MOTORCYCLES

The Current: BigRep 3D Prints NERA E-Moto

BigRep's 3D-printed Nera E- Moto begs the question: will the dawn of additive...

NSU Breaks 200mph Barrier!

In 1956, the German NSU factory sent a team of six streamliners to Bonneville,...

The Current: Cake Making Waves

Sweden’s Cake is sweeping design and innovation awards by inventing a new...

Are Waymo Smarts Needed to Protect Motorcyclists?

A Waymo driverless van struck a motorcycle in its hometown of Mountain View,...

Fours Before Honda: 70 Years and 50 Brands

Four-cylinder motorcycles have been around since at least 1899, but Honda made...

The Current: Zero Ramps Up, Alta Shuts Down

It was a busy week: Zero introduced its revamped 2019 line, while Alta closed it...

The Mighty MFK: the Giant’s Fist

In the late 1940s, German racers had to make their own: this MFK...

The Current: Tarform Electric Motorcycle Blends Swedish And American Design

Swedish and American designers teamed up to create the Tarform electric...

The Current: Alta Grabs First Electric AMA Pro National Podium

It's finally happened: the Alta Redshift is the first electric-powered...

The Current: Would Ducati Build This Electric Motorcycle?

Spanish designer Miguel Angel Bahri imagines a Porsche-inspired electric...

The Current: From Russia, With E-Love

The name Kalashnikov immediately conjures up the Russian-made AK-47 assault rifle, still in production since its inception in 1949. Seventy-five million have been produced, making it the most popular armament in history, and the company bearing designer Mikhail Kalashnikov’s name has been diversifying into electric vehicles lately.  Arms manufacturers care about the climate too, you know! Over the past year, the Kalashnikov Concern has introduced a handful of electric military and consumer motorcycles, a “flying car” which looks more...

The Early History of Indian, Part 2: Hedstrom Sets the Pace

Hedstrom Sets the Pace: Carl Oscar Hedstrom rented facilities in Middletown,...

The Current: Here Comes Vespa’s Elettrica e-Scooter!

Finally, Vespa enters the electric scooter market with the new Elletrica model,...

Heiwa Motorcycle and Kengo Kimura

In an unassuming warehouse near the Hiroshima docklands, Heiwa Motorcycles makes...