"pics By Michael Fordham/Influx
Gary Inman, Dirt Quake organiser and editor, publisher and general kingpin of Sideburn Magazine told us a couple of years ago that he'd never do it again. We never believed him.
And as the fifth "
"If you haven't tasted the joys of flat track motorcycle racing, check this video out.
There's a simple purity to the short oval that is evoked nicely by the hi-def slow-mo images presented here from a recent champs in Spain.
"There's been a theory wending away our consciousness for a while now that actual, real culture doesn't exist any more. With so many instantaneous communications berzerking its way around the planet, it seems that anything that attaches itself to anything: "
If like us, the greasy peripheries of UK bike culture appeals to you, you're probably already aware of Sideburn magazine. Influx collaborator Gary Inman is one of the highly focussed folk who bring together this beautiful missive from the margins.
"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, "
"It's been an amazing couple of weeks in London for automotive art.
Last week we were treated to the opening of Live for Myself, Answer to No One. And now Influx friend and collaborator Stevie Gee is launching a solo "
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Our baby has been delivered. The Influx minizine, still hot off the press, reads, looks, feels and even smells great. But we would say that, wouldn’t we?
But, trust us on this. The zine "
"1988, and the market for hot hatches is at its peak.
Hundreds of young, up-and-coming types are walking into dealerships flush with cash and ready to drop it all on something fast enough to thrill, but practical enough to carry all "
"BMW have reinvented their Boxer bikes and boy is it a bonus to the rider.
On first look at the new 1250 GS, you immediately see it is leaner and lower than the previous model. BMW have stripped off weight (249 kg), "
"Half a century separates two memorable drives in Minis old and new. Same driver, same exuberant enthusiasm.
Strapped into the driving seat of a bright red MINI Cooper S is someone whose driving credentials far exceed those of his contemporaries. "
"On Thursday 22nd November Influx went Underground.
We didn’t go alone, of course. We were joined by a flood of Influxy types, from car designers and journalists, to design students, insurance personnel and – of course – passionate motoring enthusiasts, we "