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1951 Maserati 125cc Prototype

1951 Maserati 125cc Prototype

So using the great wide web, I Learned Today, that Adolfo Orsi was the patriarch of the Maserati industrial corporation that produced spark plugs, batteries, motorcycle, cars and probably a lot of other things....

1947 Velocette KSS

1947 Velocette KSS

  There have been theories that say the development of the motorcycle is related to the horses that we rode. In the Americas, we had “western” saddles and the motorcycles we developed were more...

1948 Norton International

1948 Norton International

This 1948 Norton International appears to have spent some time with the Rudge Ulster that we had just pointed out. That is probably why it jumped out at me as I was cruising listings...

1978 Hercules W-2000 Wankel With 3 Miles for Sale!

1978 Hercules W-2000 Wankel With 3 Miles for Sale!

The Hercules W-2000 is a curious footnote in the history of motorcycling, one of only a handful of machines powered by Felix Wankel’s liquid smooth rotary engine. Thanks to Mazda, the rotary has come...

1967 Harley-Davidson ERS Replica

1967 Harley-Davidson ERS Replica

A full fairing, rear sets, and a racing number are all we need in life. This 1967 Harley-Davidson Sprint replica has all of those, so we are happy, more so because they added a...

1950’s Horex Twin Cam road racer

1950’s Horex Twin Cam road racer

Whenever I look at a vintage racing bike, I am always  interested in how it has reached its current state. Some have had a concourse restoration, brought back to an original date in time....

Book Steeling Speed by Mat Oxley

Book Steeling Speed by Mat Oxley

With my last post on the Suzuki Factory Racer, I dropped a little bit about Ernst Degner and his move to Suzuki from East German. A couple people commented on the fact he “stole”...

1965 Bultaco TSS water cooled

1965 Bultaco TSS water cooled

If you missed out on this 1963 Bultaco TSS road racer we had highlighted early, you now have a chance at another TTS. This 1965 Bultaco TSS 250cc water cooled racer is now for...

Rotary-Powered1976 Hercules W2000 for Sale

Rotary-Powered1976 Hercules W2000 for Sale

This is a weird one: there haven’t been very many rotary-powered motorcycles like this W2000, and Hercules is certainly a forgotten marque. Producing a mere 32hp from its single-lobe rotary, the bike was more...