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VALENTINO ROSSI

 

“Riding a bike is like an art, something you do because you feel something inside.”

100-Year History of the World’s Most Insane Motorcycle Race

100-Year History of the World’s Most Insane Motorcycle Race

More than 100 years on and thrill seekers still venture to the Isle of Man every summer for the same reason the gentlemen of 1907 did, the Tourist Trophy more commonly known as the Isle of Man TT. It was the spirit of competition and advancement that brought the...

BAD LAB X BOON SIEW HONDA RACING TEAM ‘MAN-GINEERED FOR POWER’

BAD LAB X BOON SIEW HONDA RACING TEAM ‘MAN-GINEERED FOR POWER’

It was a monumental landmark event today for BAD LAB as they launched and officially announced their latest endeavour, this time in the world of motorsports, partnering with BOON SIEW HONDA RACING TEAM, to launch a campaign aptly named ‘MAN-GINEERED FOR POWER’. The...

The Legacy of Arlen Ness: The American Avant-garde Motorcycle Designer

The Legacy of Arlen Ness: The American Avant-garde Motorcycle Designer

Arlen Ness. A name well-known throughout the motorcycle industry. Having pioneered the world of custom motorcycle builds. Known and acclaimed for his low-body bikes, outlandish paintworks and gold trims, it’s hard to not double-take an Arlen bike. They are undoubtedly...

Lusting Over Triumph ‘Seven Star 7’ by Heiwa Motorcycles Japan

Lusting Over Triumph ‘Seven Star 7’ by Heiwa Motorcycles Japan

Triumph Thunderbird by Heiwa MC Kengo Kimura, founder of Heiwa Motorcycle, is known the world over. Operating from Hiroshima in Japan, Heiwa bikes are so gloriously fantastic that Kimura-san has become a familiar face at the prestigious Yokohama Hot Rod Custom show....

The Himalaya Diaries: Part 1

The Himalaya Diaries: Part 1

Back in September 2014, Alison Sandra Murugesu, 43 then, decided to join her old friend Fadil Ali on a 2-week riding trip to the Himalayas. The troupe consists of 18 motorcyclists (17 Malaysians and 1 local guide), Alison was the only female rider. Below We spoke to...

Silk Road Diaries: The Spiritual Valley Of Spiti

Silk Road Diaries: The Spiritual Valley Of Spiti

ROUTE: Key Monastery - kibber (10km) Infographic by Common AffairsThe Spiritual Valley Of Spiti Victor Chan and his friends cross some of the windiest, and narrow roads to reach Kibber village. They also take an impromptu ride to Dhemul village for a horse racing...

Bessie B. Stringfield: The Motorcycle Queen of Miami

Bessie B. Stringfield: The Motorcycle Queen of Miami

Somewhere between myth, memory and motorcycles, Bessie B. Stringfield was great. In the 1950s, when women were relegated to housework, either in marriage or as domestics, Stringfield was married several times and worked as a maid yet revved and roared through...

The Art of Passion with Zenon Barbershop

The Art of Passion with Zenon Barbershop

It was the year 2000, and the popular Japanese romance drama ‘Beautiful Life’ was playing on a small coloured television in a modest Malay home in Langkawi. In front of the television was the then 15-year old Fadly bin Zenon. Mesmerised by the main character Shuji...