The Glory Days of British Motorbikes is a fantastic, hour long documentary about the golden age of British motorcycles, mods, rockers and cafe racers. The film is part of the BBC Timeshift Series, all of which are worth watching, however this particular episode is going to be quite appealing to you if you’re a regular reader of Silodrome.
The vintage-style MX jersey collection over at Reign VMX is one of my favourite recent discoveries, the jersey you see pictured above is the classic Martini design worn by men like Roger DeCoster and Joel Robert in the early ’70s. Each one is made using modern micro-birdseye vented, moisture wicking fabric with period-correct foam padded elbows and a drop-tail cut in the back to keep your jersey tucked in. They’re designed to fit over standard MX armour and they look a damn sight better than the fluorescent green ‘Monster Energy Drink’ labelled nonsense that you see in modern MX competition. Grab yours here
The Women’s Moto Exhibit by Lanakila MacNaughton is a photographic exhibition centred around female motorcyclists, I’ve included some of her images here to give you a glimpse of what you’ll see at the brick and mortar exhibition on the 22nd of December at the Riverside Art Museum in Riverside, California. There are due to be additional shows in other locations and if you’d like to contact Lanakila about hosting an exhibition, you can visit her website here. Bio: Lanakila MacNaughton My name is Lanakila MacNaughton. I was born and raised in Portland Oregon. My mother was a florist and my father a builder. I was immersed in the arts early on by my mother who studied art history in college and was very passionate about all mediums and forms of visual expression. I picked up my first camera by the age of 17, a Nikon D50. From there I started experimenting with film and lighting. I shot for 2 years only on a Holga which is a toy camera, still to this day one of my favorite cameras. I gradually moved up to a Hasselblad CM, a medium format 60 year old manual camera. The entire show is shot on […]
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