Brawler

Over the years there’ve been numerous discussions about a style of motorcycle that gained a nickname back in the Eighties. Tough, big horsepower, no-compromise bikes that were all about attitude, and all about getting from point A to point B in as short a time as possible. Words and pics:

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Spirit of Albion

The story of this bike is one that you could say is a series of a series of fortunate happenstances or, as I’d really say when Nik’s not putting words in my mouth, a series of results – you know, as in ‘Result!’ with an exclamation mark at the end.

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First among equals

Words: Nik Pics: Simon Everett I think we’ve all had it, haven’t we – that moment when it all goes horribly, terrifyingly wrong, when the whole world seems to slow down, when all that your frozen brain can think is “ohshitohshitohshitohshitamgonnadieamgonnadieamgonnadie”… For Michael Michaels, the owner and builder of this

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Fast by Dan

Choppers – they’re not fast, are they? They don’t handle, they don’t stop, you can’t hustle ’em along, they’re not comfortable, are they? Words and pics: Nik Well, it depends on the chopper, obviously. Yes, lots of chops do fit the description hereabouts, but not all of them – not

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best engineering!

Martyn Bratby, the owner and builder of this bike, is a hardcore fan of Indian motorcycles, and hadn’t ever really thought of owning a Sunbeam, let alone one with a home-brewed four-cylinder engine. Words and pics: Dave Manning Don’t get me wrong though, he loves Brit bikes, and is also

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