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RIDE OUT WITH DEUS ZURICH

Sun. Petrol. Wheels. Finally we could implement our idea: The Ride Out. More than 30 motorcycles were waiting to start their engines. Starting at our Deus Store in Zurich. We were riding through the woods and through the mountains. Hill up and hill down. Bikers enjoying the freedom and the emptiness of the roads. Within three hours we felt the fresh breeze and the sunlight in our faces. We were...

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REMEMBERING RINCON

The one day trip up the coast; undervalued, overlooked, and often taken for granted. It's the simplest form a road trip, and a staple of the surfing community.  Usually the easiest decision we have to make. But why do we pack the car to the brim, wade in traffic, with the looming possibility of showing up to a beach with no waves? Well, it’s times like these that provide the answer,...

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Lombok Surfari

This is a story about three friends. All of whom herald from the same small coastal town in Western Java, all of whom had fallen under the spell of surfing. A spell cast by those first surf pioneers who roamed the southern coast of Java looking for waves during the ’70s, ’80s, and ’90s. It’s a small knit community in their town in paradise. Full of people who rely on each other...

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The Gift of Give And Take - The Jodie O' Shea House Bali

To all those who bought the 210 limited edition Deus Christmas Boxes we prepared for our Indonesian store over December & January, this one is for you. In February we were able to make good on our promise that 15% of the sales price was to be given to the Jodie O’Shea Orphanage in Denpasar Bali. The orphanage is named after one of the young victims of the tragic 2002...

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Deus Swank Rally di Sardegna don't stop

Following the government restrictions concerning the COVID19 alarm, and for the safety of the participants, we must delete the former dates for the Swank Rally di Sardegna Classic (29th May – 2nd June). But this is not a surprise, indeed we have two good news. The first is that the new dates for the Swank Rally di Sardegna are out: from Wednesday 30th September to 4th October, with just some...

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What we’re dealt

We may not all be here to make history but we can live our lives so that we create our own. Adventure is the key. Alone or with likeminded. We’ve, as a rag tag group of vagabonds, come to realise the ease in which trips away make us feel that history is in the making. Our history. Served up another astonishing morning in a village on the edge of the...

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Thomas & Jake And Their Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoats

Once upon a time, though just a month ago. In a land far far away, amongst the rice fields in Canggu Bali. Noosa shaper, top bloke and all round gentleman Thomas ‘Doc’ Bexon and his cape crusading pommie partner in all things fibreglass, Jake Bowery, came to the laboratory to mix up a shape made for the break at the bottom of the road. The resulting concoction is the ‘Tugu’,...

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Carny comes to town

The preparations for the Deus 9ft & Single Log Fest are slipping into overdrive. The field is overfull and we’ve got ‘wanna starts’ waiting for ‘no shows’ in the wings. Seems we have new arrivals happening on the hour. This prattle isn’t so much about the not here yets, as it is the few that flew north a little earlier than those with commitments. They’ve been seen down at the...

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Deus Road Trips by TOMTOM

During the various global lockdowns, most of us petrol headed, rubber burning dirtbags sat at home thinking about all the adventures and trips we were missing out on. That’s why, in the Deus cosmos, we took it upon ourselves to dust off our trusty compass, roll out some world maps and start sketching fun routes to take around the Deus Temples. Now with light at the end of the tunnel...

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TWO FACE

日本の皆さん 英文のあとに日本語があります。 Ever since its opening, The Residence of Impermanence DEUS Harajuku has delivered custom motorcycles that incorporate the DEUS DNA. Introducing the Harajuku flagship's final customization, TWO FACE, a custom concoction of a 1982 BMW R100RS our builder put away for years, waiting for just the right moment to give it new life. Initially forgotten but in excellent health, this Airhead had only run 4000 km — just enough...

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Store - Deus Meribel France

Exactly 969 kilometers from our French Flagship in Biarritz, Deus Ex Machina has given birth to its first high altitude prodigy, The POCKET OF TENACITY in Meribel, France. Host of the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics, Meribel is a pre-war ski resort in the French alps, created in 1938 by the Lindsay Family, which has approximately 2,000 inhabitants in it's off season, and spiking to over 30,000 in the winter season....

