Yamaha Motor Europe asked three of the world’s top builders to work their magic on the company’s flagship power cruiser, the VMax. America’s Roland Sands, Germany’s Marcus Walz and Ludovic Lazareth of France each set to work and create three different interpretations on the Yamaha VMax. These “Hyper Modified” custom Yamaha VMax models were unveiled […]
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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