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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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BMW Concept R18

The new BMW Motorrad Concept R18 shows what a forward projection of a 1960s Boxer engine could look like today as a purist custom bike. Immediately recognisable as a genuine BMW with its cradle frame, exposed universal shaft, and drop-shaped fuel tank with its black paintwork and hand-applied contrast lines,

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Brighton Speed Trials

Brighton’s popular annual motorsport event, The Brighton National Speed Trials, will return to the seafront again this year on Saturday 7th September. Around 150 cars and 75 bikes take the quarter-mile timed run down Brighton seafront, and you can watch from the start-line right at the heart of the action,

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Royal Enfield Bullet Trials

The new Royal Enfield Bullet Trials 500 is a tribute to the 1949 Bullet Trials ridden by Johnny Brittain across various championships, and will have distinctive design and functional features redolent of the heydays of classic trials competitions from the 1940s and ‘50s. It perfectly captures the look and feel

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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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Lids and leathers appeal

NOTAS are running a campaign to collect old and damaged helmets and riding gear to donate to the emergency services (primarily the ambulance service) around the country, so that they can be used for training purposes, teaching safe removal, and how to cut them off where necessary. If you have

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Triumph bobber build-off

Voting closes on Thursday this week (29th August) so it’s your final chance to help to find the winning entry for Triumph’s inaugural Bobber Build-off Challenge. Fans can vote by visiting the Triumph UK Facebook albums and liking their favourite builds – each ‘like’ counts as a vote. Triumph dealerships

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