The small Virginia-based workshop Classified Moto has officially unveiled its latest project, a 1980 Honda CB750F Superstrada. Featuring the shop’s signature aesthetic, the new build took well over two years to complete. The wait was well worth it, however, as… 1980 Honda CB750F Superstrada by Classified Moto is a post by Brock Cardiner on Highsnobiety.
Some custom bike builds are completed in days. Others take weeks or months. But this new build from Classified Moto, a postmodern take on the classic Honda CB cafe racer, took well over two years. You might have seen sneak previews on the Classified Moto… Read more » The world authority on custom motorcycles. Brought to you by Icon 1000
Custom bike shop Classified Moto puts some of its surplus parts to good use by turning them into lamps. The parts come from 70s and 80s Japanese motorcycles and still bear dings and dents from use. Hat Tip Link Price: $229-$429
Two years ago, John Ryland finished his first customer build—a groundbreaking Yamaha XV920 that effectively launched Classified Moto onto the custom scene. The bike was a huge hit, and prompted a flood of requests from customers for similar builds. One… Read more » Bike EXIF delivers the world's best custom motorcycles straight to your inbox, several times a week.
John Ryland’s Classified Moto is going from strength to strength. The order book is healthy and the machines coming out of his Richmond, VA workshop are increasingly adventurous. “KT600” is the latest, and named after its donor bike and owner.… Read more » Bike EXIF is the world's #1 source for custom motorcycles, classic motorcycles and cafe racers. Show More Summary
Classified Moto are just turning out winner after winner. It’s hard to believe the Richmond, VA-based hotshop has only been operating for two years, but owner John Ryland now has orders for 13 bikes on the go. This is his… Read more » Bike EXIF is the world's #1 source for custom motorcycles, classic motorcycles and cafe racers. Produced in association with Icon.
Turning old shit into new shine is a booming business we can usually get behind. Such is the case with this collection of tables and lamps from Classified Moto that finds gleaming new uses for old car and motorcycle parts. Seems there is more beauty in a shock coil than we may have noticed staring [...]Show More Summary
We usually cringe when we see a lovely piece of hardware that's been cannibalized for the sake of another device. But that's not the case with Classified Moto's lovely lamps which are only made from spare motorcycle parts. More »
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When he was 13 years old, John Ryland was obsessed with BMX bikes. And his favorite was the legendary P.K. Ripper from SE. “It was the pinnacle of cool and I was sure that if I had one, I could… Read more » Bike EXIF is the world's #1 source for custom motorcycles, classic motorcycles and cafe racers. Produced in association with Icon 1000.
Yamaha’s underrated Virago from the 1980s is really gaining favor as a custom base. Classified Moto have already shown the way, and here’s another terrific example—this time from Greg Hageman of Doc’s Chops. It’s a 1982 Yamaha XV750, and it… Read more » Bike EXIF is the world's #1 source for custom motorcycles, classic motorcycles and cafe racers. Show More Summary
Classified Moto turned a 1982 Yamaha Virago xv920 from an ugly duckling into a fierce beast. Has a custom tank, exhaust, controls and seat, and suspension from Yamaha YZF-R6 sport bikes. Hat Tip Link Related posts:Video: T-Rex Trike Honda DN-01 CORE Concept Bike
The stock Yamaha Virago is no great prize, but Classified Moto’s John Ryland loves putting a positive spin on one. ‘XV920R6-R’ is the latest machine to roll out of his Richmond, VA workshop, and it’s gone straight to lucky new owner Bob Ranew of North Carolina. Bob fell in love with a Virago 750 that [...]Show More Summary
Classified Moto is the side project of Virginia-based John Ryland who, like me, works in an ad agency during the day. “I’ve always been into vehicles, but never paid much attention to motorcycles until a few years ago,” he says. “My buddy left me his bike when he was out of town. I got my [...]Show More Summary