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Artisanal Ambitions: 2018 Janus Gryffin

By Richard Backus

Welcome to the Janus Gryffin, the small, craft-built motorcycle from Goshen, Indiana, designed to evoke memories of simpler times.

American Fours: 1910 Pierce Four and 1914 Henderson Four

By Alan Cathcart

Alan Cathcart rides a 1910 Pierce Four and a 1914 Henderson Four back-to-back.

Refined Pioneer: 1921 Reading Standard

By Margie Siegal

Some antique motorcycles do much better in current conditions than they did when they were built.

The Same, But Different: 1927 Cleveland 4-45 and 4-61 Motorcycles

By Margie Siegal

A pair of 1927 Cleveland four-cylinder motorcycles, a model 4-45 and a model 4-61, together in one place.


Against All Odds: 1971-1972 Yankee 500Z

By the Motorcycle Classics staff

Comparing the Yankee 500Z and its main competitors, the Husqvarna Baja Invader 500 and the BSA B50SS Gold Star.

1955 Simplex

By the Motorcycle Classics staff

This 1955 Simplex was one of hundreds of classic motorcycles at the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Birmingham, Alabama.

Almost Famous: The 1958 Ariel Cyclone

By Robert Smith

Garth Clare’s 1958 Ariel Cyclone restoration and the story of Ariel’s brush with fame with Buddy Holly.

Two-Wheeled Duesenberg: 1926 Ace Four

By Margie Siegal

American inline fours were some of the first classics to become collectible, the 1926 Ace Four is no exception.