THE BEST Motorcycles

The Greasy Hands Preachers (Trailer)

The Greasy Hands Preachers (Trailer)

Clement Beauvais and Arthur de Kersauson’s documentary about custom motorcycles features some of the world’s best builders: Shinya Kimura, Roland Sands, Deus Ex Machina, El Solitario, Blitz – and some of the coolest bikes.

Motorcycle vs. Car Drift Battle 4

Motorcycle vs. Car Drift Battle 4

(PG-13 Language) It’s been a while since ICON Motorsports tore up the roads for our enjoyment. ICON riders Ernie and Nick find themselves stuck in a rut, until Officer Dan sends them on a mission to get them back up on their mighty steeds. (Thanks Matt!)

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Burnouts, Stunts, and Sh*t

Burnouts, Stunts, and Sh*t

Finland’s StuntFreaksTeam tears up dirt, dust and gravel as they perform burnouts, spins, wheelies, and more on their motorcycles. If that weren’t enough, there’s a drift car that wants in on the action too.

2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim S

2016 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim S

Harley continues to sneak modern tech into the Softail while keeping its classic style. The Softail Slim S has a 1.7L Twin Cam 110B engine that produces up to 109 ft.lb. of torque, an efficient 6-speed transmission and an optional retro army olive and black finish.

PanicRev Customs Yamaha TT500

PanicRev Customs Yamaha TT500

One-man bike shop Paul Miller turned a ’77 TT500 into a beautiful street tracker. He custom made many of the parts, including the beautiful tank and rear brake fluid reservoir. The SR500 wheels should be too big for the bike, but somehow they end up blending in well.

Husqvarna Enduro 2016 Range

Husqvarna Enduro 2016 Range

Husqvarna’s new Enduro motorcycles make short work of dirt, mud, rocks and elevated terrain in this extended demo video. The motorcycles feature improved rear shocks, front axles and chromoly frame. Also, we now know how to pronounce “Hooskvarna.”

Confederate G2 P51 Combat Fighter

Confederate G2 P51 Combat Fighter

The latest version of Confederate’s futuristic hot rod Fighter is built from aerospace grade aluminum with carbon fiber wheels. It’s powered by a big block V-twin that produces up to 200hp and 170lb.ft. of torque.

Jurassic World Triumph Scrambler

Jurassic World Triumph Scrambler

One of only three custom Scramblers used in Jurassic World. One of its copies is with star Chris Pratt and the other is on display at Triumph’s headquarters. Proceeds will be split between four prostate cancer research groups.

Yamaha XSR700

Yamaha XSR700

Designed with the help of zero-style pioneer Shinya Kimura, the XSR700 is a retro alternative to entry-level roadsters like the Ducati Scrambler. It uses the FZ-07’s frame and 74hp 689cc engine.

The Rocket II Trike

The Rocket II Trike

Jay Leno’s Garage gets us up close and personal with sculptor Tim “Frogman” Cotterill’s insane bare-metal three-wheeler, which is powered by a 1000 hp blown Hemi V8. Honestly, we can’t believe this thing is street legal.

Tesla M Motorcycle Concept

Tesla M Motorcycle Concept

Tesla is focused on making automobiles, but a speedy Tesla motorcycle could be awesome. Jans Slapins has envisioned just that – a bike with a 150kW motor, carbon fiber wheels, and storage where the conventional engine would be.

How to Ride Bitch

How to Ride Bitch

This hilarious take on ’60s educational films teaches us the right way to ride a motorcycle with another dude. We’re thinking The Siamese Twins method is the least likely to get you into trouble. Directed by Alex Vivian and Cris Balmaceda.

Thrive MC Yamaha Scorpio T 005 Croos

Thrive MC Yamaha Scorpio T 005 Croos

Thrive Motor Co. turned a 2008 Yamaha Scorpio into a futuristic – if not aerodynamic – bike that’s at home on a pedestal or on the trail. It has a custom made aluminum body, rear-center steel exhaust and a smartphone instrument gauge.

