We can normally recognize a Revival Cycles build immediately. The bikes have top-level craftsmanship, perfect proportions and tasteful finishes.
But this bizarre contraption had us puzzled. Sure, the hand-made bodywork and crafty engineering pointed towards Revival… but what about the three different neon hues, and that weird sidecar?
And what possessed the Austin, Texas shop to take a Ducati ST4 and turn it into, well… this? Alcohol, apparently. And a love for the mental sport of sidecarcross.
As the name implies, sidecarcross involves racing motocross with sidecar-equipped bikes. “It’s a sanctioned motorcycle racing series based in Europe,” Revival tell us, “and it’s popular in Australia and New Zealand, but an almost unheard-of secret in the US.”
“Like many of our ideas, this idea percolated years ago around the team.…