Cool Kid’s GSX400 Cracker Jack

May 31, 2013 | No Comments
Cool Kid’s GSX400 Cracker Jack

31 year old Michel Szozda has just started a small custom garage in Amsterdam called Cool Kid Customs, and this the first build to roll out of his workshop, a Suzuki GSX400, AKA Cracker Jack. Michel’s dad […]

Juanito’s Scoot, AKA “Wasa”

May 30, 2013 | 6 Comments
Juanito’s Scoot, AKA “Wasa”

Bringing families together who live thousands of miles apart is not why we built The Bike Shed website, but when I got an email from Michigan in the US with this unusual shed-build submission, the cherry on […]

BSMC Event – The Backstory

May 29, 2013 | 20 Comments
BSMC Event – The Backstory

+++DETAILS ON OUR NEXT OCTOBER 2013 EVENT ARE HERE & HERE+++ As we sat around in the pub moaning about what a let down the winter UK Bike shows had been, the conversation turned quickly to what […]

Old Empire MC The Fox

May 28, 2013 | 3 Comments
Old Empire MC The Fox

Old Empire Motorcycles are anything but old, and it’s great to see up and coming builders creating classic machines with such refinement and attention to detail on the south side of their 40s. When we met OEM’s […]

CB450 Distressed to Kill

May 27, 2013 | No Comments
CB450 Distressed to Kill

Simon is a bus driver in Canberra, Australia. Working split shifts allows him to work in his shed on his bikes in the middle of the day. A true Bike Shed, Shed-Builder! Each bike takes four to […]

Ad Hoc #3 Cagiva 350 “Poptah”

May 26, 2013 | No Comments
Ad Hoc #3 Cagiva 350 “Poptah”

We saw this cafe racer from Ad Hoc motorcycles a month ago and chased David for a feature, but he quite rightly insisted on making us wait until he’d had these photos taken, and it was a […]

Ad Hoc #2 CB 750

May 25, 2013 | No Comments
Ad Hoc #2 CB 750

Barcelona’s Ad Hoc Motorcycles first came knocking on our door this summer with a beautiful Moto Morini 3 1/2 with a 70s retro feel, finished in deep paint and polished-metal, so we were looking forward to seeing […]

LHC xs650 Acid King

May 24, 2013 | 2 Comments
LHC xs650 Acid King

Only in our little niche of badass brat-style street-bikes do motorcycle builders consider rust as being a finish worth keeping, and varnishing, but it really looks spot-on in this build by Richard & Lex from Left Hand […]

Tarmac Custom MC GS850

May 24, 2013 | 5 Comments
Tarmac Custom MC GS850

If you go down to the woods today, you’re unlikely to come across a custom Suzuki GS850, but luckily for us, this one was captured on camera for your viewing pleasure, hiding away in the Spanish woodland. […]

Jack’s Radical GT1000

May 23, 2013 | 3 Comments
Jack’s Radical GT1000

The Ducati Sport Classic 1000 is often featured on the pages of blogs like the Bike Shed, but you won’t ever have seen one quite like this; Jack’s own GT1000, with lots of tasteful mods you may […]

Justin’s XS360

May 23, 2013 | 4 Comments
Justin’s XS360

Justin has had an interest in motorcycles since before he learned to walk. “I have very early childhood memories of going for motorcycle rides with my dad and grandfather and wearing holes in the plastic wheels of […]

Kz750 Short Back’n’Sides

May 22, 2013 | 3 Comments
Kz750 Short Back’n’Sides

This 1977 KZ750 was found in London looking knackered and worn out by Portobello hairdresser Loic, originally from Provence. The French always seem to have good taste in bikes and Loic is no exception, having started out […]