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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The London-based Verve Search has spent endless hours working with Bonhams Auction House to create the a list of the top 10 most valuable motorcycles in the world. When the research was complete, a 1951 Vincent Black Lightning most expensive motorcycle took honors as the world's most expensive motorcycle.
Indian Motorcycle has launched "The Wrench: Scott Bobber Build Off" custom motorcycle competition. The contest isn't open to professional builders, but rather the type of customizers that spend countless non-working hours wrenching on motorcycles.
Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles has been swinging wrenches and creating fantastic flat track builds for decades, churning out bikes that are equally at home on terrain like the Oklahoma City Mile and on the streets of San Diego, where Pollack calls home.
Eight BMW R nineT Racer motorcycles were sent to eight BMW Motorrad dealers around England, and after 10,000 votes across social media, the winner was announced.
Mandrill’s aptly named Dark Fighter BMW R nineT is a perfect representation of why the West needs to take heed of what’s coming out of Beijing these days.
In 2018, the Quail Motorcycle Gathering presented by Geico Motorcycle will celebrate its 10-year anniversary.
This January's Bonhams' Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction will feature a collection that will have every Indian Motorcycle fan's heart pounding.
Kaspeed Custom Motorcycles discovered the possibilities of a Terblanche design and built a stunning café racer out of a 2001 Ducati 750 SS.