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Bullet bobber on a budget

bloomonkey, 24 December 2012 16:06

I decided to customise my Royal Enfield Bullet 500 into a bobber style with a meagre budget of less than a grand. I did everything from the engine rebuild to the respray and artwork on the tank.

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Aprilia RS250 Simoncelli tribute complete

andysxv550, 23 July 2012 14:52

Just thought I would share a few more pictures since the bike's finished now. I managed to get a few hours riding it at the weekend and it's a good laugh.

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Aprilia RS250 Simoncelli tribute

andysxv550, 10 July 2012 15:08

It's not quite finished yet but here's what I've been working on for the past couple of months. It started out as a fairly scruffy Aprilia RS250 which I stripped, cleaned, serviced, MoT'd etc. I added the RS body work, pipes and carbon bits from Jap4performance, and then set about painting it. I don't have a workshop so all this was done in the back ...

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BMW R80/7 midlife crisis - a usable custom

James Keen, 10 November 2010 09:15

Adam Kay wanted a machine that could be ridden every day and look as cool as any custom - and his R80/7 midlife crisis embodies that perfectly. The donor bike is a BMW R80/7 with a 1978 engine and the frame and forks are from the '81 model. Here's how the project got started, in Adam's own words: "I needed help and I ...

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What the Triumph Street Triple R should have been?

James Keen, 27 January 2010 11:18

MCN reader Tony Hartfield used to own a Triumph Street Triple R, but he found it a bit lacking in certain areas. So he decided to build his own version, based on a new 2009 Triumph Daytona 675. Find a Street Triple for sale The result is a Street Triple R with a kick because it's powered by a full-on 126bhp ...

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Phase 4 XT500 Supermoto

Anonymous, 14 December 2009 23:44

Thought your readers might be interested in seeing my (Final Edition) XT500 Supermoto. You exhibited my phase 3 model on your stand at the Excel Show in London last year. Bike weighs 110KG wet and produces 50bhp at the rear wheel. There are 16 pre-set ignition advance curves. Deemed to be the most powerful XT500 ever built. Regards Dave Newitt (www.yamaha-xt500.com)

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One-off Ducati Hypermotard to star in new Vinnie Jones movie

James Keen, 09 December 2009 11:42

This special Ducati Hypermotard from Red Dog Superbikes was built for a new film called 'Fight Back', set to star Vinnie Jones and Danny Dyer.  Find a Ducati Hypermotard for sale Read the Ducati Hypermotard review  To compliment the one-off graffiti paint job, the Red Dog Hypermotard is covered in carbon - the rear hugger, engine casing, side panels, tank cover and mudguard ...

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Video: Streetfighting in London

James Keen, 20 November 2009 16:56

Film-maker Matthieu Ferreira's has sent us this video of his latest streetfighter project and we think the documentary is very nicely done... Watch part 1 & 2 of the video in the player below to see them convert a Triumph Thunderbird Sport and Daytona into a Streetfightered, cafe-racer-style machine.

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Homemade Ducati Streetfighter

mistweaver, 21 April 2009 20:11

In the April 15 issue of MCN, you had a picture of a homemade Ducati Streetfighter at Cadwell Park in the readers pics section - perhaps I can clear up any mystery! The rider in question is Jamie Green of Ducatitours. I has the pleasure of meeting Jamie when my wife and I went to Italy the week before Easter for ...

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Designer Ducati Monsters up for auction

James Keen, 01 April 2009 13:41

A group of fashion students have designed 3 one-off Monster 696s in conjunction with Ducati and Puma. Find a Ducati Monster 696 for sale Students Abigail Briggs, Charlotte La Roche, and Laura Mackness are from Central Saint Martins Art College. They were invited to create unique graphics based on each of their graduate collections and transform the Monster 696s into design objects. Read the full ...

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