The Spirit of Bonneville Flats

May 30, 2012 | No Comments
The Spirit of Bonneville Flats

Tim & Kev really have got a groove-on when it comes to making the most out of Hinckley’s finest, and this time they’ve bestowed the Spirit of the Seventies character and performance on this lovely Bonnie. As […]

Classy Little Big Bike

May 23, 2012 | 21 Comments
Classy Little Big Bike

The Honda Dominator is one of those workhorse bikes that Honda got exactly right back in the early 1990s, but they were always a bit of a cult bike, even when new. Mark the Biker, MTV Europe’s […]

Dirt Quake 2012

May 22, 2012 | No Comments
Dirt Quake 2012

Full Marks to Gary Inman (of Sideburn) and his co-conspirators, in setting-up the most bonkers biking event of the year. Sliding round a dirt oval on a speedway bike or flat tracker makes plenty of sense, but […]

Revolutionary Spirit

May 21, 2012 | No Comments
Revolutionary Spirit

When it comes to custom paint jobs, Tim & Kev at Spirit have a real house-style, with their own unique take on the authentic vibe of the 1970s, and this plays a big part in how great […]

Kevils Sparky Beemer

May 18, 2012 | 4 Comments
Kevils Sparky Beemer

Here’s another fine scrambler boxer twin from the West Country’s Kevils Speed Shop, this time given the moniker, Sparky. The build was commissioned by John in London, and is based on a 1980 BMW R100 featuring a […]

Alex’s GTV 350 Duc

May 17, 2012 | No Comments
Alex’s GTV 350 Duc

Alex – AKA Bibu – from Romania is a dedicated Ducatista, with his own outfit, DesmoBIBU. This is his 1980 GTV 350, not one of Ducati’s biggest hits or most sought after models, but a bike he […]

Kevils Ruby Beemer

May 16, 2012 | One Comment
Kevils Ruby Beemer

Kev Hill at Kevils down in the West Country has had a busy few months getting a couple of new customer bikes ready for the spring, including this gorgeous Ruby Helmets inspired Cafe Racer. Commissioned by Marek […]

Cafe Racer Dreams #14

May 9, 2012 | No Comments
Cafe Racer Dreams #14

Pedro Garcia and his crew at Cafe Racer Dreams worked right through labour-day on their latest creation to put most of the finishing touches on their muscular BMW Boxer-based Scrambler/Beast, dubbed the MaxBoxer aka CRD#14. I love […]

Nick’s Mk II LeMans

May 8, 2012 | 10 Comments
Nick’s Mk II LeMans

We were just leaving the Ace Cafe on Italian Bike Sunday when this rumbling Guzzi rolled-in. A stunning ’79 Mark II Guzzi LeMans, stripped-down to the bare bones, and fettled to an extreme level of detail. Most […]

Zed leans into the Wind

May 4, 2012 | 21 Comments
Zed leans into the Wind

I took a few snaps of the Zed today, partly because I just fitted some new clip-ons, and partly because she got a wash, plus a coating of ACF-50, so within a week she’ll be covered in […]

Little things…

May 4, 2012 | 9 Comments
Little things…

The problem with customising your bike, as that you get a little too intimate with all it’s failings and imperfections. Every time you make something new, upgrade a part, paint something or even give her a wash, […]