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“Resurrecting a Ruckus”: jeffstaple brings his dead scooter back to life in this short film


The death of New York designer jeffstaple‘s 2002 Honda Ruckus scooter last year left a gap in his life, which he was finally able to fill again by transforming it into a road monster with the help of Alpinestars and Los Angeles-based Cycle World Magazine.

This yearlong process was recorded in the short film ”Resurrecting A Ruckus” which details the modifications the original scooter underwent, including a paint job based on jeffstaple’s signature white, grey and pink Pigeon colorway, and rebuilt components such as a high-performance 66cc sports-kitted engine and Yoshimura carbon fiber R&D exhaust.

The end result was the Staple Ruckus, ready to resume its role as jeffstaple’s trusty steed on the mean streets of New York. Watch the video above, then browse jeffstaple’s other projects here.

Kawasaki introduces the new Ninja H2R

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Japanese motorcycle maker Kawasaki unveils the latest edition to its acclaimed Kawasaki Ninja H2R line. Designed for speed, the all-new H2R boasts a sharp, aerodynamic carbon fiber armor, providing the exterior precision to cut through winds at top speed. Supercharged with a 998cc incline-four engine that boosts the bike to an impressive 300 horsepower benchmark, the Ninja H2R can reach speeds of up to 200 miles per hour, while 17-inch racing slick tires keep the motorcycle grounded.

Carefully crafted with the expertise of Kawasaki’s aerospace and watercraft divisions, the all-new Kawasaki Ninja H2R is set to debut first at this year’s EICMA show in Milan, Italy.


Chrome & Gold Yamaha SR400 by Deus Ex Machina


Custom bike shop Deus Ex Machina continues to churn out the goods and this time around we get the Chrome & Gold Yamaha SR400. The final product includes a custom swingarm, twin mufflers and Ohlins shocks for top-notch performance with premium comfort.

Of course, the brilliant color combination is what sets this thing apart from the competition, featuring a head-turning chrome and gold finish set against a black headlight and leather saddle.

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Chrome & Gold Yamaha SR400 by Deus Ex Machina



“Black & Tan” Yamaha XS400 Custom


Austin motorcycle workshop Hold Fast Motors have just unveiled the “Black & Tan,” a custom 1979 Yamaha XS400 motorbike. The small workshop is run by Andy Hull who was inspired by the rough look and knobby tires of the Triumph ridden by Steve McQueen in The Great Escape, giving the bike a definite ’70s appeal.

Originally intended as a cafe racer, the bike naturally evolved into the Brat/Scrambler hybrid it is now. Outfitted with a quilted tan leather seat and tan leather saddlebags, the “Black & Tan” pays homage to a classic vintage motorcycle.

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“Black & Tan” Yamaha XS400 Custom