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Honda Goldwing Dos Honduros

Just Wing it: A Tale of Dos Honduros

“You’ve never seen a dirt bike before?” Introduced in 1974, the Honda Goldwing quickly took the crown as the king of long-range touring motorcycles, a 600-lb heavyweight boxer that could push through the air at […]

Suzuki DRZ400 Supermoto

Speedy Siegl’s 100,000-Mile DRZ!

The Little Thumper That Could… Suzuki’s DR-Z400S (dual-sport) and DR-Z400SM (supermoto) may not be the lightest, most powerful thumpers on the market, but these 400cc machines have earned a cult following with riders all over […]

Ducati 900SS Cafe Racer

The Candolini: Ducati 900SS Café Racer

The Ducati SuperSport (SS) debuted in 1988, a series of air-cooled 90° V-twin motorcycles that would remain in production for nearly 20 years. None other than the gonzo journalist himself, Hunter S. Thompson, reviewed the […]

Yamaha XJR1300 Scrambler

Muscle Scrambler: Yamaha XJR1300

Teleportation awaits… In the early ’90s, Yamaha needed a big-bore muscle bike to compete with the likes of the Honda CB1000 and Suzuki Bandit. Thus the mighty XJR series was born — a ’70s-inspired, big-block […]

Yamaha Virago Cafe Bobber

Handbuilt in Texas: Jackson 5AM V2.0

“We don’t build custom Yamahas, Hondas, etc. We build Jacksons.” The XV750 Virago, launched in 1981, was Yamaha’s first entry into the V-twin cruiser arena. It was a slightly funky machine, with an air-cooled 75° […]

BMW R100R custom

Modern Classic: BMW R100R by Unik Edition

A 1970s-inspired BMW straight out of Lisbon… The BMW airhead has become a favorite platform among many custom builders. The boxer engine is one of the most iconic powerplants in motorcycling history, and riding one […]