, 2022-11-23 14:32:22,
I remember when I just couldn’t believe that digital images would ever come close to matching the texture of film. I’m having a similar problem trying to imagine a future that doesn’t involve the thrilling growl of a motorcycle’s petrol engine.
That’s because if you happen to be (like I am) from places like India where two-wheelers rule the roads, your allegiances are probably not going to lie with your car, but something with two wheels.
When my kids were toddlers, I bought a newly designed Enfield Classic 500 — a gorgeous, post-war styled, modern classic — to ferry myself to work, and occasionally my kids to school.
They would doze happily on the petrol tank en route, as the single cylinder throbbed reassuringly below them.
When I returned from work, they would prance around with excitement just by identifying the Enfield’s signature thump from a few hundred feet away. (It was a popular bike, so I imagine this dance may have been going on all day.)
So when I heard that Swedish motorcycle company Cake was in my neck of the woods, I scrambled to try and get onto some of their bikes. I was curious as to how we would continue making memories on these amazing machines.
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