The Japanese Harley-Davidsons

Harley-Davidsons made in Japan? It's a fascinating story! Tens of thousands…


El Mirage by Wet Plate

Photographing the speed trials at El Mirage dry lakebed with a wet plate camera


Louis Lucien Lepoix

Louis Lucien Lepoix is an unsung hero of modernist motorcycle design, who built…


The Vintagent Original: Wheels & Waves California

Filmmaker Irene Kotnik gives an insider's view of "far flung individuals from…


Road Test: 1930 Majestic

The Majestic was the ultimate French Art Deco motorcycle - radical and…


The Vintagent Selects: Roda-Roda Gila: Indonesian Dare Devils

The Indonesian archipelago is teeming with over 70 million motorcycles. With…


The Vintagent Selects: The American Wall Of Death

Director Roberto Serrini takes us inside the celebrated “Wall of Death”, one of…


The Vintagent Selects: Spirit Lake Cycles

Spirit Lake Cycles build custom, commissioned motorcycles in downtown Los…


Road Test: 1929 Ascot-Pullin

Cyril Pullin was a genius designer, way ahead of his time, and built his dream…


The Great Mile

Malle London puts on 'the greatest motorcycle rally in Britain' with The Great…


The Black Angel

Master Plumassier Maxime Leroy takes motorcycles to totally new places, with…


Wheels & Waves California

Wheels & Waves California, sponsored by The Vintagent and Wheels & Waves…


Anke Eve Goldmann

Anke Eve Goldmann was a pioneer German motorcyclist and journalist. Banned…


The Evolution of ‘Super Kim’

the machine is the holder of the South American speed record from 1930


Haunted by Hailwood

Mike Hailwood's last Canadian appearance was in 1967 - or was it? Elizabeth…


T.E. Lawrence; ‘The Road’

T.E. Lawrence, better known as 'Lawrence of Arabia', was a keen motorcyclist,…


Book Review: ‘Flat Out! The Rollie Free Story’

Rollie Free proved the Vincent Black Shadow was the world's fastest production…


A Day at the Races

Wet plate/collodion photographer Paul d'Orléans exposes Wheels&Waves California…


Stanley Woods and ‘Patricia’

A Beloved New Imperial V-twin as Superstar Transport for TT star Stanley Woods


Chopper History on NPR

NPR explored the un-easy history of the 'Captain America' chopper used in 'Easy…


The Vintagent Trailers: Sugar & Spade

'Spade' George and Austin ‘Brown Sugar’ are two life-long friends, brought…


The Vintagent Selects: Stories Of Bike: Dream

From the age of 7, when motorbikes enthralled her with their looks, sound and…


The Vintagent Selects: Loaded Gun Customs: Bucephalus Build

Kevin Dunworth of LOADED GUN CUSTOMS brings us up to speed on his current…


The Vintagent Selects: Stories Of Bike: Romance

After hanging up his racing helmet and giving the dirt racers away, Chris…


The Vintagent Selects: Stories Of Bike: Answers

For Jonathan, the undertaking of a solo world trip on a motorcycle was never…


The Vintagent Selects: Stories Of Bike: Discovery

After having moved to New York City from Norman, Oklahoma and endured public…


Rita Minissi

Photographer Rita Minissi's singular vision explores her relationship to…


The Notorious Mosul Moto Caper

Carmen and Nish take a break from covering the fighting in Mosul to discover a…


Hughes, Godfrey, and the Red Baron

Legendary art critic Robert Hughes has a surprising connection to 1911 Isle of…


Favored by the Gods of Speed

Alp Sungurtekin has built the world’s fastest unfaired Triumph 650.


Scuderia Ferrari Motorcycles

Scuderia Ferrari raced motorcycles in the 1930s! The team was very successful,…


The Vintagent Original: Model X

Test riding a 1934 Matchless Model X, an Art Deco-inspired masterpiece. Paul…


Ian Barry at Kohn Gallery – The New York Times

Custom Motorcycles as Sculptures?


1910 Sex Scandal! Jake De Rosier’s Teen Lover

In 1910, Jake De Rosier was the most famous motorcycle racer in the world.…


Replicating ‘Old Bill’

