Posted on 24 Jul 2013   Blog

Viva Las Vegas

Earlier this year, late April i was lucky enough to head over to the Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender 16. On the following weekend to Beach Hop, it was bound to be a good time as this years Hop was a grey scene. I left the Monday morning with a few days to kill before VVLV commenced on the... Read More »
Posted on 22 May 2012

Taupo Drift Day

    Last friday night, i road tripped down to Taupo, in the centre of the north island with a couple of good mates, to hit the track in the El Bone A31 drift car. Were lucky down under, we dont need to travel 15+ hours to get from track to track, and we can get around the whole... Read More »
Posted on 03 Apr 2012

A new lease on life…

Some of your might not know, but under the sheets at El Boneshaker some things have been going down, or up, or whatever. We are under new management! My long time friend Boneshaker Byron has stepped away from the company, to pursue some fresh and rather exciting opportunity in life, and i have stepped in to take over. For... Read More »
Posted on 03 Apr 2012

Scroungers Hot Rod Blowout 2012

Daylight savings usually cocks up my life twice a year. Sunday, April 1st was no exception. An early morning wake up was made extra early by the time change, so i faced the day and got amoungst the morning chill, cleaned up my bike to meet some of the fellas to convoy  to the Scroungers Blowout. Its by far... Read More »
Posted on 09 Oct 2011

Grinderfest 2011

Grinderfest 2011 Brought to you by Grease Monkey New Zealand Photo credit goes to Irish Jon Read More »
Posted on 22 Feb 2011

Grease Monkey Grinderfest New Zealand

Grease Monkey Grinderfest Brought to you by Grease Monkey New Zealand For the first time on New Zealand we are organising an event to promote garage built custom motorcycles. This contest is an amateur bike build-off that is open for every make of motorcycle; every size and every style. This is a chance to design and build your own... Read More »
Posted on 12 Jul 2010

Two Face Impala

Two Face – 1963 Chevrolet Impala Convertible There’s More Than One Side To Albert’s ’63 Convertible And They’re Both Beautiful. By Saul Vargas Albert Gonzalez, Jr. of Downey, California, wanted to build a car that would be remembered in lowrider circles, and when he first finished his ’63 Chevy Impala a decade ago, he knew that he was on... Read More »
Posted on 12 Jul 2010

Lowrider Bike – Pink Panther

1979 Schwinn Lowrider Bike – Pink Panther This Schwinn Will Encourage All Big Brothers To Be Role Models. By Edgar Hoill The best way to keep your brothers out of trouble is by keeping them busy with some hobbies they love to do. This is what Michael Pea explained to us when we asked him why he built his... Read More »
Posted on 23 May 2010

Irish Jon

Pulling up to Irish Jon’s place is a far cry from what goes on inside, with his jeep sitting stationary out front for the last 2 years you don’t realise that less than 5 metres away is a collection of Harleys, customs and café racers that are the building of  this blokes obsession. His collection of 12 bikes and... Read More »
Posted on 30 Apr 2010

Gun for hire

Gavin ‘gunforhire‘ Downie is a one-of-a-kind music nutter from Aotearoa. Starting off in Auckland’s northshore he turned tuning guitars into a world-wide adventure being roadie for some of the top cats out there, from Billy ‘the beard’ Gibbons to NZ’s own Opshop. Also happens to love his bobbers which is where we ran into each other and after hooking... Read More »
Posted on 30 Mar 2010

Beach Hop 2010

5 days of hotrod heaven in the sunny Whangamata We arrived friday evening in time to set up tent and cruise main street in the back of a 1963 Belair. We checked out the talent down the main drag. All was top notch. It’s amazing what comes out of the garage for NZ’s top hotrod/rockabilly lifestyle week. Spent saturday... Read More »