Steve McQueen’s 1963 Triumph Bonnveille Desert Sled

Ducati steals Triumph’s Desert Sled

One of two new Ducati Scrambler models to be unveiled in Milan next month is the Desert Sled, which is the famous name actor and racing Legend Steve McQueen used for his Triumph desert racer. The famous Desert Sled was sold at a Bonham auction in Las Vegas in January 2016 for $US103,500. It was …

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Cafe Racer Shop Sol Invictus Mercury 250

Cafe racer trend set to expand

The Cafe racer trend has a lot more fuel in the tank says Cafe Racer Shop owner David Kempson whose shop is expanding with new products and new motorcycles. “I think it will keep on going in a couple of different forms,” he says. “Big singles and parallel twins have been the thing, but you’ll …

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Cafe Racer Shop Sol Invictus Mercury 250

Cafe racer trend set to expand

The Cafe racer trend has a lot more fuel in the tank says Cafe Racer Shop owner David Kempson whose shop is expanding with new products and new motorcycles. “I think it will keep on going in a couple of different forms,” he says. “Big singles and parallel twins have been the thing, but you’ll …

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Bodgie and widgie

Were you a bodgie or widgie?

There are different names for the Aussie bodgie and widgie around the world. Some call them Teddy Boys, rockers, greasers, cafe racers or just plain bikies. Whatever, you’ll know if you were one … or still are! If so, you might be interested in the ‘50s and ‘60s Guys/Girls Bikies 27th reunion at the Stones …

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Bodgie and widgie

Were you a bodgie or widgie?

There are different names for the Aussie bodgie and widgie around the world. Some call them Teddy Boys, rockers, greasers, cafe racers or just plain bikies. Whatever, you’ll know if you were one … or still are! If so, you might be interested in the ‘50s and ‘60s Guys/Girls Bikies 27th reunion at the Stones …

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Triumph Bonneville bobber

Triumph Bonneville bobber spied

It looks like Triumph is not only going to add water cooling to its 2016 Bonneville, but also different models including a bobber as these images show. Cycle World and Visor Down have published spy images of the bobber version being tested near their development facility outside Barcelona. It follows spy photos in May of …

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Moto Guzzi V7 II Legend

2015 Moto Guzzi V7 arrives with extras

The 2015 Moto Guzzi V7 II range gets modern two-channel ABS and traction control as well as a host of accessories kits to turn them into scramblers, cafe racers, gothic rat bikes and Italian Army replicas – please, no jokes about having six reverse gears! The Stone base model is available in Australia now at $14,000 ride …

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