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June 19, 2015

Swiss rider to break the „all continets” world record on a Victory Cross Country – video

A Swiss endurance rider is aiming to break the ‘all continents’ world circumnavigation record by motorcycle. Urs Pedraita is preparing to ride a Cross Country motorcycle around the world in the fastest time possible. He wants to ride over 100.000 km in just three weeks. Click through for more details and a video. Read the full article »


June 17, 2015

Storm – racing around the world in 80 days on the first ever electric touring motorcycle

A student team in Eindhoven, Holland last week unveiled the design of its electric touring motor cycle. With this motorcycle the university students intend to take part in the 80 Day Race around the world in 2016. The touring bike set to be the first ever electric touring motorcycle with an impressive range and a modular battery pack. According to the designers, the bike will have a range of 240 miles. Read the full article »


June 16, 2015

Book of the month: Racing the Gods – A Ducati Superbike Racer’s Autobiography

Paul Ritter's autobiography tells the story of the early days of Superbike racing. Ritter raced a Ducati 750SS and 900SS during the formative days of American Superbike racing. Paul shocked the racing community by winning the first AMA pro Superbike race he entered. His quick success, good nature, and competitive spirit made him one of racing's beloved characters. But the book is not just about a successful racing career, there is so much more in it. Read the full article »


June 15, 2015

Custom Ducati Scrambler by Holographic Hammer

French custom bike builder Holographic Hammer has revealed the Hero 01, a custom Ducati Scrambler that has the true scrambler soul but still can be used on a day-to-day basis. One of the neatest concepts of the year is packed with modern technology. It has 17″ carbon racing wheels, a 4D custom Beringer braking system, modified headers, and plenty of bespoke bolt-ons, LED lightning system and much more. Read the full article »


June 14, 2015

BMW Concept Path 22: BMW’s own scrambler

It seems that scramblers are truly back. After Triumph and Ducati, BMW also created its own (custom) scrambler that was revealed yesterday at the Wheels & Waves Festival in Biarritz, France. Based on the existing R nineT, the Path 22 is BMW Motorrad’s first-ever Scrambler. The bike is stripped down to the essentials, every element and surface has a function and it was designed for surfers in impressive 1950s style. Read the full article »


June 11, 2015

Best new beginner bikes of 2015 – part 2

If you are a new rider and you walk into a motorcycle dealership, it’s easy to get lost in the choices. Fortunately, lower displacement motorcycles has been a trend lately, and many of these new bikes are perfect machines for a new rider. Here’s the second part of our list. Some of these are brand new bikes while others are updates of previous models. Have a good look at our list, and work you way up to that BMW S1000RR. Read the full article »


June 11, 2015

Marlon Brando’s Harley-Davidson 1969 Electra Glide goes under the hammer

The famous actor’s original 1969 Electra Glide will be auctioned on June 27 at Julien’s. The bike comes with original papers that prove the change of ownership – Brando bought the bike on April 8, 1970. Unfortunately, there’s no official statement on the condition of the Electra Glide, but it has 13,859 miles (22,299 km) on it and it is expected to bring $400K. Read the full article »


June 8, 2015

Rough Crafts Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight „Hooligan Tactics” Custom

Turning a Harley Forty-Eight into a streetfighter-style motorcycle? Now, that sounds like an ambitious project and that’s exctly what Taiwanese custom garage Rough Crafts did here. The bike, nicknamed “Hooligan Tactics”, features Harley XR1200 swingers, inverted forks, Progressive shocks and a list of other unique details that, including a unique digital camouflage paint job. Click through for more details. Read the full article »


June 8, 2015

Best new beginner bikes of 2015 – part 1

If you are a new rider and you walk into a motorcycle dealership, it’s easy to get lost in the choices. Fortunately, lower displacement motorcycles has been a trend lately, and many of these new bikes are perfect machines for a new rider. Some of these are brand new bikes while others are updates of previous models. Have a good look at our list, and work your way up to that BMW S1000RR. Read the full article »


June 5, 2015

Post-apocalyptic customs: the bikes of Mad Max Fury Road

Mad Max: Fury Road is definitely a movie for action lovers and weapons geeks. Fans of the original movies will not be surprised to hear that it's also got lots of eye candy for motorcycle fanatics as well. Underneath the heavy customization many of the bikes are recognizable to the enthusiast. Here are some of the most prominent bikes from the film and the story behind them. Read the full article »