Motos e histórias

Kawasaki GPZ 1100

21.03.2018 | 12:00

The Kawasaki GPZ1100 is a motorcycle that was manufactured by Kawasaki from 1981 to 1985. All five models featured fuel injection and 1,089 cc engines. All were short lived and were an attempt to fill a market segment that was rapidly changing. In 1985 the last GPz1100 was released, competition from sales of the GPz900R released in 1984 had surpassed the GPz1100, so the 1100 was discontinued.



Yamaha FJ 1200

20.03.2018 | 12:00

The Yamaha FJ1100 and FJ1200 are sport touring motorcycles that were produced by Yamaha between 1984 and 1996. In 1986 Yamaha decided to upgrade the FJ1100 by increasing the engine displacement slightly and adding upgraded suspension and other components. The result was the FJ1200. The peak power output was raised slightly to 130 bhp (97 kW) from the FJ1100s 125 bhp (93 kW), the FJ1200 had more low- to mid-range torque.


Hercules 221 T

19.03.2018 | 12:00

In 2017, the Hercules Moped 221 T was rebuilt by Johannes Kohlmann. A top tube was added to the standard frame above the gas tank. The Sachs 50 MB engine makes 2.6 hp. The saddle is a Brooks bicycle saddle.



Honda CX 500

18.03.2018 | 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.




17.03.2018 | 12:00

The F800S was a sport bike made by BMW Motorrad from 2006 to 2010. BMW developed with Rotax a 798 cc (48.7 cu in) parallel-twin engine with a 360 degree firing order. This produced an exhaust note reminiscent of BMW 's signature air-cooled boxer twins. The F800S and ST both used low-maintenance belt drives and single sided swingarms. Bikes equipped with ABS also included a rear-wheel lift detection system. 85 PS have to move 204kg.



Moto Guzzi V11 Sport

16.03.2018 | 12:00

Released in 1976, the 850 Le Mans was styled as a cafe racer. Although often referred to as the Le Mans Mark I, the first Le mans model was known by the factory as the 850 Le Mans, and is part of a long list of Moto Guzzi motorcycles developed since the company's inception nearly 100 years ago. It had debuted at the Milan motorcycle show in November 1975, although the groundwork started several years before the eventual production version appeared.It was developed from the earlier V7 Sport model but moved performance far beyond the interim 750S and the 750 S3. The power output measured at the back wheel was some 71 bhp, giving a top speed of around 130 mph.


Harley-Davidson Shovelhead

15.03.2018 | 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.



Honda NT650V Deauville

14.03.2018 | 12:00

The Honda Deauville, also marketed as the NT650V and NT700V, is a mid-range touring motorcycle introduced by Honda in 1998 with a liquid-cooled 52° 650 cc V-twin engine. The shown one is a four season motorcycle.




BMW R 80 R

13.03.2018 | 12:00

The BMW R 80 was a motorcycle model from BMW . The Naked Bike is the successor model of the BMW R 80/7 and was the technical base for the BMW R 80 RT models from 1985 to 1995. It was the first Boxer BMW designed from the outset for operation with unleaded petrol. Their boxer engine with 797 cm³ displacement and 37 kW (50 HP) power came from the BMW R 80/7.



Yamaha XS 650

12.03.2018 | 12:00

The Yamaha XS650 is a mid-size motorcycle made by Yamaha Motor Company. The standard model was introduced in 1968 and produced through 1979. The "Special" cruiser model was introduced in 1978 and produced through 1985. The XS650 began with the 1955 Hosk SOHC 500 twin. After about 10 years of producing 500 twin, Hosk engineers designed a 650 cc twin. Later the Hosk company was acquired by Showa Corporation, and in 1960 Yamaha had bought Showa with Hosk's early design of 650 cc twin.