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Pure Escapism: South To Sian motorcycle and surf film by Deus Ex Machina

Pure Escapism: South To Sian by Deus Ex Machina


Deus Ex Machina has always celebrated the spaces where motorcycling and surfing co-exist. And this breathtaking film takes the escapism to a new level, set against the surreal backdrop of Indonesia. Directed by award-winning photographer Dustin Humphrey, South to Sian blends elements of a bike film, surf film and travel documentary into one awe-inspiring experience.

IOM TT: A New Film On The World's Most Dangerous Race

A New Film On The World’s Most Dangerous Race

The Isle of Man TT has claimed the lives of 246 competitors since 1911. It’s the most dangerous sporting event in the world—but year after year, the racers return. We’ve all seen the GoPro footage on YouTube and the heart-stopping crashes. But no one has examined the fatal attraction of the IOM TT: just why…

Motorcycle documentary: The Greasy Hands Preachers

Action! Vimeo launches 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.

Six of the best recent motorcycle films, from Dana Brown, Scott Pommier and Henrik Hansen.

6 motorcycle films worth watching

The fine art of the motorcycle film has hit a speed hump in recent years. Raw and gritty paens to the alternative lifestyle are harder to find. And easy access to broadcast-quality DSLR recording has caused a rise in quantity rather than quality. But it’s not all showers of sparks from angle grinders, or softly-spoken…

Motorcycle resto: all together now

One of the delights of restoring a motorcycle is putting it all back together again. It’s like building a jigsaw—complete with the inevitable frustrations of…

Motorcycle restoration: The engine

A motorcycle engine is a thing of beauty: A compact mechanical symphony, engineered with precision. And one of the most satisfying jobs during a motorcycle…

Motorcycle restoration: wheels

Anyone who’s taken on a large-scale motorcycle restoration runs into an “Aw—f*ck” moment at some point. The best-laid plans can unravel, or get held up…

Motorcycle restoration: the frame

In last week’s Saturday Sessions episode David Browning and E3 Motorcycles got their hands dirty with breaking down and reconditioning the Honda CB550. The first…

Motorcycle reconditioning

In last week’s Saturday Sessions, we saw E3 Motorcycles tearing down a Honda CB550. This week, it’s time for the messy business of motorcycle reconditioning—inspecting,…