Back Street Heroes

Back Street Heroes
Back Street Heroes is the UK’s biggest-selling and best custom bike magazine. We cover all styles of custom bikes and the custom biker lifestyle. Subscribe here.

  • Tracking down a XS650, 35 years after we gave it away!

    Tracking down a XS650, 35 years after we gave it away!

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    This XS650 may look familiar to long-term readers of the magazine because we gave it away back in 1988. We find out how the years have treated it…

  • Indian: New 2024 Roadmaster Elite

    Indian: New 2024 Roadmaster Elite

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    Indian Motorcycle, America’s First Motorcycle Company, has unveiled its latest Elite model – a showstopping Roadmaster combining high-end sophistication, upscale fit-and-finish, and world-class touring capabilities. Indian Motorcycle designed the 2024 Roadmaster Elite to deliver an authentic, custom-inspired paint scheme for riders looking to turn heads and stand out from the crowd. In 1904 Indian Motorcycle…

  • March 2024

    March 2024

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    Take a look at the best custom bikes of old in the March issue of Back Street Heroes! Back Street Heroes covers all styles of custom bikes; choppers, bobbers, streetfighters, trikes, cafe racers, street scramblers, flat trackers, brats and rats… to name just a few. We also go to custom biker lifestyle events big and small,…

  • Indian Scout Rogue road test

    Indian Scout Rogue road test

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    The Rogue feels different from the other Scouts– it’s cool, growls a bit more deeply and has a slightly more expectant persona – but what’s it like to ride?

  • February 2024

    February 2024

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    Take a look at the best custom bikes of old in the February issue of Back Street Heroes!

  • Long Termers: Indian Challenger

    Long Termers: Indian Challenger

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    Motorcycle Sport & Leisure Magazine Editor Dave Manning feeds back on his five months with the Indian he intercontinental ballistic cruise missile that is the Challenger has now returned to Indian. There are a few things that I’ll not miss, as I slide my weary behind on to any one of a number of significantly…

  • Review: Roadskin Easyrider Hoodie

    Review: Roadskin Easyrider Hoodie

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    I’m a month in with this new Easyrider hoodie from Roadskin, the well-known British armoured clothing company, and it’s turning out to be a real go-to for any day when it’s not absolutely pi… err, tipping it down. A lot of Kevlar hoodies’re heavy, protective, yes, but heavy, but this one’s made from a single…

  • Gerbing Xtreme XR Heated Gloves

    Gerbing Xtreme XR Heated Gloves

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    These excellent Gerbing Xtreme XR heated motorcycle gloves’re just the thing you need if you’re riding through the winter. They have short cuffs so they can be worn under the sleeves of most jackets, and’re connected through a long Y-cable to the battery of your bike, heating the entire length of each finger, including the…

  • Roadskin Munro Armoured Shirt

    Roadskin Munro Armoured Shirt

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    Named in tribute to legendary motorcycle rider Burt Munro, this armoured shirt offers AA-rated protection while remaining lightweight and comfortable. With its Kevlar lining, it’s meticulously crafted to safeguard you against unforeseen mishaps, allowing you to fully relish the joys of life on two wheels, all the while looking stylish and turning heads. It’s made,…

  • Bikers Paradise Douglas Wax Jacket

    Bikers Paradise Douglas Wax Jacket

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    This new waxed cotton jacket from Bikers Paradise is fully lined in 100% genuine DuPont Kevlar, and has a smart 100% soft cotton lining, takes optional fully adjustable CE armour, has a YKK main zip with press studs, a Mandarin-style collar, double-zipped cuffs that work as both cuff openings and air vents, zipped air vents on…

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