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Triumph Silver Jubilee Surprise | Vintage Motorcycle Tales

Triumph Silver Jubilee Surprise | Vintage Motorcycle Tales

Triumph Silver Jubilee Back a couple of years ago, I did an article about a friend’s 1964 Triumph bobber for a magazine in the U.K. When...
Wheels Through Time Museum Attendance Soars

Wheels Through Time Museum Attendance Soars

Motorcycle Destination - Wheels Through Time East of the Mississippi, it is hard to find a more memorable destination for motorcycle enthusiasts than Dale Walksler’s...
Secrets of Route 66 | Touring the Mother Road Via Motorcycle

Secrets of Route 66 | Touring the Mother Road Via Motorcycle

Secrets of Route 66 - Motorcycle Travel It was a late April afternoon when we rode up on the “Ghost Stretch” of Spencer, Mo. There...
Rider’s Library |History of the Motorcycle by Don Morley

Rider’s Library |History of the Motorcycle by Don Morley

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Britain’s Don Morley is not only qualified to write about the history of the motorcycle — in many ways, he is...
Honda V30 Magna at 30 - Vintage Motorcycle Tales

Honda V30 Magna at 30 – Vintage Motorcycle Tales

Honda V30 Magna In 1984 Honda’s VF500C V30 Magna raised the bar on 500cc performance, so how’s it doing 30 years later? When Honda introduced the...
Classic Harleys: Rare & Collectible Harley-Davidson Classics | Review

Classic Harleys: Rare & Collectible Harley-Davidson Classics | Review

Rider’s Library Review Neale and Viv Brumby are by their own admission “passionate” about riding and publishing exceptional everything about Harley-Davidson. Indeed, they are the publishers...
Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron to Feature Harley Project LiveWire

Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron to Feature Harley Project LiveWire

Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron Harley-Davidson is about to make history in Hollywood once again, but this time in a truly modern and quiet way. The...
Honda Valkyrie - The Development Story

Honda Valkyrie – The Development Story

Honda Valkyrie Development Story The Valkyrie name is legendary, and the powerful six-cylinder Muscle Cruiser that stirred so many souls when it was first introduced...
Lichter’s "Built for Speed - Race Inspired Motorcycles and Art" to Sturgis

Lichter’s Built for Speed – Race Inspired Motorcycles and Art to Sturgis

Michael Lichter's 14th Annual "Motorcycles as Art" Exhibition At the Buffalo Chip "Built for Speed - Race Inspired Motorcycles and Art" is the title of...
Rider's Library | Cafe Racers Speed, Style and Ton-up Culture

Rider’s Library | Cafe Racers Speed, Style and Ton-up Culture

Rider's Library Review Reincarnation is real — at least for motorcycles that start out as conventional, factory-built models but then are reborn to an entirely...

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...
Rider’s Library | The Motorcycle World by Phil Schilling

Rider’s Library | The Motorcycle World by Phil Schilling

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Phil Schilling’s book, “The Motorcycle World,” was published in 1974 — the same year I bought my first real motorcycle. But...
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...
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...
Harley-Davidson Museum Opens ‘Terminator 2: Judgment Day’ Display

Harley-Davidson Museum Opens Terminator 2: Judgment Day Display

2014 Harley-Davidson Museum Displays Motorcycles and movies. The two are the perfect combo, from the Wild Ones to Easy Rider to modern movies such as...