Jamie’s CB500/4 Road Burner

May 6, 2015 | One Comment
Jamie’s CB500/4 Road Burner

Amateur – noun – [am-uh-choo r, -cher, -ter, am-uh-tur] – A person who engages in a study, sport, or other activity for pleasure rather than for financial benefit. Today’s dose of shed built inspiration comes from Jamie […]

Helle & Jesper City Tracker

Apr 29, 2015 | 3 Comments
Helle & Jesper City Tracker

Building bikes with friends, the best way. BikeShed regulars may well recall some of the creations that have rolled through the doors of the space shared by Helle, Jesper & Kasper. First up we saw Jesper’s ruggedly handsome CB400n before we […]

Völser Customs XS650

Apr 23, 2015 | 8 Comments
Völser Customs XS650

Some folk make our lives very easy indeed. This Brat-tastic XS650 is a local London build, put together by friend of the ‘Shed Marcel Ortmans. Sporting fine Lemmy inspired facial hair he can often be found helping out […]

Fahim’s Bullet

Mar 15, 2015 | 11 Comments
Fahim’s Bullet

Confidence is a funny old thing. Just when you need it, to steady a hand drilling out a sheared head stud, or hold a line between gravel and horse muck on a sweeping corner, it can completely […]

Yako’s Bekano

Feb 19, 2015 | 2 Comments
Yako’s Bekano

As gangly trackers continue to give low slung cafe racers a literal thumping in the popularity stakes, certain donors rise to the top; and it’s normally the Honda XR which most type into the search bar first. […]

AREAGE #3

Feb 14, 2015 | 3 Comments
AREAGE #3

A flat line from front to back, a cradle frame and an air cooled engine – the essential ingredients for a cafe racer. But no supposed recipe book was going to stop Roy Holtman from Apeldoorn in […]

Sebastian’s Z440

Jan 29, 2015 | One Comment
Sebastian’s Z440

Sometimes timing is everything, in fact almost always. Nguyễn Việt Thắng – aka Sebastian Nguyen from Vietnam was grading his photos of his first custom build when he stumbled upon The Bike Shed. His click of Facebook’s infamous like button […]

Ben’s CX500

Jan 6, 2015 | 2 Comments
Ben’s CX500

Ben Pilatti from Collie, a small mining town in the corner of Western Australia has never met David Mucci from Chicago, Illinois but he certainly catches his drift. People in far flung corners of the globe being […]

Minh’s LS400

Dec 28, 2014 | No Comments
Minh’s LS400

What’s in a name? For some reason, in the 90s Suzuki’s marketing department seemed to have had a little trouble with naming their bikes; particularly those in the cruiser segment. Hayabusa aside, if it wasn’t a race […]

Cambodia CB400SS Shedbuilt

Dec 27, 2014 | 7 Comments
Cambodia CB400SS Shedbuilt

If we were to do a pie chart depicting the country of manufacture for all of the donors on the ‘Shed, then the greedy amongst us would definitely be reaching for the slice from Japan. The Land of […]

Silver Piston Moto Guzzi V50 MK3

Dec 23, 2014 | 2 Comments
Silver Piston Moto Guzzi V50 MK3

Steve is a master craftsman, a skilled jewelery maker specializing in biker-centric adornment for his company Silver Piston. Based in his workshop in Atlanta, Georgia, his days are spent crafting the tiny details on his now famous […]

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 […]