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CB550 Custom Build by S&G builder Brady Young May 15 2017, 42 Comments

May 2013
Custom build by Seaweed and Gravel in southern california built by Brady Young (previously of UGLY Motorbikes.) The inspiration for this build was spawned from a previous personal bike of Brady's, made from spare parts and a few weekends. The bike was rough, full of character, and frequently saw the dirt. Nonetheless, it caught the eye of the client that commissioned this build, but with new shoes and a classy attire. 

Our goal for this build was to create a simple, clean, minimalistic bike with an aggressive, low stance; pulling elements from both the cafe racer and brat style palettes, whilst preserving the classic lines that were buried in stock form. Once the form and stance of the bike was set, we moved forward with making it function.

The top end was rebuilt with new internals and tuned by a retired racer and mechanic of the time, making it a true one kick cold started. The client wanted a kick and electric start, so we called upon the guys at Antigravity Batteries. Their compact, powerful battery powers the new from scratch harness with an updated rec/reg combo. With this setup we were able to retain our goal of a clean and minimal design.

Our theory on the finish of our bikes is overall modesty with bold features.  With an all black bike we incorporated matte, satin, and gloss finishes to add some contrast. We here at Seaweed And Gravel feel we've produced a bike that we can be proud of, and have welcomed a new member into our family of weirdos. --Brady


staring at the sun August 19 2013, 0 Comments



Under your spell July 23 2013, 0 Comments


YEAR ONE! June 26 2013, 0 Comments

One Year Anniversary Party!!!

Hard to believe how quickly this past year has gone.. It really is something special. Thank you for the constant support and the humbling praise. We really love what we do and what we are about and it can only get more exciting from here!

Come out and celebrate with us with four live bands, free bbq and brews on SATURDAY, JUNE 29TH

NOON TO 10PM!

Line Up:

2:30 Ladies Love Outlaws
4:00 Ink Slingers
6:00 Allophone
8:00 Amerikan Bear

In conjunction with Fun in the Sun on the 101 festival!


Summer KickOff BBQ! June 12 2013, 0 Comments

Saturday, June 15th {at the shop}

1144 N. Highway 101, Encinitas, CA


Photo Feature | Brad Swonetz May 30 2013, 0 Comments

{Web Love: http://bradswonetz.com/#/STORIES/Seaweed%20&%20Gravel/1/ }


IN YOUR EYES FILMS {Feature} May 21 2013, 0 Comments

Seaweed & Gravel Concept from Seaweed & Gravel on Vimeo.


Tastemaking with SHE AND MR DEAN March 05 2013, 0 Comments

 A guy and a girl fusing their vision of lifestyle, art, music and fashion into one.Driven by the details - these two are quite the dynamic duo. Pulling their energy and inspiration from the company they keep, their own experiences, adventures, musings, and music, it was only a matter of time before people started to notice something... that vibe.. that spark.. the fact that they have IT written all over them. With a strong social media presence and, well, some damn good looks.. it just makes sense to be spreading their vibes world-wide, streaming their daily style and mind-candy via the "She and Mr Dean" online blog. Having had the pleasure of being a personal accomplice on many of their adventures, it was only fitting to give you a taste here at S&G. Long live the dreamer, the constant believer {and the innately fashionable} . Peep this link to get your daily fix: http://sheandmrdean.com/

 


Seaweed & Gravel featured in TRANSWORLD March 01 2013, 2 Comments

Good, old, things. link to full article here : http://business.transworld.net/123024/features/upstarts-leucadias-seaweed-gravel/


S&G featured in the March issue of San Diego Magazine! February 28 2013, 0 Comments

 Thanks to our friends over at SD Mag for the love!  

link here for the full story : http://bit.ly/VIEpuR


through the lens of Brad Swonetz // Leucadia February 28 2013, 0 Comments



Ground Hog Day {Ride} February 27 2013, 0 Comments



{happy hump day} February 27 2013, 0 Comments

never stop seeking..