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Ed Turner Suzuki GSX 1100 CC

Ed Turner Suzuki GSX 1100 CC

French bike shop Ed Turner crammed a 1980 Suzuki GSX 1100 engine into a small custom built frame and tail, then gave it a Buells’ fork and wheels, a headlight from a Ford Mustang and a tiny fiberglass fuel tank with skateboard stickers.

Ton-Up BMW R80 Indira

Ton-Up BMW R80 Indira

The latest custom job of Portuguese bike shop Ton-Up Garage. Based on a BMW R80 RT, the Indira has been lowered, shortened and given a new paint job and lots of custom parts to draw attention to the motorcycle’s lines.

How Not to Do a Burnout

How Not to Do a Burnout

A motorcycle rider does his best Ghost Rider impression when he accidentally sets the whole thing on fire by smoking his tire for far too long and catching his oil on fire. We love the guys who try to put the flames out with their beer.

Meijs Motorman Electric Moped

Meijs Motorman Electric Moped

An electric moped with a minimalist and classic design. It has a 2000W brushless hub motor and a 30Ah battery. It comes in two variants: 16mph top speed with 62mi range and 28mph top speed with 43mi range.

Motorcycle Surfing

Motorcycle Surfing

The skateboard was invented to sate the landbound surfer’s itch, but apparently a motorcycle going at at least 50mph works too. If you don’t care for the stunt, Utah’s beautiful countryside makes this video worth watching.

Ducati SC-Rumble

Ducati SC-Rumble

A stunning collaboration between Ducati and Pirelli, this off-road Scrambler has a custom aluminum fairing, embellished with custom art by Vibrazioni that mimics the tread impressions from its MT 60 RS tires on the sides of its tank.

Motorcycle Fire Tunnel

Motorcycle Fire Tunnel

Stuntmen Enrico Schoeman and André de Kock pulled off this death-defying record breaking feat in which they drove their motorcycle through a 395 foot-long tunnel of fire – and this is after they were injured on previous attempts.

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Jay Leno Rides the Ronin 47

Jay Leno Rides the Ronin 47

Jay Leno’s Garage chats with Ronin Motorworks about the Ronin 47, the shop’s limited edition take on the Buell 1125 sportbike. Its front-mounted radiator is… unique, but that’s part of its appeal. Test ride at 13:05.

Jay Leno’s ’36 Harley Knucklehead

Jay Leno’s ’36 Harley Knucklehead

Jay Leno shows off his unrestored 1936 Harley-Davidson EL “Knucklehead”. It was practically a concept motorcycle, but it’s still mechanical enough that he made it work after about 30 years of neglect with just a bit of cleaning.

BMW Ignite Straight Six

BMW Ignite Straight Six

BMW teamed up with two of Japan’s best bike shops to customize the new K 1600 GTL luxury tourer. Kenji Nagai’s Ken’s Factory Special is a clean and curvy chopper, while Keiji Kawakita’s Juggernaut is a futuristic combat sport bike.

2015 Ural Gear Up

2015 Ural Gear Up

Ural’s new motorcycle is built for outdoor adventures. The Gear Up has a 41hp 749cc boxer engine, 2WD (rear & sidecar wheels) mode for more traction, a spotlight, a sidecar bumper, a luggage rack and a spare tire.

Steam-powered Motorcycle

Steam-powered Motorcycle

Revatu’s Black Pearl is a beautiful and humorous showpiece motorcycle. Not only does it look like a steam train, it actually works like a steam train, with the rear wheel driven by a huge crankshaft. Photo by Marc Quinlivan.

Guy Martin Isle of Man TT POV

Guy Martin Isle of Man TT POV

Face-melting onboard footage of English racer Guy Martin and his Tyco Suzuki GSX-R 1000 superbike as he chases Michael Dunlop on the Isle of Man TT course. These guys must be trained not to blink – or have their eyelids glued open.

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