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 multiple examples that are the … 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 that is reliable, simple and … Read More ›

Ducati "The Pantah 350" by Capêlo's Garage 

Top 5 Ducati Pantah builds

The Ducati Pantah. I have a weak spot for this motorcycle. I like its story and origins – which are material for a “History of…” type of post, that will come soon. It was never the most successful or groundbreaking machine released by the Ducati, … Read More ›

KAWASAKI ZEPHYR 750 BY BARN BUILT BIKES

Top 5 Kawasaki Zephyr Cafe Racers

Kawasaki Zephyr is an underappreciated classic (at least in some regions of the world). It looks nice. It is a proper tribute to a legendary Kawasaki Z1. Every single version is an inline four, air-cooled, twin cam. They even released a couple of series with spoked wheels. … Read More ›

MotoGuzzi 1100 Racer “Corsa #9” by Classic Co.

Top 5 MotoGuzzi Le Mans builds

This post started out of curiosity. Is it possible to find and compare multiple custom builds based on such an iconic and rare donor bike? There is always a choice to make when You own some unique and exotic motorcycle. Whether – to leave it … Read More ›

Yamaha SR400 Mono by Deus

Top 5 Yamaha SR400 builds

It’s about time to present this list. There is hardly any model from the Japanese that is more associated with customization. SR400 (and 500 on some markets) is one of the most recognized motorcycles of the world. The recipe for the SR was simple, take … Read More ›

XL600R "KT600" by Classified Moto

Top 5 Honda XR/XL builds

Following a quite recent Top 5 of Suzuki DR650 post (that was very well received – thanks a lot!)… let’s check what the main competitor of guys from Hamamatsu – Honda, has to offer. It’s difficult to pick a particular model for this Top 5 … Read More ›

1979 R100/7 "Hammerhead – Shark" by Hookie Co.

Top 10 BMW R-Series builds

Let’s stay on the BMW builds listing. This time BMW R-series Top 10… A donor bike such characteristic and common, that You have a lot to choose from. There are literally hundreds of them. Personally, I’m not a big fan of this base since most … Read More ›

K101 Gatermann

Top 10 BMW K-series builds

I wanted to write another Top 5 post for the series… Selected “the brick” from BMW as a topic for the list. And it turned out that there are so many interesting builds based on this iconic BMW series… that Top 5 doubled… This list includes … Read More ›

Yard Built XJR1300 ‘CS-06 Dissident’ by it roCkS!bikes

Top 5 Yamaha XJR1300 builds

It’s Wednesday – so it’s time for a new post. Let’s make another compilation. There are so many nice bikes to show. But I just figured that I didn’t post any Top 5 Yamaha XJR list yet. Strange since it’s my kind of motorcycle… retro … Read More ›

CB 600F Hornet Cafe Racer by Jigsaw Customs

Top 5 Honda Hornet Cafe Racers

How to make a boring Honda Hornet cool? Make it retro! I personally believe – that we will be seeing more and more of this kind of “retro-mods” in the future. I’m honestly quite surprised that no workshop has proposed a “kit” to modify a … Read More ›

Inazuma Barry Sheene Racer by Raspo Concept

Top 5 Suzuki Inazuma builds

Here is a short list of (subjectively) the nicest Suzuki GSX Inazuma builds. This list is quite personal – as my first build was an Inazuma 1200. I loved this bike – there is something about these oil-cooled Suzuki 1100/1200 engines. Stated many times before … Read More ›

Top 5 Suzuki DR650 builds

This bike choice is a surprise even for me. It’s not what You would call a common base for a custom. But as I tend to get more and more friends and co-riders riding in the mud or dirt… it feels natural, to mention this … Read More ›