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BIKE SHED PARIS 2015

BIKE SHED PARIS 2015

Last May the Bike Shed went balls-out with our third exhibition, celebrating the new-wave cafe racer custom scene, featuring over 120 brats, scramblers, trackers, bobbers, cafe racers, and a whole bunch of category-defying custom bikes. The central […]

BSMC Custom Classifieds

BSMC Custom Classifieds

Buying or selling a custom motorcycle is a pain in the arse. If you’re a seller, where do you go to sell your Shed-built or Pro-built pride & joy to a buyer that understands the value of […]

Motorcycle Video Library

Motorcycle Video Library

We’re always being sent great vids to show on Facebook, but there’s no single place where you can find all these great motorcycle films in one space, until now. Check out what’s new. Video submissions & suggestions […]

Dagger Cycles GS500

Dagger Cycles GS500

Roberto and Paolino of Dagger Cycles graduated pretty swiftly from barn find builds to more modern projects utilising the now ubiquitous Triumph Bonneville and Scrambler. Harking back to their roots, the guys from Biella in the foothills of […]

Macco Motors Black Baron

Macco Motors Black Baron

With modern tech, more efficient transport and established trust online the world really is a much smaller place, and continues to shrink. The U.K. custom scene has plenty to offer when it comes to modding a modern […]

Redmax Speedshop Chairman’s Rugby Racer

Redmax Speedshop Chairman’s Rugby Racer

Hookers grappling at funny shaped balls, a brace of Flankers rummaging in a ruck and all together too many references to ‘tackle’. Despite sounding like some crazy night out in Soho, it’s the world of Rugby that has this special […]

Maria Riding Co. Spitfire

Maria Riding Co. Spitfire

Living close to the sea is good for the soul, it reminds us that as humans we are fairly insignificant and vulnerable in the grand scheme of things. Perhaps this has an impact on the ability to rationalise […]

La Busca The Bonham

La Busca The Bonham

For those of you partial to a paradiddle and fond of flams, the Bonham name immediately conjours an image of flailing sticks and whiplash hair. Unfortunately the only thing John hit harder than his snare was the liquor […]

Yamaha XJR1300 Sport Heritage

Yamaha XJR1300 Sport Heritage

Built not bought, a romantic notion isn’t it. There’s a good chance that if you’re reading this you will either be one of the lucky ones who works on bikes for a living or has dreamt about […]

Cool Kid Customs GS750

Cool Kid Customs GS750

Time to take things back to basics. It can reach a point where saturation takes hold, and you begin to question the specific location of certain parts, the right way to do something or even the damned designation of […]

Kevils Lava

Kevils Lava

Back with a bang with their first bike of 2015 are those perennial boxer specialists from Paignton in Devon, Kevil’s Speed Shop. The specialist team Kev has assembled in that beautiful part of Britain are so complete in […]

BSMC Gear Guide #48

BSMC Gear Guide #48

In this weeks Gear Guide we feature a new raw kevlar jet helmet, stuff to keep your toes and fingers warm in the bitter winter cold, tough protective sneakers for city blasts, and stunning restored retro vintage […]

Ton Up CX500 Blubber

Ton Up CX500 Blubber

There must be something in the water in Portugal, the quality of builds coming from outfits like Ton-Up Garage is a consistent pleasure to see in the Bike Shed inbox and the scene is growing rapidly over there. This latest […]

Yako’s Bekano

Yako’s Bekano

As gangly trackers continue to give low slung cafe racers a literal thumping in the popularity stakes, certain donors rise to the top; and it’s normally the Honda XR which most type into the search bar first. […]

Trinta&Um NX650

Trinta&Um NX650

As you leave greater London along the M40 there are four large green hills which seem oddly out of place. Looking like strange neolithic formations, they were actually made from the rubble of the old Wembley Stadium […]