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If you're going to combine brands, you could do a lot worse than Honda and Ducati. Jeff Gittleson of Wantagh, New York, proves just that with his race-inspired build using a Ducati 160 motor in a Honda frame, and it's clear why he's the current pick for Bike of the Month at DoTheTon.com. Just look at this beauty.

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By Dime City Cycles May 18, 2017 1 comment

In 1978 while in High School Jim Platek bought a brand new Yamaha XS500, a road bike with an 8-valve double overhead cam 4-stroke twin cylinder. This started a 37 year "bond" with the bike. “It was my commuter, tourer, road racer, and dragracer. I finally decided that it was time to change things up, and I parted out all but the frame, switchgear, gas tank, and mirrors.”

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By Dime City Cycles April 17, 2017 1 comment

My father purchased the origins of this bike in the early 1980's when I'd be 12 or 13 years old. It was kitted out in touring trim, but the heart of it was a Triumph 6T Thunderbird pre-unit engine in a 1962 slimline featherbed frame. We pulled it apart and re-built it in 1993 / 1994 with the regular Triton racer type look.

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By Dime City Cycles March 23, 2017 3 comments