ART + DESIGN

Adventures in Guzziland

The Avignon Motor Festival celebrates all powered vehicles, and is an understated, still-growing event, run over 3 days, with around 50,000 visitors.  Tanks, cars, boats, planes, trucks, tractors, farm equipment, and motorcycles; this year (Ed- this was 2011) with a beyond-killer display of Moto Guzzis, including precious factory Grand Prix machines from the Moto Guzzi Museum.  Also included were production bikes from all years: a mouth-watering display of exotica from the 1920s-1950s.  Enjoy these 'vintage' iPhone2 photos! The stunning 1956…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Dave Roper

He's the king of vintage racing, the first American to win an Isle of Man TT of…

LA vs NYC with Diego Mannino

He grew up in LA, but came of age in NYC in the tattoo and custom motorcycle…

Bobby Garey and the Brooklyn Bike Scene

Bobby Garey and his pal Ray Abeyta lived and worked at the Works Engineering…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Hugo Eccles

Hugo Eccles is an industrial designer who's chosen motorcycles as his primary…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Sinje Gottwald

Sinje Gottwald has spent the past 5 years traveling the world solo on a…

Book Review: Ezy Ryders

Ezy Riders deserves a place beside Danny Lyons' The Bikeriders, with statements…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Ashley Myhre

There's a belief you have to be extraordinary as a woman riding the world. But…

The Motorcycle Portraits: J Shia

J Shia's work and motorcycle customization shop Madhouse Motors has been…

Art and the Motorcycle (3): Linocuts for the Future!

‘Speedway’ is perhaps the most Modernist motorcycle image of all, with the…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Michael LaFountain

I look down and there's a motorcycle grip sticking out of the ground! I started…