June 22, 2019

We're at the far end of the show, past the Ducati area.

June 13, 2019

And this, good people, is how advertising really should be: two stolen bikes, karate chops, headbutts and train stunts all to be smooth and fragrant. All directed by the award winning Serge Faberge, played by the award winning Serg...

June 6, 2019

Nous faisons notre retour au Café Racer Festival après avoir disparu l'an dernier. Il s'agit d'un bon événement, avec beaucoup d'action à ajouter à tous les affichages statiques, traders, constructeurs personnalisés et fabricants a...

November 6, 2018

Europe's biggest flat track race has been cancelled with less than six weeks until the event. An official press release explained that the organisers hadn't had enough confirmations from the high profile 'charismatic' MotoGP riders...

September 10, 2018

The world of flat track just keeps growing. The French are getting their act together, as well as the Spanish, Italians and Dutch/Belgians. All these countries have exciting, fledgling flat track race scenes where they didn't exist...

December 4, 2017

When Bruno from France renewed his Sideburn subscription he sent a note with a photo of his bike. I'd never seen it before, so I asked for more details. Bruno apologised for his English in advance, but it's good enough to get the g...

October 19, 2017

Yann from BCKustoms, France has followed up his super-cool Harley Sportster Hooligan with this near Honda XLR/XL600 track bike. Yann is using it to race in the growing French amateur flat track scene.

We have a whole feature on the...

September 14, 2017

MRS Oficina have created this stunning Z650 street tracker for Kawasaki France. I've seen lots of MRS's work in Cafe Racer magazine, and at the Bike Shed Show, and the transformation they carried out on Kawasaki's 'neither fish nor...

July 25, 2017

Vintage Racing Spirit are doing a great job of promoting amateur flat track racing in France. So far the've had a few practice sessions, indoor at Lyon and also at the Cafe Racer Festival, but have had trouble with making temporary...

June 7, 2017

Sideburn will have a booth at the superb Cafe Racer Festival in Paris this weekend. We'll have the new issue, a range of merchandise, some great bargains and DJ Dave Taylor spinning the tunes. 

We've missed the last couple of t...

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