Motorcycles

Suzuki Burgman 650 – Have your cake and eat it

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Suzuki Burgman 650

One of the most unusual bikes i’ve rider is the Suzuki Burgman 650. It’s not like anything i’ve ridden before. On one hand it’s a twist a go scooter, on the other it’s a luxurious tourer. In reality, it’s both i guess. The Burgman is powered by a silky smooth parallel twin 638cc engine putting […]

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Suzuki V-Strom 250

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Suzuki V-Strom 250

Someone once said; ‘riding a motorcycle is a kind of prophetic enlightenment. It is a kind of beautiful, hedonistic, extreme, illumination of the soul that is a pure moment.’ There are many benefits to riding a motorcycle. One is that it’s so much fun. It’s also very practical and in these times of ever increasing […]

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Ironwood Custom Motorcycles – ’78 CB550 Cafe Racer

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Blacktopmedia Ironwood Customs Honda CB550 cafe racer

What is it that makes the perfect cafe racer, brat, chopper or whatever your preference? Is there even such a thing as perfection? Your idea of perfect will likely be different to mine for example. After all, isn’t it more about how they make us feel? The passion, the freedom, it’s exhilarating, intoxicating. Ironwood Custom […]

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Mighty Motorcycles Honda CB750 – Soul Racer

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blacktopmedia cb750

Mighty Motorcycles is the realisation of Josip Bucic’s dream. Nestled in the Black Forrest in Germany, Josip crafts beautiful pieces of automotive art. He has been building bikes for 12 years now and man, the guy has skills. This CB750 was originally intended as a restoration project but Josips exquisite vision saw the potential to […]

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Goblin Works Garage

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Goblin Works Garage shoot at The Depository - Hackney. Jimmy, Helen, and Ant.

Goblin Works were an old, established British engineering company that sadly faded into obscurity in the ‘80’s, never to be heard of again. That is until extreme engineer Jimmy de Ville decided to put together a crack team of petrol head engineers to build custom cars and motorcycles under the name ‘Goblin Works Garage’. Who […]

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Royal Enfield Bullet 500 EFI: Life In The Slow Lane

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Ask anyone over a certain age about the halcyon days of British Motorcycle manufacturing and you’ll find the same names cropping up over and over again. B.S.A, Triumph, Norton, A.J.S and Matchless. The big boys with their mighty singles and twin cylinder machines dominating the home and world markets and cleaning up in the early […]

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Royal Enfield Sees A Record 42% Increase In Sales.

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Royal Enfield has just released its latest set of record breaking results. CEO Siddhartha Lal has overseen a monumental transformation of the brand since taking over in the early 2000s when Royal Enfield was selling around 25,000 bikes per year. For the financial year ending April 2015, over 500,000 motorcycles were sold and demand for […]

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Royal Enfield – Mo Powa

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Royal Enfield’s have been standard fair on the menu of motorcycle custom houses for decades. Think of a flavour and someone, somewhere will probably have made it out of a Royal Enfield. Fast, slow, off road, on road, low, high and everything in between, to say the Royal Enfield brand is versatile doesn’t do it […]

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Hard Core Yamaha XSR700 by AdHoc Cafe Racers

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Yamaha’s ‘Yard Built’ series of custom bike builds has reached Spain. They dropped on to the doorstep of acclaimed custome builder David Gonzalez of AdHoc Cafe Racers. If you’re unfamiliar with AdHocs work, take a few minutes to check it out. It is a wild and breathtaking interpretation of the Cafe Racer genre. http://www.adhocaferacers.com This build […]