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Royal Enfield Indian heritage video

26 April, 2020
The Royal Enfield name started out as a legendary English motorcycle manufacturer, before the enterprising Indian arm of the business carried on the brand after the English part shut up shop in 1971. That made for nearly 100 years of…

Brough Superior historic bikes

26 April, 2020
This vintage-style Brough Superior model is apparently the last British-built model to have been produced and is now up for sale. The model was produced by Dave and Les Card and was the last SS100 machine before the brand was…

Pic of the day: 1986 Yamaha FZ 750

25 April, 2020
This pic of the day shows a restored 1986 Yamaha FZ 750. The photo comes from Italian fan Fabiano, who finally managed to purchase an FZ 750 after falling in love with it at age 11 when watching the film…

Triumph Bonneville vs Ducati GT1000 Touring

22 April, 2020
Describing the trend towards retro bikes as the “vintage boom”, Motorcycle USA tries out the Triumph Bonneville and Ducati GT1000 Touring, as brands such as these capitalise on the nostalgia associated with 60’s and 70’s motorcycling.The Triumph Bonneville is the…

Michiel De Molenaar's BMW R80 Cafè Racer

22 April, 2020
The pictured motorcycle isn’t your average old school BMW piece, it is ‘the’ BMW R80 Cafè Racer owned by Holland’s own Michiel De Molenaar, one of the biggest BMW Cafè Racer enthusiast in the world and founder of Bmw Cafè…

WDW 2012: a frolic through the Ducati museum

21 April, 2020
The roar of the legendary Ducati V-Twins was the unofficial soundtrack of WDW 2012, a sound that could be heard everywhere at all time in Misano, inside and outside the racetrack. Ducati fans from all over the world were just…

Motorcycles now at Concorso d'Eleganza, Villa d'Este

19 April, 2020
Italy’s Villa d’Este Concorso d’Eleganza for automobiles is a world famous concours hosting some of the most beautiful concept and vintage cars you’ll ever see. To give you an idea, the 2011 Villa d’Este event will host a new Aston…

Eicma 2008: vintage Vespa GTV Sidercar prototype

19 April, 2020
Piaggio presented quite a curious prototype at the Eicma show in Milan in the form of a Vespa GTV Sidecar. This is a vintage Vespa prototype that picks up stylistic elements from the 50’s.It’s not really a new idea as…

1961 Manurhin vintage scooter

18 April, 2020
This beautiful scooter is a version of the DKW Hobby scooter built under licence by Manurhin, a French gun manufacturer. The company started building the Hobby back in 1956 under the name of the Manurhin MR75, known as the Concord…

Ducati Desmo Corsa 450 up for auction

17 April, 2020
This 1970 Ducati ‘Desmo Corsa’ 450 is one of the most exciting vintage motorcycles to ever go under the hammer, and comes from the private collection of Mr. Carlo Saltarelli, a former Ducati tester who later became a Ducati dealer.…

Captain America: The First Avenger rides a Harley

17 April, 2020
Captain America: The First Avenger, is the next feature movie based on the Marvel comic hero that is currently being filmed in the English countryside near London. The movie bike is supposedly a WLA replica based on an FLSTSB Cross…

WDW 2012: classic and special Ducati bikes from the paddock

16 April, 2020
The organization of the World Ducati Week 2012 certainly did not overlook the glorious past of the Borgo Panigale-based manufacturer. In Misano there was a dedicated zone called ‘Heritage Galaxy’ where they had set up two areas whose aim was…

Squadra Sutge Classic Moto 2011 video and pics

16 April, 2020
A KIND OF PASSION, a tribute to classic motorcycles and the people who love them from Squadra Sutge on Vimeo.The Classic Moto event in Spain celebrates custom and vintage race bikes. The event takes place every year on the Jarama…

Harley-Davidson Captain America motorcycle

13 April, 2020
In creating the new Captain America film based on the vintage comics from the World War II era, film producers went to American legends Harley-Davidson for the right kind of military motorcycle for the superhero. The result is a Harley-Davidson…

Cafe Cowboy American custom built vintage bikes

12 April, 2020
Cafe cowboy from benedict campbell on Vimeo.In a wonderful amalgamation of tradition, family history and motorcycle culture, Americans build some of the most beautiful custom bikes often inspired by European motorcycle culture. In this video, we hear custom motorcycle builder…

Vespa toys: how to make a Vespa with paper

12 April, 2020
Let’s take a step back in time to the 60’s and take a ride in the seat of a Vespa 150. Or not… this cute toy in British style comes from Paper Replika and is a recreation of a Vespa,…

Video: Mike Hailwood in Francorchamps

11 April, 2020
Twowheels presented the launch of NCR’s Mike Hailwood TT bike that was shown at the EICMA, but we thought we’d go back in time and show you how riders in Mike’s period enjoyed racing. Look at the video and imagine…

Honda CB1100 spy shot and video

9 April, 2020
Here’s a spy shot of the Honda CB1100 which turned up in California recently, and after the jump you’ll find what looks to be part of a marketing video on the CB1100 describing some of its features and its market…

1954 AJS E95 Porcupine to be auctioned at Quail Lodge

9 April, 2020
This restored AJS Porcupine rare motorcycle will be auctioned by Bonhams in August at the Quail Lodge in California. Built in 1954 as a racing bike it was one of only four E95 models built by the British manufacturer AJS.…

Moto Guzzi V7 Racer pics: vintage lovin'

9 April, 2020
The Moto Guzzi V7 Racer was originally presented to us as a special edition model at last year’s EICMA show, and was called the V7 Clubman. But the market wanted this little café racer with the Guzzi 750 engine so…
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