How long do you think it takes BMW to make a (previous-gen) S1000RR? 2 hours. Learn that and more in this interesting (and weirdly-dramatic) documentary about their plant in Berlin.
While you’re waiting for my review of the new Kawasaki Z H2 to go live on Cycle News, I thought you might enjoy a small peek behind the curtain because we don’t always get to see this kind of thing when a new motorcycle is released. Here are some design sketches that Kawasaki was willing to share. Which one’s your …
Bike-urious reader Steve King was at the 14th Annual Dania Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show yesterday, and he’s kindly ofered to share some photos from his visit for those of you that weren’t able to attend!
I’m just about to land in Vegas – hopefully I’ll see you at the Mecum auction on Saturday? If you’re not able to make it, don’t forget that you can watch the auctions live online!
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I met Matthias Beier a couple of years ago in the motorcycle industry as he is the Marketing Coordinator for Shoei Helmets – you may remember the X-14 I enjoyed so much that I had a custom livery created for it by Velocity Tape? Early in 2019, we were discussing a CBX that was in his family, and then I …
Mark Suslik (who also goes by “The White Wolf”), is a Polish rider who has a tremendous amount of experience riding in freezing temperature. Two days ago, he left on a trip to the “coldest village on earth” – Oymyakon, Siberia – where he expects to see AVERAGE temperatures of -46°C (-50.8°F). His mount? A 1987 Honda XL600. Oh, and …
The most recent episode of Jay Leno’s Garage features a motorcycle from Jay’s own collection. Specifically, it’s a machine that was way ahead of its time – the Scott Flying Squirrel TT Replica.
Just in time for some fancy Christmas shopping, Ducati has announced something called the Memorabilia Project, “giving, for the first time, fans of the Bologna-based bike manufacturer the chance to purchase certified parts from bikes used in recent years by MotoGP and Superbike team riders.”
It’s always a good day when Petrolicious releases a motorcycle-focused video, and this one is especially interesting. They start by asking the redundant question, “Is it practical to ride an Italian sportbike from Amsterdam to Cape Town?” Meet Peter Muurman, who has covered almost 62,500 miles on his Ducati 998 in 54 different countries!
The trailer for the newest Bond movie was released yesterday, and there’s a Triumph Scrambler 1200 in a supporting role. Near the end of the trailer, there’s a motorcycle jump that’s worth a closer look – and thankfully someone on YouTube has provided just that.
I’m using Thanksgiving break to catch up on some stories that I’ve let slip! Did you see my recap from the Quail? Good – now here’s a picture gallery from this year’s Handbuilt Motorcycle Show.
RADwood is coming to Southern California (specifically Orange County) on December 7th, and they want to see more rad 80s-90s motorcycles. On Black Friday, they’ll be running a sale for FREE motorcycle/scooter/moped entries – so what are you waiting for?
You may remember that the baby Vyrus I featured a few months ago eventually found a home at Iconic Motorbikes, with whom I’ve partnered to start an auction site. We recently let the Vyrus go up for bidding, and the winner is already putting it to good use!