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Flagship - The Homestead Of Perpetunity - Cape Town

Deus Ex Machina welcomes the HOMESTEAD OF PERPETUITY to the Deus Flagship family - our new home in Cape Town, South Africa. 140 Main Rd, Hout Bay, Cape Town, 7806, South Africa Hout Bay to be exact, a wild fishing town flanked by the Atlantic and the winding serpent beast that is Chapman's Peak drive. In this magnetic, beautifully esoteric place sits the newly opened Deus Homestead of Perpetuity, encompassing...

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Deus Cafe Amsterdam

Deus Amsterdam Deus Ex Machina’s new spiritual home and flagship ‘The Wat of Why’ is now open, set up right in the beautiful canals of Amsterdam. Situated in a 1643 Canal House, we couldn’t think of a better place for Deus’ next home. Rain or shine, day or night, the team at Deus Amsterdam will make sure you get your retail, caffeine or food fix at the ‘Wat of Why’....

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Deus Cafe on Navigli Milan

One thing always leads to another. So, only a few months after the opening of Deus Cycleworks Cafe (Via Cavallotti 8, just next to Duomo) the Deus family has given birth to the third son in Milan: the Deus Cafe on Navigli – Via Sartirana 1 on the corner with Via Vigevano (OPEN IN MAPS). Under the spotlight, are the kitchen and bar so all attention is all on the...

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Deus Cafe Ibiza

THE ISLAND OF FUTURE PAST Deus Ex Machina Ibiza, Balearic Islands II In Benzin Veritas Carretera de San José, KM2, 07817, Ibiza (OPEN IN MAPS) Encompassed within a small piece of earth that emerges from the Mediterranean, a place famous for its energy and magnetic hedonism, the seventh refuge of the Deus Ex Machina family now resides. Welcome to Deus Ibiza; The Island of Future Past. On the road to...

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Flagship - The Island of Future Past - Ibiza

THE ISLAND OF FUTURE PAST Deus Ex Machina Ibiza, Balearic Islands II In Benzin Veritas Carretera de San José, KM2, 07817, Ibiza Instagram: @deusisland Facebook: /deusibiza Tel: +34 871 907 640 Email: info@deusibiza.com Deus Shop Monday to Sunday: 10am – 10pm Email: headoffice@deusibiza.com Deus Café Tuesday to Sunday: 12:30am to 12am (Closed Mondays) Reservations: +34 871 907 640 Encompassed within a small piece of earth that emerges from the Mediterranean,...

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Deus Cafe Harajuku

Small and concentrated, like an espresso. Thats the beauty of the bar and cafe of the The Residence of Impermanence in Harajuku. A regular haunt of the local crowd the head Barista Yoshi is brought his well know skills to the coffee machine and is the famous throughout Japan for his bean whispering. Open early for caffeination and cake through to chilled beverages in the evening, the downstairs bar is...

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Flagship - Residence of Impermanence - Tokyo

Opened in December 2014, The Residence of Impermanence is the newest Deus Ex Machina flagship concept store in the thriving district of Harajuku. A free standing three story building which was once home to the vintage clothing specialists Santa Monica was partially demolished and rebuilt to create the residence that now houses a cornucopia of art, surfboards, motorcycles and apparel. A lot of moving parts are packed into a the...

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Store - Deus Byron Bay

Deus Ex Machina’s ‘Polestar of Intrinsic Gusto’ is located smack bang in the heart of Byron Bays shopping district and we've fitted our northern NSW guiding light out with all our favourite motorcycle and surf lifestyle bits and bods. Byron may want people to “cheer up, slow down, and chill out” but we're wanting people leaving our shop to be all revved up with a need for speed and a...

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Buckle up, We're Riding With The Wind and Mastom

Friday night the 21st Feb the weather gods conspired to make it more than a bit of a miserable night. The fact the Deus Gallery at Bali's Deus Temple of Enthusiasm wasn't wall to wall with people wanting to see clever, fun and visually stunning art can be placed squarely on their shoulders. That meant one thing though, there was more of the free flow wine, beer, and cider for...

