A custom motorcycle is a motorcycle that is highly stylized or which treats aspects such as frame geometry, engine design, or paintwork in an unusual way compared to standard manufacturing. Custom motorcycles are unique or individually produced in a very limited quantity, as opposed to "stock" bikes. This blog is a representation of my view on the wonderful world of custom bike design and the design of motorcycle in general.
My all time favorite motorcycle magazine is made in Japan by Makoto Watanabe. 5 times a year an issue appears with at least 100 top quality custombikes. Perfectly captured on photo by Makoto and Junichiro Ito. For more info check : www.chopper.jp
Steph the sorcerer's apprentice at VTM (France) blew me away in 2016 with this awesome Super Motard style street racer.
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Hideki Hoshikawa created a masterpiece by combining different styles like (cafe)racer, flattrack and chopper.
Koslow built by Shinsuke Takizawa and Toshiyuki Osawa for the Born Free 6 2014 Show.
Combination of (drag) race parts and Swedish style longfork/ hardtail proofs again that "form follows function" often works the best!
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