Thursday, 07 December 2017 by Tom
Al’s Bike came to me when he still had his red P-plates attached. His first bike, a Nemesis 400 just picked up from Smoked Motorcycles in Brisbane. I remember the feeling of my first street bike, you can’t stop smiling! It’s infectious, he loved this thing and was ready to start making it his own.
1973 Honda CB350 Four Brat Racer Customizing motorcycles you’ll never get the same job twice. Normally when someone says that, it can be taken 2 ways. Either you enjoy a variety of work, or on the other end you generally have no bloody idea exactly what you’re doing and it’s a nightmare to calculate
The Straight Street Yamaha Scorpio Cafe Racer. The Yamaha Scorpio is a bike that’s almost been done to death overseas by custom shops. Huge in Indonesia and Deus Ex Machina have had a go at a huge amount of them. Come to Australia and you’re pretty hard pressed to find anyone that’s heard of one.
1992 CB 750 Brat style Cafe Racer This particular bike has been known to me for about 3 years now. It came into my life when a good mate of mine Sean bought it, this was the guy who gave me the time of day and taught me the welding basics I needed to
Triumph Scrambler- Bonneville T100 Ty from Night Craft Bobbers and myself had been talking about projects we were doing separately for some time before deciding to put our heads together on a Triumph Scrambler project. It was a bit outside their normal scope of LAMs approved Bobbers but they were keen to get their hands dirty
James’ 1978 DT400 “Gnar Lord” James was referred to me from another customer. He had been riding this DT400 scrambler on the family farm since he was a kid. It had been used and abused until it died then was stored and left to age in a shed out near Dalby QLD. He one
Monday, 19 December 2016 by Tom
Some bikes give their owner’s a certain air of character, other bikes only gain character from their owners. In the case of Locky, the latter is definitely the case. I was contacted by Locky that had seen some pictures of stuff Purpose Built Moto was doing with our parts and custom motorcycles on the Gold
Wednesday, 07 December 2016 by Tom
The Final steps are always the most exciting, The Scrambler is taking shape and you can start throwing sneaky pics to the lads making them jealous. Trying to convince them to join you on your greasy knuckle quest of bikedom. If you missed the first parts in the build series, view them here. Nicks GN250
Thursday, 03 November 2016 by Tom
Cristian from Cocolea Furniture contacted me shortly after the completion of the GS550 Border run. He was after a show piece for his warehouse that complimented his aviator-style furniture. While I was apprehensive about building a Café racer that would never see the road, just starting out I had to see it for what it
Thursday, 09 June 2016 by Tom
Dylan contacted me after getting a little tired of dwarfing his XV250 daily rider; as a pretty tall guy he needed a little more room to stretch out. He invited me to his great little café tucked away in Burleigh, Lake View Espresso. We had a coffee and the chef cooked me up some amazing