11 Nov
The Italian cruiser concept, even if you're not that into cruisers

The Moto Guzzi MGX-21 Prototype — perhaps the greatest, gas-guzzliest cruiser concept to hit the EICMA show in Milano this past week — is getting the thumbs up from bike lovers everywhere, even if those enthusiasts aren’t usually ones taken to cruisers. Based on the California 1400, the huge Moto Guzzi MGX is all clad in carbon […]


When storied Italian motorcycle manufacturer MV Agusta dropped out of racing and disbanded their department in 1976, the former Racing Team Director Arturo Magni decided to go solo and create his own line of bikes. But he didn’t completely abandon his MV Agusta roots, instead utilizing their bikes as the foundation for his racing machines. […]


The chopper is the one special breed of bike that has come to best embody the legend of freedom on the road that is everything Americana, from Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper’s Easyrider to Hunter S. Thompson’s Hell’s Angels. In the 288 pages of Gestalten’s hardcover, Chopper: the Real Story traces chopper history back to the early customized bikes at the turn of the 19th century […]


Deus ex Machina, the bike and bike-stuff makers who brought us the likes of the Pegasus and the Gicleur know that you need a good pair of gloves for gripping onto your bike. The entire line of gloves are handcrafted in Japan and made from 100% Napa cowhide leather. Choose from three styles, the black straightforward Gripping Glove (below), […]


With bold marketing claims of being “more than just a new bike: it’s a whole new world,” the Ducati Scrambler is staging a major comeback. Not just a kitschy plea to your nostalgia, the Scrambler means to pick up as if it had never left off, aiming to be a motorcycle as contemporary as it is classic. The headlamp […]


7 Oct
A custom bike formed from a Buell x1 Lightning

The Sartorie Meccaniche manifesto is founded in contemporary simplicity, as they explain: “We try to fuse elegance and sportivness, inspired by the old glory days with a hint of contemporary design.” The minimalist approach to motorcycle building in this instance translates into the Belva, a new powerful but very tasteful two-wheeler. Built from the foundation of a […]


25 Aug
Reviving the spirit of the 1976 Daytona-winning Butler & Smith

Custom motorcycle builder Barn Luck‘s BMW “Bavarian” motorcycle reincarnates the spirit of the 1976 Daytona-winning Butler and Smith BMW superbike. Designed with a vintage lightweight appearance with many custom features such as rear pan and seat, side panels and fenders, vintage motogadget instruments, and a custom battery eliminator. Other noteworthy attributes include telescopic front fork 175mm wheel travel, boxer […]


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 […]

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