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New studio from Xenophya Design

7 April, 2020
Design firm Xenophya, dedicated specifically to motorcycle design projects, has opened a new studio in the UK, and taking a look at these pics just makes you want to get your hands all dirty, playing around with clay and letting…

HBMoto 250 Sport Cruiser, copy of Storz XR 1200?

7 April, 2020
Back to the topic of Chinese copy motorcycles, a few of which we saw at the Eicma show in Milan, here we take a look at the HBMoto 250 Sport Cruiser.The HBMoto model seems to be a copycat version of…

Spartan V Roadster with Ducati engine

7 April, 2020
It didn’t take long for someone to decide to stick a Ducati engine in a sports car, but it isn’t Desmosedici engine, but a 170 hp Ducati 1198S engine. This cool looking red car comes from Down Under and has…

Valentino Rossi uses Dainese D-Air at Jerez

7 April, 2020
If you remember Alison’s post on Valentino Rossi testing the Dainese D-Air suit and from the photos you can see at Rossi was wearing these new hi-tech leathers at Jerez.

Motorcycle design Hyundai motorbike

6 April, 2020
The Japanese brands are legendary in the world of motorcycling and frankly, we’re often suprised not to see new entries on the market from famous Asian automotive brands. Designer Min Seong Kim fixes that problem for us today with this…

Britten V1000E Motorcycle Concept

4 April, 2020
/It’s always interesting to see what designers can come up with when they set their mind to it. This electric motorcycle concept is what Kiwi designer Selwyn Shadbolt calls the “Britten V1000E” a design tribute to the original V1000.While no…

Brammo Empulse with six-speed transmission

4 April, 2020
After Brammo motorcycles jointly developed its Integrated Electric Transmission with SMRE Engineering, they went ahead and used it for their Brammo Engage and Encite electric motorcycles. Since then, reports from the US of the first Brammo Empulse models to be…

Jaguar Motorcyle becomes NightShadow (w/video)

3 April, 2020
Almost a year ago we showed you the pics of a highly singular motorcycle concept created by Massow Concept Cycles and designed by interior designer Barend Hemmes a Jaguar shaped motorcycle. The big cat has been renamed NightShadow and it’s…

Mo2or start-up motorcycle design competition

2 April, 2020
If you’re a budding motorcycle designer, or you’re just fed up with the same old designs from the same old companies, you might want to head over to Mo2or to see what’s going on at Steve Pritchard’s start up company.…

Motorcycle design modern cafe racers

1 April, 2020
The Italians are describing this Nembo 32 modern café racer as a complete novelty in the world of motorcycling. Presented a few months ago, the Nembo motorcycle has undergone its latest evolution and is now track testing on the Franciacorta…

More images from the WSBK round at Brno

1 April, 2020
We’ve got another big batch of images from the weekend’s eighth World Superbike round at Brnowhere first Marco Melandri and then Max Biaggi salted Carlos Checa’s game.

Quantya EVO-1 Strada: ecological off road vehicles

31 March, 2020
The Swiss company Quantya produces an off-road electric vehicle called Track. Destined for track use only, this model now has an heir in the Strada.This little gem is now available for city use, and the company has decided to equip…

Ducati Superlight 1100 Concept

31 March, 2020
This Ducati Superlight 1100 Concept comes from young Italian graduand, Mario Antonioli, studying industrial design at Milan’s Politecnico University. The motorcycle design looks like a kind of mix of European sports style and some café racer elements, in a bike…

T-Max Protex 01, with a Ducati 749 engine

29 March, 2020
The T-Max Protex 01 is a project conceived by Fuorigirimoto, for a scooter with motorcycle’s engine. Our contacts over at Special tried it out and liked what they saw.Basically, this is a T-Max equipped with a Ducati 749 engine. A…

Brammo motorcycles coming to Europe?

29 March, 2020
Could the Brammo brand of electric motorcycles be coming to Europe? The American company brought over a couple of models to show at the 2010 EICMA show, creating curiosity for many who had their first chance to get up-close to…

BMW Concept C maxi-scooter live pics from EICMA 2010

28 March, 2020
It makes so much sense to us that BMW should create its own maxi-scooter model that we almost can’t believe it hasn’t done so before. The BMW Concept C has been presented live at the EICMA show and it made…

A lovely Hyperstrada!

26 March, 2020
What at first glance seems a personalised version of the Ducati Hypermotard, actually has other roots: and its name is Hyperstrada. Created by Style and Performance, a ligurian company producing aftermarket parts for every type of bike, has been successfully…

Moto Guzzi Griso and Ducati Hypermotard design concepts

25 March, 2020
Italian motorcycle design just got a touch of new talent with students from the IED design institute creating these designs based on the Moto Guzzi Griso and the Ducati Hypermotard. The Griso is a splendid bike but in this revolutionary…

Bike technology water-cooled BMW R1200GS

24 March, 2020
Touching up an icon like the BMW R1200GS is no easy task and so the German company has decided to go all out and just rebuild the whole thing, including fitting out its world-famous adventure tourer with a brand new…

Big Battery SE electric motorcycle concept

24 March, 2020
This hefty looking motorcycle concept from Paolo di Giusti. Described as a ‘big battery’ electric motorcycle, the idea is that it would have an electric motor in the rear hub and another one up front. The larger rear motor and…

Peugeot RD megalopolis concept at Shanghai

24 March, 2020
At the Beijing motor show last year, Peugeot presented a competition for car designers, to create a Peugeot prototype adapted to megalopolis cities. With more than 2,500 entries, the winner of this extraordinary competition was Carlos Arturo Torres Tovar, 27…

Hoverbike motorcycle-helicopter invention

24 March, 2020
An Australian inventor is developing this Hoverbike contraption which is a cross between a motorcycle and helicopter. The Hoverbike uses a 1,170cc boxer engine from a BMW motorcycle to power a pair of propellers. The controls are similar to a…

Suzuki Concept Scooters: SD-01 and SD-02

24 March, 2020
A surprise at the 29th Bangkok International Motorshow in Thailand was the presentation of two new Suzuki concept scooters. The show is generally dedicated to cars, but this year there was a sprinkling of motorcycles to give some variety.Not much…