Bikes and stories

Yamaha XS 650

17.09.2017 | 12:00

The Yamaha XS 650 was built from 1969 to 1984. The basic concept of the engine is a four stroke engine with parallel twin engine, which reveals similarities with the developments of Horex engines. Today it is often used as the basis for chopper customs.



Piaggio X10

16.09.2017 | 12:00

2012. There, Piaggio presented its new luxury X10 range - in the midst of the turmoil. The new "Grand Tourismo" range is offered in three engine versions. X10 125 (15 hp) and the X10 350 Executive (33 hp) as well as the 41 hp strong X10 500.



Triumph Rocket III

15.09.2017 | 12:00

The Triumph Rocket III is a three cylinder motorcycle made by Triumph Motorcycles Ltd. At 2,294 cc (140.0 cu in) it had the largest displacement engine of any mass production motorcycle, as of September 2004. The name "Rocket III" is derived from the 1968 BSA motorcycle, the Rocket 3, which was also produced as the " Triumph Trident."



Harley-Davidson Softail

14.09.2017 | 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.




13.09.2017 | 12:00

The BMW K75 is a standard motorcycle produced by BMW Motorrad from 1985 to 1995. At the time of its introduction, the K75 was BMW 's least expensive motorcycle. The three-cylinder BMW K75 was developed alongside the K100, but was introduced a year after the K100 as a marketing strategy. Its crankshaft had 120° between the throws and was counterbalanced by balance weights added to the water pump accessory shaft, which ran at engine speed as is correct for a 120° straight-three engine.




Yamaha XS 400

12.09.2017 | 12:00

The Yamaha XS 400 was produced from 1978 to 1990. The naked bike has 20-33 kw and weighs about 180 kg. Today, the parallel twin is often converted into a cheap custom bike as the machine shown on the photo. Picture was token while the Kustom Kulture Forever at Zeche Ewald in Germany 2017.



Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10 R

11.09.2017 | 12:00

In response to changes in the Superbike World Championship, it has been built since 2004 instead of the ZX-7 R. In 2006 the model received a comprehensive optical and technical revision. In 2008, a completely new version was introduced. The top speed is indicated at 295 km / h - 334 km / h.



Zündapp Bergsteiger

10.09.2017 | 12:00

The Zündapp Bergsteiger is a two speed moped from the manufacturer Zündapp. The Moped was produced from 1965 to 1977. The Top Speed was 40 km/h at 1.5 hp.



Harley-Davidson V-Rod

09.09.2017 | 12:00

With the water-cooled four-valve V2 V-Rod Harley scored a phenomenal engine. However, Harley atypical. High and joyful rotational speed and without significant vibrations. 99 HP and 220km / h top speed are the result.



BSA 65 Lightning

08.09.2017 | 12:00

BSA Motorcycles. At its peak, BSA was the largest motorcycle producer in the world. Loss of sales and poor investments in new products in the motorcycle division, which included Triumph Motorcycles, led to problems for the whole group. Here it is an 1971 BSA A65 Lightning.