Triumph Cruisers

Builder Profile: Johnny Scheff

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If you’re a sports fan, you’ve no doubt heard the phrase “it’s better to be lucky than good”. But what if you’re both? Five minutes into any conversation with Johnny Scheff, the man behind Motoworks Chicago -- your Iron Moto Challenge winner, Calle Maton -- and it becomes pretty clear: He’s damn good at what he does, but he’s convinced it has a lot to do with luck. “I’m the luckiest guy in the world. Seriously, I must have horseshoes up my ass!” Johnny’s shop -- don’t dare call it a dealership --, Motoworks Chicago, has just celebrated its first decade in business. What started out as an actual bike ...

Motoworks Chicago’s “Calle Maton”

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One look at Calle Maton (aka Street Thug), the entirely hot-rodded Triumph Speedmaster Iron Moto Challenge build, created by Johnny Scheff and his Motoworks Chicago crew is all it takes. That paint, a product of hours of labour by Blue Moon Kustoms, is intricate and enticing. You can’t help but be drawn to it. Just don’t get too close. Like a moth to a flame, you’ll be burned just as quick. You see, Scheff is a bit of a showman. During the build’s early stages, when he was joking around with teammate Jonathan Costello about a fiery paint job and Costello said it should shoot flames, well Calle Maton’s fate was ...

Check out British Customs “Vintage Vendetta” at the IMS Show in San Mateo, CA

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Hang out with British Customs at the International Motorcycle Show in San Mateo, California. Two of British Customs latest bike builds will be on display in the Triumph Motorcycle booth. Event Details: San Mateo County Event Center 2495 South Delaware St San Mateo, CA 94403 Show Hours: Friday: 4:00pm - 9:00pm Saturday: 9:30am - 8:00pm Sunday: 10:00am - ...