Motorcycles

Killer Rip-Tire Spinner

Killer Rip-Tire Spinner

Mad inventor Colin Furze was asked by game maker Blizzard to replicate the Rip-Tire, a spinning weapon featured in Overwatch. His first version was entertaining, but not nearly as deadly as the one in the game. So with the help of a 600cc motorcycle engine, he built another version that is far more dangerous.

2020 Indian Challenger

2020 Indian Challenger

Looking for a fat cat bagger motorcycle for long road trips? Look no further. The Indian Challenger is set up for performance and comfort, with a 122hp 60º V-twin engine, and loaded with modern conveniences like cruise control, GPS navigation, as well as Smart Lean tech for the safest cornering and braking possible.

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Driven: 2019 Slingshot SLR

Driven: 2019 Slingshot SLR

Thanks to the guys at The Brand Amp and iMotorsports, we got to spend a week living with the Polaris Slingshot SLR as our daily driver. This fast, agile, and kind of bonkers open-air 2-seater is a blast to drive, and is definitely the most fun you can have on three wheels.

Building a Monotrack Bike

Building a Monotrack Bike

Make It Extreme is always building crazy stuff, and this build certainly fits that spec. This crazy wheelie vehicle features a tank tread, driven by a 2-stroke, 100cc scooter engine. Its driver sits atop a seat that floats above its moving tread, which tears along just inches below the rider’s junk, upping the danger factor.

Inside the BMW Motorbike Factory

Inside the BMW Motorbike Factory

Exceptional Engineering takes us on an in-depth tour of the massive BMW motorcycle factory in Spandau, Germany, where it takes humans and robots working in concert just two hours to crank out one of their S1000RR superbikes from start to finish. Each motorcycle’s 4-cylinder engine is also hand-built in the same facility.

Droog Moto DM-015

Droog Moto DM-015

Droog Moto’s monster motorcycle which looks like it came straight from the wasteland of Mad Max: Fury Road – assuming they had a detail shop to clean off all the dirt and grime. Its got a 250cc 2-cylinder engine, heavy duty suspension, and gigantic, rugged tires with thick treads. Each bike is custom built to its rider’s size.

LEGO Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

LEGO Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

This detailed LEGO replica of the classic American motorcycle measures 12″ long, and features a tiny Milwaukee-Eight engine with moving pistons. The 1023-piece Creator Expert set 10269 goes on sale 8/1/19 (7/17/19 for LEGO VIPs), and is only outdone by the full-size replica of the hog made from 69,569 pieces.

Battle of the Kings 2019

Battle of the Kings 2019

Motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is challenging its dealers around the world to show off their sweetest custom rides, many of which are being built with the help of local trade schools. Check out all of the bikes, and vote for your favorites on the project’s website.

Keanu Reeves’ Prized Motorcyles

Keanu Reeves’ Prized Motorcyles

“You know when I don’t ride a motorcycle I go through withdrawal. It’s not good for my health.” An enthusiastic Keanu Reeves let GQ into the headquarters of his motorcycle company to talk about his personal bikes, what he loves about riding and more.

Predator Rides an Alien

Predator Rides an Alien

Aliens and Predators are natural enemies. So it’s no wonder someone spotted one of the armor-plated warriors riding his conquest for all to see the spoils of his victory. The man inside the costume is Samai Khammongkul, who likes to spread good cheer around Thailand.

Rodsmith The Killer

Rodsmith The Killer

Commissioned by Bobby Haas, Rodsmith Customs’ The Killer is heavily inspired by a 1935 motorcycle called Killinger und Freund. It’s a front wheel drive bike with an engine made from three 60cc two-stroke engines. More on Bike EXIF.

2020 Zero SR/F Motorcycle

2020 Zero SR/F Motorcycle

Zero Motorcycle’s latest electric is a naked sportbike designed for customization and connectivity. Its hardware works with a custom operating system to let you customize its handling, output, ABS and more. It goes up to 124 mph and has a range of up to 200 mi.

Bull Motor Board Track Motorcycles

Bull Motor Board Track Motorcycles

Bull Motor Co. makes vintage-inspired board track motorcycles with weathered hand-painting and airbrushing. Their standard models are based on classic board track models, but they also accept custom orders. The bikes are powered by a 66cc two-stroke motor.

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Cake Kalk& Electric Motorcycle

Cake Kalk& Electric Motorcycle

The street legal spinoff of Cake’s Kalk off-road electric bike. The Kalk& still has roots in downhill and enduro mountain bikes, but its chassis, suspension and drivetrain are custom made to balance durability with weight. It will have a top speed of over 60mph.

Halley Helmet Stand

Halley Helmet Stand

The freestanding version of Halley’s minimalist helmet rack. The Halley Helmet Stand looks great with or without a helmet on. It has the same stainless steel sphere that safely supports both open and full face helmets. It has a non-slip rubber pad under its base.

