Category: Classic Motorcycles

It's All About the Diesel – A Primer on Diesel Motorcycle Greatness

A Diesel Motorcycle Gallery – What’s A Little Black Smoke Among Friends A diesel engine, or compression-ignition engine, uses the heat of compressed fuel to fire.  Unlike a spark-ignition gasoline engine which uses its...

1936 BMW R12 – Bike Find of the Day

This is the pre-war BMW model you generally see in the old WWII newsreels, and it was a seriously advanced piece of iron for it’s time. Both beautiful and featuring and engine as solid...

Rat Fink Motorcycles Need No Stinkin Chrome Polish

“Not the owner of many possessions will you be right to call happy: he more rightly deserves the name of happy who knows how to use the Gods’ gifts wisely and to put up...

Testing Your F***ing Ignition And Other Useful Motorcycle Repair Tips You Cheap Ass JackLeg

One of the things I love most about the whole world of motorcycles is the completely over the top array of characters you meet on the road, around town, or hanging out working on...

The Legend of Soichiro Honda and the Japanese Invasion of US Highways

One man more than any other influenced the design and intent of motorcycles throughout the world, and the company he created against all odds, one that would become the most famous motorcycle manufacturing company...