Volvos on two wheels

Remember those inline fours built in Great Britain under the Indian name a couple of decades ago? This is the guy who started the whole project back in the early 1990s under the name Wiking, with bikes based on 2000cc Volvo engines. Word and pictures: Charley Charles Sture Torngren of

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Steampunk Street-Tracker

Steampunk, as any fule nose, is just about one of the most fashionable lifestyle sub-cultures around at the moment. Flat/street-trackers are equally as desirable. Put them together and what do you get? Well, this bike here actually… Chris Vincent, the owner and builder of the black BMW cafe racer from

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Import Bonnie

With the advent of eBay back in September 1995 (it was actually called AuctionWeb back then, did you know that?), the biking world suddenly both expanded and shrank at the same time. What am I blithering on about? Well, it expanded in that us lot ’ere in Grande Bretagne (and

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Bunt’s yer uncle…

In much the same way as there are now reckoned to be more of the legendary Manx Norton race bikes today than were ever built by the Bracebridge factory in the model’s 16-year (1946-1962) history, there do seem to be a suspiciously large number of hardtail frames allegedly 
built by

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A long time coming…

Ever since I was a teenager I’ve always wanted a chopper, writes Jim Tarry. I used to have pictures on my bedroom wall of ’70s-style choppers, but in those days I couldn’t afford one and, anyway, back
 then I didn’t have a bike licence! Pictures: Garry Stuart Over 
the years,

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