The eCub 2 – A Retro Electric Motorcycle by Shanghai Customs

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The eCub 2 is a retro electric motorcycle from the international team at Shanghai Customs, it combines the much loved Honda Super Cub chassis with an all-electric drivetrain including a 1000 Watt electric motor in the rear wheel hub, and a bespoke removable battery pack made up of Panasonic 3.7v 3.400 mAh lithium-ion 18650 cells….

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JM Customs BMW R45 Cafe Racer

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This BMW R45 is the work of a Scottish custom motorcycle garage based in Perth, on the east side of the country famous for whisky, haggis, and being so vicious in battle that the Romans gave up on conquering their territory and built a wall to try to contain them. It’s always interesting when Scots…

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Tamarit Moto Triumph Thruxton Custom

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There’s something very appealing about a well-built Triumph Thruxton custom, it’s a bike that helped put Triumph on the map in the world of modern classic motorcycles, and the model has proven to be a hugely popular base for customization the world over. Thruxt8n – The Original Tamarit Moto Triumph Thruxton Custom Tamarit Moto is a…

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XTR Pepo Silver Bullet MKII BMW R100 RS Custom

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The Silver Bullet MKII is the second coming of the BMW R100 RS Custom by XTR Pepo that took the moto-web by storm last year. The bike proved so popular that it was taken on a road trip to many of Europe’s best motorcycle shows, including The Bike Shed Show, Wheels and Waves, and the…

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A Two-Wheeled Tesla: The CAKE KALK Dual Sport Electric Bike

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The CAKE KALK electric bike was designed from scratch to offer dual sport capabilities – for those who need to commute during the week, but want to hit the trails on the weekend. As battery technology continues to improve, we’re seeing electric bikes (and electric motorcycles) getting lighter, faster, and offering better range. The KALK model…

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All-Original – 1940 Indian Sport Scout Model 640

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The Indian Sport Scout was designed and built to regain the crown that had been lost when the Springfield, Massachusetts-based company discontinued their ever-popular Scout 101 in 1931. The Indian Scout 101 The story of the Indian Scout 101 is a two-wheeled example of the old adage if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. The…

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Toby Price / Dakar Rally Documentary: Paying the Price

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Toby Price is an Australian motorcycle racer best known for his dominant victory in the 2016 Dakar Rally. He won stages 2,5,6,8, and 9, and finished 40 minutes ahead of his nearest rival. A year earlier he took part in his first Dakar as a support rider and shocked his competitors by winning a stage and…

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American Icon: The 1955 Cushman Eagle

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The Cushman Eagle was by far the most desirable scooter in the USA in the 1950s. The designers at the American company had struck upon the idea of releasing a scooter that included all the design hallmarks of the big American motorcycles of the day built by Harley-Davidson and Indian. This ensured that every red-blooded teenage…

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1955 Matchless G45 Racer

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The Matchless Motorcycle Company Matchless was one of the world’s first motorcycle manufacturers – they started out in 1899 when cars were a rare sight and the overwhelming majority of humanity was still getting around on horses or their own two feet. From very early in the company’s history, racing was an integral part of…

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Death Machines of London Airforce Moto Guzzi

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This feature was written by James Hilton, the proprietor of Death Machines of London. When possible we like to give custom builders the opportunity to tell the story of their bike, to give an insight into their thought process and methodology. – Designed in memory of Giovanni Ravelli: WW1 fighter pilot, motorcycle racer, and one of…

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1962 Norton Petty-Molnar Manx Road Racer

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The Norton Manx The Norton Manx is a British single cylinder race bike that had an extraordinarily long competitive life. It’s perhaps the most famous of the dominant British singles from the mid-20th century, and amazingly they’re still being built new by licensed suppliers around the world. The Manx was based on the road-going Norton…

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