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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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