"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 doesn’t get much madder than this.
We’re 12 hours into one of the UK’s oldest and most punishing motorsport events, slithering up a narrow track that you could barely walk up. The wheels are fighting a losing "
"For most of us, the concept of going flat out on a motorcycle is pushing to overtake on a straight bit of road, or opening the bike up during a track day. But the reality is almost incomprehensible to us "
"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 "
"We've come together to set out some guidelines - The Rules - that drivers really need to stick to.
They aren't official nor legally-binding, they have nothing to do with our bosses nor parent company and (let's be honest) they "