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Patrick Newnham

The Great Frog

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“All the waters of the world are contained within the armpit of the great frog” The legendary jewellery shop, The Great Frog opened in 1972 in Carnaby Street and is currently managed by Reino and his wife.  Its name came from a Californian comic book that struck a chord with…

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Gypsy Rich!

By | Art, Ink | No Comments

In the undulating Yorkshire countryside you will find an artist who goes by the name of Gypsy Rich.  His work is an old school style which leaps out at you with the bold colours and eye-catching imagery.  A lot of his current work is predominantly used for advertising. The eye-catching…

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Diamond Jacks Tattoo Parlour

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Diamond Jacks is the longest running tattoo parlour in Central London, inking customers consistently since the mid-80’s.  Located in a seedy alleyway in Soho between two porn shops, its atmosphere is reminiscent of a traditional tattoo parlour, rejecting the modern approach to the growing trend. Diamond Jacks can be found…

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Tony the Engraver

By | Art, Two Wheels | 2 Comments

We first found Tony through Facebook and, after following him for a few months, started to see the beauty of his work unfold before us. The ancient art of metalworking is crossed with the art of tattooing, and pounded into the modern world with Tony’s creative skills that he has…

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Kickback #8

By | Events, Two Wheels | No Comments

Last weekend saw the much anticipated arrival of Kickback #8 which took place at Stoneleigh Park.  Despite freezing temperatures and torrential downpours, along with reported snow dotted around the country, there was a good turnout at the show, and the fact that it was undercover was an absolute blessing! Stunt…

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Sledhead Custom Cycles

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In 2009 a company was formed by Andy Jones called Sledhead Bobbers, which would later be know as Sledhead Custom Cycles.  Andy, who had taken inspiration from the Zero Engineering style, started to build bikes for friends and family out of his garden shed, little did he know that very…

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Valespeed Motorcycles    

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Our first introduction to Ben was at this year’s MCN motorcycle show in London where he invited us down to his workshop in the sleepy hills of Worcestershire.  After a few failed attempts at finding his workshop, we finally entered the Valespeed Motorcycles headquarters where our eyes were greeted with an array…

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Brownies Cafe Racers

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In a quiet rural village just outside of Aylesbury you will find the custom motorcycle builders – Brownies. Founded by Steve only two years ago the business has grown rapidly as Steve’s reputation for quality builds has spread around the biking community. Steve has been involved in metal fabrication since…

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The cursed corner!

By | Four Wheels, Two Wheels, Video | No Comments

Anyone who uses the internet to its full and most educational benefit might well have stumbled across videos compiling unfortunate individuals crashing their prized motorbikes and cars.  With the digital age upon us and companies such as GoPro turning the ordinary Tom, Dick or Harry in to Steven Speilburgs, YouTube…

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Sickboyz Custom Motorcycles

By | Two Wheels | No Comments

In a quiet area in Epsom, Surrey, tucked away down a muddy potholed driveway lies Sickboyz Customs where some of the UK’s finest custom motorbikes are created. The garage is set among a few other businesses in what appears to be a former farm yard.  The building isn’t adorned with…

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