Love it, hate it, like it, lust it, make your bike into something just that little bit special. Here are 10 owners who got into pimp mode. Compiled by Hoa Le and Nick Ross

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Owner: Mai

Model: Honda Cub

Modifications: A fully-restored, enhanced 110cc engine and frame with custom six-layer paint work (candy green). Matching leather seats with leather handgrips and Japanese running gear.




Owner: Toby

Model: Honda Cub 90cc

Modifications: Honda Win swing arm, custom-made handlebars, flat tracker 18” wheels and tires, 30cm extended frame with 15-degree raked front forks, ‘67 tail light and custom mud guards.




Owner: Mr. Dung

Model: Kawasaki Z1000

Modifications: Inspired by the Ducati concept, except for the engine, gas tank, saddle and front lights, most of the parts have been replaced. The rear tyre, forks and exhaust pipe are imported from Thailand; the rear frame holding its monster back tyre is made from a 180kg aluminum piece; the engine cooling system has been placed in the front, under the lights.




Owner: Viet

Model: Honda 67 (50cc)

Modifications: Installed a 100cc engine, modified the gas tank and straightened the handlebars.




Owner: Thiep

Model: Cub 79 (50cc)

Modifications: Gearbox changed from three to four ratios, 100cc engine installed, bigger tyres, electric starter, handlebar and lights all replaced.




Owner: Damien

Model: SR 250 Yamaha

Modifications: Frame de-tabbed and shortened; flat pan seat, bare metal, pinstriped and aged fuel tank, Daytona handlebars and Coke bottle grips; custom front and rear lights. All electrics hidden. Shortened suspension. Flat black wheels and dual sport tyres. Custom exhaust.




Owner: Huy

Model: Full custom

Modifications: BMW classic Boxer frame with Honda 250cc engine installed, flat tracker tyres, custom seats and much more.




Owner: Jeff

Model: 2011 Gia Toan Motors 50cc Solowins

Modifications: Customised front fender, handlebars. Custom-made tank (10 litres), seat with storage compartment, side covers, extended swing arm, rear fender, number plate holder and tail light combo. Replaced rear wheel and tyres.




Owner: Scott

Model: 1965 Lambretta Li Series 3

Modifications: Mod-style bike (think Quadrophenia) with fog lights, period accessories, aerials, badges and other era paraphernalia.




Builder: Pat (now with a new owner)

Model: 1965 Lambretta Li Series 3

Modifications: Transformed into a chopper Lambretta which required just about every modification you can think of from extending the frame through to engraving and changing up the engine cylinders to 200cc. This was a week-by-week, Sunday afternoon project that took seven months.

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