Scotch, Bikes, and Bourdain – What Could Go Wrong? No ratings yet.

Anthony Bourdain sat down with custom bike genius Max Hazan to drink a little scotch and talk about art EDITOR’S NOTE: Hey, friends. With the recent tragic passing of Chef Anthony Bourdain we figured we’d republish this so we could once again watch Tony and Max talking about scotch, design, and motorbikes. So, enjoy again…

CANNED TURISMO. Lucky Cat’s ‘Houndstooth’ BSA Spitfire Dustbin Tourer No ratings yet.

Written by Andrew Jones Standing out from the crowd; it goes with motorcycling like white on rice. And while we’ve never been in a witness protection program, we’re pretty sure that the police’s brief to the person they are looking after goes nothing like, “Make sure you buy yourself a classic motorcycle, customise it to…

KTM Adventure Rally Riders Get a Chance to Compete in the Ultimate Race No ratings yet.

This could be you! If you’re one of the top two finishers at special competitions at KTM Adventure Rally events, you could earn a factory-supported spot at the Ultimate Race on a KTM 790 Adventure R. For those who are attending this year’s KTM Adventure Rally events at locations around the world, KTM has announced…

Ducati “Always Knew” Lorenzo Would Start Winning No ratings yet.

Ducati MotoGP team manager Davide Tardozzi said the team “always knew” Honda-bound Jorge Lorenzo would eventually start winning races for his current team Reporting by David Gruz Lorenzo had a tough first year with Ducati and, after a poor start to the 2018 season, Ducati and the rider drifted apart and the Spaniard eventually signed…

Track Prepped: A CB750 from one of Spain’s top race teams No ratings yet.

Many of the world’s top racing drivers love two wheels just as much as four. We all know Lewis Hamilton rides an MV Agusta, but Vettel, Raikkonen and Webber are bike nuts too. Michael Schumacher briefly raced Fireblades, and Alonso has lapped Motegi on a Honda MotoGP bike. The Spanish team Campos Racing has taken…

FIRST LADY. Alessandro Borroni’s ‘UNA’ Ducati 999 Cafe Racer No ratings yet.

Written by Andrew Jones “I had bought, ridden, tracked and crashed more than a few Ducatis,” says San Francisco’s Alessandro Borroni. “I felt that they lacked the soul and aesthetics of a bike that would make me want to get on and ride again and again. But there were parts of some Ducatis I thought…

Island Whirl No ratings yet.

The Trial Islands Lighthouse, built in 1906, continues to be staffed by two full-time lightkeepers. Photos by the author. It was the middle of the night when Elizabeth’s husband died. Dark still when the funeral home came to take him away. I watched from the apartment over the garage, knowing what the commotion in the…

Social Media Helps to Recover Stolen Motocrosser No ratings yet.

Facebook scammer caught after stealing Honda CR125R Michael Johnson of Chesterfield County, Virginia, watched in horror as a scammer raced off on his brother’s 2002 Honda CR125R. Johnson posted the bike on Facebook marketplace, and a man responded to the post. During negotiation, Johnson felt a bit suspicious and snapped a photo of the guy,…

Indian Makes FTR 1200 Flat Track-Inspired Bike a Reality for 2019 No ratings yet.

The FTR1200 Custom concept bike unveiled last year raised the speculation that Indian would be building a street-legal flat tracker to a fever pitch. Image courtesy of Indian Motorcycle. After more than a year of speculation, Indian has finally confirmed that it will indeed be bringing the FTR 1200 to market. Inspired by its winning…

Testbed: An XSR900 crammed with cutting-edge tech No ratings yet.

The new wave custom scene was originally built on a love for the old school. But these days, we’re seeing more ‘neo’ and less retro, and some very cutting-edge production tech. A lot of builders now prefer computers to sketch pads, and 3D printers over English wheels. And that’s fine by us—if the results are…