Tag Archives: Classic Bike Shop

The Cylinder Head Shop

It may comes as quite a shock for those not in the know, but in the average four stroke road machine around 75% of the power is produced by the workings of the head alone.

 

Cider County Strokers

Tucked away a short hop off the M5, just a few miles north of Bridgwater, Somerset, is a real heaven for all Yamaha stroker fans. Situated in the sleepy village of Stretcholt, 40-year-old Wayne Pipe started off life as a panel beater and paint sprayer, working on cars but with a real love of bikes.

 

Geoff’s Classic Bikes

Geoff Haines is a lucky guy, having swapped his life in the fast lane of sales for JCB, for the complete opposite, now working from home, alongside the classic bikes he loves. 57-year-old Geoff’s base is in a sleepy village on the outskirts of Evesham, with nothing but the occasional glider tug overhead to break the silence.

 

Cosmo Classic Motorcycles

Situated right on the promenade, over looking the English channel, is a real time warp of a shop. Cosmo Classic Motorcycles, named after its proprietor 43 year old, half Welsh, half Greek, Evan “Cosmo” Cosmos, is just like going back in time 30 years or so, prices not withstanding this image of course. The shop and workshop is crammed full of tasty classics, and memorabilia, from the 70s and 80s.

 

The Motorcycle Restoration Company

For a business just a shade over two years old the Motorcycle restoration company is making great strides into the scene. Born out of the recently defunct Hailwood restoration business, Chris Daniels and Norman Nuttall, both employees of that concern,…

 

Iconic Motorcycles

With a strong background in buying and selling all manner of vintage vehicles, 29-year-old Angus McCurrach and 34 year old Larry Smith joined forces just over a year ago to form Iconic motorcycles. Based just outside the idyllic Cotswolds town…

 

Rob North Triples

The first all new BSA Rocket 3 triple to be built since the late 70s has recently been completed and delivered to its new home in South Africa. A produce of west Midlands based Trident MCS, Les and Denise Whiston…

 

Northants Classic Bikes

Recession busting business Rushden based Steve Hasler, and his wife Julie, made the switch from the used motor trade into classic bikes just five years ago. The move wasn’t such a strange one however, both are keen bikers and Steve…

 

Andy Buys Bikes

Andy Tiernan sold his first bike, a 1950s DKW built, Manurhin Hobby scooter, when he was just 12. Now, and with a lifetime of doing just that behind him, he reckons his Suffolk based business has sold thousands of machines…

 

Elm Villa Classics

Tucked away deep in Suffolk is a real mecca for fans of the Norton and Triumph brands. Malcolm Ward began Elm Villa Classics nearly 6 years ago now, although he does admit to having spent most of the last 39…