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2019 Ducati Scrambler Icon

2019 Ducati Scrambler Icon
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A retro-inspired refresh of the Scrambler Icon that was reintroduced in 2014. It is a beginner friendly, middleweight motorcycle that is great for everyday riding and short road trips. This model gets refinements to its suspension, power delivery, ride, and safety tech.

BMW Autonomous Motorcycle

BMW Autonomous Motorcycle

BMW Motorrad spent 2 years developing a motorcycle that can start, accelerate, turn, and stop on its own. But the company won’t sell the bike to consumers. The data they’ve gathered will be used to integrate safety features into their production bikes.

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DIY Monowheel Cycle

DIY Monowheel Cycle

Make It Extreme lives up to their name with this impressive build – a hula hoop inspired hubless vehicle much like the ones that famously appeared in the closing ceremonies of the 2008 Beijing Olympics – though in this case, the bike is motorized instead of pedal-driven.

Ridden: Zero SR Electric Motorcycle

Ridden: Zero SR Electric Motorcycle

Crack the throttle open on the Zero SR and amazing things happen. The scenery becomes a blur, traffic disappears in your mirror, and your arms threaten to be yanked from their sockets. The Zero SR is an all-electric silent assassin that delivers 116 lb-ft. of torque at any speed.

TMC Dumont Motorcycle

TMC Dumont Motorcycle

Retired F1 driver Tarso Marques‘ amazing custom-built motorcycle not only features a striking hubless wheel design, it’s powered by an airplane engine. Watch as it heads out on a very loud run through the streets of Brazil. Then watch the time-lapse build video here.

Travis Pastrana x Evel Knievel

Travis Pastrana x Evel Knievel

On July 8, 2018, motorcycle master Travis Pastrana successfully recreated three stunts originally performed by the late Evel Knievel, first jumping over 52 crushed cars, then 16 Greyhound buses, and finally the Caesar’s Palace fountains, which eluded the late daredevil.

Beeline Moto for Motorcycles

Beeline Moto for Motorcycles

Beeline Moto is a tiny and minimal navigator for motorcyclists. Input your destination on its app and off you go. Aside from street-by-street directions, it can also let you choose your preferred route on the fly. It comes with free global coverage, updates and route tracking.

Ridden: KTM 1290 Super Duke R

Ridden: KTM 1290 Super Duke R

Breakneck, voracious, raw, cosmic, angular, hungry, insane, hellacious, and unique. The KTM 1290 Super Duke R is all these adjectives and then some. There are only a handful of motorcycles that cause an elevated pulse rate just looking at them.

Motorcycle Boy

Motorcycle Boy

(PG-13: Slight nudity) Filmmaker James F. Coton introduces us to three very different members of Japan’s underground motorcycle culture. The clip starts out as a documentary, but transforms into a music video for The Legendary Tigerman in its back half.

2018 Honda Monkey

2018 Honda Monkey

Honda’s classic mini motorcycle returns with a look greatly inspired by the original. It has a 125cc engine, upside down forks, twin rear shocks, LCD instrument panel, ABS, and LED lighting all in a 236lb package. It will be available in three colors.

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus

Royal Enfield Classic 500 Pegasus

The Pegasus Edition of Royal Enfield’s Classic 500 was inspired by the company’s Flying Flea. A lightweight motorcycle built during World War II, the Flying Flea was deployed behind enemy lines via parachute. The edition will be limited to 1,000 units.

Terminator 2 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy

Terminator 2 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy
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iCollector is auctioning off a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy motorcycle that was used in the filming of Terminator 2. The motorcycle has seen better days, but it has only 392mi on it and was acquired directly from the movie’s production company. Clothes and boots not included.

Wooden Motorcycle Model

Wooden Motorcycle Model

Another sweet laser-cut wooden model from UGears. While the VM-02 isn’t based on any actual bike, the detailed chopper will still be a cool addition to the desktop of any motorcycle fanatic. Coming to Kickstarter soon.

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Bandit9 L-Concept Motorcycle

Bandit9 L-Concept Motorcycle
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Custom bike shop Bandit9 took inspiration from both Star Trek and Star Wars for its latest limited edition motorcycle. The L-Concept has a suspended engine and exhaust that looks like the USS Enterprise’s reactor, while the handlebar and grips are nods to speeder bikes.

