Import Bonnie

With the advent of eBay back in September 1995 (it was actually called AuctionWeb back then, did you know that?), the biking world suddenly both expanded and shrank at the same time. What am I blithering on about? Well, it expanded in that us lot ’ere in Grande Bretagne (and

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Bunt’s yer uncle…

In much the same way as there are now reckoned to be more of the legendary Manx Norton race bikes today than were ever built by the Bracebridge factory in the model’s 16-year (1946-1962) history, there do seem to be a suspiciously large number of hardtail frames allegedly 
built by

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A long time coming…

Ever since I was a teenager I’ve always wanted a chopper, writes Jim Tarry. I used to have pictures on my bedroom wall of ’70s-style choppers, but in those days I couldn’t afford one and, anyway, back
 then I didn’t have a bike licence! Pictures: Garry Stuart Over 
the years,

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Build-off Buell…

Way back in 2013, Back Street Heroes organised the first BSH Xtreme Custom Show, held in the exhibition halls at Donington Park. At the time, the editorial team of Stu and Blue had the idea of doing some kind of ‘Build Off’ at the event, whereby two builders’d create a

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Atlas A La Hux

“I’m not the tallest guy in the world, 
only 170cm, so that’s why I have always stuck with English bikes – they tend to be small and compact,” says Huxflux Nettermalm from Stockholm. Huxflux, what the heck kind of name is that, even for a Swede? “I was at a

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