"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 "
"Say ‘Honda Civic’ to any Millennial, and there’s a fair chance that the fire-breathing, engine-screaming EK9, EP3 or FN2 Type R versions of Honda’s family hatchback will be their first weapon of thought. But, it wasn’t always "
"Ever owned something you just know you can never sell?
When it comes to motorbikes, these people know them like the back of their hand. A back of hand they've spent thirty years staring at, as they twist an oh-so-familiar "
"When we got asked to make this film, it had a working title of ‘Dad Had One’ and was always going to be a nostalgic look back at the cars of our youth.
Cortinas, Chevettes, Dolomites, Cavaliers, that sort of "
"Which vehicle holds the record for the most stage wins on the gruelling and frankly insane Dakar Rally?
A highly-modified Porsche 959, perhaps? One of those two-wheel-drive lightweight buggies, inevitably sponsored by Gitanes (well, back in my day anyway) with a "