Ernst’s Bonnie Eight Sixtyfive

Aug 22, 2014 | No Comments
Ernst’s Bonnie Eight Sixtyfive

He’d only met her a few hours ago. So how did Ernst Berlin find himself in a motel room on the seedier side of town, his new acquaintance by his side? It was less down to smooth […]

Saverio’s Z400

Aug 10, 2014 | One Comment
Saverio’s Z400

A 1983 Z400J. The kind of bike your 50 year old next door neighbour commuted to work on in the early 90′s, when you were in your teens. The kind of bike you dismissed as dull, soulless, […]

Freddie’s Honda NX650

Aug 9, 2014 | 2 Comments
Freddie’s Honda NX650

Freddie Carlstrom should have been on the Bike Shed before. At 21 he purchased his first motorcycle, he had been forbidden from starting his two wheeled relationship any earlier than that by his parents, who ruled against […]

Tim’s Matchless KTM

Aug 4, 2014 | 13 Comments
Tim’s Matchless KTM

When we asked for some Shed-Built bikes to show at the Bike Shed’s BSMC III Event last May, we knew from previous experience that we’d see some cool, crazy and desireable bikes, but this build was def […]

Matt’s CX500

Aug 2, 2014 | No Comments
Matt’s CX500

One great by-product of the current explosion of shed built customs is that there are now even more people to hang out with, ride bikes, talk bikes and share a beer with.  Matt is one such guy […]

Kirk’s Wastelander

Aug 1, 2014 | One Comment
Kirk’s Wastelander

I’ve been assigned the absolute pleasure of writing this feature, this bike is right up my street, or should I say ‘down my track’, for those that recall, I have a VFR750 scrambler; and judging by the […]

Steve’s R80RT

Jul 28, 2014 | 4 Comments
Steve’s R80RT

Sometimes life has a habit of sitting you down on your arse and forcing you to reassess, as happened to Bike Shed regular contributor, Steve, who has had a few dramas, that ultimately led to him build […]

Kasper’s CB350

Jul 26, 2014 | One Comment
Kasper’s CB350

Riding or building a bike can seem a lonely game, deserted in the shed or solo in the saddle. But it doesn’t have to be, as with everything, it is better when done with mates. Meet Kasper […]

Swiftnicks CB350

Jul 19, 2014 | 2 Comments
Swiftnicks CB350

Here at the Shed we love a scrambler, so when Nick’s super tidy CB350 came our way all eyes turned. Nick grew grew up at muddy scrambles meetings in England’s smallest County, long before motocross was invented […]

Francis’ Bonnie

Jul 5, 2014 | 4 Comments
Francis’ Bonnie

Francis Choung is a video producer/editor living and working in Manhattan. Like a lot of us, his job chains him to a computer screen all day, which can be utterly maddening especially in such a dense and cramped city. Working […]

Helle’s XS250 “Crème Diamond”

Jul 4, 2014 | 6 Comments
Helle’s XS250 “Crème Diamond”

We need more women building motorcycles. As we lust over the continuous stream of gorgeous custom bikes that grace these pages there is no denying one major common denominator, they are pretty much all built by men. […]

Donald’s CB900

Jul 2, 2014 | 4 Comments
Donald’s CB900

A short while ago Donald sent us a set of four pics of his bike without much info. It wasn’t quite enough for a proper feature but it was a lovely bike, so we tweaked the photos […]