Bikes and stories

Zündapp Sports Combinette

14.12.2013 | 12:00

Zündapp Sports Combinette Type 515-041 built in 1966. It was the best selling moped of his time. End of the 1930s Zündapp was one of the five major motorcycle factories in Europe.

 

Suzuki SV 650

13.12.2013 | 12:00

The Suzuki SV 650 S is a sports tourer with 53 hp at 170kg dry weight. Similar to the Bandtit from the same manufacturer, it is a reliable everyday bike. In 2009 it was replaced by the model Gladius.

 

The Heinkel Tourist

12.12.2013 | 12:00

The Heinkel Tourist is a scooter, the Ernst Heinkel Flugzeugwerke manufactured from 1953 to 1965. The maximum speed of 150 cc scooter was about 100km/h. With its high load capacity of nearly 200 kg, it was also suitable for leisure travel over the European Alps or other mountains.

 

 

Steven Oliver custom 48

11.12.2013 | 18:00

Steven Oliver custom 48 from Australia!

 

He has designed the artwork of his beauty himself! It contains gold leaf paint on the writing so it really pops in the sun, the Nightster tank gets him some extra miles per gal, RSD grips, RSD 16" king apes, Arlen Ness Grips, chopped fender kit, side license plate, V&H staggered short shots, Badlander seat, classic sissybar..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wonderful work and outstanding shots! Ride free in Australia pal!

Indian Board Tracker

11.12.2013 | 12:00

Indian Board Tracker from 1929. Before the war, the American Indian Motorcycles dominated the motorsport with their racing machines. Some races were run on wooden tracks with so called Boardtrackers.

 

Hercules K 50 RL

10.12.2013 | 12:00

The moped Hercules K 50 RL was built from 1974 to 1976. The 50cc Sachs engine had 6.2 hp and turned up to 8000 rpm. The vehicles had a top speed to about 90 km/h.

 

Custom Harley-Davidson

09.12.2013 | 12:00

Harley-Davidson custombike of Choppers World in Gelsenkirchen (Germany), short called CWG. The design based on a  professional American football team in Dusseldorf called Rhein Fire. 2007, the team was disbanded but at CWG they are still successful working.

 

Starflite GTS

08.12.2013 | 12:00

The Dutch company Intercycle sold in Germany under the label "Starflite" about the department store chain Karstadt. The Starflite GTS was sold from 1973 to 1979. The two-stroke engine moped reached up to 90 km/h top speed.

 

 

Yamaha SR 500

07.12.2013 | 12:00

The Yamaha SR 500 was built from 1978 to 1999. For the Japanese market until today as SR 400, in 2014 it will also be offered again in Germany. The 34 HP version has a top speed about 145 km/h. 2003 were 20,000 units registered in Germany.

 

Harley-Davidson

06.12.2013 | 12:00

In 1984 Harley-Davidson presents the first light metal engine which has been developed by Porsche in Weissach. It was the first full gas engine that the American brand ever had. It was called Evolution.