THE BOLT

CONTACT! FOR THE LOVE OF SPEED.
February 12, 2019

CONTACT! FOR THE LOVE OF SPEED.

A photo story: Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

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AHRMA FEMALE ROADRACER OF THE YEAR
August 04, 2017

AHRMA FEMALE ROADRACER OF THE YEAR

Racing these vintage machines attracts some real characters with encyclopedia amounts of stories and knowledge. There are so many ups and downs on any given race weekend and the bonds that form from going through them together is unique and profound. 

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IN THE SHADOW OF GIANTS
July 05, 2017

IN THE SHADOW OF GIANTS

If Mel rules the day, though, it’s Sara that rules the starting line. For as much as we’re here to see the kicking up of the sand and the streaking roar of the race, it’s the dancing drop of the flag that we’ll remember.

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NEVER MORE PRESENT
April 09, 2017

NEVER MORE PRESENT

“It’s the one place I know where there’s isn’t anything but what is at that very moment … and that’s extraordinary.”

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THE 'ONE' TO SEE
February 18, 2017

THE 'ONE' TO SEE

The collection has a little bit of everything. Purists can drool over perfectly restored examples of vintage, off-the-line perfection. Fabricators can drop jaws and rubberneck to see every fantastic detail of handcrafted, one-off customs that both inspire and dismay with their sheer audacity.

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TROG WEST - 2016
November 14, 2016

TROG WEST - 2016

The moment I first learned about The Race of Gentlemen I knew I would some day have to make it to the sands, most likely with a vintage camera in hand, donning some old-timey apparel.

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FEELING THE NEED FOR TWEED
October 03, 2016

FEELING THE NEED FOR TWEED

The event, now in its 5th year, is a worldwide success consisting of throngs of classic motorcycle enthusiasts all eagerly embracing the mantra, “Ride Dapper.”

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THE GREATEST RACE ON EARTH
June 17, 2016

THE GREATEST RACE ON EARTH

This year was different… Louder, faster, and meaner machines were flying down the beach fighting to be the first past the finish line.

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ART THAT REALLY MOVES
April 26, 2016

ART THAT REALLY MOVES

A little of everything has found its way into the traveling gallery, from whimsical water colors, to looser graphite illustrations, to a stark gold and black silkscreened printing. 

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FOLLOW ME TO SPEED DELUXE
February 22, 2016

FOLLOW ME TO SPEED DELUXE

We wanted to create a destination where men and women want to come hang out, look at cool moto and bicycle stuff and have the opportunity to buy high-quality, American-made products.

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THE DUDE
December 24, 2015

THE DUDE

A great thing about doing this, I’m not held down to projections of making numbers or any of that other “business” stuff. I just work with what I’m doing and if I have an idea about something, I pursue it.

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PAPERBIKES NYC
November 04, 2015

PAPERBIKES NYC

Figuring out how to build papercraft models of anything, but mostly cars and bikes as a little kid gave me freedom to build any toy I wanted with the most basic of supplies. There is simply no feeling like creating something with your own hands...

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THE RACE OF GENTLEMAN - 2015
October 16, 2015

THE RACE OF GENTLEMAN - 2015

With the Vegas-like neon signs hanging over the motels and diners of the 1950’s Doo-wop era, the old town of Wildwood is the perfect setting for a group of vintage race cars and motorbikes.

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LEFT FIELD NYC
October 07, 2015

LEFT FIELD NYC

I really loved the detail and craftmanship of antiques and all the weird obsessive people that went with it.

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REBELS WITH A CAUSE
October 04, 2015

REBELS WITH A CAUSE

Setting out on a Manhattan route to turn heads and stop traffic up and down the borough, the roar of the crowd could actually be heard over the engines (true gentlemen indeed).

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THE PIANO MAN'S MAN
September 02, 2015

THE PIANO MAN'S MAN

We got word that Billy Joel, yes Mr. Piano Man, had opened up a custom motorcycle shop titled 20th Century Cycles in the small north shore town.

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WHO THE **** IS THE SELVEDGE YARD?
July 21, 2015

WHO THE **** IS THE SELVEDGE YARD?

This is a store for young and old, all walks of life. You can come in and buy a locally made gift, cool clothes, vintage, or a piece of art or photography of The Race of Gentlemen races in Wildwood, NJ.

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THE ROAD TO HANDBUILT
July 07, 2015

THE ROAD TO HANDBUILT

I was in Austin, TX for the 2014 show, gawking at the custom builds and shiny examples of eye-popping form and heart-pounding function, leaving me totally impressed, inspired and with one over-riding thought, “I want to be part of this.”

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BIG SID'S BLACK SHADOW
May 31, 2015

BIG SID'S BLACK SHADOW

His mind still sharp, Sid looked at them appreciatively and then said to me, "You are going to build this one on your own." 

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