Buell XB12R Firebolt – American Sportsbike

The Buell XB12R Firebolt was ready for sale by early 2004 and while nearly identical to the XB9R it had at its heart a 1203cc V-twin motor. The two models ran side by side for the first year, before the XB9R was dropped from the range.   Now, it’s no secret in the motorcycle world that … Read more

Harley Davidson XR1000 – 1983 American Classic

Harley Davidson was bought back from AMF in 1981 with Willie. G. Davidson at the helm. The XR1000 was meant to be the fierce machine that reminded the pubic why HD remained top dog. Let’s have a look at the Harley Davidson XR1000 and you can decide whether it achieved it’s goal or not.  History … Read more

Harley Davidson XR750 Worlds Most Successful Racer

The Harley Davidson XR750 is an Icon. Dominating the flat track for decades, its impact on the motorcycle world should never be underestimated. Harley Davidson XR750 History  2020 marked 50 years since the arrival of the Harley XR750 and wow what a 50 years it has been for the orange and black rocket.  It’s inception … Read more

1920 Indian Scout – An American Icon

First released in 1920 and then modernised and re-released in 2014, the Indian Scout is centre of attention once again.  The original Indian Scouts are sought after and restoring one can be very expensive, but they are an appreciating classic and a worthy investment.  Keep reading to get into the backstory and the facts you … Read more

Original Ducati Scrambler – 1962 to 1976

The original Ducati Scrambler was introduced in 1962 for the American market. They are considered one of the most iconic motorcycles of the 1960’s. First editions were available as a 250cc or a 350cc. The Mark II models which were introduced in 1970 had a brand new engine and frame design and were available as … Read more

The Harley Davidson V-Twin Engine

With special guest appearances by Vincent and Ducati What gives the Harley Davidson its distinctive sound? Here, Dan explains how the famous 45 degree V-twin engine not only produces the most recognisable soundtrack in motorcycling but also successfully carried the company through thick and thin. In music, syncopation goes against the ordinary and regular flow … Read more

Victory Motorcycles – End Of The Road

Victory motorcycle

Sad news this week with the announcement that Victory Motorcycles had reached the end of the road. Most of the magazines carried the story although not many offered an opinion as to why the parent owner is sacrificing the brand to concentrate on it’s Indian motorcycles. Polaris Industries announced today that it plans to halt production … Read more