vendredi 3 juin 2016
CUSTOM BIKES OF THE WEEK
A glorious Thruxton R from Down & Out Cafe Racers, a dynamite Ducati from Iron Pirate Garage, and a classy BMW R100 from Kevil’s Speed Shop. These are the machines that spun our wheels this week.
Ducati 750 SS by Iron Pirate Garage In last week’s best custom bikes selection we were introduced to Iuri Castaldi and his crew from Iron Pirate Garage of Empoli, Italy. Their custom Buell XB9 was arguably the most talked about bike from last week’s selections. Well, get ready to have Iron Pirate on the tip of your tongue again as they’ve now released The Kraken.
Triumph Thruxton R by Down & Out Cafe Racers Triumph’s new Thruxton R is an entirely impressive bike. It sets a new standard for factory cafe racers and, thanks to Triumph’s accompanying line of ready to bolt-on parts, can be easily customized by most shade tree mechanics.
Harley-Davidson XG750R When you envision riders gettin’ sideways around a dirt oval, the Harley-Davidson XR750 is the bike they’re riding. So ubiquitous is Milwaukee’s machine with the sport, the 44-year old platform is still being used today… but maybe not tomorrow.
Triumph Trident by Oldscool Mechanics Drop the name Dave Degens or Dresda Autos around any Ace Cafe aficionado and you’ll surely raise an eyebrow or two. Degens is synonymous with the cafe racer scene, and Triton builds specifically—so you know the bike will be special without even seeing it.
BMW R100 by Kevil’s Speed Shop When it comes to bespoke builds on a vintage BMW base, few builders can deliver the fit, finish and fancy of Kevil’s Speed Shop of Devon, England. Shop owner Kev Hill has always had the keenest eye for detail, and that continues with this new R100 build, ‘Quartz.’