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Classic TT: Cummins Tops Tuesday Qualifying on Suzuki

2013 Classic TT at Isle of Man Tuesday Qualifying Results After a short delay moving vehicles on the Mountain section of the Course, qualifying for...
1975 Honda Gold Wing GL1000 and 2015 Gold Wing 40th Anniversary

Honda Gold Wing Turns 40 | History-Making Motorcycles

Honda Gold Wing Having caught most of the world off guard with the introduction of its CB750 in 1969, Honda introduced another ground-breaking road bike...

Rider’s Library | Dream Machines Motorcycles by Roland Brown

Motorcycle Library Retro Review If you read any motorcycle literature, be it U.S. or U.K., you have probably read Roland Brown’s work. He has ridden and...
Megola Motorcycle

Top 10 Strangest Motorcycles of All Time

Top 10 Strangest—and Most Ground-Breaking—Production Motorcycles Here in the 21st century, we have become accustomed to the general concepts of contemporary motorcycle design. The seating...

1911 Harley Tops Most Successful Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction

Mecum and MidAmerica Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction A total of 537 motorcycles went on the block last weekend at the 23rd annual MidAmerica Las Vegas...

Buttinger 50s Through Modern Japanese Motorcycles to Bonhams

The Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show in England This year's Classic Motorcycle Mechanics Show in England will feature a tasteful collection of nearly 100 Japanese motorcycles...

Meet Sonny Barger and ‘Gypsy Joker to a Hells Angel’ Author at Corbin Event

Corbin's 4th Annual Rider Appreciation Day Sonny Barger, an American Legend and founding member (1957) of the Oakland, California, U.S. chapter of the Hells Angels...

Legends and Heroes of Motocross Tour To Honor McCollough

MX Legend Ferrell McCollough the Honoree at Budds Creek MX National Ferrell McCollough will be honored this Saturday as part of the Legends and Heroes...

‘Malcolm! An Autobiography’ to be Released in December

Legendary Motocross & ISDE Rider Malcolm Smith Tells his Story It's true: Malcolm Smith, perhaps the most well-known and accomplished motorcyclist on the planet, is...

1966 Norton Manx Tops Record Bonhams Motorcycle Auction

Bonhams Stafford Motorcycle Sale Tops $2.1 Million Bonhams annual sale of collectors’ motorcycles at Stafford on Sunday, Oct. 20, made a total of £1,337,475 ($2.169,384),...
Johnny Allen Triumph Streamliner land speed record holder

60 Years Ago, Johnny Allen Brought the World Motorcycle Speed Record Home

By today’s world speed record standards (376.363 mph), Johnny Allen’s 1956 record of 214.4mph seems tame. But it truly was a feat for Triumph and Allen.
The Harley-Davidson and Indian Wars by Allan Girdler | Rider's Library

The Harley-Davidson and Indian Wars by Allan Girdler | Rider’s Library

Among legendary rivalries in motorcycle history, perhaps none has deeper roots than that between Harley-Davidson and Indian. Girdler tells the story.

Rider’s Library | The Harley-Davidson Motor Co. Archive Collection

Motorcycle Library Retro Review If you fear you may never get a chance to visit the Harley-Davidson Museum in Milwaukee, Wis., let alone plumb the...

McQueen’s 1931 Harley VL 74 on the Santa Monica Mecum Block

Santa Monica Mecum Celebrity Items Action, July 26-27 Steve McQueen's 1931 Harley-Davidson VL 74 (1200 ccm) will be sold to the highest bidder at...
BMW Historic Motorcycles to Isle of Man During Classic TT

BMW Historic Motorcycles to Isle of Man During Classic TT

BMW Historic Motorcycles Twice a year, motorbike fans from all around the world converge on the Isle of Man. Since 1907, this small island in...