A Japanese-British Racer – A 1970 Rickman Metisse-Suzuki 500 Titan

Rickman Metisse-Suzuki Side

This is an original Rickman Metisse-Suzuki 500 Titan, one of the earlier Japanese-engined road racing Rickmans. The combination of reliable, high-output Japanese motorcycle engines with beautifully engineered British frames and suspension led to some of the best handling bikes of the era. The Rickman Brothers Derek and Don Rickman were already world class motocross racers…

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The Amazing One Wheeled Vehicles Of Inventor Charles F. Taylor

Taylor One Wheel Vehicle

Inventor Charles F. Taylor’s one wheeled vehicles are a fascinating automotive “what if?” that never saw the required development time or resources devoted to them to make them a viable production vehicle. The single most remarkable thing about the vehicle is that it doesn’t use onboard computers to manage the stability. It’s a purely mechanical…

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A Rare 1964 Aermacchi Harley-Davidson Race Bike

Harley-Davidson Aermacchi Race Bike

The Harley-Davidson Aermacchi era was an early pre-cursor to both the Buell era and the current era where we see Harley-Davidson branching out into electric motorcycle production with bikes like the LiveWire. All three of these eras were fuelled by the same basic vision – to bring the Harley-Davidson name into new motorcycle genres and…

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An Electric Scrambler by Droog Moto

Electric Scrambler Rear

This electric scrambler by Droog Moto started life as a Brammo Empulse R, one of the most important electric production motorcycles of the modern age. Electric motorcycles make a lot of sense for off-road use, electric motors produce 100% of their torque from 0 rpm onwards and they produce very little sound – ideal for…

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