A lot has happened since 2011, when Falcon Motorcycles debuted its Vincent-based custom, the “Black,” at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering. In my CW print story “Back to Black,” I pondered the tidal wave of time and effort required to build that exquisitely intricate Vincent special, and also whether Falcon’s business model was sustainable. The answer [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Falcon Motorcycles “White” Preview What’s next from Ian Barry? The Velocette project and further reinvention, no doubt.
Photographer : Travis Shinn, Mark Hoyer
Black Falcon: Can you improve on a Vincent? The Vincent motorcycle, deconstructed: heresy or halleujah?
Photographer : Jeff Allen
You’re sitting at a really good bike bar, with every kind of two-wheeler outside—cruisers, classics, choppers, racers. Some lucky bugger turns up on a Vincent Black Lightning, the chatter stops, everybody clambers out for a look. What a thing! A great big sexy lump of engine, with appendages bolted on to make it go. Awesome. [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)