"Janet calls to mind a long string of cowboys Gary Cooper used to play...Nearly five feet ten, Janet sits tall in the saddle of her only vehicle, a Honda CL-350 motorcycle. She keeps the Honda in her living room, under a giant paper parasol she brought back from the Orient after a three-and-a-half-year trip around the world." —Jane Howard, LIFE
Many custom motorcycle builders didn’t start out as such. Tim Harney’s one of them: in his past life, he worked as an industrial designer for architecture, furniture and lighting design firms. Tim’s since focussed his keen sense of aesthetics onto customizing bikes. This 1976 BMW R75/6 is his latest work—and we’re smitten with its functional yet charming vibe.
The current Triumph Bonneville has great bones, and there's no shortage of good-looking customs that use it as a base. But this one, from Paris-based Clutch Custom, has probably the best lines ever seen