Vintage

A Warrior from 1922 keeps on fighting today!

A Warrior from 1922 keeps on fighting today!

Here’s a Warrior motorcycle that withstood the test of time with brilliancy. If you are into vintage motorcycles you’ll appreciate the bike as being truly worth its place in a museum, and still enjoy seeing it make a little smoke, early style!

We did not know if it is a reconditioned piece or the original model, but when spotting that impeccable Rolls Royce in the guy’s garage, we started having a hunch.

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Cornering with a sidecar? Pretty difficult in this case!

Cornering with a sidecar? Pretty difficult in this case!

The incident happens in Slovania during a race that takes place once a year. The idea is to take out of the museums and garages their old side car motorcycles and race the hell out of them. In this case, a certain corner proved a bit tricky, but it seems that the pilots are well determined and get the thing back on wheels immediately.

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Honda Motorcycle Commercial Starring John Travolta

Honda Motorcycle Commercial Starring John Travolta

Honda surely knew how to make a good commercial even in the early days when attracting buyers through such methods would guarantee it the success of today. And presenting a young star such as John Travolta not only manages to help commercialize the bike, but create a clear image of those times on which you can comment today.

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Pete's Garage: 1896 Steam Motorcycle

Pete’s Garage: 1896 Steam Motorcycle

Pete Gagan is a motorcycle expert who dedicated its time on learning as much possible about antique motorcycles and when it finally put its hands on one, it designed an identical replica which takes it for a ride today.

The bike, Sylvester Roper’s “Steam Powered Motorcycle” requires an entire process until getting started and it isn’t quite a blast, but it helps showing us where it all began.

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Ebay find of the day: Tucson Véloce 650 Café Racer

Ebay find of the day: Tucson Véloce 650 Café Racer

Those who fell in love with the very first version of the Véloce will be very pleased to hear that it is now for sale on the net.
As long as you can bid, it is obviously on Ebay. Having a starting price of 9000 € and knowing that this bike is a prototype and an unique one, I’m sure that those 9000 € will not stay posted for long.

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Nostalgically remember the Moto Guzzi 8 cylinders

Nostalgically remember the Moto Guzzi 8 cylinders

Here’s a movie which lets you enjoy the spectacular sound of the mythical Guzzi 8 cylinders engine during some laps in San Pietro, Italy.
Tune up speakers or, even better, your sound system to feel the chills. Just spectacular!

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2008 Royal Enfield Bullet 500ES Classic

2008 Royal Enfield Bullet 500ES Classic

Available in a collection of classic colors, trimmed with hand-painted pinstripes, featuring a 5-speed transmission, seven inch double leading shoe front brake and a dual seat. The Classic’s striking, one-color appearance sets it apart from any other motorcycle in the market.
Available as either a 500cc with limited 350cc availability for vintage racers.
0Unique Features:0 Striking, one-color appearance Five-speed transmission Electric start and a kick starter standard (...)

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Riding the Curves with MV Agusta (part II)

Riding the Curves with MV Agusta (part II)

The Motorcycle, Italian Style: Riding the Curves with MV Agusta, sponsored by Cliff’s Cycle Revolution, has opened at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center on Saturday, Sept. 8 and it will run through the Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries until Jan. 6, 2008.
This vintage motorcycle exhibition, from the Gary & Connie Kohs Collection, represents the MV Agusta brand history from the beginning of the second World War to nowadays, with more than 30 bikes, most from the Classic era (...)

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Riding the Curves with MV Agusta

Riding the Curves with MV Agusta

Stamford, CT, Sept 8, 2007 - Jan 6, 2008

This vintage motorcycle exhibition traces the MV Agusta brand from its World War II inception to today. Transportation meets art in this spectacular salute to one of the most admired, esthetically-driven steel horses of all time. The exhibition runs Saturday, September 8, 2007 through Sunday, January 6, 2008. Member’s Opening Reception is Friday, September 7, 2007 and Director’s Circle Dinner is Friday, November 2, 2007
0Related Programming: 0 EASY RIDER, Italian Style Festival, Sunday, (...)

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Motorcycle enthusiast living the American dream

Motorcycle enthusiast living the American dream

Kevin Tackett loves what he does — restoring and selling vintage motorcycles. Most of the bikes and parts he deals with are 20 to 25 years old or older.
“I used to do property maintenance and would find old motorcycles buried in the weeds when I was cleaning up a lot. I took them home and cleaned them up. Six years ago, a friend steered me to some Web sites, where I started selling parts and the refurbished cycles. The business started in my backyard and just sort of grew from there,” (...)

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Highly significant Isle Of Man bikes to be present at the Legend of the Motorcycle Concours d'Elegance

Highly significant Isle Of Man bikes to be present at the Legend of the Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance

This year marks 100 years that the legendary Isle of Man Tourist Trophy races have been in existence. As a tribute to this centennial anniversary, on display on the lawns at the Legend of the Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance will be several motorcycles that raced and placed in motorcycling’s longest running competition.
Below are just a few examples of the motorcycles that will be present:
1911 Indian raced to 1st place in the Senior class by O.C. Godfrey. 1923 Indian raced by (...)

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Pannónia motorcycles to be resurrected

Pannónia motorcycles to be resurrected

The last Hungarian "Pannónia" motorcycle was manufactured in Csepel on October 24, 1975, but the brand is being revived by a small team of enthusiasts. The new one will be presented at the end of this year.
Imre Mázló, head of Pannónia Motors Magyarország, hopes that after more than three decades in the wilderness, manufacture of motorcycles will start again in Hungary later this year. The company has bought the rights, and millions of forints have been invested on developing new (...)

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