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LA Crash

Cars Culture

" No city in the world is more geared toward the motor car than Los Angeles. It's a commonplace to discuss the fact that the vast majority of Angelino interactions take place through the windows of a car; that no one "

Classic Biker Fashion

Culture

" You'd have to have been living under a rock somewhere if you hadn't noticed the popularity of utility garments, particularly biker-friendly jackets, on our city's streets. It's nothing new. Non-bikers wear biker jackets, non surfers wear board shorts – the list "

Gatso Schmatso

People Culture

"It’s one of the most deflating feelings in the motoring world. No, strike that. In the universe. It’s ten in the morning on your local dual carriageway on a sunny Sunday. You’ve crammed the kids into the "

The Day Of Reckoning

Culture

"When the court usher said ‘I’d just like to make you aware you face disqualification today.’ I could feel the blood drain from my face like gin from an optic. This wasn’t the time, or place to blurt ‘"

Hells Angels by Hunter Thompson

People Culture

" "The hard core, the outlaw elite, were the Hell’s Angels… wearing the winged death’s-head on the back of their sleeveless jackets and packing their ‘mamas’ behind them on big ‘chopped hogs.’ They rode with a fine unwashed arrogance, "

AMG, Fashion and Function

Culture

" There's nothing new in the fashion world working closely with car manufacturers. From the earliest days of the twentieth century the transient aesthetic of beauty has been used to sell cars, and cars have continually been used to sell clothes "

How to Look Cool in a Car…

Cars Culture

" It's hard to refute the assertion that Jean Paul Belmondo looked damn cool in Jean Luc Godard's 1965 road movie Pierrot Le Fou. The film is is one of those obscure but influential pieces of New Wave cinema that is scarcely "

Art Car Parades

Culture

" More reasons to believe that cars are not only works of art in themselves, but a legitimate subject for artists who might normally not give a hoot about the beauty of industrially-wrought movement. Walk the Plank’s illuminated Art Car "

Try This At Home!

Culture

" It's not beyond the ken of reason to expect that many of you reading this are fully inflused with the digital revoluion. petrolheads as well as extreme sportsers of every hue have long sought a way to capture in moving "

The Art of Shusei Nagaoka

People Culture

" Remember orchestral disco music? Remember prog rock? Well, if not, let me clue you up. Both of these much-maligned forms was characterised by the wearing of outrageous costumes, the rocking of over-long solos and excessive hairdos. That, and a strange "

Un-Virtual Driving Reality

Culture

" OK, we know that culture is awash with all things retro. It seems that anything vaguely 'eighties' is acceptable once again. But, from the wackier edges of car and game culture comes this proposal that takes the virtual out of "

New Book on the Cult of Café Racer

Bikes Culture

" Of all the publishing houses dedicated to culture of cars and bikes, Veloce is surely the most prolific. This time, they've come up with something no bike obsessive and consumer of culture will be able to resist. Alastair Walker's book "