Retro Riding

By clasqm | Because riding a slow motorcycle quickly is more fun than riding a quick motorcycle slowly.

Macco Motors T120 Taniwha

Triumph’s designers did such a good job with the new Bonneville range that it’s tricky to improve upon without ripping the thing to pieces and …

Motorcycles

The BMW Urban G/S that’s a bit more G/S than Urban

Image: Accessories firm Wunderlich turns R nineT-based model into 'G/S Scrambler'

Harley-Davidson Street Rod review: Motorcycling the American way on a budget, finally!

India has had a profound liking for heavy motorcycles with large displacement engines, a liking that is clearly evident in the love for Royal …

Wife's New Wheels - ORIGIN8OR GSX1100R

I really wanted my wife to have a motorcycle to ride instead of always sharing whatever bike was ready at the time. Her birthday was coming up so I …

Motorcycles

2017 Retro Roadster Shootout | 4K

Roadsters

Scrambled Brit – 1969 BSA 441 Victor Special

It’s hard to look at the 1969 BSA 441 Victor and not swoon over it at least a little bit. For its time, it was rugged-looking. The mid-scrambler pipe …

ROCKET FROM THE CRYPT. Origin8or’s Shed-Find ‘71 Honda CB750 Racer

<i>Written by Rob Chappell</i><p>This bike came about by accident, really. About two years ago I made arrangements through a friend to have some wheels trued …

Café Racers

Riding High: 1974 Norton Commando Hi-rider - Classic British Motorcycles

Content Tools<p>Print Email<p><b>1974 Norton Commando Hi-rider</b><b><br>Engine:</b> 828cc air-cooled OHV parallel twin, 77mm x 89mm bore and stroke, 8.5:1 compression …

Honda

Subtle Deception: A Harley Sportster bobber from 2LOUD

Old bikes are unquestionably cool. But if you buy one, you’re on the fast track to becoming a self-made mechanic, specializing in that specific brand and model.<p>So how do you produce all the steeze of the good ol’ days, without any of the headaches? 2LOUD Custom has the answer—and it’s a clever form …

Deluxe

Ending Soon – 3 Tiny Restored Hondas

You all know I love the Honda S90 (probably irrationally so), but it’s the CL90 that really gets my attention in this trio of 3 Honda 90s that were …

Honda

Clark Stewart’s Classic Bikes - Classic Motorcycle Touring

<b>Reader Clark Stewart with his lovely collection of vintage motorcycles.</b> <i>Photo courtesy Clark Stewart</i><p>More trouble<p>I enjoyed your editorial (<i>Black Side</i> …

Motorcycles

Twin Dreams: 1955 MV Agusta 300B Bicilindrica Prototype - Classic Italian Motorcycles

Content Tools<p>Print Email<p><b>1955 MV Agusta 300B Prototype</b><b><br>Engine:</b> 294.8cc air-cooled high-cam parallel twin, 57mm x 57.8mm bore and stroke, 8:1 …

Motorcycles

Steyr-Daimler-Puch 250 Racer

<b>8-15-17 Update: 4 years later, this gorgeous racer is back up for sale. Reader Peter S just let me know that it’s now available in Marina Del Rey,</b> …

Motorcycles

LONG-TERM YEARN. A Timeless Kawasaki W650 From Germany’s Schlachtwerk

Think of your perfect desert island bike. For the purposes of the exercise let’s say that this island is blessed with amazing roads; roads that you …

Motorcycles

2017 Moto Guzzi V7III Stone Walkaround

Engine noise and design details on the new Moto Guzzi standard<p>Moto Guzzi's V7 platform has always been an approachable range of stylish mid-level …

Design

1937 Tornax K20

Over a 29-year history of motorcycle production between the 20s and the 50s, the German firm Tornax built about 50,000 bikes. One of them was the …

For Sale

Blast From the Past: Storik’s Triumph cafe racer ‘Rafale’

New builders tend to slide discreetly into the scene rather than explode. But occasionally someone arrives with a bang—and so it is with Laurent Amann of Storik, who built this extraordinary vintage Triumph called ‘Rafale.’<p>Rafale means ‘gust of wind’ in French, and this Meriden-era triple is all …

Motorcycles

Cosmetic Custom: 1982 Honda FT500

Single-cylinder machines make for solid flat track builds. The power on these examples are surprisingly well suited for dirt ovals, especially for a …

San Mateo County

Gear Review - Pando Moto M65 Jacket

It's summer. The sun is turned all the way up. It's so hot I could literally crack and egg on my gas tank and cook breakfast on the way to work. My …

Café Racers

INDIAN SCOUT BOBBER - EXHAUST UPGRADE

Phones

Best Motorcycle Battery Charger - Oxford Oximiser 3X Battery Charger Review

Battery Charging

Indian's New Bobber Beats Harley's Ducati Dreams -- The Motley Fool

Polaris' new model built on the popular Indian Scout platform is targeted to the emerging new rider demographic.<p><b>Harley-Davidson</b> (NYSE:HOG) may still …

Motorcycles

Gear Review – REV’IT Zircon Jacket

Over the last few months, I’ve had a particular hankering for motorcycle gear that doesn’t necessarily look like motorcycle gear. So when I went to …

Clothing

Biltwell EXFIL-80 Moto Bag

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Bags<br>• Gear<p>The Biltwell EXFIL-80 Bag was developed specifically for motorcycle journeys, with a bag section …

Sewing

Workshop Guide: Painting A Motorcycle, Part II

Ready to tackle your first motorcycle paint project? In Part One of this guide, we outlined the first three steps: theory, planning and the all-important prepping procedures, ending with a final coat of smooth spray putty.<p>This week, we’re laying down the paint itself, using aerosol cans. So grab …

Home Improvement

Ex-Shriner Ending Soon – 1969 Honda Dream CA77

Nowadays, the Shriners are typically riding Harley-Davidsons – currently Harley even offers a Shriners special edition (but you have to show proof …

Travel

1929 BMW R62

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>BMW<br>• German<br>• Motorcycles<p>BMW motorcycles have always been a little unusual, the Germans were never afraid to depart from the …

Motorcycles

Built for Fun - Purpose Built Yamaha Scorpio

I grew up around bikes on a Rural Property in Queensland, Australia." says Tom Gilroy of Purpose Built Moto. "Dirt bikes were a big part of my life …

Motorcycles

Rare in the US – Carabela 150SL

Here’s a bike that I know just about nothing about. Can you fill me in? I’ve featured a few bikes made by Carabela in the past – it’s a Mexican …

For Sale