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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 mount that doubles as a fender, and tiny LED indicators and brake light, keeping the tail end clean. Other stylish details include grips wrapped in brown leather with bar end indicators, a tiny dial, and wiring running internally adding to its minimal finish. For a touch of vintage cool a Brooks tools bag hangs off the bikes frame, and a industrially inspired paint scheme ties everything together beautifully.



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JANNARELLY ROADSTER

A new startup named Jannarelly Automotive is about to launch an impressive roadster named Design-1. The classically inspired design pays homage to iconic sports cars built in the 1960s and is aimed at car lovers in search of style, self-customization and performance. At its heart is a powerful 3.5-liter naturally-aspirated V6 engine rated at 304 horsepower and 274 pound-feet of torque, enough to send it from 0 to 60 mph in less than four seconds and to a top speed o...
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BIKE FRAME BAG | BY ROSWHEEL | Image

BIKE FRAME BAG | BY ROSWHEEL

Roswheel are experts in accessories for the bike commuter, their Bike Frame Front Tube Bag lets you pack everyday items such as your wallet, or sunglasses, and features a handy PVC touch window designed for your mobile phone, letting you access all the phones functions whilst keeping it protected from the elements. It also has a headset jack and an audio extension line, making it convenient for you to listen to your GPS instructions. Available for purchase in Eur...
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NERO MKII | BY BANDIT9 | Image

NERO MKII | BY BANDIT9

Daryl Villanueva from Bandit9 has rolled out another supreme custom motorcycle from his workshop in China. Following the success on the Nero model, Daryl has used the same formula on the Nero MKII, giving it a raw, utilitarian aesthetic, with a remarkable matte black paint job. Over the last week this unusual ride has spread across the web like a virus, and youŽll understand why when you check out the pictures after the jump. ...
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