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Jul 10

Shelby Motorcycle – Magnificent Machine

The Shelby, an incredible high performance American motorcycle which rivals the power to weight ratio of the famed Shelby Cobra 427 S/C, was developed in partnership between Shelby Automobiles, Inc. and Rucker Performance and will be built by Rucker Performance, under license by Carroll Shelby Licensing, Inc.

Shelby Automobiles Inc. manufactures high performance Shelby vehicles, including the new 2007 Ford Shelby GT, under the guidance of the legendary Carroll Shelby. Continue reading →


30
Jul 10

Putin roars into Ukraine biker fest – BAD ASS!


Russia’s Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has staged another display of his macho, regular guy image, joining a gathering of bikers in Ukraine astride a three-wheeled Harley Davidson clad in black.

Putin, whose approval ratings slumped last month to the lowest level of his two-year premiership, frequently shows up at quirky events that critics call publicity stunts, though his spokespeople deny it. Continue reading →


30
Jul 10

Concept Motorcycle of the past: 2007 Suzuki Biplane


Make: Suzuki
Model: Biplane
Concept year: 2007
Production year -
Engine: V4 cylinder

The Suzuki Biplane which was revealed at the 2007 Tokyo Motor Show is a concept motorbike inspired by Biplanes. Rather an unusual source of inspiration, the design uses colors similar to the canvas often found on older aircraft, and the lack of any wind protection would also leave the rider exposed to the elements – similar to the pilot of an open-top aircraft. Continue reading →


30
Jul 10

Harley Davidson Unveils 3 New Models for 2011


Harley-Davidson has unveiled 3 new bikes in its just announced 2011 lineup, the entry level Sportster SuperLow, the dirt-tracker inspired XR1200X and the fully dressed Road Glide Ultra.

The 883 SuperLow replaces the 883 Low in Harley’s Sportster range and according to H-D spokesperson Paul James, is a model “aimed squarely at people who are new to motorcycling,” The SuperLow, retains much of its predecessor, including its near to the ground seat height, (648 mm or 25.5 inches for imperialists) but H-D says it has taken lessons learned from its development of the new XR1200X and changed tire size and front fork angle accordingly to give the SuperLow “significant gains in maneuverability. Continue reading →


29
Jul 10

Eric’s CB550 Cafe Racer


I love builds like this Eric sends in this outstanding garage built CB550 Cafe Racer. His solution to the spoked wheel / modern fork combination is something a lot of folks are looking for.

Eric Writes:

I cranked up the res on my camera and snapped some more pics yesterday afternoon; I hope these look a little better. I also included a pic that I took when I first picked it up just to give you an idea of where I started from. Continue reading →


29
Jul 10

170HP GG Quadster – Quadzilla


If you’re looking for a major ego bolstering, you may want to add the CG Quadster to your stable of steeds. If attention is what you crave, this Swiss-built machine — a cross between an ATV and a Formula racecar — will start more conversations than Jeremiah Wright. The GG Quadster, which comes fitted with the BMW K1200S engine. Power is up to 167bhp – adequate for the 370 kilo Quadster. Claimed performance figures are zero to 100km/h in 3.5 seconds, and a top speed of about 215km/h. Continue reading →


29
Jul 10

Hayabusa Reverse Trike TT-’Busa


The Hayabusa is probably one of the most modified and customized motorcycles ever produced, sooner or later, if it’s been done to any bike, it will eventually be done to a Hayabusa. So, I wasn’t too surprised when I saw this, but I have to think it could get a little interesting in high speed turns. Continue reading →


28
Jul 10

KTM 2011 BIKES – They just know how to make a Dirt Bike


KTM’s Mattighofen factory in Austria has invested a huge amount of effort in developing the latest Offroad motorcycles for the 2010 season with the clear aim of improving the advantage on loose ground even more. Star of the KTM model range is the revolutionary MX1 innovation, the 350 SX-F.
The current motorsport season is well underway and the KTM factory riders have already claimed a slew of podiums on the latest “Made in Austria“ Offroaders. Now the sports brand from Austria presents the line-up of brand new motorcycles for the Model Year 2011. Continue reading →


28
Jul 10

George Clooney and Woody Harrelson – Lake Como Motorcycle ride


George Clooney gave Woody Harrelson a two-wheeled tour of Lake Como yesterday. It’s Woody’s second overseas adventure in the past few weeks after recently competing in the UNICEF fundraiser Soccer Aid in the UK. George frequently plays gracious host to his celebrity friends, including an ex who was spotted out on the lake with his current girlfriend, Elisabetta Canalis, this week. It’s coming up on a year anniversary for Elisabetta, who took her first spins with Clooney last Summer. Continue reading →


28
Jul 10

Jesse Rooke’s Bobber


Here’s a first look for our fans at Jesse’s new Bobber. Built on a Swift platform, Jesse’s version features a ton of upgrades from Performance MachineFMF andEdelbrock, blended together into a bike that’s a blast to ride with a look that’s pure Rooke. The goal is to get this bike into a limited production run with a targeted MSRP of $25k-$30k in the near future. Continue reading →