MIKE CHADWICK CUSTOM CRUISERS
Back Street Heroes|February 2020
A look at the people who live and breathe custom bikes
Although many folk may’ve heard the name Custom Cruisers, the Derbyshire shop run by Mike and Tina Chadwick, they may not be aware what the shop is or the fact that it’s a veritable Aladdin’s cave of aftermarket parts for American, British and Japanese cruisers, and of goodies for you and your lady, too. Honestly, it really is – I was gobsmacked at how much stuff there is behind the seemingly innocuous front.

They’re agents for (deep breath) MSD Ignitions, Bully Dog Diesel, Simpson and Bandit helmets, Superchips, Jardine, National Cycle, Ztechnik, Cobra, Hac, Kuryakyn, Mapam, Renegade Styling, Mustang, Corbin, Vance and Hines, Granucci, S&S, and Metmachex, plus all the best known H-D suppliers (Zodiac, W&W, Motorcycle Storehouse, and Custom Chrome), and their own range of products, too. Seriously, if they don’t stock it, or can’t get it, it probably doesn’t exist!

WHO ARE YOU AND WHAT DO YOU DO?

I’m Mike, and I’m the head honcho at Custom Cruisers (don’t tell Tina I said that, will you?) – a spares and accessories shop in Alfreton in Derbyshire, who also do engine rebuilds, fabrication, and classic restorations, including wiring, and we import and export parts to and from the USA and Europe, and make special billet parts (like Hypercharger adaptors, etc.).

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