The Current: HPC Revolution

Hi-Power Cycles have launched a 60mph E-Bike. Technically, that's a motorcycle,...


The Vintagent Trailers: The Wall Of Death And All That

Brankica spends her life defying gravity on the vertical road that has no...


The Current: Livio Suppo – From MotoGP to eMTB

An exclusive and candid conversation with former Repsol HRC MotoGP team...


Billy Al Bengston: Art in Motion

Pop artist Billy Al Bengston raced motorcycles to make a living while creating...


The Vintagent Selects: The Spirit Of Sturgis

Brittney Olsen, racer of Vintage Motorcycles, Cars and the Host of The Spirit of...


Glenn H. Curtiss

Curtiss built the best motorcycle engines in the world from 1903 onwards, and...


The Current: Confederate No More – Meet the Curtiss Motorcycle

After 25 years, Confederate Motors sheds its controversial a name, and the...


The Ride: Piyush and Nishanth – Avoid IT

Two young Indian mechanical engineers decided they'd rather build a custom bike...


The Current: Saroléa is Alive and Electric

Grand nephews of Saroléa factory racer from the 1950s have rejuvenated the...


Luigi Colani: The Future Is Now

The Swiss designer Luigi Colani focussed on erotic, streamlined shapes, and was...


The Silent Types

Silent films of the 1920s featured incredibly motorcycle stunts by Harold Lloyd,...


Gallery: Heidi Zumbrun

If there's every age, sex, and color, and every kind of motorcycle, it must be...


The Ride: Vintagent X Gestalten

'the Ride' books explore the new global custom motorcycle scene around the...


The Vintagent Selects: Giovanni Burlando’s Vision

An incredible career of 850 professional hillclimb races by an utterly charming,...


The Current: Al(ta) in the Family

The Alta Motors story is rooted in California flat-track and club racing, via...


Glenn Curtiss: 136mph in 1906?

A Scientific American article from 1906 explains Glenn H. Curtiss' 136.3mph...


Lena the Killer

Why were a group of Australians riding a British motorcycle in Austria? To...


Confessions of a Factory Trials Rider

Gwen White was a factory-supported Trials rider in the 1950s, for Francis-Barnet...


Cliff ‘Soney’ Vaughs and ‘Easy Rider’

Cliff Vaughs designed the most famous motorcycles in the world. Why is he still...


DG Manktelow, Cafe Racer

As a college student, DG Manktelow needed some credits, so enrolled in a...


The Current: Mission Motors Electric Sportbike

The Mission One was the most advanced electric sportbike in the world when...


Sylvester Roper’s Steam Velocipedes

Sylvester H Roper built his first steam velocipede in 1967/8, and demonstrated...


Grayson Perry at the British Museum

Sculptor Grayson Perry designed an outrageous Harley-Davidson Knucklehead custom...


Freak Power: Hunter S. Thompson for Sheriff

In 1970, Hunter S. Thompson ran for Sheriff of Aspen, Colorado, on a very...


The Vintagent Selects: ‘Not So Easy’

After working on 'Easy Rider', Cliff 'Soney' Vaughs hired Peter Fonda and Evel...


The Chanel Triton

Built as an homage, the Chanel Triton was used by Karl Lagerfeld for his 2010...


Showman in a Suitcase – Putt Mossman

When Chris Illman found a suitcase of motorcycle memorabilia, he didn't know it...


Atlanta’s ‘Black Streaks’

From 1913-1924, black motorcyclists raced on Atlanta's board tracks and...


A Cowboy at a Garden Party

An energetic flat-track champion is squired to the chi-chi Radnor Hunt Fox...


The Vintagent Selects: Falcon Kestrel – Desert Ride

In 2010, Falcon Motorcycles revealed the Kestrel, a Triumph-based custom of...


From Glorious to Notorious; the Fay Taylour Story

Fay Taylour is the most successful female motorsports competitor in history,...


The Tiger of Picardy

Triumph were allowed to build their twin-cylinder line even after WW2 began, and...


The Vintagent Selects: The Monkey & Her Driver

Kendra and Betty are America’s only all women sidecar road racing team for...


Cannonball: Into the West

The 2014 Cannonball Crossed the Continental Divide


The Vintagent Selects: Black Kat

Rick Monahan has dedicated his life to vintage BMW motorcycles. He didn't watch...


El Mirage by Wet Plate

Photographing the speed trials at El Mirage dry lakebed with a wet plate camera


The Vintagent Original: Wheels & Waves California

Filmmaker Irene Kotnik gives an insider's view of "far flung individuals from...


Road Test: 1930 Majestic

The Majestic was the ultimate French Art Deco motorcycle - radical and...


The Vintagent Selects: Roda-Roda Gila: Indonesian Dare Devils

The Indonesian archipelago is teeming with over 70 million motorcycles. With...


