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Deus Ex Machina Lightning 400 Motorcycle

Deus Ex Machina christened this custom bike the Lightning 400 because it’s “powerful, crazy and light.” Based on the iconic Yamaha SR, the build takes inspiration from the bikes of 40 years ago, which means handcrafted precision and basic materials limited to aluminum, fiberglass, steel and rubber. Details include a 46mm … READ MORE

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Harley Davidson Project Livewire

Harley Davidson‘s old-school heritage is the principal draw for adherents of the brand, but the American motorcycle maker is treading new ground with the introduction of Project Livewire, the all-electric concept that’s sure to turn heads. Don’t get too excited (or disappointed) — the bike isn’t set … READ MORE

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Norton 850 Commando by Federal Moto

Based out of Edmonton, Canada, Federal Moto is the new kid on the custom motorcycle block, offering one-of-a-kind builds for “the everyday adventurer.” Their first project out of the gates represents a very good start: a Norton 850 Commando resto-mod that gives the nod to Western Canadian motorcycle culture. One of the … READ MORE

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Deus Ex Machina Grievous Angel Motorcycle

There just something inherently manly about motorcycles. Exposed engines, shining exhaust pipes, and the idea that you are squarely saddled on a beast beneath tied to only two wheels. Deus Ex Machina bikes, however, have been taking the image further for years and their Grievous Angel Motorcycle inspires … READ MORE

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Ducati Monster 821

Ducati has unveiled the all new Monster 821, replacing the discontinued 1100 EVO and joining the Monster 1200 as another liquid-cooled machine to the brand’s naked roadster line. The Monster 821 shares many of the same advanced features as the larger 1200, including adjustable seat height, eight-level traction control, … READ MORE

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BMW Concept Roadster

BMW‘s Concept Roadster, a stripped down and thoroughly modern take on the classic BMW motorcycle, is set to debut on the shores of Italy’s Lake Como at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. The Concept Roadster is powered by BMW’s classic two-cylinder boxer engine, displacing 1,170 cubic centimeters and … READ MORE

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Deus Ex Machina – New York City Pop-Up Store at Freemans Sporting Club

A Venice, California, outpost of Deus Ex Machina is typically the entry point for stateside customers of of the Australian surf and custom motorcycle brand, but a new pop-up store at the Freemans Sporting Club offering discerning New Yorkers an opportunity to sample exclusive Deus apparel pieces. They include collaborative … READ MORE

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The Bultaco Rapitan

It’s been 21 years since a bike with the famous Bultaco “Thumbs Up” logo has made it off the assembly line, but the Spanish motorcycle maker has just announced that they will start making bikes again. First established in 1958 by Francisco ‘Paco” Bulto, the company that … READ MORE

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Ducati 749 by Gustavo Penna

The beautiful thing about this Ducati 749 by Gustavo Penna are the parts and pieces that aren’t included. Penna takes the best of what a Ducati is known for and distills it down to the the essentials, not afraid to show a little skin and reveal the … READ MORE

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Honda CB550 Cafe Racer Tuned By Trop Maschinen

Skillful motorcycle builders are everywhere in the world, as Slovenian bike builder Trop Maschinen shows of their take on a cafe racer motorbike. Matej Trop of Trop Maschinen selected the ever-popular Honda CB550 as a base for his latest build, creating this wickedly beautiful machine. Utilizing a … READ MORE

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Top 5 Ducati Monster Customs

Since its launch in 1993, the Ducati Monster has rolled off the factory floor over 275,000 times, on its way to becoming one of the most iconic motorcycles in modern history. Strangely, there haven’t been many custom jobs centered around the Ducati Monster; Bike EXIF has ranked … READ MORE