Shaw Speed & Custom team up with American watch manufacturer Bell & Ross to create the "Nascafe," including a four thousand dollar carbon timepiece embedded in the tank. Harley Davidson, Bellandross Motorcycles, Custom Motorcycles, The Edge, Custom Bike, Belle, Shaw Speed, Harleydavidson, Cafe Racers
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Even Harley-Davidson dealers are swapping the leather tassels for carbon fiber and murder-black paintjobs. In the UK, a south coast dealer called Shaw Speed and Custom is setting the pace, creating show bikes that win at the world’s top custom motorcycle shows—and beating the Americans at their own game.
Only 22 of these beauties were manufactured and they are sold though the New York-based Gagosian Gallery and also by Riva dealers, apparently at 1.5 million. The sales pitch is no doubt rich with superlatives and absent of the word recession. - Tuija Seipell