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Inside the Given Redshift: Exclusive Designer Interview

Inside the Given Redshift Custom Motorcycle: Exclusive Designer Interview

“At the age of 12, I completely disassembled my father’s moped engine to understand where was happening the miracle. I still haven’t found it.”...
Honda Collection Hall - NSR500

Supervising the Honda Collection Hall: Kuniyoshi Iwata Interview

The Honda Collection Hall at Twin Ring Motegi in Japan houses 350 examples of Honda’s engineering prowess, from motorcycles to automobiles to robots and...
Kawasaki W, H & Z: The Big Air-cooled Machines Book Review (Rider's Library)

Kawasaki W, H & Z: The Big Air-cooled Machines Book Review (Rider’s Library)

If you bleed Green and cherish Kawi's from the late sixties to the mid-seventies, Brian Long’s Kawasaki W, H & Z: Big Air-cooled Machines, is a must read.

2020 Kawasaki W800 Review: Retro Motorcycle (14 Fast Facts)

We asked for it, and we got it. Hot on the heels of last year’s Kawasaki W800 Cafe, we get the 2020 Kawasaki W800,...
Zen and the Art or Motorcycle Maintenance Honda motorcycle

Prisig’s ’66 Super Hawk from Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance to Smithsonian

Motorcycles have deep roots in major movements. Motorcycling's claim in the counter culture was Easy Rider. In politics, we have the Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che"...
GOC Niken Customized Bike front end

Game Over Cycles Custom Yamaha Niken: A World’s First Unveiled

Meet the Game Over Cycles Custom Niken. GOC became the world's first custom motorcycle manufacturer to unveil a Yamaha Niken build.

Three Must-See Unexpected Honda Customs: Cub, Monkey, CRF450L

It’s always more exciting when custom motorcycles come from unexpected sources. Although these four Honda-based customs are more fun than mind-boggling, they all are...
Bandit9 L•Concept 125 Honda for sale

Inside the Bandit9 L•Concept Custom Honda 125: Exclusive Builder Interview

This is a story of expecting the unexpected. The Bandit9 L•Concept is designed by Daryl Villanueva, who lives in Ho Chi Minh City in southern Vietnam, formerly known as Saigon.

2019 Long Beach IMS J&P Cycle Custom Bike Show Winners

2019 Progressive International Motorcycle Show Long Beach Winners In addition to the wide variety of new motorcycles to drool over at the 2019 Progressive International...
Glory days—my 1974 Honda CB350F in race-ready form on the salt at Bonneville in 2014.

Revisiting a $600 Auction 1974 Honda CB350: Gettin’ Sentimental

Honda CB350 - Getting a Bit Nostalgic Five years ago, a little, old Honda became part of motorsports history—and took me along for the ride! Some...

2020 Ducati Scrambler Custom and Stock Motorcycles at EICMA

2020 Ducati Scrambler Customs and Stockers at EICMA There are plenty of cool new motorcycles revealed every year at the Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo & Motociclo...
Honda VFR800-Powered N600 engine

Honda VFR800-Powered N600 Car Wins Hot Wheels Tuning Competition

Honda VFR800-Powered N600 To Appear at SEMA If you ride motorcycles and you’re under 60 years of age, it’s almost a certainty that you played...
2020 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Dates: July 10-12 (Discount Tickets)

2020 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Dates: July 10-12 (Discount Tickets)

Though the 2020 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days is nine months away, the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) has announced the dates: July 10-12.

2019 Kawasaki W800 Cafe Review (10 Fast Facts)

2019 Kawasaki W800 Cafe Review: The Right Amount of Retro Flash Kawasaki’s heritage-inspired range of models adds the W800 Cafe for 2019. The name reflects the...

Custom Works Zon Zonkern: Exclusive Builder Interview

Custom Works Zon Zonkern: Buell-powered Custom From Japan Teamwork can be a beautiful thing, and the partnership at Custom Works Zon provides proof of that. Working...