PHOTO GALLERY: 2014 Quail Motorcycle Gathering

Check out the highlights from this year’s motorcycle show at The Quail.

2014 Quail Motorcycle Gathering

So, you weren't able to make it out to The Quail Motorcycle Gathering last weekend? Not to worry, because our staff was there in good force. First, we organized the Cycle World Tour, a 50-mile ride for readers that took us all over the Monterey Peninsula, then we spent the rest of the day soaking up all the beautiful bikes on the lush lawn of the Quail Resort in Carmel Valley. Although we'll have more detailed coverage of The Quail Motorcycle Gathering soon, the following miscellaneous snapshots are a simple way to provide you with a taste of what it was like to be there. Enjoy!

1928 Indian hillclimber.

1966 Benelli Wards Riverside 250 Scrambler.

Remember the Montgomery Ward department store?

Made by Benelli in Italy.

1933 Sunbeam 9?with a wicker sidecar!

1967 Harley-Davidson/Aermacchi Sprint ERS.

1927 Indian Sport Scout.

1946 Husqvarna 24.

1975 Bultaco Astro 250. 1974 Honda CR125.

So clean: 1972 Honda CB750.

How do you like the swirls? Special ?Flying Dragon? paint was available on CL350 Honda in 1972. Very rare.

Ready for adventure: Honda Africa Twin.

Hondas don?t look like this anymore.

1969 Suzuki T125R KR.

Old Yamaha YL-80. Unrestored.

Patina. Or rust?

Falta Replica CZ. Ossa Pioneer 250 in background.

1979 CCM 580. One of only four in the world. Weslake head. Raced USGP at Carlsbad in 1979.

Pristine Ossa.

We wanted to hear this thing run?

Case study: Maico.

Case study: Ossa.

Case study: CZ.

Yamaha TZ750 flat-tracker.

Easy access to the plugs?

1909 Winchester.

Does Ducati make a Grom? No.

The 264-mph Gyronaut X-1. See the story in our January 2014 issue.

The Castrol Rocket. It seeks to go 400 mph this fall at Bonneville.

Rollie Free?s Indian.

Bug?s view of a Norton 750 Commando.

Emblems as art.

First bike for many of us: the Honda XR75.

Say this with a Swedish accent. (We knew you could do it.)

Rear fender detail, 1946 Husqvarna 24.

Mert Lawwill?s lid.

1936 Harley-Davidson EL.

1932 Vincent HRD Python Sport.

Unexpected, but nice: 1981 Suzuki GS1100E.

Clean machine: 1979 Honda CBX.

Contributor John L. Stein with his 1972 Ducati Imola racer.

1959 Harley-Davidson FLH Panhead.

Editor-in-Chief Mark Hoyer congratulates Brent Lenehan, whose BSA-powered Magni R3 won the Cycle World Trophy.

Best in Show: 1932 HRD Vincent with a Rudge Python engine.

2013 CDS Adventure: This V-twin-powered machine thinks it?s a KTM.