Lawnmower man

You can build custom bikes out of almost anything. Most people, though, don’t start with a lawnmower… Words: Dave Manning Pics: Simon Everett Lawnmowers amuse me; partly because of the contrast between extreme reliability (always starting, never any issues) and extreme pain-in-the-arse unreliability (never ever starting when you really want

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The Stinger

Quite astoundingly, there’re still people who think that building any custom motorcycle involves an inordinate amount of money and nuclear physicist-levels of engineering knowledge and ability. Words & pics: Dave Manning Of course, while there are some bikes that have indeed cost their owners huge sums of cash, the greater

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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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