1894 Hildebrand & Wolfmüller motorcycle auctioned off for $132,000

Called as the first-ever patented “motorrad,” the 1894 Hildebrand & Wolfmüller motorcycle was auctioned by Bonhams for $132,000 (it was earlier estimated to sell for nothing more than $60,000-90,000!) Famous for its design and engineering, this piece of history was manufactured in Munich by H&W and was patented in January 1894. The motorcycle was also the first powered two-wheeler to …

Victoria Scott-Richards1894 Hildebrand & Wolfmüller motorcycle auctioned off for $132,000

‘Mitch’ Scooter encrusted with 100,000 Swarovski crystals

Kymco scooters, a company specializing in producing motorcycles from Taiwan, has helped making the many unfulfilled bling dreams come true, with their customized scooters called “Mitch”. The scooters come encrusted with almost 100,000 Swarovski crystals. It featured on the 37th Tokyo Motorcycle Show at Tokyo Big Sight which took place from the 26th of March till the 28th, featuring some …

Victoria Scott-Richards‘Mitch’ Scooter encrusted with 100,000 Swarovski crystals

Hybrid concept bike expected to ride too far into the future

Designed along smooth aerodynamic lines, this 2010 Izh-1 Motorcycle intends to become a perfect ride for congested future streets. It features a strong and massive front along with a compact rear. The bike has also been designed innovative and lighter components to keep the weight nearly half than that of conventional motorcycles. It is equipped with 505 V-twin engine and …

Victoria Scott-RichardsHybrid concept bike expected to ride too far into the future

Exceptional machines at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering

A range of exceptional machines from the past, present and future featured at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering. The highlights of the collection include an extraordinary collection of motorcycles from the collection of Bernard Li 1957, Mondial 125cc Grand Prix DOHC “Dustbin,” 1967 Münch Mammoth and the legendary 1910 Royal Pioneer 30.50ci Single. FYI: Bonhams has already listed for auction the …

Victoria Scott-RichardsExceptional machines at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering

RSD launch the ferocious ‘Black Beauty’

The Black Beauty from Roland Sands Design (RSD) – that was initially meant to be ridden by former AMA 250 GP National Motorcycle Racing Champion – is meant for all those bike lovers who love custom-made machines. The Black Beauty boasts of sticky tires, road-racing forks, radial brakes and lightweight wheels on RSD’s routine Harley-Davidson Softail. What’s more, the bike …

Victoria Scott-RichardsRSD launch the ferocious ‘Black Beauty’