The guys over at Sartorie Meccanhice believe in making simple bikes with no frills. They favor open exhausts and tuned carbs. The Buell X1 by Sartorie Meccanhice ($TBA) is a great example of what can be done with that montra and a pretty standard looking street bike. The Guys over at S.M. took the ordinary and turned it into a beautiful cafe racer. Features include an entirely custom backend, replacement of the stock tank for a norton endurance tank made from fiberglass, a brand new giant carburator in place of electronic injection. The end result is simply gorgeous.
The Onyx By Deus Ex Machina ($CALL) for a customer who wanted a bike that was stylish, and could easily go from road to sand. The vision started off with a 2012 Triumph Scrambler, which is always a great start for any build.They started with Black MX bars from a Yamaha TW, a Motogradget Chronoclassic speedometer paired with a Motogadget M-Unit, and levers from Pazzo.Metal changes included keeping the stock Triumph tank, but adding a fresh coat of black paint, bespoke fenders, and a new 2-into-1 British custom exhaust. The airbox was removed to free up some space and to give the bike a light, airy look. The hole the stock box left behind was filled with K&N filters. They added an RSV Aprilla for the rear mag which gives the bike a nice finishing touch. And finally, you don't have a surf bike without the appropriate surfboard brackets.The Onyx is another amazing build for one of the top bike customizers dare I say in the world.[gallery type="rectangular" ids="22492,22491,22490,22489,22488,22487,22486,22485"]
The Yama Silverton Coffe Dripper ($109) is a beautifully handcrafted hot or cold coffee dripper. For creating cold brew coffee, just adjust the valve below the filter to set the drip rate to control the steeping time for the perfect coffee strength. The dripper features a Borosilicate glass top and bottom which are dishwasher-safe and easy to clean. The bottom beaker is also microwave safe for reheating. The permanent stainless steel filter allows aromatic oils to pass through for the fullest body and depth of taste. The dripper holds up to 18.5oz of liquid which is enough for a couple cups of coffee.Related: How To Make A Perfect Cup Of Coffee
The Lightning 400 By Deus Ex Machina ($TBA) was created with riders in mind. Whether you're in the mood for a little off roading or want to keep to the asphalt, the Lightning will accomodate. This guy started out as a Yamaha SR and features Deus customizations like; a 46mm traditional front suspension in black, FOX rear shock with piggy back, custom CNC formed triple clamps, Discacciati front brake system, Sc-Project full exhaust system, OEM Yamaha Sr500 Alloy wheels, and Continental TC80 tires (19" front and 18" rear). If you want one just like it, get in touch with Deus and I'm sure they'll hook you up.
The quality watch manufacturer MKII has launched its latest masterpiece the Hawkinge Type 48 Aviator Watch ($595). Inspired by the 1940’s to 1980’s British pilot watched this new watch is designed for practical wearability and features a utilitarian dial, a 38mm 316L stainless steel case, a double domed sapphire crystal and a traditional authentic Japanese movement with manual winding capabilities. So it’s packed with features, and you can even choose a date or no date dial variant. There are also two types of straps available a tan leather version or a NATO strap.
If you're looking for a jacket that you'll want to wear everyday throughout the Fall and Winter, then you have to check out the Barbour Chelsea Sportsquilt ($159) in navy. This is a mid length jacket from the iconic brand and it features a diamond quilting pattern through the shell, a corduroy inner collar, and a two way front zip. This jacket will be able to take on any conditions except the absolute coldest situations. Pair this with your favorite khakis and a good pair of leather boots and you are good to go. This coat is cut slim so size up if you're carrying a bigger build.