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Confederate X132 Hellcat Speedster

Built with an assist from an erstwhile Ducati designer, the Confederate X132 Hellcat Speedster is a machine that looks fast while standing still. It’s outfitted with carbon fiber and billet aluminum, an adjustable suspension, dual-caliper brakes, and 18-inch carbon fiber wheels. Power comes courtesy of a 2,163cc fuel-injected V-Twin … READ MORE

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Bandit9 – Bishop Concept Motorcycle

Beijing-Based Bandit9 recently launched an outpost in Saigon, and the latest project out of the gates is the Bishop Concept, based on a 125cc Honda SuperSport and featuring a metallic unibody constructed from a single block of high-grade aluminum. The custom bike specialist is tapping a pair of incongruous … READ MORE

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Deus Ex Machina – Steve R100

Based on a BMW R100/7, the latest custom machine from Deus Ex Machina is dubbed the Steve R100, built piece by piece in a process that took five months. According to the design team, the goal was to create something “smooth and simple.” Clearly, they accomplished their goal, … READ MORE

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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