Custom motorcycles are a form of visual and mechanical art. But this remixed KTM 250 Duke tells a musical story too.
It’s the work of Thrive Motorcycle, one of the shining stars of the booming Indonesian custom scene. And it inspired its owner, electronic music producer Kimo Rizky, to create a unique track.
Kimo originally just wanted a “toy to play with at the weekend,” Thrive’s Putra Agung tells us. “But then he found the sounds in the workshop interesting.”
“An idea popped into his head: ‘How about I record every sound during the build of my bike, and turn it into music?’”
So Thrive decided to collaborate on a vision of a custom build and music together, giving the project the name ‘The Sight.’
Next it was time to settle on a direction for the Duke.…