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Turbo Ducati 848 Superbike

Turbocharged Superbike: Ducati 848 Turbo

Turbocharged Ducati superbike from two best friends… The Ducati 848 superbike, introduced in 2008, featured a 134-hp “Testastretta” V-twin, a trellis frame developed in conjuction with the company’s racing division, and in a surprising move […]

Handbuilt Show 2019: Wild Ones!

For 2019, The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show was bigger and better than ever, showcasing more than 150 hand-built bikes from all over North America and beyond. The show organizers, Revival Cycles, hope to further a cultural […]

Ducati 999 Custom

Custom Ducati 999 “Paprika” by XTR Pepo

The Ducati 999, built from 2003-2006, boasted a liquid-cooled L-twin Desmodromic engine capable of 138 horsepower and 80 lb-ft of torque. While the 999’s styling — which was the work of South African designer Pierre […]

Yamaha SR400 Cafe racer

Yamaha “SR534” Cafe Racer by Yuya Ueda

“Mechanical vibes like an old piston engine fighter…” Few motorcycles have garnered the cult following of the air-cooled, single-cylinder Yamaha SR series. Part of the appeal must be the straightforward, no-frills nature of the SR’s […]

Sportster Cafe Racer

XL1200 Sportster Cafe Racer by Bull Original

Last year we featured the Harley-Davidson “MX1000,” a 1000cc Ironhead dirt bike built by Takuya Yonezawa — “Yone” — the founder of Japan’s Bull Original ( That bike was no mere showpiece — as the […]