Matchless Motorcycles – An Overlooked British Classic

Matchless Motorcycles are one of the oldest British motorcycle companies and up until the collapse of parent company AMC in 1966 they produced some pretty special motorcycles. We largely look back at these machines with a sense of nostalgia and longing for days gone by when motorcycles were simple, no tech, just two-wheels and the … Read more

MV Agusta 750 S

MV Agusta 750 S

This classic here is one I am excited about, a genuine truly rare Italian beauty. If the MV Agusta 750 S was likened to a person it would be the beautiful and talented Sofia Loren. There shall be no delay, let’s get straight into the inner and outer working of this Italian wonder starting right … Read more

90’s Yamaha Motorcycles

Yamaha R1, one of the most iconic sport bikes of the last 25 years

The 90’s for Yamaha were a big decade, one in which some of the most remarkable motorcycles in the world came out of the factory, setting trends and raising the stakes across the board. From the legendary Dragstar cruiser which turned a lot of heads from the domineering American cruisers, to the outrageous R1 and … Read more

90’s Kawasaki Motorcycles

Ninjas, Ninjas and more Ninjas that is what the 90’s were really about for Kawasaki Motorcycles. Pushing the Ninja line across the different capacities, and making them the best sportbikes in the relative classes, fiercely challenging the competition from other manufacturers.  It wasn’t all Ninja’s (just mostly), there was a super cruiser and a retro … Read more

90’s Honda Motorcycles

Honda motorcycles had a pretty busy decade in the 1990s with 1997 in particular being a big year for the release of several new and trailblazing models.  The Super Blackbird, Firestorm and Fireblade were just 3 of the big players that hit the streets. It wasn’t all sportbikes though, Honda meandered through the world of … Read more

Yamaha 4 Stroke Motorcycles – 9 Classics

Yamaha were late to the 4 stroke party. Around the time Honda were basking in the glory of the all conquering four cylinder CB750, Yamaha were just introducing their first ever 4 stroke motorcycle, the XS-1. It was a twin cylinder 650 designed as a cheaper alternative to the Triumph Bonneville, BSA Gold Star and … Read more

9 Vintage Yamaha Two Stroke Motorcycles

As amazing as motorcycles are today, there will never be anything quite like the noise, smell and speed of the classic Yamaha 2 stroke motorcycles of time gone by.  The 2 stroke motorcycles produced by the Japanese manufacturer were some of the best to ever hit the road and provided many riders over the years … Read more

70s motorcycles – 27 Classics From The 1970s

Honda CBX 6 cylinder

There was never a period for motorcycles quite as wild as the 1970s.  Manufacturers were ready and willing to try anything to capture the imaginations of the motorcycling public, from giant road-going two-strokes to Wankel rotary engines.  It’s no secret that we love our vintage bikes here at Timeless 2 Wheels, and some of the … Read more

1960s motorcycles – 19 Classics from the Swinging Sixties

original Ducati Scrambler

1960’s motorcycles made serious strides. Legends like the Norton Commando were born, the world’s first superbikes were bred, the subcategory of dual-sport motorcycles was created and the iconic aesthetic of the ‘chopper motorcycle’ was at its peak. Many manufacturers had spent the end of the 1950’s and early 1960’s still recovering from World War II, … Read more

Norton Classic Rotary P43

Norton Classic Rotary P43

The Norton Classic Rotary is likely the rarest Norton ever to have existed, and certainly the rarest to find today for collectors. The bike is highly coveted for motorcycle historians and collectors, the reason being is it’s rotary Wankel engine.  With only 100 ever produced, the backstory is fascinating and while it didn’t take off, … Read more