Fred Bertrand’s supercharged SR400 is an engineering masterpiece and has close links to MotoGP via Valentino Rossi ‘s technician
When a street Artist turns custom bike builder there's only one possible outcome: seriously cool and engaging motorcycles...
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.
After riding across the states on one of his own creations, Taylor Art Henschell knew what he had to do: leave the rat race and build bikes.
Sam Evans worked in motorsport and car restoration before finding his true calling - building affordable custom bikes.
Kris Van Damme - son of star Jean-Claude - loves his bikes. So what better way to remember his dad's late dog Scar than build J-C an arse-kicking Triumph?
Two lifelong friends in Spain are churning out bikes the whole world wants. We find out why 90 percent of Macco's works is exported.
After 20 years building some of the most recognisable custom bikes in Britain, Krazy Horse boss Paul Beamish knew there was only now way to celebrate - build some more.
For the very first custom build of the new Yamaha SCR950, Yamaha turned to legendary japanese builder and california resident, Go Takamine of brat style.
Every night while his family slept, Marcus Carlsson was in the garage building his vision of a Honda street tracker. Two and half years later, it's ready...
K/K was set up by James, Ben Claasen and Nico Sclater but Ben and Nico have moved on. James' workshop in Hackney is full of bikes and half-built projects but calling it a business might be a stretch as there don't seem to be any customers.
Even by the standards of custom builders, Walid Ben Lamine is not normal. The Frenchman is an ex-race team mechanic and world championship rower with a passion for speed. Step inside the world of bad winners.
Fred and Hugo have ridden the new wave of custom bikes since the start and are still going strong thanks to an aversion to bling and trends.
After building a reputation for producing some of the neatest customised boxer twins in the world, Kevils are branching out. One of the new builds has three wheels...
Sacha Lakic is world famous product designer but his passion is custom classics and he's just launched his own bike brand: Blacktrack
British and American customizers dominate the scene, but there are plenty of talent hotspots wlsewhere. Rajputana Customs is just one example, building bikes in Jaipur, India for a growing band of riders.
In the depths of Norfolk sits a shed. From the outside, you'd guess it would contain a Massey Ferguson or perhaps a large heap of turnips. Instead it's home to one of the most innovative bike builders in Britain.
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
With a background in industrial design and automotive engineering, Bo's experience spans pre-war to post-industrial 70s machines. As a sideline to his 'real' job, he restores and customises some ridiculously radical bikes.
The word Nozem stems from a '60s sub-culture of leather-clad youths cruising the streets of Amsterdam on bikes and rebelling against authority. Think of them as the Dutch equivalent of Rockers.
William Knoll is a man obsessed. He's an ex-fashion photographer with a passion for fabricating every part of his motorcycles himself. The results are phenomenally pure motorcycles with styling cues from cafe racers, scramblers, flat-trackers and Scandinavian furniture...
Finest custom-built motorcycles house name ever? Quite possibly. The bikes are certainly up there with the best.
Whether you're checking out a customised classic, modified retro or even a blinged sportsbike, if it's a quality build it's likely to have bolt-on parts sporting the LSL logo.
Yamaha teamed up with Spanish crew El Solitario for the final XJR build of 2015, celebrating 25 years of the iconic street bike. 'Big Bad Wolf' stays true to the Yard Build ethos with no cutting or welding to the frame.
Some of the world's most special customised classics originate from a large lock-up next to a trailer park in a shabby Austin suburb in Texas, USA. As the coolest bike shop in Texas, Revival Cycles is a serious operation, utilising all the 21st century technology they can get to keep loads of (mostly) 20th century iron plodding along.