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Captain America Motorcycle Suit

UD Replicas is back at it again, and this time, the motorcycle suit extraordinaires have unveiled a Captain America edition. It's officially licensed by Marvel and designed to look exactly like it was straight from an Avengers movie. Featuring the patriotic red, white and blue color scheme, the one piece motorcycle suit is constructed from extremely durable leather to handle the toughest of tasks. It boasts CE Approved Body Armor in the forearm, shoulder, and includes a spine protector in the back. Continue reading for a hands-on video and more information.

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Dark as Night Batman Motorcycle Helmet

You've probably seen or at least heard of the HD100, formerly known as "Dark as Night", Batman motorcycle helmet from Helmet Dawg, but now customers are posting videos of themselves wearing this geeky creation. Just to recap, it starts out as a DOT-approved GMax GM48S Platinum Series full face motorcycle helmet, and is meticulously transformed into what you see above. The original customization process hit some snags when it came to the ears and browline accents, but after lots of hard work, a Dark Knight-worthy helmet was the result. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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PGM V8 Motorycle

Think of the PGM V8 Motorcycle as the muscle car of sport bikes, and rightfully so. It's powered by a 1996cc, 90° 2.0L V8 engine that generates an impressive 334 horsepower @ 12,800 rpm and 157.7 lb-ft of torque, mated to a 6-speed sequential gearbox, along with a wet multi-disc clutch. Despite the powerful engine, this motorcycle weighs just 534-pounds, thanks to its carbon fiber chassis. Other features include: an Ohlins suspension with Brembo brakes, twin titanium 4-into-2-into-1 exhausts custom-built by Akrapovic, a machined aluminum subframe at the rear, 48mm FGRT301 USD forks and Michelin tires on aluminum forged Marchesini spoked wheels. Continue reading for a video and more pictures.

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Spider-Man Motorcycle Helmets

Custom made by Dony Custom, these geeky Spider-Man helmets are most certainly DOT-approved lookers, but we don't recommend using them in battle, especially Green Goblin. They come in a variety of colors and sizes (up to XXL, taking approximately two weeks each to prepare. Regardless of model, they use the same HJC CS-R1 helmet with smoke visor as the base. Continue reading for two videos.

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Skully P1 Motorcycle Helmet

You may have seen or heard about this motorcycle helmet in the past, but there's now an official ship date, and it's December 2015. Touted as the "world's smartest motorcycle helmet," the Skully AR-1 (Augmented Reality) features a 180°, rear-facing camera and a small display placed in the bottom right portion of your field of view, which enables riders to see everything behind them. The company has also developed a proprietary interface that brings turn-by-turn directions and a few other basic pieces of info to the HUD, all with the purpose of reducing the mental load placed on the rider. Simply pair your smartphone via Bluetooth and you'll be set to ride. Continue reading for two more videos and more information.

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Ducati 1199 Panigale TerraCorsa Off-Road Superbike

There are superbikes, and then Ducati's 1199 Panigale TerraCorsa, a superbike built for trails found in the great outdoors. Portland-based MotoCorsa equipped the bike with knobby tires to handle the roughest terrain, modified disc brakes, increased ground clearance, and a skid plate to protect the engine from debris. Adding to the rugged theme, MotoCorsa decided upon a military-inspired paint job. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny work pictures gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of a cockatoo bird who discovers a voice-changing cup.

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Harley-Davidson Softail Slim

Winston Yeh and the team at Rough Crafts have it again, and this time, they've revealed the stunning Harley-Davidson Softail Slim. The bobber-style bike has been nicknamed "Crowned Stallion," seamlessly fusing vintage design with modern technology. Looking like it rolled right off the Harley Davidson showroom, this bike has been outfitted with a 16-inch vintage wheel up front and a 15" in back. Continue reading to see five more custom Harleys that auto enthusiasts would love.

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Art Deco Motorcycle

This custom 1930 KJ Henderson Art Deco motorcycle definitely belongs in a museum...or the Batcave. Created by Frank Westfall of Syracuse, New York, it's powered by an inline-4 air-cooled engine. Westfall decided to ditch the original two-tone color scheme in favor of an all-black paint job. This bike, the Streamline (aka "KJ"), was originally manufactured from 1929-1931, and could reach a top speed of 100 mph (160 km/h), which was quite fast for that period. It also features leading-link forks and an illuminated speedometer built into the fuel tank. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos of today, including a guy who managed to play "Teardrops" with vegetables and some high-tech gadgets.

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Lazareth Wazuma V8F

Priced at $250,000USD, the Lazareth Wazuma V8F Matte Edition is a quad that belongs in the garage of Bruce Wayne. It's powered by a 3.0L V8 Ferrari engine, mated to a handlebar controlled 6-speed sequential gear box sourced from a BMW M3. To help stop this beast, Lazareth went with Brembo brake calipers attached to four 324mm rotors, and 285-30ZR18 slicks in the front, along with even beefier 315-30ZR18 slicks in the rear. Continue reading for a video and more information.

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BMW R1200S Animal

Mad Max: Fury Road is set to hit theaters this week, and the BMW R1200S Animal looks to be straight from the movie. Successor to BWM's R1100S, this update is equipped with a 120-horsepower powerplant, military mesh covered fuel tank, and a set of Ohlin shocks to ensure a swift escape. The micro taillights add a nice subtle touch, while the olive green seat was the perfect way for its designers, Pedro Garcia and Efraon Triana, to finish this thing off. Continue reading for more pictures.

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