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When Evel Kneivel came to town…

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"Evel Kneivel has an almost mystical significance for many. We're not sure why. There's something in the period of time in which the mentalist motorbike jumper was operating in - could it have been an extended comedown from the sixties? "

Barry Sheene Was My Hero

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"For some reason, Barry Sheene's cheeky mug popped into my mind some time this morning. It may have been a Suzuki superbike passing that tweaked my unconscious - or something about the number seven that had the larrikin charm of "

Buell Battletwin – American bike crush

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"Lately we've been hankering after a superbike. And we're not talking about the current crop of super-clean, electronically assisted appliances that stalk the streets and track-days of the English summertime. No. We're talking about a 1980s behemoth. One of those "

Puch Maxi Brobber…

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"The cult of the Puch is now firmly established all over the planet. But John Isaac, Cornwall based style documentarian, Hot Rod aficionado and general fleet-footed downstreamer – was onto the the joys of the moped early. John was kind enough "

Rotary Engined Classics

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"Suzuki RE-5 Pimped by an Astronaut and styled by Giorgetto Giugiaro, the Suzuki RE5 was powerful but fatally complex. It looked like the mid seventies super-bike it might have been – but with that ugly radiator thing up front and the "

Siegl x Puma

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"Images via Bikexif We might be a little late to the game here but we recently stumbled across this very nice video of German custom bike builder Walt Siegl and his Ducati custom for sportswear brand PUMA. [vimeo]http://vimeo."

CMBL Customs

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"Images CMBL Customs As the custom bike scene matures, morphs and meanders through our culture, genres and sub-genres emerge and challenge our perceptions about what it is to be a biker. Amongst these sub-genres is the Deus Bali motored mutant "

Thrive Motorcycles

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"images via Pipeburn The postcolonial custom scene isn't one that gets a lot of attention. But Thrive motorcycles is an example of how the custom bike scene is finding adherents in parts of the world you might not have expected. "

Indian Wall of Death

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""Wall of Death?" I hear you say. "Meh!" But this is no health-and-safety logged, Ofsted-approved circus act. This is something really special. This is the Indian Wall of Death. And man alive, look at the way this video is put "