The new Icon 1000 Collection

Nimbus Model C

If Harley is a household name in the US, the Scandinavian equivalent is Nimbus. The Danish brand is familiar to people who have never even thrown a leg over a motorcycle; created by vacuum cleaner manufacturer Fisker & Nielsen, it became the chosen transport for the Danish army, postal service and police. The best-known Nimbus…

The Dumb Way Round

Norwegians have always had the travel bug. After all, they discovered Iceland in the 9th century and, as Vikings, spent a good amount of time raiding the British Isles. Upholding this fine tradition over a thousand years later are Tormod Amlien and Klaus Ulvestad: as we speak, they’re circumnavigating the globe on two ancient Danish…

Nimbus bobber motorcycle

In Denmark, everybody knows Nimbus motorcycles. They were built between 1919 and 1960 by a company that also made the Nilfisk vacuum cleaner, and today they have a reputation for being reliable if unassuming transportation. This custom Nimbus bobber, however, is very different. Two years ago, Kim Scholer spent two months touring Japan on it,…