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As a book of interviews and box set of songs from Joni Mitchell’s career are released, long-time fan Sean O’Hagan argues that her run of five classic albums, from Blue in 1971 to Hejira in 1976, surpass the work of her more celebrated male contemporaries<p>“But even on the scuffle, the cleaner’s press …

Three Great Prescription Eye Protectors for the Road

SportRx makes great performance prescription sunglasses and motorcycle goggles, with motorsports representing the number one consumer category at …

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2014 Honda CB1100 / CB1100 Preview | Photos & Specs

<b>2014 Honda CB1100 / CB1100 First Look Review</b><p>In late 2012, Honda announced it was releasing its “retro” styled standard motorcycle – the CB1100 – to …

The Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>Camping<br>• Gear<br>• Off Road<br>• Survival<p>The Redverz Motorcycle Expedition Tent is a Paris-Dakar tested camping solution for people …

Bandit 9 Motorcycles: The Interview

Reading time: about 11 minutes.<p>Custom<br>• Design<br>• Motorcycles<p><i>This is the first in a series of interviews on Silodrome by Alicia Elfving aka MotoLady,</i> …

Everyone's cooking our January cover--spicy pork and mustard green soup. Here's @alasully's version. Recipe: http://www.bonappetit.com/recipe/spicy-pork-and-mustard-green-soup

Yamaha RD250 by Patrick Sauter

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Custom<br>• German<br>• Japanese<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Yamaha<p>This Yamaha RD250 is a phoenix of sorts, it was being sold in Germany on eBay …

Indiegogo Campaign Aims To Create Wireless Charger For iOS Devices

If you believe the reports, Apple is currently working on a way of charging iOS devices using solar panels. If you’re not content to wait, however, and want a quick-and-easy means of charging your iPhone or iPad right now, you might want to consider investing in this Indiegogo crowd funding …

Hazan Motorworks Harley Ironhead

Max Hazan is one of a handful of builders who operate at the intersection of motorcycles and art. It’s a rarefied field: the best-known protagonist is probably Ian Barry of Falcon Motorcycles. But Barry now has some serious competition.<p>Brooklyn-based Hazan is a former boat-builder, and this Harley …

This is what happens when you chop up a perfectly good bike and then have a baby. I love Japanese swords, and this 1976 CB750 wanted to be a Samurai Sword. The tank and fender are full of subtle but sharp plane changes just like a Japanese sword. Many more to follow..

1981 XS650 .. Many more to follow.. thanks Hugh's Hand Built..

Barn-Parked 1959 Monarch Sceptre

This 1959 Monarch Sceptre hardtop coupe is described as a complete original that’s been parked in a barn for 30 years and comes with a parts car. …

Reinvented Wheels Take the Air Out of Your Tires

You hate flats, loathe checking tire pressure, and constantly run your rubber to its breaking point, but despite all those gripes, the lowly tire …

Yamaha Bolt by Chappell Customs

Yamaha has embraced the new wave custom culture by giving its new Bolt to eight builders in North America—and giving them carte blanche to rework the bike. We’ve already seen Roland Sands’ tracker-inspired Bolt, and now it’s the turn of Chappell Customs.<p>Rob Chappell is based in Ontario, Canada and …

Nürburgring Sightings – Subaru-Engined VW Beetle Ringtool

The hoon that I am, I don’t immediately walk to the Lamborghini when I detect something photo-worthy. Nah, when I register a blood orange coloured …

ElGato Honda CB750 Cafe Racer

"Necessity is the mother of invention"- In the world of custom motorcycle building that age old saying often rings true. It's one thing to have an …

1979 Yamaha XS 650

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 'Atom Bomb Special'

Clay Rathburn is one of those builders without a recognizable style. But his bikes are always marvels of craftsmanship, and bear closer inspection.<p>Clay built this machine as an ‘anything goes’ project for his friend (and Atom Bomb webmaster) Adam Green. “Adam lives on an island in New Jersey, and …

The Laverda V6

Reading time: about 21 minutes.<p>Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Italian<br>• Racing<br>• Vintage<p><i>This is the fourth piece in a new series on Silodrome written by the talented</i> …

Thanks Taven.. one of the better bikes we have shot this year.. From one hell of a shop. http://hughshandbuilt.com/

Ducati Monster SR2 800 Café

They call them ‘parts bin specials.’ They’re the bikes that have been thrown together from all the leftovers that the other bike builders didn’t …

BMW R75/6 by Maria Motorcycles

You don’t see many vintage BMWs with red frames. But to my eyes, this R75/6 strangely works. The project comes from Portugal’s Maria Riding Company, and started with an order for a seat.<p>“Our client also had a rebuilt engine and a few other parts,” reports Luis Correia of Maria. “But there was no …

Steve McQueen’s First Motorcycle

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>American<br>• Indian<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Style<p>Steve McQueen is one of those men who are forever going to be synonymous with gasoline …

Honda CJ360T by Digital Directiv

Most builders dread dealing with the electrics on a bike. But not Joe Tessitore of Portland-based Digital Directiv, a mad scientist operation focused on bringing vintage bikes up to date with modern electrical technology.<p>“Builders don’t usually talk about upgraded electrical systems or modern …