Motorcycle News - Custom Bikes Of The Week: 24 June, 2018
The 1981 SR250 that found its way onto Slavo’s bench was in well-kept shape. But regardless, the bike was completely stripped. The factory subframe has been binned and a new hooped unit installed, with an LED brake/taillight integrated rear and center. The saddle sitting atop that tubing is crafted from a piece of vintage hide that Slavo stitched together using an old industrial sewing machine, and the grips and gorgeous key fob come from the same heifer.
This endurance racer extraordinaire is based on a 2001 Monster 750. The stock trellis frame needed some hot work to make components fit and deliver an attack-mode stance.
Called ‘Hedo’ as a truncated hat-tip to the pursuit of pleasure, this CB is the latest custom to roll out of Milan’s South Garage Motor Co. It’s based on a 2016 CB1100 and was designed for Honda, to show the potential of their aging standard.
From there, everything possible was treated to a heavy dose of darkness to deliver a sinister appearance befitting its new stance. The result is a tidy take on the cafe racer style that has us poking around the classifieds. [More]
Dubbed ‘The Shrimp,’ this completely custom flat tracker was built by Marco and Alessandro to pay homage to racing legend Albert ‘Shrimp’ Burns. With over 300 man-hours going into the build, the hands of Anvil and their cohorts have touched almost everything. The new frame has a beefy backbone, with a single downtube to add lightness and aid in setting up the new geometry.
The smaller, Scout Sixty V-Twin needed a new set of mounts to get it to sit right. Cooling is now tackled via a twin set of rads that hang on either side of the downtube, and a Zard custom exhaust delivers a dirt-quaking soundtrack. [More]
Helmed by two French engineering students with a deep fascination for the end-times, ‘Tank’ is Atelier Medusa’s first completely handcrafted build. Some of the standout features are the El Solitario-inspired wireframe work on the forks and swingarm, and the use of a tractor’s spent piston as the new headlight.
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June 24, 2018 at 12:04PM