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
This is not a video about small chicken hamburgers but perhaps flat track purists should stop reading/watching now! Dirt track, as it's known Down Under (Australia), is a little different to what is traditionally seen as 'Flat Track' but the gist is basically the same. Flat dirt track (mostly), very enthusiastic, competitive riders and a small loyal crowd. This is the 1982 'King of Nepean' race series, the video gets interesting about one minute in when two sliders (grasstrac