"The bike ‘scene’ is changing. It’s not just people tinkering with their bikes and making things fit at home, there are more and more actual shops popping up offering to take the ‘burden’ (depending on your outlook) off of "
"An unmissable date for anyone vaguely interested in motorbikes is the forthcoming Bike Shed event in London.
These good peeps are following up there successful early summer do – where they showcased a lovely edit of some of the best pro "
"The days of working on your own bike (or car) have been pretty scarce in more recent years, but custom-builds are gradually becoming more and more popular. Jay Shepherd tells us his story.
As a self-employed builder, Jay’s bike "
"It's been well-documented that the mainstream bike industry have been looking to the custom scene for a while now for ideas.
Thing is, Yamaha's 'yard-built' programme has been out there and supporting small builders and helping to produce really attractive "
What follows is a really nice short film about the philosophy, practice and approach of LA-based custom bike builders Kott.
There's an increasing number of these sorts of passionate engineering houses stripping away the crap and breathing new life into "
"Increasingly we’re told that the future of four-wheeled transport is electric and as battery technology advances, and costs come down this is indeed looking like reality.
One of the frequently occurring questions about this future is what happens to "
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Last night saw the opening of Live For Myself Answer to Nobody, the Steve McQueen inspired show that focusses on the creative culture of cars and bikes.
The venue is stunningly appropriate, the top floor of "
"Think rotary engine, and it is more than likely the Mazda name that first springs to mind. While several models in its history utilised such engines, it is the RX-7 that enjoys the most famous relationship.
The first-generation car made "
"The beautiful things of the earth become more dear as they elude pursuit. Thomas Hardy.
Chris Baglin, the builder of the gorgeous Ducati Bevel, can remember exactly what it was that ignited the flame inside him that eventually led to "
"“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 "
"Your first car isn’t really meant to be anything special. It’s a runabout, a box, something just to get you mobile in the initial period after obtaining that most precious of things - a driving license.
My friends "