Volte Face: Walt Siegl goes electric

Walt Siegl builds dream machines. They’re analog fantasies on two wheels: limited edition European thoroughbreds packed with unobtanium components and clothed with impossibly beautiful bodywork. Bucket list material for the discerning petrolhead. But Walt has…

Road Tested: the Icon 1000 Nightbreed collection

Portland-based Icon Motorsports traditionally makes in-your-face riding gear with a strong street hooligan vibe. But their Icon 1000 label walks a slightly different path. That apparel is much stealthier, riding the line between casual and…

A 21st century update for the classic BMW…

Custom motorcycles are often criticized for putting aesthetics over functionality. But performance is still at the top of the list for builders like Analog Motorcycles, who have just completed this ride-focused BMW R90/6. The Chicago-based…

Trick: A BMX-style SYM from Hide Work Custom

Growing up, I had a special bond with my BMX. It was my ticket to autonomy, freedom, and independence, and my 20-inch represented a distilled version of everything I later came to love about motorbikes…

Ride Review – Triumph Scrambler 1200 XE

I had mixed emotions about missing the press launch. Triumph was hell-bent on proving their Scrambler 1200 had the cajones to tackle serious terrain. To do this they let the motorcycling press loose at an…