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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 22 January, 2017

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 22 January, 2017

The best cafe racers, scramblers and bobbers of the week
A classy Moto Guzzi Centauro from the USA, a racy BMW K100 from Japan, and a brawny Honda CB750 from Vietnam. Let’s end the weekend right…

Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro by Craig Rodsmith
Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro by Craig Rodsmith The 90s isn’t a decade we typically look to for donors. But hand a late-90s Moto Guzzi V10 Centauro over to Craig Rodsmith, and magic happens.

Craig’s an Australian who’s lived in Illinois for twenty years—and although he considers himself more of a mechanic and machinist, he’s become renowned for his metal shaping. So when the owner of the Moto Guzzi wanted something with a more traditional café racer flavor, Craig got busy.

He hand-shaped a new tank, tail, front fender and headlight from aluminum, and fabricated a new subframe to match.…

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