The first successful naked bikes were launched in the 70s. There was a real battle between the four big Japanese (or big four if you like ;) brands in the naked bike market. Honda had their CB-series, Kawasaki the Z-series, Suzuki the GT-series and Yamaha was pretty successful with their RD-series. … [Read more...] about Yamaha XJ1200 by Lab Motorcycle
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The Honda CM-series may not be as familiar and legendary as the CB-series, but the Honda CM450 still is an interesting machine. The first bike in the CM-series was launched in 1979 and had a 395cc twin cylinder engine, which had a lot of similarities with the CB400T. But instead of two valves per … [Read more...] about Honda CM450 Custom by Hide Brussels
Somehow motorcycles and surfing are two subcultures very close to each other. The annual Wheels & Waves Festival in Biarritz is probably the best example of the two cultures coming together. Chris Tope from Bellingham (MA, USA) is a guy standing with one foot in the motorcycle scene and the … [Read more...] about Honda CB200T Brat “Surf-N-Turf”
Last week I've featured this awesome custom Kawasaki W800 and I was complaining about the fact that the I only see a few Kawasaki W-series being customized. Call it a coincidence or just randomness, but today I've found another custom W. This time it's a cool looking Kawasaki W650 Brat built by … [Read more...] about Kawasaki W650 Brat by Kevils Speed Shop
Small sized motorcycles are very popular in Brazil and they're usually meant to bring one from A to B in a cheap and efficient way, nothing more, nothing less. The Yamaha Fazer 250 (or YS 250) is a bike specifically built for the Brazilian market and is introduced back in 2005 as a direct competitor … [Read more...] about Yamaha Fazer 250 Brat by Santa Customs