Patrick

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Evel Knievel

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Art<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Photography<br>• Retro<p>It’s unlikely we’ll ever see another dare-devil like Evel Knievel, there was …

Motorcycles

1969 Triumph Bonneville bobber

I find low-key, vintage bobbers irresistible, and this 1969 Triumph Bonneville from Johannesburg is a classic in more ways than one. It belongs to Justin Steyn, who started the project way back in 2009.<p>The style is utterly timeless, and like many of the best bikes, deceptively simple. The build …

Mountain Biking

larchedenowaypictures: Dream Garage • Stuff by Fantomette

‘75 BMW R75/6 - Kingston Customs

You’ve got to admit, when it comes to balls-to-the-wall cool shit, the Germans definitely punch above their weight. They kicked the modern world off …

Wheels Evolve Into Balls with Spherical Drive System

Other than a few variants on tracks or some future designs that fly, motorcycles all have wheels and we know what wheels look like, some sort of disc …

Hazan Motorworks Harley Ironhead

Max Hazan is one of a handful of builders who operate at the intersection of motorcycles and art. It’s a rarefied field: the best-known protagonist is probably Ian Barry of Falcon Motorcycles. But Barry now has some serious competition.<p>Brooklyn-based Hazan is a former boat-builder, and this Harley …

Carbohydrates

Shark Raw Helmet

Modified 2013 Honda Ruckus by Composimo.com.. Thanks John for your time.. in the super amazing forest with your cool Ruckus.. Photo taken in Bentcreek Forest .. North Carolina..

5 Old-Timey Medical Treatments That Actually Work

Leeches, lobotomies, and more<p>Thanks to vast improvements in hygiene, pharmaceuticals, and surgical techniques and devices, medical treatments today tend to be significantly less painful—and less deadly—than they were a century ago. Though the cures of yesteryear often seem brutally primitive, some, …

Medicine

Starwatch: The December night sky

Reports of the death of Comet ISON as it brushed within 1,165,000 km of the Sun last Thursday were premature. Something survived, but as I write this we don't know whether ISON still has an intact and productive icy nucleus or whether we are left with only a flying bank of rubble that may dim and …

Sprintbeemer by Lucky Cat Garage

The inspiration for a bike build can come from the most unlikely of sources. In the case of this most unusual BMW sprint bike, it was a vintage M&H Racemaster drag tire.<p>The tire belonged to the amiable Séb Lorentz of the Lucky Cat Garage, a familiar face on the European custom show circuit. While …

Superbikes

Skully Heads Up Display Helmet

Imagine a motorcycle helmet that not only protects your head, but keeps you safe by providing real-time information and video with a simple voice …

Officine RossoPuro 'Eroica'

Most of the leading custom builders work on commission—they get a brief from a client, a direction is agreed upon, and a motorcycle starts to take shape. Compromise is inevitable, whether it’s around budget or aesthetic direction.<p>But every now and then, as you can imagine, it’s good to get free …

Brough Superior: the 'new' SS100

So here is the new Brough Superior — the first all-new bike from the famous marque in seven decades. The rights to the brand name are now owned by the Austrian-based businessman Mark Upham, who’s been teasing us for the past three years with beautiful recreations of George Brough’s 1920s …

Emerging Technology

Arrogant Triumph T100R Bobber

It's been a while since I've paid Japan a visit on the site, but this beauty of a Bobber from Arrogant Lunge in Yokohama is certainly worth a look. …

Paul Walker remembered by friends and fans as details of death filter out [w/videos]

It was with sad hearts that we reported on the death of Paul Walker, star of the hugely popular <i>Fast and Furious</i> movie franchise, but it is with admiration that we can look back upon his life and successful Hollywood career. To wit: Just prior to his untimely passing, Walker was attending an event …

Four Probable VINs: 1952 Siata 300BC Project

This Siata 300BC is said to be either the 5th, 6th, 8th, or 9th example built in 1952, and is an all aluminum body on a steel frame without much …