February 5, 2018

We have just published a great set of photos in our STORIES section. Matt Sills was so taken with the images he'd seen of previous SnowQuakes that he drove the 900 or so miles to Italy, via Switzerland (and an appointment with an E...

January 31, 2018

As a self-confessed Luddite I don't routinely carry or check my mobile (that my wife gave me so that she can stay in touch when I'm away racing). So it was a shock to discover a text from Gary Inman sent a couple days previously  s...

January 19, 2018

The first ever Deus Swank Rally on Ice took place on Tuesday at the Ice Rose Ring in the Italian Alps, the home of SnowQuake. Deus Ex Machina have been involved with SnowQuake from start, and their own Swank Rally is entering its s...

January 13, 2018

SnowQuake's new owners, North One TV are partnering with Deus Ex Machina and Di Traverso to present the third SnowQuake. It all happens on Wednesday this week, with Deus holding their latest round of the Swank Rally. This from Harl...

December 2, 2017

One venue, two days of frigid fun. 

To enter SnowQuake go to

To enter the Swank Rally email

UK racer and two-time Snow Quake racer, Tom Clemens is offering to take bikes from England to the Alps,...

November 27, 2017

What: The third edition of SnowQuake. The 2018 race organised by NorthOne Television and Deus Ex Machina in conjunction with Di Traverso. 

When: Wednesday 17th January 2018

Where: Ice Rosa Ring, Riva Valdobbia, Italy



April 24, 2017

Our good friends in Milan are holding a urban enduro this week in a site of urban desolation, no not Middlesbrough, an old industrial plot in Milan. 

Looks like fun.

February 24, 2017

Last year was the first edition of the annual Snow Quake deep in the Italian Mountains.
Making the trip with Amaury Cibot was awesome, but for the second edition I convinced my two usual team mates - Max aka Little Breakfast and Ol...

January 7, 2017

The Sideburn Sportster keeps developing. The plan is to ride it out to Snow Quake, 1000 miles, give or take, in the middle of January, then swap the wheels and race it. 

Survivor Customs made the tubular steel wheel carrier, full fr...

November 22, 2016

WHAT: Snow Quake TWO! It's Dirt Quake on ice with Sideburn and Deus Ex Machina.
Same fantastic track as last year. Similar format.
Then drive down to Milan for an exclusive party at Deus Café.

HOW TO RACE: If you would like to rac...

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