BMW K100 Scrambler

BMW K100 Scrambler 2

The BMW K100 is a motorcycle that BMW created to take the fight to the surge of inline-4 Japanese motorcycles that were pouring into Europe and every other developed region from the late ’60s onwards. Rather than just installing an inline-4 transversely in the frame as had been done before, the engineers at BMW lead…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Top 5

We had some fun putting together the Top 5 this week, although there was no small amount of disagreement over what should be featured. There’s a huge amount of variety at the moment in the 25+ year old motorcycles listed on eBay and it’s challenging to nail it down to just 5.

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Triumph Street Twin Custom

Triumph Street Twin

The new Triumph Street Twin was introduced in late 2015 to much interest from the public and motoring media, although technically the new 1200cc Triumph Bonneville was listed as the successor to the outgoing 898cc Bonneville – it’s the Street Twin that’s the most similar in size and performance. The original “new” Bonneville first released…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

I stumbled across a couple of personal favourites this week including a pristine BMW R90S and a Honda XL250R that looks like it’d be the perfect weekend trail-basher.

Each week I pick out a personal favourite and this week was a little more challenging than most, the Honda and the Yamaha both look like a lot of fun, but the Harley would be an excellent investment and the Triumph would get the most attention.

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Book: The Build

The Build Motorcycle Book

The Build is a new book by highly respected writer and motorcycle journalist Robert Hoekman Jr. It’s a detailed look into the minds of some of the most influential custom bike builders in the world today, including John Ryland (Classified Moto), Alan Stulberg (Revival Cycles), Jared Johnson (Holiday Customs), Jarrod DelPrado (DP Customs), and Max Hazan (Hazan…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Honda-CB360

This week was one of the more tricky Top 5s to out together, there’s a huge amount to choose from in the vintage motorcycle category at the moment and to be perfectly honest, I could have put together a dozen Top 5s with no overlap. In the end, as often happens, it came down to a combination of personal taste and a desire to choose models we haven’t featured in recent Top 5s.

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Lamachine Honda Bol d’Or CB900F

Honda Bol d'Or CB900F

The Honda Bol d’Or was a version of the CB900F that was named after the famous French Bol d’Or motorcycle endurance race, Honda had won the race in 1969, 1972, 1973, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979, and 1981 – helping to put the Japanese marque on the map for performance motorcyclists in Europe and around the…

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Top 5 Vintage Motorcycles On eBay This Week

Norton Commando

This week saw a further increase in the listings in the vintage motorcycle section of eBay Motors, as we mentioned last week we think it’s because more and more people are rolling out their classics and offering them for sale – likely so they can buy more themselves. Each week I pick out a personal…

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Guy Martin’s Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade

Guy Martin is a down to earth motorcycle racer and truck mechanic who shot to worldwide fame in 2011 when the documentary Closer to the Edge was released – a film that followed the men and machines of the 2010 Isle of Man TT races – specifically Ian Hutchinson and Guy Martin. Martin has 15 podium…

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