With BMW Motorrad celebrating two significant birthdays this year (90 years since the founding of BMW Motorrad, and 40 years since the launch of the BMW R 90 S), it's understandable that it should produce a tribute motorcycle to the most famous Boxer Twin. Hence, BMW will show the BMW Concept 90 at the famous Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on the banks of Lake Como later today. READ ON
Back in 2012, Audi acquired Italian motorbike manufacturer Ducati under their Lamborghini arm, and with the acquisition, we guess it’s only fair that many are wondering if Audi has plans to start manufacturing motorbikes of their own in the future. While that may or may not happen, or if Audi will be content to let Ducati continue what they are doing, some designers have come up with an interesting and sleek concept of what an Audi-manufactured motorbike might look like. READ ON
Not a long time ago, reputed workshop DP Customs has launched a design contest for one of their future bikes, and here's one stunning idea coming from a guy simply named Paolo: a Ferrari F40-themed Harley-Davidson we can't take our eyes off.
The design contest had some basic rules, but the most important one was that the concept had to use a Sportster as a base model. Some believed this was too much of a restriction, but after seeing this F40-inspired concept bike, we started to understand that there is more to the Sportster than meets the eye of somebody who is not a designer. READ ON
The future of motorcycles lies in the hands of the designers as much as it lies in those of the engineers. We've gotten to see many bikes with exceptional design and performance specs not living up to that, and vice versa, so maybe it's time to bring the two together. Here's a new bike created by Italian designer Paolo Tesio, the Ducati-based S2-Braida. READ ON
Naming the bike KR GT-1 might indeed seem less than imaginative and totally not at all appealing. But as the Kr comes from Keanu Reeves and we're talking about a prototype bike he and Gard Hollinger of Arch Motorcycle have created, things start to move in the right direction, don't they? READ ON