The Ultimate Old Bike Test – 2012 Cannonball


Motorcycles as static relics are ultimately dead things; I'm a rider first, and I prefer riding old motorcycles.…

The Motorcycle Portraits: Paul d’Orléans


Paul d'Orléans is publisher of The Vintagent, guest curator at the Petersen Museum, author, motorcycle nut, historian,…

Cannonball 2018: Portland, Maine


Stretching from Portland to Portland, the Motorcycle Cannonball starts today, with a great mix of machines as we barrel…

The Vintagent Trailers: White Knuckle: The Story Of The Motorcycle Cannonball


Ride along with Hot Rod Builder and Award Winning Filmmaker Brian Darwas as he travels coast to coast on the ultimate…

Cannonballs Deep: In The Thick Of It


Daily Journal for the Cannonball Endurance Rally

Cannonballs Deep: The Beginning


The Beginning of the 2016 Motorcycle Cannonball Endurance Rally

Shinya Kimura at the Legend of the Motorcycle


Japanese custom builder Shinya Kimura brought his remarkable hand-made machines to the 2006 Legend of the Motorcycle…

Top 10 at the John Parham Estate Auction


The exceptional collection of the late John Parham, all for sale in the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.…

The Anamosa Broughs: a Superior Collection


Three Brough Superiors are included in the National Motorcycle Museum auction Sep 6-9 in Anamosa, Iowa, conducted by…

My 1933 Velocette KTT MkIV: ‘The Mule’


The long history of Velocette KTT470 as documented by Paul d'Orléans, from the factory for Mack's Motorcycles to Eddie…

The Harley-Davidson Heritage Collection


The Harley-Davidson Heritage Collection includes nearly 100 beautifully restored models covering every year of the…

Café Racers Invade Sturgis


The 'Ton Up!' exhibition during the 2012 Sturgis Rally was an oasis of alternative culture, co-curated by photographer…

Velo on the Chase


Riding an sophisticated overhead-camshaft British motorcycle across the USA is no small feat: Larry Luce sorted it out…

‘SpeedisExpensive’: The LA Shoot Road-Trip


A new documentary, 'SpeedIsExpensive', dives deep into Vincent history, with original never-seen films shot by Philip…

The Big X and the Big 3: the Excelsior-Henderson Story


The Excelsior-Henderson brand is coming up for sale in Las Vegas this month! Why does it matter?