Category archives: Build Threads

  • 1989 Fantic 305

  • A few weeks ago I heard from a friend that he might know someone who has a few trials bikes to sell and would I be interested, of course I was keen and a few phone calls later I had learnt that the bike was a Fantic 305, I didn't know much about these bikes but after a quick bit of research I learn' [...]
  • Honda CRF450R Dirt Track

  • Late in 2014 a good friend of mine let me have a ride on his YZ450 dirt track bike, I did a few laps of Broadford just to see if I'd like it, unsurprisingly I did and right away I knew I'd need to get my own dirt track bike. A few days passed and I couldn't fight the urge any longer, I got on the [...]
  • Sketching Motorcycles on an iPad

  • I have been using my iPad more and more for sketching ideas recently, I put together a quick run through of the basic sketch I created for the Triumph Salt Racer project I am working on over at, thought I'd share the article here as well as it might inspire you to sketch out s [...]
  • BSA A65 Project Bike – Part 3

  • The last month has seen some progress on the BSA project, lots of progress really. The last time I wrote about the bike on this blog I had settled on a direction for the build, well the plan has changed a bit again! The firebird was originally marketed as a scrambler style bike with the high pipes [...]
  • Yamaha TY175 - Part 3

  • Parts, Parts, Parts! It feels a bit like christmas has arrived early in the workshop today. I have been ordering parts for the past few months for the TY and they have been slowly arriving, today I decided it was time to go through all the parts to make sure I had everything I am going to need. [...]
  • BSA A65 Project Bike – Part 2

  • The BSA project has been sitting patiently on the bench for a few months now, I stripped it down and have spent many hours staring at it since. I had a whole heap of different ideas for this bike but it has really taken some time to settle on a direction that I am happy with. This project is extra s [...]
  • BSA A65 Project Bike - Part 1

  •   This BSA is the latest bike to roll into the Supacustom workshop. Its a 1971 BSA Firebird, this bike was one of the last models released by BSA before the brands eventual demise in 1973. The bike features and Oil in Frame design that I actually really like, I know many BSA enthusiasts pref [...]