The Sarolea SP7 electric motorcycle will compete in the 2017 Isle of Man TT, where it is hoping for a podium finish at one of the most grueling tracks in the world.
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The latest BMW Concept Roadster from the Motorrad was just revealed, and looks absolutely fantastic. Based on the R Nine T, it could see production in 2015.
After a 50 year hiatus, Belgium’s oldest motorcycle brand Saroléa is making a triumphant return with an electric cafe racer made from carbon fiber.
Laverda isn’t well-known outside 2-wheel enthusiast circles- but if the Laverda 750 had looked like this restored Wrenchmonkees cafe racer when new, it would have been a legend.
This 38 hp smallframe Vespa restomod from Germany makes more power than the new Harley-Davidson Street 500, weighs less than yo mama, gets 90 MPG, and goes like stink. It’s perfect.
BMW did more than bring a bunch of hot new cars to the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. The company brought its BMW R Nine T motorcycle to the show, as well- and made it all too easy to share these beautiful, high-res photos by including them in their NAIAS press kits. Powered by a 1200 […]
The most significant trend in today’s motorcycle industry is the shifting of focus away from the aging baby-boomer crowd of wanna-be Hell’s Angel accountants and orthodontists who fueled the last Harley boom towards the young, trendy urbanites who will, hopefully, catch the 2-wheeled fire and fan its flames for the next 30-40 years of their […]
The motorcycle blogosphere has been talking Ducati scooter almost from the moment the company was bought by Audi back in 2012. At the time, I laughed at the idea of an Audi-run Ducati, but Audi’s ambitions of going toe-to-toe with crosstown rivals BMW seems to be pushing Ducati hard to improve sales and customer support, […]
When is a Honda Grom not a Honda Grom? When it’s a Mike Hailwood-inspired, one-off custom Honda Grom cafe racer like the one Honda rolled out in Thailand a few days ago. The bike was built by Honda to demonstrate the little Grom’s potential for customization – something that’s critical to a bike’s success in […]
Zeke is a 10 year-old kid who built himself a custom cafe racer out of a boneyard Honda CB200 with just than a stack of manuals and access to hand tools.
Electric motorcycles have arguably found greater acceptance than electric cars with the buying public, as well as with local governments and even the military. But you know what the world really needs? An electric cafe racer, which French company H-Ker is reportedly working on.
When you think of a country that’s all about sexy curves and an unrestrained, almost sexual aggressiveness, Estonia is probably not what immediately comes to mind (sorry, Tiina). All the same, this cafe-racer-inspired bicycle from the mind of Indrek Narusk is an all-Estonian masterpiece that looks and rides like nothing else powered by your own two feetsies.
Environmentalist types have done themselves no favors when it comes to improving their image. Despite “going green” having attained mainstream status, there is still a huge resistence to hybrid cars, organic foods, and even riding bicycles because many people just don’t consider them “cool”. What’s a modern day hippie to do?
Well, buying this badass, cafe racer-inspired electric bicycle might not be a bad place to start.