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Honda Announces 2016 Montesa Cota 300RR Trials Motorcycle

Riding the momentum of Toni Bou’s continued dominance on the international trials scene, American Honda today announced the brand-new Cota 300RR, …

Motorcycles

A Local’s Guide to Durban

Surf’s up in South Africa’s city of coastal cool—springboard to mountain heights and safari sights in <b>Durban</b>.<p>Here’s an inside look at what to do, eat, and buy in South Africa’s third largest city:<p>> The Action Plan<p><b>Street Scene:</b> For a pan-African spectacle, head to Warwick Junction, the hub of …

South Africa

How It Works: Car Engine Ethanol Injection

Boosting an engine with ethanol has a longer history than you might think<p>Thanks to the adoption of direct fuel injection, teaming gas and ethanol has the potential to beat diesel efficiency.<p>We can hear your groans already: Our federal government's effort to curb oil imports by lacing gasoline with …

This @66motorcycles built #yamaha #TX650 is a real quality #caferacer

This @66motorcycles built #yamaha #TX650 is a real quality #caferacer. Photographed by @rskphotographyperth at the #Perthcaferacers #rumbleinthevalley #bikeshow

cognitomoto:

#FOXCB350 is headed to its new home today. #Caferacer #CognitoMoto #ridefox #CB350

Dissident: A new Yamaha Yard Built XJR1300

Three years ago, Yamaha Europe kicked off its Yard Built program with the Wrenchmonkees’ stunning ‘Monkeefist’ XJR1300. Since then, we’ve seen a steady stream of killer customs from some of Europe’s best builders, including Deus, Benders, Marcus Walz and JvB-moto.<p>And now we have ‘Dissident,’ a …

Motorcycles

Supercharged Motus MSTR Hot Rod | WILD FILE

The regular duties of <b>Motus Motorcycles</b> co-founder and Design Director Brian Case have focused on the overall design of the proprietary V-4 engine and …

The Continuing Glow of Vietnam

<i>By Andrew Lam, with photographs by Catherine Karnow</i><p>Twenty years ago, I stepped onto a Hanoi street and into darkness. The electricity was out, and clouds obscured moonlight. The faint smell of incense wafted in the air, and I saw shadows flitting about and red dots spinning in circles on the …

Vietnam

12 Reasons Photographers Still Choose to Shoot Film over Digital

This year will mark forty years since the invention of the first functioning digital camera, and despite it being a measly 0.01 megapixels, it …

DIY Yogurt Recipe (that you can actually do yourself)

Yes, I said it, I <b>MAKE</b> my own yogurt. This seemingly “Everest” type task is actually something I do at least twice a week.<p>And I have 2 kids under 2, …

Yogurt

Nanotubes: Like carbon fiber, but 20 times stronger

They're the stiffest, strongest material known to man, and they could revolutionize car design forever.<p>Now that carbon-fiber composites have migrated from the world of blank-check motorsports to semiaffordable production cars such as the BMW i3 and Chevrolet Corvette, what's next? Is there another …

'Man-made' climate change a major woman's problem

Countless studies show that natural disasters on average kill more women than men -- 90 percent female fatalities in some cases, prevent girls from going to school, increase the threat of sexual assault. And the list goes on.<p>This issue has leapt to the fore in global negotiations on climate change, …

Meet the creatives from the Africa is Now exhibition on the #DesignIndaba Expo floor at 1:30pm today: http://bit.ly/1zezh0F

‘95 Moto Guzzi 1100 Sport - Moto Studio

<i>Written by Martin Hodgson.</i><p>When Moto Guzzi released the 1995 1100 Sport the global press first fell in love with the idea of a true Guzzi sports bike …

Motorcycles

Aston Martin Vulcan - The Official Photos

Carbon-fiber monocoque, carbon-fiber body, and a monstrous 800-hp, 7.0L V12. The Aston Martin Vulcan track special lets 24 owners play GT-racer for kicks, and its styling previews the next generation of Aston road cars.

Next Nissan GT-R looks set for 2018 debut

Nissan design honcho Shiro Nakamura drops hints on the next Godzilla.<p>The current Nissan GT-R is still a monster. With a 545-hp twin-turbo ( or 600 hp in mighty NISMO guise), tenacious all-wheel-drive, and a 0-60 time that can dip below three seconds, it more than holds up the …

This Hubless Bicycle Folds to the Size of an Umbrella

Folding bicycles are wonderful, but by and large they have to strike a compromise: large wheels and limited portability, or small pack-size but with …

Hazelwood Homes — Coming Soon

How To: Buy, Design or Build DIY Cargo Container Homes

A perfect example of thinking outside the box and living within one. – but what is really involved when buying, designing or building cargo container …

How to MacGyver Your Way Out of Any Clothing Stain

Blood? Sweat? No more tears. Sure, the red wine you just spilled all over your favorite white jeans won't clean itself (unless the skinnies in question are from this line, that is). But while we've all cursed the heavens over soiled garments and wished we could just press the "undo" button on a …

The engine in this has pumped out 140hp to “see what it can do”

The engine in this has pumped out 140hp to “see what it can do”. There will be a limited edition 120hp version but how many horsepowers will the standard edition put out?

70s Muscle: Santiago's Kawasaki Z1000 cafe racer

If the sixties was the heyday for muscle cars, the seventies was the era of superbikes. Cars that could run the quarter mile in 13 seconds were considered fast, but the Kawasaki H1 and Honda CB750 were equally rapid.<p>Then the literbike inline fours arrived—like the Kawasaki Z1000. And the Camaros, …

Motorcycles

xr750:

So I'm turning my Honda cb750c into a cafe, it's an 81 or 82 I think (seller didn't have correct year on it)

The rear of the frame kicks up so if you want to incorporate that into the seat and show it off then it’ll suit the cafe racer look. CRD do a great version of this.<p>Alternatively you could hide the frame and have a flat line on the seat by by building a seat that covers the frame like below.<p>Depends which way you want to go Bogan the Brave

BMW R80 by Diamond Atelier

Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>633<p>633<p>SHARES<p>Founded in 2013 by twentysomethings Tom Konecny and Pablo Steigleder, Diamond Atelier is a …

Husqvarna Motorcycles | By Kiska

Renown Swedish Motorcycle brand Husqvarna have unveiled two exciting new street models at the International motorcycle Expo EICMA in Milan. The 401 …