13 Jun
A glorious way to die


Sure, the Rih is a purely a concept for small series production, but it is so beautiful that it must see the light of day. Designed by Maximilian Näther for ZOOM Design (Germany), the bike is powered by the new Aprilia V4 engine. According to Bike EXIF:

“The intake system starts with ‘lung-like’ membranes on the fuel tank, which flex according to how much air is being ingested by the Aprilia V4 motor. And the logos on the tires are baked-on ‘thermochrome’ pigments, which change color according to heat: the rider can then see when the tires have reached the optimum operating temperature.

Beyond its utilitarian purpose, those tire graphics look hot. For a view of the dash hit the Jump…



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