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Custom 1993 Yamaha GTS 1000 Built To Inspire People
More than just a custom bike, a symbol.
14 April 2020
Mega Gallery: AMD Championship 2012
You know the formula: take a Harley motor and bolt it into some improbably arranged chassis. The shinier the better. Bonus points if it looks like it'd either kill you or just not even roll down a hill. No actual info comes with any of these photos (remember, substance is not what custom bike building is about). Tell us which bikes you want to see followed up on and we'll try and squeeze words out...
24 August 2012
The weird and wonderful bikes of the AMD World Championship
Baseball has the World Series, Football has the World Cup and making Harleys even slower has the AMD World Championship, held annually in Sturgis. Above is this year's winner, PainTTless by Germany's Thunderbike. Sort of a Chopper/Cafe Racer mashup, the bike employs an HD Ironhead motor to fill the big gap left in the middle of the one-off frame. Details like the finned, self-supporting subframe a...
14 August 2012
Custom: RK Concepts Spring Frame
Browsing the winners of the AMD World Championship of custom bike building at Sturgis, we saw a bunch of the usual raked-out Harleys and non-functional art bikes. Then we came across this...thing. Not only does it use a 450cc Yamaha single-cylinder in place of the usual Harley v-twin, but it actually attempts to do something genuinely new with function, the frame and suspension are one and the sam...
24 August 2011
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