A couple months ago I had the pleasure of interviewing A couple months ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Daryl Villanueva, mastermind and maker of Bandit9 motorcycles for the Silodrome website.
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This summer BMW released their Concept Ninety, a retro modern motorcycle roughly based on the 40 year old R90 design. This month, Suzuki followed up with a retro modern styled sport bike called the Recursion Concept. The bike has beautiful classic lines with modern angles, a 588cc water-cooled two-cylinder engine… and turbo. The idea behind the small displacement engine equipped with an inter-cooled turbocharge system is to offer a lighter weight motorbike with all the power of a bigger, heavier liter-bike. Partially faired, it’s a more modern take on the sport classic… Continue Reading »
BMW celebrated it’s 90th anniversary of making motorcycles, releasing this classic sporty beauty called the Concept Ninety. It’s said to have been partially inspired by the 40 year old R90 design, apparent in the tank and orange paint job. Will other companies start making their own versions of retro motorcycles, modernized and done right similar to the Sport Classic line from Ducati? One can only hope! The Concept Ninety is decked out with Ohlins forks and rear shock, dual disc front brakes with Brembo calipers, and beautiful lines taking note from the… Continue Reading »