This 1980 Honda CX500 Bobber by Barn Built Cafe Racer is written on Moto Verso What an amazing motorbike! This 1980 Honda CX500 Bobber was built by Barn Built Cafe Racer and his third CX500 in 6 months. The cleanness of this build was the first thing that...
Refilling the tank on a normal combustion engined car is simple and few things can go wrong. You put a hose in a hole and try not to cause a spark near it for about 2 minutes. Recharging an electric car is much safer but it usually takes more than half an hour even at a "supercharger" to complete the task.
Most builders rhapsodize about their bikes, scattering superlatives like autumn leaves on a country road. Kev Taggart describes his Triumph Bonneville T100 as "Small, squat, and tough as old boots."
Kev can afford to be blunt. He's one half of the English workshop Spirit of The Seventies, and a man with nothing left to prove. If there's a phrase to sum up Spirit bikes, it's "iron fist in a velvet glove"—and this T100 continues that fine philosophy.
Old cars are like books, they all come with a story - some more interesting than others. But every once in a while you stumble across something that really makes you utter a simple, yet very honest, 'wow!' This Mustang Mach 1 was such a car, but it took me a while to actually get to the point of realising just how special it was.
War is a strange human invention. It often slices such a strong dividing line in the timeline, that more often than not the time predating the war is so much different than that following it. Its consequences effectively force a hard reset that spans nearly all realms of life, including car culture.