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TAG : classic british motorcycles

Triumph Bonneville Carburetors

Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, 1503 SW 42nd ...

Triumph Trident 750 Clutch Nut Troubles

Editor’s note: If you’re having trouble with that old Suzuki, BSA or BMW, Keith Fellenstein is your guy. From motorcycle tuning tips to detailed motorcycle engine repair, he can draw from a wealth of experience to help guide you to success. Send questions to: Keith’s Garage, 1503 SW 42nd ...

Royal Enfield Names Rod Copes President, North America

 New Delhi/ Milwaukee, August 5, 2014: Royal Enfield, the world’s oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production and the world’s fastest growing motorcycle manufacturer, has named industry-veteran Rod Copes as President, North America. Rod will be responsible for driving Royal ...

“Fabricating” a Bolt-On Café

At age 60, I thought I’d moved on from motorcycling. Over the years I’d rescued a few dirt bikes from the bone yard, restored a BSA Thunderbolt (now hanging on a restaurant wall in Hollywood), scorched some asphalt on a Honda VFR, and built a chopper. Remember king and ...

Rebuild a Norton Commando Disc Brake Caliper

 Old versus new: A 1974 Norton Commando 850 disc brake caliper stripped bare with old parts on left, new on right. Although some people today criticize the front disc brake fitted to the Norton Commando starting in 1972 (earlier models used a twin-leading-shoe drum) for a lack of bite, they ...

Royal Enfield Unveils a Bold Pricing Strategy

Exciting news for all Royal Enfield enthusiasts and riders here in the U.S. In a recent move to reposition the brand, Royal Enfield has dropped its retail pricing dramatically, shifting up its efforts to lead the mid-size motorcycle market.With increasing global demand and a new ...

Stolen 1953 Triumph Tiger 100 Returned 46 Years Later

Donald DeVault reunites with his 1953 Triumph T100 Tiger in Omaha, Neb., Nov. 20, 2014, 46 years after it was stolen from his backyard.Donald DeVault’s 1953 Triumph T100 Tiger is by now likely the most famous Triumph ever made. Not because it went the fastest or the farthest. Not because it ...

Stolen 1953 Triumph Tiger 100 Found 46 Years Later

Donald DeVault’s 1953 Triumph T100 Tiger as found at the Long Beach, Cal., customs complex.Stolen motorcycles typically disappear for good. And even when they are recovered they’re usually trashed from a joy ride – “ride it like you stole it” was coined for a reason – or completely ...

Apply an Epoxy Sealer on a Leaking Gas Tank

I have never been a fan of using tank sealers, but sometimes you don't have a choice. Recently, the tank on my 1964 Triumph T100SC started seeping at a spot weld under the right side strut securing the tank kneepad. I didn't want to repaint the tank, so the easiest fix was to epoxy coat the ...

Classic motorcycles have a British accent at the 33rd BBC Rally and Show

Leader of the fast & fun “Burner Run,” T.C. Christenson (center) checks the map and plots a new course at the spectacular Pier Park in Rockbridge, Wis. There is a hearty group of motorcycle enthusiasts that are headquartered in Harley-Davidson’s home town, Milwaukee, but in their ...

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