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Yamaha R5 Cafe Racer

Yamaha R5 Cafe Racer by Zanutto Engineering

The Yamaha R5, introduced in 1970, was the first of Yamaha’s new generation of two-stroke parallel twin “giant-killers” — a design architecture which would evolve into the RD350, RD400, and even the liquid-cooled RZ350/RD350LC. Lee […]

Honda XR600R Street Tracker

Honda XR600R Street Tracker by RotaJG

The Honda XR600R — affectionately known as the “Big Red Pig” — was the king of the desert for a decade and more. Introduced in 1985, the big air-cooled XR quickly rose to dominance at […]

KTM 640 LC4 Scrambler

“Nörrsken” KTM LC4 Scrambler by Imbarcadero 14

A burly KTM 640 scrambler from Venice… The KTM 640 LC4 Supermoto, introduced in 1998, offered a 53-horsepower, liquid-cooled mono-cylinder engine paired with fully-adjustable suspension and four-piston Brembo brakes. In motard trim, the rough-and-ready 625cc […]

KTM 300 Street Tracker

Akin Moto KTM 300 Street Tracker

“A 2-stroke street tracker…that actually gets used on the street AND the track.” The KTM 300 EXC is a weapon — a street-legal, two-stroke enduro with a 51-hp liquid-cooled engine and dry weight of just […]

Triumph T100 Custom Bobber

Triumph T100 Custom Bobber by Unik Edition

The modern Triumph T100 Bonneville — aka the “New Bonneville” — introduced in 2001, quickly earned respect in the roadster market. The (then) carbureted and air-cooled parallel twin recalled the British twins of yesteryear, with […]