October 14, 2019

My memory is not so good, so it's hard to say if Dirt Quake USA 2 was the craziest motorcycle event I've ever been to, but looking at this resurfaced 15-second clip, filmed by Sideburn contributor Ed Subias, it makes me think it pr...

October 13, 2019

Michael Heizer’s 1970 motorcycle lines on Jean Dry Lake, Circular Surface Planar Displacement Drawing. Photograph by Gianfranco Gorgoni.

Sideburn reader Bill Neiser clued us up to these huge scale 1971 modern artworks created by Wil...

October 9, 2019

We worked with Glasgow-based clothing company Red Torpedo to make a special edition cover of Sideburn 38. 

Red Torpedo sponsor a bunch of real road racers and now the two of the most successful flat track racers in the sport - Shayn...

October 8, 2019

There are some truly memorable names from flat track's history, but I've just come across my new favourite while researching a future story. 

I present 1971-72 national number 28 - Royal Sherbet

That's him above, on a BSA...

October 6, 2019

I saw the photos above on the UK news site The Guardian, and it obviously reminded me of my beloved flat track. The Guardian wrote, 'Estiven Hurtado [below] is an avid gravity cyclist and has lived in Vallejuelos his whole life. “W...

October 4, 2019

Sideburn 1 on eBay

Buy it now. 


This sale is nothing to do with us (except for the fact we made and sold the magazine in the first place, back in 2008).

October 4, 2019

I've written a bi-monthly column for French magazine, Cafe Racer magazine for about ten years. I've posted a couple before. If you click the Inman Column link you can see them. Here's a recent one. 

I sometimes wonder if this column...

October 3, 2019

We found a few of these that we put in a box because they were slight seconds, either because they had very slightly bent corners or bent spines. This issue has been sold out a while, so there might be people out there who want the...

October 2, 2019

Rookies of 79 is a charity set up to help injured pro flat track racers. They have funds running for a number of riders hurt this season, including Oliver Brindley.

Here's the link - Rookies of 79

Here's what they say...

American Fl...

October 1, 2019

This high quality, 7-layer, Canadian Maple skateboard deck features artwork by Ryan 'Roadkill' Quickfall and each one was individually screen-printed by hand in the UK.  These decks are equally happy slash-grinding a backyard pool...

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