Top 14 Motorcycles of 2014

Top 14 Motorcycles of 2014

Each year we put together a list of the most popular motorcycles to appear on Silodrome, we use raw traffic data to compile this list – so each person who clicked through to read more about a motorcycle was essentially casting a vote. It’s always interesting to see what becomes popular on the site, it’s…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Cafe Racer Harley

This week has been an interesting one for cafe racers on eBay, the genre seems to be continuing to pick up steam and become more popular with the general public – resulting in an ever-increasing array of interesting (if not always well-advised) customs. The most immediately eye-catching bike this week has to be Chica’s Kamikaze…

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Ducati 900 SS Imola

Ducati 900SS Imola

The Ducati 900SS Imola is the larger-capacity descendant of the now legendary 750GT-based Ducatis that shocked the world to take a 1-2 finish at the Imola 200 in 1972. Ducati had been better known for their smaller capacity motorcycles up until this surprise victory in the hands of Paul Smart and second place finisher Bruno…

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Norton Challenge P86

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The Norton Challenge P86 was the superbike that could’ve, would’ve and should’ve saved the British motorcycle industry from the Japanese invasion that took place on two-wheels throughout the 1970s. The owners of Norton had thrown everything they had into a last ditch effort to win races and win back their company from the creditors, and…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Ducati 860GT

It’s interesting to see the way the seasons affect the style of motorcycles we find on eBay, during the winter the number of project bikes tends to increase and although the overall volume of bikes being sold decreases, the variety seems to increase. This week we found a sub-$10,000 Triton (a rare thing these days),…

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Harley-Davidson XRTT

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The Harley-Davidson XRTT is almost certainly the most beautiful motorcycle ever to roll out of the Milwaukee factory of the venerable American motorcycle marque. It was fitted with the legendary XR750 engine well-known to the flat track circuits of the United States and the intent was to fly to the United Kingdom and challenge the…

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Top 5 Cafe Racers on eBay This Week

Cafe Racers

We found a fantastic cross-section of cafe racers on eBay this week representing the broadening of the genre as it continues to enjoy its global renaissance. I’ve also started adding a bonus bike to these collections starting this week, the bonus bike won’t be a cafe racer but it will be something a little unusual…

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Outside The Frame: A Short Film

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Outside The Frame is a short film about Todd Kiergen, one of those entertaining old motorcycle gurus that we all secretly wish we were friends with. His beard is a little raggedy at the bottom because he often gets it caught in his drill press and he calculates the hours in a day by cigarettes…

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The Bienville Legacy

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– This article is a conversational interview of motorcycle and car designer JT Nesbitt by Jason Cormier – “So tell me what you think, man.” JT is wearing a shit-eating grin and holding a tallboy of Coors. He’s beaming because today is the first time his incredible creation has been rolled out of his New…

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