The Ride

The motorcycle is back! Similar to the fresh contemporary scene that has established itself around bicycles in the last few years, the motorcycle is currently undergoing an aesthetic rebirth. A young subculture worldwide is discovering the motorcycle as an expression of its personality and creativity.

The Ride explores motorcycle riding as it is meant to be: as a means of getting around with attitude, as an extension of one’s own body, as an expression of personal freedom, but also as a significant challenge to technical expertise, craftsmanship, physics, discipline, and driving skill.

Deus Ex Machina was asked by our good friend Chris Hunter of BikeExif and editor of The Ride to feature in a new title from Gestalten Verlag on custom bike builders quite some time ago, the book has finally been published and looks to be a mighty tome…we are the first chapter no less.

To find out more details about this book and where to get your hands on it go to