Rough Crafts' Winston Yeh is back at it again, and his latest creation is based on the Brutale 800 RR. Called the "Ballistic Trident," this bike has been given a complete carbon fiber makeover, and its new dustbin fairing servers as a sleek tribute to vintage racing and gives it an even more unique look. It was designed with a full-scaled 3D model, and then carved from a huge chunk of wood, before it was molded into carbon fiber. The entire thing can be mounted / dismounted in a a few minutes, with the clamp designed to fit a headlight without the fairing. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Motocrosser Robbie Maddison teamed up with DC shoes to fulfill a three year long 'pipe dream', and they spent countless hours fitting a dirt bike with fins, waterproof sealed engines, as well as different rear tire designs to make it both on / off road capable. That's right, when you're not riding the waves, it can be used like any other dirt bike, hitting the trails. Continue reading for a two part behind-the-scenes video series, more pictures and additional information.
There are choppers, and then Japanese designer Kota Nezu's "Zecoo" electric motorcycle. Hand assembled, the bike's various parts are made from sculpted aluminum alloy block with an innovative frame layout centered around the electric components, while the hub steering mechanism is designed to accommodate the battery's weight to maintain steering ability. It can be fully charged in just 4-hours and its power source provides a maximum torque of 144 Nm and 160km range. One caveat: all 49 units have already been sold. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one showing five vintage gadgets being put to the test.
Unlike other e-bikes, the futuristic Aero E Racer blurs the line between petrol-powered cafe racers and an electric city bike. Powered by an electric motor from Tacita, maker of the T-Race electric rally bike, it generates around 75-horsepower, thanks to a 10.6 kWh battery pack. It sits on a tubular chrome moly steel frame, has a front-mounted GoPro for live videos, and is finished with carbon / kevlar body panels. An iPhone-connected dashboard ensures easy access to vital information. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Think of the Johammer J1 as a Tesla Powerwall you can actually ride. Designed by Leonie and Jean-Marie Lawniczak, this electric motorcycle comes equipped with an air-cooled 11 kW rear-wheel hub single-speed maintenance-free motor, that has a peak power output of 16 kW. The entire bike is encapsulated in 7mm thick polypropylene, made in Italy by a company that specializes in modular plastic furniture, while corrugated lines in draws inspiration from World War II-era Junkers Ju.52 "Tante Ju". Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information. Click here for a few bonus images of some awesome Confederate motorcycles.
There's the Viper V10 motorcycle, and then this beast. Auto enthusiast Chuck Beck wanted to build a custom motorcycle unlike any other, so he decided to use a Lamborghini Espada V12 engine. That's right, the engine is mated to a Volkswagen Type 3 transaxle and the motorcycle itself tops out 140mph. Other notable features include a radiator located in the very back of the bike to keep heat away from the rider while they controls the bike with custom linkage. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of an iPhone 7 being put in a bowl of the world's strongest acid.
Rough Crafts' Winston Yeh drew inspiration from multiple classic BMWs when designing the R nineT's new bodywork. You'll find itsaluminum fuel tank borrows lines from late 70s and early 80s airheads, while still retaining modern day components, such as the fuel pump, battery and electronics box. With 110 horsepower ready to go, the 1170 cc boxer twin doesn't require much of a tune to get you speeding around town. "I met BMW's Head of Vehicle Design, Ola Stenegard, many times at different bike shows. We talked about what we could do together. But then BMW Motorrad Taiwan contacted me without knowing about our relationship, saying they want me to build a custom R nineT. Naturally Munich jumped on it, and made it an officially endorsed 'Soul Fuel' build," said Yeh. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of a dog that wins the mannequin challenge.
It's only a matter of time until we see a Tesla motorcycle, and Jans Slapins gives us a preview of what such a vehicle could look like. Called the "Model M", this sleek motorcycle is powered by a 204 PS (150kW) electric motor that has four different computer-controlled modes, including: Race, Cruise, Standard and Eco. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Priced at $92,000 and limited to under 100-units worldwide, the Confederate Wraith B120 isn't just eye candy. Featuring a triple load path carbon fiber frame, an aircraft-grade billet aluminum fuselage / bulkhead, and an eye-catching front suspension that is a proprietary Confederate Motors design featuring double wishbones machined from aircraft-grade billet aluminum, joined to aerodynamic carbon fiber blades with a Penske coil over. Power comes from a V-twin producing a zippy 130 lb-ft of torque and 125hp. With a dry weight of just 390-pounds, the Wraith is a very quick motorcycle. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of
Just when you thought motorcycle helmets couldn't get any cooler, Rezzer Custom introduces the "Predator Wolf", which is exactly as it sounds, complete with teeth. "Custom helmet 'Predator Wolf' has all the qualities of the original motorcycle helmet as the motorcycle helmet of integral class HJC TR-1 / HJC IS- 16, which has passed all the necessary tests at the factory and has received a safety certificate "DOT / ECE22.05R", is used as a basis," according to the company. One caveat: you'll have to shell out $1,048 to get your hands on one. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for the five most popular viral videos today, including one of someone cutting titanium Batarangs with a 60,000psi water jet.