Profile Of Rodsmith Custom

Craig brings the "Punk Rock" attitude to the motorcycle industry.

Rodsmith Handmade Customs motorcycles have been tearing up the roads of North America and around the globe for the past 25 years. Craig is a master builder, fabricator, painter, designer and owner of Rodsmith Motorcycles just north of Chicago in Lake County, Illinois. Craig was born in Melbourne, Australia. As a kid he customized anything he could get his hands on. He started with his ’57 BSA when he was 12 years old. He has extensive, hands-on experience in bodywork, paint, fabrication, mechanical, electrical etc. He has built all kinds of masterpieces from bikes to cars, traditional to radical.


Specializing in intricate and traditional forming of metal. Rodsmith lives to create creative one of a kind motorcycles that will turn heads. Craig’s metal working skills are second to none and can build a custom bike from the ground up. None of Rodsmiths motorcycles are the same and never will be.


Rodsmith Motorcycles has built just about every kind of machine that you can imagine.  Craig is a master fabricator and specializes in handmade metal forming and shaping. The main thing that sets Rodsmith apart is his skill and obsession with making one of a kind pieces of art.  Cafe Racers, Bobber, Choppers are Craigs love and passion.


Looking for a custom motorcycle built from the ground up? We can do that for you also.  These projects are attainable at any scale.  Let us know what you are looking for and we can make your dream come to life.

Check out our latest build that has been documented on our Facebook, Instagram and Youtube pages.  We documented this  entire build to show our clients what actually goes into a project of this magnitude.  Check it out!

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