In South-Pohjanmaa, an area in west Finland, everything is big and wide, just like in Texas, USA.
So it's not especially surprising that several motorcycles from the area are wide too, like this article's Suzuki GSX-R 1000...
Small, But Perfectly Formed
Words: Dave M
Photos: Dricot Thierry
Anyone who follows the world of custom motorcycles with any kind of passion and enthusiasm (or maybe, like me, is just an anorak) will know the name of Krugger.
It's a nickname, and it belongs to Fred Bertrand, the acclaimed Belgian bike builder and double AMD world champion of custom bike building. Fred's built a number of ground-breaking customs over the years, and his latest build was as individual as any of them. Taking a different approach to his normal builds, this one was in collaboration with Yamaha Europe, when they asked him to build a bike from their current range – one that would fit in rather neatly with their Yard Built programme.
Mendoza GSX-R - New World Order
Quite astoundingly, there are still a great number of people who believe that the only custom motorcycles being built in the good ol' US of A are either massive capacity air-cooled vee twins of domestic origin, or Japanese sportsbikes slung lower than a snake's belly and with a back tyre fatter than both of Kim Kardasian's arse cheeks put together.