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14K-Mile 1986 Suzuki GSX-R1100 Shoulders Revamped Carbs and Overhauled Electrics
14K-Mile 1986 Suzuki GSX-R1100 Shoulders Revamped Carbs and Overhauled Electrics

22 Dec 2021, 13:05 UTC / With 128 ponies and 76 pound-feet of twist on tap, the ‘86 MY Gixxer can ravage the quarter-mile sprint in as little as 10.7 numbing ticks

 
Santa Drives Lancia Stratos Rally Car Like a Madman, Misplaces a Few Presents
Santa Drives Lancia Stratos Rally Car Like a Madman, Misplaces a Few Presents

21 Dec 2021, 15:31 UTC / Have you ever suffered a breakdown when you were in a hurry? That is the moment when you have to call that special someone for help. How about calling Santa

 
Numbers-Matching 1975 Honda GL1000 Gold Wing Looks Exceedingly Seductive
Numbers-Matching 1975 Honda GL1000 Gold Wing Looks Exceedingly Seductive

18 Dec 2021, 22:48 UTC / It hails from the golden age of retro UJMs, sporting a vicious 999cc flat-four that’ll produce 80 ponies and 61 pound-feet of twist

 
4,300-Mile 1996 Moto Guzzi 1100 Sport Acquires High-End Carbon Fiber Mufflers
4,300-Mile 1996 Moto Guzzi 1100 Sport Acquires High-End Carbon Fiber Mufflers

10 Dec 2021, 22:46 UTC / In all fairness, we think this bike’s design cues have actually aged quite well – save for that rectangular headlight, of course

 
Ducati Reveals the All-New DesertX, an Adventure Machine Built for the Sand Dunes
Ducati Reveals the All-New DesertX, an Adventure Machine Built for the Sand Dunes

9 Dec 2021, 18:46 UTC / The Bologna-based manufacturer is rounding up the 2022 lineup with the DesertX, an Adventure machine tuned to conquer the sand dunes

 
3,500-Mile 1993 Honda CBR900RR Fireblade Devours Asphalt for Breakfast
3,500-Mile 1993 Honda CBR900RR Fireblade Devours Asphalt for Breakfast

9 Dec 2021, 00:00 UTC / The nineties are certainly making their presence felt in this creature’s aesthetics, but it still manages to look timeless from head to toe

 
This 1996 Honda CBR900RR Fireblade Looks Menacingly Funky Sporting Vivid Hues
This 1996 Honda CBR900RR Fireblade Looks Menacingly Funky Sporting Vivid Hues

30 Nov 2021, 13:16 UTC / Featuring exceptional chassis specifications and an imposing herd of untamed ponies on tap, the CBR can scorch the quarter-mile in less than eleven seconds

 
All-Original 1964 BMW R69S Is Eager to Take You on a Trip Down Memory Lane
All-Original 1964 BMW R69S Is Eager to Take You on a Trip Down Memory Lane

30 Nov 2021, 00:10 UTC / Aside from those Metzeler tires, just about everything you see here was installed at Motorrad’s factory nearly six decades ago

 
9,400-Mile 1997 Ducati 900SS Is an Ugly Duckling With Solid Performance
9,400-Mile 1997 Ducati 900SS Is an Ugly Duckling With Solid Performance

27 Nov 2021, 14:58 UTC / Besides low mileage, this SuperSport also features an upgraded clutch, carbon fenders and aftermarket plumbing. Mind you, that’ not all

 
1991 Kawasaki ZX-7 Ninja Procures Extra Stopping Power From Refurbished Brakes
1991 Kawasaki ZX-7 Ninja Procures Extra Stopping Power From Refurbished Brakes

25 Nov 2021, 00:16 UTC / With 100 hp on tap, the ZX-7 Ninja (aka ZXR750) wasn’t the most vicious bike offered by Kawasaki in the early nineties. Nonetheless, it was still a great ride

 
Hyundai Grandeur Heritage Series: Celebrating ‘80s Flagship Model With a Modern EV Twist
Hyundai Grandeur Heritage Series: Celebrating ‘80s Flagship Model With a Modern EV Twist

21 Nov 2021, 10:00 UTC / This project achieves a perfect balance between yesterday's golden highlights and the state-of-art technologies found on modern vehicles

 
12K-Mile 1996 Kawasaki ZX-7RR Ninja Boasts Top-Notch Aftermarket Plumbing
12K-Mile 1996 Kawasaki ZX-7RR Ninja Boasts Top-Notch Aftermarket Plumbing

19 Nov 2021, 23:55 UTC / You know a motorcycle means business when its name contains the letter R. Subsequently, two Rs indicate that things are about to get seriously bonkers

 
The Classic Gixxer Flair Shines Brightly on This Well-Kept 1985 Suzuki GSX-R750
The Classic Gixxer Flair Shines Brightly on This Well-Kept 1985 Suzuki GSX-R750

19 Nov 2021, 17:38 UTC / Behold a ravishing GSX-R750 from the first model-year, featuring ContiRoadAttack tires, handsome grips and a modern battery

 
BMW R 18 Becomes "The Wal", a Wild Beast With a Mad Max Style
BMW R 18 Becomes "The Wal", a Wild Beast With a Mad Max Style

9 Nov 2021, 03:58 UTC / In a sea of R 18 customs, "The Wal" stands proud with its rugged design and ferocious "set of teeth", ready to sprint down the asphalt

 
Custom BMW R 18 Wrapped in Gunmetal Grey Ditches the Retro Style, Goes for Sci-Fi Look
Custom BMW R 18 Wrapped in Gunmetal Grey Ditches the Retro Style, Goes for Sci-Fi Look

7 Nov 2021, 16:39 UTC / Russian workshop Zillers turned an R 18 cruiser from a classic retro bike into a futuristic machine that's ready to take off into space

 
Classic Thrills Are the Norm for This Reconditioned 1980 Suzuki GS1000S
Classic Thrills Are the Norm for This Reconditioned 1980 Suzuki GS1000S

26 Oct 2021, 20:41 UTC / Suzuki’s legend spent most of its life with a single owner, but it’s time for this GS1000S to leave its nest in search of a new home

 
This Low-Mileage 1979 Honda CB650 Was Hidden Away for the Last Four Decades
This Low-Mileage 1979 Honda CB650 Was Hidden Away for the Last Four Decades

26 Oct 2021, 14:35 UTC / When the Japanese pearl finally emerged from storage, it got treated to an extensive makeover that’ll keep it going for a long time to come

 
This Immaculate 1982 BMW R65 Looks as If It Just Crawled Off the Assembly Line
This Immaculate 1982 BMW R65 Looks as If It Just Crawled Off the Assembly Line

20 Oct 2021, 18:22 UTC / The bike’s numbers-matching powerplant underwent a full service, while its saddle, tires and blinkers have all been replaced with modern substitutes

 
This Car-Bike Hybrid Embraces the Retro Look, Was Designed as an Elegant Everyday Commuter
This Car-Bike Hybrid Embraces the Retro Look, Was Designed as an Elegant Everyday Commuter

20 Oct 2021, 02:09 UTC / Kinner is an elegant velomobile designed as an everyday commuter. It combines electric and human power to create a fun cycling experience

 
Numbers-Matching 1966 BMW R69S Exudes Classic Glamour in Its Purest Form
Numbers-Matching 1966 BMW R69S Exudes Classic Glamour in Its Purest Form

19 Oct 2021, 17:46 UTC / It’s difficult to contain your excitement when you come across a retro marvel that looks as if it rolled off the production line yesterday