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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

A Look Back at the 1973 Ducati Motorcycles

Are you old enough to remember 1973? Tricky Dick Nixon was the Prez, The Godfather topped the Oscars, there was an oil embargo, national highway speeds were cut to 55 mph, Richard Petty won his 4th Daytona 500, and All in the Family was the Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

The Mystery of the Hidden Harley

Everyone loves a mystery, right? Typically with barn finds, a couple questions might pop up how the machine ended up where it did. However, some barn finds turn out to be an elaborate mystery that may never be solved. One such gripping tale Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Harley-Davidson’s Race-Ready Dragster 2005-2006

People who are serious about their rides love to customize them after they leave the showroom floor. The Harley-Davidson Motor Company took notice of that and in 1999, the Harley-Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations (CVO) department was born. Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

1933 Matchless Silver Hawk 4 and 1960 G50

From the new Motorbooks publication Classic Motorcycles, is close look at a couple of rare beauties, the 1933 Matchless Silver Hawk 4 and a 1960 Matchless G50. The crisp studio photography really shows off the engineering details of these Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

12 Old-Timey Knucklehead Photos

What's a Knucklehead? By one definition it might be something you'd hear in a "Three Stooges" short. But another is that it is the nickname for the innovative overhead-valve V-twin engine Harley-Davidson developed for their 1936 Model EL Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Riding with the King of Cool

Rebel actor and motorcycle enthusiast Steve McQueen is known as the "King of Cool". Take a look at the bikes he collected with this inside look at McQueen's Motorcycles.   Buy from an Online Read More

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Race Cars + Formula 1
Race Cars + Formula 1

Did Roger Penske Invent the Can-Am?

The myriad of reasons for the tremendous appeal of the Can-Am racing series in the '60s and '70s was quite obvious: wildly innovative cars with monstrous V-8 engines driven by superstar international drivers on the fastest, most spectacular Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Rolls-Royce; Still the Finest Cars in the World?

Rolls-Royce and its companion marque, Bentley, had an increasingly difficult time throughout the 1970s and 1980s as their exalted standing in popular culture as the finest cars in the world began to wear thin. After much political wrangling Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

The World’s Fastest Motorcycle

Hold on to your hat. Or, rather, strap on your helmet. We're straddling the world's fastest motorcycle: it's a Triumph-powered streamliner. We found this speed demon in The Complete Book of Classic and Modern Triumph Motorcycles. Cruise Read More

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Motorcycles + Motorsports
Motorcycles + Motorsports

Fabio Taglioni: The Father of the Ducati Desmodromic

Fabio Taglioni was Ducati’s chief engineer for thirty-five years and the father of desmodromic valve operation. In the mid-'50s world of Grand Prix motorcycle road racing, reliability of engines at high rpm was questionable. During his days Read More