If you’re wondering if the popularity of the ‘heritage’ segment is going up or down, just look to the huge EICMA show in Milan. The number of retro-themed bikes released last week was, frankly, staggering.
So how about a marque that almost exclusively produces neo-classics? Meet Mash Motors of France. Their website includes a stacked catalog of scooters and ATVs—but flick over to ‘motorcycles,’ and almost all their offerings are old-school machines (they make one dual-sport too).
The bikes are made to Mash’s design by Shinray in China, and range in size from 50cc to 400cc. The styling is spot-on—striking a balance between being great out-the-box, but still ripe for customization.
Jan Ykema certainly saw potential. He’s the owner of Motomondo, the official importer of Mash bikes in Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg—as well as MV Agusta and Husqvarna.…