This weekend in California saw the latest edition of a new kind of bike festival. The Born-Free show is about the love of old motorcycles and like minded individuals having a good time together and enjoying classic and custom bikes.
"During the transition of popularity seemingly moving away from sports and performance-orientated bikes to the more custom bike builds, The Bike Shed was born, but who are they?! For those of you that don’t know, Anthony “Dutch” van Someren "
"Verona is the home of the most important international show dedicated to custom bikes. During the last 10 years, in the third week of January, it has been a place for artists, mostly Europeans, to exhibit their latest creations.
The old "
David Hockney saw it.
From the perspective of a grim English town in the fifties, the grey wash flattening and unifying everything you saw into dreary monochrome, California looked special.
He may have been only looking at Black and White "
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We might be a little late to the game here but we recently stumbled across this very nice video of German custom bike builder Walt Siegl and his Ducati custom for sportswear brand PUMA.
"Influx caught up with 2017 European Female Skateboarder of the Year Josie Millard in her hometown of Brighton to discuss her love of two and four wheels.
Influx: When did you get into skateboarding?
Josie Millard: "I probably started skating properly "
"It’s time to confess. I’m a motoring journalist who owned a Morris Marina.
If you’re a Millennial and have a life then you might never have heard of the Marina, but anyone who remembers the 1970s and 80"
"Influx met with UK Womens MotoGymkhana Champion, Jo Noble Finch to learn more about the sport. We also got to see firsthand, the skills required to throw a bike around trying to defy gravity and stay on.
On a beautifully "
"The Grand Tour is back on our telly-boxes (assuming you have Amazon Prime), and we’re currently being treated to (or tortured by, delete as applicable and to your taste) by more road trips involving everyone’s favourite (or otherwise) "
"Our 2019 Calendar car for March was Mark's incredible and beautiful brute - the Ford Mustang Mach 1.
"I was fortunate enough to have a mid-career break back in 2010 and always wanted to restore a classic." He says. "This 1972 Ford Mustang Mach 1 "