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Gladstone No. 1 at The Bike Shed

When Gladstone Motorcycles launched in 2013, it was the first brand-new bespoke British motorcycle manufacturer since Hesketh in 1984. Only nine Gladstone No.1 motorcycles have been built and we stumbled upon one recently in The Bike Shed, in Shoreditch, London. It’s a second-hand bike with just a handful of kilometres on the odometer and is priced at …

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Gladstone British motorcycle

New British motorcycle company

The first brand-new bespoke British motorcycle manufacturer since Hesketh in 1984 is about to hit the UK market. Gladstone Motorcycles will produce limited runs of hand-built motorcycles. The Gladstone No. 1, a Metisse framed, Triumph-powered, bobber will be unveiled at Salon Prive motor show in London on September 4. Only 22 of the 1950s-styled bike …

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