In 1978, lots of things were going on. Fonzi was jumping the shark, production of the VW Beetle was finally halted, and gold reached an all time high of $200 per ounce. Also, following the energy crisis, Japanese vehicle imports accounted for half of the US import market. These imports included the mighty Kawasaki KZ1000. These bikes were a story in their own right, but July’s bike of the month winner has a special story...Read More
AHRMA racing at New Jersey Motorsports Park this past weekend quickly took on the moniker: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly...
For $200, Dayton, Ohio’s Kyle Nearing scored this 1975 Honda CB550, which had been rotting in a Midwestern yard for untold years. The motor had been removed but the price was right. At first, Nearing, whose only other bike has been a 2007 Yamaha R6, didn’t completely tear down the CB550. Instead, he got it running and installed new handlebars and an exhaust and rode it in the rough shape it was...Read More