"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 "
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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 "
This weekend in California saw the latest edition of a new kind of bike festival. The Born-Free show is about the love of old motorcycles and like minded individuals having a good time together and enjoying classic and custom bikes.
"A friend said it looked like General De Gaulle’s nose on wheels, and certainly the Citroen DS23 EFi I briefly owned had a Gallic beakiness.
Film lovers might remember The Day of the Jackal, starring Edward Fox as a "
"The Aermacchi Harley Davidson Ala d’Oro is something of an enigma.
It’s an Italian bike with an American name that was honed to perfection by a British importer. It’s also a bike out of its time; one "
"Some car designers will forever be associated with one brand or have a style all of their own but the legendary Paul Bracq is not only a talented car designer but a sculptor, artist and even had a hand in "
"As with any fashion, trends in the scene change quicker than most blokes change their underpants (no, turning them inside-out doesn’t count as ‘fresh’) and as we’re around halfway through the 2019 show season it was high time we "