Moto Morini 1200 Corsaro Veloce WE LOVE LOTUS CARS for their basic simplicity and straight forwardness. They are built for driving and nothing else. The same goes for this bike. It is clear that the only place for it is on the road or on a track. It is built to thrill and give its rider an … [Read more...] about XTR Pepo’s Moto Morini Peperoni!
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Oh behave baby! IT HAS BEEN A LONG WAIT since the first official introduction in the fall of 2018. When Bikebrewers colleague Vincent and I received the call from Indian inviting us to go out and test the FTR 1200, we obviously grabbed the earliest opportunity to get out there and ride this … [Read more...] about Indian FTR 1200S – Awesome Powers!
BORN IN JAPAN IN 1996, this Honda VT600 now has escaped its own shadow and had started a new life as an old style Salt Racer inspired beauty amongst the Swiss Alps. It took a Swiss mechanic to turn this nearly thirty year old cruiser into the ‘Silberpfeil’ it is today. Interestingly the … [Read more...] about Swiss volcano
Bad Boy Bobber On the same day my fellow rider/photographer Vincent Burger and I were throwing the FTR 1200S around, we also had the chance to take the Scout Bobber with us. Comparing the two is not really logical. The engines come from the same mother, but they are definitely not twins. FTR is … [Read more...] about Indian Scout Bobber road tested
Let’s try something completely different! THIS IS LIKELY TO BE THE INITIAL THOUGHT of any builder when they start work on a new project. However, in this case it is our editorial team who suggested we take a different approach ourselves for this post. Not quite awake yet after a heavy night … [Read more...] about Guzzi Outback Express II by RH Motorcycles
NO ROAR, BUT JUST A HISS is what you can expect when you mount the Droog Moto scrambler and twist the throttle. No, not to worry. There’s nothing wrong with the engine. Keeping up with the times this is the first ever electrical bike that Max and Erica built. As the Droog Moto team are regulars … [Read more...] about Silent Thunder
“AMSTERDAM, HERE WE ARE!” On September 28th the well-respected festival ‘Pure & Crafted’ landed on the shores of Amsterdam. After three legendary events in Berlin and one year on the road, the party capital of the Netherlands was selected to host the quinquennial celebrations. In spite of the … [Read more...] about Pure & Crafted Heritage
NO BREAKING NEWS ABOUT A RECENTLY DISCOVERED INSECT, but a new star shining brightly in the custom building Universe. This is only his first bike, but we expect to see much more of the Bulgarian builder in the future. Kyustendil (Bulgaria) based Bull Moto Custom and its owner Ivan Mushev, are … [Read more...] about Hornet morphes into Butterfly
THE ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE STARRIDER made me think of David Bowie’s 1972 ‘Starman’ song. Magical but haunting at the same time. It will stick in your mind forever. Just like this quintessential storyteller did musically, the Ott brothers understand what it takes to excite a bike rider. Combining their … [Read more...] about ‘There’s a Starman waiting in the sky’
“The hills are alive with the sound of Triumph!” THIS SLIGHTLY MODIFIED opening line from the world renowned theme from the ‘60’s movie ‘The sound of music’ sort of illustrates the origin of this build. Although his name might suggest otherwise, Gabriel Alares is a Stockholm based … [Read more...] about A songsmith tuned Triumph