design
Trying Out a 3D-Scanner That Makes Helmets Custom-Molded to Your Head

It's not hard to find a badass-looking helmet for your adrenaline-fuelled hobbies. The trick is finding one that fits correctly. For decades, that's meant buying a standard (S/M/L) size lid and rearranging the padding to conform to your noggin. Recently, I got to try out a much better way. Read More >>

bicycles
Beautiful Custom Motorbike is Actually a 360-Degree Security Camera

This gorgeous custom motorbike began its life as an utterly mundane Honda P25, a fuel-efficient 1960s scooter. But motorcycle artisan Chicara Nagata turned it into a sweeping sculpture with a social-commentary twist: the tiny bike carries four infrared security cameras in its frame, built at the behest of a Japanese security company. Read More >>

transport
This Electric Motorcycle Has Storage Space Instead of a Petrol Tank

Unless you're on some giant Harley designed for a long cruise across the country, a backpack is probably the most storage room you've got on a motorcycle. But besides the savings on fuel, an electric motorcycle has other advantages, like a giant hole where the petrol tank and engine used to be—which this bike, the Feddz, repurposes as built-in storage. Read More >>

transport
Gorgeous Lotus C-01 Bike is Half-Retro, Half-Tron, Fully Amazing

Legendary car maker Lotus has produced a long line of exotic sports cars as beautiful as they are fast, but never motorcycles. Until now, that is. The company's first foray into two-wheeled transportation is a work of art—the Lotus Motorcycle C-01. Read More >>

overkill
This Diesel-Powered Scooter Packs More Utility Than a Swiss Army Knife

If I started telling you about a new all-wheel-drive, turbodiesel-powered off-roader, you'd probably think I was talking about a new Land Rover or something, right? Wrong. Check out the RNT, a concept from Indian motorcycle company Hero that could be the only back-country survival tool a motorcycle adventurer would ever need. Read More >>

diy
You Can Actually Buy This Electric Flame-Throwing Batpod

This isn't the motorcycle you need. It's the motorcycle you deserve. You'll be able to conquer Bane and the morning rush hour commute aboard this insane Harley V-Rod mod. And yes, those are dual flamethrowers and shotguns up front. Read More >>

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Watch Levi Sherwood "Shaolin" Backflip His Motorcycle At 1000 FPS

Levi Sherwood is a professional freestyle motocrosser that hails from New Zealand. He's also the reigning Red Bull X-Fighters champion, which is a freestyle motocross competition that sees these guys flipping and jumping and, generally speaking, doing really crazy shit on their bikes for people all over the world. Read More >>

transport
This Predator Helmet Can Make Even the Tiniest Vespa Badass

Motorcycle riders don't get a lot of respect from other drivers on the road, but who's going to dare cut you off when you're cruising around looking like an intergalactic game hunter in this awesome Predator helmet. It's built on an actual motorcycle helmet so it's properly safety rated, but has been enhanced with a sculpted outer shell, a dreadlocks mullet, and even a tri-laser scope. Read More >>

design
Look At This Wicked Technics-Inspired Motorcycle

In case you haven't picked up on it by now: Anything goes at CES. But at least this collaboration between Technics and custom bike builder Roland Sands is easy on the eyes and ears. Inspired by the Technics DH1-1200 and SL-1200MK2 turntables, Sands reworked a Harley Davidson Iron 883 and I'd say he nailed it. I don't like Harleys at all but I am a fan of Sands, so I'd be down with this ride. And if you're wondering who that Billy Ray Cyrus-lookalike in the video is, it's Andy Bell of Nitro Circus fame. [Roland Sands] Read More >>

safety
Finally, An Actual Innovation In Helmet Technology

Motorbike crash helmets have essentially been the same old thing since they were invented 60+ years ago - an energy absorbing chunk of styrofoam glued into a hard outer shell. Sure, some have better graphics or cool vents or whatever, but that's the basic technology. Now, a tiny company in California is bringing actual technical innovation to that formula, all in the name of reducing concussions that result from low-speed impacts. Read More >>

design
Spherical Wheel Motorcycle Makes It Easier To Dangerously Weave Through Traffic

Taking their inspiration from the spherical wheeled Audi RSQ concept seen in the Will Smith film, I, Robot, a group of students at the Charles W. Davidson College of Engineering at San Jose State University have created a similar concept, but with just two wheels. Read More >>

architecture
Apartments Designed for Motorcycles Are a Biker's Paradise

Heading off to work on a rain-soaked bike is unpleasant, and paying for an expensive apartment with a car-sized garage is even moreso. So Japanese architects have designed the perfect compromise—an apartment complex that integrates a compact motorcycle garage into each unit. Read More >>

gadgets
Real-Life Tony Stark Turns His Broken Down Car Into a Motorcycle To Escape the Desert

He might not have Tony Stark's vast wealth, but Emile Leray seems like he's just as skilled a mechanic as Stark was when the chips are down. After his Citroen 2CV broke down in the desert, he spent twelve days rebuilding it into a working motorcycle so he could make his escape. Read More >>

japan
Harley Davidson Lost In Japan Tsunami Washes Up in Canada Fully Intact

About a week ago, a soccer ball that belonged to a 16-year-old survivor of the Japanese tsunami was returned to him, after it was discovered on the Alaskan coast. But a beachcomber in Canada has since stumbled across an even more fantastic find: A Harley, with all its parts still in place. Read More >>

design
The Motorcycles That Died For These Lamps Made a Beautiful Sacrifice

We usually cringe when we see a lovely piece of hardware that's been cannibalised for the sake of another device. But that's not the case with Classified Moto's lovely lamps which are only made from spare motorcycle parts. Read More >>

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Bench Pressing While Popping a Wheelie on a Motorcycle Is Impossibly Impressive

This video captures the Internet's entrepreneurial spirit in one single minute. Have an impossible skill you can do? Like um, being able to bench press in unique situations? Like um, while popping a wheelie on your motorcycle? YOU CAN BE FAMOUS. Read More >>

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