All New Triumph Trident

Late fall is always an exciting time of year for us, despite the arriving weather bringing to end a glorious riding season. This is the time of year when the world’s motorbike manufacturers begin unleashing their new machines for the coming year and 2021 looks like there’s be a bumper-crop f scintillating rides on offer….

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1970s Roadracing Revealed

Those of you who haven’t yet picked up a copy of our current October/November issue are missing out on a real peach of a Legacy feature story. The piece follows the long, challenging trajectory of a local amateur roadracing team known oddly enough as Team Heschimura Racing. These guys and gals were tearing up racetracks…

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New Twist on an Old Favorite

Loads of work going on in the CRM garage these days as the first cool breezes of fall are making themselves known. We’re all ready to wrench, and the new three winter issues will reveal some serious modifications of our fleet of test bikes and long-termers. We were recently in touch with the talented team…

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Fierce Females Wanted For Royal Enfield Racing

Royal Roadracers Following the success of their flatrack training and racing program, Royal Enfield North America has launched phase two of their Build, Train, Race program for 2021. This time, a select few, very lucky female riders will be chosen to race tricked-out, slick-shod Continental GT 650 motorcycles on roadrace circuits. To apply, would-be participants…

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One Big, Bad Beemer

Ther’s been much antocipation surrounding BMW’s entry into the very popular factory bobber market. Triumph’s speedy Bonneville Bobber has been a brisk seller worldwide and we first announced the German manufacturer would be following suit with a neo-bobber of their own back last summer. The good folks at BMW North America were kind enough to…

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Two Cylinder Time Capsule

Some truly strange things have been re-discovered under dusty drop-cloths in the back storage rooms of motorcycle dealerships. A guy we know, Chris Gatto owns the positively incredible Cycle Warehouse retail shop in nearby Butler, PA. an overstock hoarder’s paradise that’s filled with stock found rotting away in just such places. The motorcycle pictured above…

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End of The (Cycle) World

As a print magazine publisher, you nevedr want to see our diminishing field shrink any further than it already has. However, it is with very mixed feelings I report the announcement that long-running periodical “Cycle World” magazine has ceased publishing come October. For those who once cherished this venerable Motor Trend of two-wheeled monthlies, this…

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Help For Your Addictions

Longtime CRM contributor Blair Powell shared this week’s post with us and in the middle of a double deadline with not one but two issues of Cafe Racer magazine to get ready for the newsstand, it provided a much-needed laugh. It appears that Mr. Powell suffers from the same malady as do many of our…

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Deus Retrospective

In an age when garages that have produced one or two custom cafe racers court fame and celebrity like reality show contestants, it’s refreshing to meet a builder content to let his work speaks for him. Such a guy is the humble and extraordinarily talented Mike “Woolie” Woolaway, featured in this issue’s cover story. Mike…

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