"Humour is missing from 'the industry'.
In fact, while we're talking about the motorbike industry, you could just as well substitute any of them. Capitalism, by its very nature, lacks the propensity to take the mickey out of itself. But "
"In case you hadn't noticed, there's a lot to be said for the simple joy of racing a motorbike around an oval dirt track.
While the noble sport of speedway may be the root of these things, the shale is "
"The world of independent minded motorcycling is expressing itself all over the planet. One of the places where you can witness the character of this new wave of greasy sideways sliders is the Dirt Track Racing scene.
Our friends at "
If you like your bikes customised, your tracks made of cinder and your girls in PVC and high heels - and of course you don't take these things OVER seriously - you could certainly do worse than to get yourself "
"Images Sideburn /Jonny Wilson/Subsculptures
Britain has some great motorcycle events, but many are as stale as the last supper’s leftovers. A few years after first launching our own independent motorcycle magazine, the Sideburn team started thinking about bigger "
"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, "
"Having our head buried in the world of pre-war motorcycles these last few weeks, we've been slowly turned on to the whole world of the vintage thumper.
Theirs is a strange, basic beauty - especially for someone like me who "
"We all have that one shameful relative, hiding in a thicket of the family tree.
Maybe it’s some long-ago scoundrel who escaped a legion of creditors and enraged husbands by saying ‘sure, I’m a puritan — gotta love that "
"When we think of motorcycle helmets we generally name Arai, Shoei, AGV, Shark, Nolan et Al. Not many motorcyclists globally would name Davida helmets, a small family-run business in Birkenhead, Merseyside. But this will soon be changing as the company "
"Our FOCUS for this edition is Pedro Dermaux
After finding very few pictures online of the race team he managed, Pedro Dermaux decided to give photography a go himself.
Influx: How did you get into photography?
Pedro Dermaux: "It all "
"Well, that’s the second edition of the House of Vans Assembly Chopper Show done and dusted for another year and what a show it was!
Bike enthusiasts from across the world – as far as America! – united at the House "