ART + DESIGN

Walt Siegl: High Performance Attaché

Cell phones don’t work in rural New Hampshire, which is fine with Walt Siegl after 20 years of living and working in New York City.  He’s nearly off the grid, and out of the hubbub where he founded Walt Siegl Motorcycles (WSM), but hardly out of the limelight.  His career arc is definitely unique, from art-school dropout in Austria, to part-time endurance racer in France, to toolmaking engineer in Germany, to project manager in the Soviet Union, to Austrian cultural attaché in NYC, finally landing on two wheels as a career, after decades of…

The Roads Less Traveled: Bernard Testemale

Bernard Testemale's extraordinary wet plate portraits are on exhibit at RAW…

Valen Zhou: The Railway Engineer

Valen Zhou spent whole nights working on his second custom motorcycle, to…

A Suzuki Hayabusa from Paper

Like meditation, the art of modeling is a kind of prayer, and the ultimate…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Shinya Kimura

Shinya Kimura is the legendary motorcycle artisan who first came to worldwide…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Paul d’Orléans

Paul d'Orléans is publisher of The Vintagent, guest curator at the Petersen…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Max Hazan

Maxwell Hazan is a motorcycle artist extraordinaire who burst on the custom…

Deep Dive: Brian Wismann, Zero Motorcycles

The Zero FXE is a step up for Zero in industrial design and visual…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Megs Braap

For this edition of Motorcycle Portraits, we have Megan Griffiths, better known…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Bobbee Singh

"My name is Bobbee Singh. I make motorcycles in India, I have a company called…