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Rider’s Library | The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Motorcycles

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Abako. Abendsonne. Blotto. Bodo. Eber. Jehu. Le Vack. Piola. Remus. Tremo. Utilia. Zetge. Seen any of these motorcycle brands around, or...
Reunion with a Honda CJ-360T - Motorcycle Reflections

Reunion with a Honda CJ-360T | Motorcycle Reflections

Honda CJ-360T Reflection Those of us into vintage and classic bikes often have good memories that we associate with certain motorcycles. It might be that special...

Torsten Hallman to be Honored as AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Legend

A MA Motorcycle Hall of Fame News Torsten Hallman was instrumental in the introduction of motocross to America, and on Friday, Oct. 18, he will be...
Updated ISDE History & Vintage Black & White Photos 1

Updated ISDE History & Vintage Black & White Photos

ISDE History and Vintage Photographs Just ahead of the 90th edition of the International Six Days Enduro (ISDE) set for Kosice, Slovakia, September 7-12, the...

Motocross Pioneer Pierre Karsmakers to AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame

Pierre Karsmaker Pierre Karsmakers, one of the first European motocross champions to bring his expertise to America, has been elected to the AMA Motorcycle Hall...
Flying Merkel Twin 1913

Pre-World War II Motorcycles like Flying Merkel Twin to Vegas Bonhams

Many Pre-World War II motorcycles will highlight the Vegas Bonhams show, including an all-original, un-restored 1913 Flying Merkel Twin.

Rider’s Library – Sheene by Brian Tarbox

Motorcycle Library Retro Review If you are a reader/rider of a certain age, you may recall a brash, outrageously talented British motorcycle road racing sensation...
Honda VF Series Debuts the 'Successful' V4 - Motorcycle History

Honda VF Series Debuts the ‘Successful’ V4 – Motorcycle History

Honda V4 and VF Series Motorcycle History Honda was not the first motorcycle manufacturer to build bikes with V4 powerplants. Ducati experimented with a V4,...

2014 Triumph Thruxton | Exclusive First Test

2014 Triumph Thruxton | Exclusive First Review With Triumph giving the Thruxton a few updates for 2014, it is certainly time to revisit the venerable...
1974 Ducati 750 SS tank

Ducati, MV Agusta, Vincent, and Megola at Bonhams Auction

Ducati, MV Agusta, Vincent, and Megola at Bonhams Charity Auction Philanthropist and businessman Robert White died in 2015, leaving his Robert White Collection of motorcycles...

1970s Ducati L-Twin | Motorcycle History

Ducati L-Twin Emerges The Ducati bevel-gear twin-cylinder with a 90° V configuration (the "L-twin") was born and bred on the last day of winter in...

Moto Guzzi California 1400 Custom & ’74 El Dorado 850 | New Cool vs....

2013 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Custom & 1974 El Dorado 850 Ride Down Memory Lane The Moto Guzzi El Dorado 850 was used by many...
Rider’s Library | BMW Motorcycles of the Century: Guide to Models 1923-2000

Rider’s Library | BMW Motorcycles of the Century: Guide to Models 1923-2000

BMW Motorcycles of the Century Book Review If you have a fondness for older BMW motorcycles, or, more importantly, you are considering the purchase of...
Rider's Library | Hell on Wheels an Illustrated History of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs

Rider’s Library | Hell on Wheels an Illustrated History of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Lest you think Bill Hayes’ book "Hell on Wheels an Illustrated History of Outlaw Motorcycle Clubs" is a latter-day knock-off of...
Tribute of McIntyre's 1957 TT 'Ton' Lap Set for Classic TT

Tribute of McIntyre’s 1957 TT ‘Ton’ Lap Set for Classic TT

To celebrate Bob McIntyre's first-ever 100mph lap at the Isle of Man TT in 1957, Michael Dunlop will pilot a replica Gilera at this year's Classic TT.