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Cycles

Cycles


Motorcycles, new and classic. View the entire archive.

An Old VW For Everyday Use?

My friend (and web ninja master of EPautos) Dom asked me the other night what I thought about getting an old VW to replace his modern car as his everyday driver....

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...

Bring Back T-Tops!

Some things - bell bottom corduroys, for instance - will never make a comeback. Well, hopefully. But I'd really like to see a new car with T-tops again. Remember T-tops? The '68 Corvette...

A Sabot in the Gears?

People sometimes accuse me of being a technophobe or even a Luddite because of my critiques of modern vehicles. But it's not fear of technology that drives me. It's cost-benefit analysis. Increasingly, the costs...

Fat Buzz Cut Hero Assaults Motorcyclist

Here's another example of someone who hadn't harmed anyone being harmed because he "might." A motorcyclist riding faster than the law allows was pursued by a stereotypically bloated, buzzcut Oregon state cop (driving...

Pontiac GrandVille convertible, 1971-1975

The sudden demise of the Catalina convertible in 1972 left Pontiac with just one capital ship convertible in its inventory - the mighty (but short-lived) GrandVille. It was basically a two-door version...

Chrysler New Yorker, 1955-1982

There's a reason it's known as the Empire State. New York is outsized and audacious - not a place for the timid. So is the car named after the Big Apple. It's...

I’ll Never Own An Old Harley

What they say may be true. Or at least, it's why so many went Jap back in the day. Me among them. I have been working on an '80 Harley Sportster for about a...

The Toyota 222D

Here is the MR2 that Toyota built for rally racing. Even for a race car this is one of the wildest looking cars Toyota has ever built. The interior looks like...

AMC Ambassador, 1965-1974

American Motors Corporation may have descended from Hudson and Nash—brands whose hallmarks were modesty and efficiency—but by the mid 1960s, AMC began producing battlewagons of truly Bismarckian proportions. One of the most...
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