Issue 2

A magazine dedicated to handcrafted motorcycles, the hotly anticipated second issue of Built magazine goes on sale on 20th July 2016.

In issue two we visit the iconic Kott Motorcycles in LA, take a second trip to the wonderful Side Rock Cycles in Bournemouth and meet bike designer Sacha Lakic in Luxembourg.

Over in Texas we visit the Handcrafted motorcycle show and while we’re there call in on Limey Bikes in Austin, specialists in pre-1980 vintage Japanese machines.

Our travels in this issue also take us to India when we meet Rajputana in Jaipur and Pacific Motorcycles in New Zealand, before a trip 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.


Inside this issue

Celebrity Juice

LA-based Dustin Kott quietly earned a reputation for turning out meticulous 1970s Honda cafe racers. But Dustin's latest build for Hollywood superstar Ryan Reynolds has thrown him firmly into the spotlight.


"To me it's all about freedom"

Sacha Lakic is a world famous product designer but his passion is custom classics and he's just launched his own bike brand: Blacktrack.


Limey Bikes in Texas

Deep in the heart of Harley Davidson country is an ex-pat Brit building glorious customs from pre-1983 Japanese bikes. Eh?


Ryan Reynolds’ new ride - So what’s it like building a bike for the Deadpool superstar?

Guzzi are the new BMW - Well, they might be on the evidence of this sleek Guzzi-based café racer

Take it to the red max - Drag bikes, racers and customs. Is there anything these guys can’t do?

Kevils branch out - They’re famous for old BMWs, but now they’re doing… sidecars

What sacha did next - Sacha Lakic is a famous product designer. Here’s his first custom

Bikes of the raj - Indian engineers are turning out some impressive Enfield customs

A brit in texas… -  …building Japanese-based customs. And the Yanks love him

Mad in Japan - Think the Japanese are reserved? Not judging by these bikes

The empire strikes - Why Old Empire Motorcycles are making such an impact

Beauties from down under - The Pacific Motorcycle Co’s latest builds: a Honda, Yam and Kawasaki

Bayliss on a budget - Herald build a 250cc version of Troy Bayliss’s AMA flat tracker


Bike shed paris -  It’s the biggest yet – 100 new builds

Art and wheels -  Tiny show, astonishing event

America’s best show -  The whole magazine could have been about this. It’s that good

Revolution! - New show on the South Coast

Biting the billet - Six gems from Harrison’s show


Chris Richardson - Customising icon

Max Schaaf - Chopper aficionado

Josh Kurpius -  Star of 21 Days Under The Sky

Kit and Coffee

Obsessed with the A-2 - If you love flying jackets, read this

Legacy 85 -  New shop with a nostalgic spin

Skaters turned bikers -  The men behind Eat Dust fashion

Petrolhead coffee -  Why aren’t all cafes like this?

Finest summer gear -  From the mighty Urban Rider

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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