These CAD renderings from the new Ducati Hypermotard’s design stage provide a tangible insight into the clever solutions and compact packaging that make the bike slimmer, sleeker and lighter than the one it replaces. Let’s see what they tell us.
The R1200GS is BMW’s highest-selling, most important model. So, when it came time to design the new one, it wasn’t take-chances/weird-color BMW that designed it, it was uber-conservative/tradition-first BMW. The existing lines became sharper and simpler. But rather than throw … Continued
After last week’s news that the Royal Enfield Café Racer will enter the US market next summer, an HFL reader who’d seen the near-production version of the bike sent in these photos from EICMA. Same idea as the concept, very … Continued
What happens when everyone’s favorite street racer teams up with a streetwear brand, teams up with a legendary maker of leather suits and jackets? Crooks and Castles used Adey as inspiration for this collaboration, custom fitting the prototype Vanson jacket … Continued
Each year between October and November, the EICMA motorcycle show takes place in Milan, Italy. It is the literal start and end date of the industry calendar. Other trade shows exist, and in earlier times when EICMA was only held … Continued
Do not adjust your TV set. What you’re looking at is not an optical illusion. That is a motorcycle helmet and it is wearing graphics, but nowhere to be seen are tribal ghost flame skulls, fruity stars or fake mud … Continued
Regardless of power source, regardless of series, regardless of country, regardless of speed, the Team Icon Brammo Empulse RR sports the finest sponsor livery we’ve seen on a motorcycle in decades. To learn more, we spoke to Icon Design Director … Continued