Bikes and stories

Simson KR51 Schwalbe

07.11.2018 | 12:00

Simson was a German company which produced firearms, automobiles, bicycles and motorcycles, and mopeds. Under the Third Reich, the factory was taken from the Jewish Simson family, and was renamed several times under Nazi and later Communist control. The Simson name was reintroduced as a brand name for mopeds produced at the factory in the former German Democratic Republic (GDR). Simson mopeds were then produced in Suhl (Germany) until 2002.

 

Triumph Rocket III

06.11.2018 | 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." In 2017 the production was discontinued because the Euro 4 standard could not be met.

 

Suzuki DR Big 750 S

05.11.2018 | 12:00

The Suzuki DR Big 750 S was presented in 1987 at the Paris Motor Show and delivered from 1988. At that time, it was the largest-capacity single-cylinder motorcycle in mass production. The additional "beak" rigidly mounted on the fuel tank excited at the 1987 show. The air / oil cooled four-stroke engine generates a rated output of 37 kW (50 hp) from a displacement of 727 cc and a maximum torque of 55 Nm at a speed of 5,500 rpm. The weight is 180kg.

 

Harley-Davidson Sportster

04.11.2018 | 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 pictured 883 is a 2004 model and was rebuilt in 2017 by Rusty Pistons Garage.

 

 

Indian Roadmaster

03.11.2018 | 12:00

In 2015, Indian brings the Roadmaster, a true full dresser, a Tourer in the style of the American Way of Drive. Indian demands at least 27,990 Euro for the Roadmaster. For the pretty 2-color finish additionally 1,000 euros. The V2 engine of the Roadmaster has 1,822 cubic and makes just 139 NM at 2,600 revolutions. The high performance fizzles in the face of the empty weight of 422 kilograms.

 

Suzuki GSX 600 F

02.11.2018 | 12:00

The Suzuki GSX600F is a sport touring motorcycle made by Suzuki . It is essentially an updated Bandit, filling the void of the retired Katana. It weights 220kg while the 20l gas tank is full. With 86hp a top speed of 220km/h will be reached. The sitting situation is comfortable and so it is not a real supersport motorcycle, even a sporty touring motorcycle. Other models of the GSX-F Line were the GSX 250 F, GSX 400 F, Suzuki GSX 750 F and Suzuki GSX 1100 F. Successor was the Suzuki GSX 650 F.

 

 

BMW K 1200 R

01.11.2018 | 12:00

The naked bike was presented to the media on 15 September 2004 at the Intermot in Munich. Sales start was on 4 June 2005. The K 1200 R is technically very similar to the BMW K 1200 S, but without full fairing, with a higher handlebar, modified power delivery, modified wheelbase and caster. The motorcycle accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in 2.9 seconds and was the most powerful mass-produced muscle bike in the world until the presentation of the Suzuki B-King in 2007.

 

Triumph Rocket III

30.10.2018 | 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."

 

Suzuki LS 650 Savage

29.10.2018 | 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. From the chopper to the Caferacer, there are countless conversions of the cost-efficient but very nice vehicle. 2017 built Custombike.

 

 

Suzuki GSX 750 F

28.10.2018 | 12:00

The Sport Tourer was made in different versions. With stronger engine and frame appeared until 1997 the 750 F-GR 78 A. The last model had the manufacturer key 750F-AK11 and was manufactured from 1998 to 2002. The Suzuki GSX 600 F corresponds, except for the smaller displacement, the GSX 750 F from the introduction of the models 750 F-AK and 600 F-AJ. The previous models also have a similar design, but the 750 model has a different tail light. Solo lying 223 km/h were reached.