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Motorcycles, new and classic. View the entire archive.

Spandex Harleys

There's a classic episode of the TV cartoon series South Park lampooning Harley riders. Not bikers, the young guys who used to ride Harleys. The new demographic - which consists of...

Buick Riviera, 1963-1985

Non-Buick people may not know it, but the Riviera nameplate goes back many years before the introduction of the now-famous '63 coupe. Buick used it to designate the pillarless hardtop coupes...

Classic Car “Accessories”

Last weekend I took my old Pontiac to a car show. It's a pretty reliable beast given it's pushing 40 years old. But it is pushing 40 years old and stuff...

It’s Alive… For The Moment!

Cue Borat voice... great success! The '80 Hardley appears to be functional. Possibly, ridable. Probably for not very long. But, still. I gimped the electrics to a state of "well, it works" ......

Video Rant: Rotted Fork Seals & OCD Chain Cleaning

Here's a quick ran about leaky fork seals and a neater/easier way to clean a bike's chain: Look for a new rant - tomorrow, hopefully - about GM's decision to put a...

Crappy TV & Movie Cars…

Steve McQueen's Highland Green "Bullitt" Mustang is a pop culture icon. But how about the automotive Omarossas? Which movie and TV cars were the worst ever? Here's a list of possible nominees: *...

A Sabot in the Gears?

People sometimes accuse me of being a technophobe or even a Luddite because of my critiques of modern vehicles. But it's not fear of technology that drives me. It's cost-benefit analysis. Increasingly, the costs...

Oil Alert For Older Cars

In order to comply with federal requirements that key emissions control components on new cars such as catalytic converters work (and can be warranted to work)  for at least 120,000 miles...

Hitler’s Mercedes…

Here's a classic car with one not-so-careful former owner whose historical logbook is blacker than the tires. In the days of the Third Reich, Adolf Hitler preened and waved at the faithful...

In Search Of…

If you own a '60s or '70s-era muscle car, you've probably become aware of an ironic problem: It is virtually impossible to find high-performance tires for your high-performance classic. The BF...
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