THE 2021VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE ENTHUSIASTS SHOW AT "THE SHOP CLUB" SEATTLE
Just a hand full of motorcycles on display at "The Shop Club" The VME is very active in the Pacific North West and the members have a great collection of motorcycles.
1955 NSU MAX 250
Typical of the German styling the Japanese would later embrace.
1956 AJS MODEL 30
Not as well known as Triumph, BSA, and Norton, AJS motorcycles were quite capable machines
1965 BMW R69S
Known for decades for their unique and high quality machinery.
1976 YAMAHA RD400
The giant killer.
2021 BARBER VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE FESTIVAL
The event is in the books for 2021 below are a few of the motorcycles that illustrate the variety of bikes encountered.
1960 MAICO 175 SS.
This was spotted in one of the event's two swap meets.
HONDA 305 SCRAMBLER
This Honda participated in the extremely muddy cross-country race.
VINCENT COMET ROAD RACER
It can be just as exciting checking out the excellent machinery in the paddock area as watching them perform on the track.
BMW R18 DRAGSTER
Part of the BMW Motorrad display in the Fan Zone.
2021 COOL DESERT NIGHTS
A few of the Award Winners in the Motorcycle Category
1969 BMW R69S with Steib Sidecar
1975 Norton 850 Commando
1980 Yamaha XS 650 Street Tracker
1960 Ducati 175SS
2021 RETRO RIDERS VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE SHOW
A few of the Award Winners at this year's Retro Riders Show
BEST IN SHOW
1982 MZ Iraqi Sidecar Rig
1939 Simplex ZServi-Car
BEST JAPANESE (1976 TO 1996)
1977 Hodaka 175SL
1981 Suzuki GS750
THE 2017 DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN'S RIDE IN COLORADO SPRINGS
The 2021 Distinguished Gentelman's ride is weeks away. May 2021
BMW BOXER TWIN
Great basic transportation
The scrambler version
Good ol Eastern Block Technology
The Tourist was built from 1954 to 1967 and was considered more upscale then the Vespas and Lambettas
2016 VINTAGE MOTORCYCLE SHOW AT THE MONTE SCARLATTO WINERY
This collection of vintage motorcycles was on display at the Monte Scarlatto Winery in 2016
A great sport tourer
NORTON 850 COMMANDO
A timeless classic
1969 BSA B25 STARFIRE
Small displacement, but styled like the big boys
YAMAHA XS650 HERITAGE SPECIAL
A custom built to a price
FROM THE ARCHIVES
Some of the competitors at the 2016 Cannonball Run stop over in Pueblo, Co.
One of the early American pioneers.
There was a time when BSA built much more than motorcycles.
In its day this was the most powerful Indian motorcycle you could buy.
An early example of the venerable brand
SOME OF THE GREAT RACE BIKES FROM THE 2020 RATTLERS RUN VINTAGE MOTOCROSS IN FAIRFIELD, WASHINGTON
The Craftsmanship of Vintage Race Bikes is Amazing. Take a look at some of the samples on this page.
THIS BSA 650 TWIN CUSTOM MX WAS SPOTTED FOR SALE AT RATTLERS RUN
The Open Class is full of great Big Bore Twins. You will be hard pressed to build a better bike for the $7,000 asking price.
MAICO 400 MEGA 2, JUST A BEAUTIFUL RACER
This is the little brother to the fire breathing 490. Maico made some of the best twin shock Open Class Motocrossers ever built. This one is a great example of the breed.
THE CZ MX HAS BEEN A POPULAR RACER FOR DECADES. MANY OF THE BIGGEST NAMES IN MOTOCROSS RACED A CZ AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER
This CZ has some really high end components. The tank is a work of art. The welds are incredible. The photos can't capture the quality of the carbon fiber fenders.
THE RM WAS SUZUKI'S WEAPON AGAINST THE OTHER JAPANESE BIKES IN THE SMALL BORE MX WARS
This RM has a custom reed valve, high performance head, and a tuned exhaust. With fully adjustable shocks and works style fenders this one is a show stopper
THE 2020 DISTINGUISHED GENTLEMAN RIDE IS IN THE BOOKS
A Few of the Classic Bikes Spotted on my Local Ride