"In the 16 years I’ve spent writing about motorcycles, among other things, I’ve come across hundreds of bikes I liked and dozens I’ve desired, but I’ve kept a lid on the lust. I have learned contentment is "
"The Spencer Evo has a hold on me. In a decade-and-a-half of travelling the motorcycle world looking at one-offs, specials and race machinery, it is the one motorcycle that has made the biggest impression on my life. It is the "
"The Spencer Evo XR1157R is a pure muscle bike. It is tense. Taut. Gym-honed to the point it could star alongside Jason Statham. It is, as a friend of mine used to say, very light on its wheels. Like "
" Every so often we come across another custom bike builder that we have to share. This time, it is Venier Customs and this absolutely delectable re-imagining of a Moto Guzzi V35 that has us reaching for the reblog button. Based "
" We've been following our friends at Blitz Motorcycles for a while now. They've grown adept - not only at building nice looking bikes - but presenting them and their lifestyles with a certain panache. No surprise then, that the latest "
" We're not sure where these excruciatingly colourful pieces of scooter-exploitation come from - but we think they might be some sort of Scandinavian take on the ripe old cheese of scooterism. It's easy to forget that scooters were originally conceived "
"Images: Magneto for Influx In the pre-war years, The Rudge was the British bike to have. With a reputation for reliability, brawn and style, the company was the result of a the merger of two bicycle manufacturers in 1894. "Rudge it, "
"Images: Magneto for Influx Held from the 27-29th July at Bisley Shooting Ground in Surrey, The Hotrod Hayride this year was the eighth event staged by Jerry Chatabox & Anna Porter. It's a unique UK gathering bringing together Europe's "
"Images: Magneto for Influx In terms of totemic British brands, you can't get more classic than BSA. Evocative of all the positive aspects of Empire: industrial ingenuity & community, technological boldness and design brilliance, the motorcycles produced by the Birmingham "
" Michael Dunlop between the hedges by Stephen Davison There are loads of brilliant TT videos out there. This is a brilliant TT video. If you ever needed to get a true perspective of the body-vaporising potentialities of the ultimate road "
" Photography by Shelly Mosman The 900 GTS from the end of the seventies, with its stripped down lightweight aspect helped hugely by the structural rigidity afforded by its engine, is one of the great Ducatis of the era. This particular one "
" Images: Benoit Guerry/ Southsiders This is a nice little edit from the recent Southsiders MC event down in our favourite French coastal resort. Biarritz is one of those places where all the good things in life tend to come together: "
" It's one of the great British cultural weirdnesses that such things exist in the first place. But, if the world can still be split into those with a penchant for a quiff, heavy English iron and leather - and those "