CULTURE

Gillian Freeman, Eliot George, and ‘The Leather Boys’

Gillian Freeman, who wrote the novel and screenplay "The Leather Boys", has died...

Patrick Godet Remembered

Patrick Godet was the ultimate Vincent fanatic, to the point of remanufacturing...

‘Rekordjagd auf Zwei Rädern’

An exhibit of the world's most badass motorcycles from 1904 to 1984, 'Record...

The First ‘Handlebar Derby’: the 1937 Daytona 200

Daytona/Ormond Beach had been used for speed trials since the dawn of motorcycle competition in the USA, in 1902.  The earliest speed records for cars and motorcycles were taken on the Ormond Beach end of this very long strand, probably because the Ormond Beach Hotel was the only hotel in the area, as difficult as that is to imagine if you've been to Daytona today.  At the turn of the Century these beaches had yet to be developed, but were one of the few places in the country where flat-out speed could be explored without harassment by local...

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The Brute: ‘Fass Mikey’ Vils

Mike Vils is a legend in custom motorcycle history, starting with his...

The Vintagent Archive: Wheels And Wings

From 1938: Chris Staniland explains how his love of speed evolved from racing...

The Great Mile Rally 2018

The folks at Malle London host a fantastic rally every year, the Great Mile. ...

The Current: The Copenhagen Wheel – An Instant E-Bike

The Copenhagen Wheel will transform your bicycle with an ingeniously simple...

NYC Norton

Kenny Cummings knows the veneer of a successful business can blind people to the...

The Vintagent Archive: “A Two-Wheeled Steed” (1869)

From the first year of pedal-cycle mass-production, and 1869 account of the joys...

The Current: A History of Electric Motorcycles (Part 1)

The electric motorcycle as a concept dates back to 1869, a trifecta of the...

‘The Angels of Pervyse’

Mairie and Elsie were motorcycle pals from 1912, who took their bikes to Belgium...

‘SpeedisExpensive’: The LA Shoot Road-Trip

A new documentary, 'SpeedIsExpensive', dives deep into Vincent history, with...

The Current: Audi Enters the Electric Age With E-Tron SUV

Audi debuted its first all-electric fast-charging e-tron SUV in San Francisco,...