THE FLUTTER – HONDA CB400SF ’98

Written by Aries

Much of the criticism leveled at this new generation of custom bikes concerns usability. Whether it be fenders, suspension travel or comfort, the main undercurrent to the comments is that the bikes just aren’t functional in the real world. But if there’s anyone who really cares about how they get a function and comfort, it’s a professional worker. Continue reading “THE FLUTTER – HONDA CB400SF ’98”

THE ROVER – HONDA CB400 SF ’98

Written by Donny Ariyanto

Most of us will start a custom bike build with a genre, fashion or style in mind. You might want something that oozes classic style. Or maybe you’re thinking of a creation in a brat style with a touch of tracker thrown in for good luck. Hell, if you’re anything like me you’re probably planning the colour of the brake leads before you’ve even got a bike. Continue reading “THE ROVER – HONDA CB400 SF ’98”

THE ELAISH – HONDA CB400 SF ’98

Written by Donny Ariyanto

If you happen to be lucky enough to own multi motorcycles and ride everyday then the chances are you have a more “sensible” bike, maybe even a stock modern machine, to get you around on weekdays. But when you run a custom bike shop even your everyday ride is going to be something different, you might use it for the commute to work or sunday morning ride cafe to cafe, but it’s still going to be something a little special. Continue reading “THE ELAISH – HONDA CB400 SF ’98”

THE SIMMER – HONDA SHADOW VT1100 ’91

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Written by Donny Ariyanto

The custom bike scene, like any other art form, often finds it self bending to the will of fashion. But there’s no shame in that – music, painting, dance and almost any other genre you care to name have to endure the same challenge. And while in the heat of the moment a certain trend can seem to the viewer to be very ‘cool’ or ‘exciting’, it’s often only a matter of time before the truth becomes apparent. Continue reading “THE SIMMER – HONDA SHADOW VT1100 ’91”

THE REVOLT – HONDA S90 ’68

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Written by Donny Ariyanto

Think of the wildest inspiration you possibly can for a custom bike build. Go on – anything at all. Anything. An aircraft? Done. Hot Rod? Done to death. Animals? Architecture? iPhones? Done, done and done. So what happens when you got a design from the lucky person who is the winner “SURYANATION MOTORLAND BUILD YOUR INSPIRING BIKE”?. Based on 1968 Honda S90 as a donor, the winner – Mr. Ignatius Dony gave us a brief about his design and need to do something a bit different and unique for his bike, he called the style is “Super Slim Racer”. Continue reading “THE REVOLT – HONDA S90 ’68”