Latest post from Pacific Northwest correspondent, Todd Marella, again, with a thread of The Clash running through it. . More aptly, Portland’s burning. But, with boredom…? Sure, there’s a touch of boredom that comes with isolation and staying indoors for the remainder of summer, but Portland burns with much more than that. Anxiety, disappointment, disillusion, anger, sadness, uncertainty, distrust… These come to mind. Not to mention, Portland proper, is quite literally surrou
A couple of weekends ago the DTRA ran two days of practice at Greenfield Dirt Track in Lincolnshire, UK. The classes were split and riders had to choose if they wanted to ride on Saturday or Sunday, social distancing meaning the numbers were limited. These are some of the most eye-catching bikes (and people) from the weekend. The first three photos are Lucky Luke (with his Sideburn x Biltwell goggles) and Harley WL flathead racer . Luke is a tattooer who runs Hard Luck with J
Latest blog from Todd Marella. It’s Friday after work and a few of us are gathering at the Heap (@cycleheap) to ready bikes, drink beer, and swap a week’s worth of absurdities learned about our current state of affairs. Two of us are planning on racing the next day, 5 ½ hours away in Spokane, Washington…which is almost Idaho…and nearly Canada. Four days earlier, I had it in my mind that I’d be returning to the track, that I’d fallen in love with two weekends prior, by myself.
[Pacific Northwest correspondent, Todd Marella back with a blog from Spokane, WA. By the way, for no US residents, it's pronounced Spo-can. Take it away Todd...] It’s neither accurate nor fair to say I’m 'bored' with the USA (though I did choose that title for this post0… I guess disappointed is more in line with my feelings of late. Today is the 4th of July, the celebratory holiday acknowledging America’s independence from British rule. More importantly to me at the moment,