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‘Khun’ is a custom built Royal Enfield Meteor 350 motorcycle by Zeus Customs

Royal Enfield is a well known brand among motorcyclists around the world. The manufacturer has number of retro looking modern motorcycles in their line up. These motorcycles serve as a great donor bikes for modifications and we have seen several examples of modified Royal Enfield motorcycles from around the world. Here we have one such custom built Royal Enfield Meteor 350 from Thailand based Zeus Customs. It is probably the first custom built motorcycles based on Royal Enfield Meteor 350.

‘Khun’ is a custom built Royal Enfield Meteor 350 motorcycle by Zeus Customs

Meteor 350 motorcycle got launched in the market last year and it is a cruiser motorcycle that replaced the brands Thunderbird series motorcycle. The cruiser motorcycle has now been modified into a Cafe racer style motorcycle. Zeus Customs has made several modifications to the motorcycle to convert it into a Cafe racer. Starting at the front, the wheels have been replaced. The alloy wheels on the Meteor 350 has been replaced with steel rims with spokes.

‘Khun’ is a custom built Royal Enfield Meteor 350 motorcycle by Zeus Customs

The wheels are wrapped with chunky looking tyres, The fenders are also custom made units. The motorcycle continues to offer telescopic front suspension and as we move up, the stock headlamp has been replaced with a smaller aftermarket unit. Looks like the stock instrument cluster has also been replaced for an aftermarket unit. The regular handlebars on the motorcycle has been replaced for a clip on unit.

‘Khun’ is a custom built Royal Enfield Meteor 350 motorcycle by Zeus Customs

Coming to the side profile, one would notice the changes on the fuel tank. It still gets the teardrop design but, it now gets a custom paint job and Zeus Customs branding on it. The engine area retains the original matte black finish. The foot pegs are now repositioned and it now offers the motorcycle a lot more committed riding position. Modifications have been made to the frame of the motorcycle and several elements have been taken down from the motorcycle to reduce the weight.

‘Khun’ is a custom built Royal Enfield Meteor 350 motorcycle by Zeus Customs

The Meteor 350 is now a single seater motorcycle as the stock seats have been replaced with custom made units. The rear fender is designed in a way that it actually looks like a continuation of the seat itself. A small LED tail light is also installed on the rear fender. The rear gets regular suspension as the original Meteor 350. Unlike the stock fender the custom made version does not cover the rear tyres. This new unit leaves the tyre fully exposed.

‘Khun’ is a custom built Royal Enfield Meteor 350 motorcycle by Zeus Customs

Both front and rear get disc brakes and the stock exhaust on this motorcycle has also been replaced with a custom made straight pipe unit. The exhaust itself gets a brushed metal finish which goes well with the overall look of the motorcycle. The chain cover has been removed the chain and sprocket are completely exposed.  It is not clear whether any modifications have been made to the engine of this motorcycle.

‘Khun’ is a custom built Royal Enfield Meteor 350 motorcycle by Zeus Customs

Meteor 350 is powered by a 349-cc, single cylinder, fuel injected, air-cooled, engine. The engine is mated to a 5-speed gearbox and the engine generates 20.2 bhp and 27 Nm of peak torque. The work done on this motorcycle looks so good that it hard for anyone to recognise that it is actually a Meteor 350.