26 Mar
Birmingham, Alabama custom builders reveal latest 2-wheeler

Erstwhile New Orleans now Birmingham, Alabama-based Confederate Motorcycles have made a solid name for themselves designing custom bikes that drop jaws on concrete, much like their C3 X132 Hellcat. Now they’ve released images of their latest iteration — the R131 Fighter. The R131 sets itself apart from other Confederate creations via its aircraft-grade aluminum construction […]


Late last year Confederate introduced their C3 X132 Hellcat Motorcycle — the lightest, fastest and cheapest streetbike Confederate has ever built. This August the Birmingham, Alabama builders headed to the Bonneville Salt Flats to test out their latest creation: a 132 cubic inch, 4.4L V-Twin infused Hellcat hellbent on securing a land speed record. And […]


5 Dec
Confederate's lightest, fastest & cheapest streetbike ever

The third generation of Confederate’s Hellcat motorcycle, dubbed the C3 X132, is promised to be the lightest, fastest & cheapest bike ever to come from the erstwhile New Orleans-now-Alabama builders. Based around a 132 bhp generating 2163 cc V-twin motor engine made of billet aluminum, the real star behind most Confederate bikes is the design — […]


29 Jul
2 hot days on the most notorious exotic car rally in America

The Bull Run began on the Vegas Strip with an explosion of internal combustion engines, wildly dressed hooligans, Amber Rose in a cleavage-exposing jumpsuit, rows of 6-figure supercars, Ice T and his ample bossomed partner Coco, and even Vanilla Ice behind the wheel of an imaginary car (the Firebreather, which we’ve covered here before) that […]


29 Nov
New Orleans / Birmingham custom bike maker releases 3rd generation Hellcat

While I’ve been a fan of Confederate bikes for nearly a decade, the brand has had its share of legal issues — from going bankrupt after Hurricane Katrina trashed their factory and leaving many who had paid deposits high and dry, to its subsequent move to Alabama and then recently trying to relocate back to […]


12 Aug
The FINAL INSTALLMENT of the Challenger Challenge: 1,000 miles, 10 states, 5 Days, 4 Challenges, 2 hardened journalists and one supreme American Muscle Car...the END!!!

This is Day FIVE of the 5-day Challenger Challenge — Nicolas Stecher’s drive across the south in a Dodge Challenger SRT8. From New York City to Alabama in 5 days, hitting 10 states and traversing 1,000 miles…and using no technology that existed before 1974. It will be madness. To start at the beginning, click Day […]


10 Aug
The Challenger Challenge: 1,000 miles, 10 states, 5 Days, 4 Challenges, 2 hardened journalists and one supreme American Muscle Car...

This is Day FOUR of the 5-day Challenger Challenge — Nicolas Stecher’s drive through the heart of the south in a Dodge Challenger SRT8. From New York City to Alabama in 5 days, hitting 10 states and traversing 1,000 miles…and using no technology that existed before 1974. It will be madness. To start at the […]


7 Aug
Sure you can slice your ass on the seat, but who cares?

Controversial and tradition-smashing motorcycle manufacturer Confederate released images of its newest bike this week, the P120 Fighter Combat, which will make its live debut on August 14 at the Quail Motorsports Gathering in Carmel, California during Pebble Beach car week. As usual, Confederate smash the status quo of motorcycle design, evolving their dynamic Fighter one […]

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