Tourist Trophy (Not Isle of Man TT) Race from 1937…

The 1939 Isle of Man TT winner...Courtesy of Sports Car Digest

The 1939 Isle of Man TT winner…Courtesy of Sports Car Digest

The TT races have been going on for a LONG time.  The first, on the Isle of Man TT, off the coast of England, held their first contest in 1907 (the automobile TT race on the Isle of Man was run two years earlier in 1905).  Racing through the streets of towns, these races have become synonymous with danger, and nerves of steel… Read More …

The Triumph Bonneville 750’s Maiden Voyage…

Scott's 1973 Triumph Bonneville

Tinkering and testing, tuning and teasing, the typical lead-up to a vintage Triumph Bonneville‘s maiden voyage.  The engine had been turned over a few days before, leaving just a few more things to be sorted out.  But with that first firing of the rebuilt top-end, the confidence was there to create some excitement around the garage…  Read More …

Possible New Vintage Moto Show?

Courtesy of The Selvedge Yard

Came across this trailer over at The Selvedge Yard, which might bring hope to all those who have been disappointed with the lack of exposure of Vintage Motorcycles on the small screen.  The Show, titled Retro Moto,  would be about all things Vintage Moto, and is being pitched (no details about where and to whom it was being shopped) based on this trailer.  While we understand it’s easier to make a short clip look great, this show seems to have potential…  Read More …

Over the hills and thru the woods on a 76 horsepower sleigh…

Holiday Ride 2011

Well, it’s not the type of sleigh you envision when you think of the classic Christmas poem, but this year I headed to the family holidays on the 1993 Yamaha FZR 600.  Lately, I haven’t been messing with the GoPro Hero camera too much, but decided this might be the right time to find some good mounting spots on the FZR… Read More …