CULTURE

2018 Concorso Eleganza Villa d’Este

The Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este is the most spectacular concours in the...

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

The life story of Aloha Wanderwell is worthy of the movies, as she lived a life of intrigue and adventure. She was 'the most traveled woman in the world' in the 1920s and '30s, and apparently the first woman to circumnavigate the globe by automobile.  She was also a pilot, and a dab hand with an Indian motorcycle, which accompanied her and husband Walter Wanderwell on their travel tours of every continent. Luckily, she made films of her adventures traveling the world in the 1920s and '30s, and it was her movies that caught our attention, as...

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‘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...

Africa: The Motorcyclists’ Continent

Chinese motorcycles are flooding Africa, in a race against the Japanese to...

‘Custom Revolution’ Exhibit in LA Times

The first museum exhibition of the 'Alt.Custom' scene that's forever changed the...

Whence Came the Swingarm Frame?

Modern motorcycle suspension was invented by an eccentric, dry-humored...