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86 Gear Motorcycles Yamaha XT630 Supermoto: Restomod Special

Sometimes the route to a custom build is a short one. An idea pops into a builder's head, and the process begins. Other times,...

Laurin & Klement Slavia B – The Birth of Škoda Motorsports 120 Years Ago

Czechs Václav Laurin and Václav Klement founded their bicycle manufacturing company in Mladá Boleslav, Bohemia, in 1895. The company, Laurin & Klement, started a...
Harley-Davidson Magazine

85 Years Ago Harley Davidson’s New Models Would Knock Your Eyes Out!

85 years ago, amid worldwide doom and gloom, The Motor Company forged ahead. Harley-Davidson’s house magazine, Harley-Davidson Enthusiast, was first published in 1916. It would...

Ironwood Custom Husqvarna 701: The Chain Smoker (Builder Interview)

Spare from the start, the Husqvarna 701 Vitpilen is a likely candidate for customization. While there may be a temptation to expand on the...

Sinless Cycles Collection at Mecum’s Las Vegas 2021 Auction: Top 7

Sinless Cycles out of Woodworth, La., is a renowned custom shop. It looks like the garage got a bit full, so they’re putting up...

Titan One: A Custom Honda CB360 Like No Other (Exclusive Interview)

Some custom motorcycles suck you in with beauty and artistry. Others are an unapologetic kick to the groin. With a wood seat, short unmuffled...

2021 House of Kolor Calendar: Motorcycles, Trucks, and Hot Rods

If you’re looking for a way to brighten up your new year, the 2021 House of Kolor Calendar has no shortage of retina-burning colors....
1973 Honda CB350F

How to Have a Cool Old Motorcycle (Without Getting Burned!)

Old bikes have that intangible something… Not everybody is into old motorcycles, or, for that matter, even what has become known as “modern retro” bikes. That...

Box39 Guido Custom Electric Motorcycle: The Inside Story

“I like art,” says Vlad Belyakov, founder of Box39, a custom motorcycle workshop in Moscow about 15 minutes north of the Kremlin. It is no...

1975 Bultaco Astro 360 Retrospective: Through A Racer’s Eyes

Two of the most unusual motorcycles of the early 1970s came from Spain to America with an unexpected mission—to win short-track racing everywhere from...
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The Comprehensive Vintage Motorcycle Price Guide: 2020-2021 Edition [Review]

The Comprehensive Vintage Motorcycle Price Guide: 2020-2021 Edition is a worthy resource for classic and vintage motorcycle lovers.

Classic Superbikes by Frank Melling Book Review: Motorcycle History

Frank Melling is an old-school moto journalist and former factory racer. He lives with his wife Carol on a beautiful farm in northwest England....

1957 Gilera Extra Rossa 175 by Machine 1867: The Inside Story

“I really liked the look of the engine,” Edi Buffon of Machine 1867 explains, “and I thought I’d make something really interesting from it.” The...

2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Switchback Retro Test: A Convertible

It's time for another retro test. This is a throwback from 2012. We test a rare ride—a Dyna touring motorcycle. The 2012 Harley-Davidson Switchback...
1928 Sunbeam Model 90

1928 Sunbeam Model 90 at Bonhams Motorcycle Winter Sale Auction

The National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull, England, between Birmingham and Coventry, is selling some of its Reserve Collection at the Bonhams Motorcycle Winter Sale....