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Brit Iron Rebels Worldwide The Twenty-one has always been both loved and hated, I love the big ass it has, but just as many people hate it. It has a 350cc (or 21ci) engine and was called the “Twenty-one” to commerate the 21 year Triumph Engineering Company anniversary. Triumph produced these from 1957 – 1966, though the latter years saw it without the bathtub and a 500cc version was also introduced in 1959. As I understand it the bathtub was intended to be weather protection for the bike. "The "Fifteen Hundred" - Ducati Pantah 650 - Revival Cycles PYRO - 2006 Ducati Sport Classic - This build has become one the team favorites. It’s cool too look at, but it’s WAY more fun to ride and the front tire seems to be filled with helium. "Hardley" HD883 - One of the few Harleys we’ve ever touched, but this one has come in for the full treatment. With just over 450 miles on the clock, this one is to be stripped down and completely customized. The client has asked for cafe simplicity with clean lines. "Bean" - Kawasaki W650 - This ‘like new’ little bike just came to us for the full custom treatment.
Red Baron Triumph Bonneville Cafe Racer Earlier this year I ran a story on the "Big Chill", an '08 Triumph Bonneville Cafe Racer built by custom workshop Mean Machines. This latest Hinckley Bonneville from the Sydney based outfit which is aptly named the "Red Baron", is essentially the same build spec as the Big Chill with one major difference, it has much bigger balls. Mean Machines were obviously happy with how the Big Chill Bonnie turned out. The Red Baron has identical handling tweaks, the same lighting set up, the same fibreglass bodywork and the same rear foot pegs. While replicating a previous build might sound like a cop out the Red Baron is still an impressively thorough customisation of the donor bike.
For The Love of Speed, Sport & Design Stellar Triumph Thruxton from Kiddo Motors – based in Barcelona. Via the always exceptional BIKE EXIF. I asked Sergio to tell me a little bit about this bike, himself, and Kiddo Motors. Hi Wes, CafeRacer.XXX - Projects A Cafe Racer XXX project with British Customs and Loaded Gun Customs!!! As Sasha and I near our one year anniversary of Café Racer XXX, I had a order of unfinished business. Her Bike. Her baby. Bonneville Performance Our Mikuni Carburetor Kit was specifically developed for the carburated models (2001-2008) of the modern classic Triumph Bonneville (Bonneville, Thruxton, Scrambler, America, Speedmaster) and is designed and manufactured exclusively for Bonneville Performance. It consists of twin 42mm HSR Mikuni carburetors jetted for your bike, CNC machined billet manifolds, airbox/air filter adapters, top and bottom braces. It also includes o-rings, throttle control rod for carbs, all fasteners and throttle cables. A single pull twin cable choke (enricher) is also included. This is a bolt on kit.
Jason Paul Michaels - Rider Like many of us, Jason started on a tricycle. By the age of seven, however, Jason was already pulling the filter off of his lawn-mower powered mini-bike using a less restrictive gauze material to increase the air intake (he cut the material out of some panty hose he 'borrowed' from a nearby department store). In his youth he rode Moto-x on a KX80 and did wheelies for onlooking girls sitting in the school bus on their way home. After-all, it would only make sense that he rode his dirt-bike to school. Before to long he was flying across the Bonneville Salt Flats and El Mirage Dry Lake, and road racing at Barber and Little Talladega. The common thread being the pursuit of freedom via two wheels.