1955 BSA A7 Pre-Unit 500 Twin 1955 BSA A7 BACKGROUND The 500cc A7 was BSA’s first vertical twin and marked its entry into that very lucrative market, started by the Triumph Speed Twin just prior to the war. At war’s end, virtually every British motorcycle manufacturer fielded their own vertical twin, usually starting out at …

1952 Ariel Square Four 1952 ARIEL SQUARE FOUR BACKGROUND The original Ariel Square Four was created by legendary engine designer, Edward Turner in 1930. In its original form, it displaced 500cc and had four cylinders arranged in a ‘square’. It was unusual in that it had two crankshafts, one behind the other, each with two …

1964 Norton Atlas 1964 NORTON ATLAS BACKSTORY The story starts not with a Norton at all, but with the 1938 Triumph 500 Speed Twin, the world’s first “modern” vertical twin. The rest of the British motorcycle industry went nuts and rushed to field their own 500 twins. But WWII got in the way, putting things …

1953 Vincent Rapide Series C 1953 VINCENT RAPIDE BACKGROUND Vincent built its reputation on it’s robust 499cc Comet single. Prior to the war, they figured out that if they doubled it, they could create a 998cc V-twin and the series A Vincent Rapide was born. Few were built prior to World War 2, which curtailed …

1926 BROUGH SUPERIOR SS80 WAS AN EARLY BIKE Brough Superior was established by George Brough in Nottingham, England in 1924. He bucked convention and rather than mass-producing huge volumes of identical machines, he designed every bike to meet the exact specifications of the customers. The bikes were literally ‘fit’ to the riders’ size, weight, needs …

2002 Royal Enfield Bullet 2002 ROYAL ENFIELD BULLET BACKGROUND Royal Enfield had been building sturdy, reliable motorcycles since the turn of the century. They produced military motorcycles for the British army in both world wars. They struggled at the edge of insolvency throughout most of the 1930s but managed to hang on until the the …

1966 Triumph Mountain Cub 1966 TRIUMPH MOUNTAIN CUB BACKGROUND The 200cc T20 Tiger Cub was produced from 1956 through 1968 and sold quite well for Triumph. The original Cub was introduced in 1953 at the Earls Court Motorcycle Show in London England as a 150cc commuter, at a time when there was a very big …

2005 VTX1800N   Engine Engine Type 1795cc liquid-cooled 52-degree V-twin Bore and Stroke 101mm x 112mm Compression Ratio 9.0:1 Valve Train SOHC; three valves per cylinder Fuel Delivery PGM-FI with automatic choke Ignition Digital, two spark plugs per cylinder Drivetrain Transmission Five-speed Final Drive Shaft CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES Front Suspension 45mm inverted fork; …

2019’s New Motorcycle Helmets Finally Hit Store Shelves What do you do when you get torrential rain and can’t ride all weekend? You check out deals on the internet and spend way too much money. That’s what happened to yours truly this weekend.  While buying stuff I didn’t need for great prices I also stumbled …

Learn More About Posi-Locks, Connectors, & Taps Easy Wire Splicing: ​What Are Posi Locks & How Do They Work? The easy wire connectors we sell on this site are innovative because they are electrical connectors require no crimping or tools. Connectors simply hand tighten. If you have ever worked on a motorcycle or car project around …

It has been a long while since we shared any epic deals with you but today we saw the ultimate Arai sale and wanted to share with our readers. Everybody knows we are big Arai fans so when we see a way to save a boatload of money on their lids we take advantage. Just …

UPDATED: Thursday Nov 22nd @ 8:00pm RevZilla added more deals to their massive sale this morning. Just in time for Black Friday shopping madness no doubt. The closeout list is pretty awesome. I picked some stuff up personally plus I got a few gift cards as gifts. If you are looking for a gift or …

Hey guys, Most of you know we’re fans of RevZilla and partner with them often to get cool gear to test out. Promoting RevZilla is also how we make enough money to pay our writers and beat up on gear. Every year towards the end of the North American summer season the guys at RevZilla …

Updated March, 2019 Our Top Picks Other great options:  Alpinestars Supertech, REV’IT Spitfire, Dainese 4 Stroke EVO Gloves are a very important piece of gear for any rider who is looking to protect his or her hands as well as enhance the riding experience. But when it comes to racing, gloves might be one of …

Updated February, 2018 There are two main reasons that riders choose to wear a base layer when riding and both are related to the climate in which they will be riding. The most popular reason for a base layer is to fend off colder temperatures. This is a sign of a truly dedicated rider, as …

