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Shovelhead Chopper

Magic Carpet Ride: Shovelhead Chopper

One Special Shovelhead from Citizen Build…  By the 1960s, the Harley-Davidson Panhead was growing obsolete, with dealers and owners beginning to demand an updated engine with more power. In 1966, the Motor Company unveiled the […]

Italjet MT5A

Mini Trials: Italjet MT5A, Reborn!

In 1960, former Ducati factory racer and designer Leopoldo Tartarini founded Italjet in Bologna, Italy. In 1952, at just 20 years of age, Tartarini had won the sidecar class of the grueling 18-hour Milano-Taranto race […]

BMW R1100RS Custom

Brave New Beemer: BMW R1100RS

Custom Oilhead from Moto Adonis…  In 1993, the BMW R1100RS sport-tourer was the first BMW to use the new “Oilhead” boxer engine, which combined BMW’s traditional air-cooled cylinders with oil-cooled four-valve heads — a concept […]

Adventure Sportster

Harley-Davidson XL1200 “Adventure Sportster”

A Go-Anywhere Sportster from FrenchMoto…  Even as Harley-Davidson promotes their liquid-cooled Sportster S, the air-cooled Evolution-powered Sportster is experiencing something of a renaissance in racing circles. Built from 1986 to 2020, the Evo Sportster is […]