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JeremySumpter. I Will Retire May 15.

Due to a health issue discovered in 2017 requiring all my attention, I can no longer focus 100% on writing the JeremySumpter Post and traveling intensively in the US and abroad. Consequently, I plan to retire and turn a new corner in my life to see what it has in store for me. The […]

Hardcover Book About The Complete History Of Victory Motorcycles 1998-2017.

One year ago I announced the demise of Victory, an American brand of stylish heavyweight cruiser, bagger and tourer motorcycles. The number of loyal buyers was quite high for a new brand, but after a 20-year ride, not high enough for Victory to survive. So, parent company Polaris decided to pull the plug and to […]

Gloria Tramontin Struck. Lifetime Motorcyclist. 75 Years On Two Wheels And Still Riding.

Gloria Tramontin was age 16 in 1941 when she started to ride solo a motorcycle. That year, women simply didn’t ride motorcycle… Overcoming prejudice and personal obstacles all her life on the road, she is still riding cross country riding with either her daughter or granddaughter from her home in New Jersey. She rode many […]

The Build By Paul Teutul Jr. A Reflection on Faith, Family, and My Time on “American Chopper” By Paul Teutul Jr.

Paul Teutul Jr. starred on American Chopper with “Paulie” and his father, Paul Sr., building custom choppers together. After his time on the reality show, he started his own business, Paul Jr. Designs. Today, Paul Jr. Designs continues to thrive, producing custom bikes for a variety of individual and corporate clients. The Build is his first book. “It […]

Classic Motorcycles. The Art Of Speed.

Just released, Classic Motorcycles. The Art Of Speed is the story of the most groundbreaking motorcycles of the past century. It compiles the best of the best machines from the legendary marques still alive or defunct. From Triumph to Harley-Davidson to Vincent to Ducati to BMW to Indian, but also less known like Thor, Mitchell, […]

2017 Classic Triumph Calendar. A 12-Month Supply Of Bonnies, Trophys And T-Birds

The art calendar is not dead… If you are into Triumph, you may like this 2017 twelve-month calendar featuring many classic Triumph, from a UK-version Bonneville to a truly rare 1936 Val Page single. Also, a rare Rickman, a Trident, Speed Twins, a T100 and an early style Chopper and Bobber  and more. Printed on […]

Christmas Gift . Discovering The Motorcycle. The History. The Culture. The Machines.

Almost all great motorcycle books focus on one unique theme, topic or brand. Just released, Discovering The Motorcycle is an exception. It’s a rather complete overview and history of motorcycling since the late 1800’s to today. Author Armand Ensanian devoted more than 5 years of his life to compile info, write and photograph such a […]

The Adventures of Mimi and Moto. The Motorcycle Monkeys.

There are a few – too few – motorcycle books for very young children. They are ideal for parents and grandparents who want to share their passion for riding motorcycles with their children and grandchildren. Authors Nancy Gerloff and Mark Augustyn were inspired to create this book when their infant daughter began looking through The […]

Timeless American. A Selection of Pre-1916 Motorcycles To Celebrate the Golden Era Of Motorcycles.

Photographer and designer Edward “Eddie” Lee, is launching his highly anticipated coffee table book, Timeless American, a Selection of Pre-1916 Motorcycles, now available at Iron Vault Studio. The public was able to meet the photographer at a special launch party for the book on October 8 at the Venice, California headquarters of Deus Ex Machina. It was a decade ago […]

Harley-Davidson. The Complete History.

You think that you have already read enough books about Harley-Davidson, that you know everything about their iconic motorcycles? Don’t think so. As its title implies, the newly released hardcover book Harley-Davidson: The Complete History (240 pages, 5 pounds) is probably the most detailed narrative and richer photography about each Harley machine. All the prototypes […]

Do You Really Know The Story Of Indian Motorcycle?

Yes, you probably know that the original Indian nameplate died in 1953, that many devoted enthusiasts worked hard at maintaining the old bikes, that several companies tried to resurrect the brand (the most serious have been CNC in Gilroy, CA and Stellican Limited in Kings Mountain, NC) and that in 2011 Polaris Industries took over […]

Kevin Bean’re Rambles The Orient

Kevin Bean’re got more titles than you and me. CEO & founder of “Professional Tourist”, “Mayor Of fun”, “Monsignor” (yes, he is an ordained minister), “Biker Gipsy” and a few other (nick)names I don’t remember. He is just an (not so) ordinary guy worshipping freedom, riding and his friends. Well, when he is not crisscrossing […]

Harley-Davidson CVO Motorcycles. The Reference Book.

