Tony Prust of Illinois-based Analog Motorcycles builds classy customs based on 1970s-vintage Japanese motorcycles: his Yamaha RD350 is one of the most popular machines we’ve featured this year. So here’s his latest build, commissioned by the owner of a design company based on Amelia Island, off the coast of Nassau County in Florida.
The bike is called
Nomad, and the starting point was a 1974 Kawasaki KZ400—a simple four-stroke, air-cooled twin. In stock form, the KZ400 is a somewhat staid and functional machine, but Prust has customized almost everything apart from the engine — via Bike EXIF