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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 »


January 30, 2015

Moto Guzzi V11 Sorpasso by Emporio Elaborazioni Meccaniche

There is no ugly Moto Guzzi. It’s just isn’t. Guzzi is one of Europe’s iconic brands with distinctive styling and state-of-the-art technical solutions. And when you think of Cafe Racers, you put Italian motorcycle shops and custom garages definitely high up on the list. The guys of Emporio Elaborazioni Meccaniche took the plastic-wrapped V11 and turned it into a beautiful Cafe Racer, a unique sculpture, really. Read the full article »


January 21, 2015

Video: how to 3D-print a 1972 Honda CB500

Jonathan Brand is a New York artist who loves motorcycles. He always wanted one but he never actually bought a two-wheeler. Instead, he has built his own bike with CAD, a 3D printer, and 40 pounds of plastic. The process took two years since the motorcycle is rather complicated and each piece took anywhere between four and 24 hours to create. Brand stick the parts together with glue and melted plastic to maintain its transparency. Read the full article »


January 14, 2015

7MC Design – how a Jaguar motorcycle would look like

It’s not uncommon that large car manufacturers take a detour into the world of motorcycles. BMW produces motorcycles for 90 years now and Mercedes-Benz bought shares through its AMG department in MV Agusta. There are even rumors about Ferrari getting into the bike business. Jaguar is also not known for its two-wheelers but Hungarian designer Tamas Jakus still created a Jaguar motorcycle concept called the MC7. Read the full article »