Bikes and stories

Kreidler Florett

11.02.2019 | 12:00

Kreidler Florett Mokicks were built since 1957. The Kreidler Florett RS was a moped model series with two-stroke engines from Kreidler, which was built from 1967 to 1981 in over 125,000 copies. Florett mopeds were very popular among tuners because these machines were available with a number of so-called tuning sets - especially in the Netherlands - whose use was illegal. Original with an 18-mm Bing carburettor, the engine produced 5.3 hp at 7250 rpm, which resulted in a maximum speed of 80 km / h with a claw-connected five-speed gearbox.


Triumph Rocket III

10.02.2019 | 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."


MV Agusta Brutale 800

09.02.2019 | 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.



Ducati 500 Pantah

08.02.2019 | 12:00

Designed by an extraordinary team of top talent such as Taglioni, Mengoli, Bocchi and Martini, the Pantah was in every respect one of the most successful and perfect motorcycles in Ducati 's entire production history. The 4-stroke V-90 ° two-cylinder engine was desmodromic. With belt driven overhead camshaft, the valves were controlled. Two carburetors Dell'Orto PHF 36 provided enough gasoline. The 50 hp enabled respectable 200 km / h top speed.


Royal Enfield Classic 500 EFI

07.02.2019 | 12:00

Technically, the Classic 500, just like the Bullet 500, based on a construction from the 1950s. Only the engine has been adapted to today's emissions regulations. It has a 500 cc single-cylinder engine in a simple single-tube frame with a carrying motor, rear swing arm and telescopic fork with 90 / 90-19 front tires and 90 / 90-18 rear wheels. The engine is a unit construction, that means, crankshaft and transmission are housed in a common housing. Instead of a carburetor, he has an electronically controlled port injection (Electronic Fuel Injection).


Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Ultra Classic

06.02.2019 | 12:00

The Harley-Davidson Tri Glide Ultra Classic is a three-wheeled motorcycle manufactured by Harley-Davidson and introduced in the 2009 model year. Its model designation is FLHTCUTG. The Tri Glide Ultra Classic is the first three-wheeled motorcycle produced by Harley-Davidson since the Harley-Davidson Servi-Car, which was manufactured from 1932 to 1973. Harley released a new trike model in 2015, the Harley-Davidson Freewheeler. The shown 2017 offering sports the new 107 cubic inch Milwaukee 8 engine.


Jawa 350 Red Style

05.02.2019 | 12:00

The Jawa 350 is a motorcycle, produced by Jawa Moto in Czechoslovakia until 1992 and in the Czech Republic until present. With its two-stroke, air-cooled 343 cc engine it could reach speeds of 132 kilometres per hour (82 mph). In the fifties of the 20th century it was exported into over 120 countries of the world.


BMW R 100 Custom

04.02.2019 | 12:00

The BMW R100 was built from 1976 to 1996. The engine is a 980 cc (60 cu in) two-cylinder four-stroke air-cooled boxer engine, with two pushrod operated overhead valves per cylinder, and is fueled by two constant depression carburators, built by Bing Carburetor. Here is a Cafe Racer build of 2017.



Vespa PX 125

03.02.2019 | 12:00

As before, Vespa scooters are still part of the streets. The large 125cc, 250cc and 350cc models will run 120km / h and accelerate like a much bigger bike. Thanks to the automatic a fast start at the trafficlights never is a problem.



Honda CX 500

02.02.2019 | 12:00

The Honda CX series motorcycles, including the GL500 and GL650 variants, were developed and released by Honda in the late 1970s, with production ending in most markets by the mid 1980s. The design included innovative features and technologies that were uncommon or unused at the time such as liquid cooling, electric-only starting, low-maintenance shaft drive, modular wheels, and dual CV-type carburetors that were tuned for reduced emissions. The electronic ignition system was separate from the rest of the electrical system, enabling the motorcycle to be push-started and ridden in case of a total electrical system failure.