MOTORCYCLES

The Current News: EV ‘Bush Bikes’ Protecting Wildlife

How do you combat wildlife poaching in Africa? Self-sufficient, solar-powered...

First Four-Cylinder at the Isle of Man TT

The first four-cylinder motorcycle racer in history wasn't Italian or Japanese,...

The Current News: Guido Comes to America

With electric power, designers are free to explore new shapes for motorcycles, ...

Serial 1 E-Bike: Harley-Davidson’s Past and Present

Can Harley-Davidson's new e-bike division, Serial 1, give the Motor Co a way out...

The Current News: Spanish Classic Magic

PURSANG is transitioning from IC to electric designs, and honors the long...

Velo on the Chase

Riding an sophisticated overhead-camshaft British motorcycle across the USA is...

Road Test: 2020 BMW R18

BMW took a leaf from H-D's book with the new R18, digging into their heritage to...

Phil Irving’s ‘Other’ Twin: the Velocette Model O

Phil Irving co-designed the legendary Vincent V-twin: he also designed a...

The Current News: Concept Z

Ed Motorcycles is balancing flat track style with new tech action, in a bid to...

Coping with COVID: the Auction Scene in 2020

How is the auction scene coping with Covid? Sam Murtaugh of Mecum Auctions gives...

Double Trouble: the CoVel Story

By Martin Squires Hedley Cox and the 1951 Covel 500cc twin At the age of 18, Hedley Cox embarked on a project that remains alive to the present day. While working at Veloce Ltd. as a works racing mechanic, in his spare time Cox raced a 350cc Mk. VIII KTT Velocette. He hankered for a 500cc mount – there was such a machine sat in the corner of the factory workshop, but his boss would never allow him to use it. The only other racing 500cc Velocette he knew at the time belonged to Les Archer, but it was uncompetitive by 1950. Other...

What’s Mees Got?

Jared Mees has 6 AMA Flat Track championships under his belt, and wins like...

John Wallace and the Duzmo

At 14, he knew he'd build motorcycles - and he did! On the way he worked with...

8 Valves for the Road

Hot stuff! Designers and special builders have explored the power potential of...