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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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VOLATA BIKE

Volata Cycles, based in San Francisco, have presented their Italian-Designed, high-tech bicycle. The Volata Bike is specifically designed for next generation commuters, focusing on the integration of cycling and tech in a unique way. Notable features include an integrated 2.4-inch LCD TFT display built into the aluminum stem, built-in GPS, built-in lights automatically turn on when it gets dark, an electronic horn, a self-charging battery (automatically charges whil...
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Classified Moto Honda XR650L

There are a few custom builders that push the boundaries, but none have impressed us more than Classified Moto with their heavily customized motorbikes. The latest machine to roll out of their workshop is this impressive beast aimed at adventurers, a love or hate monstrosity and we love it. The impressive build has all the signature cues of a Classified Moto machine, it started as a 1996 Honda XR650L, but is now a mash-up of other bike parts and has been styled with...
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Yamaha TW200

Yamaha have presented the new 2018 TW200, a motorcycle that has stayed pretty much unchanged since its first version back in 1987. The small dual-sport Yamaha TW200 has virtually all the same specifications, it features a single cylinder 4-stroke 196cc engine, a 28mm Mikuni carburetor, a five-speed transmission, and chain drive. The utility bike also features a extra-low motocross-style seat, and big fat knobby tires that deliver great traction and rider comfort ove...
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