Sunday, 25 November 2012

Brass details

Polished brass direct start button and rear master cylinder top 
Oil hose retaining clamps - or mini knuckle dusters - in polished brass
Polished brass rear master cylinder top in place

Polished and aged brass ignition switch holder
Antique style speedo but with all mod cons housed in polished brass cup
 with one-off bracket in polished aluminium 
Brass kicker pedal, ignition housing and start button in place

Monday, 19 November 2012

Basty Bikes leather work

Indian logo stamped tank securing strap with brass studs

Seat base by Vic covered in aged leather and brass studs  by Basty from Bastybikes, Transylvania.

Beautiful battery box, again leather covered with unusual brass fastener and brass studs
See 'links I like' for contact details for Basty

Foot boards stamped with Indian logo and secured by brass studwork

Back to Reality

Tony arrived bright and early this morning to do his own 'plumbing' on the combined fuel and oil tank.
 A cold day in the workshop called for a warming lunch of beef stew and dumplings

Monday, 12 November 2012

Carousel wins Big Twin Bikeshow in Rosmalen

Carousel takes first place at Dutch magazine BigTwin's bike show and the Zodiac dealer expo in Rosmalen in the Netherlands this weekend. Judged by the elite of the custom industry such as Cory Ness, Ben Kudon and associates.
Our fantastic Best in Show prize was sponsored by Ton and Vincent Pels of Zodiac and respected English brake manufacturers Harrison Billet owned by Peter and Janine Jarrett.

Sunday, 4 November 2012

Old school handlebars and controls

Old school bars and headlamp with brass rim. Polished aluminium and brass controls and  leather sleeved control cables.