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El Solitario Custom Motorcycles

We have featured many custom motorcycles in the past, but none as crazy as the El Solitario conversions. The co-founders, David Borras and Valeria Libano are two irreverent artists/mechanics doing something no one else does, mixing materials like a spicy curry of metal and leather. The resulting mix of raw finishes and immaculate detailing is strangely compelling. Check out the website for the full list of their builds.

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Vagabund Honda CB450

One of our favorite custom motorbikes ever is the spectacular BMW R100R by Vagabond Moto. Today we showcase another work of art by the Austrian duo, designer Paul Brauchart and mechanical engineer Philipp Rabl - the 1972 Honda CB450 K5 Cafe Racer, a build developed in line with a brief of clean lines and a minimalist finish, with everything deemed as unnecessary being removed. After being stripped bare, the bike was fitted with a wheel hugger style number plate moun...
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Mini have unveiled the beautiful Superleggera Vision, a perfectly designed roadster. Created by MINI and Touring Superleggera, the unique model blends Italian flair with MINIís elegant and authentic British styling to create timeless aesthetic appeal, with a contemporary design. The all-electric open-top two-seater features an elegant aluminum and leather trim interior, and beautiful design details such as a tiny, Jaguar D-type-like rear fin, and awesome tail lights...
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The ingenious SeatRack is an interior cargo rack that helps you securely transport oversized items inside your vehicle. This clever kit replaces the passenger side head rests with two racks, turning the inside of your car into a roof rack, protecting your gear against theft and weather. No more messing up the seats or having to reconfigure whatís up and whatís down, thanks to the SeatRack, you can easily haul surfboards, skis, snowboards, fishing poles, ladders, etc...
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