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KTM 790 Duke Tracker

Super Hooligan: KTM 790 Duke Flat Tracker

The One: Andy DiBrino’s Race-Winning Super Hooligan…  Introduced in 2017, the KTM 790 Duke was the Austrian company’s first parallel twin, a 799cc naked middleweight that quickly earned the nickname “The Scalpel.” The engine boasted […]

BMW K100 Cafe Racer

Burly Brick: BMW K100 by Moto Rebuild

Moto Rebuild transforms a Flying Brick…  Affectionately known as the “Flying Brick,” the four-cylinder BMW K100 was an evolutionary leap forward for BMW Motorrad, who’d been focused on their flat-twin boxer machines since the post-WWII […]

Honda XL500 Tracker

Honda XL500S Flat Tracker

In 1979, Honda released the XL500S, a single-cylinder dual-purpose machine developed to compete with the Yamaha XT500, winner of the first two runnings of the Paris Dakar Rally. The bike had important improvements over the […]

Yamaha RZ350 Restomod

BA Special: 1985 Yamaha RZ350 Restomod

Bald Anthony builds one bad RZ…  The Yamaha RZ350 was the ultimate, most modern two-stroke street bike sold in the United States.  The liquid-cooled two-stroke, rubber-mounted parallel twin was rated at 52 bhp, and equipped […]

BMW K1100 Cafe Racer

HellGate Moto: BMW K1100 Café Racer

BMW Uberbike from New York’s HellGate Moto…  The BMW K1100 was the company’s liter-class sport touring machine, a 100-hp Autobahn missile that utilized the same four-cylinder engine layout as the earlier “Flying Bricks.” The bike […]

Fantic Koala

Fantic Koala: Two-Stroke Beach Bike

Balloon-Tire Beach Baddie from Animal Motor Company!  In the late 1980s, Fantic, the Italian company best known for their competition trials and enduro machines, introduced the Koala, a 50cc two-stroke fat-tire bike that resembled the […]

Honda Dominator Adventure Bike

All-Metal ADV: Honda 650 Dominator

TUAB: The Ultimate Adventure Bike from Marlon Motorcycles…  The Honda NX650 Dominator has proven itself as one of the most versatile motorcycles of recent history, a single-cylinder dual-sport that’s tough as nails, adept both on […]

Harley Davidson Chicago Board Tracker

Factory Experimental Board Tracker: 1924 Harley JDCA/B

An alcohol-fueled “Murderdrome Missile”…  In their first decade of operation, Harley-Davidson eschewed factory-backed racing efforts in favor of focusing on reliable motorcycles for the public. By 1914, however, they’d changed their minds, formed a factory […]