MORE CLASSIC MOTORCYCLES


Legend of the Motorcycle Postponed

by Richard Backus

The 4th Annual Legend of the Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance has been postponed until 2010, victim of the current economic downturn. “The decision is due to the effect the world economy has had on many sponsors, and while deciding not to produce the show next year was very difficult, it was the most prudent. We’d never do anything to compromise the quality of the Concours," says co-founder Jared Zaugg.


Bator International New Owner of Daytona Classic Bike Auction

By Richard Backus

For the past 21 years, classic bike fans have looked forward to the annual extravaganza of Daytona Bike Week for more than racing, anticipating the annual J. Wood Daytona Antique and Classic Motorcycle Auction. Much more than just an auction, the J. Wood sale has become an integral part of Daytona Bike Week and an event unto itself. That made J. Wood’s late November announcement they were cancelling the 2009 auction more than a little disturbing for the classic bike crowd. No Daytona classic bike auction? How could this be?


Found on eBay: 1967 Ural M62 with Sidecar

by Landon Hall

Fall has come and gone, and unless you live in a very warm climate, there's a chance you've seen snow on the ground already. Translation? It's time for a sidecar.


Ack Attack Sets New Bonneville Speed Record at 360.913 MPH

by Richard Backus

On September 26, 2008, after five days of pushing their streamliner motorcycle on the salt flats of Bonneville, the Top 1 Oil Ack Attack team achieved what it came to do – topple the absolute motorcycle land speed record. And top it they did, with a blistering 360.913 mph run


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Motocross America moves to San Diego

by Landon Hall

In case you haven't heard yet, the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museums exhibit Motocross America: The Early Years began its national tour on April 1st at the San Diego Automotive Museum. 


Autobahn Craftwerks Heading to Bonneville

by Richard Backus

Long time BMW enthusiast and restorer Len Kerkhoff tells us he’s going to make a bid for the record books at the Bonneville Salt Flats this September. Running in the vintage 500cc pushrod class, Kerkhoff is preparing a circa 1954 BMW 500cc engine in a period R50/2 frame. Kerkhoff, who used to road and drag race Triumphs, turned to BMWs almost two decades ago when he decided to go fulltime into motorcycle restoration at his Cincinnati, Ohio-based shop, Autobahn Craftwerks.


Brough Superior Under New Ownership

by Landon Hall

According to a recent press release, Brough Superior has a new owner. Following negotiations with the Card family, Netherton Industries Ltd. announced the purchase of The Brough Superior Engineering Limited, together with the assets of The Brough Superior Engineering Limited. 


Antique Motorcycle Club of America at Hershey

By Richard Backus

The Antique Motorcycle Club of America (AMCA) is partnering with the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum, and they’re kicking off the new alliance with a special exhibit, Motorcycles: 1884-1973, at the AACA Museum in Hershey, Pa., starting Sunday, June 8.