When is a go-kart not just a simple vehicle used at the track? When it's powered by a motorcycle engine. "With buying a business and the extra work involved it doesn't leave me with much time for a car project at the moment, but I had to do something with the little spare time I've got, so I decided to build the kids (me mostly) a go-cart out of that old Kawasaki KZ-650 motorcycle engine that I bought at a swap meet about 15 years ago for $30," said its creator. 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 the 7 dumbest Batman gadgets.
Maxwell Hazan is a world renowned bike builder, and his latest creation is no slouch. "The Musket" started with two Royal Enfield 500cc engines that were fused into a single 1000cc V-twin, thanks to Aniket Vardhan. "The Musket is a project that I have wanted to build for years; even before I built motorcycles for a living, I used to drool over this hand-made gem of an engine. It's essentially where the build started. It's a work of art that was hand-carved from a block of wood, hand-cast at a foundry and then hand-machined, all by the amazing Aniket Vardhan to make this, the 1000cc Musket V-twin engine," said Hazan. Click here to view the first image in this week's geek life gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the new Rogue One trailer that was re-cut with Empire Strikes Back footage.
We know that the Lotus C-01 is limited to 100-units worldwide and created by former Bugatti designer Daniel Simon (also known for the TRON: Legacy Lightcycle), but one has actually hit the market, and it'll cost you more than many supercars: $400,000. It's powered by a KTM 1195cc V-twin engine producing 175-horsepower, sourced from the RC8R superbike. What sets this example apart from the other 99 is that it's the only one in modern Lotus Formula 1 livery in North America. Continue reading for more pictures and information.
Not just a concept, the Confederate X132 Hellcat Combat managed to hit 172.2 mph on the Bonneville Salts - 200 mph on asphalt - making it the fastest big block American V-twin motorcycle yet. It's powered by a 2,163cc, 160-horsepower engine, mated to a 5-speed transmission. You also get a custom suspension, BlackStone Tek Carbon Fiber wheels, front Beringer / rear Brembo brakes, LED lighting, all packaged into a bike that weighs under 500-pounds. 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 50-foot flamethrower in ultra slow motion.
Auto enthusiast Larry Medwig from Painesville, Ohio has a passion for motorcycles, so much so that he decided to build a "tractor cycle". This creation is exactly as it sounds, a motorcycle made from several individual parts re-purposed from old vehicles. The engine was sourced from an International Harvester LB, the transmission from a Crosley automobile, the wheels from a David Bradley, while the frame and forks are custom-built from pipe fittings. What stands out the most is the main body, taken from the front of a Farmall Cub tractor. 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 magical LEGO powers.
Always wanted a Star Wars Speeder Bike? If so, Vintage Works has created a motorcycle that aims to replicate the vehicle, minus the technology. However, riders can not only use the handlebars to steer the motorcycle, but also control the flaps at the front, while an integrated sound system fires off sound effects for added effect. Click here to view the first image in this week's funny autocorrect texts gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of high dynamic NASA rocket test footage that looks out of this world.
Designed by Russia-based Motovezedhody, the Taurus 2x2 is a 132-pound, two-wheel drive motorbike that goes anywhere, and can be disassembled in minutes, with all its parts fitting in the back of a truck. Thanks to its 12-inch wide, 25-in in diameter fat tires, it easily tackles mud and / or icy conditions with ease. A 3-gallon fuel tank enables riders to whip around for up to 10-hours straight. "Due to the light weight all-terrain, this vehicle is very easy to operate in difficult conditions. In just five minutes, you can detach the front fork with the wheel and remove the racks and place it in the truck of a car when needed," according to the company's website. 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 stop-motion super fight.
So, you just purchased a new electric vehicle, but want a matching motorcycle? Look no further than the Lito Green Motion Sora Signature Series. At under $50,000, it's powered by a three-phase electric motor, paired with a CVT transmission, that generates 66.4 lb-ft of torque to the road, allotting a top speed of 118 mph, and an impressive 124 miles of range. Continue reading for a full video review and more information. Click here for a few bonus images of the bike.
Sam Turner has has a passion for motorcycles ever since he received his first one at age 8. When he was 12, his father taught him how to weld, and the rest is history. His latest project is the most ambitious ever...an AWD hydrostatic diesel motorcycle. In other words, it's based around an 840cc direct injection V-twin diesel engine, paired with two RHB31 turbochargers to keep it symmetrical. To operate it as a hydrostatic - the wheel motors are turned using hydraulic fluid - a single-sided AWD system was installed. 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
K-Speed Customs has customized a Ducati M1100, and calls it "Darth Mostro", complete with a blacked out paint job worthy of Darth Vader. This cafe racer began had its stock seat and tail section removed, exposing the rear wheel, which essentially converts it into a solo ride. The seat is finished in quality black leather, while the stock tank was left in place. Continue reading for more pictures and information.