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A look at the bikes (and dogs) of the Quail Motorcycle Gathering

An event for everyone, with no one era, style or country of manufacture being celebrated over another. This low-key event is incredibly fun and welcoming.

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This 1925 BMW R32 is arguably one of the most beautiful machines ever made.

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This bike features a cool (but complicated) hub-steer mechanism.

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It's easy to see why this beauty is a former Quail Best of Show winner.

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The Quail Motorcycle Gathering has it all, even choppers.

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The Arch Method 143 is made almost entirely of bespoke bits, including these carbon fiber wheels.

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Not every winner was big and burly. This small Ducati took home the Arch Motorcycle engineering award.

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Even old dirt bikes are welcome at the Quail.

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Many of the R32's engineering traits have persisted all the way through to today's BMW bikes, like shaft drive and boxer-twin engines.

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Don't let the delicate-looking frame on this racer fool you, this is a purpose-built racing machine.

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Hub steering on motorcycles is weird.

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This year's show celebrated the 25th anniversary of the introduction to the Ducati Monster.

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This small Yamaha race bike has everything you need to go fast and nothing you don't.

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The "Fat Tracker" was built by San Francisco-based Untitled Motorcycles and will be making its way to its new owner in LA very soon.

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This Ducati had one of the most unique exhausts of the entire show, just be careful where you rest your hand.

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This Yamaha XSR900 is done up as a tribute to the company's legendary TZ750 2-stroke race bike.

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This Art Deco-inspired beauty was built by show honoree Arlen Ness.

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This flat track-inspired Yamaha was one of the most fun looking modern bikes of the show.

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This gorgeous custom Moto Guzzi was built by Hugo Eccles of Untitled Moto.

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They're not all big and burly at the Quail, even minibikes have their place there.

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One of the highlights of the Quail (other than the bikes on display) was all of the quality doggos on hand. 13/10, would pet.

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Even the 1970s and '80s get some love thanks to this gorgeous airhead Beemer.

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