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Ducati Book and Ladies Leather Jacket

Ducati Monster book Ducati Monster is dedicated to the history of the two-valve Monster. On October 24th, 1992, the first-ever Ducati Monster was launched to the public at the IFMA Show in Germany — the first of 350,000 such bikes built so far, in all their different capacities and ...

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Rest in Peace, Patrick Godet

French Vincent expert Patrick Godet, 67, passed away suddenly on Nov. 25, 2018, at his home in the Normandy countryside. His loss will be keenly felt by Vincent owners and enthusiasts around the world, many of whom used the huge array of high-quality Godet Motorcycles Vincent parts to restore ...

Alan Cathcart joins the Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Getaway

From left: Editor Richard Backus and son, Charlie, with Andrew Cathcart and his dad, Alan Cathcart, special guest at this year’s Ride ’Em, Don’t Hide ’Em Getaway, Aug. 10-12, 2018.Alan Cathcart, unquestionably one of the — if not the — best-known motorcycle journalists in the world, ...

Motorcycling Loses a Giant: RIP, John Surtees

John Surtees on his way to winning his first Isle of Man Senior TT in 1956.Photo courtesy Alan CathcartJohn Surtees, the only man ever to win World championships on both two wheels and four, with seven motorcycle World titles for MV Agusta between 1956 and 1960 before winning the 1964 Formula 1 ...

Mahindra Group Buys BSA, Rights to JAWA

Following its October announcement that it had acquired the rights to the historic BSA marque through its subsidiary Classic Legends, Indian conglomerate Mahindra Group has outlined plans to relaunch the brand in developed markets within the next two years, with a range of BSA motorcycles it ...

That Bloody Laverda 500

Reading the excellent article about the Laverda 500 in your latest issue inevitably made me think back to my first international race victory in a 25-year road racing career, which I achieved on just such a bike exactly 30 years ago this year, at the Daytona Speedway on the Thursday of cycle ...

2001 Ghezzi-Brian at 2011 Barber Vintage Festival

The Motorcycle Classics Vintage Motorcycle Show at the 2011 Barber Vintage Festival attracted an impressive group of classic motorcycles. With Moto Guzzi as a show sponsor and featured category in the show, there was no shortage of spectacular classic Moto Guzzi's on display, especially Larry ...

Motorcycle Classics Magazine

Featuring the most brilliant, unusual and popular motorcycles ever made!