Category Archives: Classic Bikes

280SL sketch

Small sketch (about the size of a playing card) that I dropped into photoshop and gave a quick tonal rendering…

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1934 MG P-Type

We were driving from London to Wiltshire a week ago Tuesday and stopped for lunch at a Pub called The Three Horseshoes in a village called “Thursley”. The Pub was great – good food, real cask ales, but more interestingly … Continue reading

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Bultaco 360 Astro engine

< From Gerald’s basement, again. A wealth of sketching opportunity there… 🙂 Click to enlarge. Am trying to remember to futz with the HTML so this works.

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Half an engine…

… is better than none… More stuff from Gerald’s basement.

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Bultaco Metralla… in situ

My friend, Gerald, is an inspiration to all of us… not only does he have (quite literally) hundreds of motorcycles in various states of repair and disrepair (mostly the latter) , but he has a lovely vintage Bultaco Metralla in … Continue reading

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Decomposing Honda

I found this leaned against a wall somewhere in a side alley in Malaysia. It was obviously seized, rusted, ripped,  and dented, but there was something oddly striking about it, mouldering away, forgotten in the baking heat.

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Honda SS50

I saw this lovely little bike in Utrecht, Holland. We’d just been to the impressive Reitveld Schröder House and found that our entry tickets gave us admission to a Museum downtown, whence we headed. The Museum was decent, but probably … Continue reading

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