation Shaw Speed & Custom decided to build a …

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Vintage Racer – 1963 Norton ES2

In England, Race by AbhiLeave a Comment

The seller of this bike became interested in old British bikes because of his father – as noted in an interview on the Mot’Art Journal, “he has an old Triumph 750cc Bonneville, and the smells and sounds that came from that beast had me hooked.” So he found a Featherbed frame on eBay and bonded with his dad as they …

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2020 Triumph Thruxton 1200 TFC

In England, Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Triumph is getting into the factory custom game, and their first effort is with the Thruxton. They call it the TFC (Triumph Factory Custom), and the British firm is producing just 750 examples. You’ll probably need to be good friends with your local Triumph dealer to get your hands on, though Motorcycles of Dulles has put their allocated bike on …