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Anke Eve Goldmann

Anke Eve Goldmann was a pioneer German motorcyclist and journalist. Banned from...

Haunted by Hailwood

Mike Hailwood's last Canadian appearance was in 1967 - or was it? Elizabeth...

T.E. Lawrence; ‘The Road’

T.E. Lawrence, better known as 'Lawrence of Arabia', was a keen motorcyclist,...

Chopper History on NPR

The attempted sale of Michael Eisenberg's 'Captain America' chopper prompted considerable interest in the film's history, the bike, and the back story of the bikes used in Easy Rider. As I'd just researched this very subject for my book 'The Chopper; the Real Story' (2015; Gestalten), and have what I believe is a fairly complete picture of the origins and build of 'Captain America', I suppose that makes me an expert on the subject! Cliff 'Soney' Vaughs on his white chopper on Malibu Beach, 1972. [Elliott Gold]  Cliff Vaughs died in...

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The Notorious Mosul Moto Caper

Carmen and Nish take a break from covering the fighting in Mosul to discover a...

Hughes, Godfrey, and the Red Baron

Legendary art critic Robert Hughes has a surprising connection to 1911 Isle of...

1910 Sex Scandal! Jake De Rosier’s Teen Lover

In 1910, Jake De Rosier was the most famous motorcycle racer in the world. ...

100 Years After the ‘Indian Summer’, Part 4: Oliver Godfrey

Oliver Cyril Godfrey won the 1911 Isle of Man TT on an Indian, but World War 1...

‘Crazy’ George Disteel and the Vincent Hoard

George Disteel tried to buy and hide every Vincent in Northern California, but...

100 Years After the ‘Indian Summer’, Part 3: Charles Bayly Franklin

Charles Bayly Franklin was Ireland's first international motorcycle racer, and...

100 Years After the ‘Indian Summer’, Part 2: Jake De Rosier

Jake De Rosier was perhaps the first professional motorcycle racer, and Indian's...

100 Years After the ‘Indian Summer’, Part 1: Billy Wells

Over 100 years ago, Indian swept the Isle of Man TT with a 1-2-3 win. It was...

The Motorcycling Du Ponts

The Du Pont family is intimately tied with the American motorcycle industry, and...

The Sex Machine

The motorcycle is the second most intimate of machines; the first being, of...