"Ok, so we know the mainstream bike industry have been co-opting the custom scene for years now.
Our Gary Inman, valued contrib, Sideburn supremo and Dirt Quake impresario, pointed out as much in our recent feature thread on the custom "
"Simplicity is extremely difficult to achieve.
While the apparent straightforwardness of the oval is one of speedway’s key appeals there are a raft of mechanical subtleties on a speedway bike that help achieve the zen like flow of the "
"During the transition of popularity seemingly moving away from sports and performance-orientated bikes to the more custom bike builds, The Bike Shed was born, but who are they?! For those of you that don’t know, Anthony “Dutch” van Someren "
"What do you think is the ongoing appeal of speedway as a motorsport?
The speed and the danger aspect are ever-present as part of its appeal, but one of the sport’s greatest assets is being able to see the "
Whatever you think of the globally burgeoning scene of hipster-bikers, you've got to admit there are some beautiful custom builds emerging.
This ground up build is typical of the sort of lovely machinery that is being put together all over "
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 "
"40 years on from its launch and it’s obviously impossible to talk about this superb and great-looking sports car without homing in on its most unique and original feature; the Wankel rotary engine.
Designed by a German, Felix Wankel, the "
"A few years ago, I was a passenger on a friend's Harley for a long ride through Santa Barbara, California.
There's really something special about being on a motorcycle, you're part of the whole experience in a way you don't "
"“It’s gone really really well. I’m really pleased with it.”
That was the phrase that Charlie Martin used not once, but twice as she exclaims her joy at the way she has adapted to her first season in "
"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 "