Spinneyworld news — Custom

The Bosozoku Bike Is Finished!

Posted by Ian Pattinson on

The Bosozoku style Honda Hawk is finally finished, and now I can properly move on to 2020's projects.

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The Bosozoku Bike Build continues

Posted by Ian Pattinson on

It's been a while since the last instalment of this build report. Mostly because I've been neglecting it.   Painting the tank took more masking than I'd ever done before. I'm happy with the lotus flowers that resulted, though I am showing you the side where a section of paint didn't lift off with the tape and require bodging with a brush. Also shown in the last photo are the Croc Jaw foot pegs. Future builds will likely use a higher proportion of Spinneyworld products, but this one only features the pegs and the Ape Hanger handlebars.   The bike...

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Build report- 1:12th Aoshima Honda CB400T Hawk II

Posted by Ian Pattinson on

This is the first build I'm going to be doing that will utilise Spinneyworld products. I've been so busy developing them, that I've neglected the workbench, and haven't built as much as I'd like. It's also my first bike model, and, being me, I'm building it custom. Bosozoku are Japanese biker gangs (the most common translation I've seen of the name is "running tribe"), who have developed their own style of customising for cars and bikes. On bikes, it manifests as chopper style handlebars, exaggerated seat backs, and aero fairings lifted up so far they're more likely to detract from...

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