ISSUE 7

In issue seven of Built magazine, Dutch watch- makers TW Steel invite four experiences custom motorcycle builders to build a quartet of bikes based on
standard Yamahas. We see the stunning results.
We meet the Swedish builders that have created an Indian Scout tracker capable of running in the world’s largest endure and Ross Jackson who took on the
challenge of turning a stock bike into a pukka flat-tracker, winning his maiden race.
Dick Smith, aka The Baron, one of the few remaining old skool bike builders in the UK talks Bonneville blasters, glitter flake bobbers and building bikes for Ewan and Charley.

Events this month include a visit to Wheels and Waves in Biaritzz, the Malle Mile in London and the Café Racer Festival in Monthery, France – fast turning into Europe’s most exciting bike event.

 

What's inside this issue

Indian Tracker

We meet the Swedish builders that have created an Indian Scout tracker capable of running in the world’s largest endure and Ross Jackson who took on the challenge of turning a stock bike into a pukka flat-tracker, winning his maiden race.

Enfields in Goa

As soon as it gets cold in the UK, why not head to Goa for six months to build bikes in the sunshine?!

Wheels of Steel

Dutch watch- makers TW Steel invite four experiences custom motorcycle builders to build a quartet of bikes based on standard Yamahas. We see the stunning results.

 

Metal & Madness

Watches and wheels - TW Steel tested the world’s best builders – they responded in style

Over-thinking it? High technology meets timeless style with Jake Snowdown’s SR250

Tig, You're it - Aussie welder fuses off-road and cafe racer with a touch of genius

Bazooka Salt - Rookie film-maker follows a Baron Triumph from Croydon to Bonneville

Rag & Bone Men - Meet the City men who spend six months chopping bikes in Goa

Hell and Back - From stocker to shed-built flat-track race winner (and yes, it is yellow)

Suck, squeeze, bang, blow - Wacky Frenchman bolts a blower to his stunning Ducati. Stand back

Scouting mission - Fancy a Scout Bobber? Indian has taken the hint and done it for you

Wtf is that, a space rocket? 1920s Majestic streamliner, from rust to radical Buck Rogers machine


Craftworks...

Baron's planet - Bobbers, glitter and chops with the king of hot rod Triumphs

All that glitters - The rebirth (and continued success) of the coppers’ favourite leathers

Lofty ambitions - Plumber turned leatherwork master shows off his latest handiwork

Meet the artisans - Urban Rider showcases some of its favourite bike gear craftsmen

Showing Off

wheels & waves - Sun, sea, surf, skating, scoots and spanners in Biarritz

Ritous assembly - Old skool UK and US choppers. New show. In the House of Vans vaults

Two tribes - Malle Mile and Brooklands. Show and go done two ways.

Banking on montlhery - Customs and classics at Europe’s finest cafe racer fest

Drag artists - One event. Two drag series. Same mental metal. Gladiators ready

Sarah Norman

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