October 9, 2019

We worked with Glasgow-based clothing company Red Torpedo to make a special edition cover of Sideburn 38. 

Red Torpedo sponsor a bunch of real road racers and now the two of the most successful flat track racers in the sport - Shayn...

September 29, 2019

The digital edition of Sideburn 38 is now online to purchase for £2.50. You get to keep it until our future robot overlords turn off the human internet in favour of their own machine-only web system. 

We always show a few free pages...

September 4, 2019

The magazine won't land until next week, but we're putting it up on pre-order now if you want to get in now and be sent out with the first wave. 


Some issues of Sideburn include dashes of film, art, adventure or lef...

August 7, 2019

Less than 40 hours since the Buffalo Chip podium the AFT riders were back in action at the Black Hills Half-Mile, another race that is part of Sturgis Bike Week. 

After the one-line TT of the Buffalo Chip, which I'm indifferent to,...

August 6, 2019

This is getting daft. Sunday's race was delayed nearly two hours because of rain, so the first singles practice started at 11pm UK time. I saw the new schedule, watched singles Qualifying 1 (Q1), then set my alarm for 1am and slept...

July 5, 2019

This is a little bit later than usual for a couple of reasons, but I saw this race live in the flesh, having flown out to the Midwest and driven for hours on end to follow the fortunes of Red Torpedo-sponsored riders, Jared Mees an...

June 4, 2019

Here's the latest instalment of my morning after brain dump after watching (and listening to) the AFT 2019 races on Fanschoice. First thought was thank goodness the rain held off to actually get a Twins race finished. The Singles m...

April 30, 2019

I'm going to keep splurging these top of the head reports if I watch the AFT races on Fanschoice. I had to get up early for a flight on Sunday morning, so I set my alarm for 3.30am to watch a bit before I left, then streamed it on...

March 24, 2019

As with the Daytona TT Thoughts, this is bullet point top of the head notions, hot reactions to AFT 2019 round 2 - Atlanta Short Track. 


  • In one heat race there is a crash at the fastest point of the track, just before th...

February 20, 2019

KTM has a recent, winning history in pro flat track going back to the time single cylinder framers were outlawed by AMA Pro Racing, in favour of DTX bikes. Chris Carr won some of his Peoria TTs on a KTM 450. More recently, Dan Brom...

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