Robinsons Speedshop CU29

Jul 29, 2014 | One Comment
Robinsons Speedshop CU29

We’re used to seeing desirable CX500s now, so I won’t start this story with the usual Plastic Maggot pre-amble, but this build does take the whole pre-worn look to extremes with a corroded copper-coated tank that is […]

Salty Speed Co CB400

Jul 27, 2014 | 3 Comments
Salty Speed Co CB400

Micah from Melbourne, Australia spent a year at Bible School on the South Pacific island of Venuatu with a $500 CM185 as his sole transport. The two-wheeled flame that had been burning since childhood was reignited and […]

Untitled UMC-026 Guzzi

Jul 25, 2014 | No Comments
Untitled UMC-026 Guzzi

The story of this most recent build from Untitled Motorcycles begins back in 2007 when owner Patrick Price bought a Guzzi Tonti frame off eBay with the plan of a 6-month project. Seven years later, he had […]

Kingston Customs R100/7

Jul 24, 2014 | 2 Comments
Kingston Customs R100/7

Kingston Customs are fast garnering a reputation for taking donor bikes that run the risk of over familiarity and turning them into astonishing and unusual machines, whether it be the outstanding Il Sardo Triumph, or their sublime […]

VDB Moto B-1

Jul 23, 2014 | 4 Comments
VDB Moto B-1

If people like what your doing, do it some more. Like many custom shops VDB Moto was born out of the adoration garnered by the bike that its founder had built for himself. Hailing from Italy and […]

Pacific CX500 Street Scrambler

Jul 23, 2014 | No Comments
Pacific CX500 Street Scrambler

It’s a tough task this customising lark. You Like some pages on Facebook, do some Pinteresting, look around The ‘Shed, sign up for the Bike Exif newsletter, trawl Pipeburn’s archives and before you know it your creative brain is […]

Kevils Scout

Jul 22, 2014 | 3 Comments
Kevils Scout

The latest Boxer from Kevils Speedshop in Devon is a 1980 R100 Street Scrambler called Scout, and it was commissioned by a leasing company executive in Kansas in the US. “Having had so much interest from a […]

Smyth Innovations Silverback

Jul 21, 2014 | No Comments
Smyth Innovations Silverback

Being practical, is that nature or nurture? I’ve got friends who grew up around cars and bikes but watching them just pick up a screwdriver (usually the wrong type) is simply painful. Buttered chop sticks for fingers. […]

Ton Up Garage R45 Pure

Jul 17, 2014 | One Comment
Ton Up Garage R45 Pure

They all make it look so easy.  The volume of brilliantly executed custom bikes flooding our computer screens from both pro and amateur builders alike belie a key fact. Building a beautiful custom bike is not as […]

Foundry MC Tiger 45

Jul 16, 2014 | 3 Comments
Foundry MC Tiger 45

Hook, Line & Sinker… I’m enrapt. Now, I’m not a Harley man, I’m not even a bobber fan, but this one is simply a fantastic bike and I genuinely want it. I need to own one. Don’t […]

Pacific Motorcycle Co ’69 BSA A65

Jul 15, 2014 | No Comments
Pacific Motorcycle Co ’69 BSA A65

Having spent the weekend in a big tent with nearly 100 bikes, road and race, from Pre-war Indians to recent Daytona winning Superbikes, it’s easy to see how the custom scene takes inspiration from a wonderfully varied source. […]

Josh Mott’s CX500

Jul 14, 2014 | One Comment
Josh Mott’s CX500

We’ve featured a couple of Josh Mott’s bikes in the Shed already, and his work is always top notch, but this latest JMR build is probably one of the nicest CX500′s I’ve seen. It’s striking, clean and has […]