Bikes and stories

Fantic Caballero RC 80

16.08.2018 | 12:00

Fantic Motor is an Italian manufacturer of motorcycles. The company began in 1968, manufacturing and exporting enduro motorcycles, mini-bikes and go-karts. Today they continue in the same genre, though the names have changed to dual-sport and motard (supermoto), and they have not returned to the US market. Fantic launched in 2015 also new models of electric bikes, the Fat Bike. Shown here is a 90s Fantic Caballero RC 80, a moped that was very sought after by teenagers.

 

Kawasaki ZRX 1100

15.08.2018 | 12:00

The Kawasaki ZRX1100 was a standard motorcycle made by Kawasaki from 1997 to 2001 with an engine loosely based on the ZX-11. The ZRX1100 and the later ZRX1200 were styled like 1980s muscle bikes, which were large bikes with large engines. The ZRX1100 had a top speed of 230 km/h (143 mph), and 0 to 1/4 mile (0.00 to 0.40 km) time of 11.19 seconds at 120 mph (190 km/h), and a 0 to 60 mph (0 to 97 km/h) time of 2.9 seconds.

 

Honda NX 650 Dominator

14.08.2018 | 12:00

The Honda NX650 Dominator is a dual-sport motorcycle. It was manufactured from 1988 to 2000. The main difference between model years are the graphics and details in the fairing. The original J spec (1988) Japanese model featured both electric and kick starting which was dropped to electric only on all later models. Secondhand models continue to fetch good prices for machines of relatively low cubic capacity and are much sought after amongst enthusiasts.

 

 

MV Agusta Brutale

13.08.2018 | 12:00

MV Agusta is a name well known for racing success in the sixties and seventies. But there are only 10.000 bikes approved in Germany in 2012. In 2013 850 were sold, most of them were MV Agusta Brutale.

 

Harley-Davidson Softail

12.08.2018 | 12:00

The term softail refers to motorcycles and bicycles that feature a hidden rear suspension system with springs or shock absorbers to absorb bumps. Softail motorcycles give the appearance of having a hard-tail or rigid frame, normally with the shock absorbers or springs under the motorcycle and out of view. The word "softail" is a registered trademark of Harley-Davidson motorcycles, coined with the release of the FXST Softail in 1984. Since then, the word has expanded to include other motorcycles with hidden rear suspensions as well as bicycles incorporating a rear suspension. In 2018 there will be no mor Dyna or Softail.

 

Yamaha FZR 1000

11.08.2018 | 12:00

The FZR 1000 (from 1989 with the additional designation Exup) is a motorcycle, which was produced by Yamaha engine in the years 1987 to 1995. Built from 1989 and responsible for the name addition Exup unique selling proposition was Yamaha's patented, located behind the exhaust valves additional exhaust control for four-stroke engines "Exhaust Ultimate Power Valve", with the help of the back pressure of the flow-through exhaust system is varied speed and load. This made it possible to design for a high peak output while significantly improving the torque curve in the lower to medium speed range.

 

Ural Gespann Ranger

10.08.2018 | 12:00

Classic motorcycles are popular like never before. Therefore Ural motorcycles also experience something like a boom. For a few years the Russian machines run even quite reliable, in 2015 only with fuel injection system. With 40 hp 100km/h can be achieved.

 

 

Ducati Scrambler 800

09.08.2018 | 12:00

The Ducati Scrambler is a L-twin engined standard or roadster motorcycle made by Ducati . The Scrambler was introduced at the 2014 Intermot motorcycle show, with US sales beginning in 2015, in seven configurations: the 803 cc (49.0 cu in) Classic, Urban Enduro, Icon, Flat Track Pro, Full Throttle, Italia Independent, and the 399 cc (24.3 cu in) Sixty2. The Scrambler name and design concept are a revival of the Scrambler line of dual-sport singles made from 1962–1974.

 

Suzuki GS 400 E

08.08.2018 | 12:00

The Suzuki GS400E is a motorcycle that was part of the Suzuki GS series in production between 1978 and 1984. The engine was a 399 cc plant that featured DOHC with four valves per cylinder. The claimed output of the engine is 39 bhp (29 kW) at 8.500 rpm and 2.8 kg.m of torque at 6600 rpm.

 

Honda CB 92

07.08.2018 | 12:00

The Honda CB 92 with 125cc engine. The air-cooled two-cylinder engine delivers 15 hp at 10500 min. The CB 92 1959 was the first model of the CB series, the CB 750 Four the most famous.