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The KAgusta – BMW K-Series Custom

In Custom, Germany, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

I’ve featured a few of Larry Romestant’s “Special K” builds in the past, like “The Executive“. They’re all variations based on flying bricks, but the only one I’ve really been intrigued by is this build, called the “KAgusta.” I first saw it in person several years ago and I’ve been intrigued by it since – but now I finally know …

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WMRRA Champion – 1997 Ducati Monster Racer

In Italy, Race by Abhi0 Comments

This Ducati Monster has won 2 class championships in WMRRA, thanks to some serious modifications (and plenty of parts from a 888). Unfortunately, the bodywork is going to need some work on the right side and the motor needs a rebuild. Still, hopefully someone finds this bike worth saving.

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1939 Gilera Saturno 500

In Italy, Vintage by Tom Wacker0 Comments

Another marquee I had never heard of…but in this case, probably should have. Gilera was an Italian motorcycle company that was in business from 1909 to 1969 when it was acquired by Piaggio. By 1939 the company had 3 500 cc models and would dominate the racing world with them right after the war. They had 2 four cylinder models …

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Rare Restoration – 1936 Douglas Endeavour

In England, Vintage by Abhi0 Comments

The Endeavour was a groundbreaking bike for Douglas, and their marketing materials reflected that notion with descriptions like “the motorcycle of the age, a masterpiece on who wheels…silent, safe, light, luxurious. The last word in engineering practice and design.“. Despite all that, very few were ever sold. I’ve seen production numbers quoted anywhere between 50 and 420, but there doesn’t …

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SYSK – Trophy Motorcycles

In Guest Writers, SYSK by Abhi0 Comments

This post guest written by reader Michael K! San Diego, California enjoys year-round motorcycling weather, is the home of a number of AMA Hall of Fame members, and a plethora of motorcycle shops including Trophy Motorcycles. Trophy is owned and operated by partners Isaac Heinrich and Tim Johnson and is definitely a Shop You Should Know (SYSK) if you like …