North Atlantic Treat

The importation of custom (and classic) motorcycles into Great Britain from the former colonies is neither anything new nor unusual, although it has perhaps become a little less high profile than it was a couple of decades ago or so. Words & pics: Dave Manning Just because we’re not seeing

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A man with a plan

Those of you who’re au fait with classic bike values, particularly that of classic Harleys such as Knuckles, Pans and Shovels, will know that the purchase of such a bike isn’t, these days, a casual decision. Words & pics: Dave Manning And, if you’re the sort of sensible chap (or

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Three wheel therapy

It’s no secret that riding a bike (or a trike) is a fantastic way to free yourself from the trials and tribulations of modern life. Words & pics: Dave Manning And it’s a form of therapy that’s more fulfilling, and less intrusive, than sitting in a stifling consultation room with

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Blown budget

We’ve had a lot of Triumph choppers in BSH over the years, all of them works of automotive art, but not many of them’ve had a supercharger on the engine… Words & pics: Erik Stigsson This bike was built by a guy called Niklas Wall from Skokloster in Sweden and,

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MILE MUNCHER

Who says that motorcyclists hardly do any miles nowadays? And which plum suggested the average mileage for bikers in the UK was so low because Harley riders only go out on sunny Sunday mornings to local pubs? Words and pics: Dave Manning Owned by Mev Carter, this is one Harley

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CARTE BLANCHE

Well, it all started when I was in hospital delirious with fever… Words: Luke, Smiley Monkey’s Custom Cycles Pics: Nik I got a phone call from Jim (yes, the Jim, the other half of Smiley Monkey’s Custom Cycles) “Oi, I’ve just ’ad an American bloke up Revved Up and he’s

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