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Apr 14

Edwin Europe ‘NORTH OF THE SOUTH’ – Spring / Summer 2014

For Spring / Summer 2014, the FURTHER Crew made the trip to Serra d’Arga, north of Porto along with some vintage Hondas, a Norton, a temperamental Citroen DS and a couple of Willy’s Jeeps for a few days in the sun.

Apr 14

Into the Great Wide Open

Staghead Moto is a collaboration between John Christenson and Nick Huber to document the craft and scene of fine vintage motorcycles. They seek to promote the lifestyle around vintage motorcycles through art, blogging, riding and modifying vintage bikes. In 2013, Staghead Moto founded and sponsored the traveling art expo ‘Oil&Ink Motorbike Print Expo’ with pop up galleries in NYC, Minneapolis, Los Angeles and at the Moto GP in Austin, Texas.

Mar 14

Cool custom Chevy 3100 / RK Motors


Trucks sell well, fact. Whether it’s because of simple nostalgia or their long list of extremely useful design virtues, one thing is certain – trucks never go out of style. That means if you’re in the market for a collector vehicle that’s guaranteed to hold its appeal for a very long time, you just can’t go wrong with this classic Chevy from RK Motors. Featuring a vintage Thriftmaster motor, a liquid smooth body and a fully restored, original-style interior, this slick Task Force combines rock-solid drivability with awesome 50s style! Continue reading →

Feb 14

This Oakland Racer fits just perfectly

Via Petrolicious – Some people might consider Mr. Brian Bent’s lifestyle extreme, an anachronism perhaps. But we have a feeling that he’d be OK with that. You see, when Brian purchased this 1927 Oakland he built the clutch pack himself. And while it had a Pontiac engine mounted in the chassis, he decided to move it forward. He thought about swapping out the wooden spokes for metal ones, but a chance encounter with a old man who shared an anecdote about metal spokes folding in a turn convinced him otherwise. Besides, they’ve lasted this long, haven’t they? Continue reading →

Feb 14

Will’s One-of-a-Kind Bicycle Series


This first bicycle is now on display at Will’s flagship store in Venice. The 1940s vintage-inspired cruiser pays tribute to a Western pre-revolution period and the orginal mode of transportation in America, horseback. The interpretation features two ornately embossed saddlebags and an embossed bike seat, as well as leather trimmings throughout the frame. The handle bars are also wrapped in oiled bridle leather that’s been elegantly detailed and hand-stitched. Continue reading →

Feb 14

Daily Inspiration / Disheveled


Here is one from the depths of Super Rat. A 1967 pan bottom shovel. 80 cubic inch motor. A 47 wishbone frame, using a Yamaha R1 front-end and wheels. Scroll down for more images. Continue reading →

Jan 14

Classic Automotive Art / Klaus Wagger


Trained as an industrial designer, the Austrian artist was working on technical drawings for Volkswagen when he decided to take part in a contest to design the 2000 Mille Miglia poster, which he won eventually. Moving on, Klaus spends his spare time painting, with the intent to capture the emotion and noise of classic racing machines. Check out his website to see more of his work or to inquire about a painting. Continue reading →

Jan 14

Osprey / An ODFU and OEM collaboration


It has been hard keeping this one quiet for so long, but now here it is, the ‘Osprey’, a collaborative build between ODFU and Old Empire Motorcycles. This will be based around an unloved Suzuki GN400. Stay tuned for more on the entire build process.

Dec 13

Wings / A film about the retro motorcycle

Dec 13

Custom / Kruz Co’s XS400


Kruz Customs describe themselves as ‘new to the scene’ builders from Belgium who take their inspiration from first-gen dirt track racers from the Seventies. They picked up this 1980 Yamaha XS400 Custom at the French border in a very sorry state and went about fixing it up before the project could get up and running. The custom rear seat was made at Niyona’s workshop and mounts neatly onto the custom rear loop. The coils were tucked away under the CB125-sourced tank. Other bits include SBK-spec Brembos up front, Brembo PR15 RCS clutch, custom headlight and fenders, Renthal custom handlebars with a classy Mini speedo, exhaust wrapped with stainless steel stitching and custom wiring. Continue reading →