Category: Motorcycle History

1905 Indian Single Camelback Bike Find of the Day

1905 Indian Single Camelback   This beautifully restored 1905 Indian Camel Back single cylinder motorcycle represents an superb example of Indian’s first model designs. It comes from the fifth year for Indian Motorcycle production, and if you find one in your dad’s barn, please let us know. We’d be happy...

Yamaha dt250a

The Yamaha DT is a series of motorcycles and produced by the Yamaha Motor Corporation. The models in the DT series included engine displacements from 50 to 400 cc. The first DT model, the DT-1, was released in 1968 and quickly sold through its initial 12,000 production run. Related posts:...

Keira Knightly Chanel Parfum and A Classic Ducati 750 SS

Keira Knightley will surely get a buzz going in this teaser for the new Chanel Coco Mademoiselle fragrance, but it’s the motorcycle she rides while shilling for the parfum that gets my heart racing. I know nothing of parfum, but this is how the flacks describe this particular fragrance: Sexy,...

The Sportsman Flyer Kit Board Track Racer Motorcycle

The Sportsman Flyer I’m suddenly stricken with the urge to build something like this, the Sportsman Flyer. The Sportsman Flyer is a moped on steroids reminiscent of the classic boardtracker motorcycles of days gone by and they’re built by Pat Dolan in Gilroy, California. Not only does it look really, really...

The Craigslist Cannonballer

Buy pre-1930 Indian Scout 101 motorcycle on Craigslist. Wrench it with your pals. Ride it across America during the Motorcycle Cannonball 2013. That’s what this guy did… Photo copyright MotoFotoStudio.com, Todd Halterman Related posts: MotoFotoStudio's Facebook Wall 2013-06-01 13:30:45 Rick Salazar’s Dad Mario Was A Righteous Specimen And He Passed...

Ron Finch Is the Antonio Gaudi of Grease and Gasoline

There are lots of folks who build custom motorcycles. Some of them are craftsman, some of them are hobbyists, some are visionaries but Ron Finch is an artist with a distinctly unique vision. Finch is, for lack of a more fitting metaphor, the Antonio Gaudi of Grease and Gasoline. Metalworker,...