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…

R nine T Custom Project: the builders

It’s not often that we get an insight into the minds and work processes of Japan’s custom motorcycle builders. The language barrier is simply too…

Interview: Edgar Heinrich

The man in charge of motorcycle design at BMW Motorrad right now is Edgar Heinrich. He’s the new boss of the company’s Design Studio, after…

Interview: Massimo Bordi

Massimo Bordi is one of the most illustrious engineers in motorcycling history. He developed the 4-valve Ducati Desmo engine in the mid-80s, designed the Ducati…

Interview: Miguel Galluzzi

Miguel Galluzzi is the man who created the Ducati Monster, a bike that started life as a “parts bin special”. It’s now one of the…

Interview: Denny Berg of Cobra Engineering

The highlight of the recent Indianapolis Dealer Expo, that yearly gathering of America’s motorcycle aftermarket industry, was a 20-bike display in the Cobra Engineering booth.…

Interview: Pierre Terblanche

South African-born Pierre Terblanche is one of the most influential motorcycle designers in the world today. He’s most famous for his Ducati designs, such as…

Interview: Charley Boorman

As one of the stars of Long Way Round and Long Way Down, Charley Boorman has become a popular ambassador for motorcycling. Although he was…

Interview: Ola Stenegärd

I’ve always imagined BMW Motorrad designers to be technicians in white lab coats. So I was surprised to discover that the leader of BMW’s motorcycle…

Interview: Kevin Ash

Update: Kevin Ash died on January 22, 2013, after an accident during a motorcycle press launch in South Africa. This interview was published in November…

Interview: Tim Stevens

If you like gadgets and tech, you’ll know the website Engadget. Famous for its obsessive coverage of everything new, it attracts a staggering six million…