Category: New Bike Designs

An Old School Harley You Can Ride – Motorcycle Find of the Day

Charlie Stockwell designs and builds custom Harley-Davidson motorcycles for Warr’s Harley-Davidson in London, England. Stockwell has been behind the cool bikes coming out of Warr’s since 1996. My aim was and and still is to bring together and celebrate the creative culture and lifestyle in hand built custom motorcycles. Japanese...

Horex. Big. German. Absurd.

The new Horex VR6 Roadster is a very large machine. Like the Triumph Rocket III before it, the bike aspires to take a place in the line of large, highway-ready machines which essentially began with the creation of the Honda Goldwing. And like the Goldwing, this bike, though considerably less...

Victory!

Victory, a division of Polaris, has been on an upswing. Their latest push to move machines in the motorcycle segment, the Victory Boardwalk, is more of the same from the Medina, Minnesota builder. According to the flaks, the Boardwalk came about when: We took the style and attitude of every...

An Electric Motorcycle With Wood-Veneer Cool – Bike Find of the Day

While it may not be, technically, a motorcycle, the M-1 ebike from Marrs Cycles looks old school and packs newfangled technology which might just make it a cool as a motorcycle. The company which makes this thing, founded by Kacy Marrs and his business partner, Brad Fanshaw, has a lineage...

1963 Corvair Meets Harley-Davidson – Result? Magic

The Chevy Corvair (and I know because my dad had one back in the day that I used to take for surreptitious midnight runs) was not a great car. It handled like a rowboat, was seriously underpowered for its weight and most of the model years were sort of unattractive....

Tough Looking Machines From Shaw Speed and Custom

Is it the end for chrome-bedecked and impossibly expensive ‘choppers?’ As you read this, riders and builders taking on the task of killing the genre – and they’re doing it themselves. They’re taking, as they always have, classic bikes and reconfiguring them to meet their needs and their vision of...