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Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Hartung Collection Trip Is Coming Together

You might have read last week that I plan to make the trip to Chicago to see the auctioning off of the Lee Hartung collection, a sale which will include some of the most desirable antique motorcycles on the planet just north of Chicago. Wheels Through Time was tasked with pull all the gold from […]

Does What Kind of Bike You Ride Determine Your Safety? The Statistics Say Yes

Clearly, the choice you make of what kind of motorcycle to ride is a determining factor as to how safe you are on the road, and it’s probably no surprise that those who choose sport bikes a slightly more prone to hang it out over the edge. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety […]

Older and Wiser Bikers? Maybe Not So Much

Does how long you’ve been on the road on your bike make you safer? Well, yes and no. You could argue, and lots of riders do, that the more experience you have on the road the less likely you are to be involved in something unfortunate, and there’s certainly some merit in that argument. Getting […]

Hells Angels Vs Vagos War Over Expensive Coffee – Times Have Indeed Changed

Authorities say a dispute between rival biker gangs the Hells Angels and the Vagos over who gets to squat at a local Starbucks in Santa Cruz led to the most recent, and bloody, war between the rival gangs. But some say the Battle of Starbucks was just the tip of the iceberg. A retired California […]

Cooking With Steam – Roper Steam Motorcycle Expected To Bring Huge Money at Auction

All the Brough Superiors, Popes and Harleys can stand aside, there’s a new Sheriff on the auction block. An 1894 Roper steam-powered motorcycle is expected to bring in a new world record at auction in a couple of months, and the hype has already begun. The Roper Steam Motorcycle is expected to establish a new […]

Jesse James and the Battling Teutuls to Clash In Biker Build Off on American Chopper Special

Jesse James makes his return to TV in a three-way build-off with the Teutuls, Paul Jr. and Paul Sr., on a pair of special episodes of the Teutuls’ American Chopper. The show  will air live on consecutive nights on the Discovery Channel, December 5 and 6, 2011 and both shows start at 9 pm. If […]