Mon, 2 March 2020
Paul d’Orléans is a globally recognized expert on the history of motorcycles and motorcycle cultures. His website TheVintagent.com has been the gold standard for motorcycle writing since 2006. Paul’s authored several books including his most recent ‘Ton Up! A Century of Café Racer Speed and Style’ published by my friends at Motorbooks. Other titles include ‘Custom Revolution’ (Motorcycle Arts Foundation 2018), ‘The Chopper; the Real Story’ (Gestalten 2014), and ‘Café Racers’ (Motorbooks 2014). He is a columnist for Cycle World and Classic Bike Guide, and contributes monthly to magazines around the world, bringing his unique viewpoint to the contemporary motorcycle scene. Paul is also an artist and photographer, who spent 25 years as a professional muralist and decorative painter and his art has been used as album covers by many musicians.