• By Published On: February 1, 2018

    We’re always proud of our ever-growing Dutch custom motorcycle scene. I think Arjan van den Boom with Ironwood Customs is one of the fastest growing shops with worldwide recognition. But we also have another great shop: Nozem Amsterdam. We haven’t heard from them in a while, but if you take a […]

  • By Published On: January 16, 2018

    There is more than Fabergé eggs in Moscow Not very much is known about the Russian cafe racer scene, but sometimes little gems unexpectedly pop to the surface. In the heart of Moscow, there is a “small atelier” as they call themselves, who work under the name “Z17 customs”. They are […]

  • By Published On: January 9, 2018

    Yes! You’re right! Better late than never! This is the list of the 21 best custom motorcycles of 2017! Last year we did a voting based on the stats of popular bikes that year but this time we kept things much simpler. So no hard data, voting system, social statistics, or fancy […]

  • By Published On: December 18, 2017

    The small and agile BMW G310 is one of those bikes that has written “FUN” all over it. But the problem is that you really can’t tell if you take a look at the original machine; a lot of plastics and a bit of a bulky design. When the bike was […]

  • By Published On: November 29, 2017

    Yeah, that’s right: there is no such thing as a BMW R168. But this creation right here deserves its own model number. This piece of art is built by the guys from Kacerwagen from Spain, maybe you remember them from the radical Aprilia RSV1000 Cafe Racer I’ve featured back in April this year. This […]

  • By Published On: November 19, 2017

    It’s always fun to receive an email from Grzegorz Korczak of Unikat Motorworks. Every time he surprises me with his wide variety of builds. Were some builders tend to have a preference for a certain brand or type, Grzegorz just works on all kinds of bikes. With a clear philosophy of his builds “1 […]

  • By Published On: November 8, 2017

    Back in September, I got in touch with Bolt Motor Co. from Valencia in Spain. They amazed me with this beautiful, redefined version of the Honda CB750. Today they’ve amazed me again with this awesome BMR R100RS Scrambler. The last time I saw a BMW R-series like this, was back in […]

  • By Published On: October 18, 2017

    Check out this cool, minimalistic BMW R45 Bobber: the last two-digit numbered build of Cafe Racer Dreams: CRD #99. Pedro and his team are on a custom build train that seems unstoppable. With almost 100 builds, literally, everybody interested in custom bikes, has seen one or more builds of them. Their […]

  • By Published On: September 21, 2017

    Luis Bertelli, the owner of the Italian Luismoto has a strong relationship with the BMW R nineT. Right after the introduction of BMW retro machine, he saw the huge potential of this bike and create a range of custom versions. I’ve featured some of these bikes earlier: a beautiful BMW R […]

  • By Published On: September 6, 2017

    These pictures are probably the first from a whole photo shoot, and I’m sure that we can expect more pictures and information about this BMW G310R Cafe Racer. What I do know is that it’s built by Cafe Racer Dreams in cooperation with BMW Motorrad Spain. It’s called “Hadoken”, Japanese for […]

  • By Published On: September 4, 2017

    This BMW R nineT Dakar can be put in the corner “legend building for a legend”. Legendary builder XTR Pepo wanted to build a tribute to Paris-Dakar legend Hubert Auriol. This Frenchmen was the first racer to win the Dakar in both motorcycle and car-class. Auriol won the 1981 and 1983 edition on a BMW […]

  • By Published On: July 10, 2017

    With the ever growing scene of custom motorcycles, I’m proud of everything that’s “Made in Holland”. I keep in close contact with all builders like Arjan from Ironwood Customs, Wido of Wimoto, Daan of Moto Adonis and of course the Wrench Kings. Last weekend I’ve paid a visit to the last one. […]

  • By Published On: July 4, 2017

    After the BMW K100 cafe racer we’ve posted yesterday, most custom “Flying Bricks” are completely overshadowed. I must be honest that the love for that bike biased me. But still, this doesn’t withhold me from posting custom BMW K-series. It’s always a matter of taste AND a matter of time before an […]

  • By Published On: July 3, 2017

    Last February I’ve posted this beautiful Honda CB400 Cafe Racer built by Retrorides. With this bike, the Brazilian brothers Gustavo and Rodrigo Lourenço showed what they are capable of and that they were able to redefine the standards for building a Honda CB cafe racer, still the #1 bike for cafe racer projects. […]

  • By Published On: June 14, 2017

    Usually, I don’t like to just repost bikes from other websites. But with projects from a friend, it’s different. And the complete bike you see here is totally different. Regular readers already know the story and work of Arjan van den Boom, owner of Ironwood Custom Motorcycles and I’ve featured a […]

  • By Published On: June 7, 2017

    Last month the French Jonathan Nicolas of Nicolas Motors amazed us with his amazing Honda CB750 Mono Shock. A beautiful bike which showed that Jonathan goes all the way when working on a bike. And when you’re the creator of such awesome machines, it’s just a matter of time before your […]