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 […]

Macco Motors Spike

Apr 8, 2015 | 6 Comments
Macco Motors Spike

When Peter Williams designed, cast and raced his own magnesium alloy wheels back in 1974, while every other bike on the grid was still sporting wire-spoked rims, he did so for one reason: chasing tenths. Lighter, stronger and […]

OEM/ODFU OSPREY

Apr 2, 2015 | One Comment
OEM/ODFU OSPREY

A little practicality in life goes a long way. Back in the good old days no intelligent motorist would dream of embarking on a journey without a basic tool kit and some spare parts, or at least a […]

Redeemed CL450

Mar 31, 2015 | 2 Comments
Redeemed CL450

An expecting first time parent is easy to spot. The nervous fidgeting, bleary eyes from a restless night’s sleep, fingers drumming in anticipation of what’s about to unfold. Then comes the big day; the final push, words of encouragement from loved […]

Spirit of the 70s Scrambler

Mar 30, 2015 | 6 Comments
Spirit of the 70s Scrambler

It’s been a while since we’ve had a bike from Spirit of the Seventies on these pages. But with Norman Greenbaum back in the news today for unfortunate reasons, when this fettled Scrambler of theirs dropped into our inbox, it made […]