Wow. Even this non-extreme, speed limit obeying, 8 cups of water a day desk sitter can acknowledge the pure awesomeness and sheer audacity of this triple backflip stunt by rider Josh Sheehan. It’s a TRIPLE backflip, for god’s sake. You have to flip back and rotate THREE times and then stick the landing. It’s the…
If you think Akira's glowing vehicles were just a fantasy coming from Katsuhiro Otomo's mind you are wrong. Bōsōzokus—biker gangs—existed before Akira and, as you can see in this video, they still drive their extravagant modified vehicles through the roads of Tokyo.
This gorgeous custom motorbike began its life as an utterly mundane Honda P25, a fuel-efficient 1960s scooter. But motorcycle artisan Chicara Nagata turned it into a sweeping sculpture with a social-commentary twist: the tiny bike carries four infrared security cameras in its frame, built at the behest of a Japanese…
Looking more like a Tron Lightcycle than any motorbike you've ever seen before, the Swiss MonoTracer has been electrified for the new MonoTracer-E model, which still fits two people for a comfortable, eco-friendly ride.
Instead of using the porch area of your tent to house your rucksack and cooking equipment, Redverz Gear tailored this section to fit motorbikes so riders can avoid theft, rain, sandstorms or just bears pissing on the exhaust pipe overnight.
Modder Saibot transformed an actual working motorcycle into an actual working PC, taking it from 70mph to a Core i7 920 CPU. Not to mention those LEDs, which lend it a certain boyracer appeal.
Unlike the previous replica—which was more dragster than an actual road bike—it seems like this Bat Pod can actually be handled like any other motorcycle. Quite an impressive work:
Inspired by India's "buy one get one free" mentality, designer Ramesh Gound has created a concept where two motorbike owners can join them together, creating a fancy sports car for longer drives.
Remember, doing it yourself doesn't always mean you're making something look nicer. Sometimes you turn a perfectly good Honda motorcycle into a recumbent spearmint pod. It's worth it, though, when that pod gets 214mpg going 55mph.
The Zero S is the latest electric bike from Zero Motorcycles, and is their first street legal motorcycle. The Zero S has 31 horsepower and 62.5lb ft of torque, reaching top speeds of 60mph.
There's a new Instructables page up that shows you how to mod your regular motorbike into an eco-warrior electric cycle. You'll be able to hit a top speed of 70mph after shelling out $3000 to complete the project. Thankfully, you'll probably make the money back in saved fuel in approximately a days use. The machine…
Elvis on a motorbike, Evel Knievel was one of the icons of the '70s. With his star-spangled red, white and blue leathers—apparently inspired by Liberace rather than the King—and mussed-up blonde mop, cape flying behind him as he catapulted his Harley XR750 over buses, cars and canyons, Evel was excess personified.…
We've already covered denim crash helmets and now here's a bamboo version from Roof. The shell is constructed entirely from bamboo fibers, and has passed the E22-05 safety requirements needed in Europe.
Rollerman, aka Jean-Yves Blondeau, a crazy Frenchman whose Buggy Rollin' suit effectively turns him into a 60-mph trolley, was pitted against a racing motorcyclist for a TV show earlier this year. Check out what happens at 1 min 10 secs in [Updated with more info about it.]