Mauro Spinelli’s artworks have been made using magazines, newspapers, leaflets and other paper scraps. 37 year-old Mauro lives and works in Monte San Giusto,Italy. Check out more images and the video too. Continue reading →
Motorcycle Live – which is taking place this week at The NEC, Birmingham – today hosted an official Guinness World Record attempt by BMX riders Kye Forte and Kona Hellier, with Hellier successfully setting a brand new record for a BMX High Jump, clearing the bar at 6.68 metres.
The two riders went head-to-head in front of an excited crowd in an attempt to beat the existing Guinness World Record for a BMX High jump of 6.38m, held by Forte. The riders were allowed three tries each and it was Forte who was the first to set a new record with a jump of 6.48m. Continue reading →
Meet Max Hazan. Since he was young, he has been fascinated with putting things together, especially motorcycles. But he’s much more than your typical “gear head.” Max Hazan builds custom motorcycles. By hand. In this installment of FI:c’s collaborative film series with Cinema Mercantile, we can see the hand-crafted artistry behind Max’s creative process. This story was filmed at Hazan Motorworks in Green Point, Brooklyn and was shot using the Canon C-100.
Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda RC213V) won the 2013 MotoGP World Championship in superb style at Valencia on Sunday when he finished the season finale in third place. The result secured him a historic crown – he is now the youngest premier-class king in history – by four points from Jorge Lorenzo (Yamaha) at the end of a thrilling and fascinating championship campaign. Marquez’s brilliance gives Honda its 16th riders’ title, three decades after its first premier-class crown won by Freddie Spencer in 1983. Continue reading →
If you’re a fan of customized Yamahas, you’re probably also a big fan of Doc’s Chops. Owned by Greg Hageman, the American XV-focussed shop (which has since been renamed to Hageman Motorcycles) recently took part in a build-off organized by Yamaha America to create the awesome-st 2014 Star Bolt. And even though it’s not an XV, Greg’s piece of art went on to win the competition, which included big names like Roland Sands Design and Jesse Rooke. Continue reading →
A stunning lap of 1’55.527 beat reigning World Champion Jorge Lorenzo’s 2012 pole position record of 1’55.799 to secure Cal Crutchlow top spot in Brno’s qualifying by well over 0.2s. Crutchlow started Q2 brimming with confidence after a best lap of 1’56.156 saw him also set the fastest time in free practice. His sixth lap of the 15-minute session was a record-breaking stunner, the 27-year-old improving by over 0.6s to secure him a second premier class pole position after he claimed top spot in qualifying at Assen in June. Continue reading →
Check out this edit that DC SHOES Europe put together of Madars Apse, Josef Scott, and the EU team from their skate trip to Dubai, UAE.
Philly Throttle follows the turbulent lives of vintage bike builder Adam Cramer and his motley crew of mechanics as they restore, repair, and flip motorcycles at Liberty Vintage Cycles in Philadelphia. Pressing deadlines, finicky customers, tight budgets, and new employees all add to the chaos as Adam navigates the perils of owning a small business in one of the roughest corners of Philadelphia—Fishtown. Continue reading →
On this episode of The Downshift, we catch up with Monster Mike Schultz. During a snocross event in 2008, Mike had a terrible accident and was forced to have his leg amputated. He returned to action 7 months after his accident with a prosthetic leg dubbed the Moto Knee which he designed and won an X Games Silver Medal in Adaptive Moto X. In the next few years he would go on to win 4 X Games Gold Medals and has started his own company Biodapt which he helps other like him get back to what they love. Continue reading →