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For those that build and ride custom motorcycles, that fall predominantly into the categories of, cafe racers, street scramblers, street trackers, desert sleds, bobbers and probably some others!
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‘05 Honda XR400R – Café Racers

I’m sure all Pipeburn readers were caught up in the outpouring of emotion that swept the community when Honda discontinued the XR400R. I personally remember ...

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I wish I'd kept mine now!

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Macco Motors » Triump Scrambler

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Macco Nº9 Triump Scrambler "Bonebreaker"
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Love this one, a fine piece of work!

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Redmax Speedshop Chairman’s Rugby Racer

Redmax Speedshop Chairman’s Rugby Racer | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Hookers grappling at funny shaped balls, a brace of Flankers rummaging in a ruck and all together too many references to ‘tackle’. Despite sounding like some crazy night out in Soho, it’s the world of Rugby that has this special lingo.

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Barely Legal: Maria’s stripped-back Bonneville | Bike EXIF

Barely Legal: Maria’s stripped-back Bonneville | Bike EXIF | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
For Portugal's Maria Motorcycles workshop, the art of customizing is an essay in reduction. Even if that means a tiny LED strip for a headlight.
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Clutch Customs' sublime Kawasaki KZ650 | Bike EXIF

Clutch Customs' sublime Kawasaki KZ650 | Bike EXIF | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Here's the best-looking custom Kawasaki KZ650 we've seen for a long time, courtesy of the Paris-based workshop Clutch Customs.
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Très bien!

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Triumph Motorcycles

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Triumph Motorcycles
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More info on both the Scrambler and the Bobber on Triumphs site...


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▶ TFC2: The Scrambler - YouTube

The result of a challenge to design and build the ultimate Bonneville custom, TFC2: The Scrambler was built by a team of volunteers from across the Triumph b...
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Oh yes please!

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Down and Out - Triumph Scrambler - Bonnefication

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Custom & Modified Triump
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Very tasteful!

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Maria - Julijana - Bonnefication

Maria - Julijana - Bonnefication | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Lisbon based Maria Riding Company have been building some very nice Triumph Twins over the last few years and here is their latest, which is based on an 2004 Triumph Bonneville. Maria describe themselves as having the ‘The Essence of Fun‘ and riding this nicely put together Triumph Twin, which has been named ‘Julijana’,  ‘fun’ is exactly what you would...
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Nice looking Scrambler with some quality touches, not sure about the wheels but hey, each to their own!

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Hans Muth and the Suzuki Bandit FatMile | Bike EXIF

Hans Muth and the Suzuki Bandit FatMile | Bike EXIF | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Legendary designer Hans A. Muth has returned to the motorcycling world—and this crisp, low-slung custom Suzuki Bandit is the result.
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Very nice!

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MONKEE #68 - Triumph Thruxton

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Triumph Thruxton Custom build Motorcycle called Monkee #68 made by Wrenchmonkees - Wrenchmonkees custommade motorcycles, motorcycleparts and accessories
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Another fine machine out of the Wrenchmonkee stable!

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Triumph Scrambler by Auto Fabrica - Silodrome

Triumph Scrambler by Auto Fabrica - Silodrome | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Every now and then when I’m emailing backwards and forwards with a custom bike builder they send me a description of their bike so expansive and detailed that I feel it’d be almost sacrilegious for me to condense it down into our usual format. As it happens, this Triumph Scrambler by Auto Fabrica has just such...
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Probably posted this before but worth another one! The attention to detail on this is outstanding, we saw it at Bike Shed III, great work from Auto Fabrica out of Southend.

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BMW R nineT custom by UCC | Bike EXIF

BMW R nineT custom by UCC | Bike EXIF | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Unique Custom Cycles of Sweden is famous for its traditional chopper builds. This stunning BMW R nineT cafe racer is about to change all that.
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They must have ordered one early as these are pretty hard to get hold of for this year! Only seen one for real at the Bike Shed III, looked good, but this one is way better!

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The Salt Racer: ready to ride!

The Salt Racer: ready to ride! | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
The Triumph Thruxton "Salt Racer" by Supacustom is now completed and ready to score new records at Lake Gairdner, in Australia.

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Slick looking bit of kit!

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Triumph Bonneville Scrambler by Rajputana at IBW 2015

Triumph Bonneville Scrambler by Rajputana at IBW 2015 | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
The rugged and raw Triumph Bonneville Scrambler custom bike built by Rajputana was in attendance at the British two wheeler maker’s IBW 2015 stall. The one-off locally built custom Scrambler celebrates Triumph Motorcycle’s one year anniversary in India. The annual rendezvous of motorcycle enthusiasts saw hordes of Triumph owners riding down to Vagator, Goa from […]
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The ultimate Triumph Scrambler? | Bike EXIF

The ultimate Triumph Scrambler? | Bike EXIF | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
The Scrambler is one of the most iconic Triumph models of all. The company's own engineers have now made it even better, with a custom offroad version.
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Espresso by Custom Wolf | Cafe racers chronicles

Espresso by Custom Wolf | Cafe racers chronicles | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
GSX-R1100 by Custom Wolf
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Nice!

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▶ TFC1: The Bobber vs TFC2; The Scrambler. The Triumph Factory Custom build off - YouTube

Two teams of volunteers. Two Bonneville donor bikes. Two incredible custom builds. Find out more at triumph.co.uk
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Actually I'll take both of them!

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MoToKanoN

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Triumph T309  "MTKN" MK20 by Motokouture - Belgium

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I think the image says it all really!

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Cabin Fever: Daniel Peter's XR650 | Bike EXIF

Cabin Fever: Daniel Peter's XR650 | Bike EXIF | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
The Honda XR650 is a bulletproof dual sport machine let down by its looks. This custom build reveals how you can turn the ugly duckling into a swan.
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Should have kept the one I bought and done this! Nice job!

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nickveasey

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An x-rayed Matchless! I love this guys work, really clever and interesting. Check out his website for more...

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Tamarit Spanish Motorcycles - PEGASO - Bonnefication

Tamarit Spanish Motorcycles - PEGASO - Bonnefication | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Tamarit Spanish Motorcycles was started by shoe designer Quique Berna. His aim is to sell his own high quality, hand made motorcycle accessories to the Cafe Racer scene, as Quique says, ‘making them so beautiful that convey something special as if they had soul’Quique is passionate about beautiful things and his passion for motorcycles is...
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Liking this but I can't make my mind up about the seat unit, the line at the tank end looks a bit high?

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Harley XL883R by Shaw Speed | Bike EXIF

Harley XL883R by Shaw Speed | Bike EXIF | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Like Gulf Oil, Martini is a brand inextricably associated with speed. The blue and red stripes are one of the most distinctive liveries in motorsport, and forever associated with the Martini Racing Porsches from the 1970s. Martini hits its 150th anniversary in 2013, and the… Read more »
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Nice looking Harley, so much better than how it started out!

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Keith Salt’s 2003 Bonneville T100 Custom

Keith Salt’s 2003 Bonneville T100 Custom | Custom Motorcycles | Scoop.it
Keith Salt’s 2003 Bonneville T100 Custom I do love to modify motorcycles, when I’m not writing about modifying, or looking at parts used t...
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Clean Bonnie, nicely done!

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