MotoPreserve Road Trip: Mid-Ohio Vintage Days, Part 3

Typical booth at Mid-Ohio Vintage Days Swap Meet

Typical booth at Mid-Ohio Vintage Days Swap Meet

After a treacherous trip through the rain, we finally arrived at Mid-Ohio Vintage Days, ready to take a load off, and get dry.  We were given a quick tour of the grounds by some friends familiar with the event, and then decided to pack it in, and start fresh the next morning… Read More …

MotoPreserve Road Trip: Mid-Ohio Vintage Days

The Versys packed and on the road...before the storms.

The Versys packed and on the road…before the storms.

Danny and I launched off from MotoPreserve on our road trip to hit Mid-Ohio Vintage Days, The annual big kahuna of swap meets, racing, and all things vintage motorcycle. Little did we know the trip to Ohio would see us inundated by lightening, thunder and 18-wheelers barely missing us, while we cowered on the side of the road, trying to wait out the torrential Pennsylvania weather… Read More …

Venier Customs: custom Moto Guzzi V 35

Turning the tragic Moto Guzzi V 35 into a dream...

Turning the tragic Moto Guzzi V 35 into a dream…

The other day a great guy named Stephano stopped by MotoPreserve, having seen all the bikes through the open bay door.  Turns out Stephano is the mastermind behind Venier Customs, a new build company based in New York and Italy.  Their first build is this custom Moto Guzzi V 35, and it promises to be the first in a long line of terrific custom bikes… Read More …

Hogs in the ‘hood: Norton Commando 850

The Norton Commando 850, a rare find in Williamsburg...

The Norton Commando 850, a rare find in Williamsburg…

Oh, the smiles on our our faces when we see a Norton Commando 850.  Despite the recent popularity of vintage motorcycles here in Brooklyn, one manufacturer you don’t often see is Norton.  A classic in every respect, these bikes drip vintage cool, and offer a rare version of the vintage British bike… Read More …