This Honda CX500 Is Built With Stone

This Honda CX500 Is Built With Stone

Every year, Custombike holds a contest called "Build da Fukker" that's restricted to private gearheads and has the simple goal of creating a bad ass bike. This 1982 Honda CX500 that Chris Zernia built with stone was a finalist in the 2016 competition. When Zernia decided to build...

Squarespace Lets You Build Your Own Personal Website

Squarespace Lets You Build Your Own Personal Website

We had brushes with web design in school (also, we’re a website) and something that struck us was how inaccessible the process can be. Squarespace simplifies the whole process, allowing you to create a website tailored to your personal needs. The platform provides plenty of customizable options and templates, so whatever you’re building your site for, be it a portfolio, business, or house pet, will look great. You’ll even have a unique domain name, without any awkward brand name additions. It’s a personal site from top to bottom. Use coupon code ‘COOLMATERIAL‘ to get 10% off your first domains or website purchase.

BMW Glober

BMW Glober

It's early in 2017, but we can already tell you that the ER Motorcycles BMW R100 GS Glober is going to be one of our favorite bikes of the year. Built by ER Motorcycles out of Slovenia, the "Glober" was developed for a client that wanted a bike that would get him through a South ...

Honda CBR 'Angry Bird'

Honda CBR 'Angry Bird'

Wenley Andrews, Australian bike builder / customizer / fabricator / designer / auteur, might be best known for his savage Triumph builds, but this Honda CBR954RR—dubbed "Angry Bird"—is a street fighter unlike any other. Andrews started designing and having custom parts made f...

South Garage "Opera" Harley Sportster 883

South Garage "Opera" Harley Sportster 883

If their work on the "Nerboruta" BMW R75/7 was any indication, the people at Milan's South Garage know their way around a custom bike build or restoration. The latest is based on a Harley Sportster 883 and dubbed Opera. Custom copper and brass accents and piping. Handmade leather...

Vanguard Roadster

Vanguard Roadster

If you're a fan of metal—the material, not the music—and a sort of raw and industrial look, you're going to love the first bike from NYC-based Vanguard. Started by a couple of former Confederate Motorcycles guys, the company's first bike, The Roadster, looks like it was cla...

Union Motion Phaser Type 1 Motorcycle

Union Motion Phaser Type 1 Motorcycle

Looking at the Phaser Type 1 Motorcycle from Union Motion you'd never know it started life as 1998 Yamaha FZS 600 Fazer. Union Motion scrapped all the ugly plastic bits from the original and built one hell of an electric motorcycle on top of the frame, forks, swingarm and wheels....

South Garage "Nerboruta" BMW R75/7

South Garage "Nerboruta" BMW R75/7

One look at South Garage's latest creation is all we need to agree with the name "Nerboruta," which is Italian for beefy, brawny or muscular. The rebuilt bike is equal parts cafe racer, street rod, and zombie apocalypse bike thanks to the bold design choices like offset lights, ...

Bandit9 Eve Liquid Black Motorcycle

Bandit9 Eve Liquid Black Motorcycle

Much like their previous Ava and Bishop releases, Bandit9's latest motorcycle is a gallery worthy ride that's equal parts stunning and incredible. Eve Liquid Black is built on a 125cc Honda Supersport platform with more custom work than the people at Honda probably did when they ...

2017 Honda Rebels

2017 Honda Rebels

Describing a motorcycle as "a great starter bike" will immediately turn off most experienced riders, but the 2017 Honda Rebels appeal to all riders of all skill levels. Available as the Rebel 300 or Rebel 500, each bike features low-slung seats with a great lean angle, blacked-ou...

Titan Motorcycles BMW K100 Xaver

Titan Motorcycles BMW K100 Xaver

If the pictures of this BMW K100 Xaver weren't indication enough, Titan Motorcycles out of Austria makes bikes unlike anything else you'll find on the market. What started as a 1986 BMW K100 LT (Luxury Tourer) for a customer not sure he was ready to trade in his Harley Road King ...

KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R

KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R

KTM is back for model year 2017 with the recently unveiled KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R, and it's everything we hoped for in a successor to The Beast. This upgraded model comes complete with a split LED headlight, LC8 V-twin engine rocking 177hp, KTM performance pack upgrades like Motor...

Sinister Electric Cafe Racer Concept

Sinister Electric Cafe Racer Concept

Inspired and motivated by what would be possible by combining an electric power plant and a cafe racer, Michael Cohen created this Electric Cafe Racer Concept. The industrial designer, illustrator and digital artist out of Hillsboro, OR, made quite a few interesting choices when ...