Chappell Customs “Cafe 33″

Jan 31, 2013 | One Comment
Chappell Customs “Cafe 33″

Chappell Customs is run by brothers Chris – based out of LA in the US, and Rob – based out of Ontario in Canada, where, despite being 3000 miles apart, they somehow conspire to co-build some stunning […]

Jeff Snowden’s KZ750

Jan 29, 2013 | 6 Comments
Jeff Snowden’s KZ750

Jeff Snowden is from a small country town in Missouri. He’ll turn his hand to all types of bike build, but prefers Harleys and Cafe Racers. Obviously it was his 1977 KZ750 that caught our attention with […]

Roman’s ZR7/SR2

Jan 28, 2013 | 8 Comments
Roman’s ZR7/SR2

Roman AKA Romoto from Slovakia has been an amateur bike builder since 1978 and, as you can imagine, has several builds under his belt, but the one that has caught our eye here at The Bike Shed […]

Kevils R80 Amigo

Jan 27, 2013 | No Comments
Kevils R80 Amigo

This 1982/83 BMW R80 is an ex-Police bike and was commissioned by Robin from Bolivia South America for a full Kevils Speedshop cafe racer build. Kev & C’os reputation for building stunning BMW customs has clearly reached […]

2nd Chance GS250

Jan 24, 2013 | 3 Comments
2nd Chance GS250

2nd Chance Customs had this Suzuki GS250 brought to them buy a guy who said it just wouldn’t run, despite him having “taken it everywhere”, so, would they take it off his hands for $200. At that […]

Tommy’s ’78 CX500

Jan 23, 2013 | 6 Comments
Tommy’s ’78 CX500

This is Tommy Sheen’s 1978 Honda CX500, a bike that he was too modest to share, so we had to persuade him that it was exactly the kind of machine we like to feature here on The […]

Angry Lane’s ’73 Triumph Daytona

Jan 22, 2013 | 6 Comments
Angry Lane’s ’73 Triumph Daytona

As well as being a Creative Director in the design industry, expat Frenchman Benoit (Ben) Barras is co-owner of Hong Kong’s only custom garage, Angry Lane, and this is Ben’s 1973 500cc Daytona Triumph which he’s called […]

Vilner’s Tuono Revamp

Jan 21, 2013 | 2 Comments
Vilner’s Tuono Revamp

While we wouldn’t normally feature a pointy-edged modern machine of this ilk, this particular custom bike is built on the notorious original Aprilia Tuono, a bike with plenty of soul, and it’s certainly an interesting build, following […]

JBs 500FT

Jan 21, 2013 | No Comments
JBs 500FT

Jean-Baptiste is from France, close to Lille, and like all Frenchman he has impeccable taste and likes to make sure his ride is as cool as possible (just spend a day in Paris and see what we […]

Cafe Overkill

Jan 17, 2013 | 3 Comments
Cafe Overkill

Jeff Stephens runs Godffery’s Garage out of Burlington Wisconsin and has been riding & wrenching bikes since he was around 12 years old. Jeff tried a whole host of professions before heading to a school for Industrial […]

KingBike Ducati

Jan 16, 2013 | 3 Comments
KingBike Ducati

Giorgio Mantovani worked for nine years in the World Superbike Championship before opening his shop, KingBike, in Travagliato, near Brescia in Italy, in 2007. As you know, we just can’t resists a lightweight Ducati-based cafe racer on […]

Junior Burrell’s CM400

Jan 15, 2013 | One Comment
Junior Burrell’s CM400

Junior Burrell is a fabricator from Fort Worth, Texas. He runs a part time motorcycle fabrication shop called Retro Moto as a one man operation which specialises in hand-forming steel tanks. His inspiration is the kind of […]