5 Essential Motorcycle Books: Part 2

Top 5 Motorcycle Books

  This is the second part in our 3 part series, if you’d like to see the five books in part 1 you can click here. I’ve been steering clear of the more mechanical/technical books until the third part in the series – so don’t worry too much! As always, I rely on recommendations from…

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5 Essential Motorcycle Books: Part 1

Top 5 Motorcycle Books List

Defining exactly what a “motorcycle book” is isn’t as easy as it may sound, do you include only books that are about motorcycles? Or do you also include books that encompass the wider community of motorcyclists including adventures, philosophy, history and photography? For me, that latter definition hit the nail on the head – so…

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BMW Monolever by Flat Racer

BMW Monolever 4

Flat Racer is a boutique London-based company that produces some eye-catching accessories for vintage BMW motorcycles, the bike you see above started life as a stock 1990 BMW Monolever before being kitted out in a new full-fairing – giving it an entirely new lease on life. When the team at Flat Racer set out to…

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BMW R80RT Monolever Scrambler

BMW R80RT Scrambler 2

I have a rapidly growing soft spot for BMW Scramblers, there’s something about a vintage boxer engine paired with chunky tires that just seems right – even though I’m sure BMW purists would froth at the mouth if they heard me say that out loud. The scrambler you see here is the work of VDBMOTO, it…

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Bishop by Bandit 9

Bishop by Bandit 9

Daryl from Bandit 9 has quickly earned himself some hefty respect throughout the custom motorcycle scene, he consistently turns out motorcycles that catch the eye so forcefully they’ll almost snap your neck. He’s recently shifted their primary focus to limited edition production runs, the first was EVE, a bike we featured here on Silodrome in its…

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Evel Knievel Wallpaper

Evel Knievel

“Bones heal, pain is temporary and chicks dig scars” – Evel Knievel Although no one will ever accuse Evel Knievel of being on par with Shakespeare, you do have to admit that the man had a way with words. He still owns a place in the Guinness Book of World Records as being the man…

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EVE by Bandit 9 Motorcycles

Honda SS Custom Motorcycle

Some of you may remember EVE, it’s a custom motorcycle we featured a few months ago when the first renderings were released by the team at Bandit 9 motorcycles. It was planned that 9 EVEs would be built to customer specification, each would look remarkably similar but the engine size would vary from 90cc to…

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Honda CM400 by Junior Burrell

Honda Custom Motorcycle 1

Custom motorcycles that have hand built fairings always draw a little extra attention from me, I love naked bikes and classic cafe racers but there’s something genuinely captivating about a sheet of metal that’s been hammered into a landscape of curves designed to bend the wind around itself. The faired bike you see here is…

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20 Essential Motorcycle Films

Top Motorcycle Movies

This list of 20 motorcycle films is a collection of my personal favourites, it includes both feature films and documentaries from the 1950s right the way through to 2014, you’ll have seen some of them and not seen others (probably) so take a scroll through and see what you like. Not all of these films…

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