Whether you love to ride or just love to look, these are the Instagram accounts you should definitely be following.
From the holy land of 85 mph speed limits (Austin, Texas), Revival is one of the best bike shops in the country, and Alan Stulberg is one of the founders. They do almost all of their fabrication work in-house, brilliantly transforming everything from Ducatis and Guzzis to Harleys and Kawasakis.
With 258 rides across 57 countries, the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride is a worldwide event raising money for Prostate Cancer Research, during which handsome bearded dudes don their finest tailored suits and ride their even-more-handsome cafe racers and classics. It's truly a sight to behold.
This is Michael Holloway, the Design Director at Deus Ex Machina—which you should definitely also follow (two in one! You go, Glen Coco). Deus is one of the absolute best custom bike shops you'll find anywhere, and their finger is always on the pulse of everything that makes retro cool. Holloway's account is ideal for the mechanically-minded who want to see the bikes up close on the table.
More high quality, no-nonsense bike porn here with photo submissions from fellow cafe racer enthusiasts.
Auto Fabrica’s a bunch of design-types based in England who happen to have a penchant for building uber-clean bikes. Their Instagram follows suit with a nice minimalist aesthetic—no muss, no fuss, just beautiful bikes.
The Women's Motorcycle Exhibit is a traveling art show by Portland-based photographer Lanakila MacNaughton. To be clear, this isn't just a bunch of hot models on bikes—it's a celebration of real badass women who love to ride. Maybe this is how you meet your wife?
There's everything from engine porn to sweet bikes to unbuilt sketches of concept bikes in here, but c’mon: by their own admission, they build “two-wheeled intergalactic space machines.” That's all that really matters.
You know we're suckers for anything Newman-related. This Instagram is vintage racing at its finest, with plenty of familiar faces like Paul and Steve McQueen, old-school Formula One shots, retro racer girls, and top-notch nostalgia all around.
The buck stops here, folks. Our friends at Bike EXIF really are the ultimate source for the most innovative and awesome custom motorcycles out there right now. Plus, they've got a sweet coffee table book and the photography is always stellar. Shots all around.