"Images Sideburn /Jonny Wilson/Subsculptures
Britain has some great motorcycle events, but many are as stale as the last supper’s leftovers. A few years after first launching our own independent motorcycle magazine, the Sideburn team started thinking about bigger "
If like us, the greasy peripheries of UK bike culture appeals to you, you're probably already aware of Sideburn magazine. Influx collaborator Gary Inman is one of the highly focussed folk who bring together this beautiful missive from the margins.
"In case you hadn't noticed, there's a lot to be said for the simple joy of racing a motorbike around an oval dirt track.
While the noble sport of speedway may be the root of these things, the shale is "
"pics By Michael Fordham/Influx
Gary Inman, Dirt Quake organiser and editor, publisher and general kingpin of Sideburn Magazine told us a couple of years ago that he'd never do it again. We never believed him.
And as the fifth "
What follows is a really nice short film about the philosophy, practice and approach of LA-based custom bike builders Kott.
There's an increasing number of these sorts of passionate engineering houses stripping away the crap and breathing new life into "
"It's been an amazing couple of weeks in London for automotive art.
Last week we were treated to the opening of Live for Myself, Answer to No One. And now Influx friend and collaborator Stevie Gee is launching a solo "
"It sounds like a very tall order, fitting a Bentley into a SsangYong.
We managed it though, and with room to spare. How? This lofty SsangYong is one of the Korean car maker's largest models, the Tivoli XLV, a stretched "
"On Thursday 22nd November Influx went Underground.
We didn’t go alone, of course. We were joined by a flood of Influxy types, from car designers and journalists, to design students, insurance personnel and – of course – passionate motoring enthusiasts, we "
"When you think of famous Premier League footballers and their treasure trove of fast and rare cars you don’t tend to think the vehicles they cherish the most might actually be… erm, the humble minivan.
But that’s the "
"Here in the UK, we are pretty lucky to be blessed with some awesome pockets of custom bike enthusiasts scattered across our beautiful country, but we’re not so blessed in the way of bike shows and I can’t "