When we were kids, life was much simpler. We could play outside all day without a care in the world. If we were lucky, our parents bought us dirtbikes to use in the field, or in Australian Mark Toia‘s case, his favorite hill. It’s a spot where he and three of his childhood friends would […]
Jeremy Tagand, The Man Behind Deus Ex Machina Australia
Earlier this year we introduced you to the California branch of Deus Ex Machina, the moto, surf, clothing and coffee shop that has started to gain popularity for its custom motorcycles. The original Deus, however, is in Australia, and its head mechanic/motorcycle design master, Jeremy Tagand, is quite the character himself.
Originally from France but now living in Australia, Tagand has a strange Franco/Aussie accent to his English, though it’s easy to understand one thing: he loves his motorcycles. As you can see in the video below, designing and building custom motorcycles is a fresh challenge Tagand enjoys and embraces on a daily basis when he comes to work. It’s hard to categorize his style, but if you ask him, he’s “just trying to do something cool.”
When he’s not tinkering with motorcycles, he’s also plays Rugby professionally. But as he says, “that’s another story.”