MOTORCYCLES

Thinking Outside the Box: Hossack Engineering

Norman Hossack's radical front fork design reduced weight and made for more…

Those Dashing Racers of the 1920s: C.T. Ashby

You can almost smell the castor oil burning off the hot motor of Cecil Ashby's…

Road Test: 1928 BMW R63

The R63 was an expensive machine when new, and cost about the same as a Brough…

Not Just Skidding Around

Put someone in a SKIDCAR or on a SKIDBIKE and they always come back shaking…

Quail Motorcycle Gathering is Back!

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering is the premier motorcycle lifestyle event /…

America’s First Motor Vehicle Race: 1895

Motocycles seemed a mighty pain in the ass compared to bicycles, and the 1895…

Top 10 Mecum Las Vegas 2022

People just seem to hate their money right now." - Sam Murtaugh, COO of Mecum…

Traveling by Chopper: Charlie Weisel

"Life has a way of pushing us around, and riding a chopper around the world is…

The Harley-Davidson Heritage Collection

The Harley-Davidson Heritage Collection includes nearly 100 beautifully…

Mecum Top 10 for 2022

"The sheer variety is staggering. This year, we fully expect antique and…

(Re)Born in Flames: the Top Mountain Museum

What one never wants to see: a relatively new motorcycle museum atop a private mountain in Austria, totally engulfed in flames.  Photos of the disaster on January 17, 2021 at the Top Mountain Motorcycle Museum reached me in minutes, so I could watch almost in real time a precious collection of the world's rarest and most interesting motorcycles simply evaporate.  Some of those motorcycles had been subject to Road Tests on The Vintagent, and included the ultra-rare sister of the 1925 Sunbeam OHC Grand Prix racer I had ridden only a few months…

Hypercar Exhibit at the Petersen Museum

the Hypercar exhibit at the Petersen Museum will run 18 months (through June…

‘One Man Caravan’ in ADV:Overland

Robert Edison Fulton Jr. rode around the world in 1932 on a Douglas Mastif, and…

The Spectacle of Speedway

What's it like to race Speedway, with no brakes or suspension, doing 0 to 60 in…