Children are like sponges... We grabbed eight bike crazy kids and tested their hand at motorcycles built for children. From the newbie to the most experienced, will your son or daughter be the next Valentino Rossi?Riding is in the blood, so get
Some people, clearly, have too much time (and money) on their hands...
own purpose-built crankcases and 100bhp at the back wheel. Despite dubious quality control, public and press alike raved.In 1988, with £250,000 and ten bikes at his disposal Lucchinelli campaigned the 851-badged (but in fact, 888cc) racers in WSB. He
Combined braking systems. I’ll ‘fess up straight away: I don’t like them. The lever on the right bar is to apply front brakes, the pedal under your right toes is to apply the back brake- and there it should remain. I’ve been riding bikes since I
If you've never been to Morocco, you have missed out, big time. If you were going to go to Morocco on a bike, we'd suggest going along with a living legend like Mick Extance, a five time finisher of the Dakar rally. Maybe the video will whet your
The Japanese manufacturers have been trying to build soul into their bikes for years. Looks like they managed it...
Robert Maddox featured here a while back with his Pulse Jet-powered bicycle. Seems he's gone a step further this time and built a Pulse Jet bike with 250lb of thrust, no rear suspension, no front brake and a claimed 200mph top speed. We approve.
He doesn't really seem that bothered, does he?
This steam-punk inspired bike is the work of LA based sculptor and, er, free thinker, Baron Margo.From what we can work out is uses an early eighties air-cooled Z1000 Kawasaki as a base and is cloaked in this hand beaten alloy and copper bodywork
for the performance of the 12kw electric motor. And do you know what? It’s fast – like 200cc four-stroke fast. It’s really easy to control as well with peak torque just a flat line from the moment you open the throttle. It took me about twenty seconds to get a feel
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