CUSTOM COMMUNITY #11: ELLIOT

I have known Elliot for a few years through Deus Ex Machina, he’s always willing to have a chat in around the shop and he’s never in a crappy mood, …More

PHOTOGRAPHER: JAMES SIMMONS

I am far from a wedding photographer fan, I can appreciate the patience and skill that is needed to endure the bride and a hundred or so drunk relatives for 8 hours and then make the whole day look perfect through a series of photographs.…More

Got me an FLH

Born and raised in the quiet town of Broadford. I loved church, every Sunday as the offering plate came around – I slipped a penny for a pound.…More

Kingswood, Live at the Shed!

For your chance to win a double pass to “Live at the Shed featuring Kingswood” in either Newtown, Sydney (4pm Saturday Sept 27th) or Collingwood, Melbourne (4pm Sunday Oct 12th), tell us in 25 words or less what your favourite custom motorcycle build is and why.…More

Should I stay or should i go?

In ’74 UK’s Queen serenaded sunny Sunbury… smashing out …More

CUSTOM COMMUNITY #10: NICKY

Nicky invited me around to his awesome little workshop in Leichardt to take some snaps of his very beautiful Ironhead.…More

A Panhead

At 9,000 feet over Germany, with his B-17 in trouble, two crew members dead and two more wounded, 95th Bomber Group navigator Melvin Spencer bailed out.

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The K1. Kustom Kommune’s Forty-Eight Sportster.

Here is is, the first image of the completed Kustom Kommune Forty-Eight Sportster.

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YOUNG HENRYS SWAP MEET

What started out as a pretty rainy Fathers Day turned into an awesome afternoon and a great reason to bring the bike out to meet up with the lads at Young Henrys Brewery in Newtown.…More

Stories of Bike | Two Cities: Part 2 – Behind The Scenes

It’s been a pretty fascinating experience putting Stories of Bike together. Bouncing between the two workshops in Sydney and Melbourne I’ve seen first-hand how different the workshops are, but…More

Gemma O’Brien: Typographer.

Gemma O’Brien is a Sydney-based typographer, hand-letterer and illustrator. Not only is she hugely talented but she is a mega babe and a bloody legend..…More

Easy Rider – Action Bronson

“Ride the Harley into the sunset, Ride the Harley into the sunset, Ride the Harley into the sunset, Ride the Harley into the sunset” – Action Bronson 

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Stories of Bike | Two Cities: Part 2

The story continues between the Rising Sun Workshop in Sydney and The Kustom Kommune in Melbourne.

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TOM’S 1976 HARLEY-DAVIDSON SPORTSTER XLCH 1000

I have already profiled my buddy Tom in the Custom Community series but the recent addition to his motorcycle family had to be documented..…More

Tools 101 – Wrenches

New to building? Matty from Krank Engineering (the Kustom Kommune go-to-guy!) is putting together a series on how to use and what tools are suited to what job.

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Tune5: Beshken

This week in music saw Suge Knight catching a bullet in his bubble-goose while Chris Brown scurried away completely unscathed. Luckily, here are the top 5 tunes of the week to sooth your bad vibes.

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When i drink I dream of love

The priest said they were married. Taking glory in their love, the bride and groom kissed way deep.…More

BIKE OF THE WEEK: 76 IRONHEAD BY VAN HAI NGUYEN

This Harley-Davidson 76 Ironhead has been beautifully modified and recreated with glorious detail by Van Hai Nguyen who is an Architectural Visualisation Expert from Berlin.…More

CUSTOM COMMUNITY #9: ARDEN

Arden’s bike has had a whole bunch of work done to it. To start with it isn’t even an SR400 anymore, it’s a SR510! We rode out to Bondi this afternoon and did a bike swap half way and I must say, this thing has some serious balls. It was a pleasure to ride and even more of a pleasure to shoot, thanks Arden!…More

CUSTOM COMMUNITY #8: TONY

Bigger isn’t always better, such is the case with Tony’s 81′ Honda Z50JZ. He was kind enough to allow me the pleasure of whipping this thing up and down the street and I promise you my smile was as wide as this bike is long. This tiny barking beast has some serious bite!…More