British brand Trimph decided to revise the Triumph Tiger 1050 for the 2013 model year. With a revised suspension and geometry, additional 10hp to the three-cylinder motor, a new single-sided swingarm, a slimmer subframe, redesigned fairings and wheels, the bike is now known as the Triumph Tiger Sport that was officially unveiled at the Brussels […]
Ducati Cucciolo, the first Ducati motorcycle, was actually a motorized bicycle with a 4-stroke clip-on engine. The bike became available just after World War II. During the war, Aldo Farinelli, a lawyer and entrepreneur from Turin, worked with a small firm (Siata, short from Societa Italiana per Applicazioni Tecniche Auto-Aviatorie) to develop a small engine […]
Meet The Dolmette—a motorcycle powered by 24 chainsaw engines. The bike, capable of producing 125 kW of power, has a 5-speed Harley-Davidson transmission and each chainsaw is considered a single cylinder (24 cylinder engine). That’s a real WTF of the day!
Tomorrow starts the 34th edition of the Dakar Rally in Lima, Peru. The event will have 14 stages and cover about 5,239 miles around South America. Competitors will ride for 15 days until they reach the finish at Santiago, Chile, on January 20, 2013. Three-time Dakar champion Marc Coma will be unable to compete—he got […]
I found this short comparison-review video of 2013 Triumph Thruxton vs. 2013 Moto Guzzi V7 by John Langston and Kevin Duke from Motorcycle.com. Both of these bikes are supposed to be modern cafe racers—the Thruxton, a British parallel-twin vs. Guzzi, an Italian V-twin. The reviewers recommend the Thruxton to those who are looking for an […]