• The rare Swiss-made Condor motorcycle, influenced by BMW and designed for the military.

    Condor: the other boxer motorcycle

  • Chris Hunter Classic Motorcycles ,

    Unless you’re a military enthusiast or a Swiss army conscript, you probably haven’t heard of Condor-Werke AG. It’s one of Europe’s sleeper marques, and started building motorcycles for the Swiss military in 1893. (Yes, that’s a year before Hildebrand & Wolfmüller launched the first true… Read more »

  • 1968 Egli-Vincent racer

    1968 Egli-Vincent racer

  • Chris Hunter Racing Motorcycles ,,

    In just over a week, Bonhams is set to auction a jaw-dropping selection of cars and motorcycles at the Grand Palais in Paris. One of the highlights is this 1968 Egli-Vincent 998cc racing motorcycle, which has an estimate of US$36,000—47,000. This machine is notable on… Read more »

  • H&R Erbacher The One

    H&R Erbacher The One

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    As regular readers will know, I’m not a fan of show bikes. But every now and then you get one that’s so over the top, it’s worth featuring just for the hell of it. This is one such bike, and its full title is “H&R… Read more »

  • Britalmoto Hyde Harrier

    Britalmoto Hyde Harrier

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    If you own a Triumph Bonneville, you’ve got a huge number of options for customization. But the best, according to UK magazine Motorcycle News, comes from performance guru Norman Hyde: “The latest Hyde Harrier is the sportiest, most enticing road-going Bonneville ever made.” The current… Read more »

  • Hard Nine D’MX

    Hard Nine D’MX

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Sometimes it feels like there’s nothing original in the chopper scene any more. It’s just bling and billet, and mostly pointless. But every now and then, a truly original chopper comes along—like this BMX-inspired custom from Danny Schneider of Hard Nine Choppers. They’re based in… Read more »

  • GG Quadster

    GG Quadster

  • Chris Hunter Production Motorcycles ,,

    I can’t work out whether this is cool or not. But I bet it’s a blast to ride. Grüter + Gut’s first model, the Quad, attracted a lot of press and was a hit with thrill-seekers in places such as Dubai—where the roads flow as… Read more »

  • Honda Zoomer

    Honda Zoomer

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Few scooters have an instantly recognisable style of their own, but the Honda Zoomer (Ruckus in North America) is one. It’s the Mad Max of scooters: bare-boned, wide-tired and uncompromising. In Europe and Japan, it’s also a magnet for customizers such as the Zoomer Boys… Read more »

  • Peraves MonoTracer

    Peraves MonoTracer

  • Chris Hunter Production Motorcycles ,,

    #41 in Time’s Best Inventions of 2008 was the two-seater Peraves MonoTracer from Switzerland. Peraves’ previous attempt at a ‘cabin motorcycle’, the Eco, did not set the world alight—but the MonoTracer deserves success on looks alone. The styling is obviously influenced by the Audi R8,… Read more »