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 »
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Hey tumblr users, I started a tumblog for Cerberus Motorcycles, the shop I’m working at in SanDiego. Check it out. cerberusmoto: Super rad custom vintage Husqvarna here for #MotoMonday! (at Cerberus Motorcycles) Retrofitted with Soqi suspension (OEM for an R6).
Looks like Bell decided to join the retro modern full face helmet club- they recently announced the Bullitt, modeled after the original Bell Star helmet from 40 or so years ago, and so far it’s been shown in three color variations. They do have a really awesome look to them. I’ve yet to find out just how safe that tiny little chin strap will be… the jury is still out in my opinion. Looks like you’ll have to wait until March of 2014 to get one, but that’s actually not that far… Continue Reading »
She’s gonna be a beauty. More photos from putting the first bit of her back together soon. The little scissor marks and arrows are where the frame is chopped and the seat is getting chopped to match. [ more from the Monster Project ]