Motos e histórias

Harley-Davidson Shovelhead

21.09.2018 | 12:00

The Harley-Davidson Shovelhead engine for decades has been a favorite of customizers. Reason is the unique sound and the fact that the TÜV allows changes, because of the building year. The custombike shown was photographed in 2017 at the Kustom Kulture Show in Herne / Germany.


MV Agusta Brutale 910

20.09.2018 | 12:00

The Brutale 910 is a motorcycle of the category Naked Bikes of the Italian manufacturer MV Agusta . The 910 in the model designation stands for the displacement of its four-cylinder inline engine, which is exactly 909.1 cc. The unusual displacement value is due to the fact that the engine emerged from the 750cm³ engine. In the course of this engine overhaul MV Agusta improved the technical data of the motorcycle several times, because in addition to more power (750: 93 kW / 910er: 100 kW) and more torque (750: 75 Nm / 910er: 96 Nm) it also has with 2.637 g less engine weight.


Triumph Rocket III

19.09.2018 | 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."


BMW R 100

18.09.2018 | 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 2016.



BMW S 1000 R

17.09.2018 | 12:00

The BMW S1000R is a naked bike motorcycle manufactured by BMW Motorrad from 2014. It is based heavily upon the S1000RR superbike with which it shares its engine, gearbox, frame and suspension. The de-tuned inline four engine from the S1000RR is optimized for low to mid range performance and delivers a maximum output of 118kW at 11,000 rpm and maximum torque of 112Nm at 9,250 rpm.


Yamaha SR 500

16.09.2018 | 12:00

The SR 500 is a mid-size motorcycle model of the Japanese manufacturer Yamaha, which was built from 1978 to 1999. As SR 400, it is still offered today with an externally same engine but a different displacement size. The term "SR" stands for "Single Road". The robust and manageable technology and the large number of sold motorcycles led to the fact that there is still a lot of fan and club life around the SR 500. There are numerous conversions as Cafe Racer, Scrambler, Sidecar, Bobber or Chopper. The pictured Scrambler of 2017 was built by Franco Naumann.


BMW R 1200 GS

15.09.2018 | 12:00

Thanks to the complete equipment the BMW R 1200 GS is perfectly equipped for the trip around the world. Perfect handling characteristics in all positions, on the motorway as well as on the dirt tracks.

Harley-Davidson Softail

14.09.2018 | 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 more Dyna or Softail.



Yamaha XJR 1300

13.09.2018 | 12:00

The Yamaha XJR is a motorcycle model of the Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Yamaha and since 1995 on the market. There are the XJR as 1200er 4PU and since 1999 as 1300er RP02. In Japan, the XJR is also available as a 400 series. For the model year 2007 there was a new model (RP19) equipped with injection system, G-Kat and a silencer (4in1 system). In 2015 there was the last model maintenance with a much smaller 14.5l tank, shortened rear and smaller headlight. There were two versions: one without steering gear with standard steering column and one with steering wheel cover, seat cover and carbon guard. This variant was called Racer and had Stummellenker. At the end of 2016 production of the XJR was discontinued.




12.09.2018 | 12:00

The BMW C1 is an enclosed scooter manufactured by Bertone for BMW . It was described by at least one publication as a feet-forward machine. Two models were manufactured. The '125' model has a 124 cc capacity four valve, four-stroke, water-cooled, fuel injected engine producing 15 brake horsepower (11 kW). The '200' model has a 176 cubic centimetres (10.7 cu in) engine producing 18 brake horsepower (13 kW). Both engines were manufactured by Rotax and include a CVT gearbox.