Classic and Custom Motorcycles

Classic Motorcycles, Custom Bikes, Customized Motorbikes

Moto Puro Ducati Panigale Élite II [Dutch Custom Café Racer]

“From small things, mama,” Bruce Springsteen wrote, “big things one day come.” That certainly is the case with the magnificent Moto Puro Ducati Panigale...
Walter: The Missing Link Movie

“Walter: The Missing Link” Documentary on DVD, Blu-ray, and Download

In August, we told you about writer/director/producer Jim Cutting's documentary film about the last-known Harley-Davidson motorcycle truck—a "forecar" in H-D's design lexicon—affectionately known as...

Bratstyle Indian Chief by Go Takamine [Custom Motorcycle]

You can’t get much more influential than being the creator of a genre. In the case of Okinawa-born Go Takamine, “brat style” is named...

The Fonz Triumph Sold At Auction [1949 Triumph Trophy 500]

There are quite a few iconic movie motorcycles—the 1961 Triumph TR6 Trophy from The Great Escape comes to mind immediately, as does the Captain...

Winter Wheels Antique Motorcycle Exhibition Opens In Davenport, Iowa

If you’re in the vicinity of Davenport, Iowa, be sure to check out the Winter Wheels: Antique Motorcycle Exhibition at the Putnam Museum. It...

Dirty Dick’s Motos Kawasaki W650 Desert Sled 2 [Builder Interview]

“I have been chopping and changing things since I was old enough to hold a screwdriver,” explains Rick Hannah, owner and founder of Dirty...

Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle by Carl Vogel [Review – Rider’s Library]

With new start-up companies building electric motorcycles seemingly all over the place, the idea of anybody considering building an e-bike solo hadn’t seriously occurred...

2021 Barber Vintage Festival Report: Supermono Project Revealed

Once I had caught the fragrant whiff of Castrol R and then heard the rasping bark of two-stroke engines, I felt that all-enveloping anticipation...

Tinker Hatfield x See See Custom Zero Sells at Bonhams Auction

This striking Tinker Hatfield x See See custom Zero SR/F electric motorcycle was sold this week at Bonhams’ Modern Design | Art auction on...

BMW Motorrad Days Is Back: 20th Edition Scheduled

After taking two years off due to health-related government restrictions, the 20th BMW Motorrad Days is scheduled for July 2 and 3, 2022. Drawing...

2022 Jack Daniel’s Indian Challenger: Dedicated to Good Times (And Rye)

As my fingers slid across the Indian Motorcycle’s smooth sparkling Rye paint with gold and green accents, thoughts of 1980s metal flashed through my...

Harley-Davidson Iron 1200 Custom: Comete Lumberjack Sportster

As the era of the air-cooled Harley-Davidson Sportster winds down, it’s worth remembering that the iconic Evolution-powered motorcycles are fantastic canvases for customization. Although...
Michael Laverty 2014 PBM-ART MotoGP Motorcycle

MotoGP Bikes On The Auction Block: Bonhams Autumn Stafford Sale 2021

If you're a MotoGP fan, you have undoubtedly fantasized about owning one of those amazing racing motorcycles. On October 9 and 10, five MotoGP...

Team Classic Suzuki Katana World Superbike Resto-Mod: Inside Look

Team Classic Suzuki, a promotional vehicle for Suzuki’s Vintage Parts program in England, participates in championship endurance racing. In 2018, the team won the...
Al Hendrick’s immaculate 1953 Sunbeam S8 topped the Old Stock Class.

BBC Rally and Ride in Show Returns for Its 40th Motorcycle Event

Best Quote Overheard at the Rally: “Now that I’m not riding the Norton so much, I don’t have to carry so many tools!” After replacing...