Fine Tuning: The evolution of Auto Fabrica’s new SR500s No ratings yet.

In the custom world, stagnation is terminal. Which is why top outfits like Auto Fabrica are constantly evolving. And their new Yamaha SR500 ‘Type 7’ builds testify to this. There’s a clear progression from their first Type 7 to the exquisite Type 7X. Now they’ve taken another step forward, by taking a small step back….

TEN BUCK COFFEE. Kott Motorcycles’ ’79 Honda CB750 Cafe Racer No ratings yet.

Written by Martin Hodgson You don’t have to spend long on the internet before you’re confronted with those ever annoying pop up ads; the 21st Century equivalent of the door to door salesman. Just like their human counterparts of yesteryear, they seem to appear at the most inopportune time, offering seemingly incredible products for a…

A Harley-Davidson Sportster That Knows The Way To San Jose No ratings yet.

This article was originally published in the 2003 issue of Power & Performance magazine. The problem with most replicas is that, well, they’re not really replicas. Case in point: Harley-Davidson’s 883R. In describing the small-bore Sportster, The Motor Company claims, “With just a quick glance, you might think a grand national dirt-track hike is doing…

2018 Harley-Davidson Small-Bike Comparison No ratings yet.

“Ambitious goals.” Harley-Davidson’s announcement that it planned to “launch 100 new motorcycles” and “build two million new Harley riders in the US” over the next 10 years was indeed ambitious. To bring new riders into the fold, a strong stable of introductory motorcycles is mandatory. And while this “two million new riders” proclamation was made…

Harley-Davidson Launches Youth Apprenticeship Program No ratings yet.

With a dire need to fill skilled positions at its factories, Harley-Davidson sets up a youth apprenticeship program to attract young talent As the current generation of factory and plant workers gets older and phases into retirement, companies like Harley-Davidson are in increasingly desperate need of skilled tradespeople. Knowing the problem won’t be going away…

Ducati Prepares for 10th Edition of World Ducati Week No ratings yet.

Tickets are on sale and the schedule has been announced for the annual celebration of everything Ducati For the past decade, Ducatistas from all over the planet have come together for one weekend to celebrate their love for the brand and its iconic machines. This year Ducati put together more than a dozen scheduled activities…

7 New Exhaust Pipes For Harley Fat Bob Models No ratings yet.

When Harley-Davidson revamped its Softail lineup for 2018, exhaust manufacturers were eager to take the holeshot in being first to market with new exhaust pipes for the new Softail models. From the looks of things, the Harley Fat Bob seems to have received the most attention from pipe makers. While making the rounds during 2018’s…

Royal Enfield Bites the Bullet and Offers ABS on Bikes No ratings yet.

New Regulation Forces Royal Enfield to Adopt ABS Throughout Entire Range The Indian government recently announced that all vehicles with an engine displacement of more than 150ccs will require anti-lock braking systems starting in April of 2018. One Indian company that will be affected by this is, of course, Royal Enfield. As a result of the…

Road & Track: A streetable Seeley G50 from NYC Norton No ratings yet.

I’m sure most folks have a ‘lottery list’ of bikes they’d put in their garage if they won big. And on my own mental list I have a restomod Commando from NYC Norton. That might have to change though, because this Seeley G50 is even better. Kenny Cummings built it for the Custom Revolution exhibition…