The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club have been granted permission to stay open until midnight, despite opposition from locals. The BSMC has been open since 2015 and has become a popular London venue for bikers and non-bikers alike.
Belstaff are selling a collection of rare jackets from their archive. They have teamed up with Vestiaire Collective to sell the items from the 1960s and ’70s, with prices ranging from £800 to £1650 for a rare red model. Ouch. For more info visit: tinyurl.com/ktdpg2m
Nürburgring legend Brendan Keirle was killed at the weekend, reportedly while trying to warn others of oil on the track. Until recently he ran the nearby Sliders Guesthouse. Keirle was known for tearing up the track on his R1, and will be sorely missed.
India has become the world’s largest motorcycle market, having overtaken China. Last year 17.7 million motorcycles were sold in India (around 48,000 per day), which is approximately one million more than sold in China in 2016.