Tag Archives: motorcycles

  • BMW Hover Ride Concept: Based on a LEGO Kit

    BMW Hover Ride Concept: Based on a LEGO Kit

    Kids and kids at heart have been using LEGO to create impossible machines, and in truth this hobby isn’t so different from the concept vehicles that automotive brands put up for publicity. That subtext has been made text by the BMW Hover Ride concept, which is actually based on a LEGO kit developed with BMW. […]

  • ‘Ducati 90 Years: Stile Ducati: A Visual History of Ducati Design’

    ‘Ducati 90 Years: Stile Ducati: A Visual History of Ducati Design’

    2016 marks the 90th anniversary of the legendary Ducati motorcycle brand, but for some reason you have to wait until next year to be able to observe this milestone with an official book commemorating its history of design and performance. That book is called Ducati 90 Years: Stile Ducati: A Visual History of Ducati Design, […]

  • Digimoto: A Motorcycle Designed in Virtual Reality by Christian Zanzotti

    Digimoto: A Motorcycle Designed in Virtual Reality by Christian Zanzotti

    A new joint collaboration between industrial designer Christian Zanzotti, development firm Gray Development, and motorcycle outfitter Wunderlich shows the possibilities of design work within the realm of virtual reality. It’s Digimoto, a motorcycle that was designed by Zanzotti within a VR landscape. The Digimoto began its life as a standard BMW R1200R. The bike was […]

  • BMW Titan Concept: A Real-Life Street Shark (Pics)

    BMW Titan Concept: A Real-Life Street Shark (Pics)

    We all remember the TV show Street Sharks, with its fanciful depiction of anthropomorphic sharks literally swimming through the streets. Now, that legendary television program has inspired visual designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem, who has unveiled the BMW Titan Concept, which looks like a futuristic shark on wheels. Actually, the BMW Titan Concept was designed not […]

  • ‘Monster of Ice’ Ducati Concept by Paolo Tesio (Pics)

    ‘Monster of Ice’ Ducati Concept by Paolo Tesio (Pics)

    Paolo Tesio is a designer who’s churned out various motorcycle concepts based on the Ducati Monster over the years. His latest is specifically engineered for wintry, icy conditions — appropriately called the Monster of Ice. The Tesio x Ducati Monster of Ice, if it actually existed, would be the best way to traverse icy tundra […]

  • Vozz Helmets: A New Kind of Motorcycle Helmet

    Vozz Helmets: A New Kind of Motorcycle Helmet

    If you ride a motorcycle, there’s really no valid excuse not to wear a helmet. But, there are a few quasi-valid reasons: They don’t look cool, they’re a pain to put on, you have to take off your glasses when you put it on, etc etc etc. But Vozz Helmets eliminates these qualms and many […]

  • Tesla M Motorcycle Concept by Jans Slapins (Pics)

    Tesla M Motorcycle Concept by Jans Slapins (Pics)

    Tesla is known for its innovative and flashily futuristic designs, so attempting a concept motorcycle in the signature Tesla style is a unique challenge. But it’s a challenge that London designer Jans Slapins has more than risen to with his new Tesla M motorcycle concept, recently released to the internet. The Tesla M concept cycle […]

  • TUDOR Fastrider Chronograph

    TUDOR Fastrider Chronograph

    You know you’ve hit one of the upper tiers of the watch world when your watch is tailored to some specific activity you have an interest in, like scuba diving or surfing. The TUDOR Fastrider Chronograph is like that, only for motorcyclists, but you don’t have to be a biker to appreciate its craftsmanship and […]

  • BMW Motorrad Japan “Ignite Straight Six” Custom Motorcycles (Photos)

    BMW Motorrad Japan “Ignite Straight Six” Custom Motorcycles (Photos)

    Ken’s Factory and Hot-Dock Custom Cycles are both renowned for their custom motorcycles, and the two shops have teamed up for a pair of custom takes on the BMW K1600 GTL. The BMW Motorrad Japan project is called “Ignite Straight Six,” and it’s resulted in two awesome-looking custom bikes, with design approaches that couldn’t be more […]

  • Female Motorcycle Rider Just Doesn’t Care (Video)

    Female Motorcycle Rider Just Doesn’t Care (Video)

    Please enable Javascript to watch this video When you ride on a motorcycle, a little thing called Bernoulli’s Principle will cause any loose clothing you’re wearing to be driven upwards. We’ve all seen it happen on the highway, usually with 50-year-old dudes who we wish would have tucked in their t-shirts a little tighter, but […]