Andy’s Ugly Duc-Ling

Dec 21, 2014 | No Comments
Andy’s Ugly Duc-Ling

Andy from Mount Beauty in Australia has owned this 2002 Ducati 900ss from new, in those 12 years he’s fettled with the bike several times and has also completed a couple of other builds and has a few more […]

Enid – The Crooked-Nosed Stripper

Dec 20, 2014 | No Comments
Enid – The Crooked-Nosed Stripper

You can look but you can’t touch. Obviously. Until the advent of fondle-worthy 3d solid-projection screens (is that a thing?) you’ll have to make do with these soft focus pictures of Pip Davidson’s dancing companion. His ecdysiastical friend is […]

Kris’s M900 Green Machine

Dec 18, 2014 | 3 Comments
Kris’s M900 Green Machine

What is it about Ducatis? Surely they’re just like any other motorcycle? OK so the Bolognan Bullets have owned the WSBK championship since its inception and have never finished lower than third in the MotoGP championship but looking […]

Alex’s Kz650

Dec 15, 2014 | 4 Comments
Alex’s Kz650

From the home of Cheese Steak Sandwiches and Rocky Balboa comes this tasty shed built 79′ Kawasaki KZ650. Alex Veaone had been contentedly ripping about his city enjoying his first build, a fine blue KZ400 that featured […]

Chris Zahner’s DT250

Dec 13, 2014 | No Comments
Chris Zahner’s DT250

“I try to create a big splash with few means.” Splash definitively achieved, like a running bomb from the top board in a dive competition. Chris Zahner from NYC is the man making the waves with this […]

Tim Olgers CB350

Nov 29, 2014 | 3 Comments
Tim Olgers CB350

Tim Olgers from the Netherlands was looking for a fresh start. Losing his job and getting divorced in quick succession  prompted a rethink, he decided to move away and go again. Being a paramedic and anaesthetic nurse […]

Mr Swallow’s CX500

Nov 20, 2014 | One Comment
Mr Swallow’s CX500

Usually when a first time build story is submitted to the Bike Shed it comes baited with the promise of future projects now that the first born has flown the nest. But for Sebastien from Normandy, news of […]

Antonio’s DR650 Tracker

Nov 15, 2014 | One Comment
Antonio’s DR650 Tracker

António is a graphic designer & communication design teacher from Faro, on the south coast of Portugal, which should mean he knows a thing or two about how to make inanimate objects look good and proper. As a […]

Steve’s K100

Nov 8, 2014 | No Comments
Steve’s K100

Friend of the Shed, Steve Heath from Dorset, has had a couple of a bikes featured so far this year, an R80 and an R100. The lairy Outspan orange R80 recently sold through the Bike Shed classifieds so Steve was […]

Peter’s GPz750

Nov 7, 2014 | 7 Comments
Peter’s GPz750

Peter rode Sportsbikes, Peter had one too many close calls, Peter stopped riding sports bikes. A change of approach was required and one beery night trawling through ebay the solution presented itself. Dutch’s big Zed Thou was […]

Angus’s CG125

Nov 6, 2014 | 7 Comments
Angus’s CG125

Like little Oliver Twist, dish aloft, making his way up the dinner hall to the be-chopped Mr Bumble, I sense that the BSMC audience has not quite had it’s fill of shimmering blue metalflake this week. Quivering, […]

Mario’s CX500

Nov 5, 2014 | No Comments
Mario’s CX500

Sometimes cosmetic upgrades have a place and synthesise with the subject seamlessly to create a more beautiful or perhaps less aesthetically challenging version of what went before. Other times the process can go awry, think Silvester Stallone’s […]