This spy photo, hailing from validation tests occurring at Mugello this week, is the clearest we’ve yet seen of the Ducati 1199 — next year’s HiPo, hot shit superbike. While the styling is disguised with ghillie-like camo, mechanical details are … Continued
With 6 customers’ motorcycles headed to the west coast, it seemed like a special delivery road trip was required. Introducing the Hammarhead “Gasoline and Caffeine” tour. Hammarhead will spend the next 2 weeks traveling the west coast to visit customers, … Continued
How many of them are out there? Half finished, taken apart, half-assed “Café Racers” languishing away in living room corners, in basements, in lawnmower sheds, under blue tarps and on the street. Yamaha RD350s, XS650s, Honda CB350s, CB550s. All with … Continued
You’ve likely seen bad pictures and bad video of “the world’s fastest motorcycle.” It’s not and that speed is unofficial anyways, but it’s still fucking fast. Here’s a first look at onboard video from that record run and a close-up, … Continued
Once we’d started putting together a series of videos on the new Aprilia RSV4 APRC, it became quickly apparent that we needed to develop an intimate understanding of how Aprilia Performance Ride Control worked if we were going to stand … Continued
Last September, Rocky Robinson piloted the Top 1 Ack Attack streamliner to a two-way average of 376mph, setting a new land speed record for motorcycles. Now, here’s onboard footage demonstrating just how hairy that run was.
First, let’s note what you don’t see in these photos: No grotesque over branding. No Day Glo colors. No logos the size of your thigh. No unnecessary speed hump. No tacky metal stick ons. No functionless air scoops. Instead, there’s … Continued