FLATTY: Vic Shield’s 375cc Two-Stroke Street Tracker… By the late 70s, Yamaha’s air-cooled RD250/400 two-stroke street bikes were due for an update. In order to galvanize the supersport class, Yamaha decided to go all-out, creating […]
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The Mutant: 421cc Two-Stroke Skorpion!
Vic Shield’s RZ421-Powered MZ Skorpion! In 1994, former East German motorcycle maker MuZ — aka MZ — introduced the Skorpion, a single-cylinder sport bike with a race-style chassis and 660cc Yamaha engine. This crossbred machine […]
Problem Child: Father / Daughter BMW R80 Roadster
A trophy-winning roadster from 20-y.o. Cheyenne Keogh of CKM Designs… Motorcycles have a unique way of binding families together. BikeBound itself started as something of a father-son venture many years ago, and we’ve always […]
Ice-Cool Buell: M2 Cyclone Café Racer
A custom-framed Buell café racer from Foundry Motorcycle… Introduced in 1997, the Buell M2 Cyclone represented a two-seat, more pragmatic alternative to the uncompromising S1 Lightning. The early versions featured an 86-bhp version of the […]
The Langen: A Modern Street-Legal Two-Stroke Sports Bike!
The Langen Two Stroke: 250cc, 265 pounds, 76 bhp… Here at BikeBound, we have a soft spot for two-stroke street bikes. There’s just something about the size, scent, and sensations of a two-stroke that call […]
All-Metal ADV: Honda 650 Dominator
TUAB: The Ultimate Adventure Bike from Marlon Motorcycles… The Honda NX650 Dominator has proven itself as one of the most versatile motorcycles of recent history, a single-cylinder dual-sport that’s tough as nails, adept both on […]
Fastest Horse in Town: Rotax 604 Thunderbike Tracker
Thunderbike Champion Texas Chris builds a faster horse… The Thunderbike class hails from the early days of UK flat track racing, when one of the sport’s godfathers, Peter “Boastie” Boast, wanted to create a class […]
Always Ready: William Wood Indian Scout
Win this Saltire Motorcycles Indian Scout — a tribute to the world’s firefighters… There has always been a deep connection between the world of motorcycles and firefighting. Look at the parking lot of nearly any […]
Bloody Evil: 1052cc Turbo KZ / GSX-R1100
Kai Bailey’s KZ1000 / GSX-R1100 Turbo… For 1977, Kawasaki introduced the KZ1000, their 90-hp inline-four successor to the mighty Z1 and KZ900. Not only was it one of the fastest factory bikes of the era, […]
Kenny Roberts Street Tracker: 421cc Banshee Powered!
A 421cc two-stroke street tracker inspired by Kenny Roberts… In 1978, Kenny Roberts became the first American rider to win a Grand Prix World Championship, beating out British legend Barry Sheene to claim the title […]