Tagged: motorcycle

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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Hard Rock Café Racer – Modified Harley Davidson exudes the spirit of rock and roll

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It has to be nirvana when music and fast rides come together. I say this because renowned US restaurant Hard Rock Café is going to add a custom Harley Davidson to the collection of their rock and roll relics. Just have a look at this machine in steampunk feel, exhibit the charm of musical instruments. Yes folks, this cruise bike designed by polish custom bike company Game Over Cycles (GOC) is something you can’t take your eyes off.
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BMW’s new motorcycle is smartest, most futuristic and safest ever

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It was the occasion of BMW’s 100th birthday, and German Automotive Brand took the opportunity to unveil four concept vehicles with a vision for the next 100 years. At the event in California, BMW debuted the BMW Motorrad ‘Vision Next 100’ concept motorcycle along with three other Rolls Royce, Mini and BMW concepts revealed earlier. The Motorrad motorcycle is designed for ultimate riding experience; it is designed to be so artificially intelligent that a rider can ride it safely without any protective gear including a helmet. 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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V8 engine-powered custom trike apt for Mad Max world

V8 engine powered custom trike

The vehicles featured in Mad Max: Fury Road were extreme and induced adrenaline rush as they intimidated in the post-apocalyptic era. Many around the world were inspired by their design and decided to make one for themselves, having design inspirations from the ones shown in the movie. But this trike was made even before the movie got released and I can’t believe it didn’t catch anybody’s eye. Just look at this thing, its brute power and looks unlike any three-wheeler that you’ve seen so far.
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Yamaha MotoBot – Superbike driving robot warns Valentino Rossi to beware

Motorcycle driving robot MotBot

At the opening day of Tokyo Motor Show 2015, Yamaha pulled up a surprise that caught everyone’s eye. They announced an autonomous motorcycle riding humanoid robot which is going to beat the best of MotoGP riders in the coming years. Yamaha like to call it Motobot and although it sounds something right out from the fiction movies, it is as real as it can get. Yamaha chose the 1000cc R1M motorcycle as the ride for this humanoid to drive on an abandoned airfield at hair-raising speeds.
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Honda Project 2&4 debuts at 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

Honda Project 2&4 at 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show

Honda has unveiled its Project 2&4, a combination of global creativity and craftsmanship at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show in Berlin. Celebrating Honda’s position as the world’s leading engine manufacturer, Project 2&4 merges the brand’s unique capabilities in two- and four-wheel mobility into one impressive vehicle. Honda’s Project 2&4 is based on the winning entry from Honda’s ‘Global Design Project’ and comes with an open cockpit and a floating seat design for immersive driving experience.
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