Custom Bikes

New Wave custom bike builders have had an undeniable impact on motorcycle culture, particularly in the last decade.

They’ve inspired a new generation of riders, back-garden/shed custom bike builders. And, importantly they’ve helped shape factory motorcycle design, through bold custom creations.

Here we cover custom bike builds including cafe racers,  bobbers, brat style, scrambler and tracker builds. And occasionally, we’ll cover the individuals who create the bikes – whether professional workshops or backyard bike builders.

V-Twin-Custom-Build-Aaron-Huber

ABOUT THAT CUSTOM YOU WANT TO BUILD – ADVICE

The man, Big Brother or the nanny state; call it what you will, they all seem hell-bent on turning motorcycles into noiseless jelly moulds. You only have to look at current legislative hoops concerning noise, fuel evaporation and emissions [the big three], that manufacturers currently have to jump through. ...
ROYAL ENFIELD HIMALAYAN | FUEL BESPOKE MOTORCYCLES

FUEL MOTORCYCLES TACKLES SCRAM AFRICA WITH CUSTOM HIMALAYAN

What's more appealing than conceiving your own motorcycle rally, that takes the scenic route through Morocco and then riding it? The answer is not many things apart from maybe; taking an arguably underpowered bike, which you've modified yourself. ...
CRAIG RODSMITH & MEHMET DORUK ERDEM COLLABORATION

UPCOMING COLLABORATION | CUSTOM DUCATI HARLEY-DAVIDSON HYBRID

There's a special custom collaboration in the works by two exceptional individuals. One; a talented motorcycle designer and the other, a master, custom bike builder. Craig Rodsmith and Mehmet Doruk Erdem are two names associated with three of the most spectacular customs of the past few years....