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Pic of the day: BMW F 800 GS in Italy

23 March, 2020
These beautiful shots show a trusty BMW F800GS touring a natural reserve not far from Italy’s lovely Urbino town in the Marche. The photos come from Italian Pierpaolo who describes his motorcycle tour as “incredible emotions with an all-purpose bike”.…

Pic of the day: Vespa 250cc twin cylinder

23 March, 2020
We thank Marcello and our colleagues at Motoblog for these shots of the Vespa twin cylinder 250cc, which we had to show you in our photo of the day category. If anyone recognises the engine, lest us know. It’s curious…

Your photos: spring motorcycle tours are (almost) here

23 March, 2020
This photo from the guys at Mondovaradero should give you an idea of how much snow has fallen in Italy this year, but we’re on the home straight to spring with some lovely sun. These shots come from a motorcycle…

Photo of the Day: The Spikes by Korncholio

22 March, 2020
Anton Malyshev aka Korncholio is a Russian photographer who sent us this magnificent photo, telling us about the Russian Ice Racing motorcycle championship final that took place on the 8th and 9th of January at Ufa, where 30 riders battled…

Pic of the day: vintage Ducati 200 Elite

21 March, 2020
This gorgeous 1962 Ducati 200 Elite is a later version of the original bike which appeared to great success in post-war Italy in 1958. It’s equipped with a 204 cc bevel-driven motor which had 18 hp and a top speed…

Pic of the day: Mini Ducati 1098 S Tricolore

21 March, 2020
This is not a design or reconstruction, but a real mini Ducati 1098 S Tricolore. We like it and would be happy to adopt one… Thanks to Roby for the pics, which you can find on Ottonero.

Mick Doohan and Motorcycle Safety (w/video)

21 March, 2020
Here’s another motorcycle safety video from Australia and very original because it uses MotoGP footage (hopefully Dorna gave their permission) and has The Thunder from Down Under, Mick Doohan who is already involved in SMART (Safer Motorcycle Advanced Rider Training)…

Photo of the day: Yamaha M1?

21 March, 2020
Luca has sent this shot of the day found on the community forum SV-Italia.it. It’s stretching it a little to call it an M1.

Vespa chariot

20 March, 2020
What do you get when you cross a Roman chariot with a Vespa? This Vespa chariot livery. Up close this funny motorcycle pic looks more like a Roman-medieval mix but the only thing missing for us is a little extra…

Photo of the day: Ducati 999RS Dragracing

20 March, 2020
Team Herman Jolink, riding the Ducati 999RS in Drachten (NL), finished 3rd during the Euro Series Super Twin Class, Top Gas Championship 2008.Best times: 402 meters in 8,479 seconds at 265 km/h0 to 100 km/h in only 1,242 seconds.I think…

Yamaha R1 wheelie spied on Google street maps

20 March, 2020
I knew Google could do a lot, but I certainly wasn’t expecting to see these shots of a Yamaha R1 wheelie in Marseilles captured on Google street view. If you swing the image, you can see the bike proceeding down…

Photo of the day: Ducati Hypermotard Trofeo

20 March, 2020
We thank Giorgio B, happy owner of a Ducati hypermotard, who sends us this photo of another different interpretation. After we saw a 3D Hypermotard Tricolore, here is the Ducati Hypermotard Trofeo. You will soon be able to send your…

Pic of the day: exercise bike furniture

20 March, 2020
A little off-topic but we had to share this one-wheeled exercise bike invention with you. Designed by Luca Schieppati for Lamiflex Spa, the ‘ciclotte’ is supposed to be an exercise bike that doubles as a snazzy piece of furniture, meaning…

Photo of the Day: Is Safety Gear an Optional?

19 March, 2020
The Ducati Desmosedici is a dream bike and it’s great to see it actually being used and not closed up in some sort of garage-museum for bike collectors only, but the guy riding it must be out of his mind…

Man fined for riding bike with BBQ attached

19 March, 2020
We all know Aussies love a good ‘barbie’, but this effort to pick up a used one is perhaps going too far. This funny motorcycle pic shows Michael Wiles riding along Melbourne’s Eastern freeway, looking through the grill of a…

Pic of the day: enjoying some scenic riding in Italy

15 March, 2020
You might not be able to do a motorcycle tour of the Dolomites anymore, but Italy has plenty of scenery you can enjoy from your bike, which can only mean a good thing for those areas picking up the tourism…

Your photos: riding a Vespa in the snow

14 March, 2020
These funny photos come from the guys at the Vespa Club Pavia. This Italian Vespa club seems very dedicated to get out for some fun in the snow with a smile on their face when riding in the cold. This…

Motorcycle pics: vacation's over

14 March, 2020
Get your stuff together and get back to work! How much stuff can you fit on a Moto Guzzi Griso? Or a BMW K1300R? Quite a lot, by the look of it, but the motorcycle pic below deserves a special…

Italian motorcycles Franco Lambertini engine design

14 March, 2020
It’s only when you delve into history like this that you realise what a shame it is that a company like Moto Morini is closing. This photo of the Morini Deltabox (which looks like it’s scanned from a magazine, but…

Your pics: a Ducatist regrets…?

14 March, 2020
This is a funny motorcycle pic sent to us by Michele, who came across this unusual edition to a Ducati 1098. Could it be a sign of regret or a chance to hunt down Japanese motorcycles…?Send your funny, bizarre or…

Your photos: Valentine's Day trip below zero

14 March, 2020
If you boyfriend offered to take you for a spin on his motorcycle for Valentine’s Day, at nearly 1000 metres of altitude in below zero temperatures, would you go? This is the question posed by our photo of the day,…

Photo of the Day: Fong and Cardenas – Who Won?

14 March, 2020
While we were more or less falling asleep with the MotoGP race at Brno, the AMA Pro Racing Daytona Sportbike series had this thrilling end to their race 1 at the Virginia International Raceway on Saturday.Bobby Fong #30 on his…

Safe Sex Bike

13 March, 2020
We’ve had riding a bike without a helmet while having sex on a motorcycle picture of the day, so we’ve decided to become advocates for safe sex while having fun with this condom shaped motorcycle. This bike is one of…