1958 Triumph Thunderbird by Von Dutch

A young man in Los Angeles named Ken Howard began tinkering with his Indian Scout “bob-job” in 1946. Removing the shapely Indian fuel and oil tanks, he installed a smaller gas tank. He added upswept exhausts and taller handlebars atop long risers. He painted and pin-striped the gas tank. The story goes that he street raced it, crashed it, rebuilt Read more

1977 Harley-Davidson XLCR Cafe Racer

A design from the great Willie G. Davidson, the XLCR was made for only two years, 1977 and 1978. Taking design cues from the sleek, minimal and wildly successful 1970 - 1980 XR750 dirt track production racer, Willie G. designed the XLCR Sportster to compete with the sport bikes coming out of Japan at the time. But Willie also went a more traditional Read more

1970 Honda CB750 K0

Having first made a four cylinder Grand Prix racer about 1960, Honda applied their 250cc four-cylinder GP racing experience to their street machines when they introduced the revolutionary CB750 in 1969. It was the first mass production street motorcycle with a disk brake. Styling was a bit “British” as was the dry sump oiling approach. Typically Read more

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