CULTURE

The Current: E-Volkswagen Crushes Pikes Peak Record

The Pike's Peak Hillclimb is a unique and historic race, and for the second time...

The Phantastic Oskar Schindler

Oskar Schindler was a motorcycle racer and a real rascal, who redeemed himself...

Indians for the European Grand Prix

Indian developed special racers based on the European model to bolster their...

2018 Concorso Eleganza Villa d’Este

Like many contemporary brands, the Concorso di Eleganza Villa d'Este, held on the shores of stunning Lake Como, is a revival.  A Concorso was first organized on the grounds of the 16th century Villa d'Este from 1929-49 (with a gap for WW2), and featured the elegant new designs from the many coachbuilders working on automobile chassis at the time (Saoutchik, Figoni&Falaschi, etc), in a grand tradition stretching back hundreds of years.  But the economic situation in postwar Italy was dire, and the great coachwork houses were in transition...

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Stolen Glory: Zenith, OEC, and the 1930 World Speed Record

In 1930, the motorcycle World Speed Record was a close contest between BMW,...

Motosacoche and the Brothers Dufaux

The Dufaux brothers were pioneers of aviation, and founded a very successful...

Around the World with Aloha Wanderwell

Aloha Wanderwell was the first woman to circle the globe on wheels, as well as...

‘In Vietnam, You’re Never Alone’

Zoe David is an architect and motorcycle builder from France, who's recently...

Grow Old With Me Darling Quail

JP DeFaut visited the Quail Motorcycle Gathering in 2016, and here's what you...

100 Years Ago: Motorcycle Ambulances in WW1

Motorcycle ambulances were a technical innovation in WW1, and these photos show...

Death, Taxes, and Old Bike Fever

As collectors age, it's all too easy for unscrupulous 'friends' with Old BIke...

The Motorcycle is 200 Years Old Today?

Was the motorcycle first demonstrated on April 3rd, 1818?

The ‘Motorized Cossacks’ of Africa

Boko Haram insurgents in Africa find motorcycles ideal for attacks and evasion. ...

‘Custom Revolution’ in Cycle World

Cycle World magazine announces the 'Custom Revolution' exhibit at the Petersen...