Deus cracks the style code for a Sportster cafe racer. Plus a custom Ducati Paul Smart owned by the principal of a WSBK team, and a flotilla of jaw-dropping scale models from Thailand. Ducati Paul Smart Special Did you know that the principal of the Althea Honda WSBK team, Genesio Bevilacqua, has a private collection of rare and exotic race machines? We've just stumbled upon it, and we're blown away. The collection's stacked with ultra-desirable bikes from Honda, Suzuki, Yamaha, Bimota and more. But right now, we're crushing hard on Genesio's Ducati Paul Smart Special. From what we've read, it's
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Amsterdam-based sculptor Ram Katzir captures still life when he’s at work, but when he’s on two wheels, he likes to travel very fast indeed. His current ride is this ballistic Triumph Speed Twin, which he designed with the help of German bike builder and racer Chris Raisch. This is second time that Ram has worked with Chris: the first was upgrading the engine on a smart Street Twin built by Motokouture in Belgium. We’re fans of Triumph’s even sportier Speed Twin, because it matches classic looks and rider-friendly ergonomics to thoroughly modern performance. It’s no slouch when it leaves the
Ironwood Custom Motorcycles get frequent requests for their signature R-Series BMW bobbers. But when a regular client rolled in with a unique donor, shop boss Arjan van den Boom knew he had to up the ante. The bike in question was a 1982 BMW R100—but with a very special motor. It was packing a full Krauser upgrade, complete with four-valve heads, Nikasil barrels and an electronic ignition. The client was a BMW and Porsche fanatic with very discerning taste. So whatever the Dutch shop built would need to be special. Arjan and co. answered with a sharp, low-slung bobber that
Business seems good for Dutch builders Ironwood Motorcycles. Last week it was their sweet restomod Honda that garnered a great
The K100 was developed during a time when BMW felt the need to create a modern, liquid-cooled machine that could compete with the inline fours coming out of Japan. The design concept was unique in motorcycling: an inline four mounted on its side in the frame, with the head protruding from the