Neo-Retro Motorcycles

Modern Classic, Neo-Retro or simply Retro Motorcycles are essentially modern motorcycles that emulate the design lines of a by-gone era. The development of the retro motorcycle segment has undoubtedly been fueled by the rise of new wave custom bike builders and cafe racer culture.

Once dubbed a fad by many an internet forum warrior, most major manufacturers have a range of retro motorcycle lines.  The appetite for these bikes shows no sign of abating.

Here you’ll find articles, images, videos and galleries, uncovering neo-retro or modern classic motorcycles, from all the major manufacturers including; Triumph, Kawasaki, BMW Motorrad, Indian Motorcycle, Honda, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Royal Enfield, Husqvarna Motorcycles, Norton Motorcycles, Suzuki, Yamaha, Moto Guzzi, Moto Morini.

Serie Oro front - with Factory background


'Neo-classic racer' is how MV Agusta describes its Superveloce 800 Serie Oro. And, while it echos the design lines of yesteryear there is nothing classic about its performance. Nevertheless, it seems that 'something' quite apart from performance, is the deciding purchase factor. ...
JVB MOTO's Yamaha YARD BUILT Custom Motorcycle

XSR900 Yard Built by JVB Moto CP3 – Futuristic Custom Retro

JvB Moto turns its attention to the Yamaha XSR900 - creating a speedy custom machine 'CP3', which is simultaneously retro and futuristic. JvB-Moto founder, Jens vom Brauck has form with Yamaha's Yard Built initiative. He was the individual behind the impressive custom, ‘Infrared’ - a cafe racer, dragster cross. ...