Yamaha MOTOBOT 2.0

Yamaha MOTOBOT 2.0

Yamaha’s robotic motorcycle features technology which enables it to not only self balance and, but to drive and bank without a rider. The bike can already race at speeds up to 200 km/h (~124 mph), and Yamaha hopes it can one day keep up with pro racers.

Arch Method 143 Motorcycle

Arch Method 143 Motorcycle
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Arch Motorcycles‘ says that its macho futuristic Method 143 is the first production motorcycle to have a carbon fiber monocell chassis. It also has a 2.3L S&S T143 V-Twin, custom Ohlins fork and rear shock, and carbon fiber fork covers and wheels.

2018 Redshift MXR Electric Dirt Bike

2018 Redshift MXR Electric Dirt Bike

Alta’s 2018 Redshift MXR is its most powerful motorcycle yet. Its 14,000rpm electric motor pushes 50hp and 147lbft of torque right from the get go. It also features Alta’s newest battery pack, which lasts up to 4h and charges in just 1.5h.

Cake Kalk Electric Motorcycle

Cake Kalk Electric Motorcycle

The Kalk is an electric dirt bike designed to be light while still able to take a beating. It weighs only about 150lb, thanks to its aluminum frame and swingarm and carbon fiber body. It also has custom designed Öhlins suspension. It goes up to 50mph and lasts up to 50mi per charge.

DMoL Moto Guzzi Airforce

DMoL Moto Guzzi Airforce
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Death Machines of London found a discarded 1982 Le Mans Mk2 and wondered how Moto Guzzi co-founder Giovanni Ravelli – a former Italian air force pilot – would redesign the motorcycle. The result is a streamlined machine that looks like it’s mid-flight even at rest.

K-Speed Honda Super Power Cub

K-Speed Honda Super Power Cub

Honda commissioned Thailand-based motorcycle shop K-Speed to customize the 2018 Honda Super Cub for the retro motorcycle’s launch. The shop’s Super Power Cub is modern and beefy yet retains a vintage charm by leaving the lower fairing. More on Bike EXIF.

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Bandit9 Odyssey Motorcycle

Bandit9 Odyssey Motorcycle
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Powered by a 1400cc V-Twin or a dual drive electric setup, the Odyssey is Bandit9’s vision of tomorrow’s motorcycle. It has a unibody steel frame, a tank with a see-through LED display, and a memory foam seat that bounces back to its original shape when not in use.

Veldt Motorcycle Helmets

Veldt Motorcycle Helmets
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Veldt makes minimal and compact motorcycle helmets with a modular design. Thanks to their unique fastening system, you can turn customize their open helmets with a flip up visor, a chinguard, or both to create a full-face helmet.

Glen English Motorcycle Scale Models

Glen English Motorcycle Scale Models

“No computers, no 3D printers. It’s completely made in the shed.” Tested recently visited the shop of model maker Glen English. A former professional motorcycle racer, Glen makes jaw-dropping motorcycle scale models almost entirely from scratch.

Hazan Motorworks Supercharged KTM

Hazan Motorworks Supercharged KTM

The latest masterpiece from motorcycle customizer Max Hazan of Hazan Motorworks. He describes it as being “light, cheap, and fast.” All true, but he fails to point out the beauty of his handiwork, from the aluminum tank to the one-of-a-kind rear brake. More on Bike EXIF.

Speeder Bike Halloween Costume

Speeder Bike Halloween Costume

Jesse Wellens and Casey Neistat are back with another awesome Halloween costume build. After riding around as Aladdin on his magic carpet, Jesse took to the streets of NYC with model Carmella Rose on a real-life speeder bike from Return of the Jedi. BTS video here.

2018 Indian Scout Bobber

2018 Indian Scout Bobber
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Indian Motorcycles released its first variation on the Scout this fall. It looks and rides fantastic. Shortened fenders, blacked out trim, and a low seat make it stand out in a crowd. With this bike, Indian is giving a whole new set of riders a reason to come into their showrooms.

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