Custom Bikes

New Wave custom bike builders have had an undeniable impact on motorcycle culture, particularly in the last decade. They’ve inspired a new generation of riders, back-garden/shed custom bike builders. And, importantly they’ve helped shape factory motorcycle design, through bold custom creations. Here we cover custom bike builds including cafe racers,  bobbers, brat style, scrambler and tracker builds. And occasionally, we’ll cover the individuals who create the bikes – whether professional workshops or backyard bike builders.

CC Racing Garage Custom Rumble Finalist

Ducati Scrambler – Custom Rumble Awards, To Be Live Streamed

Ducati has announced that the awards ceremony for this year's custom Rumble will be hosted online. A panel of notable individuals from media, film, motorcycle racing and the custom community will present and judge the five finalists of the competition....
JVB MOTO's Yamaha YARD BUILT Custom Motorcycle

XSR900 Yard Built by JVB Moto CP3 – Futuristic Custom Retro

JvB Moto turns its attention to the Yamaha XSR900 - creating a speedy custom machine 'CP3', which is simultaneously retro and futuristic. JvB-Moto founder, Jens vom Brauck has form with Yamaha's Yard Built initiative. He was the individual behind the impressive custom, ‘Infrared’ - a cafe racer, dragster cross. ...


The man, Big Brother or the nanny state; call it what you will, they all seem hell-bent on turning motorcycles into noiseless jelly moulds. You only have to look at current legislative hoops concerning noise, fuel evaporation and emissions [the big three], that manufacturers currently have to jump through. ...