KTM Superduke 1290

Top 15: future Youngtimer candidates

Recently I got involved in a debate with a fellow blogger (Jabok from youngtimerbike24.pl), about what makes an excellent Youngtimer candidate among modern motorcycle models. It is obviously not just the age of the bike. We can find multiple examples that despite reaching proper age… … Read More ›

Ducati Pantah

The Pantah: a collection of firsts for Ducati

Let’s continue with the Pantah tribute texts. This motorcycle and its creators deserve more recognition than they seem to have. I own a “Motorcycles” book, which glances through the decades of motorcycles development. There are multiple Ducati’s or Cagiva’s described, but Pantah is so overlooked! I … Read More ›

Ducati "The Pantah 350" by Capêlo's Garage 

Top 5 Ducati Pantah builds

The Ducati Pantah. I have a weak spot for this motorcycle. I like its story and origins – which are material for a “History of…” type of post, that will come soon. It was never the most successful or groundbreaking machine released by the Ducati, … Read More ›

Ducati 750SS by Kaspeed Moto

Ducati 750SS by Kaspeed Moto

I almost posted a long-awaited CB750 build… But I can’t help it when I see an Italian performance machine… turned into an old-school street racer. Ducati’s most successful take on the “cafe racer” concept was a brilliant looking Sport Classic. Surprisingly they cancelled it only after … Read More ›

Typhoon by Old Empire Motorcycles

Typhoon by Old Empire Motorcycles

A post from an archive. I remember seeing this thing in 2014 before I even started thinking about this blog. I know that this is not a “Cafe Racer” build or any other modern segment that I usually write about. But this blog is about … Read More ›