One of Spain's most well-known custom bike builders, XTR Pepo produces the goods, every single time...
After watching so many of its customers turn standard Scouts into bobbers, Indian as had a go on its own.
What finer improvement to a Ducati 900SS could there be than a wacking great big turbo? Zen Motorcycles’ Laurent Dutreul explains
As soon as it gets cold in the UK, why not head to Goa to build bikes for six months in the sunshine?
James Alkins wanted a cafe racer, but didn’t have the budget to buy a ready-built bike. Instead, he set out to shed-build his own budget bike. we think you’ll agree there’s nothing budget about the finished machine
Bonneville blasters. Glitter-flake bobbers. Old skool choppers. The Baron is the man when it comes to building hot-rod Triumphs…
Macco Motors design philosophy has always focussed on vintage style using modern techniques, creating a unqiue blend of retro aesthetics and power…
Well-known for his eclectic mix of styles, Anthony Partridge from Goblin Works Garage went at this custom build with the energy that defines his work. He stripped back the Yamaha MT-10 to its core then set about designing and building a one-off custom composite body.
Ironwood Custom Motorcycles went low, fast and mean with their XSR700, adding an MT-10 USD front-end to lower the front. They got the bigger forks to work by using the MT-10’s lower yoke and their own handmade aluminum top clamp.
German custom builder Diamond Atelier decided to go as wild as possible when they built their Yamaha XSR900 in association with TW Steel. The XSR900 was stripped until just the frame and engine were left standing, then DA set to work on the design, taking inspiration from Japanese custom car builders…
Elsewhere on Builtmag.co.uk you can read about Krazy Horse’s 20th Anniversary builds, the shop’s history or see some of the staff bikes. Here we take a look at some of the bikes that form the personal collection of KH owner Paul Beamish.
Performance Parts are the biggest distributors of bike parts in the UK, seling high performance, high quality products for top end bikes
Choppahead is an American custom bike shop in New Bedford, Massachusetts and their latest build, a traditional Triumph bobber, is for a retired US Navy Seal…
Yamaha became one of the prime movers in the custom bike movement with its Yard Built programme. The company asked leading artisans to ‘provide inspirational ideas on how to transform modern Yamaha models’ and as an incentive, it offered each builder an opportunity to produce unique aftermarket kits and sell them to Yamaha customers.
Enfield’s new concept store hasn’t attracted quite the clientele the company expected. Instead of old blokes wanting a reliable classic, there’s a huge mixture of customers. “We get lots of first time bikers in,” says manager Linton Khor.
With a new workshop and an ex-MotoGP chief mechanic, the King's Road-based clothing company is expanding into custom bike builds.
Nigel Broughton and Mark Phillips show us their Boxer hot rods customised from a 1980 BMW R80 and 1981 BMW R100RS respectively.
Bolt Motorcycles started by selling customised classics before expanding with a new coffee bar, regular events, courses and ride-outs.