Sideburn's art editor, Andy Garside, is getting back onto two wheels. You can read about his youth in the dirt here. He's currently going through the arduous process of passing a UK motorcycle test, and in the meantime wrote this post. Andy lives in a Mercedes Sprinter van with his partner and two lurcher dogs. You can follow his nomadic van life, on instagram, at @andyrgarside. Take it away, Andy... I’m currently in the process of getting my full bike licence. A long, long o
This is a little bit later than usual for a couple of reasons, but I saw this race live in the flesh, having flown out to the Midwest and driven for hours on end to follow the fortunes of Red Torpedo-sponsored riders, Jared Mees and Shayna Texter. And it was a great experience. My full story will be in the next issue of Sideburn with photos by Ed Subias, but here are some thoughts. The race is promoted by Jared and Nichole Mees. That means they put up the money to bring the A
It's nearly three months since the Mooneyes Hot Rod and Custom Show (HRCS) and I really don't know where the time has gone. I took these photos at the show, in Yokohama, because there were so many characters that I loved the look and style of that I wanted to share. Go, founder of Brat Style, on his custom sand bike with apes and high-rise handshift Cool dude from Addict Clothes, a very classy Japanese brand. He has a vintage racing Norton in the back of his 600cc minitruck.
Experiences are the new luxury cars and expensive wristwatches. Forget the old horsepoop T-shirt slogan 'He who dies with the most toys wins', folks want experiences. Friends of Sideburn Motosafari are serving them up. As featured in Sideburn 35 'Welcome to Heaven - Let’s go to Hell' is Motosafari's journey which takes riders through the heart of South Africa’s most epic routes and into the depths of the infamous “Die Hel”. For a life changing experience get in touch now. It’