Kevils Great Escape

Apr 30, 2013 | No Comments
Kevils Great Escape

Looks like the guys down at Kevils in Paignton have been enjoying themselves creating this retro homage to the late, great Mr McQueen, but with a German twist. Although the bike is, of course, a BMW, this […]

Maccomotors nº1 Z1100 Shaftie

Apr 26, 2013 | One Comment
Maccomotors nº1 Z1100 Shaftie

Everyone loves a big Zed, so we were very chuffed when brothers Tito & Jose saw fit to send us photos of their very first build under the brand Maccomotors, a 1982 Kawasaki Z1100 ST shaftie. The […]

Steel Bent – The Convertible

Apr 26, 2013 | 7 Comments
Steel Bent – The Convertible

The dilemma of whether to go solo and have that pure, bump-stopped, cafe racer rear-end or whether to consider the need to take a svelte young hottie on the back of your pride’n’joy has sweated many of […]

Dave T’s R100

Apr 25, 2013 | No Comments
Dave T’s R100

David Taylor has been hard at work keeping these pages full of shed builds, and this is one of his latest cafe racers, based on a 1993 BMW R100 Café. The donor bike was a minter with […]

THE BSMC EVENT LONDON 2013

Apr 18, 2013 | 10 Comments
THE BSMC EVENT LONDON 2013

LONDON CALLING: SAT 18th & SUN 19th MAY. …Firstly, we’ve moved to a bigger venue, the Shoreditch Studios – just around the corner from the Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane & Spitalfields. More Space, More Bikes, More […]

Fuel’s BMW R80 STrial

Apr 18, 2013 | 6 Comments
Fuel’s BMW R80 STrial

Seems like the guys at Fuel in Barcelona have been busying themselves with putting together yet another classy BMW-based custom. It began life as a 1984 R80, now better known as the R80 S TRIAL. The build […]

Fuel’s Scram 4TWO

Apr 18, 2013 | 2 Comments
Fuel’s Scram 4TWO

As the avalanche of BMW customs continues, we’re still blown away by how different these builds can turn out considering how standardised this long-serving BMW R-series was from the 70s and into the early 80s. This R100 […]

Brad’s CX 500

Apr 17, 2013 | 2 Comments
Brad’s CX 500

Brad is 21 years old, and has been riding for a few years, having started out on dirt bikes. However, he is also son of David T, who recently built a badass black CX500 cafe racer, which […]

Maria MC Hurricane Jane

Apr 17, 2013 | No Comments
Maria MC Hurricane Jane

The Kawasaki W650 and newer W800 has been championed by the likes of Deus Ex Machina and recently Spirit of the Seventies, but you’d think there would be more customs around based on this platform combining modern […]

Kevils B-Monda

Apr 15, 2013 | 4 Comments
Kevils B-Monda

Seems like Kev Hill has decided to mix it up a little from the usual Kevils Speedshop blueprint- literally – with this Honda tanked – and badged – R100 Brat-style custom. Broad, up-swept Triumph handlebars with trendy […]

KDI Honda Paul Smart?

Apr 12, 2013 | 5 Comments
KDI Honda Paul Smart?

KDI Cycles in Connecticut in the US is the home of Kevin Dinsmoor’s cafe racer creations. Kevin prides himself in doing things right first time, taking old forgotten vintage motorcycles and meticulously returning them to perfect running […]

LHC CB 750 Scrambler

Apr 11, 2013 | No Comments
LHC CB 750 Scrambler

Richard & Lex from Left Hand Cycles in the Netherlands have their own bike building mantra that “less is less”, but this purposefully built CB750 scrambler is a lot more than the sum of its parts and […]