Sebastian’s Z440

Jan 29, 2015 | No Comments
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 | 6 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 […]

Enid – The Crooked-Nosed Stripper

Dec 20, 2014 | 2 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 | 7 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 […]