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CB550 Custom Build by S&G builder Brady Young

May 2013Custom 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...

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The White Flag

The White Flag SD Event turned out to be the best event we have had to date at Seaweed & Gravel. Thank you to all the organizers and all the good people who came out for the fun!   Photos courtesy of Evan Yamada   In the 60's, Frank Sinatra owned a home in the desert with two of the tallest palm trees around. Instead of calling friends, he would raise a white flag between the two trees, signaling it was party time. We're raising the White Flag San Diego, join us.   The White Flag #2 : Community Dinner, food trucks, live music, beers and more.Who: You get your friends, I'll get my friends, and we can all be...

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