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Rare Project – 1962 Moto Parilla Wildcat Scrambler 250

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Parilla was distributed in the US by Cosmopolitan Motors, and while the former had some success with a 175cc bike, Cosmopolitan asked for a 250cc engine. Parilla responded with their distinctive high cam motor from their Grand Sports road bike. At the time, this made Parilla’s competition in racing a Triumph Cub, and Parillas were winning handily.

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In Canada – 1983 Honda NS250F

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Honda did not officially sell the NS250R in the United States, though a few have been imported through the gray market over the years. What you almost never see is the naked variant, the NS250F. Here’s one in British Columbia if you feel like bring it across the border yourself.

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Press Release – BMW’s Maintenance-Free Chain

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Lots of press releases take up space in my inbox, but very few get me as excited as this because I’m very lazy about cleaning my chain: BMW Motorrad has just announced the “M Endurance” chain, which is “maintenance-free like the shaft drive for the first time.” No word on if it’s coming to the US yet, but it’s made …

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What Do You Want To Know? 2021 Honda ADV150

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UPDATE: Here’s my review! When Vy and I went to Spain, I flirted with the idea of touring with the 750cc X-ADV maxi scooter. That didn’t pan out, and unfortunately it hasn’t yet made it to the US, but now we’ve got a baby brother in the form of the ADV150. Honda calls the ADV150 an “adventure-style scooter that’s ready …

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What Do You Want To Know? Honda NR750

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UPDATE: Here’s my review! Today I get a couple of hours with Honda’s legendary NR750 – specifically one that’s about to go up for sale on Iconic Motorbike Auctions. That won’t be enough time for one of my usual reviews, but I still have to share what it’s like, right? So…what do you want to know about one of the …

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Iconic Sunday Ride – 7/19

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The last time I joined my buddies at Iconic Motorbikes for a Sunday ride, a few of you privately mentioned that you wanted a heads up for the next one. Well, here’s some notice on a special one, because this time around we’re taking a truly legendary machine out: a Honda NR750!