Month: May 2017

Honda SS50 koncept: you never forget your first love

A first love for many, Honda’s Super Sport 50 still holds a place in hearts around the world. In a parallel universe it probably still exists and looks like this If you popped your biking…

Is this TDR the maddest place to put a YPVS motor?

If there’s one bike that would be a guaranteed laugh if it was built today, it would be the Yamaha TDR250. Imagine it with a 350cc motor… If there’s anything that Yamaha know…

Will BMW’s W-triple replace the Boxer twin?

Remember BMW’s R1200C cruiser? Sure you do: It was the Boxer Twin cruiser that appeared on the big screen with Pierce Brosnan in James Bond flick Tomorrow Never Dies. Up against well-established V-twin Harleys…

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When we thought bikes would be floating by now

Here’s a commission from Bike magazine in the UK – they wanted an image that could illustrate what we thought bikes were going to look like from a 1980s perspective. A plastic-shrouded,…

Suzuki GSX-R1100 koncept: No laptop required

In the age of traction control, cornering ABS, electronic suspension, fuel maps and monocoque frames, this GSX-R1100 koncept is old skool cool. The year is 2007 and Honda have unveiled their retro-themed sportsbike…

The beautiful simplicity of the Suzuki Scrambler

Let’s go back to a time when this was all fields with this Suzuki DR650 Scrambler koncept Scramblers – they came about when people used to ‘scramble’ from one place to another…

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