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This ‘Yamaprilia’ is the Maddest Two-Stroke On The Track

If you’re looking for a track day weapon, there’s a plethora of sportbikes that’ll fit the bill—straight off the showroom floor. But with such a saturated market, it takes something truly exotic to go fast and turn heads.<p>South African Gareth Evans knows this all too well; his track bike isn’t a …

Son of Time: Ironwood's Yamaha XSR700 Cafe Racer

Ironwood Custom Motorcycles’ slogan is “Turning scrappy metal into gold.” And we saw the proof just last week—with a sharp-edged BMW cafe racer that almost fried our servers.<p>But while we were ogling the Beemer, Arjan van den Boom and his Amsterdam-based crew were already gearing up to unveil their …

Motorcycles

Devil in Disguise: Krugger reworks the Ducati Diavel

Remember the stir when the Ducati Diavel was launched back in 2010? It’s hard to believe that the brutish ‘power cruiser’ has been on the market for nearly seven years now—but there’s still nothing quite like it under 250 kilos.<p>To maintain interest, Ducati has boosted the Diavel range to five …

Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson MT500

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>American<br>• Harley-Davidson<br>• Military<br>• Motorcycles<p>The Harley-Davidson MT500 is a bit of an unusual motorcycle. It’s thought …

1936 Lincoln-Zephyr V12 “Twin-Grille”

Reading time: about 4 minutes.<p>American<br>• Cars<br>• Design<br>• Engineering<br>• Rare<p>A Brief History of the Lincoln-Zephyr V12<p>The Lincoln-Zephyr V12 made its first …

The Mutant: An Angry BMW R80 by Ironwood Motorcycles

There’s no sign of the popularity of the BMW R-series waning. It’s been massaged and twisted in every direction, and just as we think we’ve seen it all, along comes something that blows our socks off. Case in point: this killer R80 from Arjan van den Boom.<p>Arjan’s shop, Ironwood Custom Motorcycles …

Motorcycles

A spectacular Monster S2R with hints of steampunk

Ah, the mighty Ducati Monster. From Miguel Galluzzi’s first design in 1993, right up to the current range, it just keeps getting better. It’s a cool ride straight out of the box, even better with a little fettling, and can be downright outrageous in the hands of the right builder.<p>By the right …

Motorcycles

Yellow Baron Motorcycle

The BMW R nineT and R nineT Scrambler are both gorgeous motorcycles, but that didn’t stop the Austrians from NCT Motorcycles from tearing one to …

The Revival 140 Confederate Hellcat

Reading time: about 3 minutes.<p>American<br>• Engineering<br>• Motorcycles<p>The Confederate Hellcat is a thoroughly American motorcycle with more technology and …

This Aprilia-powered Brute is Not Your Average Shed Build

Not sure quite what you’re looking at here? Neither were we when this brute caught our attention in the magazine Performance Bikes. So we dug a little deeper.<p>Yes, it says ‘Aprilia‘ on the tin, but it’s not really an Aprilia. It just happens to be powered by a heavily reworked 998cc v-twin, taken …

Carbon Fiber

Motul 800 Onirika 2853

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>Custom<br>• Italian<br>• Motorcycles<p>The Motul 800 Onirika 2853 is a bespoke custom built by Luca Pozzato’s Officine GPDesign …

Motorcycles

More Racer Than Cafe: NCT's stunning Ducati 848 Evo

Superbikes don’t typically make us weak at the knees—but if we had to spring for something racy, it would probably be Italian. We wouldn’t say no to the 140 horsepower Ducati 848 Evo, for example.<p>So when NCT Motorcycles told us they had just finished an 848, we assumed the bike had been crashed. …

Motorcycles

Blast From The Past: A BMW R nineT inspired by the 1936 R5

The first time the world laid eyes on the BMW R nineT was three years ago—when it was teased as Roland Sands’ blistering Concept 90. Since then, bolt-on nineT parts have been flying out of the Californian workshop.<p>So we were surprised when we realized that RSD haven’t tackled another ground-up R …

Fabrication

Pure Gnarr: Wenley Andrews' Honda CBR 'retro-fighter'

With 154 horses on tap and impeccable handling, the Honda CBR954RR Fireblade is a prime candidate for customization—<i>if</i> you’re building an off-the-wall street fighter. But if your proclivities lean towards cafe racers, you’ll have your work cut out for you.<p>Wenley Andrews will attest to that. He …

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Rendering bug crashes OS X, iOS apps with string of Arabic characters (Updated)

CoreText bug crashes any iOS 6 and OS X programs that use the API.<p>There's a new bug in town, and it's here to crash your Mac and iPhone applications. …

Hand-Crafted Leather Camera Bags that Won’t Break the Bank

Leather messenger bag-style camera bags don’t come cheap. A cursory search on B&H Photo will reveal prices that often run in the $300+ range for …