March 28, 2019

 This just in from DirtQuake central...

Rider registrations are open and tickets are on sale nowfor DirtQuake 2019 are on sale now.

The event takes place on 9-10 August at the Arlington Stadium, Eastbourne.

Book to take advantage...

March 1, 2019

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 a...

September 23, 2018

The Six Town Chopper Show is organised by current DTRA racer, Chris Hatton, and former DTRA Thunderbike champion, Sean Vukovic. The show is a one-day affair, details on the lovely poster designed by Sideburn-featured artist Sami Gr...

August 26, 2018

DirtQuake VII in going on be on IVT4 this Wednesday at 8pm. Have a microwave meal for one on your lap and a four-pack of Tennants Extra by your side in preparation. 

August 19, 2018

As many of you might know, Sideburn no longer owns or runs the event, but I still consult and the familiar DTRA team were on hand to run the racing at Arena Essex. It went without a hitch, and the paramedics weren't even needed to...

August 13, 2018

 Photo: Sean Martin/Huck

In my role as a writer for hire, I recently worked for London-based title, Huck. Wikipedia describe them as 'a bi-monthly magazine, website and video platform. It has been recognized for its style of explori...

June 18, 2018

It's just two months until DirtQuake VII

WHERE: Arena Essex

WHEN: Saturday 18 August

The good news is there are a handful of places in the Chopper and Lady classes. Unfortunately, every other class is sold out. An hour-long highlights...

July 27, 2017

After all the day's fun (outlined in the previous post), it was down to the serious business of DirtQuake racing. 

Inappropriate Road Bikes! This is Taylor on his BMW and Casey on some road heavyweight prince of the highways. In thi...

May 25, 2017

It's DirtQuake season. The UK's sixth edition is 7-9 July at Kings Lynn and USA is 21-22 July at Castle Rock, WA.

Yep, Dirt Quake USA. The track's booked, the bands are lined up, the hooligan racers are itching to bang bars, the sa...

January 1, 2017

Pete Stansfield continues the story of his cool Triumph, Old Blu'

Read Old Blu Part 1

Reverse head, no front brake 

I sold it to Peter Allan, Bonneville Salt Flats racer and owner of many Triumphs. He said he would never change it and...

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