Fifty Years of Kicks

Fifty Years of Kicks - Motorcycle Documentary

Fifty Years of Kicks is one of those motorcycle documentaries that’s a must-watch – I know there are a lot of films out there in the motosphere, but this is one of the best and you’ll be glad you spent the 20 minutes on it. It’s the story of Paul Rodden and Larry Murray, two off-road…

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Honda CX500 by Ton-up Garage

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The Honda CX500 is a motorcycle that’s seen a surge in popularity over the past few years, which is surprising really as it wasn’t a particularly popular model when it was released in 1978. Honda had been on a roll throughout the late-60s and 70s, the release of the CB750 and GL1000 had revolutionised their…

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Ducati Monster by Deus Ex Machina

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The Ducati Monster is a motorcycle we’ve seen customised six ways from Sunday, so whenever we find one that looks genuinely unique, it always grabs our interest. Dubbed “The Dreamliner”, this Ducati is the work of Michael Woolaway – he’s the Design Director at Deus Ex Machina’s American garage and a former professional motorcycle racer….

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Aermacchi Harley-Davidson

We found some genuinely significant motorcycles on eBay this week including Steve McQueen’s first Husqvarna – easily one of the most iconic off-road motorcycles of the ’60s and ’70s. Below the Husky is a beautifully customised Harley-Davidson racer, it’s technically a re-badged Aermacchi from Italy but this is one of the nicest we’ve seen in…

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The Adventures of Zaya

Woman Doing A Burnout

In Venus Veritas is a new website dedicated to showcasing women in the typically male-dominated worlds of cars, motorcycles, boats, planes and anything else with an internal combustion engine. We’ll be showcasing their content every now and then as a hat tip to the 18% of our readers with XX chromosomes. Zaya is one of…

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Frogman’s Rocket 3

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Frogman’s Rocket 3 is the latest creation from the workshop of prolific American custom builder Randy Grubb – a man whose work is characterised by its sweeping aluminium curves and healthy disregard for normality. The unusual name of this creation is a reference to its owner, Tim “The Frogman” Cotterill – an artist famous for…

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BMW R65 by Ellaspede

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The BMW R65 was introduced in 1978 to provide a mid-sized touring motorcycle for the BMW faithful, it utilised the bullet-proof airhead engine with a capacity of 649.6cc and it sent 45hp to the rear wheel via a maintenance free shaft-drive. As the middle bike in BMW’s R model line the R65 appealed to a…

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