Don’t hear much about the Spanish Custom Motorcycle Scene.
Two weeks ago was the Iberian Bike Week with local builders competing in the AMD Spain Championship Of Bike Building to win a trip to the World Championship in Sturgis this coming August. Quite a few strange machines among the 60 registered competitors. The big winner, that you will see this Summer in South Dakota is Sergio Bayarri featured here with a somewhat Confederate looking machine with a lot of Ducati influence.
The bike weights only 204 kg (445 pounds) due to an all aluminum frame and carbon fiber body. With a 110″ RevTech engine and such a light weight this bike is said to have clocked at 264 km/h (164 mph) on a Spanish Moto GP track.
Among the weird bikes was this “Rat Bike” using an old SR/XT Yamaha Single cylinder engine and assembled from parts coming from everywhere, except from a catalog…(photography Horst Roesler)