Exklusiv! The first custom based on the production BMW R18
BMW tapped Roland Sands for the first custom build based on a factory R18 cruiser, and he headed straight for the drag strip.
Lightning & Thunder: An FTR flat tracker from Sweden
The missing link between the road and race FTRs? This flat tracker from Blixt & Dunder in Malmö mixes Tron-style graphics with hardcore race parts.
Herb Becker’s supercharged Norton drag bike
Two Commando engines and a Pontiac supercharger running 15 pounds of boost: Canadian Norton guru Herb Becker shows no signs of slowing down.
Custom Bikes Of The Week: 14 June, 2020
A pair of Yamaha TZ racers that have never even been started up, and a Royal Enfield Bullet 500 given the steampunk treatment.
Czech Mate: A Minarelli 50 GP with a curious past
A 45-year-old race bike slowly reveals its secrets: how Boston native Cole Mahlowitz restored a 1975 Minarelli two-stroke, and learnt to weld along the way.
A Fantic Caballero destined for Japanese flat tracks
The new Caballero Flat Track 500 gets the dirt treatment from reclusive Japanese builder Cheetah. Even better: his race team is called 'Have Fun.'
Jillian Deschenes' Royal Enfield Interceptor flat tracker
An up-and-coming rider builds a stunning Interceptor race bike—one of the first fruits of Royal Enfield's 'Build. Train. Race.' program.
A KTM 450 flat tracker built for a Dakar Rally racer
When top French rally driver Pierre Lachaume wanted a race bike, he called Freeride Motos. This vintage-styled KTM SX-F is the delicious result.
A NOS-fuelled Piaggio NRG drag racer from Cologne
Definitely not suitable for the average European teenage delinquent: this nitrous-injected racer has quintupled its power output and runs on tiny slicks.
Custom Bikes Of The Week: 22 December, 2019
A vintage drag bike with a few tales to tell, and a Ducati Paul Smart still in its factory crate. One has history, the other is about to make it.
‘Twins FT’: A Royal Enfield x Harris flat tracker
Are Royal Enfield about to get into the flat track game? This prototype, built around the 650 twin engine and with a Harris frame, is a pretty strong hint.
A Zero FX flat tracker built by a clay sculptor
Cutting edge tech, old fashioned skills: Munich-based automotive modeller Nick Graveley transfers his skills to the Zero FX electric motorcycle.
How to turn a Husqvarna FE 501 into a rally motorcycle
Custom builder Mark Johnston decides to go racing—in the African desert. Here's how he built up a Husky FE 501 for the Kalahari Rally.
Slide: An American Story about Dirt & Speed. Read More >
Follow our four-part series for an inside look at the flat track frenzy dominating the US race scene, as told by PJ Jacobsen and Corey Alexander. Read more here | REV’IT!