The Vintagent Selects: The American Wall Of Death

Director Roberto Serrini takes us inside the celebrated “Wall of Death”, one...


The Vintagent Selects: Spirit Lake Cycles

Spirit Lake Cycles build custom, commissioned motorcycles in downtown Los...


Road Test: 1929 Ascot-Pullin

Cyril Pullin was a genius designer, way ahead of his time, and built his dream...


The Great Mile

Malle London puts on 'the greatest motorcycle rally in Britain' with The Great...


The Black Angel

Master Plumassier Maxime Leroy takes motorcycles to totally new places, with...


Wheels & Waves California

Wheels & Waves California, sponsored by The Vintagent and Wheels & Waves France,...


Anke Eve Goldmann

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


The Evolution of ‘Super Kim’

the machine is the holder of the South American speed record from 1930


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,...


Book Review: ‘Flat Out! The Rollie Free Story’

Rollie Free proved the Vincent Black Shadow was the world's fastest production...


A Day at the Races

Wet plate/collodion photographer Paul d'Orléans exposes Wheels&Waves California...


Stanley Woods and ‘Patricia’

A Beloved New Imperial V-twin as Superstar Transport for TT star Stanley Woods


Chopper History on NPR

NPR explored the history of the 'Captain America' chopper used in 'Easy Rider',...


The Vintagent Trailers: Sugar & Spade

'Spade' George and Austin ‘Brown Sugar’ are two life-long friends, brought...


The Vintagent Selects: Stories Of Bike: Dream

From the age of 7, when motorbikes enthralled her with their looks, sound and...


The Vintagent Selects: Loaded Gun Customs: Bucephalus Build

Kevin Dunworth of LOADED GUN CUSTOMS brings us up to speed on his current...


The Vintagent Selects: Stories Of Bike: Romance

After hanging up his racing helmet and giving the dirt racers away, Chris...


The Vintagent Selects: Stories Of Bike: Answers

For Jonathan, the undertaking of a solo world trip on a motorcycle was never...


The Vintagent Selects: Stories Of Bike: Discovery

After having moved to New York City from Norman, Oklahoma and endured public...


Rita Minissi

Photographer Rita Minissi's singular vision explores her relationship to...


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...


Favored by the Gods of Speed

Alp Sungurtekin has built the world’s fastest unfaired Triumph 650.


Scuderia Ferrari Motorcycles

One the 75th Anniversary of the Ferrari marque, we celebrate Enzo's original...


The Vintagent Original: Model X

Test riding a 1934 Matchless Model X, an Art Deco-inspired masterpiece. Paul...


Ian Barry at Kohn Gallery – The New York Times

Custom Motorcycles as Sculptures?


1910 Sex Scandal! Jake De Rosier’s Teen Lover

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


Replicating ‘Old Bill’

George Brough's Racing Brough Superior SS80 Had a Brother


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...


Jeff Decker’s ‘Black Lightning’ at Auction

Jeff Decker's Custom Vincent, his 'Black Lightning', is a controversial...


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 Vintagent Trailers: Morbidelli – a Story of Men and Fast Motorcycles

Discover the story of the Morbidelli team, which in the 70s was able to win 4...


The Vintagent Trailers: Isle Of Man TT

Travel to the remote island of man to showcase the human element of the...


The Motorcycling Du Ponts

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


Robert Hughes: Art Critic, Motorcyclist

Art critic Robert Hughes, star of the 'Shock of the New' TV series, was a...


Kenzo Tada

Kenzo Tada was the First Asian to Compete in the Isle of Man TT, and the first...


And Then Came Rudge…

AMA Hall of Fame rider Carey Loftin performed the motorcycle stunts for many...


Holes in the Memory

Reviving the Memory of Sylvester H. Roper, the Inventor of Motorcycling


The Vintagent Trailers: Mancini, The Motorcycle Wizard

The mechanic that helped debut five of the most talented Italian motorcycle...


Vintage Revival Monthléry 2015 (Pt 1)

The incredible Vintage Revival Montlhéry vintage auto and motorcycle racing...


Wheels&Waves 2017: The Best Yet

The Sixth Wheels&Waves was the best yet, with carefully curated exhibits, and an...


Days of Future Past: the Mercury

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


Catsuits, Boilersuits, and Racing Suits

The one-piece leather racing suit has its origins in utilitarian workwear, which...


The Vintagent Original: The Ended Summer

Photographer, surfer, and motorcycle racer Richard Vincent led an idyllic Santa...


The Vintagent Selects: The Museum

A Short Film by Tom Rochester, documenting Martin Squires as he sketches a large...


Bill Phelps: Catching Heroes

The Autodromo de Linas-Montlhery is a speed bowl filled with ghosts and,...