Category: Motorcycle Builders

1950 Nimbus Custom – Motorcycle Find of the Day

The only Danish motorcycle produced in large numbers, the Nimbus was and is a 750 cc ohc straight four engine sporting a relatively modest 22 bhp, moved along via shaft drive and held together with a rather elemental steel strip frame riveted together. Just 12,000 of these machines were built...

The Motorcycle Trailer Project – George Lutz Welds in the Extended Axle

Project: Make a seriously over-the-top motorcycle trailer. When you can’t afford a project bike quite yet, you start small and work your way up the rolling vehicle food chain. Job: Weld in an axle extension to make room for motorcycle shocks and fenders on the outside of the trailer bed....

The World's Coolest Motorcycle Sidehack Rig

If you check out this site once in awhile, you’ll know that I dig Italian motorcycles and the design esthetic behind them. In my estimation, there’s more to a motorcycle than simply two wheels, a seat and a gas tank; for it to capture my imagination, a motorcycle needs to...

Motorcycle Pond Scum

A Motorcycle That Nearly Does The Ton Running On Pond Scum

First Algae Fueled Motorcycle Speed Record    The university of San Diego owned US Track T-800CDI has used pond scum, well, make that algae, to fueled their motorcycle speed record-setting machine, and it moved out pretty good in achieving a respectable 96.2 miles per hour. The ‘Driving Innovation’ Team established...

One Awesome Triumph Bonneville Custom From Toro Meyer

It appears Chris  “Toro” Meyer, has had a wild ride through this life so far, and if all goes to plan, it’s going to get a lot wilder in the next year. Toro, aside from building this really fine Triumph Bonneville custom, The Bonneville Black, is planning to make a...

The Sportsman Flyer Kit Board Track Racer Motorcycle

The Sportsman Flyer I’m suddenly stricken with the urge to build something like this, the Sportsman Flyer. The Sportsman Flyer is a moped on steroids reminiscent of the classic boardtracker motorcycles of days gone by and they’re built by Pat Dolan in Gilroy, California. Not only does it look really, really...