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Miss Universe: Shaw Speed's racy Harley 48 custom

Miss Universe: Shaw Speed’s Harley 48 custom

We don’t see many Sportsters with a racy slant. But this new machine from Shaw Speed & Custom shows what is possible. And it totally looks the part. ‘Miss Universe’ is a Harley Sportster 48 commissioned by Australian businessman Troy Barbagallo, who noticed Shaw’s Nascafe Racer and fell in love. He promptly got in touch…

Harley XL883R

Harley XL883R by Shaw Speed

Like Gulf Oil, Martini is a brand inextricably associated with speed. The blue and red stripes are one of the most distinctive liveries in motorsport, and forever associated with the Martini Racing Porsches from the 1970s. Martini hits its 150th anniversary in 2013, and the English shop Shaw Speed & Custom has joined the celebrations…

Harley Nightster custom

Shaw F1-XLR Harley Nightster

EXCLUSIVE Harley’s evergreen Sportster is probably the world’s most commonly modified bike. So it’s hard to create anything truly original. But the AMD Championship-winning workshop Shaw Speed & Custom has pushed the boundaries once again with this Nightster-based custom, the F1-XLR. This time, inspiration comes from 1920s Harley-Davidson board racers—with the classic Shaw recipe of…

Harley 48 custom

Fully Loaded: the Shaw x Rough Crafts Harley 48

If there’s any doubt about the spreading influence of Rough Crafts’ Winston Yeh, this Harley 48 custom dispels it. It’s a collaboration with Shaw Speed, the custom workshop owned by a top UK Harley-Davidson dealer. Shaw Speed boss Steve Willis took a liking to Rough Crafts’ builds, and contacted Yeh in Taiwan to see if…

Shaw Speed & Custom Sportster

What sort of custom bike can you get for $10,000 to $15,000? I get a lot of emails asking that question. They’re usually from people…

Shaw Speed ‘Flatliner’

When I think of a custom Heritage Softail, I think of a bike that has lost its way. You know the type: big bars, pointy…