Deus ex Machina, the bike and bike-stuff makers who brought us the likes of the Pegasus and the Gicleur know that you need a good pair of gloves for gripping onto your bike. The entire line of gloves are handcrafted in Japan and made from 100% Napa cowhide leather. Choose from three styles, the black straightforward Gripping Glove (below), […]


With bold marketing claims of being “more than just a new bike: it’s a whole new world,” the Ducati Scrambler is staging a major comeback. Not just a kitschy plea to your nostalgia, the Scrambler means to pick up as if it had never left off, aiming to be a motorcycle as contemporary as it is classic. The headlamp […]


7 Oct
A custom bike formed from a Buell x1 Lightning

The Sartorie Meccaniche manifesto is founded in contemporary simplicity, as they explain: “We try to fuse elegance and sportivness, inspired by the old glory days with a hint of contemporary design.” The minimalist approach to motorcycle building in this instance translates into the Belva, a new powerful but very tasteful two-wheeler. Built from the foundation of a […]


22 Sep
Latest custom bike from the House of Simple Pleasures

Aussie-via-Venice Beach makers of custom motorcycles and surfboards Deux Ex Machina have unveiled their Pegasus — an impressive wheeled steed inspired by a customer’s 1969 Camaro and CBR1000 Fireblades. Decked out with quasi-neon red rims on an otherwise black frame, the Pegasus uses a customized Yamaha SR400 tank, its gasses moving through two-in-one style headers. Similar a […]


22 Sep
Certain to give any luxury cyclist a woody

French designer Paul Guerin and woodworker Till Breitfuss of Keim have united because they like to give bikes wood. Their first model, the Arvak, has a carefully tested hollow monocoque frame made from 24 layers of laminate ash wood, and an $11,000 price tag to match. The Arvak bike is custom shaped and comes with all the desired […]


Sal Babier, revered street-skater of the 90’s and tastemaker of the here-and-now, has curated a collection of custom-made, special-edition BMX bike frames, gadgets and gear to showcase both the the history and habits of BMX subculture that kids went apeshit for in the 1980’s. The Scion Audio Visual’s BMXPert installation is more than just a time […]


Poler, the outdoor label out of Portland who are good for both gear and collabs alike, have gotten together with Team AWOL for a custom Specialized bike resilient enough to book it across the entire state of Oregon in three days. Chief bragging points aside from its efficiency in completing the Oregon Outback relate to its overall versatility […]


3 Sep
Last year's sold-out bike gets a (still secretive) update

The first Icon E-flyer all-electric bike was clearly a hit, because it has long since sold out (although there were only 50 made). So what does that indicate to its manufacturers? It’s time to make a new one. Like its predecessor last year, the Icon E-flyer II is a retro-styled all-electric bike with various boasting points at bad-asserie. […]

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