Co Bappe isn’t your ordinary custom bike builder. The self-taught fabricator and proprietor behind Vekst Motorcycles learned to weld by watching YouTube videos and ingratiating himself with skilled welders who took him under their wing. The reason for picking up this new skill? Bappe has been fascinated with boardtrack racers from the turn of the […]
Keanu Reeves’ Arch Motorcycle Company Featured On CNN
A year ago, we reported on Keanu Reeves starting his own motorcycle company, Arch Motorcycles. It was a dream that started in the actor’s head five years ago, and is slowly coming into fruition in 2013. In the video below, CNN’s George Stroumboulopoulos pays a visit to Reeves and the Arch facility, where the design and production of the latest model is taking place.
Granted, the video isn’t very revealing as it’s meant for a general audience, but Keanu does give a few insights. An avid motorcyclist, his daily ride is a Norton. And those Norton themes are evident in the design of his latest motorcycle. The bodywork is exposed metal, with the fuel tank long and sloping. The wire wheels, too, are a throwback to those old Nortons. Watch the interview below, courtesy of CNN’s Stroumboulopoulos.