Bikes and stories

Honda CB 550 Four

05.06.2019 | 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.

 

Harley-Davidson Street Glide 2018

04.06.2019 | 12:00

The machine is powered by the 1.923 cc Milwaukee Eight 117. The finish of the "Talon" wheels and brake discs is matched to the three noble varnish variants. The BOOM! Box 6.5GT infotainment system includes a navigation system and provides a great sonority. The total 900-watt system comes with three four-channel amplifiers, which drive six speakers, which are housed in the fairing, in the leg shields and the trunk lid and work in bi-amp mode. The ABS brake system is equipped with electronic brake force distribution and the Smart Security System scores with immobilizer and alarm system.

 

Royal Enfield Classic 500 EFI Gunmetal Grey

03.06.2019 | 12:00

Royal Enfield Classic 350 and Classic 500 are models of Royal Enfield motorcycles which have been in production since 2009. Both the Classic 350 and the Classic 500 feature the new unit construction engine in their 350cc and 500cc variants respectively. However the Classic 350 uses a carburettor for fuel delivery and the Classic 500 has EFI. The Classic 350 has an ammeter while the Classic 500 has a low fuel indicator light and engine check light instead of the ammeter. The ammeter on the Classic 350 is more of a vestigial remain as the modern Classic 350 has no practical use for it.

 

Triumph Rocket III

02.06.2019 | 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."

 

Honda NTV

01.06.2019 | 12:00

The Honda Hawk GT NT650 motorcycle was designated as model RC31 and was designed by Toshiaki Kishi, and was the second Honda with "Pro-Arm" suspension bike after the RC30 VFR750R. The Japanese model was named the Bros, which is the far superior of the NT breed of motorcycle. The RC model designation is for bikes up to 750 cc, though the Honda Pacific Coast (PC800) has an engine of more than 750 cc and a model designation of RC34.

 

 

 

Zündapp KS 601

31.05.2019 | 12:00

The Zündapp KS 601 is a motorcycle designed by Ernst Schmidt, which the Zündapp-Werke GmbH, Nuremberg, built in the period from 1950 to 1957 "in nearly 5000 copies". The machine was mainly driven by sidecar. Because of their weight and the powerful engine as well as their typical green livery - other colors were also available - she received in a test report of the German magazine Das Motorrad (Issue 25/1951) the nickname "Der Grüne Elefant", which is a household name has been. In January 1956, KS-601 riders - including the motorcycle journalist Ernst Leverkus, known as "Klacks" - met at the Solitude racetrack for the first elephant meeting (Elefantentreffen), which has since then taken place under this name every year.

 

Harley-Davidson Softail

30.05.2019 | 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.

 

BMW S 1000 XR

29.05.2019 | 12:00

The partially faired motorcycle technically based on the BMW S 1000 R and is marketed by the manufacturer as an "Adventure Sport Bike". The motorcycle is powered by a transverse mounted in-line engine with 160 hp. In 3.1 seconds, the 100 km / h can be reached. Top speed is 250 km / h. According to BMW , the XR is to combine travel and touring qualities with sport talent and practicality. Competing model with comparable design and chassis geometry is the Ducati Multistrada 1200.

 

BMW R 80 RT

28.05.2019 | 12:00

In 1982 BMW presented a single-sided swingarm. In 1985 the traditionally powered boxer R80RT touring bike received this monolever rear suspension system and in 1987 the R100RT received it. From 1982 to 1995 were 29.384 R80RT built. As a touring motorcycle (RT for touring), she was equipped with a sweeping full fairing with high windshield. The engine with 797 cc and 37 kW (50 hp) power came from the BMW R 80/7.

 

Triumph Trophy SE

27.05.2019 | 12:00

The Triumph Trophy SE is a fully faired motorcycle of the English vehicle manufacturer Triumph . The Tourer was presented on June 22, 2012 during the Tridays in Neukirchen at Großvenediger and is on sale since October 2012 as successor of the Triumph Trophy 1200 (1991-2003). Like most Triumph models, the motorcycle is powered by a three-cylinder in-line engine and assembled in Hinckley, England. The letters SE stand for Special Edition. The liquid-cooled three-cylinder engine with a capacity of 1215 cc produces 98.5 kW (134 hp); the maximum torque is 120 Nm at 6450 turns per minute.