Honda Honda Honda Honda

honda-motocampo

The Honda MotoCompo, introduced to the Japanese market in 1981 by the English ska band Madness, and designed to fold-up and fit in the trunk of the compact Honda City.

[Read more]

“You Need The Hate to Go With The Love”

British artist Death Spray Custom philosophizes on doing what he wants to do.

SurfCycle

Robbie “Maddo” Maddison shreds Tahitian waves on his dirt bike for “Pipe Dream.”

“Well they have a rule… When an Angel punches a non-Angel all other Angels will participate.”

Hunter S. Thompson, victim of Hell’s Angels bylaw number 10 or 11.

Too Close for Comfort

HOW TO RIDE BITCH

The Motorcycles of Mad Max: Fury Road

mad-max-fury-road-motorcycles-01

Setting trend reports on fire.

[Read more]

Bombs not Drugs

Keiichi Tanaami responds to his work being described as “psychedelic” in this short for his “Motorpsycho” collaboration with RETROSUPERFUTURE.

via, selectism

Models* on Jet Skis

A quick survey

*full-time or have modeled before

City Bike for City Boys

Prime examples from Japan’s mini bike craze of the 70s & 80s.

“Do not react, scream or argue”

brazilian-robbery

A tip from the Sao Paulo police to visiting World Cup fans if they find themselves being robbed. The idea to this approach is to not provoke the robbers into further violence, aka something apparently increasingly common down there, a robbery that ends in murder.

[Read more]

No Alcohol, No Smartphones, No Buses

hells-angels

The secret code of conduct for the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club.

Evel Comes to Cooperville

Evel-Comes-to-Cooperville-01

A new photo book surrounding Evel Knieval’s 1972 trip to Cooperville, Oklahoma.

Available through Done to Death Publications

[Read more]

Looking Like It Was Designed by 1920s Futurists

Johammer-J1-Electric-Motorcycle

Capable of traveling 120 miles on a single charge and reaching speeds of 75mph the Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle is an eye-grabbing entry into the clean transportation sector.

[Read more]

Art, Technology, & Motorcycle

cory-arcangel-ducati-print

“Ducati” is Cory Arcangel’s new edition  for the ICA. The print was made on an old plotter machine using a software program devised to command motors to make a drawing of the racing bike. Even though it’s made by a robot, the print feels like it was hand drawn, with the only human touch actually being the color on the print, which is individually finished by Arcangel.

Available here

Exotic Levels of Stuntin’

‘Kesh Angels is Hassan Hajjaj’s photographic series paying tribute to the culture of motorbikes and scooters amongst the young women of Marrakesh. The show is on view at the Taymour Grahne Gallery in NYC, and is a vibrant subversion of preconceived notions of Arab women.

(thanks Alix!)

Riding In Ruins

Exploring Detroit’s Packard plant on a dirt bike

Black Bike Week