Rare Bird Anti-Pollution Masks

Rare Bird Anti-Pollution Masks

Rare Bird makes stylish anti-pollution masks for motorcyclists and bicyclists. The masks are made from a variety of fabrics such as cotton, linen, wool and tweed. They extend down to the neck to provide warmth. Their filter is replaceable.

Bandit9 x Royal Enfield Arthur

Bandit9 x Royal Enfield Arthur

Royal Enfield commissioned Bandit9 to make a bike based on the former’s Continental GT. The result is the Arthur, a graceful sci-fi creation. It features a custom frame, tank, rear cowl, handlebar, exhaust, swingarm and more. Limited to 9 units.

NERA 3D Printed Motorcycle

NERA 3D Printed Motorcycle

3D printing company BigRep shows us how far the technology has come by creating NERA, an electric motorcycle. With the exception of its electronics, all of the motorcycle’s components were 3D printed. That includes its airless tires, frame, fork and seat.

Ural Electric Motorcycle

Ural Electric Motorcycle

Ural’s proof-of-concept electric motorcycle goes for a more classic look. Based on the Ural cT, the bike is equipped with Zero Motorcycles’ powertrain. The batteries are good for 103mi per charge and are split between the bike and the sidecar for stability. More at Autoblog.

Husqvarna EE 5

Husqvarna EE 5

Announced alongside two new street models, Husqvarna’s EE 5 will be the company’s first electric motorcycle. Designed to be an entry level off-road bike, it has a 7kW motor, a quick-charging 907Wh battery, six ride modes, and adjustable seat and suspension.

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Arc Vector Electric Motorcycle

Arc Vector Electric Motorcycle

Arc claims that its upcoming Vector electric motorcycle goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 3.1 sec and has a top speed of 120 mph. Its battery lasts up to 200 mi and recharges in just 45 min. It will also come with a helmet that has a heads up display and a jacket that has haptic feedback.

ACH-1 Air Conditioned Helmet

ACH-1 Air Conditioned Helmet

The Feher ACH-1 is said to be the first self-contained air conditioned helmet available to the public. Using similar tech to ventilated car seats, it has a small convection system and and air flow lining that keeps your head cool while riding without adding too much bulk.

Triumph Scrambler 1200

Triumph Scrambler 1200

Triumph’s 2019 Scrambler XC and XE models have a 1200cc Bonneville engine that produces up to 88hp and 81lbft of torque, and has been tweaked to make that scrambler tune. The XE has longer travel suspension, optimized ABS and Traction control and six riding modes.

Hoversurf Hoverbike S3

Hoversurf Hoverbike S3

Hoversurf is now taking pre-orders for its Hoverbike S3. The flying motorbike has a carbon fiber body, three-bladed carbon fiber propellers, and a battery that lasts up to 25min in pilot mode. It goes up to 16ft high and has a maximum speed of 60mph.

Ural Air Motorcycle

Ural Air Motorcycle

Ural’s limited edition Air motorcycle comes with a DJI Spark drone, which is housed in a 3D printed bin on the nose of the sidecar. The sidecar also has also a fixed mount for the drone’s remote control. The motorcycle is limited to 40 units.

See See Motor Espresso Motorcycle

See See Motor Espresso Motorcycle

See See Motor Coffee Co. built what they call “a real cafe racer.” They modified a 2014 Ural cT to become a mobile coffee shop. Not only does it have a functioning espresso machine, it also has a sink, a cooler, a coffee grinder and a water tank.

The Current

The Current

Gestalten’s The Current: New Wheels for the Post-Petrol Age looks at the history and evolution of electric motorcycles, bicycles, and everything in between. It showcases some of the best and most unique examples of this two-wheeled revolution.

Tarform Motorcycle

Tarform Motorcycle

Tarform Motorcycles‘ upcoming offering is an electric motorcycle with a classic and elegant design. The motorcycle will come with a battery that lasts up to 90mi per charge. Customers can customize their ride’s sound, finish, material and ride.

Trimarchi Copper Motorcycle

Trimarchi Copper Motorcycle

Designer Mario Trimarchi worked with furniture maker De Castelli to create this gorgeous motorcycle for Milan Design Week 2018. Its copper shell is designed to naturally patina over time. While it may not be the most aerodynamic of rides, there’s no question it’s a work of art.

DirtShark: TwoMac on Two Stroke

DirtShark: TwoMac on Two Stroke

Monster Energy motocross rider Eli Tomac shows off his skills on his very own dirt track tearing through the soil on his green 2005 Factory KX 250 two-stroke. We love how director Ash Hodges focuses entirely on the rider and the sound of his bike in this clean edit.

Pocket Rocket Electric Motorcycle

Pocket Rocket Electric Motorcycle

SOL Motors is working on a lightweight electric motorcycle for urban commuters. Dubbed the Pocket Rocket, the motorcycle weighs just 121 lb. The 6 hp model goes up to 31 mph and has a 31 mi range, while the 8.5 hp model goes up to 50 mph and has a 50 mi range.

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