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Guy Martin x Triumph Speed Record Attempt

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"Triumph Motorcycles have confirmed their new land speed record attempt with greasy national treasure Guy Martin Our kid will be hitting the salt at Bonneville astride the Triumph Rocket III Streamliner, which is powered by two turbocharged, methanol-drinking 2.3 litre Triumph "

Lid Art

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"Not sure what to make of these. Lids are supposed to protect you. But it's nice if they look good too. We've always been a bit skeptical about anything 'statementy' with regards to the design of a crash helmet. But "

Bike Crush: Yamaha XJR 1300

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"Ok, so we know the mainstream bike industry have been co-opting the custom scene for years now. Our Gary Inman, valued contrib, Sideburn supremo and Dirt Quake impresario, pointed out as much in our recent feature thread on the custom "

Evel Knievel London 1975

Bikes People Culture

"On Bank holiday Monday at the end of May 1975, Evel Knievel appeared in London's Wembley Stadium. 40 years have passed since this totemic point in London pop culture – and looking at the home-made cine film footage we found, it's a window "

Ducati Tracker by Earle Motors

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"I've always wondered why you don't see many customised Ducati Monsters. They've always seemed to me a worthy custom platform – though my altogether absent mechanical skills doesn't make me the best commentator on anything technical. But when I stumbled across "

Phillip Glass Digs BMW R69

Bikes Culture

"Phillip Glass loved his BMW motorcycles.  Whether there's a musical metaphor in there we don't know – but it emerged yesterday that the post-modernist composer and musician spent a lot of time on the back of an R69 BMW, which he "

Bike Crush: Kawasaki ZRX1200R

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"We know. Stock bikes often suck. But there's a certain stocker from a few years back that, in its simplicity and straighforward brawn - has us all het up. Kawasaki's ZRX1200R is not only simple, muscular and to-the-point – it "

Dirt Quake 2015 is coming!

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"They said it might never happen again. And despite protestations to the contrary from INFLUX writer and Sideburn Editor Gary Inman – the riding fast, turning left world is due to descend on Kings Lynn once again this summer. As usual, "

Old Empire Motorcycles: The Osprey

Bikes

"There’s something fitting about Old Empire as a brand name. An atmosphere of Edwardian elegance take holds as you make your way across the fens and edge into Suffolk. You take a series of meandering lanes into the hedgerows "

Ten Custom Builders

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"We asked Chris Hunter, editor of the world’s largest custom moto website, to select his favourite builders from recent months. So here’s the hand-picked Bike EXIF x Influx Selection: the builders (and bikes) that are reshaping the new "

Of Custom Bikes and Trophy Wives

Bikes

"The annexation of the most vibrant motorcycle sub-culture in decades didn’t take long. Danish crew the Wrenchmonkees began to get noticed back in 2008, maybe the tail-end of 2007, but 2008 really. That, as far as I’m concerned, is Year Zero "