The Race of Gentlemen - TROG - is the premier and original period correct beach race. Period correctness is fine and dandy, until someone gets hurt, then it's a different matter. According to Biltwell, 'After some bad crashes in 2018, the organizers at TROG decided full-face safety helmets would be required for motorcycle racing. A decision we wholeheartedly support, of course. We donated a DOT/ECE-certified Gringo helmet to any racer who’d take one and were stoked to see the
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.
Sorry for the lack of posts. recently.l I've been in Japan, burning the candle at both ends. Here are some snaps I took of a load of WL (and perhaps the odd WR) Harleys being flat tracked at a practice day at Kawagoe Japan today. For 75 year-old motorcycles they were being ridden h-a-r-d! #Kawagoe #Japan #HarleyDavidson #WLFlathead
These two are our old friends Geoff Co-Built and Wilky at our recent winter party/camp-out. Geoff arrived on a Honda 450 enduro (wearing Vans hi-tops!?) and Wilky decided the perfect vehicle for such a trip was his 70-year-old, survivor Harley flathead chop. I don't think the old 45 had run since it featured in the video for the very first Dirt Quake promo video back in 2012 (below). And it didn't run very well that day. Wilky worked out that he was adjusting the Linkert carb