Progressive International Motorcycle Show Announces New to 2 Website No ratings yet.

New riders at the IMS Discover the Ride feature. Photo credit: Manny Pandya/Progressive International Motorcycle Shows. The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows (IMS) has announced NewTo2.com, an online platform within the shows’ Discover The Ride feature dedicated to educating a new generation of riders. Discover The Ride, a forward-thinking initiative that serves the entire motorsports industry and new to…

Aerostich R-3 One-Piece Suit | Gear Review No ratings yet.

The author in his Aerostich R-3 suit, which he wears on his daily commute during the cooler months. ’Stich. Spacesuit. Moto onesie. Aerostich’s R-3 suit, known for years as the Roadcrafter, goes by many names, but one thing is for sure: it has become an icon of motorcycle apparel. Introduced in 1983 by Andy Goldfine,…

Café Express: Freeride’s Montesa Cota 247 cafe racer No ratings yet.

If you’ve ridden a two-stroke, you’ll know how addictive the power rush (and sound) can be. So we have a soft spot for anything that smells pungent and goes braaap—especially if it’s got a bit of history and a side order of style. Montesa bikes tick all the boxes: the Spanish manufacturer was hugely successful…

This CB750 cafe racer roams the capital of Pakistan No ratings yet.

There are around 2.5 million motorcycles on the road in Pakistan. Which sounds impressive until you learn that the population is over 210 million—and most of those bikes are tiny Chinese- and Japanese-made commuters. The custom scene is virtually non-existent, because the import duty on motorcycles is a whopping 50%, and there are sales taxes…

SNOW PATROL. Number 8 Wire’s Cool Honda CL350 Desert Sled No ratings yet.

Written by Andrew Jones My kids recently took much pleasure in tripping me up with some trivia they had learnt in school. “What’s the largest desert in the world?” they quizzed, with a smug look on their faces. “The Sahara,” I proclaimed, confidently. “Wrong. It’s Antarctica!” they squealed. Of course, the little shits were right….

Mooneyes Star: A hardtail knucklehead from Asterisk No ratings yet.

The next Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show is over ten months away, but many top-flight builders are already plotting their next entries. After all, ‘Mooneyes’ is the top custom show in Japan. It’s jam-packed with supreme craftsmanship—so if you’re bringing a bike, it had better be good. Here’s a closer look at a gem we…

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 27 January, 2019 No ratings yet.

Harley’s global dealer custom competition launches with a fusillade of very tasty European builds. We’ve also got a Kawasaki KX450 with amazing 3D printed bodywork, a custom Ducati Panigale costing $114,000, and news of Triumph’s limited edition ‘TFC’ bikes—including a Rocket… Battle Of The Kings 2019 Harley-Davidson’s dealer competition is back for 2019, and there’s…

New from Diamond Atelier: The ‘Groot’ BMW scramblers No ratings yet.

In the premier league of custom builders, Diamond Atelier’s place is secure. The sleek creations of the Munich workshop look better than most factory-built show bikes—and they’re perfectly usable too. But Tom Konecny and Pablo Steigleder don’t just design one-offs. Their ‘Mark II’ BMW café racers are in limited production, offering a faster and more…