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by jakebarrell
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:34 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: India’s First Superlite Buggy Made From A Honda CBR929RR Engine
Replies: 2
Views: 3025

India’s First Superlite Buggy Made From A Honda CBR929RR Engine

When ex-motorcross racer and Desert Storm winner Sanjay Gondkar wanted to transition from two to four wheels, he decided to build himself something light and fast that resonated his love for motorcycles was well as his progression into cars. The result was this lightweight buggy that uses a Honda CB...
by jakebarrell
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Indian Motorcycle has Launched a Custom Indian Scout Inspired by Flat Track Racing
Replies: 0
Views: 1486

Indian Motorcycle has Launched a Custom Indian Scout Inspired by Flat Track Racing

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/FTR1200-Custom-Indian-Scout-6.jpg Indian Motorcycles have revealed their latest custom project at this year’s EICMA motor show at Milan, Italy. Called the FTR1200 Custom, the Custom Indian Scout is a result of Indian Motorcycles collaborating with thei...
by jakebarrell
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: The First Piaggio Ape In Custom Bodywork Was Kind Of Cool
Replies: 0
Views: 1489

The First Piaggio Ape In Custom Bodywork Was Kind Of Cool

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/1953-Piaggio-Ape-Calessino-5-1024x683.jpg Post World War II, a lot of Italians who were affected by the aftermath, lacked means of transport, specially four wheelers. This is when Corradino D’Asconio, an aircraft designer and the inventor of Vespa thou...
by jakebarrell
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:10 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: When Two Friends Came Together To Make A Yamaha SR400 Cafe Racer
Replies: 0
Views: 1659

When Two Friends Came Together To Make A Yamaha SR400 Cafe Racer

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Yamaha-SR400-Cafe-Racer-by-Nuno-and-Ricardo-10.jpg This Yamaha SR400 cafe racer finds its roots in a conversation between Nuno Capêlo and Ricardo Santos when they were travelling together to exhibit their latest builds at London’s BikeShed in 2016 even...
by jakebarrell
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:08 am
Forum: Local - Motorcycle Rides, Events and Rallies
Topic: Stafford Classic Bike Show
Replies: 0
Views: 2677

Stafford Classic Bike Show

This year’s October Stafford Classic Bike Show was a packed event that featured an incredible lineup of machines on display under the autumn sun. Alongside the Bonhams auction that featured Jorge Lorenzo's Championship-Winning Bike. The show also featured Barry Sheene’s World Championship-winning Su...
by jakebarrell
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: New Motorcycle Models and Rumor Mill
Topic: Yamaha Motoroid
Replies: 0
Views: 5127

Yamaha Motoroid

Yamaha’s new reference vehicle MOTOROiD is here to bring Kando – a Japanese word that sums up the feeling of deep satisfaction and intense excitement when someone encounters something of exceptional value. Being a creation of Japan, MOTOROiD is a technological masterpiece that envisions the future o...
by jakebarrell
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Honda Africa Twin "The Queen of The Desert"
Replies: 3
Views: 1839

Re: Honda Africa Twin "The Queen of The Desert"

I used too be a fan of the Honda Africa Twin....Thanks for sharing the video here, it brought back memories!!
by jakebarrell
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Jorge Lorenzo's 2007 World Championship-winning Aprilia RSW 250
Replies: 0
Views: 1488

Jorge Lorenzo's 2007 World Championship-winning Aprilia RSW 250

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/Jorge-Lorenzo-2007-Championship-Winning-Aprilia-RSW-250-1.jpg After starting his Grand Prix career with Derbi in the 125cc category in 2002, three time MotoGP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo moved to a 250cc Honda in 2005 for the Fortuna-sponsored team. W...
by jakebarrell
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Daily Motorcycle News
Topic: IANNONE ELEVENTH IN AMERICAS GP QUALIFYING
Replies: 1
Views: 29426

Re: IANNONE ELEVENTH IN AMERICAS GP QUALIFYING

Suzuki is struggling very hard to get up there & they are doing it right! Hats off to them!
by jakebarrell
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:16 am
Forum: Racers
Topic: Stunning Pictures of KTM Testing MotoGP Machines At Aragon
Replies: 0
Views: 4185

