Bobbers & Choppers




Kickback Motorcycle Show
Kickback Motorcycle Show
Posted in Apparel, Bobbers & Choppers, Cafe Racers, Clothing, Events, Lifestyle, Motorcycles on April 14th, 2016

This weekend Life & Engines will be at Kickback Motorcycle Show at the Stoneleigh Park Exhibition Centre – not only will our award winning Triumph Triple Cafe Racer (Project No.4) and our “Old 61″ Harley Davidson Bobber (Project No.1) be on display, but we will also have a stand at the event where we will be selling some of the L&E clothing and accessories. We have spent the good part of two weeks getting everything together and hand building / hand painting the stand ourselves and couldn’t be prouder of what we have accomplished. Things are happening. Last week we finalised a couple more designs for the 2016 range (we […]

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The Race of Gentlemen
The Race of Gentlemen
Posted in Bobbers & Choppers, Cars, Hot Rod, Lifestyle, Motorcycle Culture, Motorcycles on February 27th, 2015

OK… let’s talk ‘bucket list entries’. There are a few on the list and this is near the top – The Race of Gentlemen. Cool bikes, cool hot rods and cool people having a great time living life with their passion – a passion fuelled by a Life & Engines. Run by the Oiler Car Club and set on the deserted beach at Wildwood, New Jersey, on the East coast of the USA it is a step back in time but this beach racing thing is far from a new idea. Go back to the early and mid stage of the last century racing on a beach was the thing […]

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BSMC – The Bike Shed
BSMC – The Bike Shed
Posted in Bobbers & Choppers, Cafe Racers, Lifestyle, Motorcycle Culture, Motorcycles on February 27th, 2015

Last May ‘Dutch’ and the Bike Shed crew went balls-out with their third exhibition, celebrating the new-wave cafe racer custom scene, featuring over 120 brats, scramblers, trackers, bobbers, cafe racers, and a whole bunch of category-defying custom bikes. Held in London at Tobacco Dock there was everything for those who share the love of Life and Engines on two wheels and as Dutch says “…great food, barista coffee, a bar, cigar lounge, barbershop and plenty of reason (and space) to hang out all day with your mates, or with the family, or on your own, reading a magazine and enjoying the vibe. There was also great gear to buy, plus […]

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The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride
The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride
Posted in Bobbers & Choppers, Cafe Racers, Events, Lifestyle, Motorcycle Culture, Motorcycles on January 3rd, 2015

A ride for classic styled motorcycles and motorcycle riders… The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, an international event for Classics, café racers, bobbers, trackers, customs, modern classics and classic scooters. With 258 rides across 57 countries we are aiming to raise money for helping to find a cure for Prostate Cancer. 2,500 riders in 64 cities took part in first annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride back in 2012; in 2013 over 10,000 riders took to their machines in 145 cities looking dapper – in 2014 the number increased again to 20,000 in 220 cities worldwide and the DGRide was well and truly established on the calendar for classic and custom motorcycle owners. Why? To raise loads […]

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L&E Top Motorcycle, Car and Custom Websites
L&E Top Motorcycle, Car and Custom Websites
Posted in Bobbers & Choppers, Cafe Racers, Hot Rod, Lifestyle, Motorcycle Culture, Motorcycles on January 1st, 2015

Everyone whose into motorcycles, Hot Rods, cars, Cafe Racers, Bobbers, Choppers and Custom builds spends hours on the internet scouring different sites that provide information, race timing and results and inspiration for the next custom build or when planning a road trip. We have a few that we regularly visit – they aren’t ranked so they are in no order of preference – this isn’t a Top Ten as we’ll add new ones as we find them and it is in no way meant to be anything other than a list of the websites that we like. Some you will already know but hopefully we’ll be able to introduce you to some […]

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