Spirit Ducati GT1000

Jan 31, 2012 | 8 Comments
Spirit Ducati GT1000

Ok. Calm down, calm down… Tim & Kev have just taken delivery of a mint condition, low miles Ducati Sport Classic GT1000, and it’s going to get the Spirit treatment. To say I’m looking forward to this […]

Spirit at Verona’s Expo

Jan 28, 2012 | No Comments
Spirit at Verona’s Expo

Tim & Kev decided that one of the perks of being professional custom bike builders should be a trip to Verona for the Bike Expo for the Motor Bike Expo. I think they had quite a party […]

Retro Before it’s Time?

Jan 28, 2012 | 16 Comments
Retro Before it’s Time?

While Cafe Racer fever has gripped the motorcycle marketing machine, one mainstream manufacturer is missing out. Retro Features and Cafe Project sections are popping up in all the mainstream bike rags, custom shows have less tassels and […]

Jerome’s SS Updated

Jan 27, 2012 | No Comments
Jerome’s SS Updated

The Ducati SS is a great machine to base a modern retro build on, with a lightweight frame, a proven air-cooled engine (with carbs) that has only been radically changed in the last 5 years or so, […]

Ebay EXIF?

Jan 26, 2012 | 4 Comments
Ebay EXIF?

So there I was looking at ebay – like you do – when I should have been working, and having typed in “cafe racer” to see what kind of bikes ebay might throw up at me, I […]

Sitting Comfortably?

Jan 23, 2012 | No Comments
Sitting Comfortably?

As well as posting stuff about pretty bikes and cool events, we want to make sure the Shed is also a useful place to hang out if you’re actually building a bike, or want to do a […]

The DesmoHog

Jan 20, 2012 | 4 Comments
The DesmoHog

Now I’m not saying that some customs can be easy to build, but very few get into the level of engineering that Chris Barber from Crossbreed Cycles often goes, in this case by deciding to mate two […]

Buckets & Pisspots

Jan 19, 2012 | 2 Comments
Buckets & Pisspots

It’s not often we post a pictures-only thread, but when it comes to the subject of what covers yer cranium, sometimes style (or lack thereof) speaks for itself. I asked the bikeshed crew what lids they collected, […]

Kevils Beemers Re-Born

Jan 19, 2012 | One Comment
Kevils Beemers Re-Born

Way down in deepest darkest Devon you’ll find Kevils Speed Shop, run by Kevin Hill (see what he did there) who appears to have mastered the art of re-shaping old BMW Boxers into desireable – and affordable – […]

Head Full of Snakes

Jan 16, 2012 | No Comments
Head Full of Snakes

Head Full of Snakes has clearly made it’s mark on a few of us – and according to Untitled M/C’s Adam it’s “the best motorcycle magazine ever“… Which coming from Adam is serious praise – and we’ll […]

Guzzi Love…

Jan 9, 2012 | No Comments
Guzzi Love…

I’ve been obsessing about Moto Guzzi cafe racer’s for a while now. It all started in about 1991 with an old mate of mine, Murph, a gifted Auzzie action-man, who seemed to go everywhere on a stunning […]