Awesome Motorcycles

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.

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
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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.

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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.

Yamaha 03Gen Scooter Concepts

Yamaha 03Gen Scooter Concepts

The 03Gen concepts are variants of the Tricity three-wheeled scooter. The 03GEN-f has a racing-inspired build while the 03GEN-x is for off-roading. Like the Piaggio, the Tricity and its concepts enable riders to lean into turns.

Daryl Dixon’s Motorcycle

Daryl Dixon’s Motorcycle

Classified Moto built two identical motorcycles for The Walking Dead‘s Daryl Dixon. Both started out as 1992 Honda CB750 Nighthawks, with new components that were painted to look like they were junk parts cobbled together.

Pere Tarragó’s Miniature Motorcycles

Pere Tarragó’s Miniature Motorcycles

A legend among fellow model makers, Pere Tarragó builds highly realistic 1:5 and 1:6 scale motorcycle models. He always brings the actual motorcycle to his workshop as reference and then recreates it part by part.

Arch Motorcycles KRGT-1

Arch Motorcycles KRGT-1

Co-founded by Keanu Reeves, Arch Motorycyles’ first bike is a cruiser with a 121hp 2L S&S V-twin engine, 6-speed transmission, a steel, titanium and aluminum chassis, carbon fiber wheels and holy crap Keanu Reeves is 50 years old?!

The Filmography of Motorcycles

The Filmography of Motorcycles
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The latest in Calm the Ham’s wonderful poster series features 79 images of iconic motorcycles featured in movies and TV over the years. In addition to the poster, there’s a limited-edition box with 80 9″ x 6″ prints and a collector’s patch.

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Lords of the Atlas

Lords of the Atlas

Team ICON RAIDEN rides across 1,000mi. of Mexican desert on modded Triumph Tiger 800xc street bikes. While they provide an advantage on smooth roads, the brutal off-road stretches push the bikes and riders to their limits. (Thanks Matt!)

Shifter Boot Protector

Shifter Boot Protector
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A practical accessory for motorcycle riders. It’s a patch of leather with an elastic strap that covers the toe of your shoe, saving it from being scuffed by a motorcycle’s gear shifter. At $8, it’s way more disposable than your shoes.

Motoped Cruzer

Motoped Cruzer

The opposite of the moped’s Survival edition. The Motoped Cruzer has a slim stainless steel tank, billet aluminum and brass accents, wood fenders and an aged leather seat. Surfboard rack and other optional accessories coming soon.

Chop-E Electric Bike

Chop-E Electric Bike

A chopper-style electric motorcycle with a 20″ tall and 3″ wide front tire and a 240/40/18 Pirelli rear tire. The Chop-E has a programmable 1kW motor, a 20Ah battery pack, a top speed of 20mph and a maximum range of 35mi.

Jumping Two Motorcycles

Jumping Two Motorcycles

Al the Jumper shows exactly why he’s been given that name, as he performs an incredibly dangerous stunt – jumping over two bikes bearing down on him at nearly 70mph. One wrong move, and both Al and the bikers are toast.

Jaguar Project 7MC Concept

Jaguar Project 7MC Concept

Designer Tamás Jakus combined elements of the Triumph Speed Triple motorcycle with Jaguar’s F-Type Project 7 sports car, resulting in one of the most beautiful British bikes we’ve laid eyes on. Sadly, it only exists in digital form.

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