The recent “World’s Coolest Bikes” profile of sculptor Jeff Decker and his Vincent “Black Lightning” proved controversial with CW readers, some of whom objected to the desecration of a Vincent motorcycle, while others were predictably pissed off by Decker’s attitude toward that hallowed name. Like the man, Decker’s tweaked Vincent has a chip on its [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Photographer : Michael Lichter
It really does appear to be a rough life for Jim Giuffra and the AFT Customs crew up there in the Sierra foothills in bucolic Jackson, California. An equal-opportunity employer who believes in paying it forward, Giuffra thinks women should do more than drape themselves across his custom bikes at shows. He thinks they should [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Video: Gregg’s Customs R1 Tracker from February’s World’s Coolest Bikes issue Cycle World’s own Mark Cernicky on the Adrenaline Express.
In Cycle World‘s first installment of “World’s Coolest Bikes,” (in the February, 2010, issue) we featured one of the most radical customs to come along in awhile, the Gregg’s Customs 2009 Yamaha YZF-R1 Tracker. The very idea of a 160-horsepower, MotoGP-inspired streetbike stripped to its core and rolling on 19-inch dirt-track tires absolutely defines cool. [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)