Amarok P1: Mavizen Killer or Yet Another Fantasy Concept?

The Amarok comes to the TTXGP 2011 paddock with a fine pedigree- designed by veteran motorcycle designer Michael Uhlarik, whose work has touched many top brands. Uhlarik and his partner/fabricator Kevin O’Neil drew their inspiration from aircraft. Yet most TTXGP teams have opted for as much direct air-cooling as possible, even the eCRP with their in-house wind tunnel. So it will be interesting to see how the Amarok fares under race conditions.

Read more

Swigz Electric Superbike Podiums Against Gas Bikes

When I first read about Chip Yates’ project, he struck me as someone whose hubris could very well outperform the superbike he was building. I didn’t write anything about the Swigz bike because I’m not interested in concept vehicles. I’ve seen too many great ones never make it to production. I waited until I could actually see the bike in action.

Read more