This BMW R nineT is a homage to Rickman Métisse No ratings yet.

In the world of vintage desert sleds, the Rickman Triumph Métisse reigns supreme. It was a pretty legit scrambler in its day, and also one of best-looking motorcycles from that era. For VTR Customs boss Dani Weidmann, though, there’s an even deeper connection. Back in the 80s, 17-year-old Dani took an apprenticeship at a company…

JEWEL, BRITANNIA. Old Empire’s ‘Gypsy’ Honda CB360 Cafe Racer No ratings yet.

Written by Marlon Slack When you’re as good as Suffolk’s Old Empire Motorcycles you don’t need to go hunting for work. Hell, their incredible history of customising classic motorcycles has customers practically begging them to create a bike. And that’s what’s happened with their latest creation, a 1976 Honda CB360 that the client had to…

The Killer: A front wheel drive motorcycle from Rodsmith No ratings yet.

The concept of the patron is well established in the world of art. Charles Saatchi is almost a household name in the UK, but before him we had New Yorker Peggy Guggenheim—who anchored the careers of Pollock and Rothko. Parallels are now edging into the modern custom motorcycle scene, and one of the leading lights…

Tourmaster Flex WP Touring Boots | Gear Review No ratings yet.

Tourmaster Flex WP boots. I’m always on the prowl for riding gear that’s a step up from what I’m currently using at an affordable price. The mid-height Flex WP Touring boots from Tourmaster come pretty close to nailing my ideal for a commuting boot: they’re waterproof (which I tested in a light rain), have a…

PIPEBURN INTERVIEW: Calum From DeBolex Finds Oil In The Blood No ratings yet.

Written by Andrew Jones What’s better than a movie about motorcycles? If you answered, ‘A movie about custom motorcycles,” then you win the internets for today. Luckily for all of us, Englishman Gareth Roberts is way ahead of the curve. He’s been banging away on a rather epic project for the past three years he’s…

Hot Tips For Installing Heated Grips No ratings yet.

Heated grips are a treat on chilly rides. Not only do they make you more comfortable when it’s cold out, they improve safety by keeping your digits limber and sensitive on the controls. Photos by Spenser Robert. Heated grips are great for extending your riding season and staying comfortable when the temperature drops. When it…

Spirit of the XCLR: A Fat Bob custom from Blacktrack No ratings yet.

Blacktrack Motors have got cafe racer design down to a fine art. Their first build was one of the sharpest Honda CX500 cafes we’ve ever featured, and they followed it up with a pixel perfect custom Thruxton. Now they’ve tackled their most ambitious project yet, the BT-03—a cafe racer based on the Harley-Davidson Fat Bob…

NEW MODEL ARMY. Gannet & Fuhrer’s Honda ‘CB1000R-adical’ Neo Racer No ratings yet.

Written by Andrew Jones Blame Akira. Blame Blade Runner. Blame Daft Punk. Blame whoever you see fit because, yes, we do have a rather unhealthy obsession with the limitless future of motorcycle design. Bring on the electric engines, the electroluminescence and the artificial intelligence. Charge the holographic lasers and engage stealth mode. As Queen once…