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 [...]


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 [...]


9 Apr
22-kg, 45 km/h top speed, LED lights & Brooks leather grips

Fashioned after the Vespa scooter, the LEAOS is a sleekly designed advancement to the electric bicycle. Developed and handmade in Italy, this bicycle-meets-moped’s central feature is a fully carbon fiber monocoque frame, fork and well-designed handlebars —  the latter of which smartly hold the digital display. This carbon construction allows for an exceptional weight of just 22 [...]


28 Mar
Japanese custom bike maker's latest... with Sony Security Cam

If you’ve ever wished there were such a thing as bike-cam, well, now there is. Japanese custom motorcycle mastermind Chicara Negata has married these ideas, creating a mechanical mash-up of a vintage 1966 Little Honda P25 engine meets a state-of-the-art Sony security-camera. Though Chicara has been making masterpieces out of vintage motorcycles and the like [...]


In order to honor the 40th Anniversary of legendary skateboard pioneers Santa Cruz, SE Bikes has created a special edition Big Ripper bicycle. The 29” Santa Cruz x SE Big Ripper bike features many graphic touches from Santa Cruz’s iconic boards, including much of Jim Phillips artwork like the Screaming Hand blue colorway with the [...]


16 Apr
Dutch Design concept of flat packing, applied to 2-wheels

The Sandwichbike was born of the Dutch Design principle of “flat packing”, which allows for easy shipping and then home assembly of a variety of products. Of course it has worked excellently with furniture, but this is the first time the idea has been executed to create a bicycle. As they explain, “Instead of a welded [...]


8 Apr
Born of military applications & folded into 36" x 28" x 12" cube

A very cool design born of military applications, the Montague Paratrooper Folding Bicycle is a fulling functioning Mountain Bike that can be folded up into a portable to 36″ x 28″ x 12″ cube. They promise it can traverse up to 75 miles daily with low/no logistic support necessary, and it’s equipped with industry standard wheels [...]


27 Mar
Parisian design firm collabs with French helmet maker

French motorcycle helmet makers Les Ateliers Ruby have done many collaborations in the past, perhaps best known with TRON and Maison Martin Margiela, and their wildest being the mink-fur covered collab with Karl Lagerfeld. Their latest version was done in conjunction with Parisian design firm Ill Studio — a very simple aesthetic carried out on the open-faced Pavillon [...]

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