1989 Norton Commander Rotary

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The rotary-engined Norton Commander is a very rare motorcycle, just 300 or so were made before Norton was paid a final visit by its creditors at Midland Bank, and production was shut down. It’s a shame as with better funding, the almost turbine smooth twin rotor Wankel could have been a benchmark touring bike for its…

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ExoDyne Electric Motorcycle

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The ExoDyne Electric Motorcycle The ExoDyne is what happens when a talented veterinary orthopedic surgeon turns his attention to building himself an electric motorcycle. It’s there work of Alan Cross, an Atlanta based Vet who also happens to have a degree in engineering, and a wide swathe of metalworking and fabrication skills that are self-taught….

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Short Film: Survivor

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Survivor is a short film by director Cam Elkins, the man behind the popular Stories of Bike series that’s essential viewing for all motorcyclists. The film was created for the world famous Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride – an annual charity motorcycle event that takes place across 505 cities in 90 countries – raising over $3.6M USD (in…

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XTR Pepo BMW R nineT Paris Dakar

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Hubert Auriol and the Paris Dakar BMW have a long and proud history of Paris Dakar wins, perhaps none more iconic than those of French rider Hubert Auriol – the first person to win the legendary and grueling event piloting both motorcycles and cars. Auriol took his first Paris Dakar win aboard a BMW R80G/S…

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Norton Atlas 920 Cafe Racer

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The Norton Atlas was introduced in 1962 as an upgraded version of the Dominator, primarily focussed on the American market. The Atlas brought together two iconic Norton elements to create a motorcycle that’s now much sought after by enthusiasts – a Featherbed frame and the parallel twin first used in 1949. The Norton Featherbed Frame…

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DavmoMoto Honda CT117

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There’s something immediately approachable about mini bikes. In fact they might be the only motorcycle genre that almost all motorcyclists like, a rare feat in the tribal world of two-wheelers. The ST/CT Series by Honda are quite different from their Monkey Bike counterparts, they have pressed-steel frames with a “T” shaped profile and an underslung…

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Elemental Custom Cycles Yamaha XV750

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The Yamaha Virago XV750 caused quite a stir when it was released in 1981, it was an obvious shot over the bow of Harley-Davidson, and moto journalists of the time waxed lyrical about the Milwaukee-based company’s impending demise. The Yamaha XV750 Virago Yamaha developed the Virago from a blank slate, although many have suspected over the years…

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Italian Sporting Bikes of the 70’s Poster Series

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This poster series by Union Garage features artwork by Sir Martin Squires, all of these bikes took part in a one-day motorcycle show in Brooklyn and each was photographed from 16 individual angles in a studio – allowing them to be viewed digitally in 360 degrees. Each poster measures 50x70cm and is printed on high…

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Short Film: The Black Falcon

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The Black Falcon is a custom motorcycle built by Ian Barry and his team at Falcon Motorcycles in Los Angeles, it’s one of the most highly-respected and detailed custom bikes of the modern era – and the fact that it’s powered by a 1950 Vincent Black Shadow V-twin only adds to its appeal. This film…

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Britten – Return to The Island

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Britten – Return to The Island is a look at one of the most fascinating motorcycles of the 1990s – the Britten V1000. The film is 8 minutes long, and provides a wonderful look back at an often overlooked piece of motorcycle history. Official Description The Isle of Man TT is, without doubt, the most…

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1929 BMW R62

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BMW motorcycles have always been a little unusual, the Germans were never afraid to depart from the norm, and to their credit, the German consumers have been more than happy to jump on for the ride. Although the R62 wasn’t produced for long it’s still much sought after by enthusiasts thanks to its elegant looks…

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Original Sandcast 1971 Ducati 750 GT

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This is one of the original sandcast Ducati 750 GTs from 1971, this first series of bikes included the legendary Imola race bikes, and they have the historic distinction of being the first Ducatis to have a 90° L-twin (otherwise known as a V-twin). On top of being the first L-twin Ducati, it was also…

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