Monday, July 12, 2010

The Ugly And The Beautiful ...

During a conversation with my mate Dave F., the subject turned to subjective beauty, not in women, but in bikes. Is there such a thing as the definitive ugliest bike, and the ultimate beauty on two wheels? I got challenged to find and post two images as examples... 

The Hideous Rat Bike ... 

Don’t know what it is or was, but I want nothing to do with a mess like this. Part of the recent craze for ‘rat’ bikes, designed to run just fine, but look so beaten up that no-one wants to steal them.






The Classic Vincent Cafe-Racer, Updated ...

A thing of style, elegance and grace. The classic Vincent Cafe-Racer, brought up-to-date with modern fuel system, brakes and suspension. Goes like the clap, too. This bike has been lusted after for forty years by true bikers all over the world.