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Our Favorite Custom Motorcycles

Over the past couple of years we have featured some stylish, beastly, clean, and unusual motorbike conversions, today we have decided to make a list of our favorite builds featured here on blessthissstuff. What follows are some examples of the creative work being done around the world, get ready to drool… (note: these are our editor´s picks, list in no particular order).



TRIUMPH SPEED TWIN | BY ROD & TODD DESIGN
Triumph Speed Twin is a motorcycle created by Northumbria University students, Roy Norton and Thomas Kashe…more photos & details




IRON GUERILLA | BY ROUGH CRAFTS

a 2009 Harley-Davidson Sportster Iron 883 by Taiwan garage Rough Crafts…more photos & details




BMW R60/7 | BY ER MOTORCYCLES
a spectacular BMW R60/7 conversion by Blaz Sustarsic of ER Motorcycles…more photos & details




YAMAHA XS650 | BY THRIVE MOTORCYCLE
Thrive Motorcycle is a new custom bike shop from Jakarta, Indonesia, they have re-imagined the classic Yamaha XS650 and transformed it into this remarkable build named ‘T004 MooN’…more photos & details




BMW R1100GS "DESERT” | BY CRD MOTORCYCLES
Cafe Racer Dreams(CRD) from Madrid took a BMW R1100 GS and transformed it into this awesome "Desert Scrambler”…more photos & details




TRIUMPH RUMBLER | BY JVB MOTO
The starting point was a standard TRIUMPH Scrambler, but the numerous JvB-moto modifications give it a distinctive look…more photos & details




BMW R60/2 "GREAT ESCAPE”, BY BLITZ-MOTORCYCLES
a 1963 BMW R60/2 named "Great Escape" customized by French garage Blitz Motorcycles…
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BMW R80 | BY ER MOTORCYCLES
ER Motorcycles from Slovenia rolled out this impressive conversion of a 1983 BMW R80 which they calls "Mobster”…more photos & details




1975 HONDA CB 550 | BY SEAWEED & GRAVEL
The 1975 Honda CB 550 from California´s Seaweed and Gravel was stripped to its basics and rebuilt as a simple, clean, minimalist bike with an aggressive, low stance…more photos & details




TRIUMPH GREAT ESCAPE | BY DRAGS & RACING
Inspired by the famous "Great Escape" movie, Italian Dino Romano has achieved general applause with this spectacular customized Bonneville…more details

Fan of custom Bikes? check out the book "The Ride” (pictured below) a 320 deluxe page book with the world’s most exciting bikes, with full-color photo galleries and detailed technical breakdowns.




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1966 LITTLE HONDA P25 | BY CHICARA NAGATA | Image

1966 LITTLE HONDA P25 | BY CHICARA NAGATA

Over the past years we have featured many custom bike builds, but none as unusual and unique as this. This minimalist work of art is a creation by Japanese renowned motorcycle builder/artist Chicara Nagata. Not much info on this build, all we know is this thing looks stellar, check out more beautiful photos of the bike in detail after the jump. sources: pipeburn, megadeluxe...
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RENAULT TWIZY

Few doubt that future vehicles will be powered by electricity, solving the pollution problem, especially in big cities. But the options currently on the market are expensive. This is the Twizy, an affordable urban vehicle designed by Renault, with only two seats - motorbike style, with a passenger sitting behind the driver - very small, light and agile, perfect for city use....
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ORU KAYAK | ORIGAMI FOLDING BOAT

We have seen the ancient Japanese art of origami applied to sheets of paper for creating birds, plants and other shapes, but we never thought we´d see it applied to a real size kayak! The Oru Kayak by designer Anton Willis is a compact and lightweight(25 lbs) boat which folds like an origami and fits into a small suitcase. It is quick to assemble(only 5 min) and is fast, stable and handles incredibly well. The ambitious project is on kickstarter, and judging by the ...
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