5. Retro Cool


When in a new area, one thing I like to do is turn down a random road and go for a walk. This decision paid off big time in Japan, as I stumbled across these three beauties. You’ll have to forgive me as my knowledge of 1960s motorcycles is a little lacking, but this trio was too cool not to photograph. The Vespa at left, if viewed on its own, would be considered in rather good shape considering its age, although when viewed next to the pristine Honda Dream and Yamaha beside it, suddenly the iconic scoot looks a little secondhand. Still, these three are just a sampling of what I would find less than 100 yards down the road. Read on.