Sunday, March 1, 2015


Here's a glimpse back at our late 1970's catalog archive that introduced a new "Gold Series" collection. Our collection covered everything from flat track and trials boots to road racing and casual street riding boots. 

As always we enlisted the help of top athletes to ensure that our equipment performed to the highest standards and of course to integrate their feedback into the development of our products. 

Friday, February 27, 2015


BMW's R nineT begs to be customized, and accessory manufacturer Rizoma are experts at that. They've taken that brawny boxer engined bike, and made into a striking modern cafe racer. 

In traditional Rizoma style the bike is metallic, modern and refined. Yet it's clearly a cafe racer with it's aggressive stance and riding position it's designed to be at home corner carving or on display at a coffee shop. 

Sunday, February 15, 2015


Ducati's bringing back a modern version of their Scrambler, but Analog Motorcycles decided to bring bang the classic Ducati Scrambler as a Super Scrambler we think it looks amazing.

They assure us it's no show queen either, it's ready to tackle the off-road obstacles and promise to have a video that proves this. We can't wait.


Wednesday, February 4, 2015


Before all the fun of a riding a motorcycle can start, there is a sequence, a ritual, that provides you with a sense comfort. Putting on your jacket, helmet and gloves gives you some sense of security before you hit the roads.

We all understand and appreciate functional equipment, but we can especially appreciate beautiful and functional equipment. 

Custom Lids provides gorgeously hand painted helmets with unique designs, anything from golden Koi fish, to Mexican skull art and of course Steve McQueen.

Learn more about Custom Lids.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Kaffee Maschine: Le Mans 3

Founded in 1912 Moto Guzzi is one of the oldest motorcycle manufacturers, and with their distinct transverse V-twin engine layout one of the most instantly recognizable bikes in the world. Companies like Kaffee Maschine have taken a bike like the Le Mans III and crafted an amazingly simple and beautiful bike. Engine, Tank, wheels and seat, what else do you need?

See this and other stunning machines at: Kaffee Maschine

Friday, January 23, 2015

Wednesday, January 7, 2015


Massimo Tamburini is well known for designing the iconic and popular Ducati 916 in the early 1990's. But before the 916, while working at Bimota in the 70's he designed the HB1.

The HB1, although it wasn't his most beautiful design still has incredible significance. It was this design that created Bimota's reputation for taking a Japanese engine and bolting it to better frame and design than what the Japanese manufacturers of the day could make.

The result was a powerful motor with the style and attention to detail that only Mr. Tamburini could bring.

Here's a write up on Massimo from Benzina