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Powdertools Pop-Up - The Pocket Of Tenacity opens in Meribel

Exactly 969 kilometers from our French Flagship in Biarritz, Deus Ex Machina has given birth to its first high altitude prodigy, The POCKET OF TENACITY in Meribel, France. Host of the 1992 Albertville Winter Olympics, Meribel is a pre-war ski resort in the French alps, created in 1938 by the Lindsay Family, which has approximately 2,000 inhabitants in it's off season, and spiking to over 30,000 in the winter season. We couldn’t have found...

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Young Jerks x Deus - Artist Capsule 2020

Young Jerks is the creative studio of Dan Cassaro and Dan Christofferson. Inspired by the hidden depth of ephemeral objects, they pull from the early and mid-century typographic and illustration traditions to create work that is visually efficient and distinctly American. “THIS MUST BE THE PLACE” is a collection of souvenirs; emotional tokens that represent the non-linear, distorted way we organize our memories and stories. The collaboration capsule is available...

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W.T.S Guzzi

AKA the Westlake Tagand Special A 'Bitsa' short for 'Bits of everything' is a term often reserved to describe a mongrel dog who could have any number of breeds in its blood line. When you take a Moto Guzzi T3, strap a Dresda Triton seat to the back, BSA cans underneath, Manx Norton fairing to the front and finish it all off, paint it in Porsche's Miami blue — a...

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Deus Bali's Bushfire Appeal

The fires in Australia may have abated although the need hasn't. So when the Bali Roots Festival approached us here in Bali about putting on an event in the Deus Backyard, we said you bet, just tell us when... Six of Bali's best bands had said they’d be up to donate their time; THE HYDRANT, NAVICULA, MARAPU, RIVABA & DUNIA KETIGA… talk about the dream team of Bali’s rock music...

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Parking Lot D'elegance - The Italian Edition

A hub of gasoline culture in Los Angeles, the intimate and hidden parking lot of the Deus Emporium in Venice Beach is always full of surprises. Great ideas are synonymous with great coffee, and in our adjacent cafe plans and themes were brewing for our next Parking Lot d’Elegance. Why not a celebration of some of the most beautiful Italian cars ever built? Early in the morning of February 8th,...

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Shop Visit from Cobalt Automobiles

Can you tell us a bit about yourself and your work? Well, I started restoring cars when I was 17 years old. Cars, like skateboarding, were my thing ever since I was little, even if this was not the case for the rest of my family. I ended up repairing and reselling cars all by myself, to make a living from my passion. Then, this activity ended up overtaking my...

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BACK TO BROMO

2,000 meters above sea level there exists a volcano that last erupted only a few short years ago. It’s awe inspiring intensity is best experienced first hand; looking straight up from the centre of a crater, that over millions of years has been blown apart from within. For us though, it’s a playground best enjoyed on two wheels. The ashen dunes have become a yearly pilgrimage for the Deus Temple...

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L'Artica 2020

You look out of the window as you use to do every Sunday, and everything seems the same, but… this Sunday, the 26 th of January, is different. This is the day in which you break the chain of monotony, and you step away from your normal life, doctors, barbers, architects, men, women, old and young, all banding together, everything else is put aside to become an ‘Arctic’. The very...

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Bushfire Relief Appeal - The next chapter for Dare's Triumph T140v

"A functional and practical 4-cycle motorcycle with a purity of purpose." A beautiful machine, with an interesting back story. 2014 - Venice, CA - To continue fulfilling the purpose of being a 'trusty whip' for whenever Dare was in America, the engine was rebuilt when it started showing signs of untrustworthiness. 2015 - Latigo Garage, Malibu - It was decided that the aesthetics deserved a rejuvenation, so the entire bike...

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A colourful convoy in Cape Town

Fresh from kicking open the doors of our new home in Hout Bay, a bunch of intrepid Landy enthusiasts gathered on a stormy morning, enthusiastic to make the scenic drive from one side of Chapman's Peak to the other. It was a colourful bunch of machines - call it a lesson in primary colours; as six old Landys, took the meandering road that would lead us to the wild stretch...

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ONE OF ONE - Premiere

Last Friday we opened our doors to host the official Bleach Design Werks bike and video launch “One OF One” featuring Deus’ own Kelana Humphrey and his Bleach customized TC 85 race bike. As guests began to arrive in the Deus Emporium they were greeted with beers, tacos, a live DJ and photo booth. Ranging from all ages, you could find kids running around, adults young and olde mingling and...

