In the fourth issue of Built we celebrate the custom bike scene in London with a visit to the iconic Bike Shed in Shoreditch, Vagabond, a bike-friendly tattoo studio in Hackney, Black Skulls – a mongrel of a clothing shop, workshop and bike club that lurks unseen in the backstreets of the East End. and while we’re there, stop for coffee at Dark Arts.
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.
This issue celebrates 20 years of Krazy Horse, Britain’s number one custom bike dealership with machines from Rickman Buell, XTR Pepo and Death Machines and the latest selection of builds from Yamaha’s Yard Build custom bike programme.
In issue two we visit the iconic Kott Motorcycles to find out about Ryan Reynolds' now famous Triumph, visit Side Rock Cycles in Bournemouth and meet bike designer Sacha Lakic in Luxembourg and Limey Bikes in Austin, specialists in pre-1980 vintage Japanese machines, across to India where we meet Rajputana in Jaipur and Pacific Motorcycles in New Zealand, before heading back home to Blighty to visit Old Empire Motorcycles.
Plus there show reports from the Paris edition of the Bike Shed, Art & Wheels in Basel and the Revolution Show on England’s south coast.
In the very first issue of Built magazine, we profile some of the world's best custom motorcycle builders including Down & Out, Shaw Speed and Customs, Hawg Haven, Whitewalls, Oily Rag Motor Co, deBolex, Urban Rider, 72 Motorcycles, Siderock Cycles and Bolt Motorcycles, XTR Pepo, El Solitario, Revival Cycles, Nozem and Clutch Customs.
Plus we report back from custom motorcycle events the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show, Kickback and Summer Done.