Browsing the "vintage" Tag

Recycled Hawtness: 1981 Yamaha Virago Resto-mod Motorcycle

August 27th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

The suspension, wheels, and brakes are readily available Yamaha R6 sportbike bits that can be found at many local salvage yards. You can find the tank, light, and handlebars at salvage yards, as well. The dash and instruments are all-digital, leaving the awkwardness of the factory original far, far behind


Not Recycled Hawtness: the Million-mile Porsche 356 Coupe

June 18th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

This is not one of our “Recycled Hawtness” series of posts on restored/updated cars, bikes, and RVs. Instead, it’s an article about a real survivor. A 50+ year old Porsche 356 that keeps on keeping on proves that the materials and energy we spend building tens of millions of new cars every year could probably be better spent elsewhere



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