MOTORCYCLES

The Mysterious ‘Mark 6’

The existence, or non-existence, of the Velocette Mark 6 KTT has puzzled...

An Egli Reunion

Dr Fritz Egli debuted his magnificent Egli-Vincent 50 years ago. The Egli...

NLG: Brooklands’ First Winner

W.E. Cook raced a 1907 NLG-Peugeot to victory in the first official competition...

Days of Future Past: the Mercury

Laurie Jenks designed the Motorcycle of the Future, an all-aluminum masterpiece...

1935 Böhmerland ‘Reise’

The Bohmerlans was the longest production motorcycle in history, capable of...

Velocettes in Antarctica!

Who knew motorcycles were among the first long-term residents of Antarctica?

The Lost Peugeot Racers

The Remarkable Peugeot Racer, Decades Ahead of its Time

Rara Avis: The Unique Lynton Racer

Colin Lyster isn’t a household name, unless you’re a hardcore café racer fan, in which case, he’s a demigod on par with Dave Degens and the Rickman brothers. A former Rhodesian road racer, Lyster moved to Britain in the early 1960s, and set about re-framing Triumphs and Hondas to reduce weight and improve chassis stiffness.  His frames were ultra-rigid and half as heavy as comparable Norton item; he typically discarded the lower frame rails, using the engine as a stressed member, and thinwall tubing of smaller diameter than considered...

The First ‘Triton’ – A Prewar Cafe Racer

The World's First Triton Motorcycle was built by the man who invented the Norton...

World’s Most Expensive Basket Cases

Demand for blue chip motorcycles extends even to totally dismantled and...

The Remarkable Minneapolis

The Minneapolis Motorcycle Co. pioneered the use of a gearbox before any other...