Brass bomber

NOBODY seems to quite know when the alloy of copper and zinc that’s more commonly known as brass became the ‘must-have’ material for custom bikes, but it’s a recent trend that, although very much a modern thing, can be traced back, pretty much, to the dawn of motorcycling. Words &

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Le bobber Francais

We’ve had a lot of fairly exotic and obscure brands in Back Street Heroes over the years, mostly British or American it has to be said, but I think this is the first time we’ve had a French Motobecane. Words: Nik Pics: Simon Everett Motobecane are most famous for the

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Old at heart

The following tale is a little convoluted, a little bit of a translation from a guy who doesn’t have English as a first language, so please excuse me if things go a little awry here and there, okay? Words: Nik Pics: Robert ‘Drake’ Kaczmarek Robert ‘Drake’ Kaczmarek was in the

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