Vintage trends are making a comeback. The vintage style is all about the thrill and pleasure of riding a gorgeous motorcycle with that classic "café racer" spirit, and the recognition and admiration it earns from everybody around!
The trend is catching on, and engineers are listening: At the request of its customers, Honda was one of the first to return to this style of bike. Kawasaki soon followed suit with the reissue of the W800, the first model of which was marketed in 1967. Since 2008, Moto Guzzi has also jumped on the bandwagon with its V7, a version that pays homage to the mythical model of 1966. And at Triumph, the 1959 Bonneville was reissued as a nod to its original, classic design.
More recently, BMW has also launched a comeback of its sublime Nine-T model, and was one of the first manufacturers to offer direct dealership customization.
This trend has not escaped the manufacturer Harley-Davidson, which is probably the most in-tune with the modern classic brand with its flagship models like the Fat Bob, the Forty-Eight, or the V-Rod.
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It's no secret. This retro trend isn't focused solely on sportsmanship or a bike's performance. Motorcyclists are returning to their roots and the values particularly close to their hearts, like freedom, utility, adventure, and that undeniably cool biker attitude.
Major manufacturers are not the only ones getting onboard with this vintage trend. Many small companies have been gaining ground, and today, their order books are filled to the brim. Riders are flocking to the modern classic trend that brings bikes back to values, customization, and freedom. It's not where you're going, it's how you get there.