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May 5, 2015

Top 10 ugliest motorcycles in history – part 2

Sometimes bike manufacturers just get it all wrong. Now, we collected the worst of the worst, the really ugly motorcycles in the history of two-wheelers. Nobody said designing a motorcycle was easy, but don’t break the basic principles and go for sharp and muscular. Unfortunately, many designers break these rules and that’s the reason why choosing the ugliest motorcycles of all time is not easy at all. Here’s the second part of our list, in no particular order. Read the full article »


April 29, 2015

Top 10 ugliest motorcycles in history – part 1

Sometimes bike manufacturers just get it all wrong. Now, we collected the worst of the worst, the really ugly motorcycles in the history of two-wheelers. Nobody said designing a motorcycle was easy, but don’t break the basic principles and go for sharp and muscular. Unfortunately, many designers break these rules and that’s the reason why choosing the ugliest motorcycles of all time is not easy at all. Here’s our list, in no particular order. Read the full article »


April 28, 2015

BMW Japan’s Straight Six project results in crazy K 1600 GTL custom bikes

„Ignite Straight 6" is a custom project of the manufacturer involving the K 1600 GTL, BMW’s flagship model equipped with a straight-six engine and some of Japan’s best custom motorcycle builders. BMW Japan has just revealed two custom bikes of the project, one from Keiji Kawakita of HOT-DOCK CUSTOM-CYCLES and Kenji Nagai of Ken’s Factor – both of them are pioneering figures on Japan’s custom bike scene. Read the full article »


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 »