Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part II

Cruiser and helmet

The design that started the vintage motorcycle helmet aesthetic started during the World War II era, which relied on a shell helmet with large goggles. Once the motorcycle craze began in the 1960s and 1970s, the designs began to alter with the times. Nowadays, there are various types of helmets, but one design that always […]

Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part I

Vintage bikes parked under palm trees

Vintage motorcycle gear has increased in popularity due to the Internet and the accessibility to these items. Whether riders scour the Web on auction or collector sites, there’s definitely a craving for vintage gear. On the other hand, many motorcycle apparel manufacturers have noticed the trend in vintage designs and released their own versions of the […]

Retro Meets Modern With Biltwell Gringo Full Face Helmets

2013 Honda Shadow Phantom - Parked

One of the leaders in motorcycle helmet manufacturing is Biltwell, and for those who haven’t heard of the company, it might be time to give the new Biltwell Gringo Full Face Helmet a look. This helmet design screams retro, but is quite functional for various types of riders. One of the first things riders will […]

2015 Motoblot Chicago Receives Sponsorship From Triumph

Triumph at Motoblot Rally

The 2015 Motoblot Motorcycle Rally in Chicago will get its official sponsor from Triumph Motorcycles, according to the press release. The event will take place from June 25 through 28, which will include live music, events and a motorcycle build-off competition throughout the weekend. The Iron Moto Challenge is one of the top attractions of the […]

Vintage Style Is Key With Torc Route 66 T-50 Motorcycle Helmets

Torc Route 66 T-50 Open Face Helmets Title

A lot goes into deciding what cool motorcycle helmet to choose, but it ultimately comes down to what fits your style and comfort. Motorcycle helmets should be completely in-tune with how you feel on your motorcycle, because if a helmet doesn’t fit right, it will cause you to be side-tracked with adjusting and fixing it […]

Classic Harley Davidson Bike Found 42 Years After Going Missing

A classic Harley Davidson was discovered 42 years after being stolen.

The California Highway Patrol, National Insurance Crime Bureau and the U.S. Customs and Border Protection made a huge discovery at a Los Angeles-Long Beach seaport when they found a classic Harley Davidson that had been missing for 42 years, ABC affiliate KABC reported. The 1952 Harley-Davison Hydra-Glide was originally stolen in 1972 in Charlotte, North […]

Lost and Found – Vintage Motorcycles Stolen From Historic Cannonball Run

Harley-Davidson Front

The 2014 Motorcycle Cannnonball run ended on Sept. 22, but the drama from such an event seem to keep going. The historic motorcycle ride began in Daytona Beach, Florida, and ended 3,938 miles later in Tacoma, Washington. Riders partook in the event riding all types of unique vintage motorcycles, but after the race was concluded four […]

Vintage Harleys Complete Coast To Coast Race

Historic Cannonball Run

The Historic Cannonball Endurance Run just finished a grueling coast-to-coast endurance race this last Sunday. The event is an antique motorcycle race that starts in Daytona Beach, Florida, and ends in Tacoma, Washington. It runs for 17 days and span across 3,938 miles. Riders note that the race is hard enough for a modern bike, but it’s […]

Vintage Bike Brings In $100,000 At Auction

Vintage Bike Brings In $100,000 At Auction

Bonhams has made a name for itself as one of the biggest auction houses for high-profile motorcycles. It certainly cemented this reputation with a recent sale, which put a 1966 Norton 350 Manx up for sale. By the time the bidding came to a close, the Norton motorcycle had sold for $100,000 – approximately double what […]

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days A Rousing Success

AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days A Rousing Success

The American Motorcyclist Association hosts a number of events each year, but the recent running of the Vintage Motorcycle Days will undoubtedly be one of the best of 2013. This annual event, held from July 19 to 21 in Lexington, Ohio, celebrated the very best classic cruisers and racing motorcycles with paraphernalia displays, new bike […]