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Georges Jobé’s Hawkstone Jump:

Georges Jobé’s Hawkstone Jump: A Look Back to 1984 (with video)

Most American motocross fans are familiar with two of the most massive jumps in MX history. LaRocco’s Leap, a 130-footer at RedBud MX, got...
Honda Trail 90: A look Back at the First True Adventure Bike

Honda Trail 90: A look Back at the First True Adventure Bike

One day when I was admiring his 1968 Honda Trail 90 (aka CT90), he stunned me with the revelation of the little bike’s deadly secret.
1985 Honda VT500 at Gile Flowage

Living with the Honda VT500C Shadow – 35 Years Later

A narrow-angle V-twin without a counterbalancer that doesn’t shake like crazy? Yep. Back in 2004, I bought a used 1998 Honda VT 1100C2 Shadow ACE...

Jorge Lorenzo Career Retrospective: Five-Time World Champion

We have a collection of images from Jorge Lorenzo’s final MotoGP season, inarguably the most challenging of his career, which hastened the end of...
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"...
1949 Honda Dream D-Type, Honda's First Motorcycle

Honda Produces 400th Million Motorcycle: History & Milestones

Honda reached 70 years of motorcycle production in 2019 and achieved a significant milestone in December - producing its 400th million bike. The company surfaced...

James Bond Triumph: Tiger 900 and Scrambler 1200 in New Movie

James Bond movies have a long history of motorcycles participating in the spy's cinematic adventures around the world. However, it did take Agent 007...
Elvis Presley's Last Motorcycle

Elvis Presley’s Last Motorcycle To Be Auctioned At Hard Rock Cafe Hollywood

Elvis Presley’s Harley-Davidson Electra Glide On The Auction Block Elvis Presley's last motorcycle—a 1976 Harley-Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide—will be up for auction at 10...
Sammy Miller and Dougie Lampkin: Six Days Trial Legends

Sammy Miller and Dougie Lampkin: Six Days Trial Legends

Six Days Trial Legends Scotland is a land that’s famous for it’s stunning scenery; from its ancient highland landscapes to some of the cleanest beaches...
1939 Crocker Big Tank - 3/4 right

1939 Crocker Big Tank Sells For $704,000 At Mecum Auction

Mecum Auction: 1939 Crocker Big Tank Sells For $704,000 Casting aside a pre-auction estimated top selling price of $500,000, a 1939 Crocker Big Tank went for...
The Laverda Twins and Triples Bible by Ian Falloon | Rider's Library

The Laverda Twins and Triples Bible by Ian Falloon | Rider’s Library Review

Perhaps no European motorcycle evokes the passion of a high-performance thoroughbred like Laverda. Ian Falloon's book focuses on Laverda Twins and Triples.
Motorcycle Flashback: A Look into Twistgrip Magazine from Summer 1958

Motorcycle Flashback: A Look into Twistgrip Magazine from Summer 1958

I found original issues of a small magazine called Twistgrip, the official publication of the Worldwide Cycle Club based in Los Angeles. Here's a look back.
Rem Fowler 1907 win Isle of Man TT Hip Flask

Would you Pay Up to $39K for Rem Fowler’s Isle of Man TT Hip...

The Original TT Trophy - Rem Fowler's Isle of Man TT Hip Flask Would you pay up to $39,000 for a hip flask? Some would argue...
The Life Harley-Davidson by Darwin Holmstrom

The Life Harley-Davidson by Darwin Holmstrom Review | Rider’s Library

Darwin Holsmstrom’s "The Life Harley-Davidson," is about the brand's broader history and the cultural impacts of Harley-Davidson motorcycles.
Triumph Motorcycles Factory Visitor Experience McQueen

Triumph Motorcycles Launches Factory Visitor Experience

Triumph has launched a factory Visitor Experience that showcases Triumph’s 115-year history of not only motorcycles, but also racing and pop culture.