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Video: Shaw Harley-Davidson Captain America Fat Boy built in 7 minutes

Adam Child, 21 April 2011 15:55

World Championship winning custom bike builders Shaw Harley-Davidson have managed to cram 100 hours of labour building their very special Captain America Fat Boy into 7m14sec of captivating video.  The short clip was filmed at Shaw Harley-Davidson near the south coast in East Sussex. It takes 10 hours for a skilled Shaw Harley-Davidson technician to fully strip the 2009 Fat ...

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The ultimate touring bike… a Ural Cross 750?

Dan Aspel, 07 April 2011 17:24

This 355kg, 40bhp flat-twin bearing Ural Cross 750 could be the world’s greatest touring bike, and the owner intends to find out… by taking it to Mongolia. Equipped with Brembo brakes, a Sachs shock, Herzog gears, an Odyssey Extreme racing battery, the alternator from a Toyota Hilux and electrics by Ducati - “Yeah, they’re Italian, but I’d prefer that to ...

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Video: Flat trackers at the Arizona mile

MCN, 20 January 2011 09:43

American bike mag Cycle World send Associate Editor Mark Cernicky to ride the pick of the AMA Flat Track Litter at the Arizona Mile:  

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CobraUSA RS750 retro specials

Dan Aspel, 26 December 2010 08:00

Cobra USA's "Special Projects Division" have taken two Honda RS750s and decided to completely change their look.   The first has become a CL77 Scrambler 305 look-a-like, while the second is patterned after a 1980s flat-track bike. Cobra claim the transition was easy: "amazingly, there was no major surgery involved in turning the first bike from a 2010-model RS750 into a 1960s-style ...

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Anyone want a V12 for Christmas?

MCN, 09 December 2010 11:25

The standard Boss Hoss comes with 5700cc, eight cylinders and 355bhp. Not bad, if bigness is your thing. But here we have a German who has gone several steps better -­ he's fitted a 6000cc V12 from an Aston Martin which, depending on the model he pinched it from, makes anything from 420 to 514bhp. Weight is unknown, though it's likely ...

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Video: Tron lightcycle ridden

Alannah Fellows, 08 December 2010 12:54

Check out this new video of the Tron Lightcycle test drive from the Parker Brothers. They have made 10 in total, each weighing in at 474 pounds. Its street legal and looks more like a car than a bike, but would set you back just $35,000.   Lets just hope they don’t need to get anywhere in a hurry, it ...

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Unofficial Ferrari trike powered by Hayabusa engine

Dan Aspel, 18 October 2010 13:56

This Ferrari F1-themed trike was originally a Suzuki GSX1300R Hayabusa. The mechanics are largely unchanged, the work being focussed on the red, decal-laquered frame and rear wheels, turning the standard supersports bike into a unique tribute to the Italian F1 team. The trike was built by Japanese custom guru Yokosuka Johnny, who counts a Honda 1800GL Goldwing amongst his previous ...

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Monster "Corse" custom

Dan Apsel, 04 October 2010 15:26

This Ducati Monster S4Rs has been given the Corse treatment by Motoblog reader "Patrick of Assisi". The custom racer sports a feast of superficial changes [in fact, if it can be changed, it has been], as well as a 999R mudguard, a Brembo RCS radial clutch and brake kit, and a complete 150bhp Termignoni exhaust system. The mouth-watering paint job ...

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Video: Roland Sands Project 200

Ped Baker, 05 August 2010 17:07

US Custom bike icon Roland Sands has just released this video of his Victory Project 200 bike road testing in California. 'Reaching 200mph on a bike that started life as a custom cruiser has been a goal of mine for some time', Sands explains, 'adding the bodywork and performance parts lends itself to setting this bike apart as a true ...

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Shinya Kimura video: Building bikes from the soul

Ped Baker, 25 June 2010 13:59

Legendary Japanese bike builder Shinya Kimura has just released this incredibly beautiful and emotive video about his passion for bike building. Shot in and around his Chabott Engineering workshop in California, Shinya tells the story of his background and reveals the creative methods he uses to build his one-off creations. Owners of Kimura built bikes include Hollywood actor Brad Pitt.

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