Each year Harley-Davidson offers to its “Alpha” clientele – those faithful to the brand who want the best of the best – limited edition factory premium custom motorcycles under the lineup name of CVO Motorcycles (for Custom Vehicle Operations.) Harley promotes them with slogans or statements like “True motorcycle masterpieces”,  “For the rider who wants […]

A 2016 Classic Triumph Motorcycles Calendar With A 12 Months Supply Of Bonnies, Trophys And T-Birds

For 2016 the crew at Wolfgang Publications brings you twelve of the most triumphant motorcycles ever produced. How about a perfect Triumph Cub from 1964 dressed in the correct blue and silver or a very rare 500cc Flathead from 1940?Then there is the 1966 TR6C, a 1970 TR6 and a Trophy Trial from 1973. For […]

Malcolm Smith Named 2015 “AIMExpo Champion”. Hall of Fame Racer and Business Owner Releases New Autobiography.

The American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo) announced today that off-road racing legend and pioneer Malcolm Smith has been named “AIMExpo Champion” for its third-annual gathering at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center, October 15-18. Smith, an AMA Hall of Famer and a true off-road motorcycling pioneer, follows fellow Hall of Famers Kenny Roberts (2013) and Kevin […]

Forty Two Reasons Why I Must Have A Motorcycle…Honey!

Men who want to buy a motorcycle often face an uphill battle with a reluctant spouse or girlfriend. It may be about your 1st motorcycle, second, third one, etc. Long time rider R. Lowell Hake has felt the pain based on past encounters with the Motorcycle Antichrist living in his own home which he had to […]

The Complete Book Of Classic And Modern Triumph Motorcycles. 1936-Today.

How much do you know or want to know about Triumph Motorcycles? From the humble beginnings of Triumph Engineering Co Ltd , a defunct British motorcycle manufacturer, to the times of Norton Villiers Triumph, also defunct, to the current Triumph Motorcycles Ltd, the current British motorcycle manufacturer. This new book “The Complete Book Of Classic […]

Steve McQueen. Full-Throttle Cool.

On March 24th, Steve McQueen would have celebrated his 85th birthday. Was he an actor who races or a racer who acts? To honor one of the most brilliant actors and racers of our time, Dwight Jon Zimmerman, a best-selling and award-winning author, and Greg Scott, a comic book artist, tell the life story of […]

Full-Bore Welding. The Reference Book By 2 Of The Best Pros To Weld Like Pros.

If you really love motorcycles, you love metal. And if you have the crazy passion of cutting things apart to make your bike more beautiful and performant, you need to know how to make them safely stick back together… Hobbyist motorcycle builders working in their garage or professionals working in a shop, if you ever […]

The Art Of The Racing Motorcycle. 100 Years Of Designing For Speed.

By lack of free time, I am running very late at reviewing for you some books I like very much. This one because many of you, although not necessarily into motorcycle racing, love vintage motorcycles with a racing stance. A look that many pro and garage builders try to re-create on their custom projects. This […]

Book For The Holidays. Bettie Page, Queen Of Pinups And Of Curves.

She was known as the “The Dark Angel”, “Miss Pinup Girl of the World” and “The Queen Of Curves”. Her glamour photography and playfully erotic photos made her an iconic figure in pop culture, influencing sexuality and fashion. She has been and is still is an inspiration for many painters in the custom automotive industry. […]

The Chopper. The Real Story.

Do you really know the story of the Chopper? In this new book, leading vintage motorcycle expert Paul d’Orléans, a.k.a. Vintagent, provides insight into the origins of the chopper, the start of the custom movement to its today’s renaissance, giving a shout-out to legendary builders and dispelling a few myths surrounding this icon of counterculture. […]

Fast Motorcycle Industry News

Harley-Davidson Inc. Declares Dividend. Debt Gets BBB Rating. Harley-Davidson announced that its Board of Directors approved a cash dividend of $0.275 per share for the third quarter of 2014. The dividend is payable September 26, 2014 to the holders of record of the Company’s common stock on September 16, 2014. Harley-Davidson (NYSE:HOG) has earned a “BBB” […]

Café Racers: Speed, Style, and Ton-Up Culture. The Absolute Reference Book.

If you didn’t visit Paul d’Orleans’ and Michael Lichter’s exhibition in Sturgis last year, and even if you did, the just released hardcover book “Cafe Racers, Speed, Style and Ton Up Culture” is a must own if you like the Café Racers genre. 224 pages of rich photography by Michael Lichter complemented by the writing […]

McQueen’s Machines

You all love Steve McQueen’s on screen motorcycle stunts and wild car chases. But how much do you know about his passion for motoring, about his own machines and the races to which he participated? There is much more to discover beyond the 1968 Ford Mustang GT 390 fastback he drove in Bullitt and the […]

Harley-davidson Sportster Hop-Up And Customizing Guide

First, let me say that the motorcycle books published by Wolfgang Publications are always much better than their covers, usually quite poor in design and photography. Why? This being said, the Sportster big customizing wave will probably make this book a must read for all those who intend to go way beyond the Harley factory […]

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