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Influx 2019

Cars Bikes People Culture

"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 "

BMW R 1250 GS

Bikes

"BMW have reinvented their Boxer bikes and boy is it a bonus to the rider. On first look at the new 1250 GS, you immediately see it is leaner and lower than the previous model. BMW have stripped off weight (249 kg), "

Fair-weather Riders

Bikes

"Do you discriminate against fair-weather riders? A biker. What exactly does it mean to be a biker? I urge you to have a think about this for a second, whether you possess a motorcycle licence or not. Personally, I think "

Fastec

Bikes

"Fastec Racing, based in Newmarket, is an engineering company which manufactures custom parts for everyone from race teams to Joe public. To promote their work (and because they live and breathe bikes) they have built a string of show bikes. "

Ivano Beggio and Aprilia

Bikes People

"When Ivano Beggio passed away at the age of 73 earlier this year, the residents of the town of Noale mourned greatly. Ivano was the mastermind behind the rise of Aprilia, a small bicycle company based in the town that his "

Ducati Bevel

Bikes

"The beautiful things of the earth become more dear as they elude pursuit. Thomas Hardy. Chris Baglin, the builder of the gorgeous Ducati Bevel, can remember exactly what it was that ignited the flame inside him that eventually led to "

Kawasaki KL

Bikes

"‘Why don't we have both?’ says the young girl, shrugging a pair of pixelated shoulders, then the whole town celebrates. As GIFs go, this looping snatch of taco ad has long since peaked, troughed and boomeranged back to retro classic "

Trans Europe Express

Bikes

"The K1600 B isn’t like most cruisers; it isn’t even like most BMWs. Among the 35,000 visitors that have descended upon the picturesque town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen for annual BMW Motorrad Days, the black bagger garners plenty of attention as "

Stephen and Candee

Bikes

"One of the best things about this job is that I get to meet some of the coolest people ever. You just never know who you’re going to meet and I’ve been lucky enough to meet some of "

Electric biking

Bikes

"When I was asked to look into the ever-growing range of electric bikes, I didn't want to make my piece just a list of what is available. So I didn't. I started riding motorbikes aged eight, fascinated by seeing my "