Rubber Change

So there I was, longing for the old days when changing a tire was as simple as slipping out the axle and removing the wheel. […]

A BMW Motorrad Winter

To wrap up 2020, here is a collection of BMW motorcycle winter images, and a video…. Credits include Classic Velocity, Snowbum, Bike Exif, Classic Motorbikes, […]

Vintage Vs Virus

The Covid virus continues to take a horrendous toll on lives and livelihoods, so our sympathies go out to those who have had personal and […]

Zundapp GS125

The term GS, short for Gelande Strasse, when applied to motorcycles, has become synonymous with large and imposing swiss army knife bikes from BMW. The […]


Fritz Klager was first and foremost, a motorcycle racer, but in the 1950s, he built engines and gearboxes for himself and for friends. He was […]

Durkopp MD200

The Durkopp brand started in 1867, and has been covered here before (see DURKOPP – MOTORIZED CYCLES TO MOPEDS ). Motorcycles were produced into the […]

A Grand Goodbye

Although we have covered Hoffmann in general here before, the flagship Hoffmann Governeur S300 had very bad timing. to say the least. It was the […]

On selling an airhead

If you normally sell your vehicle via a high-end concierge auction service, where your only knowledge of the transaction is an eventual slight bump in […]


Hexe produced mopeds and small motorcycles in Duisburg Germany, from 1955 to 1966. There had been a previous Hexe in the 1920s which was unrelated. […]

BMW MOA Rally 2019

5:07am Lebanon, TN. I am standing in darkness that has a tinge of the coming dawn. It is a cool if not slightly chilly 63 […]


It has often been our experience, that you visit someplace that you think will be of some interest, and discover that it has hidden gems. […]

Proof of Passion

It is a rare fan of vintage iron, that does not also possess a few other items which indicate that they are a fan. Who […]

2 Wheels and 200 MPH

Today, you can walk into most major motorcycle dealerships, and purchase a motorcycle that will do 200 MPH. You even have your choice of options […]

Zundapp Citation

IThe Zundapp Citation was clearly a derivative of the Horex Imperator, and was reportedly only branded a Zundapp in order to work around the legal […]

The RT Legacy

There are some lessons that I cannot seem to learn. There are many instances on these pages of the CV garage returning over and over […]