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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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BMW R80 | BY AUTO FABRICA | Image

BMW R80 | BY AUTO FABRICA

British custom builders Auto Fabrica have really achieved perfection in its simplicity with their new build, a stunning BWR80 conversion. The English workshop specializes in a super-clean, minimalist look, and focuses on reducing weight in their custom bikes. The rear is certainly one of the most exciting we’ve seen so far, with a stylish curved orange panel holding slender red acrylic fins that distribute the brake lighting. The perfect ride for commuting in a busy...
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ICON E-FLYER ELECTRIC BIKE | Image

ICON E-FLYER ELECTRIC BIKE

Icon is a Californian builder known for their custom jeeps and trucks. Recentlly the brand has expanded its focus, and this week has presented a very cool electric bike. The ICON E-Flyer is inspired by the board racers of the World War I era, each is handmade and is equipped with a 3,500 watt Brushless DC Hub-Motor giving it a top speed of 35mph, and a 52v Li-NMC battery pack, good for up to 35 miles of sustained propulsion on a single charge. Limi...
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PEUGEOT 2008 DKR

Peugeot have unveiled their 2015 Rally Dakar challenger, the spectacular Peugeot 2008 DKR.  The Peugeot team, which won the competition four times between 1987 and 1990, with the 205 Turbo and 405 Turbo 16V, will count with legendary WRC driver Carlos Sainz, and also with Cyril Despres, the Frenchman that won five times the Dakar by bike. The team is a partnership between Peugeot, Red Bull and Total. via watch the video...
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