Thursday, January 1, 2015

HL500 replicas - re breathing the last gasp of the famous 4 stroke motocrossers -Husky Restorations of NYC







Husky Restorations of NYC do an amazing job on historic huskys, as well as a roaring trade using TT500 donks as a base for custom HL500 replicas, and their quality is unbelievable. Here's the website (and be sure to read the 'buyer beware' article - it'll make you cry...http://huskyrestoration.com/?page_id=3

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Suzuki TF125 - the Mud Bug





This fun little farm/AG bike was only released in NZ and Australia (although the bottom photo is from Japan). Basically a TS125 with different fittings and a bigger rear sprocket, but you've got to love anything with headlight bash bars.

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Moto Guzzi V50 by Revival Cycles







An amazing transformation of the often overlooked V50 by the overachievers at Revival - here's their website - Revival Cycles

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

RG500 Gamma custom by Sincritereo Works of Spain






Handmade engine, 130hp and weighs only 160kg. Fun. Couldn't find the makers website, here's where I found it: 
http://super7moto.com/directorio/index.php/el-rincon-grasiento/1098-rg-500-gamma-34.html?showall=&limitstart=

DETAILS (google translated)

CHASSIS

Removable subframe with drawer under the seat and footrest brackets.
Support as headlights and fairings.
Support steering damper anchored to the chassis as.
Tilting widened and strengthened.
Weight 160kg
MOTOR

500cc 2 stroke 4 cylinder box 2 heights. (130hp approx.)
Intake valves by rotating the crankcase.
Food, 4 new 34mm Mikuni carburetors (originally mounted 28mm)
Pistons, rings, cages, seals bolts, rotary valves, etc ... new
Walls made CNC rotary valves
Crankshafts and remade box changes.
Cylinder heads flattened. Squish matched. Oil Pump canceled.
Cylinders handmade, all open transfers and the steeper ramps.

Monday, October 6, 2014

Monday, September 22, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The last of the Bosozoku ? - mid-weight custom gallery at BURST CITY, Japan







Another custom house in Japan, but one still doing the older Bosozoku style rides, usually on 400cc bikes - here's the link:http://www.burstcity.jp/ (click on 'album' for images)

Honda CRM250 Mk.1 (R) - Early '90's Enduro





A popular custom model in Japan, the Honda CRM250's are hard to find and are a great fun light weight 2 stroke hooligan bike.