Matt Black Custom Yard Built XV950

May 22, 2015 | No Comments
Matt Black Custom Yard Built XV950

Yamaha heads down through southern Europe to a workshop just outside Malaga in Spain for the latest Yard Built creation. Tucked away in the sun soaked streets of San Pedro, Matt Black Custom Designs have been busy […]

it roCkS!bikes Gravedigger Classic

May 21, 2015 | 2 Comments
it roCkS!bikes Gravedigger Classic

Osvaldo Coutinho and Alexandre Santos from it roCkS!bikes are currently on the road from Portugal to London for #BikeShedLondon2015 with a pair of awesome show bikes to display. Their original CB750 based CS_01 Gravedigger proved such a hit that the guys […]

SCHIZZO Beemer

May 15, 2015 | 2 Comments
SCHIZZO Beemer

On a daily basis the Bike Shed inbox receives one or more BMW based customs. It still amazes us that there are any donor bikes left and that there’s still potential to wow crowds. But that would […]

HB Custom Urban Racer

May 8, 2015 | No Comments
HB Custom Urban Racer

While many of us may yearn to wield a welder or grapple a grinder, the daily realities of a desk jockey job means the most powerful tool in the box is good old Microsoft Powerpoint. Feared worldwide for […]

Officine Mr.S CB400 SR

May 1, 2015 | One Comment
Officine Mr.S CB400 SR

How quickly the days pass. It seemed just mere minutes ago we were bemoaning the dreary weather, yearning for brighter days. And all of a sudden here it is (in between the scattered showers). It makes the […]

French Monkeys R80

Apr 28, 2015 | No Comments
French Monkeys R80

Not all family motorcycle businesses are run like the wall smashing, potty-mouthed Teutuls you see on a certain long running US TV series. The French Monkeys (see what they did there) is a father and son team from Lyon, France […]

Octopus Soul OSB/3

Apr 24, 2015 | No Comments
Octopus Soul OSB/3

Some people finish school, study some more and head of to the bright lights of the city for a career, perhaps dreaming of one day saving up to ride around the world. Not Jordi Ciscar of Octopus Soul […]

Mean Green’s Alchemist

Apr 22, 2015 | No Comments
Mean Green’s Alchemist

Last weekend at Bike Shed Paris we were incredibly spoiled, not only with the incredible bikes on display but by having the pleasure of being in the company of the men and women who built them. In […]

Dark Knight The Duke

Apr 16, 2015 | 5 Comments
Dark Knight The Duke

Hidden away in a shed, just a guy building bikes. Tony, aka The Bandit, had been selling his machines for around 15 years to those lucky enough to be in the know but he has never before gone public […]

Kevils Alpha

Apr 15, 2015 | No Comments
Kevils Alpha

Bravo Europe, you really showed how it was done. The sheer quality of the builds at our Paris event was just astounding. From the truest of Shed builds to manufacturer supported skunk-works projects, the level of thought, detail […]

Rua No 1

Apr 14, 2015 | 3 Comments
Rua No 1

With a twinge in my back and a pair of feet resembling indiscriminate bags of meat found at the rear of the freezer, I sit at the computer a broken mess. Physically anyway, thanks to the incredible cacophony […]

VDB Moto H-1

Apr 12, 2015 | One Comment
VDB Moto H-1

Proportions are an interesting thing, you’ve either got it, or you haven’t. The Golden Ratio of 1.6180339 is often referred to as the scientific method of working out if someone has a perfectly pretty face, yes, some of us do […]