Janus Motorcycles – Purveyors of Vintage Inspired Motorcycles

In 2011 two men came together by the names of Devin Biek and Richard Worsham to form Janus Motorcycles. Their goal of creating a new American motorcycle brand that would stand out from the crowd was finally underway. In Goshen, Indiana, Janus Motorcycles was born and by 2013 they were manufacturing motorcycles. Hand built with … Read more

Cheap Retro Motorcycles – 8 Bikes For The Budget Conscious Rider

8 cheap retro motorcycles

While it is true that most new retro bikes come with a premium price tag, there are several cheap retro motorcycles available for those not wanting to break the bank. Here, Paul picks out 8 options for the budget conscious rider. Sit back and imagine yourself bumbling along on a vintage motorcycle, open-faced helmet, and … Read more

New Retro Motorcycles – 9 Awesome Modern Classics

Norton Atlas Ranger

Let’s face it, motorcycles of a bygone era are undeniably cool, from early Indian Scouts and Harleys to the Bonneville and CB750, they laid the foundations for everything that was to come later.  They are classics for a reason and that’s because they got it right! However, for todays riders there is technology and modern … Read more

Why The Triumph Street Twin is Good for Beginners

Triumph street twin side view

The Triumph Street Twin has a lot going for it. Apart from its fantastic retro styling and excellent value for money, the Street Twin is a great all rounder and popular with riders of all ages. Is the Triumph Street Twin good for beginners? With a seat height of 790mm (under 30 inch), weighing in … Read more

Retro Motorcycles – 8 Modern Classics For 2020

the Thruxton is one of the main reasons why cafe racers are so popular

It was 2001 when the Triumph Hinckley factory released what in my opinion was the first retro motorcycle – A thoroughly modern Bonneville that took it’s styling straight from the original Meriden design. 19 years later and the retro motorcycle scene goes from strength to strength. In this article Jamie picks out 8 retro motorcycles … Read more

What Is a Modern Classic Motorcycle?

a modern classic - the triumph bobber

With so many different genre of motorcycle it can be hard to keep up with them all. Retro’s, Naked’s, UJM’s, Vintage, Antique, Classic and modern Classic motorcycles to name a few. So, let’s take a look at one of these that is currently gaining prominence, the modern classic motorcycle.       What is a … Read more

Best Retro Motorcycles For Commuting – Top 5 Retro Commuters

Triumph Bonneville T100

A reader asked which of the retro motorcycles would make a good commuter as he’s fed up with paying the London congestion charges every day. As he didn’t tell me which of the retro genres he favours I have included one from each. So, here you go Jim from Camden Town…. What are the best … Read more

Retro Scramblers

Retro Scramblers

RETRO SCRAMBLERS – AN INTRODUCTION In the 60’s Scrambler was the term for a stripped down motorcycle such as the popular Triumph Trophy. Standard road bikes modified to ‘scramble’ across open lands as fast as possible. These original Scramblers died off when they were replaced by the far superior purpose built motocross machines. Today the term … Read more