1970 Husqvarna 400 Cross

By Dain Gingerelli

Few motocross bikes enjoy as colorful a history as Husqvarna’s 400 Cross.

1926 Paragon-Villiers 2-Stroke Engine Assembled in Vancouver

Story and photos by Robert Smith

Typically used for commuting, Terry's 1926 Paragon-Villiers may well be the only survivor from one of motorcycle history's darker and dustier corners.

Trials Star: 1972 OSSA Mick Andrews Replica

Story by Greg Williams | Photos by Daniel Peirce

OSSA’s Mick Andrews Replica was built between 1972 and 1978 and weighs just 197 pounds without gasoline.

Cat Quick and Tiger Tough: 1970 OSSA Pioneer

Story by Margie Siegal. Photos by Nick Cedar.

Jim Noel never recovered from being bitten by the “Offroad Bug,” trading in his Triumph for a 1970 OSSA Pioneer.


French Boxer: 1961 Ratier 600 C6S

Story by Alan Cathcart. Photo by Kel Edge.

The Ratier’s boxer twin looks very much like a contemporary BMW’s, but with slightly smoother styling. There’s a very good reason for that.

Mystery Ship: Craig Vetter's Way-Out Kawasaki

Story by Margie Siegal. Photos by Nick Cedar.

Hardly something to disappear into the background, a Vetter Mystery Ship is something owner Alan Smith had wanted for over 30 years.

Adrian Barb’s 1957 Simson Sport

By Adrian Barb

A reader writes about an old Simson Sport like the one he rode as a teenager in Romania.

Art Deco on Wheels: 1930 Majestic

By Paul Garson

It took owner Serge Bueno some six months to restore the Majestic, one of the wildest bikes ever to come out of France.

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