BEST PAINT!

Steve Richford, the owner of the bike that won the Best Paint class in the 2018 BSH Custom Champs, runs the Valkyrie Bar on the Market Square in Evesham in Worcs, and this is his Honda Valkyrie – apt, eh? Words : Nik Pictures: Simon Everett In Norse mythology, a

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BEST CHOPPER!

Nige (and Sue) Brewer’s classic 750/4 chop, which won the ‘Best Chopper’ class, as voted for by you, the readers, in the 2018 BSH Custom Champs, really is that – a ‘classic’ chopper, in that it was originally built a very long time ago. Words and pics: Nik After a

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LOWLIFE

They (whoever they are) say that people, consciously or unconsciously (probably unconsciously actually, ’cos consciously would just be too weird), look like, or grow to look like, their dogs. Words: Nik Pictures: Simon Everett Okay, so this is, quite obviously, received wisdom (common knowledge that’s held to be true, but

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In the pink

The term ‘peer pressure’ is described as ‘social pressure by members of one’s peer group to take a certain action, adopt certain values, or otherwise conform in order to be accepted’. Words and pics: Nik IT’S a subtle thing too; most people aren’t really aware that they’re under it, even

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Trip’ped out Suzuki

A while ago I discovered The Trip Out, which transported me right back to the ’70s – it was totally awesome, and I left there influenced and with all kinds of unfeasible plans. Word and pics: Layla Leatham I’ve always loved British bikes, especially choppers, and so I impatiently collected

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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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