Author: Buck

1975 Suzuki GT750 M “Waterbuffalow”

1975 Suzuki GT750 M “Waterbuffalow”

Hhmmmm, the sweet sound of your motorcycle on an open road doing 75mph all day. The only reason for stopping is to refuel and add oil. Wait, add oil? What’s wrong with my bike...

1962 Norton Custom Isolastic Featherbed

1962 Norton Custom Isolastic Featherbed

Looking for a race ready street legal British bike with lots of cool upgrades for handling and power? Hey, me too. Have a soft spot for Norton engines sitting in Featherbed frames? Hey me...

1975 Norton Commando MK III

1975 Norton Commando MK III

A Baxter Bikes restoration? Usually once a bike goes through Baxter Bikes and is sold you never see it again. Like there’s some special place that has perfect bikes stored and only owners of...

My Dad always called the place Monkey Wards but I never saw a monkey there:  1969 Wards Riverside Benelli Cobra

My Dad always called the place Monkey Wards but I never saw a monkey there: 1969 Wards Riverside Benelli Cobra

When I was kid Montgomery Wards was at the mall and they sold TV’s, clothes, tools and other necessaries for the common Merican. I liked going there but only because trips up town with...

When you think Sport Touring does 50cc come to mind? 1962 DUCATI SPORT 48

When you think Sport Touring does 50cc come to mind? 1962 DUCATI SPORT 48

Well if it does, you’re a friend of mine. For a short period of time Ducati insisted that small cc two strokes were the basket that all the eggs should go in. They weren’t...

Wish upon a Gold Star 1962 BSA Gold Star Catalina

Wish upon a Gold Star 1962 BSA Gold Star Catalina

In 1937 Wal Handley came out of retirement to ride a three-lap race for BSA at Brooklands. (A track I’ve been too that is pretty much gone but it has a neat museum there...

Don’t be an Ariel Square Four man.

Don’t be an Ariel Square Four man.

Ariel got it’s name from a Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest”. Shakespeare’s Character was a airy spirit based on a messenger of the gods, Mercury. The company started with bicycles like a lot of other...