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Keeping it Local at Kustom Kommune

November 10, 2015 2 min read

Kustom Kommune Collingwood

Due for another photoshoot we decided to keep it local and cruise down the street to Kustom Kommune.   - Here's a peek behind the scenes. 

Kustom Kommune is Australia’s first fully equipped DIY motorcycle workshop, a place where bike lovers can work on motorcycle projects including, restorations, scratch builds, custom projects or general maintenance, no project is too big or small. It’s a community of like minded motorcycle enthusiasts learning from one another and building networks.

Kustom Kommune - Pethaus shoot
Out take of Willie in the workshop

Behind the scenes of the Kustom Kommune you’ll find Jimmy Goode and Geoff “Richie” Baldwin, two of Melbourne’s most obsessive supporters of the custom motorcycle scene.

Kustom Kommune Jimmy Goode 
Jimmy & Matt photo op's with Willie

Having both experienced first hand the challenges of working on front porches, in living rooms and on street verges. They knew what it’s like losing sleep while fretting about your wheels parked out in the rain or on a dodgy street. So with the help of a Pozible campaign and loads of like minded supporters they launched the Kommune in 2013

  Denim Dog Vest

Out take .. Willie making himself at home.

Also on site for a limited time is Easey St the Smoke Out. Serving up some of Melbourne’s best beef brisket, pulled pork and lamb ribs every Friday, Saturday and Sunday evening. Kicking off at 5pm the bar serves up cold beers and American Whiskeys, the stereo pumps out nothing but rock and they even have some retro moto movies up on a big screen.

Kustom Kommune Bar

Easy St Smoke Out Bar (photo courtesy of 'Gastrology' blog) 

Behind the barbie are the crew from Iron Bark BBQ. Their produce is sourced from local farmers and smoked onsite for 12 hours at Kustom Kommune in a wood fired smoker.

On the day of our shoot the sweet smokey flavours coming from the slow cooking Texan BBQ were mouth watering and bloody distracting for all of us, especially Willie dog.

Iron Bark Barbecue at Kustom Kommune

Photo courtesy of Broadsheet

 Iron Bark Texan Barbecue at Kustom Kommune

Smokey sweet slow cooked meat

Huge thanks to Jimmy and the crew for letting Willie come down, we got some great shots. These guys were super friendly and the Kommune has such a great vibe, we highly recommend getting down there checking out the workshop and bikes or just head along to shoot some whiskey and smash some brisket!. – Word on the street is you gotta get there before 8:30pm for any hope of getting brisket.

Check out the Kustom Kommune website for more info here: KustomKommune.com.au

Or get social with them on Facebook   or Instagram 

Support your local business. 

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