November 13, 2016

Since buying the US import 350/4 in May a lot has happened.

The bike was stripped. Frame sandblasted – and the whole bike painted (bodywork in Candy Bacchus Olive Green). The engine was overhauled and cleaned, electronic ignition fitted, carbs sonically cleaned, wheels...

September 14, 2016

The Vanquish is now fully UK street legal - we even have its V5!

So the big day was today. 

First 50 mile ride done & what a blast. It has been worth waiting for! Effortless to over 100 mph & not even 3,000 rpm.

September 4, 2016

Nimbus restoration fully under way

Whilst our Nimbus goes very nicely as demonstrated during a thorough test ride around Guildford a couple of weeks ago, its looks leave a lot to be desired.

The current non-standard paint job is hand applied crimson and cream without...

August 25, 2016

Taking the Vanquish into the DVSA testing station in Watford today (photo taken inside the building).
After 2 hours of thorough testing we got the happy news that on first attempt we had succeeded. The Vanquish now has technical approval to be on UK roads. Congratulati...

August 21, 2016

Our Vanquish V8 motorcycle got its first public outing in front of a good crowd in surprisingly nice weather at the 2WheelsMiklos open day. The 7 litre motor made its presence felt - notwithstanding the baffling & Super Trapps installed in advance of Wednesday's SVA te...

August 8, 2016

In the quest for sales most bike manufacturers have pursued Harley down the cruiser route. In the case of BMW it was with the quirky R1200C with its paralever front suspension. Probably the high point of this bike was its appearance in the 1997 James Bond movie, Tomorr...

August 1, 2016

Some 18 months since ordering our Vanquish V8 it is now at 2WheelsMiklos after its trip from the manufacturer (Mike Kelly) in Marco Island, Florida USA. It was shipped from Miami to Felixtowe via Antwerp and after clearing customs and paying duty it was brought by van...

July 24, 2016

We have two builds currently in the shop which in many respects are “repeats” of previous projects we have done.

One which is already well under way, is a T100 Bonneville Scrambler loosely based on the marron scrambler we completed late in 2015 (see pics of both bikes a...

July 17, 2016

About a year ago we bought an uncompleted project on EBay.

It comprised a hardtail frame (by NK Customs), a carburetted T100 Bonneville engine (2005), Harley-Davidson Sportster forks, spoked front wheel and brake, spoked rear wheel and 3.5 gallon bobber fuel tank with r...

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