BikeEXIF Feature | Forged From Passion: A Blacksmith's take on the Z650


Building custom motorcycles often involves a radical career change, and we’ve seen some pretty strange jumps over the years. Tom Simpson’s background is especially unusual: he trained as a blacksmith before setting up Foundry Motorcycle in England six years ago.

Tom now builds very stylish cafe racers and bobbers in his Chichester, West Sussex workshop. As you can imagine, he has a deft hand when it comes to fabrication—but this Kawasaki Z650 is more about smart mechanical modifications than English wheels and ball peen hammers...


Read the full write up over on:
BikeExif Kawasaki Z650 | Foundry Motorcycle


Photography: Chris Lanaway

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  • I have read the article in Classic Bike. Simply stunning.

  • I absolutely love this bike. The low slung exhaust and chromed and polished surfaces are beautiful. As are the minimal controls and attention to detail. Some lucky person has an absolutely gorgeous bike.

    Simon Stone

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