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Our Friday custom motorbike crush comes from Portugal’s Ton-Up Garage. Commissioned by a client who needed a bike that could handle both city streets and backcountry dirt tracks, this awesome Honda 650 custom named "Muxima” was stripped to its essentials, giving the bike a minimal look and shedding a lot of visual weight, changing completely the original look and style of the bike. They finished it off beautifully with a custom-made leather seat, some knobby off-road tires, and an elegant earthy paint job. More photos of this masterpiece after the jump.
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After much anticipation, Honda has officially unveiled the new 2016 Africa Twin! The brand new CRF1000L brings back one of Honda´s most iconic motorbikes, the legendary Africa Twin, after the venerable XRV750 went out of production twelve years ago. The original Honda Africa Twin is possibly the most reliable, versatile and proven adventure touring motorcycle ever produced, and this new version inherits to the full the essence and spirit of what made the XRV750 Africa Twin so good. The new Africa Twin features a 998 cc parallel twin engine and will be available in four color options, including the red CRF Rally, the white Tricolor.
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Following Ducati´s lead in presenting the vintage inspired Ducati Scrambler, Yamaha have presented the XSR700, a retro-modern roadster that pays tribute to the iconic XS650. It is packed with a liquid-cooled 689cc inline 2-cylinder 4-stroke engine, delivering a maximum output of 73.8 hp at 9000 rpm and 50.2 lb-ft. at 6500 rpm. The XSR700 carries a lot of retro touches, including vintage inspired headlight and rear light unit and a two-texture leather vintage style seat unit. The 2016 XSR700 will be available in Forest Green or Garage Metal paint schemes, with a ton of accessories to pick and customize it. watch the video
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Johammer J1 is a futuristic electric cruiser developed and manufactured in Austria by industrial designer Johann Hammerschmid. The unusual and unconventional ride is the first e-motorcycle capable of reaching a 200km (125 miles) range on a single charge, and features an almost silent motor integrated into the rear wheel, providing 14 horsepower and a top speed of 74mph (119kph). With a love or hate design and a chopper-like aesthetic, the Johammer J1 is packed with hi-tech features such as two high-resolution 2.4 inch rear view mirrors that are actually electronic displays and provide relevant driving information. watch the video
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Throttle Rocker lets you enjoy hours of riding without experiencing wrist fatigue, it is an inexpensive alternative to a motorcycle cruise control! The ingenious accessory wraps snugly around the throttle grip, allowing you to use downward pressure from the heel of your hand, instead of squeezing the grip to operate the throttle. This means less fatigue and cramping of your hand!

Pick one up from Town Moto, or from Amazon
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Our Friday custom motorbike crush comes from Portugal-based Dream Wheels Heritage. The bike, a Yamaha XJ750 was bought in Germany in a miserable state and Dream Wheels put their magic and creativity to work and created a stunning conversion, changing completely the look and style of the bike. The XJ750 is a rare model when it comes to custom building, but the guys have done a wonderful job on this sleek scrambler. More photos after the jump
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After working their magic on the stunning Yamaha XS650, Thrive Motorcycles are back again with an impressive and creative build, based on a 1984 Yamaha Scorpio. The unusual body is the result of a rough sketch drawn at the briefing with the client, it is made from aluminum to achieve the grey industrial look but to also save precious weight. The eccentric ride was also fitted with Kenda trial tyres, a custom clutch and brake lever, a custom dashboard with indicators and a GPS/phone mount, and some custom switch gear. They also covered the custom-made stainless steel exhaust with a grey exhaust wrap to match the overall look. via
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BMW custom specialists CRD Motorcycles (Cafe Racer Dreams) have rolled out of their Madrid-based workshop, their latest masterpiece, a spectacular BMW R110 conversion. CRD#58 is an 1984 BMW R100 that was stripped, giving the bike a minimal look and shedding a lot of visual weight, a CRD trademark. It was fitted with a custom-made solo seat that has a LED tail light built into it, chunky Continental tires, and painted with BMW’s iconic motorsport stripes and traditional roundels. via More amazing photos after the jump.
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To celebrate Konami´s new game "Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain", Triumph have presented a spectacular one-off creation, dubbed "Venom". The military-styled bike is based on the Bonneville T100 ridden by character Snake in Metal Gear Solid V, and was created in-house by the Triumph team. Modifications include custom built wheels fitted with the popular and aggressive go-anywhere Continental TKC80 tyres, a yellowed-out JVB Rumbler headlight, slash cut exhausts, a neoprene and carbon kevlar leather saddle (inspired by Snake’s combat wear), and heavy duty ammo rack loops around the back of the bike. A true masterpiece
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Our Friday custom motorbike crush comes from Montreal-based Clockwork Motorcycles, a talented team that has given this 1978 Honda CB750 a sleek all-black makeover. The stealth bike was striped to its essentials, and no parts were left untouched, they rebuilt the engine and exhaust system, and fitted new rear shocks, new wiring, a custom leather seat, a modified oil tank and hand made side cover with a brushed, blacked-out metal effect (also applied to the fuel tank’s filler cap cover). More photos after the jump.
