• By Published On: January 31, 2024

    “Tricolore” is the latest creation of XTR PEPO, where Pepo Rosell builds extreme customs! The Tricolore, is a Ducati-based bike, clad in the three colors of the Italian flag as a tribute to the first Ducati 851 Tricolore. A 'from the ground up' build, an exquisite collection of high performance, heavily modified or home-made components.

  • By Published On: January 30, 2024

    After a 50 year hiatus, the Honda CL is back! With a vengeance! The scrambler now features a 500cc twin, and this beautiful CL500 'The Nightcrawler' from MOTOISM with the Plug&Play CL500 kit really rips!

  • By Published On: November 21, 2023

    Budweis Custom Indian Motorcycle Show, the only custom show fully dedicated to Indian Motorcycles, is gearing up for its third edition, with registrations open as of today! The place to be is České Budějovice – aka Budweis – in the Czech Republic, from June 13 to 16, 2024, and you can pre-register your bike at www.budweiscustom.show/#BCS24form.

  • By Published On: August 8, 2023

    Powerbrick, based in Schiedam, the Netherlands, is both a custom shop and a parts design and manufacture business. Besides building a couple of fully customised motorcycles a year, mostly BMW K-series so far - hence the name - Powerbrick produces and sells custom triple clamps, subframes, air-filter sets, headlight covers, tank caps, exhausts... All in all some 70 different parts, all designed in-house, and produced exclusively for Powerbrick.

  • By Published On: June 30, 2022

    We have previously featured bikes called the Dominator, the Starship Meteor, the Mutant, and the Alchemist. Seasoned readers and followers may recognise these names and ‘Cloud 9’ does not sound too far fetched to follow. Indeed, Arjan van den Boom is behind this revolutionary design for a 2019 BMW R9T. This […]

  • By Published On: March 9, 2021

    Wait, who? ARCTOS. Ancient Greek for “bear”, at least, that’s what our translator says. It is also the name of the brand-new group that has emerged from a small valley in the Swiss Emmental region. Aside from the famous cheese, this area is also known for the traditional craftsmanship workshops, as […]

  • By Published On: November 4, 2018

    ‘Crazy for building MAD stuff’ The city of Roosendaal in the south of the Netherlands harbours a small outfit run by a big (1.96m) guy. I got to know Daan Borsje a couple of years ago when we were both sitting in a jury for a build off competition. Daan is […]

  • By Published On: October 18, 2018

    Somewhere slightly hidden away in an industrial park in the Northern part of Amsterdam little bits of magic lighten up the workshop. Hunched over his sewing machine Jeroen Bouwmeester of ‘Silver Machine Custom Seats’ creates the custom seats for a worldwide audience of bikers and builders. It is his true craftsmanship […]

  • By Published On: March 28, 2018

    Earthbound The Dutch are quite well known for their levelheadedness and their no-nonsense approach when it comes to business. In their communication, they might sometimes a bit too direct, but they mean well. This trait particularly applies to fellow countrymen from the Eastern part of the Netherlands. They often look at […]

  • By Published On: March 18, 2018

    In this series “Custom Crafts”, our fresh contributor Ron Betist is taking you along on his journey in discovering the world behind the custom motorcycle scene. Usually, the builder or shop gets all the credits of a completed project, but he or she is often supported by a variety of artists. […]

  • By Published On: January 1, 1970

    Swedish Design Meandering along the dark alleys of the Internet you sometimes pass the most unexpected sheds. We all know Scandinavians have a knack for brilliant design. No, I am not talking about the stuff you have to put together with an ‘allen key’ produced in mass quantities by the big […]