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 […]
The New Age Of Custom Motorcycles – Video
In a world where modern motorcycles are full of computers, sensors and plastic, there are still those folks who yearn for the days of yore. A time when motorcycles were made of metal and you used a wrench — not a keyboard — to make your bike go faster. Careful and skilled craftsmanship, along with independent thinking, is a mark of pride among these men and their machines, some of whom are featured in the video below by Gestalten.tv.
From the Vimeo description: “This video features footage and commentary by celebrated bike builders including Roland Sands, Vincent Prat, Ola Stenegard, El Solitario’s David Borras, as well as The Ride’s co-editor Chris Hunter of Bike EXIF. Get an insider’s view of the high-spirited young motorcycle scene, which is extensively documented in our latest release The Ride: New Custom Motorcycles and their Builders.”
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