"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 "
"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 "
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 "
"Freedom. Expression. A go-anywhere spirit. If you’ve just passed your driving test, a car to ferry you to uni digs is also likely to be your first car. And while money may be tight, that doesn’t mean you "
"The Aermacchi Harley Davidson Ala d’Oro is something of an enigma.
It’s an Italian bike with an American name that was honed to perfection by a British importer. It’s also a bike out of its time; one "
"There are famous explorers and adventurers we have all heard of, and we know their conquests and trips. Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Sir Edmund Hillary and Sir Michael Palin to name some, and when asked about their exploits and why they "
"If you're a devotee of the BTCC, BSB or a fan of the Kaiser Chiefs (we'll return to that) then you'll be familiar with Knockhill, the highest (at around 800 feet above sea level) and most northerly permanent racing circuit in "