Motorcycle

Talk about putting your thinking cap on, here’s a helmet so well equipped that all temptations to resist wearing one will fly right out the visor. Forget about its slick, futuristic visual aesthetic, the Skully AR-1 helmet has quite the list of capabilities. Like, how about a 180-degree camera view for starters? Any rider knows one [...]


Steve McQueen, real life hot rod and Hollywood icon, left a trail of nostalgia that went beyond the silver screen to include his legendary automotive obsession. A veteran of such real world races as the 12 Hours of Sebring, the Baja 1000 and the Mint 400 (as well as innumerable motorcycle races), McQueen was no Hollywood [...]


Modeled after the Monster 1200 that premiered this past November, Ducati has now announced a mid-sized Monster 821 as Bologna’s newest best in bikes. Ducati’s all time best seller, the third generation of the bike that ushered in the “naked” look finally gets its smaller displacement engine. The Monster 821 boasts an 11″ Terrastrota engine on [...]


If you thought ollieing a $15,000 gold skateboard was the most goofy-footed ride of the century, well try a million-dollar gold mountain bike on for size. Yes, now your bunnyhops can really sparkle, as this bike is completely coated in 24k gold plating. In case that wasn’t far enough over the edge, note that the frame is also [...]


30 May
Limited edition paint schemes for fashion-backward riders

Biltwell brings back its retro-styled Gringo motorcycle helmet. No frills simplicity with a classic fit built for functionality. Basic features of this full-face line include ABS outer shell with hand-painted, 70′s-esque finish, shock-absorbing inner shell, hand-stiched diamond-patterned comfort liner and brushed lycra chinstrap. Eye shields sold separately. Available in nine styles with prices starting at $160. [...]


27 May
Just unveiled at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Following up to the boxer-engined BMW Concept 90 last year, BMW Motorrad just showed off their Concept Roadster at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. This sportier revamp of the classic roadster has a powerful 2-cylinder boxer engine, single-sided swing arm with cardan drive and a lightweight light blue tubular space frame. Its wedged silhouette bears a [...]


23 May
Famed Spanish motorcycle-maker returns, but in electric form

After shutting its doors in 1983, the beloved Bultaco is back. The resurgence comes by way of the Rapitán, an in-house built all-electric bike. Highlights of the Spanish EV motorcycle include brushed air-cooled electric motor with 54 horsepower that gets up to 90 mph with an 87-mile range. Also noteworthy are the lithium-ion battery and [...]


Motorcycle customizer and clothing marketer Deus Ex Machina has teamed up with makers of quality men’s gear Sitka. With these visions united comes a collection of menswear and appropriate accessories for the motorcycle adventurer. The Mackinaw jacket is a durable blend of wool and polyester, with a thick blue/black buffalo-checked outer and quilted cotton twill inner. Warm. [...]

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