Sideburn Magazine has grown in popularity since it’s conception and in part thanks to it’s bat shit crazy Dirt Quake event, well…they went one step further in the Italian Alps and threw a load of dirt track bikes on ice and let loose – Snow Quake was born.
When I had a comment from Ian Bordeaux on a recent post I’d written The Race of Gentlemen asking for me to go and check out his video, I thought here we go another spammer wanting to show me how to improve ranking, how wrong was I…
Ian’s documentary The Race to TROG focuses on BMX’er Heath Pinter and his 8 month 1928 Ford Roadster build for the Race of Gentlemen. Check it out for yourselves and enjoy the ride Heath took to get to TROG.
Z Dream is the beginning of something very special. Sung Kang from Fast and Furious joins forces with fellow car guys to transform a Datsun 240z into a street prowling Japanese badass. This is a series to keep your eye on and watch the build unfold. The car affectionally known as FuguZ will be unveiled at SEMA this year.
Goodwood Festival of Speed is like no other and the 2015 edition was no let down. A festival of all things motoring in the picturesque Goodwood estate – the event celebrates all generations and genres of motorsport from four wheel drive hoonigan drifting badness to the cream of F1.
The Bike Shed London 2015 had been on my radar for a while since seeing the coverage from the 2014 instalment of the event dedicated to custom motorcycles and culture. I can’t confess to a be a rider but I can appreciate craftmanship and machinery like the next man and there was wall to wall engineering perfection.
Carnival, The Coca Cobana and stylish Football are all things associated with the exotic intoxicating in your face flair of Brazil…For us Brits however the South American Nation’s car industry is anything but flair and isn’t something that we fully appreciate or understand, but, it is more far reaching than we think or even care to believe.
Derelict Cars is an off shoot of the more well known Icon 4×4 in Sunny California. Icon are known for taking classic FJ Toyota Land Cruisers and underpinning them with modern chassis and running gear while maintaining that timeless aesthetic. Jonathan Ward the brain child behind Icon has taken the same thinking and applied it to beat up old Yank classics.
Mercedes Benz Motoring – Self Preservation
Cool Hunting are at it again this time with a neat little short on a Mercedes Benz preservation purist. As a corporate drop out determined to get away from punching keyboards all his days from behind a desk – J.G Francis followed his love for cars and started Mercedes Benz Motoring.
You’re either a car guy or your not and I’m of the opinion you develop your passion in your early years and even more so when you start getting behind the wheel. More often than that you are influenced by your friends or family, and a love for a marque can strongly be decided by that influence. Which ever route you take your passion is often already partially laid for you.
The Porsche 912 get’s a lot of love on these pages and when Petrolicious popped up with this gem of a piece everything was dropped, earphones were plumbed into ears, volume turned up and lights turned down, the Petrolicious films are ones you really need to get into and absorb everything the edits ooze.