Video Intermission – Shinya Kimura

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Shinya Kimura is a famous Japanese custom motorcycle builder who currently runs Chabott Engineering. He’s made a name for himself through building bikes that are truly original, standing out in a wave of cookie-cutter cafes and cruisers. He takes about 6-8 months to build a bike, and he never sketches a plan in advance – it’s all pretty much improvised as he goes.

He’s an interesting character, and I thought you might enjoy this very brief peek into his life:

Shinya Kimura from Adam Richards on Vimeo.

“A bike should look good on its own…but it’s incomplete until someone rides it.”

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