THE RUMBLER – YAMAHA R25 ’15

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Written by Donny Ariyanto

Building a custom bike can be one hell of a challenge. And we’re not just talking about the skinned knuckles and cold nights with nothing but a greasy lump of metal to keep you warm. No, what we’re really getting at is the more intellectual aspects of a customization. The seemingly simple decisions you have to make about what to do with the bike that will successfully take it from ‘hate’ to ‘great’. Continue reading “THE RUMBLER – YAMAHA R25 ’15”

THE BEST 10 CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES OF 2016 BUILT BY STUDIO MOTOR

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Written by Donny Ariyanto

There have been many things that we do throughout the awesome year: 2016, the works we produced, the moments in which we are capable to get some achievement, big family of STUDIO MOTOR made us so excited undergoing in this incredible year. It’s been a huge year for custom motorcycles in Indonesia, but also one of significant change. The Scrambler and Tracker style is one of favorite style in the vintage style line up Continue reading “THE BEST 10 CUSTOM MOTORCYCLES OF 2016 BUILT BY STUDIO MOTOR”

THE RUSKY – YAMAHA SCORPIO 225 ’08

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Written by Donny Ariyanto

Indonesians are truly amazing at using whatever resources we have to create something. You see, due to the heavy import tax in Indonesia bikes like TW200’s, W650’s and SR400’s are not available, so we have to think outside the square when building classic looking motorcycles. This time the donor bike is the uninspiring 2008 Yamaha Scorpio 225. Continue reading “THE RUSKY – YAMAHA SCORPIO 225 ’08”

THE MINKA – YAMAHA XS650 SPECIAL ’82

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Written by Donny Ariyanto

In the custom motorcycle world, there is a tendency towards ‘feast or famine’ when it comes to trends. Sport Classic, Classic and now the rise of modern classic. Today’s feature bike is another take on this model, with the brief being that “the owner wanted the chubb taken off, but wanted it to visually remain a Modern Classic”. Continue reading “THE MINKA – YAMAHA XS650 SPECIAL ’82”

THE SOOTY – YAMAHA SCORPIO 225 ’08

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Written by Donny Ariyanto

The Yamaha Scorpio 225 is a staple in the diet of the custom bike in Indonesia. Easy to work with, reliable and carrying that thumper note, it has made many a solid platform for a custom ride. These days, most seem to end up as cafe racer, scrambler, bratstyle or tracker. Same this one, this 2008 Yamaha Scorpio 225 was built with something new look – a vintage looking street tracker with upgraded components. Built for our customer outside Jakarta, this bike has been built for kicking up dust and enjoy for daily riding. Continue reading “THE SOOTY – YAMAHA SCORPIO 225 ’08”