Brian Fischer

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The Best Scotch to Buy on a Budget

I've always felt intimidated by Scotch. Unlike some other spirits, it has an air of prestige, like you can't belong to the club of <i>true connoisseurs</i> unless you have oodles of cash to dole out on rare bottlings and have a smoking jacket or two hanging in your closet.<p>Luckily, as a member of the …

How to Throw a Chinese New Year Dumpling Party

From wrappers and fillings to dipping sauces, all you need to know to make dumplings for Chinese New Year, courtesy of Beijing's Black Sesame Kitchen<p>Even before the metaphorical Chinese New Year's ball drops this Saturday night, families across China (and around the world) will already be stuffed …

Food & Dining

Bill Costello's immaculate BMW R100RT custom

Four years ago, Bill Costello became a big name in the classic BMW world. He’d restored a 1958 BMW R50 as a tribute to his father, and before he knew it, the bike was on the cover of three magazines. Bill was even flown to Germany to meet BMW’s top brass.<p>“Then people started asking me about my next …

‘83 BMW R80 - Down & Out Café Racers

It’s the worst possible scenario for any bike builder. A project for someone ‘in the industry’. What chance have you got to satisfy a customer who’s …

Top 5 BMW R-Series, Part Two

Our first BMW R-series Top 5 received mixed reactions. Some of you loved our selection, while others wondered why their favorites didn’t make the list. The truth is, narrowing down a selection of one’s favorite customs of a particular marque to just five is pretty challenging. Especially when …

Motorcycles

2013 BMW F800GT

When BMW introduced its midsize sports tourer the F800ST in 2006 it immediately sparked a debate amongst owners and aficionados as to what exactly it …

BMW R100/S

In the 1970s, BMW had a reputation for producing reliable but somewhat stodgy touring motorcycles. Then in 1977, the Bavarians suddenly got sexy back. The R100/7 and well-reviewed R100/S were BMW’s first liter-class bikes, with stiffened frames that transformed the handling and extra grunt from …

BMW R75/7 by Clutch Custom

Building a custom motorcycle is about judgment: knowing what to change, what to leave alone, and when to stop. It’s about proportions, lines and shapes. The balance between color and leather, paint and metal, gloss and matte.<p>It’s a fiendishly difficult mix to get right, and requires a keen eye as …

Concept Ninety at Goodwood

<b>BMW</b> Motorrad will be celebrating their 90th anniversary at the prestigious Goodwood Festival of Speed this weekend. 40 historic and current BMW …

Fischer MRX - Korean-American Supersport

Image Source<p>Lets say you want to buy a middleweight twin-cylinder sportbike. Think for a moment of how many options you have. No, not the Ducati 848 …

Triumph aiming for 400mph

THE Triumph name is to return to the land speed record arena with the newly announced Castrol Rocket – a carbon-fibre streamliner powered by two …

Moto Guzzi 1000 SP

There are three brands I always associate with the glory days of motorcycling in the 1970s: Honda, Triumph and Moto Guzzi. Four decades on, their bikes still have an enduring appeal for custom builders.<p>Honda may have lost its way in the charisma stakes of late, but Moto Guzzi still has a hotline to …

Triumph Bonneville Custom by Ton Up Garage

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>British<br>• Custom<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Retro<br>• Triumph<p>The modern Triumph Bonneville, released in 2001 to much critical acclaim, is based …