Ever heard of CCM Motorcycles? Chances are that you didn't. Let me start with a brief history of the brand: CCM, short for Clews Competition Machines, was founded in 1971 by Alan Clews. Alan was a successful trails and cross rider in the 60s and raced mainly BSA machines. But when the BSA … [Read more...] about CCM Spitfire
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With two bikes from The Netherlands in such a short period it may be too early to call March "the month of the Dutch" but it sure is cool to see that the Holland is well represented this month. The bike you see here is built by Eelco in 't Zand, owner of 14Cycles, a small Dutch workshop. Just … [Read more...] about Ducati 750SS Cafe/Fighter by 14Cycles
With every bike from XTR Pepo I can start with a story about how amazing his work is, that he's a true legend and a master builder. Just like this time ;). Pepo is simply one of the best custom bike builders out there. Most of his latest builds are bikes inspired by endurance racers. He also likes … [Read more...] about Honda Shadow 400 “Spitfire” by XTR
Nigel Fox is one of those guys with a skill set to die for. Together with his dad he worked with motorized wheels his entire life as a hobby. Usual he works with four-wheelers but he got his hands on this 1986 Kawasaki KZ440 he bought from a friend who lost his interest in the project. He had no … [Read more...] about Kawasaki KZ440 Cafe Racer by Slyfox Customs
The Yamaha XV is and will be a popular base for customization projects, but the last time XV I've featured one here was in July 2016 so I was glad to post this one today. It's built by Cardsharpers Customs from Poland (you may know them from this cool Honda CB600 Cafe Racer). I don't have a … [Read more...] about Yamaha XV750 Racer by Cardsharper’s Customs