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Custom Bikes Of The Week: 25 February, 2018

Custom Bikes Of The Week: 25 February, 2018

The best cafe racers, scramblers and trackers of the week
A sharp-looking tracker-style Harley Street Rod, a production-ready eCub from Shanghai Customs, a peek at the new Curtiss Warhawk, and the stunning new Magni Filo Rosso limited edition. We’re stretching the envelope in all directions this week.

The Shanghai Customs eCub 2 retro electric motorcycle
Shanghai Customs eCub 2 While most of us around here will fight to keep our internal combustion motos around forever, a digital revolution is undoubtedly underway. In China, the petrol powered scooter has all but gone the way of the Dodo, meaning the majority of their 2-wheelers are powered via silent, efficient electrons. But the move to batteries doesn’t have to be a bad thing. And certainly not an ugly thing. Case and point: the eCub 2.

We discussed the reasons why people within the Republic went electric when Shanghai Customs’ first eCub dropped last year.…

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