George Brough's Racing Brough Superior SS80 Had a Brother


100 Years After the ‘Indian Summer’, Part 4: Oliver Godfrey

Oliver Cyril Godfrey won the 1911 Isle of Man TT on an Indian, but World War 1…


‘Crazy’ George Disteel and the Vincent Hoard

George Disteel tried to buy and hide every Vincent in Northern California, but…


100 Years After the ‘Indian Summer’, Part 3: Charles Bayly Franklin

Charles Bayly Franklin was Ireland's first international motorcycle racer, and…


100 Years After the ‘Indian Summer’, Part 2: Jake De Rosier

Jake De Rosier was perhaps the first professional motorcycle racer, and…


Jeff Decker’s ‘Black Lightning’ at Auction

Jeff Decker's Custom Vincent, his 'Black Lightning', is a controversial…


100 Years After the ‘Indian Summer’, Part 1: Billy Wells

Over 100 years ago, Indian swept the Isle of Man TT with a 1-2-3 win. It was…


The Vintagent Trailers: Morbidelli – a Story of Men and Fast Motorcycles

Discover the story of the Morbidelli team, which in the 70s was able to win 4…


The Vintagent Trailers: Isle Of Man TT

Travel to the remote island of man to showcase the human element of the…


The Motorcycling Du Ponts

The Du Pont family is intimately tied with the American motorcycle industry,…


Robert Hughes: Art Critic, Motorcyclist

Art critic Robert Hughes, star of the 'Shock of the New' TV series, was a…


Kenzo Tada

Kenzo Tada was the First Asian to Compete in the Isle of Man TT, and the first…


And Then Came Rudge…

AMA Hall of Fame rider Carey Loftin performed the motorcycle stunts for many…


Holes in the Memory

Reviving the Memory of Sylvester H. Roper, the Inventor of Motorcycling


The Vintagent Trailers: Mancini, The Motorcycle Wizard

The mechanic that helped debut five of the most talented Italian motorcycle…


Vintage Revival Monthléry 2015 (Pt 1)

The incredible Vintage Revival Montlhéry vintage auto and motorcycle racing…


Wheels&Waves 2017: The Best Yet

The Sixth Wheels&Waves was the best yet, with carefully curated exhibits, and…


Days of Future Past: the Mercury

Laurie Jenks designed the Motorcycle of the Future, an all-aluminum masterpiece…


Catsuits, Boilersuits, and Racing Suits

The one-piece leather racing suit has its origins in utilitarian workwear,…


The Vintagent Original: The Ended Summer

Photographer, surfer, and motorcycle racer Richard Vincent led an idyllic Santa…


The Vintagent Selects: The Museum

A Short Film by Tom Rochester, documenting Martin Squires as he sketches a…


Bill Phelps: Catching Heroes

The Autodromo de Linas-Montlhery is a speed bowl filled with ghosts and,…


The Vintagent Selects: Dave Roper #7

Take a ride with Dave Roper and check out this vintage motorcycle racing…


The Vintagent Selects: Moto Borgotaro

Not only does Moto Borgotaro defy many of the stylistic conventions that have…


The Vintagent Trailers: The Wall Of Death And All That

Brankica spends her life defying gravity on the vertical road that has no…


The Blue Bike

Marty Dickerson Created the Vincent Legend in America


John Surtees

Remembering World Champion John Surtees, the only man to win the World…


Cliff Vaughs – Rest Easy

‘Easy Rider’ Chopper Designer, Civil Rights Pioneer, RIP


‘Norton’ George Cohen

Mr. Norton, the Inestimable Dr. George, has Left the Track


Nick Veasey: Beneath the Surface

Nick Veasey pushes photography into unseen territory, making art from x-rays


Tutorial for the ‘Car Guys’: Why Bikes?

Thoughts on collecting with Stephen Cox led to thoughts on why car collectors…


Peter Fonda: ‘Cliff Vaughs Built Captain America’

Peter Fonda acknowledged in this 2014 letter, for the first time in 45 years,…


A Truly Global Custom Scene

Valen Zhou is a photographer and pioneer motorcycle customizer in Chengdu,…


Alberto Garcia-Alix: Wheels&Waves 2013

Renowned Spanish photographer Alberto Garcia-Alix captured the anarchic spirit…


Nuovo Nuovo Falcone Cafe

Don Cronin and Dan O'Shea build unique cafe racer customs that win major prizes…


Grayson Perry at the British Museum

Sculptor Grayson Perry designed an outrageous Harley-Davidson Knucklehead…


The Universal Racing Motorcycle

Dimitri Coste attempts the impossible: racing in many different types of…


Before the Bandit

In 1967, Triumph's legendary designer Edward Turner came out of retirement to…


Harry Beanham’s Outback ABCs

Harry Beanham was a motorcycle collector and amateur photographer from the…


Dennis Loveday: Brooklands Racer

Dennis Loveday raced at Brooklands in the 1930s on Velocettes and Ariels


Shinya Kimura at the Legend of the Motorcycle

Japanese custom builder Shinya Kimura brought his remarkable hand-made machines…


2006 Legend of the Motorcycle

At a reception for the inaugural Legend of the Motorcycle Concours in 2006:…


The Corruption of the Young, and What it Leads To

You never know where giving a ride to a child might lead...in this case, a…