-ft of torque – just for the gyros!) while also getting the claimed 120mph top speed and 200 mile range is a mystery to us. Presumably they're coming from some source that every other maker of electric bike and car has so far failed to notice, as nothing else
replica of the bike ridden by the protagonist Shotaro Kaneda and is currently riding across Japan to raise money for charity.The bike was built by Masashi Teshima from Fukuoka, Japan and took him seven years and ¥10 million (£77,000) to make it. Whilst
that you also need to keep safe – if you’re on a busy road, leave the bike.1. Check the bike over before you go any further. If there’s oil pouring out of the engine, then you don’t want to slip on it. Similarly, that soothing B&H might not be quite so
range of 20 miles before recharging, which takes up to four hours.Pricing starts at $3,995, although with a variety of optional extras - including an optional battery to double the range and a faster charger - the portable bike can cost over $5,000
Sorry, who are you again?In May 2003 KTM were approached by a TV production company called Elixir Films blathering on about how they had two actors (well one actor and his posh mate) who wanted to ride around the world on motorbikes. Could KTM
WHAT HAS TRAVIS Pastrana been up to now? The multi-talented stunt monkey has been busy converting a standard FMX bike into one that can run on DC shoes. Why? We don't know, but check out this vid, it's typical off-the-wall Pastrana.
1967: Earls Court showcaseApril 1968: First 'Fastback' production models arrive in dealersJanuary 1969: Revised frameMarch 1969: 'S' Type with high level left side exhaust, a larger 2 1/2 gallon tank and naked front forksMarch 1970: Roadster similar
HARLEY-DAVIDSON has converted its modern (loosely-speaking) Cross Bones into a replica WW2-spec Harley for the new Captain America movie.And it looks like it's not the only bike in the film – check out this “making of” video to see more.
loverSammy Miller's Gilera FourMike the Bike's DucatiCharlie William's Mitsui YamahaMondial racer with 1950's aerodynamicsNot all MV Agusta's are sexyTuck in now...Terry Rymer's YZF750Classic MV racer - sexy160bhp in a bike weighing the same as a modern
You'd be forgiven for thinking progress in the world of motorcycles was a natural and seamless state and indeed, a leaf through recent history bears this theory out as we skip seamlessly from Kawasaki's Z1 via Yamaha's RD350, to Kawasaki's GPZ600
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