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Ducati Monster 900 S i.e. custom restoration

Lieback’s Lounge: Ducati Monster 25th Celebration Resto Goes Custom

The initial intention of the Monster 900 S i.e. was restoration back to factory specs to celebrate the Monster’s 25th Anniversary, but that changed quickly.
Ducati Maverick Scrambler by GRIME auction

Ducati Maverick Scrambler by Grime: From 250+ Hours Labor to Charity Auction

What do you get when you combine a Ducati Scrambler Icon and more than 250 hours of fabrication? For the renowned tattoo artist GRIME, the answer is Scrambler Maverick by GRIME. And the bike is now headed to Mecum Las Vegas to benefit charity.
Riding the Kawasaki Z900RS to the Quail vintage bikes

Riding the Kawasaki Z900RS to the Quail: Why We Ride

This was my second year participating in the two-day Why We Ride to the Quail event—a very well organized ride founded by local Bryan Carroll, who produced the inspirational motorcycle documentary of the same name five years ago. Here's my story, along with photos.
Xtreme Trials Exhibition Heads to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

Xtreme Trials Exhibition Heads to AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days

An observed trials exhibition performed by the Xtreme Trials riders during 2018 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days will demonstrate to spectators the extraordinary balance, patience and control needed for this gravity-defying type of competition.
Workhorse Speed Shop Sakura Yamaha XSR700 for sale

Inside the Workhorse Speed Shop Sakura Yamaha XSR700

Built by Brice Hennebert out of his Belgium based Workhorse Speed Shop, the “Sakura” XSR700 has been constructed to compete in the Sultans of Sprint Factory Class. And this, friends, is where that line of envy begins to show.
Nicky Hayden RC51 Racing

AMA & American Honda Pay Tribute to Nicky Hayden with Custom Motorcycles

The American Motorcyclist Association and American Honda are commissioning two custom motorcycles - a Honda XR650L and CBR1000RR - that celebrate the life and career of professional American road racer and flat tracker Nicky Hayden.
1937 Harley-Davidson EL

The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach’s Vintage Harley-Davidson Collection On Display

Although Dan Auerbach is best known as the singer and guitarist in the Grammy-winning band The Black Keys, he is also a passionate Harley-Davidson motorcycle collector. The Lane Motor Museum in Nashville is now hosting The Dan Auerbach Collection: Vintage Harley-Davidsons from 1937-1950.
The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2018 Flying Merkel Twin

Flying Merkel Twin Wins Best of Show at The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2018 |...

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2018 The 10th Anniversary of The Quail Motorcycle Gathering presented by GEICO Motorcycle celebrated its 10th anniversary Saturday, May 4, with...
The only Harley-Husqvarna (chainsaw) hybrid we’ve ever seen, is ready for the road or the woodlot.

Spring 2018 Slimey Crud Run | Top 10 Motorcycle Sights

In one of Wisconsin’s most magnetic motorcycle events, there is no room for the word “dull.” That event is the Slimey Crud Motorcycle Gang Café Racer Run held on the first Sunday in May and the first Sunday in October each year.
Louis Engina Custom Indian Chief Dragster

Thunderstruck: Inside The Louis Engina Custom Indian Chief Dragster

Hamburg-based Detlev Louis Motorrad’s Kay Blanke says when building a new bike, they look for models that nobody else touches. Thus, the Louis Engina was born, featuring a modified Indian Thunder Stroke 111 motor in a café-inspired minimalist chassis that was designed with more than aesthetics in mind.
XTR Pepo 1992 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH883 for sale

XTR Pepo 1992 Harley-Davidson Sportster XLH883 Custom Motorcycle

What we may take for granted or see as commonplace, Pepo Rosell of XTR Pepo, does not. The French-born, Madrid-based custom builder has created some of the most stunning bikes that we’ve seen—many of which happen to be of the L-twin variety. Meet the XTR Pepo Sportster XLH883.
Retro Art Custom Spirit of Flat Track Honda CRF250L

Inside Retro Art Custom Spirit of Flat Track Honda CRF250L

When you think of custom motorcycles, Turkey does not immediately come to mind. Serkan Ünverdi at Retro Art Custom is working to change that. Drawing on the global infatuation with American flat track racing, he has built a "Spirit of Flat Track" Honda CRF250L dual sport.
A Treasury of Motorcycles of the World by Floyd Clymer review

A Treasury of Motorcycles of the World by Floyd Clymer | Rider’s Library

Floyd Clymer was a prolific writer, having written several other books and over 400 articles by the time A Treasury of Motorcycles of the World was published. The book is at once a partial memoir of Clymer’s own career in motorcycling, and a fascinating snapshot of the motorcycle world as it was in 1965.
1967 Aermacchi Harley-Davidson 250 H

2018 Quail Motorcycle Gathering: Ness Customs, Cafe Racers & Electrics Exposed

For the 10th anniversary of The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, a premier Peninsula Hotels' Signature Event, spectators will witness something new. This year's event will feature custom builds from three generations of the Ness family, and two new classes highlighting top Café Racer builds and electric motorcycles.
Jack Daniel's Limited Edition Indian Scout Bobber for sale

Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Scout Bobber Unveiled | First Look

For 2018, the unity between Jack Daniel's and Indian Motorcycle continues. Meet the 2018 Jack Daniel’s Limited Edition Indian Scout Bobber. The custom Scout Bobber pays homage to first responders, and is modeled off of Jack Daniel’s Fire Brigade.

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