Holiday Makers Market Saturday, Dec. 18th 11-4 at Seaweed & Gravel in Leucadia, California

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CB550 Custom Build by S&G builder Brady Young

May 2013 Black and TanCustom build by Seaweed and Gravel in southern california built by Brady Young. 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...

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Good Luck Tour!!

Our motorcycle builder Brady Young is building a CB550 to ride across the continental U.S. We will be documenting the build process and the trip. We are doing it on vintage brat/cafe's and we ride pretty scrappy. Mishaps and epic fails are all part of the fun as well as the epic get-away. Biltwell , Crawford Denim and Red Cloud Collective are helping us with gear to make this journey! The Seaweed & Gravel Denim line will also be launched during this epic adventure! Watch as we hit the road and visit our like minded shops along the way. Build Process Day One Brady is set on doing the CB550 build in three weeks. The first thing he always does is cut the sub...

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Babe Blue '73 CB750 Build

The CB750 Build from Brady Young and Seaweed & Gravel is finally done! It has been a year in the making. I met Brady a little over a year ago and I had a beater cb750 in the back of my truck at the time. I told him this would be my babe. He kinda smiled while we made plans for other builds that were much more in the forefront. This build got pushed back by each client that came along. I didn't really mind because I knew she was going to be amazing. As it happens, some of the other builds were the testing grounds to work out the mistakes so this bike would be right the first time...

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Shop Go Getter Brady’s Original CB550

Brady Young’s CB550 quick build. Brady says he did this build in a week but mainly over a weekend. He said he just wanted the bare minimum on the bike and didn’t really care how dirty it looked. Seaweed & Gravel and Ugly Motorbikes are making cafe racers accessible to the everyday riders. It turns out this bike became the standard for cafe bikes all around the globe. Photos: Chris Kiker 

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