Category: Motorcycle Photo of the Day

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He Rode His Harley Into Hell on 9-11 – The Bikeriders

FDNY veteran, William “Billie” Eisengrien, now 48 and in his 27th year with the department, remembers the morning of September 11, 2001 like it happened yesterday. On a bright and sunny day in New York City beneath blue skies, six of his friends and fellow firefighters were starting their regular...

1950 Nimbus Custom – Motorcycle Find of the Day

The only Danish motorcycle produced in large numbers, the Nimbus was and is a 750 cc ohc straight four engine sporting a relatively modest 22 bhp, moved along via shaft drive and held together with a rather elemental steel strip frame riveted together. Just 12,000 of these machines were built...

The Motorcycle Trailer Project – George Lutz Welds in the Extended Axle

Project: Make a seriously over-the-top motorcycle trailer. When you can’t afford a project bike quite yet, you start small and work your way up the rolling vehicle food chain. Job: Weld in an axle extension to make room for motorcycle shocks and fenders on the outside of the trailer bed....

Captain Zig-Zag the Zouave

More Than Just Rolling Papers – The Story of Captain Zig-Zag Zig-Zag, founded in 1855 by Maurice and Jacques Braunstein, was based in Paris. Their factory, the Papeterie de Gassicourt, was the production plant they built in Mantes-la-Jolie, and they ultimately manufactured rolling papers with their invention of the process...

The World's Coolest Motorcycle Sidehack Rig

If you check out this site once in awhile, you’ll know that I dig Italian motorcycles and the design esthetic behind them. In my estimation, there’s more to a motorcycle than simply two wheels, a seat and a gas tank; for it to capture my imagination, a motorcycle needs to...