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June 3 2015
Put the kettle on, make a cuppa tea and take a moment to watch these historic films about the lon...

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May 22 2015
. One of our favorite films is The Leather Boys, set in the gritty London of 1964. It’s a beau...

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April 25 2015
We've always loved The Clash, so it's no surprise that we'd love Simonon's paintings. Paul Simono...

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March 6 2015
A classic film studio portrait of Marlon Brando in character. . . The inspiration behind our O...

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February 11 2015
In the summer of 1970, Steve McQueen's film company Solar Productions set up camp in Le Mans to f...

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January 15 2015
From the Johnson Motors archive, photos of Bill Johnson's 1962 early morning practice runs, prior...

The Bikeriders

December 11 2014

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December 11 2014
This book was first published in 1968 and has always been a personal favorite of ours over at Joh...

Bud & Steve

October 24 2014

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October 24 2014
Bud Ekins and Steve McQueen early morning at the start of a motorcycle enduro In California. Ste...

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October 17 2014
The Johnson Motors "Authorised Dealer" pommel bag was made especially for the Triumph global deal...

Johnson Motors Blog

October 10 2014
. This month of October Johnson Motors would like to celebrate the life and achievements of ...

The Story of the Johnson Motors T-shirt

October 10 2014
We thought we’d begin with our own Bud story - the creation of the Johnson Motors t-shirt. ....

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October 3 2014
In the above photograph James Dean is seen wearing an original Johnson Motors Catalina Grand Prix...

The Great Escape

October 3 2014
One of the best motorcycle stunts of all time, by the great Bud Ekins! Bud was a really close fri...

That Red Jacket

July 4 2014
When James Dean finished shooting his second motion picture film, Rebel Without A Cause, he refus...

The Steve McQueen Hangar

June 24 2014
Recently we visited the Santa Paula Airport where Steve McQueen spent his final years living in a...

Triumph Desert Sled

June 13 2014
We pulled a JoMo Bud Ekins built desert sled out of long term storage (from our warehouse) to use...

Bud Ekins Triumph Dealership Tees

May 20 2014
  Bud outside his Triumph / Ariel Dealership in 1959 . . . . . . . . ...

The Triumph Collaboration

May 16 2014
In the summer of 2013 the Triumph motorcycle company visited us in Los Angeles with an idea of a ...