MOTORCYCLES

Mopeds to South America

This is a story of two young men who set out on a quest to accomplish something…

The Infernals: Fournier and Metz

The stars aligned when pioneer motormen Charles Metz and Henri Fournier founded…

One Hundred Years Of Racing: Isle of Man TT

Often called the 'world's most dangerous road race', the Isle of Man TT has…

The Hack: 5 Ways to Transition to E-Bikes

Here are the obstacles, challenges and solutions required to transition to…

DKW’s Remarkable Streamliners

DKW's wild streamliner racer bodies were designed by streamlining expert Baron…

How You Find Them #1: 1923 Douglas Racer

You have to be ready to buy when the opportunity arises, and keeping my eyes…

Never Gonna Let You Go: Phil Lane’s Dunstall

Few motorcyclists have owned their machine for half a Century, and of those,…

My 1933 Velocette KTT MkIV: ‘The Mule’

The long history of Velocette KTT470 as documented by Paul d'Orléans, from the…

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 1925 Zenith 'Championship' racer at Brooklands after winning the 200-mile race in 1926.  C.T. Ashby had a rapid rise in his racing career, appearing like a meteor in 1924, and promptly winning both long-distance track events and road races in the UK and Europe.  As a former fighter pilot in WW1 with the RAF, he considered motorcycle racing relatively tame, and enjoyed riding big machines like the 1000cc Zenith below, which made smaller road racers (more typically…

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…