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Miami’s Jose Bared has fond memories of riding in his dad’s Ural sidecar as a teenager but when that was sold he satiated his love for wheels by zipping around on Vespas. Now 21, Bared is a student at the Savannah School of Art and Design studying furniture and marine design. When he spotted a fair condition 1978 Honda CB 125 for $1500 he snapped it up and took a shot at giving the bike a new look and life.

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By Dime City Cycles December 1, 2016 4 comments

On April 8th & 9th 2017, Raleigh North Carolina will host the Southeast’s largest gathering of European and Euro-inspired motorcycles. The seventh -annual Raleigh Eurobike is a family-friendly event dedicated to the style and sophistication of European mechanical design and the history of the machines that inspire the imagination with a feeling of freedom and a hint of rebellion. This year’s event returns to where it all started, and will be hosted in Raleigh’s Historic City Market.

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By Dime City Cycles November 30, 2016 No comments

The 4th Annual Iron & Clematis Vintage Motorcycle Festival which will be held February 25, 2017, 11 am-8pm, New location Downtown Abacoa Jupiter, Fl. Iron & Clematis delights over 8000 spectators amidst hundreds of classic and vintage motorcycles and continues to build a dedicated following. Iron & Clematis is organized by the Vintage Iron Club (VIC), a not for profit organization that supports worthy charities.

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By Dime City Cycles November 28, 2016 No comments

Karly Kothmann just wanted to ride with the boys, specifically her high-school-sweetheart husband and his friends. A dinnertime discussion quickly escalated into riding lessons, then a Honda Ruckus, then a motorcycle street license for Christmas and finally a Honda CL350 for Valentine’s Day.

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By Dime City Cycles November 11, 2016 7 comments

Your friends are planning a getaway ride later in the month but your bike desperately needs two new tires before it’s ready for a road trip. Your wallet, however, is hopelessly thin until next month.

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By Dime City Cycles November 10, 2016

Bob Ranew’s parents wouldn’t let him have a bike. In eighth grade his friend got a Suzuki Trail 90 and young Bob got a taste of two wheels. In college, it was a roommate who had a Honda 450. Finally, Ranew got a sport bike, one of the first Kawasaki Ninjas released in the U.S. in the 1980s. Then marriage and kids came, bikes went… you might know the story.

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By Dime City Cycles November 3, 2016 No comments

Team Scot(t) has finished the 2016 American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association season with a pair of championships. Scotty Turner, 59, Dime City Cycles’ original team member, is now a two-time national champion.

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By Dime City Cycles October 24, 2016 1 comment

Frenchman Benoit Rameix, 41, is a surfboard shaper from Biarritz who only started riding motorcycles two years ago; hard to believe for a European! Now he can claim his first custom build, a 1977 Honda CB500 Four. His surfboard company, Notox is located in the same Atlantic-coast town as the popular Wheels and Waves event.

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By Dime City Cycles October 19, 2016 1 comment

It's hard to believe by the looks of it but this is the first full custom bike ever built by Dan Stabbings and Jacob Speis. What started as an evening welding session on the tail hoop of Jacob's personal project bike - and the enjoyment of a few brews - turned into Real Moto Co.

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By Dime City Cycles September 29, 2016 9 comments

Sean Zeigler had, technically, never thrown a leg over a motorcycle on the day that his first project bike was delivered to his home. For seven years he had been riding and rebuilding vintage Vespa scooters but the 1975 Honda CB550F Supersport he bought off eBay was going to be the first true motorcycle he would both rebuild and ride.

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By Dime City Cycles September 15, 2016 7 comments