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Entertainment - Motorcycle News

April 12, 2015

KTM Grand Tourist turns 65

TM presented the Grand Tourist motorcycle at the Vienna International Spring Fair in 1955. This bike was the third model of the manufacturer, a 125cc machine that placed KTM on an equal footing with competitive brands, mostly based in Germany. The Grand Tourist was powered by a Rotax engine licensed from Sachs, coupled witha three-speed transmission. Read the full article »


April 1, 2015

V4 heaven – Honda VFR history

The Honda VFR model line set the sport touring benchmark for the last three decades. During all these years, the VFR has earned a reputation for reliability and high build quality, but Honda has built some disastrous VFRs in the mid-1980s. One of the most fascinating feature of the model line was its V4 engine with its optimum power and torque characteristics. Of course, the V4 was and is cinsiderably trickier than an inline-four. Click through for some Honda VFR history. Read the full article »


March 18, 2015

Daryl’s bike from The Walking Dead

Actor Norman Reedus, aka Daryl Dixon from AMC’s TV show The Walking Dead, has a new bike. The custom motorcycle was built by the team of Classified Moto and they created a machine that embodies both Reedus' personality and Daryl's character perfectly. The bike that was born as a 1990 Honda CB750 even has a a crossbow holder in the back. Click though the details. Read the full article »


March 11, 2015

Video: Beyond Siberia – Road of Bones documentary trailer

A British company offers a really epic motorcycle journey from London to Magadan, Eastern Russia, covering some 16,500 miles (28,500 km), 16 countries and 11 different time zones over 4 months. The two-hour documentary will be released in April 2015 but we have a trailer for you. If you like to know what such a tour costs, click through. Read the full article »


March 9, 2015

Video: Harley to break free from stereotypes

The board of Harley-Davidson can’t complain, sales numbers are up, revenue is growing, but the manufacturer still desperately tries to open towards younger riders. That’s why they developed the new Street model series that features smaller engines. The Street 500 and 750 addresses a younger demographic group, that’s why this video is full with jumping, drifting, and wheeling. Read the full article »


March 4, 2015

Top 10 motorcycles using a car engine – part 2

Even if it doesn’t make any sense, we like seeing motorcycles using car engines. There are some examples that made it into serial prodution but most of these machines are cool one-off customs that cought our eye. Here are five of the best car-engined motorcycles from the last 50 years that made the best fist […] Read the full article »


March 2, 2015

Top 10 motorcycles using a car engine – part 1

Even if it doesn’t make sense, we like seeing motorcycles using car engines. There are some examples that made it into serial prodution but most of these motorcycles are cool one-off customs that cought our eye. Here are five of the best car-engined motorcycles from the last 50 years that made the best fist of it. Read the full article »


February 7, 2015

2016 Indian Chief Dark Horse set to debut in two weeks

Indian Motorcycle has confirmed that a new model will be introduced at the Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Chicago. The model, called the Chief Dark Horse will be a standalone model, a remake of the Dark Horse, produced between 2010 and 2013. The new model will be showcased in a special event on two continents. Here’s what we know about the new bike. Read the full article »


February 6, 2015

Custom Ducati ST2 Scrambler from Germany

The Ducati ST2 was the first sport touring machine from Ducati when it was revealed in 1997. In its core, the ST2 had very much racing genes but with all the plastic and bags, it all remained hidden. Peter Bösel, a guy from Bavaria wanted to see that raciong heritage on his own ST2 so he and his wife radically rebuilt the bike with the help of a Spanish custom Ducati garage. The result is a breathtaking Scrambler. Read the full article »


February 4, 2015

When heaven is a Harley – the boom of aging riders.

The median age of riders was 45 years in the U.S. in 2012 - having risen from 33 years in 1990. More and more members of the 50-plus crowd is going for motorcycle burn-ups. Yes, they are more likely to get hurt than their younger colleagues but they all feel an urge to take the open road. Research shows that as the baby boom generation ages, so does the population of motorcycle devotees. Read the full article »