To help celebrate Captain America’s 75th anniversary down under, Marvel Comics and Harley-Davidson dealers in Australia and New Zealand teamed up to make a series of 25 custom motorcycles inspired by heroes and villains in the Marvel universe. The results are fantastic, and a terrible tease since none of the custom…
Admit it, every time you climbed about your trusty bicycle as a kid you imagined yourself hopping on one of the Speeder Bikes used on Endor in Return of the Jedi. Most of us let go of that fantasy, but the folks at Vintage Works did not. It doesn’t fly, but this Speeder Bike motorcycle is undoubtedly the next best…
Racing is inherently dangerous, and that danger presents itself each time a vehicle rolls onto a track. Racing communities, in turn, continually make calls for safer conditions. But motorsport was far more risky in the days of wooden tracks and “murderdome” racing without brakes, and that didn’t last long at all.
Few things could ever force me to drive into oncoming traffic, especially on a motorcycle. But this rider did exactly that to get away from a road-raging lunatic.
After a suspect in a police chase damaged a fellow motorist’s motorcycle while attempting to steal it, Kawasaki arranged to have a brand-new bike sent to the rider. The bike isn’t the same brand as his old one and took some street fighting with a police suspect in order to get it, but hey—a free bike is a free bike,…
Actually, mom probably shouldn’t look at this one. This dad went out for a motorcycle ride with his 6-year-old child and caught part of the trip on video, which sounds all well and good until he lets go of the handlebars so the kid can take control.
Motorcycle concepts have one wheel each in two worlds: what’s possible, and what’s barely possible. These 10 motorcycle concepts show us what a beautiful thing that can be—which is why some of them were even good enough to become a reality.
William Crum, the Texas driver who hit two motorcyclists as they tried to pass him in a no-pass zone and whose “I don’t care” statement afterward went viral over the weekend, has been arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
A recent Reuters article suggests that it was Apple’s poaching of electric motorcycle manufacturer Mission Motors’ engineering team that did the now-bankrupt company in. I’m not sure if things are quite as clear as that, but it is true that Apple got some electric drive engineers, and Mission Motors is now gone.
A motorcyclist got more than he bargained for while making a pass on a two-lane road on Saturday when a driver swerved and hit the bike, sending both passengers to the ground. The driver’s response to the whole thing? “I don’t care.”
If you can ride a motorcycle like somebody’s life depends on it, administer first aid by yourself and watch this video without gasping you might have what it takes to be a motorcycle-riding rescuer.
If you’re ever being chased by the police, this guy was kind enough to show you exactly what not to do — video tutorial and all.
Sturgis is a small town in western South Dakota with a year-round population of less than 7,000 people. Yet every year more than a hundred thousand bikers descend on that tiny town for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. This year being the 75th anniversary the numbers are even higher. But of course they haven’t just…
Two wheels good? Not with these mods.
I think it’s the way we hear the intrepid anti-fire motorcyclist state that he “guarantees” that he can put out the fire with the motorcycle that makes this so appealing. The confidence, the casual bravado, one man, one motorcycle, one fire! It’s the stuff of dreams! And, he’s victorious! Almost.
Rumors of an honest-to-god MotoGP bike for the street have been swirling for years. Imagine Red Bull making a Formula One car for the road and you can understand the level of anticipation. And, you can also imagine the level of embarrassment that would result in that vehicle flopping. Which Honda just did with the…
Comics are ubiquitous in Japan. Known as “manga” (漫画, マンガ), they are used not just for entertainment, but also for education and promotional materials. Many big Japanese corporations have manga for marketing purposes, and Nissan’s current CEO Carlo Ghosn even has his own! But if flipping pages is too much work for…
Anytime anyone rags on one of Erik Buell’s motorcycles, I have to fight an overwhelming urge to pick them up and shake them. “Don’t you understand his story?!” I shout in my head. Not enough people do, so let’s fix that once and for all. It’ll make you appreciate the quirky, flawed genius of his motorcycles.
At this weekend’s MotoGP Grand Prix of the Americas, there was Marc Marquez, and then there was everybody else.