Vintage Touring

In the 1950s, I think it would be safe to say that motorcycle touring as we know it today was in its infancy. Roads were not what they are today (or were, as budgeting might suggest...) and tire technology was far from what we enjoy today. Still, fuel was cheap and the open road called, as it does now. As history records, there were brave souls that ventured out and did just that well before the class was labeled, doing so on iconic motorcycles like the Brough Superior. Let's have a look at how these evolved by decade, starting in the 1950s and running through the pre-modern era of the 1970s...(continued)

Bike of the Month

Kawasaki KZ1000 M.k.II

Following a legend is never easy, and no maker knows that better than Kawasaki. Six years after the release of the iconic 903cc Z1 the big Zed's rivals were no longer making up ground, they had blown past. Kawasaki's response was predictable and swift, proving the original four had more to give...(read more)


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