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Carry your gear (or people) in style on your next adventure ride with the 2015 Ural Gear-Up motorcycle. The Gear-Up provides you space for your everyday needs, whether its camping gear, food, or other bulky stuff, youll no longer need to worry about strapping it to your bike, or back. The rugged Gear-up is designed to take a beating, and if terrain gets rough, you can quickly change between single-wheel drive and the unbelievable traction of dual-wheel drive with the flip of a lever. Also included is a spare tire, luggage rack, sidecar bumper and a high-intensity spotlight to light your way into the wilderness. Available in two camo styles and grey, you can also order your bike in a custom color, and choose from a extensive line of accessories available to help tailor your Ural to your specific needs.
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As the awesome 2015 Ducati Scrambler starts rolling into showrooms, many custom builders are rubbing their hands with excitement for a chance to customize the bike, destined to become a favorite donor bike for customisers as much as the Triumph Bonnveille, old BMW boxers and the Yamaha SR models. Ducati Thailand’s top engineers and mechanics have created a Dirt Tracker version showing the possibilities for personalization, it features chunky adventure-touring tires like the dirt bikes of the 70s, a hand-brushed tank, a front plate inspired by the number plate typical of a dirt track racing bike, a titanium Slip-on exhaust, and aluminum hand brushed spoke wheels.
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You´ve probably heard of AMC’s "The Walking Dead”, and you´ve probably heard of the popular show´s main character Daryl Dixon known for his fearless efficiency in killing zombies. When it came time to replace Daryls lost chopper in the new series, the shows creatives turned to renown Custom motorbike specialists Classified Moto for a new ride. The end result is this menacing beast based on a 1992 Honda CB750 Nighthawk, a zombie apocalypse ready ride with a rough-round-the-edges finish. Check out some more photos after the jump.
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Inspired by the recently-launched Tricity scooter, Yamaha have introduced the third GEN concept models, 03GEN-f and 03GEN-x (featured here). The dual-purpose on-off-road "cross" 03GEN-x is also a leaning three-wheeled machine, but features a scrambler-influenced design, with wire spoke wheels, knobbly tyres, a rising exhaust, and off-road-inspired styling. A leather seat and copper highlights give it a retro vibe, which contrasts with more futuristic design elements such as the X-shaped light, colorful digital display and the thick tube rear frame which incorporates both the taillight and rear turn signals. Give us a release date please! watch the video
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Daryl Villanueva from Bandit9 has rolled out another supreme custom motorcycle from his workshop in Beijing, China. His latest masterpiece is the custom built "Bishop", a minimalist ride based on a Honda Supersport. It features an high-grade steel unibody that contrasts beautifully with the wood burl side panels, a custom gas cap, a sand-casted swingarm, aluminum indicators and custom brake light. The bespoke "Bishop” is limited to nine units only. watch the video
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We normally keep our traditional custom motorbike crush for Friday´s, but we couldn´t resist today in showcasing this absolute gem by Diamond Atelier. After their first stunning modification on a BMW R80, the German workshop have worked their magic on this mind-blowing build, based on a BMW R100R. As with their previous bike the guys kept it simple and uncluttered as possible, exactly the way we like it.
 
This awesome ride is currently for sale through their website, you can send the guys an email for more details. Photo credit: Philipp Wulk
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This has to be one of our favorite custom motorbike designs up to date, we were blown away by this stunning cafe racer based on a Honda CB1100. Idealized by industrial designer Dimitri Bez, this gorgeous build combines technical raw elements with bright, clean lines. The minimal cafe racer has been stripped to its essentials and features a tank and saddle built from a single block of aluminum. It was painted with an eye-catching color scheme (black matte and aluminum) that contrasts beautifully with the custom made leather seat. Pure class, to bad it is still in concept stage…
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Kott Motorcycles from LA specialize in the fabrication and design of vintage motorcycles, namely bikes from the 1970’s Honda CB series. Their builds have a cafe racer inspiration and are stripped-down to the essentials to simplify and bring functionality back into antiquated machines. The end result are these stunning works of art, ergonomic and elegant machines that embrace their original vintage soul. Head over to their website for a complete list of their builds.
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