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.
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.
Fred Bertrand’s supercharged SR400 is an engineering masterpiece and has close links to MotoGP via Valentino Rossi ‘s technician
Meet Drew, owner of the Black Skulls - a unique mongrel of clothing shop, workshop and bike club that lurks unseen in the backstreets of the East End.
When a street Artist turns custom bike builder there's only one possible outcome: seriously cool and engaging motorcycles...
BMW twins have hogged the cafe racer limelight for years. Here we see why Pete Hodson from Siderock Cycles is trying out his skills on a beautiful Guzzi
We first got to hear about 4H10 when our friend Gotz sent in his picture of a bunch of guys trail riding on urban bikes, plunged axle-deep in mud. 'Mad bastards,' we thought, and then realised the ring-leaders were 4H10 - two guys who ride through Paris late into the night when all the tonka toys are tucked up in bed. But the bike's they're building are even more mind-blowing...
Meet Foundry Motorcycle's Tom Simpson, an engineer who creates art from metal and is the genial host of one of the south coast's great biking destinations.
Supplying bikes to the owner of The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club has really seen things take off for D&O. Never has a custom bike shop name been further from the truth. These boys are on the up