August 12, 2019

News that the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb is suspending the motorcycle race class for 2020 broke recently and was no surprise to me. Despite the class being shrunk over the years, with fewer and fewer entries open each year...

May 22, 2019

Here is advanced warning for the arrival of Sideburn 37, so you can pre-order and have the magazine sent out as soon as it lands. 

This issue mixes the most amateur of amateur flat track racers (Dave Skooter Farm) with Harley factor...

February 1, 2019

Travis Newbold

2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb Practice

Photo: Jon Wallace 

June 25, 2017

We promised another update on today's Pikes Peak race and here it is. Travis Newbold brought the Bottpower home in fourth overall at the 95th running of the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb. He was behind the two factory 1290R Su...

June 25, 2017

So happy to say that Sideburn poet Travis Newbold has brought the Bottpower home and is sat at the top of the timing board with eight faster qualifiers still to run. 

Well done to all involved. 

More updates soon. 

June 25, 2017

If you log into the Pikes Peak livefeed now you might get a glimpse of Travis on the Bottpower. The livefeed is pretty crappy, but it's better than nothing. 

Here's the link -

June 23, 2017

If all goes according to plan (and we're not in the unhatched chicken-counting business) our poet and track tester, Travis Newbold will be racing the Kriega Bottpower XR1R in the 95th Pikes Peak International Hillclimb on Sunday mo...

June 22, 2017

All being well I'm having at go at the Kilburn Hill Climb this Saturday. Sounds like fun! Still entries left. Call the number on the flier.  

December 18, 2016

This just in (no, OK, we admit it got lost down the back of the mustard leatherette Sideburn settee for a while) from James in France.

Hello Sideburn,
Thought I'd share some photos taken at a local hillclimbing event held annually...

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