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Classic TT: Lineups Confirmed for 2013 Formula Races

2013 Classic TT at Isle of Man The Motorsport Merchandise Formula 1, Formula 2 and Formula Classic Races are set to bring this year’s Classic...

Rider’s Library | Yamaha by Mick Wollett

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Maybe it was the fact that Mick Woollett’s book about Yamaha was published in 1984 that interested me since a lot...

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days: Mods & Rockers

2012 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days at Mid-Ohio

The American Motorcyclist Association is pleased to announce that the 2012 AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days rally - the country's grandest celebration of old bikes and the people who love them - will highlight the classic "Rockers and Mods" two-wheeled subculture that is presently undergoing a popular resurgence in America.

Franco Farnè, Ducati 125, 1958

Ducati Soul Mate Franco Farne Passes at 80

With racers always making the headlines, we sometimes forget about the people off the track - the engineers, technicians, mechanics and test riders. These are...

33rd British Biker Cooperative (BBC) Rally Recap & Photos

2013 BBC Rally Review/Photos With perfect weather finally arriving in Wisconsin after a spring of flooding and wildly fluctuating temperatures, the members of the British...
Triumph Bonneville T214 Land Speed Limited Edition | First Look

Triumph Bonneville T214 Land Speed Limited Edition | First Look

Triumph Bonneville T214 Land Speed Limited Edition Celebrates Bonneville Speed Record History Back in 1959, the original Triumph Bonneville was named to celebrate a place...

Rider’s Library | Indian Motorcycles (Hatfield and Halberstadt)

Motorcycle Library Retro Review With all the recent hoopla about the new Polaris Indian models, it may be time to look back on the original...

Harley-Davidson World Ride Achieves More than 10 Million Miles

2013 Harley-Davidson World Ride Recap In 2008,the Harley Owners Group (H.O.G.) began the Harley-Davidson World Ride, which collectively documents the miles riders from across the...
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 | Suzuki by Geoff Aspel

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Geoff Aspel’s book Suzuki is a companion book to Mick Woollett’s book Yamaha (see our review here). Both published by Arco Publishing...

Rider’s Library | The Classic Harley-Davidson a Celebration of America’s Legendary Motorcycles

Motorcycle Library Retro Review Martin Norris’s book, The Classic Harley-Davidson a Celebration of America’s Legendary Motorcycles, is a departure from most of the books I...
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...

Harley-Davidson Museum Features Kurpius’ Living Lost Photographs

Harley-Davidson Museum Exhibit Views Life on the Open Road The first Harley-Davidson Museum exhibit of 2014 will feature photographs that depict life on the open...

2013 Isle of Man TT Fatality: Matsushita Passes in Crash

2013 Isle of Man TT Fatality Another life was claimed Monday at the 37.73-mile Snaefell Mountain Course during practice for the 2013 Isle of Man...

Rider’s Library | Classic Motorcycles by Vic Willoughby

Motorcycle Library Retro Review If you’ve ever wondered how motorcycle design came to be what it is today, and if you have an interest in...