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The best motorcycles from the 2018 INTERMOT and Paris shows

The best of INTERMOT (and the Paris Motor Show)


The Intermot show is over for another two years. It’s been an action-packed five days, with Indian making perhaps the biggest bang with its FTR 1200 street tracker (see report). But ‘America’s First Motorcycle Company’ didn’t have a monopoly on the news. We’ve picked out four more important launches—plus a couple of leftfield machines that…

Anvil Motociclette's matching Suzuki and Honda flat trackers

Body Doubles: Anvil’s twin Suzuki and Honda flat trackers

Two of the custom scene’s most enigmatic personalities are Alessandro Fontanesi and Marco Filios. Known as ‘Phonz’ and ‘San Marco,’ they’re the creative force behind the Italian custom outfit Anvil Motociclette and the annual Wildays festival. You’d be forgiven for thinking these two longhaired, heavily tattooed custom builders are brothers. Considering they’re the same age,…