"This might come as a shock, but we Brits do not have a ‘special relationship’ with the United States. Anyone involved in motorcycling during the Fifties and Sixties, however, might have thought otherwise. Sure, British bikes flooded into North America "
" We have shared the love of Deus before. But the Sydneyside temple of bike and surf culture (taking in two of our passions in a fell swoop of cool), continues to impress with the quality of their vision and output. "
" Had word from stateside photographer Scott Toepfer this week. Scott tells us that he is working on a 2011 release for a short film related to http://www.itsbetterinthewind.com/, his inspirational photo project. As Scott says: getting out there, away "
"[gallery link="file"] When you look closely at this bike, it gets only more beautiful. There's something in the combination of chrome and dark steel; something about its exposed machinery - that tugs at the emotions. We can't claim to "
" Twitter sometime shores up some interesting points. This morning came the news from Creative Review that London agency Carter Wong have undertaken the awesome challenge of rebranding totemic bike company Norton. And we like what we see. James Lansdowne Norton, "
" Looking like something that might have been ridden by Penelope Pitstop gone bike crazy crossed with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the nine-and-a-half foot long bike commissioned by artist Grayson Perry is a sight to behold. And it was on this "
" Hands up. I've never been a Harley man. It's not just that I've never owned one. I've never bought into the whole burly, knuckleheaded, chrome clad idea that is a Harley Davidson. It always seemed to me that that riding "
"Now that we've got your attention, I would just like to say that I never really understood why bikers had a culture until I owned a real bike. Until I scored it, my RD350 LC, in 1986, I had messed about "
"[gallery link="file"] We know they're trendy and ubiquitous in a fashionable sort of way, and we know that the sub cult of the Caff racer is sneered at by many of your hardcore every day bikers out there _ but "
"The eighties in bike culture was a story of Japanese dominance and technical innovation. European brands suffered greatly from the explosion in popularity of fast, reliable and colourful machines coming out of the far east, which were rooted in high "
" It could be the late surge of summer this September or the rapidly growing awareness of our own mortality here at Influx towers, but we've been seriously thinking of late that it might be the right time to by a "
"Now, we know how attached our biking brethren can get to their machine. And when you're on a world tour, the bond can get well, a little weird, frankly. So reaching out to this passionate community of bike lovers, the "
" Stumbled across some very nice artwork from London based artist Conrad Leach. Vibrant colours, interesting two wheeled machines feature in the work, which he has exhibited everywhere from Tokyo, LA to Norway and back again. Stay tuned for more on "