Custom Bike Features

Selected bike features from Ozbike magazine

Softail

Smooth Operator Softail

“IT’S A 2005 Softail. Bought it with 400 kays on it; ex demo. Went to Meguiars Motorex and saw a couple of the customs there. I saw the bike in the paper, bough... Read More...
Cool custom

Green with Envy Cool Custom

ROHAN, WHO runs a radiator workshop down Mornington way, has a passion for hot rods, particularly Chevs, and has been restoring and customising a variety of old... Read More...
trike build

Bull Ant Trike Build

WALKING ONE day, not walking the next. That was how quickly my life took a major turn. I was diagnosed with full progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS) but I kept ... Read More...
orange warlock

The Orange Warlock

THIS BIKE did the custom bike circuit in the USA for a couple of years before it came over here. It was imported in 2001 by Warwick Stevenson; he was the World ... Read More...

Tasty Triple Treat Triton

IT’S A Triton—a Triumph engine in a Norton frame. It’s a 1963 Norton Atlas Featherbed frame, a Slimline that’s now been widened through the centre which allows ... Read More...

Black & Bling Sportster

THIS CUSTOM XL1200 Sportster was put together by Gold Coast Harley-Davidson and a great job they did of it too. Apparently the guys in the workshop spent 18 hou... Read More...

The Blue Flash V-Rod

I WENT into Gold Coast Harley and asked to take a Harley-Davidson V-Rod for a ride. When I saw them pushing out this amazing blue machine, I was blown away.... Read More...

Wall of Death Indian Scout

ONCE THE mainstay of carnivals and county fairs across the USA, the first Wall of Death appeared at Coney Island in 1911. Directly descended from the wooden mot... Read More...

Chameleon Dyna to Shine

LIKE MANY a rider before him, Geoff’s interest in motorcycles came about through a simmering dissatisfaction with cars. “I had an HZ ute with a 55 series La... Read More...

The Black Panther

THE EARLY SIXTIES was a time of freedom—pre-man on the moon, pre-Woodstock and pre-electric start motorbikes. Now I was born in the early sixties and this is wh... Read More...

The Chrome Pig Harley

MODIFYING YOUR bike is like most things in life—there’s a hard way and an easy way. The easy way involves getting exactly what you want by spending whatever it ... Read More...

Terry’s Street Racer Triumph

WHAT TO do when your Fat Boy’s running well, the hotrod’s doing fine, and the Pontiac’s beyond your control at the painter’s for nearly a year—you build a perio... Read More...