the Bike Shed in London

Buy London Tickets

Buy London Tickets

To avoid queues, change, hassle or missing out please do book tickets for our Bike Shed events online and in advance. It’s safe, simple and fast, and will save us a great deal of grief on the […]

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. The page takes a […]

Octopus Soul OSB/3

Octopus Soul OSB/3

Some people finish school, study some more and head of to the bright lights of the city for a career, perhaps dreaming of one day saving up to ride around the world. Not Jordi Ciscar of Octopus Soul […]

Völser Customs XS650

Völser Customs XS650

Some folk make our lives very easy indeed. This Brat-tastic XS650 is a local London build, put together by friend of the ‘Shed Marcel Ortmans. Sporting fine Lemmy inspired facial hair he can often be found helping out […]

Mean Green’s Alchemist

Mean Green’s Alchemist

Last weekend at Bike Shed Paris we were incredibly spoiled, not only with the incredible bikes on display but by having the pleasure of being in the company of the men and women who built them. In […]

Riverside Projects CX500

Riverside Projects CX500

Hurtling round the congested streets of London in the middle of winter, over-sized crates strapped to the back of their ‘Plastic Maggots’, the dispatch riders of the ’80s and ’90s gave zero consideration to the way their rides […]

BSMC Gear Guide #54

BSMC Gear Guide #54

This week’s Gear Guide features a stunning retro carbon fibre lid and Red Baron style aviator goggles, some lovely burgundy bobber style gloves, Firestone tread iPhone 6 covers and a beautiful recreation of the iconic 59 Club […]

Dark Knight The Duke

Dark Knight The Duke

Hidden away in a shed, just a guy building bikes. Tony, aka The Bandit, had been selling his machines for around 15 years to those lucky enough to be in the know but he has never before gone public […]

Kevils Alpha

Kevils Alpha

Bravo Europe, you really showed how it was done. The sheer quality of the builds at our Paris event was just astounding. From the truest of Shed builds to manufacturer supported skunk-works projects, the level of thought, detail […]

Rua No 1

Rua No 1

With a twinge in my back and a pair of feet resembling indiscriminate bags of meat found at the rear of the freezer, I sit at the computer a broken mess. Physically anyway, thanks to the incredible cacophony […]

VDB Moto H-1

VDB Moto H-1

Proportions are an interesting thing, you’ve either got it, or you haven’t. The Golden Ratio of 1.6180339 is often referred to as the scientific method of working out if someone has a perfectly pretty face, yes, some of us do […]

The Distinguished Gentleman

The Distinguished Gentleman

As I write this Kris Reniers of Deep Creek Cycle Works will be loading his van and heading from his home in Belgium to France for the first instalment of Bike Shed Paris. You might think from these images, and […]

Macco Motors Spike

Macco Motors Spike

When Peter Williams designed, cast and raced his own magnesium alloy wheels back in 1974, while every other bike on the grid was still sporting wire-spoked rims, he did so for one reason: chasing tenths. Lighter, stronger and […]

de Palma 01

de Palma 01

Yesterday in the UK: that was it. The first day of the year when the sun shone bright, the asphalt was dry and doubts about lateral grip made way for mile wide smiles. It was definitely the day to lay […]