Stay True Magazine is a fantastic, new online publication centred around classic, no bullshit motorcycling. Issue 3 of the free digital magazine was just released and if you like bikes, photography and racing, you’re going to want to see it. Seriously.
If only meeting women was as easy as pulling up in a 4 door late ’70s Opel with some sideburns on your face and a shirt that’d make Jackson Pollock blush.
This is another one of those mystery photographs where I ask you, our learned readers, to let us know what motorcycle model that this and if any of you have any backstory on the picture in question.
The Expedition Wooden Tripod is built in Germany by Berlebach, it’s made from sustainably harvested ash wood, the wood acts as a natural vibration damper making it an ideal material for this particular use.
This fantastic, action packed photograph was taken on the football pitch of Crystal Palace in London in 1923. The gentlemen in the picture are clearly enjoying a hotly contested game of football with a small crowd of spectators looking on through a haze of burnt gasoline.
No matter what you happen to look like, never let anyone tell you you shouldn’t be riding a motorcycle and smiling.
There’s something about this photo that just makes me smile. The blasé body language of the guy on the right just does it for me.
I just love the look of this motorcycle, the cylindrical fuel tank, the air-cooled thumper, the swept back handlebars and that fantastic front suspension.
“The Flying Merkel” has to be one of the greatest names ever given to a motorcycle manufacturer, in fact I can’t think of one better.
As a guy with solid British heritage I think it only fitting to mention the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee this week, this is a post-WWII photograph of then Princess Elizabeth with her favourite corgi, sitting in what I think is a Rolls-Royce.
I’m going to need someone to explain, or try to explain, what the hell is going on in this picture. Click the image for the large size.
Airships represent an alternative form of air transport that I secretly wish was far more commonplace. I’d happily spend 5 days cruising across the Atlantic on a luxurious cruise between London and New York and I’m sure I’m not the only one.