Bristol Bike Show 2016 – Winner – Best Custom!!!

That’s right. Best Custom. I couldn’t be happier. Check out the pictures of the mad bike that won the Best In Show Trophy – absolutely bat shit crazy. I wouldn’t want to ride it far, but it’s more of a rolling work of steam punk art that a commuter bike. That’s not to do it down, it’s great. A lot of work went into that bike.

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Best Custom. Bristol Bike show 2016

Best in Show. The pics don’t do it justice, there were loads of clever touches, if you look there’s an upturned bottle to the left of the tank, that’s the fuel gauge, it just fills up with petrol. There’s a compressor and the front end rises up a few inches on start-up.

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Kickback Donington Custom show this weekend

The Ducati chop will be there.  Which is just freakin’ awesome when I think about it.

I know this is going to be big….. If the Cheltenham show was anything to go by this is going to be epic. A broad spread of types and styles, all of the highest standard.

As well as going to the show I’m going to see my old friend Jodie, the person who is pretty much solely responsible for my obsession with choppers. The first motorbike I rode was his, and his Kawasaki GT550 chop just seemed like the coolest thing I had ever seen. I went to my first rally on the back of that bike. Good times.

So if you’re going to the Kickback show look out for a red Ducati chopper – it’s mine!

Cheltenham Festival of Bikes – Custom bike show.

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A great show! My bike – the red and white Ducati chopper – was on show which was really exciting. I watched people walking past it, and it was always a talking point. The show was put on by the Kick Back crew, so expectations were high, both of quality and variety, and it didn’t disappoint. Big money Harley mega customs, new wave, cafe racer bikes, performance streetfighters, an ace Star Trek themed Goldwing, choppers, bobbers and custom scooters, the show had it all. And the hall was packed despite the rain. Seriously looking forward to Donington next month.