Vagabund Moto’s V13 Is A 3D Printed Off-Road Beast

Based on the 1991 Honda NX650 “Dominator.”

Departing from its usual focus on vintage BMW bikes, Austrian motorcycle custom workshop Vagabund Moto has reworked a 1991 Honda NX650 “Dominator” using 3D-printed components.

Dubbed the V13, the custom piece took the team at Vagabund two years to develop, turning extensively to 3D modelling and printing to craft its bodywork including the fuel tank, rear end, air filter cover, indicator light bracket and the handlebar switch housings. The motocross-styled front fender comes from Husqvarna, supporting a magnetic rack for extra storage whilst working in tandem with the rest of the angular bodywork to create a Mad Max-esque aesthetic. New 320mm HE brakediscs replace the stock option, with a Wilbers monoshock suspension and heavily-treaded Bridgestone Battlax AX41 tires providing a more stable ride for off-road conditions. For extra range, you can also mount GKA fuel cans on either side of the seat.

3D printers are fast becoming a valuable tool in a custom builder’s toolbox, as Vagabund demonstrates here. The fuel tank is 3D printed, and includes an integrated motogadget mini speedometer. Other 3D printed bits include the tail, handlebar switch housings, indicator light bracket, and air filter cover.

Other modifications include powder-coating the wheels and using stainless steel spokes, an OTR oil cooler, a Wilbers shock, Highsider Satellite headlight, a Husqvarna TC85 front fender, 320mm HE brake discs, and also a complete engine rebuild, from top to bottom. A modified fork bridge with brand new bars, clamps, and control levers helps you control all this glorious purpose in a manner that best befits this composition. Bridgestone Battlax AX41 tires complete the bike, giving its rider confidence that it’s as ready to go explore some trails as you are.