Motorcycle Helmet Buyer’s Guide: Updated January 2018 Helmets are a simple thing: they protect your head from the elements and, as will happen from time to time, asphalt too. They’re a seemingly simple thing, because like all things touched by the exponential march of progress, there’s much more to a good helmet than what meets …

BMW Motorcycle Reviews and Reports   Bestem BMW Carbon Fiber Fender Review 2016 BMW C 650 GT Scooter Review Bot-Wing Airfoil for the BMW GS BMW S1000XR Fairing Removal BMW G310R Preview Mounting a GPS on the S1000XR BMW Retro Concept Announced 2016 BMW Scooters Announced! BMW Navigator Street GPS BMW S1000XR Review Part 1: First …

Back to the Ducati Page  | More Cary: About Me  |  Report: QB Carbon Ducati MotoGP Replica Bodywork I was beginning to get more than a little annoyed with the now badly warped factory Brembo rotors on my Ducati 916 because the warping was getting worse and worse.  Each squeeze of the front brake resulted in some form of feedback …

This is by no means a comprehensive list of motorcycle clubs — it’s just a selection of some of our favorite sites. See the wBW Triumph Page, BMW Page, Ducati Page or Moto Guzzi Page for more interesting sites and club listings Motorcycle Club News:  Ducati announces new worldwide website for Ducati clubs worldwide Motorcycle Interest Sites and Motorcycle Clubs: The 59 Club is one …

Home-Made Garmin GPS Handlebar Mount A possible cheap quick handlebar mount for GPS units that employ a ball and socket mounting system. Editor’s Note:  Arthur V., who wrote this article, kindly donated his honorarium to a webBikeWorld charity. The Problem I would crawl through 50 feet of half-inch garden hose full of crushed glass to …

Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Articles and Reviews This is the directory of all wBW articles on motorcycle repair and maintenance. It includes repair tips and information on installing motorcycle accessories, parts, lighting, brake lights, LED lights and more. This list also contains reviews of products for BMW motorcycles, Ducati motorcycles, Moto Guzzi motorcycles and Triumph motorcycles. However, …

Welcome to the wBW Motorcycle Maintenance and Motorcycle Repair page! This page is a compilation of interesting articles to help you maintain your motorcycle. wBW Maintenance and Repair Articles: Index of all wBW Repair and Maintenance Articles, with detailed information and photos on repairing BMW, Triumph, Moto Guzzi, and for articles on installing motorcycle LED lights, brake lights, modulators …

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Motorcycle Cleaners, Polishes & Wax Reviews   Wow! Our Picks for Best in Class! ▪ Polish (Tie): Glare Professional Polish andGlare Spider Web Remover combination.Wizards Shine Master and Supreme Sealcombination. ▪ Quick Polish: Tirox Speed Wax Detailer ▪ Wash: Any basic liquid auto wash ▪ Vinyl: Black Again ▪ Aerosol Degreaser: Bean Clean ▪ Spray Degreaser/Wheel Cleaner: Britemax Grime Out ▪ Plastic & Visor Cleaner: Sprayway Glass Cleaner ▪ Paint & Plastic Treatment: RejeX ▪ Plastic …

Hot Grips for Cold Hands This page has links to the webBikeWorld motorcycle heated grip reviews. For more information, see our Motorcycle Heated Glove Reviews index. wBW Motorcycle Heated Grip Reviews Koso Apollo Heated Grips Review Oxford Hotgrips Review (aka Oxford Heaterz) Oxford Hot Hands Heated Grips Review Hotgrips Heated Grips Review Related Reviews Motorcycle Heated and Wind-Blocking …

Motorcycle Training and Track Days List of motorcycle training resources, track days, motorcycle training in the U.S.A. and supervised training for beginning and advanced motorcyclists Motorcycle Riding Skills and Techniques Ruminations on motorcycle clothing safety standards  |  ACU five star motorcycle helmet safety standard to replace ACU Gold sticker; will combine Snell and ECE 22.05 standards  | wBW review of …

BMW Motorcycle Repair – Maintenance:  Also see the complete listing of all wBW Technical and Maintenance Articles  |  Installing Progressive Fork Springs on a 1986 BMW R65  |  Installing a Harrison Billet brake caliperon an R65  |  Installing a Progressive Suspension 420 shock on an R65  |  LED brake – tail light replacement  | Airhead turn Signal Relay Replacement  |  Airhead electronic ignition maintenance  |  Airhead spline …

