Category Archives: Bikes

2015 Ducati Streetfighter 848

Immersed in a world of stripped back minimalism I’ve had to quash an unfashionable temptation to plunder eBay’s bounty of 1980’s faired futurism. The Cagiva Freccia, Ducati Paso, Moto Morini Dart and Gilera CX have all been just a buy it know button away my grasp. Thankfully I’ve

1959 Chang Jiang CJ750 by Marlon Motorcycles

Marlon Motorcycles turned up at Bike Shed London 2016 with a brace of bikes, one of which was this 1959 Chang Jiang CJ750. The Chang Jiang is mechanically similar to a Ural or Dnepr, an interesting motorcycle drsigned to spend its service crossing in some of

Harley-Davidson 48 by Rock Solid

There’s always time for a cool Harley, and that’s exactly what the Harley-Davidson 48 by Rock Solid is. Dreaming about something a bit different, the owner of this bike shared its dream with a custom shop and the guys at Rock Solid Motorcycles decided to make

Aero E-Racer

I’ve mentioned this before but will repeat it to be clear: I don’t hate everything electric, I just find the automotive projects based on such technology without soul and possibly pointless. On the other hand, I stumble upon this motorcycle, dubbed the Aero E-Racer, which has

Triumph Bonneville by FCR Original

Looking timeless and elegant, the Triumph Bonneville by FCR Original is one of those bikes you look at and instantly want to ride. The talented French builders have come up with a bike that seems like the real deal, a factory bike maintained in pristine condition. Proving that

Honda NTV650 Green Goblin by Wimoto

Honda NTV650 Green Goblin by Wimoto is a stunning transformation, inspired by the reliable Honda NTV650. It was originally meant to become a scrambler, but once the handlebars, headlight, and seat were added, it seemed only natural to go towards a café racer design. A

1928 BMW R62

Before BMW was a car manufacturer, the name was known for aircraft engines. After World War I, restrictions set by the Versailles Treaty barred BMW from aircraft production, which is why in 1923 the company moved to producing motorcycles – that was the best thing

Ducati 1199 Panigale by Ortolani Customs

Upon one glance, I realized that the Ducati 1199 Panigale by Ortolani Customs will redefine custom motorcycles forever. The Polished Ducati puts out a refined sense of luxury, complemented by Italian brawn and French styling. The looks alone hint towards some serious thrills, worth talking