“Fuel For The Soul”: Outstanding Nostalgic Motorcycle Paintings Of David Uhl

"Fuel For The Soul": Outstanding Nostalgic Motorcycle Paintings Of David Uhl

David Uhl is an artist’s artist. His technique, realistic with an impressionistic flair, breathes fantastic life into even the most ordinary of subject matter. He is now among the select few officially licensed fine artists of Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Continue reading »

Amazing Portraits Of Elspeth Beard, The First British Woman To Ride A Motorcycle Around The World

Amazing Portraits Of Elspeth Beard, The First British Woman To Ride A Motorcycle Around The World

In an age before sat-nav, internet, email and mobile phones – and in an age when women hardly ever traveled alone to adventurous countries – Elspeth Elspeth achieved something that is still remarkable today. In 1982, Beard embarked on a two-year solo journey that would take her around the world on her beloved motorbike – the first British woman to do so. From the outback of Australia to the mountains of Nepal, Beard has traveled through some fascinating places. The great stories behind these places and her achievement as a solo rider have been turned into a brilliant book, Lone Rider, in 2017. Continue reading »

Photographer Paul Clifton Perfectly Captures A Brutal Beauty Of Classic Motorcycles

Photographer Paul Clifton Perfectly Captures A Brutal Beauty Of Classic Motorcycles

Paul Clifton is a talented photographer and graphic designer based in Godalming, England. Paul studied photography from a young age but took time out to pursue his design career. For his latest series “Alternative Classic Motorcycles”, Clifton captures stunning images of retro bikes with amazing graphical representation. Continue reading »

Amphibious Folding Motorcycle From Russia Fits In The Trunk Of A Car

Amphibious Folding Motorcycle From Russia Fits In The Trunk Of A Car

“How long I’ve wanted this dream to come true,” wails Twisted Sister as a motorcycle zips through a mud pit that’s snatching the boots of its rider in this frankly ridiculous video of the Russian motorbike Taurus 2×2. Continue reading »

Superb Honda SuperSport Eden By Bandit9 Motorcycles

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Known as the Eden, these bikes are the brainchildren of Philippine-born Daryl Villanueva, the creator of Bandit9 Motorcycles in Vietnam. And as an engineer and mechanic, Daryl focuses on building such after-market futuristic motorcycles for riders who share his vision. This bike, in particular, is built off a Honda SuperSport, hosting a 125cc engine that appears to seamlessly suspend itself absent the subframe. Continue reading »

Autonomous And Fully Connected BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100 Motorcycle

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The BMW motorrad ‘VISION NEXT 100′ concept motorcycle completes the german automotive brand’s centenary celebrations and stands as the ultimate riding experience. Referencing their origins, the BMW motorrad ‘VISION NEXT 100’ concept features a black frame triangle that was influenced by their ‘R32’ motorcycle, which was made in 1923. Its design has been reinterpreted as more of a functional sculpture that links the front and rear wheels with a dynamic sweep. this single, flowing frame is a clean surface, without any visible bearings and joints, and helps create a naked bike form from its side view. named ‘flexframe’, the construction aids steering by allowing light changing of direction and high rigidity when at top speeds. Continue reading »

Turkish Designer Envisions Futuristic BMW Titan Motorcycle

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There have been endless mesmerizing motorcycle concepts we have seen in our time. While few have made real, most of them are lost in time. The Titan designed by Turkey-based designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem is one such design that Batman would love to include in his fleet, if BMW so desires. The futuristic motorcycle concept Titan has been designed for BMW. Erdem has designed seven other concepts for the motorcycle brand in the past, all of which depict uniqueness and authenticity of BMW, but this one is arguably the best. Continue reading »

Motorcycle Hybrid Designed As A Survival Bike That Can Travel 300 Miles Without Refueling

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The Survival Bike is your tactical blank canvas. A utilitarian, military-inspired super-hauler, it comes outfitted with a universal rack that accepts a myriad of bolt-on mounts, harnesses, and fitments so you can pack along darned near anything you can imagine. Continue reading »

APWorks Introduces Light Rider, The World’s First 3D-Printed Motorcycle

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APWorks, a subsidiary of airplane manufacturer Airbus, has conceived the world’s first 3D-printed motorcycle that weights just 35 kilograms. With a 6 kW electric engine, the Light Rider goes from zero to 50 mph in just seconds and features a frame boasting a mere 6 kg. Continue reading »

Edouard Martinet’s Masterfully Sculpted Animals And Insects Made From Bicycle, Car And Motorcycle Parts

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French artist Edouard Martinet assembles faithful interpretations of birds, crustaceans, insects, and other creatures with countless objects from discarded bicycles, cars, and household objects. A bicycle pump forms the abdomen of a dragonfly, windshield wipers serve as the legs of a fly, or the metal logos of a bicycle manufacturer are layered to create the dense scales of a fish. All the more incredible considering Martinet never welds or solders his pieces, but instead uses only screws or fasteners, selecting only the perfect components that “fit” each assemblage like a puzzle. Continue reading »

Guy Turns Old Tractor Into Badass Motorcycle

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Collectors Weekly member Rustfarm is an Ohio based mechanic that restores old motorcycles for a living. Continue reading »

Dad’s First Motorcycle Restored As Father’s Day Gift

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Joonas Torim, the designer from Estonian furniture company Oot-Oot Stuudio, made an incredible surprise to his father for this year’s Father’s Day. Restored to 99% authenticity, the story of the motorcycle K-125M from the year of 1954 is wonderful. Continue reading »

Photos From The Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally In South Dakota

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Bikes and rallygoers fill Main Street during the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota, August 4, 2015. This year marks the 75th anniversary of the rally expected to draw hundreds of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world for events throughout the week-long festival, according to organizers. (Photo by Kristina Barker/Reuters) Continue reading »

Russian Motor-Head Creates Perfect Life-Size Motorcycle Out of Wood

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Yuri Hvtisishvili, a carpenter from Russia, has created an astoundingly perfect wooden replica of the legendary IZH-49 Soviet motorcycle. The life-size model is so realistic that you’d expect him to mount it and take off at any moment. Continue reading »

The Women’s Motorcycle Exhibition

The Women's Motorcycle Exhibition
Lanakila MacNaughton is a Portland based photographer and motorcyclist. Involved in many outdoor sports from a young age, Lana began documenting her experiences through photography. After developing a passion for motorcycles in her early twenties, she started documenting many facets of motorcycle culture through her lens. Lana shoots in medium format on a Hasselblad CM.

