2010 Ducati Streetfighter (1098) Build

Raucous, loud and brutal, Ducati's original Streetfighter is considered by many as the original "bad boy" Super Naked bike.  Sales of this eye-wateringly expensive exotic ($15K-$19K USD) were slow from 2009-2012 before it was replaced with the more civilized Streetfighter 848 in 2013 (discontinued after 2015).  This Chance Moto build will walk you through the... Continue Reading →

Project 1981 Honda CM400T Cafe Racer Build

In this Chance Moto build, we take a time and budget-minded approach to creating a uniquely styled, smooth running retro.  Starting with a 1981 Honda CM400T, restoring it to peak mechanical shape and adding a touch of cafe-racer-inspired-style, here's how we brought this old bike into the 21st century. The 1970's and 80's were an... Continue Reading →

Project 2016 KTM 500 EXC Supermoto 

Street-legal supermotos are a special breed of motorcycles.  At various times throughout history, select manufacturers have produced them (eg. Yamaha's WR 250X, the perennial favorite, Suzuki's DRZ 400 or the more modern Husqvarna 701), but they've always been niche and most of the offerings in North America are somewhat sedate in comparison to the dirt... Continue Reading →

2010 Yamaha WR250X Build

They say more isn't always better and that's definitely the case when it comes to small displacement Supermotos.  The WR250X is a bike that Yamaha produced for just a few years and Canada didn't get many of them during that time (2008-2010).  As a result, good used examples are hard to come by and that's... Continue Reading →

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