by Richard Backus
An extremely rare – as in the one and only – Ceccato 75 won the 2009 Concours d’Elegance held by the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum in conjunction with the museum’s annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Owned by Italian bike collector Guy Webster, the Ceccato is believed the only survivor of five made by the Italian Ceccato company.
The ex-Steve McQueen 1940 Indian Chief — pictured on the cover of the book “Steve McQueen: The Last Mile" — set a new world record for the model at Bonham & Butterfield’s “Classic California” auction November 14, selling for $99,450. The latest Bonham’s auction shows once again that when it comes to motorcycles, if Steve McQueen ever owned it, it’s hot.
With "The Vincent in the Barn," author Tom Cotter turns his attention from abandoned cars to the rediscovery of abandoned motorcycles.
by Landon Hall
If you live in the Northeast, you may already be familiar with the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline, Mass. The Museum is home to a great collection of classic and vintage automobiles, and this marks the 16th year for the museum's Classic European Motorcycle Day, a great event featuring a bike show, awards, a swap meet, and demo rides of new Ducati motorcycles.
by Richard Backus
Doug Polen, two time World Superbike Champion and two time World Endurance Champion, has announced that he’ll take part in vintage racing at the 4th Annual Bonneville Vintage GP on Saturday, September 5, in the Battle of the CB160s LeMans Start race at Miller Motorsports Park.
by Alison Green
There is an increasing number of women out there who are riding for all of the wrong reasons, and this is creating a serious negative ripple effect.
Until recently, new “retro”-themed bikes have been a bit of a sketchy proposition.
Mike Beswick, the creator of the work shown here, isn’t comfortable with being termed an artist. “I would never consider what I do art. The whole idea is to give people a piece of that (classic bikes), because many people can’t afford these bikes.