“I created The Women’s Motorcycle Exhibition to document the new wave of modern female motorcyclists. I want to reveal the brave, courageous and beautiful women that live to ride. The show is a vehicle which promotes a new perception of female empowerment and inspires an independence and liberation through motorcycling. The Women’s Motorcycle Exhibition is a traveling show. I hope to help discover and present female riders from all different communities, riding backgrounds, styles, and influence connectivity amongst riders from these different areas. I want to change the way women are peceived not only in the motorcycle world but society in general. I invite different communities and venues to host the photo exhibit to aid in this discovery. I hope to promote and present, the freedom, independence, excitement and personalities’ of “the born to be free” woman motorcyclists.” – Lanakila MacNaughton. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: The World’s Largest Motorcycle

Photo of the Day: The World's Largest Motorcycle

Undated handout photo issued by Guinness World Records of Fabio Reggiani from Italy who has made it into the Guinness Book of World Records for constructing the worlds largest rideable motorcycle measuring 5.10 meters (16ft 8.78 in) from the ground to the top of the handlebars. Six times larger than a normal motorcycle, it’s 10.03 m long, 2.5 m wide, and weighs approximately 5,000 kg (5 tonnes). (Photo by Guinness World Records/PA Wire)

Ural Motorcycles: Break Out

Ural Motorcycles: Break Out

Routine, boredom, office slavery and chains of marriage – this is not about people who ride bikes. Ural motorcycle sets you free. It helps you get away from all this, and gives you absolute freedom. Continue reading »

Watch Parts Motorcycles

Watch Parts Motorcycles

Dan Tanenbaum, from Toronto Ontario, Canada has been sculpting these miniature motorcycles since 2010, and since that time his unique works have been featured in Ultimate Motorcycling Magazine and Motorcycle Mojo Magazine. Dan discovered his talent for creating his amazing pieces of art whilst collecting vintage timepieces. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Motorcycle Paradise

Photo of the Day: Motorcycle Paradise

Thousands of new motorcycles are parked at the Tanjung Priok port in Jakarta at August, 5, waiting for ships to transport them to Indonesia’s provinces. (Supri/Reuters)

Spectacular Winning Photos From The World Sports Photography Awards 2020

Nothing captures the emotion of sports like photography!

World Sport Photography Awards is created by a unique partnership between Twelfthman, the leading sports creative and design agency and Iconify, the awards agency behind innovative awards campaigns. Together we represent the best of sports and awards campaign design and thinking.

Spectacular Winning Photos From The World Sports Photography Awards 2020
Overall winner. Anthony Joshua (right) punches Andy Ruiz Jr during their world heavyweight title fight in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images) Continue reading »

Cop In Coronavirus Helmet Warns People To Stay Inside

Cop In Coronavirus Helmet Warns People To Stay Inside
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As India enforces a nationwide lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, one police officer has found a creative way to get the message across. Continue reading »

Amazing Vintage Photos Of Badass Women Riding Their Choppers

Amazing Vintage Photos Of Badass Women Riding Their Choppers

A chopper is a type of custom motorcycle which emerged in California in the late 1950s. The chopper is perhaps the most extreme of all custom styles, often using radically modified steering angles and lengthened forks for a stretched-out appearance. They can be built from an original motorcycle which is modified (“chopped”) or built from scratch. Continue reading »

Dutch Photographer Documents Eccentric Costumed Motorbike Taxi Drivers In Nairobi

Ghost Rider
Dutch Photographer Documents Eccentric Costumed Motorbike Taxi Drivers In Nairobi

Imagine calling for a ride on a busy day and a furious bike emerges leaving a veil of dust behind as if you are in a real-life scene from Mad Max. Sounds like a dream? Well, not if you order an African-style uber boda boda. Continue reading »

The Original Hells Angels: Amazing Photographs Capture Daily Life Of A Notorious Biker Gang In California In The 1960s

Hells Angels, California, 1965.
The Original Hells Angels: Amazing Photographs Capture Daily Life Of A Notorious Biker Gang In California In The 1960s

America loves its outlaws, but few of us actually dare to live the lifestyle. In 1965, the Hells Angels were little known outside the American West. LIFE photographer Bill Ray spent several weeks in Southern California, photographing and traveling with the San Bernardino chapter of a gang that would soon become notorious for its hedonistic, lawless swagger. Continue reading »

Beautiful Vintage Commercial Photos By Tom Kelley

A family of four in their Mercury Monterey automobile on the driveway of their home, 1959.
Beautiful Vintage Commercial Photos By Tom Kelley

Tom Kelley was an American photographer whose files full of classic portraits and early advertising shots of Hollywood’s biggest stars during the 1940s and 1950s, including Gary Cooper, Greta Garbo, Marlene Dietrich, James Cagney, Joan Crawford, Henry Fonda and Gene Kelly. Continue reading »