Author: <span class="vcard">The Bastard</span>

I became motorcyclist… How long will I live? – Part 1

The following article was not written by me, it was written by my dear friend, brother and partner in crime Oresti Maramara, this article became very popular over Romania when written because probably Oresti explained there a lot of trues just “good to take in mind”. Oresti was a really free spirit, a true speedfreak,…


Motorcycles and urban mobility

It’s a fact that next year the new regulations of the Bucharest City Council about emissions will change a lot of things in this city if they will be able to put them in force, this is not clear yet but let’s think they will. I don’t go to comment here about the convenience or…


After 6 years…

Almost 6 years passed since we got the “great” idea of creating Bandisca… Along this time we got time enough to understand what we like to do, to learn a lot of things, to do a lot of things wrong, to meet a lot of people and to burn a lot of money, hahaha!! Ok,…


About Newbies and Custom Motorcycles

The Custom culture exists almost since motorcycles exist, along years lot of motorcyclists wanted their own touch and character on their bikes and this was the origin of a lot of custom tendences tagged under a pattern each one. Well, even that’s a reality, in the last years the custom phenomenom became so fashionable and…


Suzuki SV650 “Caballo de Hierro”

The concept of this bike was born one year ago, thinking about building something out of the ordinary for The Bike Shed Show 2019. We received some support from Suzuki Moto Greece for going on a Suzuki donor so thinking about that we decide to use one of their best sellers, the Suzuki SV650 K1,…


Honda GL500 “Brokenwing”

We inspired this built on the old boardtrackers, but trying to create a proper race bike Frame was completely rebuilt due to the rust that makes a lot of damages to the donor bike. We went with a monopost scheme with upside down front fork with axle offset and a rear monoshock Showa full settable…


TRI Flat Tracker

This built was a collaboration project with The Real Intellectuals and Caferacercult.gr and this idea born after the custom motorcycles Athens show The Wheel to Build last May. Niko told me that he wanted to built a flat tracker bike for racing next year at the Dirt Quake and other EU events and wanted us…


The dark side of a motorcycles builder’s life

I’m writting this article trying to explain what you can’t see behind the motorcycles builders’ lifes, or at least behind of my own life that I think is no so far from the other builders’ lifes. I ride motorcycles sinde I was 14, my young years were full of experiences, I raced first in dirty…


About Pro Builders, Shed Builders, Shit Builders and building motorcycles.

In the last time the new custom culture in Romania is growing up so fast… that’s so good but the problem from my point of view is that is growing on a wrong way. The fashion tendences in last time show that cool people likes to ride motorcycles and our media is full of cool…