Tested: Honda’s 2017 MY Bikes

There are days were riding a motorcycle is the purest form of joy and freedom … and there is German spring weather. That doesn’t mean we weren’t having any fun at Honda’s press days where the complete model range was presented to an interested crowd of bikers.

Stripped Down: CL450 „Desert Sled“

Always having a penchant for vintage desert racing and a fan of On Any Sunday, Jason decided that he wanted to build a sled that could hang with Triumph’s and BSA currently running in the Hell on Wheels Race. His good friend and pal Brett Houle (I&A Magazine Founder) just somehow had to be convinced to go pickup the CL450 Jason had just found on Craiglist.

BMW R100/7 „Gecko“

Kevils Speed Shop has again made us happy with their latest build, a custom R100/7 Scrampler called Gecko. Might have something to do with…

Winning Guzzi’s Custom Competition: Griso Tracker

If you’re a motorcycle brand without a custom motorcycle battle, you don’t fit in anymore. The last couple of years, several brands had their own battle: we’ve had the Custom Rumble from Ducati, Project Scout from Indian and Operation Octane from Victory Motorcycles.

Small Size Customized: Honda CG125 By Frenchmonkeys

You like it or you don’t like it, but I always like to see small-sized motorcycles being customized. Maybe this is because it makes me think of the early days when I rode mopeds and scooters. The guys from Frenchmonkeys Design are not afraid to work on these smaller machines and between a series of custom BMW’s they’ve put their hands on this Honda CG125 Boardtracker.

This One Has It All: L’Etonnante Custom BMW

The ‘L’Etonnante’ custom BMW motorcycle by St Brooklyn combines a vintage-style and contemporary minimalist finishes with race-winning performance. Based on a classic 1955 BMW ‘2 series’, this bike from the brittany-based garage’s name translates to ‘surprising’, highlighting its performance capabilities and unique design.

Ducati Inspired: Seb’s TRX850

It was no secret that the Yamaha TRX850 was meant as a direct competitor of the Ducati 900SS. Just like the Duc, the TRX850 had a 2 cylinder engine in a tube frame, a sporty riding position and a bikini fairing.