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), […]

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 […]

Motorcycle customizer and clothing marketer Deus Ex Machina has teamed up with makers of quality men’s gear Sitka. With these visions united comes a collection of menswear and appropriate accessories for the motorcycle adventurer. The Mackinaw jacket is a durable blend of wool and polyester, with a thick blue/black buffalo-checked outer and quilted cotton twill inner. Warm. […]

14 Oct
One-off café racer-style bike built in Venice Beach

Since Australian custom motorcycle builders/lifestyle clothing manufacturer Deus Ex Machina opened shop in our hometown of Venice Beach, CA, the band of creatives have built 8 custom bikes. The Bully, seen here, is #9. Built from the remains of a post-collision Buell Lightning X1, The Bully had its compromised frame revitalized with a new chromoly […]

29 Jun
Handcrafted of waxed canvas & premium Horween leather

After showing off its latest 2-wheeled creation, the “Gicleur” Kawasaki W650, Australian brand Deus Ex Machina teams up with Makr Carry Goods to create 50 limited edition tool rolls, handmade by the craftsmen of Makr in Florida. The tool roll is made from #10 cotton duck Martexin waxed canvas and premium Horween leather, designed to […]

27 Jun
Latest 2-wheeler from Australian builder's Sydney workshop

Australian custom motorcycle builders Deus (or Deus Ex Machina) are rolling out a new bike called “Gicleur” from their Sydney workshop. In French, “gicleur” means “jet”, a nod to the nozzle on an espresso machine that governs the water flow — and this bike’s not letting anything sloppy pass it. Built from the frame of […]

26 Apr
A wax-coated Scottish-cotton canvas motorcycle jacket

As part of their 2012 OILSKIN Collection, Australian motorcycle modifiers and apparel company Deus Ex Machina has produced a wax-coated Scottish-cotton canvas motorcycle jacket. Available in black, the jacket features a flap covered zip front, reinforced elbows, tartan lining, a belted waist and collar, coated buttons with Dues detailing, four front map pockets and an […]

2 Feb
What happens when Australia gets ahold of a Yamaha 225

The latest option out of Australia’s Deus Ex Machina custom bike shop is the Mouse Trap, built from the heart and soul of a 2008 Yamaha Scorpio 225. Custom touches include bespoke front and rear fenders, alloy tank, modified Nitro Heads seat and laced 17″ rims. Finish it off with a black transmission and engine […]