the deus sea sider custom bike is 70's super cub for surfers
 

the deus sea sider custom bike is 70's super cub for surfers

with a flagship studio/ workshop in canggu, bali, the ‘sea sider’ custom bike by deus ex-machina is the lovechild of the brand’s passion for spectacular bikes and the location’s reputation for surfing. although deus are certainly not strangers to the surf-commuter concept, as a reflection of the new and smooth paved roads that have been build around the canggu area their latest island rider takes on more of a ‘bicycle’ type build, swapping off-road functionality for increased agility. the sea sider bike started out life as a humble honda c70 super cub from the seventies, though deus have added in the engling from a 1995 honda astra and dropped it into the nimble frame to give it an extra boost.


the sea sider custom bike is built for cruising the streets of canggu

 

 

to add to the bicycle-esque feel of the ride, deus sourced a few vintage bicycle pieces from a neighboring island, such as the handlebars and the front light. after being restored, the statement pieces were added onto the island ride, along with a front basket welded from a custom metal frame and adorned with treated wooden stats for an island-style, nostalgic vibe.


the surf-cruiser is no new challenge to deus

to keep the weight down and make sure the ride stayed as nimble as possible, deus stripped the bike frame of any unnecessary parts, and sourced lightweight rims from japan. both the exhaust and surf racks were hand made, and a leather seat–hand sewn at a local leather shop in bali–continues the tropical feel. the vintage bicycle handlebars als sport some small switches from japan. the sea sider bike is now on display at the tempe of enthusiasm–deus’ flagship studio in bali.


the sea sider embodies a bicycle-esque feel


the bike’s font basket has been welded from a custom metal frame


the bike started out life as a honda C70 super cub


the bike is tailored to newly built smooth paved roads in the canggu area


the surf commuter has been stripped of any unnecessary parts to keep it nible and lightweight


the bike has been build at deus’ flagship store in bali


deus bikes are built to serve a purpose and look good doing it


the vintage bicycle handlebars have been sourced from a nearby island


the deus hallmark bears the sign of quality


the sea sider’s seat has been hand sewn at a local leather shop in bali


the rear lights are taken from a vintage bicycle


the basket slats are made from treated wood for a nostalgic touch


the engline has been taken from a 1995 honda astra

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