Issue 4

Many things are wrong with the nation’s capital, but the custom bike culture isn’t one of them. In the fourth issue of Built we celebrate the custom bike scene in London with a visit to the iconic Bike Shed in Shoreditch to catch up with founder, Dutch, to hear about the first 12 months of the company’s new HQ.

We visit Vagabond, a bike-friendly tattoo studio in Hackney and while we’re there, stop for coffee at Dark Arts and Black Skulls – a mongrel of a clothing shop, workshop and bike club that lurks unseen in the backstreets of the East End.

There’s a show report from the Revival Cycles Show in Texas and we get the heads up on Deus Ex Machina’s 2017 clothing range.

 
 

In this issue

The Bike Shed

It's been a busy 12 months since The Bike Shed boss Dutch opened a Shoreditch HQ as part of his mission to drive an ever growing market. So what's next?

Built magazine goes on sale six times a year.
2017 on sale dates are: 15th Feb, 19th April , 21st June, 16th Aug, 18th Oct & 13th Dec.

 

The reluctant shopkeeper

Meet Drew, owner of the Black Skulls - a unique mongrel of a clothing shop, workshop and bike club that lurks unseen in the backstreets of the East End.

 

Chequered future

Go Takamine transforms the all new Yamaha SCR950 into the Chequered Scrambler.

 

Built magazine goes on sale six times a year.
2017 on sale dates are: 15th Feb, 19th April , 21st June, 16th Aug, 18th Oct & 13th Dec.

Sarah Norman

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