Tagged: Bike

Zortrax creates lightweight and powerful 3D printed motorcycle

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Europe-based 3D printing solutions company Zortrax has come up with their first attempt to create a 3D printed motorcycle which is currently in prototype stage and very close to hitting the roads. Their inspiration for making a bike came from their staff members, most of whom are motorcycle enthusiasts. The team choose 600cc as their ideal power unit as most of the lightweight and powerful bikes fall in this middleweight category.
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Vietnamese mechanic’s homemade 1930 Henderson KJ Streamline motorbike

Custom 1930 Henderson KJ Streamline

The powerful Henderson Motorcycle came like a bang in the early 1912 and disappeared in a lull by the year 1931. In its short life-term, the motorcycle company became the first choice for law enforcement personnel and two-wheeler enthusiasts who liked a powerful machine on the road. Well, 1930 Henderson KJ Streamline has become a collectibles dream now, and only a few are left. What you see in the video below is not a Henderson KJ Streamline motorcycle, but a replica made to look and sound exactly like it.
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Kwiggle folding bike is that last mile commuter you were waiting for

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If you’re looking for a serious last mile commuting option, the Kwiggle is a good option. Yes there are many similar folding bikes out there, but this one makes the cut for being there amid the best because after about three years into make and brake, the wonderful foldable bike is finally headed for Kickstarter to realize its dream. That’s a lot of patience considering that there are new similar bikes rolling into the market every now and then. Read More…

DIY solar-powered trike made from scrap, really comfortable to ride

solar powered trike made from scrap

People around the world are creating all sorts of eco-friendly ways to commute. A Canadian named Nathan Muller is the latest to join the force. Muller has built a solar-powered trike and it’s made entirely from scrap. Built over a few months, the trike’s highpoint is of course the 3 feet by 5 feet solar panel on its roof. But what really catches the eye is the cool car-like seat with backrest that you can lean back on, on a clean, green ride through the town. Read More…

Man builds 1,200 kg functional bicycle, aims for the world record for heaviest bike

Frank Dose world's heaviest bicycle What do you do when you visit a scrap yard; you probably pick the handiest of things to build a usable product. For Frank Dose from Rade, German, big is the new small. Using mammoth wheels from an industrial fertilizer spreader and with apple amount of scrap steel, sourced from all possible places including scrap yards, Dose has built a 2,072 pounds (940 kg) bicycle that he wants to ride into the record books as the world’s heaviest functional bike. Read More…

Vintage Works builds functional Speeder Bike motorcycle

Speeder bike motorcycle

We’ve seen our share of Star Wars memorabilia, here’s a new one chasing the dream. The Speeder Bike from Return of the Jedi. This one doesn’t fly through Endor, but better than any to ride on road (not sure if it will be street legal). Created by Vintage Works, the Speeder Bike motorcycle is more than a replica and if you want it, you may need to convince these guys at Vintage Works to build you one. Make sure you have the cash do buy it. Read More…

Lightweight all-terrain bike disassembles in just five minutes

Taurus 2x2 all-terrain vehicle

Taurus 2×2 all-terrain vehicle

Have a look at this detachable and light-weight bike designed by Motovezedhody. Dubbed as Taurus 2X2 this off-road demon is made for quick tours uphill or scaling mud laden tracks. The bike weighs just 132 pounds in total, and when the job is done you can disassemble and put it into the boot of your vehicle. Since the bike is specifically made of rough terrain, therefore it goes at a top speed of 22 mph (35 km/h) powered by a Honda GX210 engine.
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Maserati V8 engine powered Lazareth LM 847 motorbike is what Batman would die for

Lazareth LM 847 motorcycle

This mean looking machine fit for Gotham’s superhero Batman is the work of French automotive manufacturer Lazareth. Having four wheels in total the motorcycle is one machine that will let loose your imagination. Deriving its power from a 4.7-liter Maserati V8 engine, the Lazareth LM 847 is nothing like you have seen so far. It is a machine worth riding in your dreams and I’m sure you’ll be already doing that.
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ShockStop is a bike accessory that smoothens your ride by 70%

ShockStop bike accessory

All of us have been riding bikes for ages now, and still one thing remains the same. The impact shocks that you get while riding rough terrain can result in body ache and discomfort if done for a very long time. The saddle does absorb majority of the impact coming from the rear wheel, but the shocks coming from the front wheel are transferred directly to the rider’s body. This leads to discomfort and pain, especially when you have to take on uneven terrain for long duration of time. Not only does it lead to chances of a chronic injury, but also force you as a rider to cut down on speed while riding.
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P51G2 “Combat Fighter” motorcycle lives up to its name

 Confederate Motorcycles P51G2 Combat Fighter

Confederate Motorcycles P51G2 Combat Fighter

Confederate Motorcycles is a well-known name when we speak of custom motorcycles and we expect nothing less than pure awesomeness from them. They have pulled the drapes off their new creation dubbed P51G2 Combat Fighter and it is nothing less than impressive. Having a design of futuristic chopper mixed with muscular motorbike, the bike invokes interest on first sight itself. I’ll call it a chopper, simply because of its elongated design that stretches to the rear and gives a very aerodynamic feel.
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