Guy Martin's people asked us reprint the T-shirt Guy and Sideburn came up with back in 2017. It had to be a design that could be sold on his own Proper website and through Sideburn. It had to be something he'd wear himself, so we came up with the idea of a version of the Sideburn 24 cover, but using Guy's most famous helmet designs. Toria of Stay Outside Studio created the artwork and the five colour design was screenprinted in the UK, and this time it's printed on a lovely
Our favourite motopunks, The Vicious Cycles sent us this new video shot at last year's High Noon Scramble in Vancouver, BC. The video features a number of the Flithmode XT500 MC that we featured in Sideburn 24. If you don't have their new LP yet, get it on vinyl or download at Vicious Cycles bandcamp The band are touring the US and Canada in October. 10/03 Calgary, AB - Ship and Anchor Pub
10/17 Eugene, OR - Sam Bond's Garage
10/19 Oakland, CA - Rock The Ship Festival, Eli'
Here is a post explaining the back story about how our wonderful new St Mert artwork came to fruition. It makes sense to start with the email I sent to Toria Jaymes of Stay Outside Studio, on 21 March this year. I'm going to add more background as we go along... Hi Toria I visited a museum and there was a brass rubbing of a medieval knight. I want to replicate it, but as a motorcycle racer. It could be a '60s style Gary Nixon or Mert Lawwill style. I have a thing about St Mer
Anticipation, I’ve had my share of late. Mix it with excitement, hope, anxiety, and worry, and you’ve just sampled my steady diet for the end of summer/beginning of fall. Casey @gandhcycles was finishing up the final tuning of my new Yamaha MX250, and transporting it down to the track with Aaron Cope @am_cope for me to race… Then, after a great deal of stress, running around, finding the right cdi box that works, the bike’s transmission wasn’t right. Casey couldn’t get it in