Monday, January 16, 2017
Cycles

Cycles


Motorcycles, new and classic. View the entire archive.

Chrysler 300 convertible, 1969-1970

The largest, most powerful battleship ever made was the WWII-era Japanese Yamato and her sister ship, Musashi. They came late to the war and didn't survive it - in part because...

Things Unseen…

The hand of Uncle - which aways wields a gun - distorts our lives in so many ways it's impossible to catalog them all. There are the things we're forced to have...

Rambler American Cross Country Wagons, 1954–1969

It's not well-known, but AMC's Rambler line actually surpassed Plymouth as the number-three brand of car in America (in terms of total sales) by the early 1960s, under the inspired leadership...

Remember These?

If you can't get the tune out of your head, does that mean you'll end up buying the car - or even liking it at all? Rich, corinthian leather will only...

Easy Fixes First

The other day, I decided to go for a ride on one of my motorcycles - my old, reliable, never-let-me-down '83 Honda GL650 Silverwing. It let me down. Keyed the ignition to "run."...

Good Luck Finding Performance Tires for Your Classic Muscle Car

If you own a '60s or '70s-era muscle car, you've probably become aware of an ironic problem: It is virtually impossible to find high-performance tires for these high-performance beasts. The BF Goodrich...

Good Car Names Gone Bad

Here are ten good car names gone bad - ruined forever, through no fault of their own: * Chevy Cavalier - This name summons images of gallant horsemen protecting their monarch - though...

Just Saying No

Probably I ought not to commit this to print - much less the 'Net. But I feel obliged. Ok, here it is: I haven't renewed the cattle tags for some of my vehicles in several...

Ford LTD 1965–1982

No one knows for sure just exactly what "LTD" stands for. Some say "Limited"—others "Luxury Trim Decor." Perhaps there is an ancient temple somewhere with weathered letters chiseled in stone, signifying...

The Forgotten Trans-Am …

I own a "forgotten year" second generation (1970-1981)  Trans Am. A '76 TA, in Carousel Red with Honeycomb rims. The early Second Gen cars - 1970-73 especially - get most of the...
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