The copper penny

It’s been a few years since we last featured a bike built by Rob Wood at Twistedspine Custom Motorcycles (the last was his truly stunning stainless steel-framed BSA Bantam) so, ladies and gentlemen, may I offer for your delight and delectation one of the more recent offerings from his workshop

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Sideways and sandy

For years we’ve drooled over the styling of Harleys and Indians from the 1940s, and we were also inspired by the images of TROG in the US, but finding (and affording!) an original Harley or Indian of this era was beyond our means so this created an opportunity to build

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New but old

One of the criticisms you hear about custom bikes, especially ones built around older and perhaps rarer bikes, is that an old bike, and often a rare old bike at that, was cut up (read as ‘ruined’ in the more extreme cases) to build them. Words: Nik Pics: Garry Stuart

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Brawler

Over the years there’ve been numerous discussions about a style of motorcycle that gained a nickname back in the Eighties. Tough, big horsepower, no-compromise bikes that were all about attitude, and all about getting from point A to point B in as short a time as possible. Words and pics:

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Spirit of Albion

The story of this bike is one that you could say is a series of a series of fortunate happenstances or, as I’d really say when Nik’s not putting words in my mouth, a series of results – you know, as in ‘Result!’ with an exclamation mark at the end.

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