ART + DESIGN

Tough on the Streets!

By Peter Henshaw: Edited by Paul d'Orléans Street scrambler – lovely name, isn’t it? Evoking images of a rugged machine to thread between rows of snarled traffic, bunny hop off over gridlock and power up the nearest set of steps to park – cool as you like – in front of the office. The street scrambler’s prime time was the late 1960s and early ‘70s, when motorcycles were selling a movie-fed dream. Films like The Great Escape and On Any Sunday hinted that bikes could leap their way to freedom, and that an endless summer of dirt paths...

Moto Major: Italy Reinvents the Motorcycle

It created a sensation when first shown in 1947, and remains a thing of intrigue...

Through Jodi’s Eyes

Jodi Johnson has the hardest job in racing: the wife of a professional flat...

David Martinez: Bonneville 2019

Photographer and filmmaker David Martinez has shot 3 films for The Vintagent,...

Martin Chambi: “I Am Not Hispanic: I am Pre-Hispanic.”

Photographer Martin Chambi was the first native Peruvian to document his people,...

‘Shared Lady Beetle’: the Sweetest Rebuke

Beijing's LUO Studio designed an evocative, hand-fabricated mobile children's...

Selling Speed

The motorcycle industry has always 'sold speed' as a primary impulse, while...

Oberdan Bezzi: Analog Designer for the Digital Age

Oberdan Bezzi is famous on the internet as an independent motorcycle designer,...

Heidi Zumbrun on Exhibit

Heidi Zumbrun's compelling photos of moto and surf culture seen recently at the...

Denis Sire

NSFW! Legendary French motoring cartoonist Denis Sire has died. Famous for his...

Tom Sachs: ‘The Pack’

Acclaimed conceptual artist Tom Sachs has a new exhibit at Vito Schnabel Gallery...