Awesome Motorcycles

Honda NM4

Honda NM4

The NM4’s “neo-futuristic” design was inspired by manga and anime. It has a 745cc twin-cylinder engine that produces 50bhp and 50lb.ft. of torque. It will also have a variant that doesn’t have the wide rear utility boxes.

Restricted Area 2

Restricted Area 2

The second in a series of impressive stunt bike videos put together by Switch Riders, as riders Benjamin Baldini and Kevin Parussini tear through abandoned buildings with their Kawasaki and Suzuki motorcycles. First episode here.

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Insane Isle of Man TT POV

Insane Isle of Man TT POV

Dizzying POV footage shot from on the Isle of Man by Supersport TT racer Michael Dunlop. The video does an amazing job capturing the speed and danger of hurtling down the twisty route at breakneck speeds.

Bandit9 Eve

Bandit9 Eve
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The Eve is the polar opposite of Bandit9’s Nero Mk II. It’s equally pencil-thin, but all chrome and curves. Based on a ’67 Honda SS, it will be available in 90cc to 125cc engines. It will also be available with a bronze finish.

Paton S1 Strada

Paton S1 Strada

A street-legal bike that bears Paton’s rich racing history on its sleeve – or at least on its fairing. The beautiful S1 Strada has a 72bhp 649cc two-cylinder engine and goes up to about 134mph. Skip to around 1:50 to see it in action.

Lotus C-01

Lotus C-01

Kodewa licensed the Lotus brand for its motorcycle. Designed by Daniel Simon – the man behind the TRON: Legacy light cycle – the eye candy drag bike has a 200hp 1.2L V-twin engine and a steel, titanium and carbon fiber chassis.

Motorcycle Ice Drifting

Motorcycle Ice Drifting

You’d think that ice and motorcycles wouldn’t mix, but stunt rider Jorian Ponomareff proved just the opposite as he pulled off some awesome drifts and tricks on the slippery stuff. An oldie, but a goodie from 2012. Fun BTS video here.

Randy Grubb’s Decopods

Randy Grubb’s Decopods

Automotive artist Randy Grubb dropped by Jay Leno’s Garage to show off his two of his latest creations, the Deco Tri-Pods or Decopods. These are Piaggio MP3 scooters that Randy modified with an Art Deco style by hand.

Isle of Man TT: Surreal

Isle of Man TT: Surreal

Awesome footage from just about every vantage point of the Isle of Man TT motorcycle race, from overhead to ground level, to a dizzying POV shot as riders hit speeds North of 170mph. Buy full POV videos of the entire 37+ mile course here.

Revival Cycles Moto Guzzi Beto

Revival Cycles Moto Guzzi Beto

Austin, Texas bike shop Revival Cycles modified a ’75 Moto Guzzi 850T into an elegant and raw bike; beauty and the beast in one form. Its brushed metal parts contrast nicely with the brown leather seat, grips and exhaust.

Nuviz Ride:HUD for Helmets

Nuviz Ride:HUD for Helmets

A heads-up display and camera that attaches to existing motorcycle helmets. It works with a mobile device via Bluetooth to display maps, notifications and other data. It uses a small controller that you attach on your bike.

Kawasaki J 3-Wheeler Concept

Kawasaki J 3-Wheeler Concept

The Kawasaki J is a three-wheeled electric narrow track vehicle. It has two front wheels with a handle attached to each wheel. The front wheels can stay close for high speed maneuvering or set farther apart in cruise mode.

Moto GP POV

Moto GP POV

Thought you knew what it was like to ride a Moto GP bike from video games? Think again. This footage of Didier Grams speeding through the Macau GP 2013 should give you new respect for the balls it takes to ride one of these superbikes.

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Custom ’77 Honda PA50III

Custom ’77 Honda PA50III

An absolutely stunning moped made by Matthew Turner. He used a Honda PA50 Camino frame and engine plus parts from other mopeds and motorcycles as well as hand-built parts. One lucky man won it at 1977 Moped’s raffle.

Caterham Brutus 750

Caterham Brutus 750

One of the launch models from Caterham’s new bike company, the Brutus 750 is a versatile motorcycle, equally at home on and off road. It can even be easily converted into a snowmobile. It has a 750cc engine, CVT and 26″ wheels.

Gunbus 410 Motorcycle

Gunbus 410 Motorcycle
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At 11.6ft. long and 4.9ft. high, the Gunbus 410 is the world’s biggest true motorcycle (not this). It has a 38″ front wheel and a 42″ rear wheel and weighs 1,433lb. Thankfully its 6.7L twin-cylinder engine produces 350hp and 523ft.lb. of torque.

Bandit9 Nero Mk II

Bandit9 Nero Mk II

A sharp and skinny mod of the Chang Jiang 750 motorcycle. Bandit9 made tons of custom parts for the Nero, including the tank, rear cowl, handlebars and fork. Even the matte black paint is their own mix. Price available upon request.

Wazuma V8F Matte Edition

Wazuma V8F Matte Edition

A slick black edition of the monstrous quad bike. It weighs just 1,433lb. but packs a 250hp 3L V8 Ferrari engine (yikes). It also has a 6-speed sequential BMW M3 gearbox, 18″ wheels, Brembo brakes and Momo rims.

Deus Ex Machina Yamaha SR400

Deus Ex Machina Yamaha SR400

The personal ride of Jeremy Tagand, the head mechanic at Deus Ex Machina Australia. Based on an ’84 Yamaha SR400, the bike has a custom stretch swingarm, Öhlins shocks, custom twin mufflers and a sweet chrome and gold finish.

Skully P-1 Motorcycle Helmet

Skully P-1 Motorcycle Helmet

Like the LiveMap, the Skully P-1 is a motorcycle helmet with a heads up display and a built-in GPS. It displays directions, has a rear-view camera and gives you voice control over your smartphone’s basic functions via Bluetooth.

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BMW R NineT

BMW R NineT

The production version of the Concept Ninety, the R nineT is a throwback to BMW Motorrad’s cafe racer roots. It has a 110hp 1170cc 2-cyl. boxer engine and lots of customizable parts, such as the rear frame, tailpipes and telefork.

Salt Flats World Record

Salt Flats World Record

This past August, motorcyclist Shunji Yokokawa headed to the Bonneville Salt Flats hellbent on breaking the speed record for a stock Honda 600CC bike. We’d like to see more of the 170mph ride, but the cinematography is worth it.

Ural Gaucho Rambler

Ural Gaucho Rambler
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A limited-edition bike for long journeys, inspired by the cowboys of America. It has a 749cc 40hp 4-stroke engine, Sachs shocks, on-demand 2WD, a custom blanket from Pendleton Woolen Mills and a GSI Outdoors camp kit.

Extreme Motorcycle Stunts

Extreme Motorcycle Stunts

Four time XDL championship rider Bill Dixon shows off his mad motorcycle skills, pulling everything from riding hands-free to upside-down and backwards. Though the cameraman gets a little distracted at 2:15. More action here.

2014 Ducati 899 Panigale

2014 Ducati 899 Panigale

The 1199 Panigale’s little brother, the 899 has a 148hp twin-cylinder engine and a dry weight of 372.5lb. It also has electronic aids such as traction control, ABS, engine brake control and Quick Shift. More images at RideApart.

Greyp Electric Bike

Greyp Electric Bike

The Greyp G12 is a bicycle with a 12kW electric motor. It can go up to 40mph and last up to 75mi on a single charge. Charging takes just 80min. Uses a fingerprint scanner to start up and artificially limit its top speed. Est. price: $8k.

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