Bonhams' Legend Auction Sets Records

by Richard Backus

The Bonhams' Legend auction on May 3rd totalled nearly $2-million, setting World Auction Records and capping a $6-million series of Bonhams' bike sales. One highlight was this 1975 Ducati 750SS which sold for $117,000. 

Motorcycle Hall of Fame Announces 2008 Inductees

by Richard Backus

 The Motorcycle Hall of Fame, home to the stories and legends of American motorcycling heritage, is pleased to announce the selection of six individuals for induction.  The Motorcycle Hall of Fame Class of 2008 includes Vaughn Beals, Rod Coates, Scot Harden, Larry “Supermouth” Huffman, Terry Poovey and Rolf Tibblin. 

Records Tumble In Bonhams’ $4-MILLION-plus Motorcycle Sale

by Landon Hall

Bonhams celebrated its best ever motorcycle sale at the Classic MotorCycle Show in Stafford on April 27, 2008, achieving several world record prices in a storming sale that realized $4,188,081 (£2,112,099). This is the highest ever total for any UK motorcycle sale.

Legend of the Motorcycle to Feature Long Way Down Exhibit

by Landon Hall

Legend of the Motorcycle has announced a limited engagement photo exhibit of the epic motorcycle journey the Long Way Down, by actors and friends Ewan McGregor and Charley Boorman.


Seeing Red: The Eye-Opening Art of Donna Deppi

by Landon Hall

 Visitors to the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum will have the opportunity to view classic bikes from a new perspective when the photography exhibit “Red Bikes” opens on July 24, 2008.

And the Legend of the Motorcycle Contest Winner is …

by Richard Backus

 William Hornaman, Erie, Pa., is the lucky winner in the Motorcycle Classics giveaway for a pair of tickets to the 3rd Annual Legend of the Motorcycle Concours d’Elegance in Half Moon Bay, Calif. And proving that you don’t have to be first to be, well, first, William didn’t register until the last hour of the last day of the contest. “Hell, I never win anything,” William tells us, defending his procrastination.

Ariels in New Zealand

by Landon Hall

Margie Siegal, contributor and friend of Motorcycle Classics, had the chance to visit New Zealand earlier this spring and came back with a few photos and the following great story. Enjoy! 

Trippin' on Two Wheels Returns to SPEED TV!

by Richard Backus

Tired of tuning into SPEED TV for some good motorcycle action only to find nothing but NASCAR? Mark your calendar because at 11 a.m. Eastern (8 a.m. Pacific) this Sunday, April 20 Trippin' On Two Wheels with Dennis Gage returns.

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