"Triumph Motorcycles have confirmed their new land speed record attempt with greasy national treasure Guy Martin Our kid will be hitting the salt at Bonneville astride the Triumph Rocket III Streamliner, which is powered by two turbocharged, methanol-drinking 2.3 litre Triumph "
"Not sure what to make of these. Lids are supposed to protect you. But it's nice if they look good too. We've always been a bit skeptical about anything 'statementy' with regards to the design of a crash helmet. But "
"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 "
"You know the score. The last few years world wide there has been a cross-fertilisation of the skate and surf aesthetic with the new DIY wave of custom bike culture. Manifestations of this unexpected twist in pop-culture’s timeline have "
"On Bank holiday Monday at the end of May 1975, Evel Knievel appeared in London's Wembley Stadium. 40 years have passed since this totemic point in London pop culture – and looking at the home-made cine film footage we found, it's a window "
"I've always wondered why you don't see many customised Ducati Monsters. They've always seemed to me a worthy custom platform – though my altogether absent mechanical skills doesn't make me the best commentator on anything technical. But when I stumbled across "
"Phillip Glass loved his BMW motorcycles. Whether there's a musical metaphor in there we don't know – but it emerged yesterday that the post-modernist composer and musician spent a lot of time on the back of an R69 BMW, which he "
"We know. Stock bikes often suck. But there's a certain stocker from a few years back that, in its simplicity and straighforward brawn - has us all het up. Kawasaki's ZRX1200R is not only simple, muscular and to-the-point – it "
"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, "
"There’s something fitting about Old Empire as a brand name. An atmosphere of Edwardian elegance take holds as you make your way across the fens and edge into Suffolk. You take a series of meandering lanes into the hedgerows "
"We asked Chris Hunter, editor of the world’s largest custom moto website, to select his favourite builders from recent months. So here’s the hand-picked Bike EXIF x Influx Selection: the builders (and bikes) that are reshaping the new "
"The annexation of the most vibrant motorcycle sub-culture in decades didn’t take long. Danish crew the Wrenchmonkees began to get noticed back in 2008, maybe the tail-end of 2007, but 2008 really. That, as far as I’m concerned, is Year Zero "
"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 "