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Kenny Roberts Yamaha OW01 Laguna Seca

Kenny Roberts Video Interview: 1980 Yamaha OW48R Exposed

We chatted with three-time GP Champion Kenny Roberts at the recent Arch Motorcycle track day, and he spoke of his career and his Yamaha YZR-500 OW48R!
Harley-Davidson Racing History - SDT Gold

Harley-Davidson Racing History – From TT to ISDT Gold

Harley-Davidson Racing History Harley-Davidson sets new Transcontinental Record, cleans up at TT races, Hillclimbs and gets ISDT Gold You may have checked out Nic de Sena’s...
Morbidelli V8

Morbidelli V8 | Motorcycle Feature

90-degree Longitudinal 32-valve Engine 

By any estimation, Giancarlo Morbidelli dreamed in epic proportions. A self-made businessman with a passion for motorcycles, he used his entrepreneurial spoils to finance a race team and achieved impressive results: His race bikes won three consecutive 125cc world titles in the mid-1970s, a coveted 250cc title in 1977, and another 125cc championship the following year.

John Surtees Dies: Only Person to Win Motorcycle GP & Formula One Titles

John Surtees Dies: Only Person to Win Motorcycle GP & F1 Titles

The only man to claim both motorcycle GP and Formula One championships, John Surtees, died at 83 March 10 in London's St. Georges Hospital.

AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2013 Nominees

2013 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Nominees A dominant AMA Supercross and motocross champion nicknamed "The GOAT" (The Greatest Of All Time), a pair of...

Von Dutch Condor Custom Motorcycle | The Master’s Favorite

The 1941 Van Dutch Condor offers a glimpse into the psyche of Von Dutch, one of the most influential and mysterious figures of custom car and bike culture.
The Timechart History of Harley-Davidson | Rider’s Library

The Timechart History of Harley-Davidson | Rider’s Library

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Not every motorcycle manufacturer has enough history to warrant a detailed timechart to help tell the story — let alone one...

2013 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Ceremony Inducts 6

2013 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Las Vegas Six legends took their places among motorcycling's best and brightest Friday, Oct. 18, at...
Chrysler Sno-Runner Cryotherapy | Hope for Motorcyclist with Winter Doldrums

Chrysler Sno-Runner Cryotherapy | Hope for Motorcyclist with Winter Doldrums

Looking for ways to battle the winter motorcycle doldrums, Gary finds a Chrysler Sno-Runner to restore and ride - sure beats watching figure skating.
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...

Steve McQueen’s Indian & Triumph Motorcycles to Vegas Bonhams

Steve McQueen's Machines on the Block Over the last few years, the most popular motorcycles to go on the block were once owned by Steve...

Rider’s Library | Encyclopedia of Motor-cycle Sport

Motorcycle Library Retro Review For the enthusiast who simply has to be able to check out who won which historic motorcycle racing event, Peter Carrick’s...
Honda Gold Wing Collection

8 Must-See Hondas at Progressive IMS

8 Must-See Hondas at Progressive IMS - 5 Vintage plus 3 2015 Hondas Honda didn't show a large group of surprising new 2015 Hondas at...
Peter Kisgen’s Cold War Classic Motorcycles

Peter Kisgen’s Cold War Classic Motorcycles

Pete’s Vintage Motorcycle Corner - Cold War Motorcycle Classics The period following the end of World War II saw allies become enemies afterward. Popularly known...

AMA Vintage Days to Celebrate Husqvarna MX Champions

2013 BikeBandit.com AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Husqvarna's legacy in North America is impressive. It started with Torsten Hallman taking 23 of 23 race victories in...