Invented in France in 1893, sidecars predate the first production motorcycles, as they were originally designed for a newspaper competition to find the best method of carrying a passenger on a bicycle.
The hair, the shoulder pads, the music and the fashion – there’s lots about the 1980s that we remember fondly, and lots of it we’d rather forget …
“Look mum, no hands!”
For bike nerds like us, one of the joys of January is planning a whole year of riding, with the prospect of lighter evenings to come.
In the third and final part of our look at the other side of USA biker culture, here’s where to go if you’re lucky enough to be taking a trip Stateside any time soon.