Allstate Insurance Teams Up With Builder For Bike Week
This Friday, March 7, Allstate Insurance Company and legendary motorcycle builder Rick Fairless unveiled his latest custom creation at Daytona Bike Week – a reimagined Victory Vegas 8-Ball.
The custom-built motorcycle is part of this year's grand prize for the Allstate Motorcycle Sweepstakes and will feature signature Rick Fairless designs and customization never before seen by the public. This is the fifth year of the Allstate Motorcycle Sweepstakes and the first year that a Fairless custom is featured as the grand prize. READ ON
It wasn't that long ago that the first $1 million car was news. Now, a two-wheel vehicle is about to hit seven figures.
Lauge Jensen, the Denmark-based maker of customized motorcycles, recently sold what is believed to be the most expensive bike (of current production) ever. READ ON
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First off, the numbers: two-cylinder V-twin engine with 410 cubic inches (6728 cc); 510 ft/lbs of torque; 350 horsepower; 3.47 meters total length. Each wheel is large enough to dwarf a Smart ForTwo. Meet the Gunbus 410, a behemoth made of steel and aluminum which will cost you around $350,000.
Many said the behemoth would never make it to production, but a German company called Leonheart Manufacturing managed to round off all the loose ends and push the 410 to a limited run production. We’re not quite sure how someone would ride this thing, let alone get it out of the driveway and push off to get going. We can imagine running into traffic while riding this, and not being able to keep it upright (because an average sized person can’t reach the ground with their feet while riding it). READ ON