Mooneyes Best of Show Harley shovelhead by CW Zon

Exclusive: CW Zon’s Mooneyes-winning Harley shovelhead


Yuichi Yoshizawa is a rare custom builder that can conquer multiple styles, while still giving each build an organic and immediately recognizable feel. Together with his right-hand man, Yoshikazu Ueda, he runs the Custom Works Zon workshop in Japan’s Shiga Prefecture. Their work is clean, functional and artistic—highlighting the base of each machine, but also…

1970 Harley-Davidson FLH Shovelhead by Hide Motorcycle

Hidemo Style: A 1970s Shovelhead from one of Japan’s best

The Japanese custom scene sets rather than follows trends. Japan’s top builders each have a unique and instantly recognizable style, and the machines they produce are usually hard to pigeonhole. This 1970 Harley-Davidson FLH Shovelhead from Hideya Togashi of Hide Motorcycle (that’s ‘Hee-day’) illustrates my point beautifully. Togashi-san’s client simply asked him to build a…