Pure Klasse: Diamond Atelier’s BMW R80

Pure Klasse: Diamond Atelier’s BMW R80

The BMW R80 ticks all the boxes for custom builders. It’s reliable, simple to work on and cheap to buy. And, as with all R-series airheads, it looks pretty good straight out of the box. Unfortunately, the popularity of the venerable BMW means it’s edging… Read more »

Barn find: Dave Mucci’s dreamy Honda CA95

Barn find: Dave Mucci’s dreamy Honda CA95

We love a good barn find, and they don’t come much better than this sweet little Honda CA95. It’s a typically stylish build from Dave Mucci, and there’s a great story to match. A few months ago, we got an email from Lauren, a Chicago… Read more »

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A BMW R69S with a bit on the side

A BMW R69S with a bit on the side

Few things in the world of motorcycling are as cool as sidecars. And the allure is magnified when the rig in question is both vintage and ultra-rare. This very classy setup was put together by South African BMW experts Cytech, and pairs a 1964 BMW… Read more »

6 motorcycle films worth watching

6 motorcycle films worth watching

The fine art of the motorcycle film has hit a speed hump in recent years. Raw and gritty paens to the alternative lifestyle are harder to find. And easy access to broadcast-quality DSLR recording has caused a rise in quantity rather than quality. But it’s… Read more »

The Ronin 47: If Batman rode a Buell 1125

The Ronin 47: If Batman rode a Buell 1125

If you felt cheated when the Buell 1125 went out of production in 2010, you’re in luck. You can now buy a factory-fresh superbike based on the 1125—and it looks like a machine straight out of The Dark Knight. The Buell 1125 cost $11,695 a… Read more »

Maria’s colorful Bonneville

Maria’s colorful Bonneville

Despite the bevy of modern classics hitting the market lately, the Triumph Bonneville can still hold its own. Maybe a few technical improvements wouldn’t go amiss, but that’s where folks like Maria Motorcycles come in. Luis Correia and his crew have turned wrenches on several… Read more »

The Scrambler BMW should have made?

The Scrambler BMW should have made?

BMW’s off-road heritage is peerless. The R80G/S was the forerunner of modern-day adventure bikes, and in the 1980s, the Bavarians scored four hard-won Paris-Dakar trophies. So why hasn’t BMW ever built a classic scrambler? A few years ago, the Germans dipped their toes into the… Read more »

Enfield 350: the bike that time forgot

Enfield 350: the bike that time forgot

For most pro builders, personal projects usually draw the short straw—relegated to the back of the shop by a steady stream of client work. Just like the “rusted out junk pile” that Californian Chris Chappell picked up a few years ago. It’s a Royal Enfield… Read more »