1919 Indian - winter auction

Collector motorcycles in winter auction

Two old Indians, a rare one-family-owned 1934 Harley-Davidson, classic dirt bikes and racing bikes are up for grabs at the annual Shannons Winter Auction on Monday (July 17, 2017). Shannons says the standout is a circa-1919 Indian Power Plus 1000cc V-Twin Solo from a private collection. It is one of only a handful of early …

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2016 Yamaha XSR900

2016 Yamaha XSR900 road test

I had seen plenty of photos of the Yamaha XSR900 prior to riding it – who wouldn’t be curious about the new toy they’ve been given for a week? However, that didn’t quite prepare me for its striking looks in person. It appeared more shapely and interestingly, better designed than I’d anticipated. The design of …

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1975 Kawasaki 750 historic motorcycles

Historic motorcycles feature in Motorclassica

Melbourne’s famed automotive exhibition, Motorclassica, is on in October and new and historic motorcycles will again be featured. Event director Paul Mathers says entries are now being received and compiled for the Concours d’Elegance and historic motorcycles area, with about 40-50 bikes expected. “Confirmed entries so far include a 1948 Ariel VG and a 1975 Kawasaki …

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