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Friday, 31 October 2014

Piston Trigger's KZ650

1979 KZ650 by Alex (from Estonia)- Philadelphia, USA
Full story on The Chin on the Tank

CB450 by Ellaspede

1971 CB450 by Ellaspede (& others) - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
AJ Moller Photography 

Thursday, 30 October 2014

XS850 Cafe Racer

1982 Yamaha XS850 by Wilhelm Behle - Germany

Mais specs. Tires: front 110/80/18 on XS400 rims / rear: 140/70/18. XJR 1300 43mm fork. XS 400 gauges. XJR 1300 shocks. Front brakes: FZ 750 four-piston calipers, 300mm discs, Brembo PS 16 master cyclinder. Rear brakes: customized Bremsattel R6. Steel Flex brake lines. Yoshimura exhausts. Raask footpegs. LSL clip-ons and custom made bar ends. Louis front light on Tommaselli brackets. Revised electrical system: gel battery under the tank. Shin Yo tail light. Custom subframe, powder-coated. Beam welded swing arm powder-coated. Engine: Scheuerlein pistons and cylinder head. 3 x Mikuni BST 36 with Dynokit Stage 1. Velocity Stack: 80mm aluminum turned. K & N filters. Ride In fiberglass gas tank (14 liter capacity) Monza fuel cap. Ride in fenders. Final weight 195 Kg. 

Wednesday, 29 October 2014


Ferrari Dino 246 GT

CX500 by Gators

1980 CX500 by Gators Custom Motorcycles - Cornwall, UK
Found on Ebay and Inazumized

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

XV750 by Schlachtwerk

Yamaha Virago XV750 by Tomas Vom Hinterhof and 1938 Custom Chevy
Schlachtwerk - Offenbach am Main, Germany
Timo Le Mans Photography 

Ruleshaker's CM125 "Waterproof"

The Honda CM125 is a small parallel twin cylinder air-cooled OHC cruiser bike made by Honda from 1982 to 1986. It had a top speed just over 100km/h and its original design tried to replicate the cruiser styling of HD. The stock model had high handlebars, megaphone silencers, teardrop-shaped gas tank and stepped seat. Several details were chrome-plated but corrosion seemed to be a recurring problem for this bike.  In Biarritz (Basque Countries, France) Iban Domingo, a.k.a the Ruleshaker, turned this anonymous and simple model into an attractive street tracker, removed all the chrome components and in order to test the reliability of his built, decided to perform a very choreographic rust resistance test… 

La Honda CM125 è una piccola cruiser bicilindrica frontemarcia, camme in testa, prodotta dalla Honda dal 1982 al 1986. Aveva una velocità massima poco oltre i 100 km/h ed il suo design originale cercava di replicare lo stile cruiser delle HD. Il modello di serie aveva manubrio alto, silenziatori a megafono, serbatoio a goccia e sella su due livelli. Molti dettagli erano cromati, ma la corrosione pare fosse un problema ricorrente per questa moto. A Biarritz (Paesi Baschi, Fancia), Iban Domingo, alias Ruleshaker, ha trasformato questo anonimo e semplice modello in un attraente street tracker, ha rimosso tutte le componenti cromate e al fine di testare l'affidabilità della sua realizzazione, ha deciso di effettuare un test di resistenza alla ruggine davvero molto coreografico...