Genius at Work: Max Hazan Creates a Motorcycle Masterpiece

For motorcycle builder Max Hazan, the machine itself serves as muse. “I never begin from a perception of what is possible,” explains the founder of Los Angeles’s Hazan Motorworks. “I stand in front of the piece I’m working on, and it tells me what to do.” The 35-year-old craftsman has practiced this approach since 2011, […]

Motorcycles: Desert Delight

At first, the mileage and route seemed daunting. The Internet BMW Riders list (, a worldwide consortium of BMW motorcycle owners, had planned a ride through Death Valley for January that I wanted to attend. But I live 3,000 miles away in Florida, and I had never attempted a cross-country ride in the middle of […]