KTM Superduke 1290

Top 15: future Youngtimer candidates

Recently I got involved in a debate with a fellow blogger (Jabok from youngtimerbike24.pl), about what makes a good Youngtimer candidate among modern motorcycle models. It is obviously not just the age of the bike. As an example we have … Read More ›

Moto Guzzi 850T Cafe Racer by Jeff Parrish

Moto Guzzi 850T “Caffe Ratto” by Jeff Parrish

There are 2 kinds of builds. One: the builds made by professional/amateur builders. Where everything is estimated and counted… Every working hour, component or accessory bought, installed, fabricated, outsourced is added. Put a donor bike on top… and some margin – and … Read More ›

Honda Hornet 600 by Officina Ricci

Honda Hornet 600 by Officina Ricci

Honda Hornet is not the first bike that comes to mind when You think about customising. But it turns out, as I was quite surprised myself – that it makes a great “Cafe Racer” styled motorcycle. I managed to select … Read More ›

Ducati Pantah

The Pantah: a collection of firsts for Ducati

Let’s continue with the Pantah tribute texts. This motorcycle and its creators deserve more recognition than they seem to have. I own a “Motorcycles” book, which glances through the decades of motorcycles development. There are multiple Ducati’s or Cagiva’s described, but … Read More ›

Yamaha XT500 by Motorelic

Yamaha XT500 by Motorelic

It’s time for a scrambler build. Well… I know that this is not really a Scrambler when You take on to modify a dual-sport motorcycle, a segment that is already where it should be. But hey, Yamaha XT sits between … Read More ›

Suzuki Bandit Colonel Butterscotch by Icon 1000

Top 5 Suzuki Bandit builds

Suzuki Bandit. Quite an icon, that is a perfect reflection of Suzuki philosophy: a good and affordable motorcycle, with a brilliant engine coming from a full family of legendary oil-cooled units… It’s just their way – to release a bike … Read More ›

Kawasaki KZ1000 "La Bestia" Drag Bike by Valtoron

Kawasaki KZ1000 “La Bestia” by Valtoron

“The beast” from Spain. This is a turbocharged Kawasaki KZ1000 Drag Bike. It doesn’t look like a straight to the track performance machine. There is a stylish and temperamental touch to it, except the pure power of the visible engineering. But don’t get distracted by this bespoke, … Read More ›