A package arrived from Verona, Italy. Inside was a brochure/booklet printed on heavyweight paper, full of American motorcycles, photographed by Sideburn contributor and cover photographer, Raffaele Paolucci. The covering note said: Creating something new is risky and complicated, it has always been. It requires trusted ideas , and a lot of experience, it's not a quality, but a conquest, a path to foster and respect. For this reason, at Reparto Sportivo, we believe in the pow
Every so often we stock other independent magazines. Motorcycho zine from Canada is a regular. Shredder mountain bike mag from Scotland is another and there have been others in the past. The latest addition to this exclusive group is the English language, made in German magazine - Vehicle. It's a special edition from the long-running lifestyle magazine Lodown , and made every few years. Death Spray Custom turned me on to the magazine and is a regular in the magazine's pages.
Do you know how to make a small fortune from magazine publishing? Start with a large one. It's an old joke, but it's a goodie. Still it hasn't stopped my friend, and Sideburn supporter, Nik Ellwood from jumping into the fray of indie moto mags with both feet to produce the impressive Retro RR. What is it? 132-page, A4, made in the UK magazine about the 'golden age' of supersport bikes, the 1980s and '90s. Think Schwantz, Rainey, '92 Fireblades, the RC30, Fogarty on the 916, N
If Sideburn was a mountain bike magazine, it would love to be as good as Shredder. Made in Scotland, the 160-page A5 is full of thought, stunning images, illustration and variety. We had to stock it. Buy Shredder here. Here's is a short interview with founder/editor/designer, Stuart Leel. How old are you, what's your background and where do you live? I’m 31 years old and I’m a born and bred Aberdonian. I always loved blasting about on my bike as a kid but it was around the ag