Ironwood Custom Motorcycles’ slogan is “Turning scrappy metal into gold.” And we saw the proof just last week—with a sharp-edged BMW cafe racer that almost fried our servers.
But while we were ogling the Beemer, Arjan van den Boom and his Amsterdam-based crew were already gearing up to unveil their next project. This time they started with a brand new donor—a mint fresh Yamaha XSR700.
The XSR700 landed in their laps via Dutch watchmaker TW Steel, as part of the Sons of Time project. Working in collaboration with Yamaha, TW Steel pairs a new bike with a builder and creates a limited edition watch to match.
We’ve already seen Diamond Atelier’s XSR900, and then Arjan got the call.…