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  • The Thing…

    The Thing…

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    THE THING’, AS THIS BIKE’S CALLED, WAS BORN OUT OF AN IDEA TO BUILD AN OLD SCHOOL ‘70S CHOPPER. Simon Boden reports… I had the urge to build one, but had to find a donor bike to start the project. After much searching, I came across an ’84 Ironhead Sportster on eBay – it was…

  • K3-Lady in Pink

    K3-Lady in Pink

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    “A chassis with a hardtail frame, long forks, cool chopper tank, and some loose parts” – a beautiful ‘fun package’ from a long gone era was offered to me for a decent price back in 2012. It was a long drive to collect it, but I saw possibilities, and couldn’t resist buying it. Onno ‘Berserk’…

  • SPY SHOTS: Triumph’s NEW 2020 Rocket III caught on camera. TECH SPECS revealed.

    SPY SHOTS: Triumph’s NEW 2020 Rocket III caught on camera. TECH SPECS revealed.

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    Triumph’s new Rocket III has been caught out testing in Spain ahead of its 2020 release – and from what German magazine Motorrad says on its website the new bike is all-new with a lump of weight lopped of it and a bigger engine to kick out more power and torque than ever before.  …

  • GOTCHA: BMW’s new CRUISER caught out in Germany. Aint no hints about it. Don’t doubt this photo. It’s REAL and it’s coming.

    GOTCHA: BMW’s new CRUISER caught out in Germany. Aint no hints about it. Don’t doubt this photo. It’s REAL and it’s coming.

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    We showed you this weeks ago – but it’s worth putting it up again – here’s a spy shot of BMW’s top secret big cruiser which appeared on German website Motorrad – courtesy of snapper Alen Tomovic. Motorrad has been saying for quite some time that there’s a big Cruiser coming from BMW – and…

  • UNDER THE HAMMER: Peter Fonda’s 1968 Bultaco Pursang from EASY RIDER.

    UNDER THE HAMMER: Peter Fonda’s 1968 Bultaco Pursang from EASY RIDER.

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    Ever fancied owning a piece of movie motorcycling history from (arguably) the most iconic biker film ever made? Well now you can – because the Bultaco Pursang that Peter Fonda rode in one of the first scenes of Easy Rider is going under the hammer. The Bultaco Pursang was one of the most successful two-stroke…

  • NASA engineer WINS Indian ‘Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’

    NASA engineer WINS Indian ‘Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’

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    Alfredo Juarez, a NASA engineer from Las Cruces, New Mexico has won the Indian Motorcycle ‘Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’, with his custom Indian Scout Bobber. Juarez’s bare-bones chopper, featuring a completely custom hardtail frame, drew inspiration from a number of different mechanical works of art, both in and out of the motorcycle industry. Juarez sites…

  • Indian unveils three finalists from its ‘The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’

    Indian unveils three finalists from its ‘The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off’

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    Indian Motorcycle has unveiled its final three custom builds from The Wrench: Scout Bobber Build Off. And here they are. Indian’s national custom motorcycle competition was designed to spotlight non-professional builders who wrench for passion and not pay. The three finalists were chosen earlier this year, and awarded with a 2018 Indian Scout Bobber and…

  • Iron Maiden goes full Isle of Man TT with 2017 tour t-shirt (featuring Peter Hickman and his Smiths Triumph). Yeah.

    Iron Maiden goes full Isle of Man TT with 2017 tour t-shirt (featuring Peter Hickman and his Smiths Triumph). Yeah.

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      Iron Maiden has revealed its new 2017 UK tour shirt and the monsters of metal’s allegiance is squarely set with Peter Hickman and this year’s Isle of Man TT. You can see the front of the t-shirt above with Hickman, his crashed van and his Smiths Triumph all featured on the tour garb. The…

  • Motorcycle Live! Brilliant British machinery showcased at the NEC: Nov 19 – 27

    Motorcycle Live! Brilliant British machinery showcased at the NEC: Nov 19 – 27

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    Motorcycle Live! Brilliant British machinery showcased at the NEC: Nov 19 – 27. Motorcycle Live, the UK’s biggest bike show, houses two separate displays of the country’s most stunning two-wheeled machinery – one featuring pristine classic metal spanning three centuries and the other showcasing unique, hand-crafted models from Britain’s most talented bike builders. The Classic…

  • Photos: Nitrous-powered custom Kawasaki Vulcan S ‘The Underdog’

    Photos: Nitrous-powered custom Kawasaki Vulcan S ‘The Underdog’

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    We have seen Kawasaki Vulcan S inspired custom bikes before, but this one is definitely one of the coolest so far: meet The Underdog, a nitrous oxide guzzling sprint racer. The bike was created for the Essenza Sprint Challenge at the Glemseck 101 festival in Germany. A race, which was won by one Carl Fogarty…

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