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 a good Youngtimer candidate among modern motorcycle models. It is obviously not just the age of the bike. As an example we have multiple examples that are the … 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 ›

Ducati 900SS TT3 Difazio by Bernard Mont

Ducati 900SS TT3 Difazio by Bernard Mont

This is what You build when You decide that closing the frame and putting the clip-ons is not enough! Well actually – You probably don’t go this radical, as this level of mods requires some serious engineering knowledge… but without a doubt – his kind of project makes … Read More ›