Category Archives: motorcycle resstoration

Change Is Good: Personalization, Modification and Performance Upgrades Part 3

The Vintage Motor Company is proud to release part 3 of 3 of our series on motorcycle personalization and modifications.  New readers are encouraged to read part 1 of the series located here. Part 2 is located here. Having discussed general aspects of motorcycle modification, we’ll regroup and return to the specific aspects of the […]

Change is Good: Personalization, Modification, and Performance Upgrades Part 2

  Part 2: More Stuff about Why Do We Do It featured image: Justyn Norek Intro: A bit of theoretical meandering The Vintage Motor Company is proud to release part 2 of 3 of our series on motorcycle personalization and modifications.  New readers are encouraged to read part 1 of the series located here. Changes […]

Motorcycle Preservation and Restoration Part 2.

  MOTORCYCLE PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION   And so, given our discussion of the motor vehicle as both historical/industrial artifact and art object (our last article: Preservation and Restoration), what should we do with that old motorcycle in our possession? Preserve it for posterity, or restore it as art? In earlier times, contemplating simpler (non-industrial) objects, […]

Preservation and Restoration Part 1

 Motorcycles as Artifacts In the course of this article installment I have used the Maico motorcycle as the lens through which American sport motorcycle culture was examined. Now, looking back to this motorcycle—material culture, art object, utilitarian racing machine, or however else we may wish to think of it—what are we now to do with […]