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Apr 14

Marquez untouchable at Austin for second successive win


MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez utterly dominated the Red Bull Grand Prix of the Americas race, taking victory by a four second margin from his Repsol Honda teammate Dani Pedrosa, with Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) completing the podium. Continue reading →

Apr 14

eBay find / ’79 Honda CB750


This particular 1979 example might not be your average Honda CB750 custom cafe, but Jake Smith’s (a former mechanic of Exile Cycles) creation does look cool. Hit the link for three more images. Continue reading →

Apr 14

Marquez untouchable on Friday in Texas


MotoGP World Champion Marc Marquez was fastest in both Friday free practice sessions at the Circuit of the Americas, ending FP2 a considerable 1.005s margin quicker than Andrea Dovizioso, whilst Dani Pedrosa was third best. Marquez set a best time of 2’03.490s to lead the way at the state-of-the-art track in Texas where he took his first premier class victory in 2013 and on Saturday he will be a clear favourite to repeat his pole position from last year. Indeed Marquez set his best Friday time on a hard tyre and was less than 0.5s from his own pole record set on a medium tyre 12 months ago. Continue reading →

Apr 14

Burnt Nickel II / ’70 Honda CB / Kott Motorcycles


The name of this bike is indicative of the heat-treated steel that has been clear-coated to create a unique and raw finish. Several components from front to back and bottom to top have been given the warmth of nickel electroplating. Lastly, this is the second motorcycle on which Kott has showcased this aesthetic marbleized effect. The retrofitted front drum brake, the sweeping valance header pipe stemming from the freshly rebuilt 400 F motor, the infamously sought after 400 F tank, the handmade steel seat coupled with brown leather upholstery, and the stainless wheel spokes all create a series of warm finishes that give this bike an extremely unique appeal. As the original Burnt Nickel currently resides in Australia, the Burnt Nickel II is destined for Vancouver, Canada – both examples of Kott Motorcycles’ worldwide presence. Continue reading →

Apr 14

Honda’s 1000cc Mean Mower is the world’s fastest lawnmower!


Honda UK’s Mean Mower has officially broken the Guinness worlds title for the Fastest lawnmower, averaging 116.57 mph to break the previous record by almost 30mph. The successful Guinness World Records attempt took place under the watchful eye of a Guinness World Records Adjudicator at the IDIADA Proving Ground, in Tarragona, Spain. Behind the wheel was Piers Ward of BBC TopGear Magazine, who had previously achieved a fastest speed on Mean Mower of 87mph. This time around, Piers eclipsed the previous record of 87.83mph, set in May 2010. Continue reading →

Apr 14

Twinline Moto Shoot / Todd Blubaugh

Talented shutterbug Todd Blubaugh showing off his skills.

Mar 14

Daily Inspiration / Honda Scrambler


Mar 14

Marquez overcomes Rossi to take Qatar win


World Champion Marc Marquez started his MotoGP title defence with a victory in Qatar, beating Valentino Rossi in a close battle, with Dani Pedrosa coming home third. Repsol Honda’s 21 year-old rider produced a gritty performance to take maximum points despite breaking his leg in preseason and missing the last two MotoGP tests. Continue reading →

Mar 14

Inspired by anime / Honda NM4 Vultus


Honda announces the new NM4 Vultus, a ground-breaking machine inspired by futuristic machines seen in the anime and manga television and film styles, known collectively as “Japanimation”. Created by a young design team who remained true to their original concept at every stage through to production, the NM4 Vultus brings radical style to the streets, with function from the future for a new breed of rider. Continue reading →

Mar 14

’66 Little Honda P25 / Chicara Nagata


You’d think builders have been there and done that, taking inspiration from possibly everything under the sun – aircrafts, boats, cars, electronics, animals, architecture, you name it. But a security camera? Check out this incredibly cool Sony/Honda HD security camera/vintage motorcycle hybrid. Continue reading →