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2016 Honda Africa Twin

2016 Honda Africa Twin

The reviews are in – the new Honda Africa Twin is a worthy successor to its predecessor and its Dakar Rally roots. The CRF1000L has a 998cc parallel twin motors, 6-speed manual or DCT transmission, ABS and adjustable torque control.

Vozz RS 1 Helmet

Vozz RS 1 Helmet

Instead of a chin strap, the RS 1 motorcycle helmet has an adjustable chin cup and splits into two so you can easily put it on or take it off. Its snug fit means it won’t be jostled around by strong winds or thrown off your head in case of a collision.

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2016 Kuberg Freerider

2016 Kuberg Freerider

Kuberg’s new electric motorcycle is designed to be easy enough for teens to ride but fun for adults as well. It weighs 79lb. and goes up to 34mph. Its battery lasts up to 1h per charge. The optional dongle and app let you record stats and limit torque and speed.

British Customs Classic Tracker

British Customs Classic Tracker
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British Customs worked with “the godfather of street trackers” Richard Pollock of Mule Motorcycles to turn a 2015 Bonneville T100 Black into a flat tracker that can compete and look good doing it.

Bandit9 Ava

Bandit9 Ava
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Custom motorcycle shop Bandit9 continues to redefine the Honda Supersport. Like her predecessor Eve, Ava has a skinny and shiny handmade steel unibody. It also has a custom front cowl, front suspension, brake light and leather seat. Limited to 9 units.

Ellaspede 2014 Yamaha XT660R

Ellaspede 2014 Yamaha XT660R

It looks like a fairly standard, but good looking off-road bike at first glance… until you check out the stock model. Australian bike shop Ellaspede made the tank, panels, shrouds, seat, pannier racks and the muffler for the exhaust pipes under the seat.

2016 Indian Scout Sixty

2016 Indian Scout Sixty

Indian Motorcycle’s new entry level bike. It has a liquid-cooled V-twin engine that delivers up to 78hp and 65lb.ft. of torque, a five-speed transmission, and that stylish and stable Scout body. Best of all, it’s around $2,000 cheaper than its big brother.

BMW R NineT Scrambler

BMW R NineT Scrambler

BMW gives its cafe racer a more casual design. The R NineT Scrambler has the classic sheet steel and brown leather combo, an upright riding position and 19″/17″ wheels while still being open to customization.

2016 Yamaha XSR 900

2016 Yamaha XSR 900

Yamaha took the 847cc engine from the sporty FZ-09 and gave it a more classic body. But aside from its aluminum tank and body details, the XSR900 also has improved suspension, an assist-and-slipper wet clutch, adjustable traction control and ABS. Drops 02/2016.

Yamaha PES2 Concept

Yamaha PES2 Concept

The Yamaha PES2 is an electric motorcycle concept that has two electric motors – one under the tank and another one inside the front wheel – for two-wheel drive. It also has a crazy augmented reality helmet that overlays data from the bike’s cameras and other sensors.

2016 Triumph Bonnevilles

2016 Triumph Bonnevilles

British motorcycle maker Triumph sets its eyes on the future with five successors to the Bonneville. These new models bring more powerful engines, improved chassis and suspension, new assistive technology and damn good looks. More at Bike EXIF.

Yamaha Motobot

Yamaha Motobot

Yamaha has developed an industrial robot that is capable of riding a motorcycle. While we wait for the robot MotoGP races some day, Motoman is helping to make bikes safer and more comfortable for humans. For now, he has training wheels, but they’ll come off soon.

Bandit9 Panther

Bandit9 Panther
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Bandit9’s latest creation is its tamest one yet, but that doesn’t make it less of a beast. Based on a 2012 Triumph Bonneville T100, the Panther has a murdered out look with custom hand guards, tail lights, turn signals, seat and exhaust.

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Honda Grom 50 Scrambler Concepts

Honda Grom 50 Scrambler Concepts

Honda’s bestselling bundle of joy might become this century’s Mini Trail 50. The Grom 50 Scrambler Concept One and Concept Two are both 50cc bikes. The One has a sporty look while the Two has a retro street design. More details at Car and Driver.

Home Built

Home Built

Petrolicious talks to Mark Jarel and his 14-year old son Haven, who’s been around motorcycles since he was three. Last year Haven finished building his motorcycle, and this year he’s going to work on his car.

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!)

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.

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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
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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
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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.

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