Stunning Pictures of KTM Testing MotoGP Machines At Aragon

2017 is the first year that Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM moved into the highest level of 2-wheel motorsport by entering the MotoGP season with riders Pol Espargaro and Bradley Smith. While the team is yet to make a remarkable dent in the world championship standings, which is understandable ...
by jakebarrell
Fri Sep 22, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Memoirs of Mammoth: Munch-4 1200 TTS
Replies: 0
Views: 1552

Memoirs of Mammoth: Munch-4 1200 TTS

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/munch-4-1200-tts-1972-01.jpg When there are less than 500 units ever produced and only about half of those are believed to be in existence, a motorcycle like that is certainly going to grab eyeballs. Welcome the Munch-4 1200 TTS Mammoth from 1972. Know...
by jakebarrell
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Ducati Imola 860 GT by Sabotage Cycles
Replies: 0
Views: 1460

Ducati Imola 860 GT by Sabotage Cycles

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/DSC07783.jpg There are bikes built to go fast, there are bikes built to look good, and then there’s this: the Ducati Imola 860 GT by SABOTAGE CYCLES. Ducati has produced a number of great models throughout the years, but one of their most recognizable ...
by jakebarrell
Fri Sep 15, 2017 6:16 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Benelli 512M from Italy's Plan B Motorcycles
Replies: 0
Views: 1519

Benelli 512M from Italy's Plan B Motorcycles

Starting off on a rusty old Benelli 354 Sport that was lying in garage for over twenty years, Christian Moretti – the man behind Plan B Motorcycles, was quick to swap the existing small-ish 354 engine with a bigger 500cc motor with more horsepower and increased torque, albeit retaining the lighter a...
by jakebarrell
Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:26 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: BMW R NineT 'Raid' by XTR PEPO
Replies: 0
Views: 1713

BMW R NineT 'Raid' by XTR PEPO

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/BMW-R-NineT-Raid-by-XTR-Pepo-2.jpg In the liberal world of building gorgeous custom motorcycles, it is rather convoluted to bring about a design or a concept that presents a mix of form and function for real world use. And few of such builders who do m...
by jakebarrell
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: A 2500Km African Adventure Bespoke To Custom Scramblers
Replies: 0
Views: 1222

A 2500Km African Adventure Bespoke To Custom Scramblers

With over hundred years of legacy behind them, motorcycles have left a century long trail of culture and lifestyle through the years and while the modern tech is moving towards supercharged and turbocharged and electric motorcycles, at the same time, classic and retro motorcycles are making a come b...
by jakebarrell
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:48 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Flat Track, an American Story
Replies: 2
Views: 911

Re: Flat Track, an American Story

I must say, the video is brilliant & inspiring! I love the way you have narrated the whole story!
Keep up the good work!
Cheers!
by jakebarrell
Wed Sep 06, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: 2016 Ducati Scrambler Icon by Rough Crafts
Replies: 0
Views: 1654

2016 Ducati Scrambler Icon by Rough Crafts

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/21083372_1530012173685738_2656106668833614281_o.jpg We aren’t new to the incredible work that comes out of the Taiwanese atelier ROUGH CRAFTS, who have previously made incredible custom machines such as the YAMAHA’S FIRST YARD BUILT MOTORCYCLE FOR 2017...
by jakebarrell
Thu Aug 31, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Triumph Street Scrambler Is The Perfect Motorcycle For Almost Everything
Replies: 0
Views: 1380

Triumph Street Scrambler Is The Perfect Motorcycle For Almost Everything

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Triumph-Street-Scrambler-1-2.jpg Economical, efficient and fun. That is how motorcycling was largely accepted globally for the longest time before it went onto become one big giant industry catering to each discipline of leisure motorcycling like super...
by jakebarrell
Tue Aug 29, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Total Motorcycle Talk
Topic: Ducati 900SS Cafe Racer by Wimoto
Replies: 0
Views: 1555

Ducati 900SS Cafe Racer by Wimoto

https://columnm.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Ducati-900ss-by-WIMOTO-7.jpg This Ducati 900SS is transmuted by one of the builders from the Caribbean, the Wimoto; another example of their perseverance through their sheer knack. Their knack however is not only limited to just their motto ‘what you s...