TRIUMPH SQUARE BARREL: A 500-CC TWIN FOR ALL SEASONS!

From WWII bomber to Grand Prix Winner, Triumph’s Twin was an incredibly flexible engine, blogs Stephen Cox. Triumph took the world by storm in 1938 with its its Speed Twin, the first of the great British parallel twin street motorcycles. But their enthusiasm – and sales – were cut short by World War II, which began the following September. Triumph engineers quickly adjusted to wartime production by re-designing the Speed Twin's excellent 500-cc power plant as a portable generator for milita...
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HONDA’S AMAZING CB350: THE COLLECTION I SHOULDN’T HAVE!

Stephen Cox blogs about collecting stuff and his passion for Honda’s CB350. I collect old Fords. I also collect racecars, knives, aviation books and those old plastic NFL helmets that you could buy in vending machines for a quarter in the 1970s. You know, the ones with the team stickers that always peeled off. I also collect Evel Knievel videos, ELO record albums and concert ticket stubs. I have other collections that I cannot recollect. Maybe I just collect collections? The last thing I n...
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RACE OF GENTLEMEN: WILDWOOD, NJ!

Tom Miller and some of the Oldwick NJ Café Racers combine their lunch event with great vintage hot rods & bikes on the Jersey Shore. Invitation-only and entry limited to pre-war (1920s and 1930s) cars and motorcycles, the 2nd Annual Race of Gentlemen was presented over the weekend by the Oilers Car Club in conjunction with the Greater Wildwood  (NJ) Hotel and Motel Association. The Car Guys Who Lunch, Oldwick Café Racers, attended as part of their regular lunch meetings. Back in...
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