For anyone who’s ever felt bored by an Formula One race, motorcycle sidecar racing is a happy alternative. As you can see, it isn’t bound by the strict rules of F1 that ban anything on the car not interacting with the air.
You suck at driving. Well, I mean, not you specifically. You are great at driving. And me, I’m also great at driving. But everyone else? Everyone else sucks at driving. This is especially disconcerting for those of us who travel on two wheels, because while automotive safety has been steadily improving for vehicle…
The sound of a motorcycle is part of what makes a motorcycle, a motorcycle. It’s a key strand of DNA and if it were to go missing, what would that be like? Is it safe? Would anyone even want one?
I was a salesman at a Honda motorcycle dealer in the 1970s. One day a kid and his father came in to buy a CB360. The kid was a spotty, monosyllabic little brute with a constant sniffle and two bold-face periods for eyes. The old man’s jaw was cocked to one side as if someone in his past had decided it needed punching.
In Italian Vespa means wasp, and for 70 years, scooters like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe candidate have been buzzing around cities all across the globe. Let’s see if this pink Piaggio also has a price that stings.
The eagle on the Moto Guzzi logo commemorates a founder who died in a plane crash before the company could get off the ground. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe 850-T could let you fly, that is, if its price doesn’t ground it.
“NASCAR used to just be better,” old people who are very annoying and probably just liked mustaches and cocaine and are definitely right tend to say. But how correct could they possibly be? Well, to put it into perspective, people used to get into horrific motorcycle crashes before the race even started, and that was…
It was already an uncomfortable feeling, standing next to a custom motorcycle in the middle of a restaurant I didn’t know the name of, in a country I’d never been to, talking with a man I couldn’t understand. And then he fired the damn thing up.
Well ‘splitters, we’ve been at it for a full three months now. I made a bunch of ridiculous-ass claims when I first started about fixing motorcycle journalism and now you’ve gotten a taste of what life is like with me. How are we doing?
Motorcycle concepts have one wheel each in two worlds: what’s possible, and what’s barely possible. These 10 motorcycle concepts show us what a beautiful thing that can be—which is why some of them were even good enough to become a reality.
Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Honda is an old bike that’s emulating an even older motorcycle breed - that being the traditional British single. In movie parlance that makes it a mix of Back to the Future and Inception, but will you find it worth the price of admission?
Two stroke bikes are bad for the environment, but good for the fun-vironment. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe RD400 might be a bit dirty, but will this restored bike’s price prove a low down dirty shame?
Most people who see a motorcyclist riding a sportbike while kitted in garish ICON gear will assume the guy riding is about to get his stunt on. This lady proves that we aren’t all as we appear.
Montgomery Ward was founded in 1872 as a mail order retailer. Nearly 100 years later one of the things you could mail order from the company was an Italian bike like today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Riverside. We’ll have to see if this survivor is worth saying, the check is in the mail.
Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Honda has pipes like Veronica Lake (as your gramps) had hair. We’ll see if this claimed all-original, low-miler has a price that’s totally tubular as well.
When off-roading, 4X4 is where it’s at, right? Well, not when you only have two wheels, and today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Rokon Trail Breaker is in fact a 2X2. Will its price however, prove to be five by five?
Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Yamaha features a big single - so big in fact that you’ll also need a big leg just to kick it over. Let’s see if you get a big kick out of its price as well.
You can count the number of modern factory six-cylinder motorcycles on one hand. Of those, Honda’s CBX is probably the most legendary. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe X is a Super Sport, and it could be yours if X marks the spot when it comes to its price.
Many riders say you should leave the technology home when you hit the road on two wheels. Forget the phone, the GPS, and all the electronic leashes of modern society. I understand the desire to get away from it all, but I feel that these technologies can be used to actually enhance the getting away from it all…
Two wheels good? Not with these mods.