Bikes and stories

Suzuki LS 650 Savage

19.06.2018 | 12:00

The Suzuki LS 650 Savage is a motorcycle model from the Japanese manufacturer Suzuki , which was produced from 1986 to 2000 for the German market. The engine was available in Germany only with 27 hp until 1994. Then there was also in Germany the international standard 31 hp version.



Triumph Rocket III

18.06.2018 | 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 Sportster 48

17.06.2018 | 12:00

61 years Sportster. 1957 Harley-Davidson designed a new more modern and smaller engine with a sporty character to stand up to British manufacturers such as Norton , BSA and Triumph : the Sportster engine. Since the beginning of the millennium, the Sportster is one of the top sellers of the brand. In Germany alone 2014 12.900 units have been sold. But in 2017 the Sportster is still the top seller of the brand. The shown 1200 was rebuilt in 2017 to Jever Edition.


Kawasaki ZL 900

16.06.2018 | 12:00

The Kawasaki ZL 900, also called Eliminator, was designed as a dragstar. Accordingly, it offers good sprinting behavior based on a very short translation. While the Eli was only offered for sale in Canada and the US, the following models ZL 600, ZL 250 and ZL 1000 were also available on the European market. The few existing copies of the ZL 900 in Germany were imported by dealers or private buyers.



BMW R 45 Custombike

15.06.2018 | 12:00

The BMW R 45 was available in two versions: a lower performance N version with 27 hp and a stronger S variant with 35 hp, for which a maximum speed of 160 km / h was specified. Built between 1978 and 1985, a total of 28,158 pieces. With 35 hp and only 450cc the BMW 2-valve was not just one of the favorites of the motorcycle scene. But they are very popular today as a cheap customize base.



Kawasaki 750 H2

14.06.2018 | 12:00

The Kawasaki 750 H2 was a motorcycle of the Japanese manufacturer Kawasaki , which was produced from 1971 to 1975. After the success of the Kawasaki 500 H1 Kawasaki developed the Kawasaki 750 H2 as a new top model. At its launch in 1972, it was the most powerful and fastest high-volume motorcycle. The quarter mile was passed by the 74 hp vehicle in a test in 12.283 seconds.



Honda NT650V Deauville

13.06.2018 | 12:00

The Honda Deauville, also marketed as the NT650V and NT700V, is a mid-range touring motorcycle introduced by Honda in 1998 with a liquid-cooled 52° 650 cc V-twin engine. The shown one is a four season motorcycle.




MV Agusta F4 1000 S

12.06.2018 | 12:00

The first mass-produced F4 1000, the F4 1000 S, was released in 2005 and came with a 166-horsepower (122 kW) engine 142 rear horsepower. The F4 1000 S comes equipped with a 50 mm Marzocchi front upside down fork and Sachs rear suspension. A 1+1 version adds a pillion for a passenger. Expect 0-60 in 2.7 seconds, the quarter mile in 9.95 seconds @ 144 mph, and a top speed estimated at 300 km/h (190 mph).



Honda CB 550 Four

11.06.2018 | 12:00

The middle class motorcycle Honda CB 550 was offered in two versions, as Honda CB 550 F four-in-one from 1975 to 1978 with a 4-in-1 exhaust system and a Honda CB 550 K from 1977 to 1979 with 4-in-4 Exhaust System . Shown here is a modified vehicle, which is still in the street in 2018.


Suzuki GSF 600 N Bandit

10.06.2018 | 12:00

The Suzuki Bandit series of sport-standard motorcycles include the seven models. All models have DOHC inline four cylinder engines with 4 valves per cylinder. The GSF600 engine is based on the GSX-F 600 engine, re-tuned for more mid-range torque. The GSF1200 engine is a bored out version of the GSXR1100 engine, also re-tuned for more mid-range torque.