A Close Look at the 2022 Kawasaki Z650RS 50th Anniversary Edition (video included)

A Close Look at the 2022 Kawasaki Z650RS 50th Anniversary Edition (video included)

The Kawasaki Z650 is based around a DOHC 649cc parallel-twin engine which has been unchanged in the carryover to the standard Z650RS and RS 50th Anniversary models, with the same amount of power - a peak of 67 hp at 8,000 rpm. The Z650 comes with a six-speed gearbox and a slipper/assist slipper clutch that enables lighter lever effort; the only real changes to the retro bikes appear to be ergonomically and in styling, which lends it's look to that timeless 1970's look of the original K …
23rd Feb 2022 vipcycle.com

Have you seen "The Musket"? (includes video)

The two-time winner of the “Bike of the Year” award, Maxwell Hazan and architect behind the motorcycle customs shop Hazan Motorworks, has just unveiled his latest project, “The Musket” – and it’s pretty cool to say the least."The Musket" as its called has an engine which was hand-carved from a block of wood, its surrounding frame built specifically to house it, and two very large BF Goodrich tires used to transfer all of the power to the road. Hazan employed such skill that only t …
28th Nov 2016 vipcycle.com

This Italian Duu Motorcycle Might Be the Most Customizable Bike of All Time

Italian manufacturer CR&S gives customers the opportunity of decking out their Duu motorcycle to their own custom liking. In order to make the bike truly unique, you can choose from a wide selection of customization options, both in terms of cosmetics and performance. The frame of the motorcycle boast a stainless steel tube construction, making it noticeably lightweight and rather fast.  The engine is powered by a X-Wedge V-twin motor that features 91 horsepower. Customization isn’ …
4th Apr 2016

Some crazy Frenchman put a Maserati V8 on a motorcycle and it's frekin' awesome

By now we have seen a lot, but we have never seen anything like this before. French builder Lazareth has showcased its new LM 847 at Geneva Auto Show and the motorcycle packs a full Maserati engine. The insane motorcycle comes with a 4.7-liter, 470hp, V8 engine out of a Maserati automobile, with the rest of the bike build around it. Without a doubt one of the most outlandish motorcycle concepts seen. It is certainly not practical, but you can be sure that you will not remain unnoticed with the L …
11th Mar 2016 http://www.highsnobiety.com/, http://www.motofire.com/

Have you seen the new Amphibious Motorcycle that lets you ride on land AND on water?

Serial amphibian creator Alan Gibbs has used the American International Motorcycle expo in Florida to launch three new outrageous recreational vehicles. Not satisfied making ridiculously fun-looking amphibious quadbikes, cars and trucks, Gibbs has now built two-and three-wheeled motorcycles that you can ride straight down a boat ramp into the water. At the touch of a button they convert to jet skis, retracting wheels out of the way and switching to jet propulsion. There’s almost no delay – the s …
10th Mar 2016 http://www.gizmag.com/

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