Etsy is a place where you can find all manner of weird and wonderful things, it kind of reminds me of what eBay was like when it first kicked off in the nineties. This vintage photo shows a Panther Motorcycle with a man peeking out of a tent, you can grab an 8″ x 12″ print here if you’re looking to add a touch of sepia to your garage wall.
I’m sometimes dumbfounded by the relatively inexpensive nature of some of the historic motorcycles that come up for auction, this bike is a 1944 Norton 490cc Model 16H Military and its estimated sale price is just $6,200 to $7,700 USD – which I think is pretty damn reasonable.
It’s difficult to overstate the importance of the Honda Motor Company on the evolution of motorcycles throughout the 20th Century, from the Cub, to the Monkey, to the Gold Wing, to the CB750 – Honda have created paradigm shifting motorcycles in almost every possible genre, or in the case of the CB750, actually created…
The Honda CB550 is a motorcycle often overlooked in favour of its larger sibling, the CB750. This seems like a bit of a shame to me as there’s a lot to be said for the 550 and if the 750 had never been invented, its smaller relative would doubtless be an order of magnitude more famous….