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Framer

Venice, Calif. (December 17, 2019) - For Woolie and Deus’s latest build, they set out to create a proper American Flat Track mile racer for the street. A motorcycle capable of winning the Springfield or Sacramento mile that just so happens to have a headlight turn signals and a license plate. Affectionately nicknamed, “The Framer." Woolie chose a 2017 Yamaha FZ-07 power plant to start. A power plant similar to...

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THE HOMESTEAD OF PERPETUITY, CAPE TOWN

Deus Ex Machina welcomes the HOMESTEAD OF PERPETUITY to the Deus Flagship family - our new home in Cape Town, South Africa. Hout Bay to be exact, a wild fishing town flanked by the Atlantic and the winding serpent beast that is Chapman's Peak drive. In this magnetic, beautifully esoteric place sits the newly opened Deus Homestead of Perpetuity, encompassing all that is Deus, all that drives us and all...

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The Norton returns - Australian Launch.

Norton enjoys a unique place in motorcycle history, drawing inspiration from the past while creating a Lasting legacy for the future. Hence why our excitement for teaming up with the legendary bike maker from Donnington Hall, couldn’t be bigger. To celebrate, the neighbourhood and the two wheeled community at large was invited to the House Of Simple Pleasures for a morning of tyre kicking and crank case admiration. You can't...

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We had a Hunch about this Bunch. Deus gallery

Four walls with the works from four young talented Indonesian artists and designers, with one common thread. They either work or have worked, at one time or another, as designers for Deus Ex Machina Indonesia. You could say we were the first to have a hunch about each of this bunch, that we were cluey enough to realise that all of them were destined for bigger things, right from the...

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Day in the Dirt 22

Thanksgiving is a big holiday in the US. It consists of gathering friends and family and eating large amounts of food and drink. Usually the most dangerous activity is letting Uncle Tony and Cousin Jenny have a few drinks and start arguing politics. It gets loud and competitive real quick. And the weekend after Thanksgiving gets even more loud and competitive at Day in the Dirt. This was the 22nd...

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Surf now, buy later - Deus Manly

The early Saturday morning sky was blanketed by grey clouds with swell leaving a bit to be desired, but the Thomas Bexon Surf Demo has begun. Despite the conditions folks lined up, wetsuits on, grinning from ear to ear ready to test out a log. First splashes were made at 7am with grommets and dolphins alike sharing the swell for nose riding all morning. Boards to test, $2 coffees and...

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Swank Rally Di Sardegna

Twenty minutes of video can’t express the euphoria of 3 days riding a bike through the island of Sardinia. However, it can draw a few tears to those who were there ... and whet the appetite of those who weren’t. Enjoy the highlights from last year's event and get ready for the next Swank Rally di Sardegna: 29th May – 02nd June, 2020. Info and subscription ----------------------------------------------- Venti minuti di...

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Milano Social Ride

We cycle together because bicycles never let us down – no matter the level of performance- cycling is good for your health and especially for your spirit. DeusCYCLEWORKS has always believed this. Now, thanks to our friends from the Cinelli Family and the precious support of the Cinelli Team, we have realised different RIDES where we gathered bicycles and cycling enthusiasts and followed the same track, wheel to wheel, rolling...

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Downtown Shakedown - Deus Manly Launch.

Nothing quite like the gathering of the congregation drinking frothies to break in a new space – Last Friday night saw the official launch of our new Manly Spot at 1/18 Raglan St, Man-Town (Manly) Long hair yahoos, beatniks, surf rats, greasers and art freaks alike gathered from all corners to make our little space feel like home, and to partake in the tin can recycling pastime we like to...

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Alpinestars x Deus Ex Machina MX Capsule Collection.

Introducing the limited edition ALPINESTARS x DEUS EX MACHINA MX Capsule Collection. Backed by Alpinestars team rider and 2018 AMA Supercross and FIM World Champion, Jason Anderson, the collection spans head to toe - featuring a Supertech M8 Motocross Helmet, two options of Racer Tech jersey, Racer Tech pant, Radar glove and Tech 10 Boot. The collection teeters perfectly between function and form – mixing Alpinestars’ expertise in performance and...

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