Horror inspired It seems the British armed forces seem to have quite some of their men wrenching and riding motorbikes! A few posts back we featured the Honda CB500T by Daniel Martin a Royal Marines commando and now we honor the brainchild of another military man; Chris Roffey. Inspired by … [Read more...] about Yamaha XJR1300 ready for battle
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Heritage The Honda CB 500 Twin (T) isn’t as well known or nearly as popular as its bigger brother, the CB 750. Yet, it is probably rarer than any of the other Honda models from that era. Built between 1974 and 1978, it was the direct replacement of the CB 450 Twin, which was a head-on competitor … [Read more...] about Commando built: Brat style Honda CB 500 T
WHEN AN ITALIAN DESIGNER starts redesigning motorcycles you better pay attention. We traveled South to the mid sized (50K inhabitants) town of Pordenone (North East Italy) to interview the protagonist of this post. There we met him at the workshop of his own company ‘La Motocicletta’. While … [Read more...] about Mediterranean Blue BMW R80 by La Motocicletta
“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
Once upon a time in the Winter Dark SCANDINAVIAN countries are known for their long dark winters. Causing those Viking knights to take refuge in their homes, only to come back out again in Spring. As a Head of Design at a Norwegian distillery, Swedish born (but 1/4th Norwegian..) David Höök is … [Read more...] about Fascinating Dull Boy