El Solitario’s Ducati Chupito

Dec 30, 2012 | One Comment
El Solitario’s Ducati Chupito

I was gonna write an adjective-laden intro to El Solitario, for those who may not have come across David and his work before, but after re-checking their own blog intro I realised there was no way I […]

Kintoko’s Ex-Police CB650

Dec 30, 2012 | 6 Comments
Kintoko’s Ex-Police CB650

This ex Indonesian Police CB650 was sent in to us by Kintoko Adeji who picked the bike up in very rough condition, and still in full Police trim, where it served the force in the 1980s. It […]

CRD #23 Coyote

Dec 29, 2012 | One Comment
CRD #23 Coyote

Cafe Racer Dreams are one of our favourite custom builders, and are one of the handful of workshops out there that have a true house-style, with builds you can recognise regardless of the donor bike.   Some […]

Bill’s CB750 ‘Red Rider’

Dec 28, 2012 | 2 Comments
Bill’s CB750 ‘Red Rider’

This is Bill’s ’72 Honda CB750, otherwise known as Red Rider, which he sent in to the Bike Shed last week as a very timely Christmas present. The bike has been put together by Bill himself  who […]

Steve’s CB750 Dream Double

Dec 24, 2012 | 22 Comments
Steve’s CB750 Dream Double

They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, so Pedro & Co at Cafe Racer Dreams, you have just been given a huge compliment by Steve Hampson in the UK, as he has built his […]

ATJ’s CB400

Dec 23, 2012 | No Comments
ATJ’s CB400

Adam & Tom Jasinski’s third contribution to the Bike Shed’s stable of featured motorcycles is this lovely CB400 in blue Gulf Racing inspired colours and styled as a practical street scrambler. Shortie pipes, drop bars and flat […]

Walt Siegl Leggero

Dec 21, 2012 | One Comment
Walt Siegl Leggero

When we first saw this Ducati on Bike EXIF and it was suggested that Walt Siegl might be making bikes or kits available in limited numbers we almost choked on our cornflakes as we reached for the […]

Murray’s RD Obsession

Dec 21, 2012 | 6 Comments
Murray’s RD Obsession

Whenever we put a Stroker up on the Bike Shed’s Facebook pages, or into Spirit of the Seventies, the web-traffic and Like-O-Meters all go crazy. There’s obviously something deep-rooted in our love of the old stinkwheels that […]

ATJ’s XS650

Dec 20, 2012 | One Comment
ATJ’s XS650

As well as their recent CB450 Scrambler, Adam Jasinski & his brother Tom also built this xs650 under the ATJ project banner. The donor is the ever popular XS 650, which has been given the stripped-down, looped-subframe, […]

Alex’s KZ400

Dec 20, 2012 | 15 Comments
Alex’s KZ400

Alex Veaone from Philadelphia sent is this gorgeous cobalt-blue & white Kawasaki KZ400 and asked if we thought it was good enough to go into The Bike Shed. One quick look at the first photo answered that […]

ATJ’s CB450 Scrambler

Dec 17, 2012 | No Comments
ATJ’s CB450 Scrambler

Adam & Tom Jasinski have started building their own customs under the name ATJ Project out of their garage in Poland. They’ve clearly got the cafe/brat/scrambler bug big-time, and their first bikes look superb, including this CB450 […]

DucatiBoy’s CB350

Dec 14, 2012 | 18 Comments
DucatiBoy’s CB350

Is this bike just tooooo pretty to be a humble CB350? Quite possibly. Not only is the bike a real beauty to look at from a distance, the amount of work and detail that has gone into […]