LOWLIFE

They (whoever they are) say that people, consciously or unconsciously (probably unconsciously actually, ’cos consciously would just be too weird), look like, or grow to look like, their dogs. Words: Nik Pictures: Simon Everett Okay, so this is, quite obviously, received wisdom (common knowledge that’s held to be true, but

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In the pink

The term ‘peer pressure’ is described as ‘social pressure by members of one’s peer group to take a certain action, adopt certain values, or otherwise conform in order to be accepted’. Words and pics: Nik IT’S a subtle thing too; most people aren’t really aware that they’re under it, even

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Trip’ped out Suzuki

A while ago I discovered The Trip Out, which transported me right back to the ’70s – it was totally awesome, and I left there influenced and with all kinds of unfeasible plans. Word and pics: Layla Leatham I’ve always loved British bikes, especially choppers, and so I impatiently collected

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Second time around

I’ve owned my Harley Shovelhead for around six years. I bought it after owning a few modern Sportsters that I modified (hardtailed) and turned into retro-looking bobbers, but I’d always had an urge to do a real old-school Harley bobber. WORDS: WILL WEBB   PICS: SIMON EVERETT   I found

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North Atlantic Treat

The importation of custom (and classic) motorcycles into Great Britain from the former colonies is neither anything new nor unusual, although it has perhaps become a little less high profile than it was a couple of decades ago or so. Words & pics: Dave Manning Just because we’re not seeing

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A man with a plan

Those of you who’re au fait with classic bike values, particularly that of classic Harleys such as Knuckles, Pans and Shovels, will know that the purchase of such a bike isn’t, these days, a casual decision. Words & pics: Dave Manning And, if you’re the sort of sensible chap (or

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Three wheel therapy

It’s no secret that riding a bike (or a trike) is a fantastic way to free yourself from the trials and tribulations of modern life. Words & pics: Dave Manning And it’s a form of therapy that’s more fulfilling, and less intrusive, than sitting in a stifling consultation room with

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