Action! Vimeo launches The Greasy Hands Preachers

Motorcycle documentary: The Greasy Hands Preachers
This weekend, the definitive film about the new wave custom scene is released to the public.

Following its premiere at the San Sebastian film festival, The Greasy Hands Preachers is going global with Vimeo. From Sunday you can stream and download the 90-minute documentary—and you can pre-book right now. Read more »

The Black Douglas: A Two-Wheeled Morgan

Like a two-wheeled Morgan: the Sterling Mk 5 from The Black Douglas Motorcycle Co.
Fabio Cardoni is a man after our own hearts. “Steel is more beautiful than plastic, and simplicity is more appealing than complexity,” he says.

Sig. Cardoni runs The Black Douglas Motorcycle Company, which makes the vintage-styled machine you see here. Called the Sterling, it’s the two-wheeled equivalent of a Morgan car: a coachbuilt vehicle with the charisma and craftsmanship of a bygone age. Read more »

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The Hunter: A Scrambler With Extra Firepower

The Hunter: A Scrambler With Extra Firepower

The Triumph Scrambler’s biggest selling point is its looks. It might not be the strongest contender in the performance department, but it has a nostalgic appeal that few others can match. And it’s easy to upgrade. This stunning Triumph Scrambler was built by Erne’s Euromotos—a… Read more »

BMW K 1600 GTL Project: The Builders

BMW K 1600 GTL Project: The Builders

Harley-Davidson dominates the heavyweight custom scene in Japan: many of the top builders work on no other marque. But BMW has just disrupted that paradigm with its ‘Ignite Straight 6’ project: it’s given its luxury K 1600 GTL tourer to two of Japan’s most esteemed… Read more »

BMW K1600 GTL Custom Project

BMW K1600 GTL Custom Project

At the Osaka Motorcycle Show, BMW Japan has just thrown the wraps off two extreme customs based on the K1600 GTL. That’s the range-topping luxury tourer, a road-going spaceship powered by a 1649cc inline six—and probably packed with more electronics than any other motorcycle on… Read more »

Red Alert: Down & Out’s Triumph Bonneville SE

Red Alert: Down & Out’s Triumph Bonneville SE

Down & Out probably isn’t the most auspicious name for a business. But Shaun Walker sleeps easy at night: business at his Sheffield, England workshop is booming. For the past 15 years, Shaun has been building very tidy, sharp-looking customs. He works mostly on older… Read more »

Running Lean: Fuel Motorcycles’ sleek R65

Running Lean: Fuel Motorcycles’ sleek R65

‘Svelte’ is not a word that sits comfortably in the BMW design language. These days, the machines that roll out of BMW Motorradwerk in Berlin are best described as imposing—or in the case of the sportbikes, angular. It wasn’t always that way, though. The R65… Read more »

The Walking Dead: The Daryl Dixon Motorcycle

The Walking Dead: The Daryl Dixon Motorcycle

EXCLUSIVE If you have a television in your house, you probably know AMC’s The Walking Dead. If you’re blessed with a strong constitution, you may even be watching it. It’s a post-apocalyptic drama series that scores millions of viewers for every episode. And unlike most… Read more »