Classic and Custom Motorcycles

Classic Motorcycles, Custom Bikes, Customized Motorbikes

Revival Cycles BMW Birdcage motorcycle

Revival BMW Birdcage Unveiled with 1800cc Prototype Engine

Through many sleepless nights, lots of hard work, and an admirable persistence, the 1800cc BMW Birdcage became a reality for Revival Cycles.
Harley Unites with Trade Schools for 'Battle of the Kings' custom bike competition

Harley Unites with Trade Schools for ‘Battle of the Kings’

For 2019, Harley-Davidson has introduced another audience to its Battle of the Kings custom bike build competition by partnering with local trade schools.
2019 BBC Rally Preview motorcycles

39th BBC Rally to Mark 20 years of Kickin’ it at the Cave

In one of those coincidences that happen from time to time, the theme of the British Biker Cooperative’s 39th Motorcycle Rally and Show is “20 Years of Kickin’ it at the Cave.”

Jesse Rooke Passes – 1974-2019

Jesse Rooke Passes, 1974-2019 Master custom motorcycle builder Jesse Rook was killed in a motorcycle accident on Carefree Highway in Phoenix, according to a GoFundMe...
Kickstarting the 1976 Honda CJ360T

A True ‘Kick-Starter’ Kick-Off for 2019 Motorcycling Season

Four of the bikes I have in my shed have kick-start levers on them. Up until recently, I had five, including a 1977 Triumph Bonneville 750 Silver Jubilee.
Arlen Ness Passes

Arlen Ness Passes – 1939-2019

The Arlen Ness Motorcycles Facebook page has announced the passing of its patriarch on March 22, 2019. Born on July 12, 1939, Arlen Ness...
J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show - Tim Dixon

Gas Axe Chop Shop Wins J&P Cycles Ultimate Builder Custom Bike Show Championship

Gas Axe Chop Shop’s Tim Dixon Named King of Builders A custom motorcycle built by Tim Dixon of Gas Axe Chop Shop won the Freestyle...
Custom BMW K 100: Gabi Nicolae’s The Mechanik engine

Custom BMW K 100: Gabi Nicolae’s The Mechanik

Custom BMW K 100 From Romania For many, it takes decades to perfect a craft. Mistakes are made, and lessons learned along the way. For...
Paul Jr Designs Buffalo Chip Legends Ride Custom - right profile

Inside Paul Jr. Designs’ Buffalo Chip Legends Ride Custom: Exclusive Interview with Paul Teutul...

Paul Jr. Designs’ Buffalo Chip Legends Ride Custom Inside Look The nexus of “celebrity builder” and “hit television show” can make the hardcore motorcyclist wary....
1939 Crocker Big Tank - 3/4 right

1939 Crocker Big Tank Sells For $704,000 At Mecum Auction

Mecum Auction: 1939 Crocker Big Tank Sells For $704,000 Casting aside a pre-auction estimated top selling price of $500,000, a 1939 Crocker Big Tank went for...
Sant Hilari Vintage MX & Enduro Collection to Bonhams Stafford Sale

Sant Hilari Vintage MX & Enduro Collection to Bonhams Stafford Sale

The Bonhams Stafford Motorcycle Sale this spring will feature the Sant Hilari Collection, which includes more than 100 racing motorcycles.
Custom Works Zon "Departed" Custom BMW with 1800cc Boxer Prototype custom

BMW 1800cc Prototype Boxer Teased on Custom Works Zon “Departed” Motorcycle

Earlier this year, BMW Motorrad commissioned Custom Works Zon out of Japan to build a custom motorcycle using a prototype 1800cc boxer engine.
Nmoto Nostalgia BMW R nineT exhaust

Inside the Nmoto Nostalgia: BMW R nineT Meets R7

Nmoto starts with a stock BMW R nineT and turns it into a mouthwatering masterpiece with an approachable base price tag that's less than a BMW HP4 Race.
GG Retrofitz Rocket Street Yamaha YZF-R3 shoei

GG Retrofitz Rocket Street Yamaha YZF-R3: The Spirit of ’72

This isn't merely unobtainable eye candy—you can actually buy this GG Retrofitx Rocket Street Yamaha kit and apply it to an R3 of your choice.
Eastern Bobber Custom Cycle Bone X

Eastern Bobber Custom Cycle Bone X: Exclusive Builder Interview

Meet the Eastern Bobber Custom Cycle Bone X, a unique custom out of Malaysia. Speaking of bikes, owner Omar Jumiran says "They were like magic to me."