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What more do you need on a friday afternoon than a little relaxing video with beautiful scenery and fantastic looking machinery. While you're here check out this other video produced by the same people. Obviously Italian, and really just a beautiful video of a woman riding through the countryside on another great looking motorcycle.

Genki Hagata – High Side Save

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Check out this video of Genki Hagata's recovery from a near high side. Him floating in the air for a few seconds is really surreal. Can only imagine what it was like for him. Judging by the shape of his leathers, it appears they are not strangers to the asphalt. This happened at the ...

Concept Motorcycles by Mikhail Smolyanov

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Take a look at the beautiful creations from Mikhail Smolyanov on his blog http://solifdesign.blogspot.com/. Digitally rendered and harking back to days gone by, his motorcycles concepts are a fascinating take on some potential concepts. It's not hard to see these as real machines such as this concept inspired by 1920's racing cars with airplane engines. Another fantastic ...

Tire Hugger part 2

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It's been a while since I've posted anything, but don't despair, work has been coming along nicely. The hugger still needs a final smooth sanding before it gets hit with the paint. But the brackets are made and fitted to the swingarm. The hugger got metal strips inserted while I was laying up fiberglass with the ...

Motorcycle Seat Cowl cont.

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More work has progressed on the seat cowl. Seat bracing has been welded in, seat pan has been made and the seat cowl modified to fit over the pan. Let's let the pictures to the talking. The seat cowl has about 5 layers of mat fiberglass. Not too sure about the weight of the fiberglass I ...

Tire Hugger Start.

I've gotten ride of that chrome plated steel unit and wanted it to be more open underneath the seat. I still don't want water, rocks and other things on the road bouncing up and hitting my airbox, battery and electrics so a tire hugger was made. I used an old camping mat doubled up to give ...