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Motorcycles, new and classic. View the entire archive.

2018 BMW  K 1600B

Motorcycles aren't subject to Uncle's fuel-efficiency fatwas. Not yet. Which explains why BMW is putting its sixes in its bikes  . . . while removing them from its cars. Including even mid-sized cars...

Ethanol Assault

Remember those '80s-era PSAs that warned, "this is your brain on drugs" - cue video of an egg frying in a pan? Well, here's your old car's engine on ethanol. I...

The Lesser Known Kaw

I used to own an odd little dual sport called the Sherpa Sherpa and - as often happens with odd little things one gets to like - I stupidly sold it...

Chevy Monte Carlo, 1970-1988

There is a species of American land shark that once prowled the highways and byways of the United States in great fleets, but which have become as extinct as Megaladon -...

Reader Question: Obscure Honda Bike Parts?

Here's the latest reader question, along with my reply! John asks: Do you know of a source for the four hard chrome plated "collars" in the Pro-Link suspension for an'83 Honda GL650?...

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...

Retro-review: 1964 Ford Mustang

Like Jed Clampett, who inadvertently struck oil while he was out huntin' 'coon, Ford's General Manager Lee Iacocca probably didn't fully realize just what he was about to tap into with...

Give ‘Em an Inch . . .

The problem with giving an inch is they always take a mile. This is why it is so important to never give them the inch in the first place. Motorcycle helmet laws...

Girlie Cars of the Recent Past

There are manly cars and there are not-so-manly cars. And then there are cars that Liberace would have loved. Back in the '80s, such cars included the VW Rabbit cabriolet -...

Motorcycles in the Saaaaaafety Crosshairs

Motorcycles are the last vehicles still largely free from Uncle’s asphyxiating grasp. That is about to change. The unelected regulatory apparat known as the National Highway Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), which is...
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