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BMW R nineT board tracker by Roland Sands Design

Roland Sands Stretches and Slams the R nineT

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Building a bike purely for show has its advantages. There’s no need to worry about whether it runs, steers and stops, and there’s no need for the usual legal accoutrements; as long as it looks pretty, you’re good. But if you’re Roland Sands, that’s hard to do. With years of experience racing and building bikes,…

Buell XB9 City X cafe racer by deBolex Engineering

City Slicker: deBolex gives the Buell XB9 a sharp new suit

There has always been something special about the machines built inside the deBolex workshop, a few miles south of London, England. They are sleek and minimal, with factory levels of finish hiding some very smart engineering and technical decision-making. Shop owner Calum Pryce-Tidd is one of Britain’s finest bike builders, and takes his inspiration from…

Ride Report: The 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750

Ride Report: The 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod 750

The Street 750 had a hard time when it launched. The press found a lot to nitpick, and dyed in the wool Harley fans bemoaned its liquid cooling and smaller-than-a-Sportster engine. But you know who wasn’t complaining? The buyers. Harley-Davidson have already sold 35,000 Street 750s worldwide, and it’s been the leading ‘competitive cruiser’ in…

Ride Report: The 2017 BMW R nineT Racer

For a while, rumors have been circulating about the demise of the traditional cafe racer. With scramblers and flat trackers dominating the scene, the low-and-sleek genre…