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Urban Light Factory

Urban Light Factory

This German shop makes beautiful lamps using discarded motor vehicle headlights. Aside from bearing scuff marks, rust and other signs of wear, some of the lamps are also decorated with other automotive parts like odometers.

The Tattooed Motorcycle

The Tattooed Motorcycle

The Recidivist is a modded Harley Davidson Softail adorned with tattooed leather on its tires, tanks, seat, rear fender and more. Polish tattoo artists Tomasz Lech and Krzysztof Krolak spent a total of 250 hours inking the bike.

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2014 Ducati Scrambler

2014 Ducati Scrambler

Ducati welcomes a new generation of motorcycle enthusiasts with its surprise entry-level roadster. The Scrambler has an 803cc engine that produces 80hp and 50lbft torque, versatile tires and friendly handling. Available in four variants.

Rough Crafts Dyna Guerilla

Rough Crafts Dyna Guerilla

Taiwan-based bike shop Rough Crafts knocked it out of the park once again with its successor to the world famous Iron Guerilla. Rough Crafts turned an ’09 Harley-Davidson Dyna Fat Bob into a mean V-twin engine-flaunting machine.

Moto Guzzi V7 Kits

Moto Guzzi V7 Kits

Moto Guzzi will be releasing four personalization kits for its V7 motorcycles. Each designed by a different Moto Guzzi builder, the Legend, the Dapper, the Scrambler and the Dark Rider evoke different decades. Available 1/15.

Paintball x Motocross

Paintball x Motocross

If vanilla paintball doesn’t get your pulse racing anymore, try what the folks at Pimpstarlife Clothing Co. did. They brought dirt bikes to the battlefield and let chaos and hilarity reign.

Ducati 1299 Panigale

Ducati 1299 Panigale

The 1299 Panigale has a new 205hp 1,285 cc twin-cylinder engine. An inertial sensor system coordinates the sport bike’s ABS and suspension. The 1299 Panigale R uses carbon fiber and titanium parts to further cut down on weight.

Husqvarna 401 Concepts

Husqvarna 401 Concepts

Inspired by the Silver Arrow, these street bikes both have a 43hp 400cc water-cooled engine and weigh only 297lb. The White Arrow is designed to be clean and simple, while the Black Arrow can handle off-road use as well. More here.

Retractable Motorcycle Shed

Retractable Motorcycle Shed

Die Motorradgarage is an aluminum telescoping motorcycle shed. It’s just 17″ deep when fully folded but extends to up to 53″ when fully opened. You can get it as a wall-mountable unit or as a detached freestanding unit.

2014 Ural Mir

2014 Ural Mir
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Named after the Russian space station, the Mir has a 749cc 41hp 2-cylinder engine, a sweet “orbital white” paint job, a detachable solar panel, a 36mm multipurpose wrench and a tonneau cover that doubles as a thermal blanket.

BMW R69S Voltron

BMW R69S Voltron

ER Motorcycles’ one-off is a muted futuristic take on the BMW R69S, achieved by incorporating parts from the BMW R80T and R60/5 alongside custom-fabricated parts and neat touches like the Motoscope Pro speedometer. More here.

HelSTAR Helmet Safety Lights

HelSTAR Helmet Safety Lights

A brake and turn signal light that sticks on the back of motorcycle helmets. It will come with a wireless transmitter that you’ll attach to your bike, allowing it to turn on or off in sync with the bike’s own lights.

2015 Zero Motorcycles

2015 Zero Motorcycles

The newest Zero electric motorcycles have improved batteries. Combined with the Power Tank accessory they can go up to 185mi per charge. They also have new Showa suspensions, Bosch anti-lock brake systems and Pirelli tires.

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2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2R

2015 Kawasaki Ninja H2R

The Kawasaki Ninja H2R is a track-only sport bike with a carbon fiber body. Its supercharged 998cc inline-four engine makes an insane 296bhp and 115lb.ft. of torque. Its road-legal variant, the H2, will be unveiled soon.

2015 Can-Am Spyder F3

2015 Can-Am Spyder F3

The newest member of Can-Am’s three-wheeled motorcycles has a 3-cylinder engine that produces up to 115hp and 96 lb.-ft. of torque. You can customize its pegs and handlebars to fit your height and riding preference.

Deus Ex Machina Pegasus

Deus Ex Machina Pegasus

Acting on the wish of a customer who wanted a bike with “a bit of glow-in-the-dark presence”, Deus Ex Machina modded a Kawasaki W650 and gave it eye-popping red orange wheels and bright white exhaust pipes. Price upon request.

eTricks Evolution

eTricks Evolution

Like the Motoped, SEV’s eTricks Evolution is a motorized mountain bike, except it uses a 2.5kW electric motor. It can go up to 37mph and last for up to 50mi per charge. Available in urban and various off-road variants.

F1 vs. Supercar vs. Motorbike

F1 vs. Supercar vs. Motorbike

The Top Gear Festival in Australia didn’t just have a silly slow race, it also had the opposite. Red Bull drivers Mark Webber, Jamie Whincup and Casey Stoner pit their respective rides in an extremely unfair but also very fun “race.”

2015 Honda Stateline

2015 Honda Stateline

The Stateline has a long, low-slung profile and takes riders from city to country in comfort and style. Driven by a high torque 1312cc V-twin engine, we especially love the new blue metallic paintjob. Also available with anti-lock brakes.

BMW R NineT Custom Project

BMW R NineT Custom Project

BMW Motorrad asked four of Japan’s best motorcycle builders to customize the R NineT. Bike EXIF got exclusive images of and information about the wonderful and varied results. Find out more about the project here and here.

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Gone South

Gone South

It’s not too late to hop on your bike, take a trip, and let the moonlight and wind kiss your skin. Or instead, get all dusty and inspired by the landscape of Southern Utah, lavishly and slowly revealed to us in Skylar Nielsen’s Gone South.

Bandit9 Bishop

Bandit9 Bishop
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The latest model from Beijing-based bike builder Bandit9. The Bishop will be based on a Honda SuperSport and will have an a 90cc to 125cc engine, an anodized aluminum unibody with walnut, oak or teak burl panels.

X132 Hellcat Speedster

X132 Hellcat Speedster
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The beauty to the Hellcat Combat’s beast. Confederate’s X132 Hellcat Speedster has a 2.2L V-twin that produces up to 121hp and 140lbft of torque. It has an aluminum frame and carbon fiber wheels, tank and fenders.

Leno Rides the Harley LiveWire

Leno Rides the Harley LiveWire

Harley-Davidson’s marketing overlord plays an exasperating game of Q&A dodgeball with a very patient Jay Leno. Fortunately at 12:55 Leno gets the proof-of-concept electric motorcycle all to himself on the road.

Skully AR-1

Skully AR-1

Formerly known as the P-1, Skully’s DOT/ECE-certified augmented reality motorcycle helmet has a rear view display that can also display maps and phone or SMS notifications. It also lets you control your phone’s music player.

Bacon-Powered Motorcycle

Bacon-Powered Motorcycle

To promote Hormel’s Black Label bacon, CS Engineering modified a TRACK T-800 CDI to make it run on bacon. Or at least biodiesel made from bacon grease. The best part? Evidently, the bike’s fumes smell like bacon.

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