28 Jan
Only 47 of the hand-built Buell 1125R-based bikes to be made

Three years ago we covered the Magpul Ronin, a stunning 2-wheeled concept based on the Buell 1125R and transformed into a dark robotic stalker. Well news has hit that Magpul is ramping up into production with its Ronin motorcycle, with only 47 bikes to be built — each hand-built bike will be issued a name (instead […]


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 — […]


6 May
Former Miss Louisiana Teen USA and Playboy Playmate makes Confederate Flags look good

Former Miss Louisiana Teen USA and Playboy Playmate of the Month for October 2009, Lindsey Gayle Evans, gets her Southern trailer park trash on for this spread photographed by Matt Barnes. The lighting for the shoot is beautiful, and despite the white trash motif is kept relatively classy. Evans was infamously stripped of her Miss […]


5 May
GPS, LCD touch screen, 185 mile range, regenerative braking and 120 mph... what more could you want?

Visually borrowing more than just a little from Confederate, the Lito Sora Electric Motorcycle doesn’t have much else similar to is gas burning kin. Two years in development, the Sora could be the bike that legitimizes electrics to the diehard motorcycle crowd. With groundbreaking features like on-board GPS, LCD touch screen, regenerative braking system, an […]


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 […]


22 Jun
Finally, Estonia has an export

The Estonia-based Renard Motorcycles is more than just a CAD-rendered designer’s fantasy, it’s allegedly set for limited edition production. The bike features a composite carbon fiber monocoque chassis that houses the airbox, gas tank and oil reservoir in one, and is powered by a Moto Guzzi V2 engine. Comparisons to the Confederate Wraith are unavoidable, […]


Now that Harley Davidson have pulled the plug on Buell, hopefully people will realize what a beautiful bike Erik Buell and company were building. Magpul have, and they’ve been so inspired they tricked out the Buell 1125R and turned it into a dark robotic stalker called the Magpul Ronin. The in-house designed features differentiating the […]

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