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Video: The world's wackiest trike?

MCN, 07 June 2010 10:31

This awesome drag car-powered monster is currently laying claim over in the US to be the world's best trike.      Watch the video to see it in action:  

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Video: World's first 30-in front wheel custom

Phil West, 17 February 2010 10:01

Just when you thought you'd seen it all, American customisers have come up with this - the world's first bike with a massive 30in diameter front wheel. Dubbed the Paradigm and built by Ballistic Cycles of Wisconsin, the bike is the most extreme example of the trend to fit even bigger front wheels and lower rear ends to American 'bagger' customs.   What's ...

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Video: Your very own Yamaha YZR500 replica

MCN, 10 February 2010 08:30

For true GP fans, nothing quite stirs the soul like the two-stroke 500cc V4s which ruled the roost in the late 90s. Now thanks to Mico Products, you can have your very own, fully-working, fully usable Yamaha YZR500 replica for £18,000.      Watch the video for more tech details and a closer look at the Mico YZR500 rep. http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1119137831http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=711881422 // ...

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MCN Motorcycle Show Video: T3 Thruxton 904 Special

MCN, 05 February 2010 11:04

This gorgeous Triumph Thruxton special makes its debut on the MCN stand at the Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show. The bike has been bored out to 904cc, has revised throttle bodies and hand-machined yokes, upside down forks and T3 hand-machined brake calipers.           Find a Triumph Thruxton for sale Video: 2010 Carole Nash MCN Motorcycle Show preview http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1119137831http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=711881422 // By ...

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Video: Streetfighting in London

James Keen, 20 November 2009 16:56

Film-maker Matthieu Ferreira's has sent us this video of his latest streetfighter project and we think the documentary is very nicely done... Watch part 1 & 2 of the video in the player below to see them convert a Triumph Thunderbird Sport and Daytona into a Streetfightered, cafe-racer-style machine.

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Leno's V-Max sells for £75,000!

Luke FitzGerald, 13 October 2009 14:54

American TV star, Jay Leno, sold his customised V-Max in a Las Vegas charity auction for £75,079 last weekend. The 59 year old Leno sent his 2009 V-Max to the San Diego based custom-bike designer Jeff Palhegyi with only two weeks for him to work his magic. He said: “Jay's only instructions were, 'This bike's going to be bought by ...

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World's first stereo swingarm!

Chris Newbigging, 10 October 2009 15:30

Custom motorcycle parts don’t get much more ludicrous than the subwoofer-equipped swingarm on this Suzuki TL1000S! Created by ABW Designs in Virginia, the tubular steel swingarm is not only set up to accept a 300-section back tyre (standard is 190-section) but also house a subwoofer box! A pair of speakers in the fairing openings provide the sound to go with ...

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Video: the coolest scooter you've ever seen

Guy Procter, 01 September 2009 09:26

We love the 172cc 2Evil dragster from French scooter tuning house MXS Custom. Here you can see it in action despatching the 150m scooter drag strip (and annihilating the competition) in a smidge under six seconds. Deeply impressive two-stroke lunacy.

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The world’s fastest Monkey Bike?

Laura Kennerley, 19 August 2009 16:16

A nine times Dakar competitor is hoping to break a land speed record on this alcohol-powered Honda Monkey bike. Crazy Czech Ivo Kastan will race the 175cc Monkey bike in two classes on the Bonneville Salt Flats in September.    He hopes to smash the Monkey bike land speed record and the naked 175cc four-stroke land speed record in his sights ...

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Hear Harley-Ducati hybrid fire up

Guy Procter, 17 June 2009 13:51

You’re looking at an unholy union of Harley and Ducati. It’s called the Desmohog, and it mates 900SS heads with a Harley bottom end. It shouldn’t work, but genius hobbyist bike builder Chris Barber has made it work. The result sounds like a halfway-house between a Duke and a Harley – and we really, really dig it…  

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