V11 based café racer,

The Oily Rag fes­ti­val has quickly es­tab­lished it­self as the last big cus­tom show of the sea­son. And a fine farewell to 2018 it was…

BIKE (UK) - - CONTENTS - With Mark Wil­liams Bike’s launch ed­i­tor and cus­tom builder

WITH ITS CORINTHIAN columned en­trance and or­nate ceil­ings, Chel­tenham Town Hall is not the ob­vi­ous choice for a bike show. How­ever… The early au­tumn Fes­ti­val of Bikes, re-chris­tened the Oily Rag Fes­ti­val, is now es­tab­lished as the last big UK cus­tom event of the year. The ‘oily rag’ ap­pendage was a bit of a mis­nomer as I could see only one ma­chine with a drip tray. Also no­tice­able was a high rep­re­sen­ta­tion of Bri­tish­based cus­toms, and it was en­cour­ag­ing to see so many builds that hadn’t been at To­bacco Dock. Imag­i­na­tions are clearly run­ning wild on a re­gional and na­tional ba­sis…

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