BMW Motorcycle Certificate of Origin:  See the BMW Motorcycle History page for more info on ordering “birth certificates” for your Beemer; also parts information for every BMW BMW R Bikes – Airheads:  Join the Airheads!  A great group of BMW Airhead owners with a fantastic email list and owners willing to share  |  A really nice collection of late ’70’s BMW …

Looking to join an email list, owners or group focused on the Triumph Thunderbird Sport, Triumph Thunderbird, Triumph Adventurer, Triumph Legend, Triumph Bonneville, Triumph Tiger or other Hinckley Triumphs? I recently purchased a beautiful ’99 Thunderbird Sport, and went looking for email lists to join. I found that there are a bunch of Hinckley Triumph …

These are photos of the original prototype of the Speed Four   

Enjoy these photos of Zach’s project…looks like a neat old machine!

UPDATE:  Sprint ST now available with ABS More:  800×627 Sprint ST Photo Triumph Motorcycles Sprint ST for 2005 Refined, larger capacity (1050cc) engine.  New chassis including revised suspension, redesigned swingarm, five-spoke wheels, underseat exhausts and new instruments.  Available in Caspian Blue and Aluminium Silver paint schemes. The Sprint ST has never made compromises – it’s defied them. …

Modern and Vintage Triumph, Norton, BSA and British Motorcycles Triumph Motorcycle News 2013 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC Announced 2013 Triumph Trophy first photos, information and specifications! Triumph Tiger Explorer first photos and video from the 2011 EICMA show! New 2012 Triumphs Announced! Triumph Tiger 800 info, photos and video. Booster Plug fixes fuel injection problems on the Triumph …

Triumph Speed Triple More:  800×551 Speed Triple Photo The new Triumph 2005 Speed Triple features a larger capacity (1050cc) engine, a revised chassis including upside down forks, radial brakes, redesigned swingarm and high level pipes!  Now available in Jet Black, Neon Blue and Scorched Yellow paint schemes. To become a two-wheeled icon is no easy task but …

Moto Guzzi Motorcycle Information wBW Moto Guzzi News Italian Custom Motorcycles by Uli Cloesen – Book Review New liquid-cooled 1200 cc Guzzi V-Twin to be released at EICMA 2012! Moto Guzzi V7 Racer photos and video from EICMA 2010! 2010 MV Agusta Brutale information and photos 2009 Moto Guzzi Report 2009 Moto Guzzi Bellagio Moto Guzzi Stelvio ride report! …

More Multistrada:  Ducati is sponsoring a series of long-distance motorcycle rides to demonstrate the versatility of the Multistrada motorcycle over a series of long-distance trips, each of which has a distinct setting that tests the motorcycle on a wide range of road surfaces  |  The Ducati official Multistrada pages  |  Multistrada motorcycle road testand owner comments  |  IOL South Africa road tests …

Texas Joe’s wBW Vintage Bikes and Custovations:  Compressed Air Basics  |  How to Re-build Spoked Wheels  |  750 GT Alternator Replacement  |  750 GT and Bevelhead Tips  |  Joe’s 750GT and Matching GT1000!  |  1968 Royal Enfield wBW Blogs: Multistrada 620 Blog  |  Ducati GT1000 Blog ► wBW Ducati News and Information ◄ ▪ Ducati Scrambler U.S. Intro, Video Preview and Ducati Scrambler Photos from the Intermot Introduction! ▪ Ducati Testastretta DVT Engine With Variable …

Suomy Extreme Chin Vent The chin vent on the Suomy is rather pedestrian.  It works via a simple latch that opens and closes the vent.  Quite frankly, we’ve seen better quality vents on helmets costing 70% less than the Extreme. That said, the vent does work, and like the AGV Ti-Tech, the chin vent directs …

Live from the 2005 Powersports Dealer Expo in Indianapolis, Indiana – February 19-21, 2005. More:  2005 Dealer Expo Page 1  |  Page 2  |  Page 3  |  Page 4  |  Page 5  |  2006 Dealer Expo Here we go – all the latest news, photos and information about all the new helmets, clothing and motorcycle accessories as they’re released to the U.S. motorcycle …

BMW C 650 GT Scooter Blog Welcome to the BMW C 650 GT Scooter blog! This scooter is the webBikeWorld Project Bike for 2013. The links to the reviews are entered in the table below as we customize the bike. The C 650 GT and C 600 Sport scooters mark a new direction for BMW, …