Classic German Motorcycles

1955 Horex Resident Model 8

This 1955 Horex Resident Model 8 was one of hundreds of classic motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Alabama.

1956 Maico Taifun

This 1959 Maico Taifun is one of hundreds of classic motorcycles on display at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Alabama.

Münch Mammoth Creator Friedel Münch Dies at Age 87

Friedel Münch, the creative genius behind the iconic and evocative Münch Mammoth, passed away April 26, 2014, after a lengthy illness.

Another Brick in the Wall: 1986-1992 BMW K75S

Best bets on tomorrow’s classics: 1986-1992 BMW K75S.

Fearsome Four: Clymer-Munch Mammoth

In its day, the Clymer-Munch Mammoth was the biggest, fastest production motorcycle there was.

Upgrades: Krauser 4-Valve Heads

The Krauser 4-valve heads were part of what made the MKM1000 great.

1954 Adler MB 250

A 1954 Adler MB 250 on display with other classic motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Alabama.

Final Reveal: Dairyland Cycle Race to Rebuild 1974 BMW R90/6

Motorcycle Classics' editor-in-chief Richard Backus shows off the completed Dairyland Cycle Race to Rebuild 1974 BMW R90/6 before it is shipped off to winner Bill Elliot.

1953 Victoria Bergmeister

A 1953 Victoria Bergmeister on display with other classic motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorcycle Museum in Leeds, Alabama.

ZPmoto 449: Are Enduros the Next Wave in Retro Classics?

The new ZPsport 449 enduro from ZPmoto just might be the first of the next wave in retro classics

1948 Imme R100

A classic German 1948 Imme R100 on display with other vintage motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Alabama.

1952 DKW RT125

This 1952 DKW RT125, the most copied motorcycle in the world, is on display with other classic motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Alabama.

1975 Hercules Rotary

A 1975 Hercules rotary-engine motorcycle on display with other classic bikes at the National Motorcycle Museum in Anamosa, Iowa.

1976 König 500

A 1976 König 500 motorcycle at the Barber Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Alabama.

Hercules W-2000 Video and Outtakes

Video and outtakes from photographer Ken Richardson's time with a 1976 Hercules W-2000, featuring a Wankel rotary

Hercules W-2000: The First Rotary-Powered Motorcycle

The Hercules W-2000, the first rotary-powered motorcycle, was developed in the late 1960s based on the Wankel rotary

1885 Hildebrand and Wolfmuller

An 1885 Hildebrand and Wolfmuller, the first mass produced motorcycle, on display at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Alabama.