Second time around

I’ve owned my Harley Shovelhead for around six years. I bought it after owning a few modern Sportsters that I modified (hardtailed) and turned into retro-looking bobbers, but I’d always had an urge to do a real old-school Harley bobber. WORDS: WILL WEBB   PICS: SIMON EVERETT   I found

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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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