NYC Vintage Motorcycle Show 2012: Full Tilt!

This years NYC Vintage Motorcycle Show is Full Tilt!

This years NYC Vintage Motorcycle Show is Full Tilt!

If the success of last year is any indication, NYC Vintage Motorcycle Show 2012, will be even better.  It seems the vintage motorcycle show is drawing a more diverse crowd, creating more of a community, and generally becoming more fun… Read More …

Hogs in the ‘hood: Honda CB 350F

A rare Honda CB 350-4 in Williamsburg....

A rare Honda CB 350-4 in Williamsburg….

Lately you see Honda CB 350‘s all over the place in Brooklyn.  They are a great, small displacement bike, that is perfect for city commuting, and beginning riders.  What you don’t see very often is the rare Honda CB 350F, (or CB 350-4) the little brother to the larger 4-cylinder Honda (CB 750, CB 550) of the era… Read More …

Hogs in the ‘hood: Yamaha Cafe Racer XJ650?

A rare Yamaha shaft-drive cafe racer...

A rare Yamaha shaft-drive cafe racer…

ED. NOTE: One of our readers has corrected us, letting us know that this bike is in fact a Yamaha XS1100 Standard.

This is a tough one, but I think it may be a 1980-1983 Yamaha Cafe Racer Maxim.  The shaft-drive is the clue we’re looking at here, but the ‘cafe styling’ throws a wrench in the works, for identification… Read More …

Our Faithful Brooklyn Traveler: 1 year on the road…

Shunning adventure motorcycles, this is the view from an old Honda

Shunning adventure motorcycles, this is the view from an old Honda

Back in April we reported that our long, lost Brooklyn Traveler, Pipe Adams had crossed over the equator on his mission to set himself free, and see the world on a 1970’s Honda CB500T, which is not top of the list of adventure motorcycles.  Well, he has just passed the 1 year mark on his travels, mostly in Central and South America… Read More …