Smoking hot: Peter Rowland's Yamaha RD350 dirt tracker.

Smoking hot: Peter Rowland’s Yamaha RD350

Peter Rowland races vintage motocross and dirt track in Australia. And when he’s not cracking the throttle wide open, he likes to build specials using gear lying around in his shed. This super-slick Yamaha RD350 is Peter’s latest production. What makes it even more amazing—given that even high-end pro builders often farm out tricky jobs—is…

Welcome to Hollywood: A Harley Sportster 883 ready for the dirt.

Hollywood Harley: A Sportster 883 Dirt Tracker

The list of manufacturers putting out scramblers seems to grow daily. But the memo hasn’t reached Milwaukee: Harley-Davidson have yet to jump on the mud-flinging bandwagon. If they do—not that it’s likely—the Sportster would be the obvious candidate. It’s the lightest of an otherwise porky bunch, has a punchy motor, and responds well to fettling.…

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New and Noted: Motorcycle Gear

This month’s gear roundup has a distinctive retro vibe. But rest assured—we’ve chosen top-to-toe pieces that mix classic styling with modern safety standards. We’ve also…