Motorcycles

The Droog E-Fighter V2 Kills Boring Bikes at werd.com

The Droog E-Fighter V2 Kills Boring Bikes

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The E-Fighter V2 from Droog is every bit the brutal, post-apocalyptic street fighter the upstart builder is known for. This new one is built off a Zero S platform & features a heavily chopped, bobbed, and modified look. The headlight is replaced with a futuristic flat-track plate while actual LEDs are stashed underneath. 46 horsepower propel riders to speeds up to 98MPH & its 7.2 kWh battery pack gives a range of about 89 miles in the city or 45 on the highway.

The Deus x Zero SR/S is All-Electric Done Right at werd.com

The Deus x Zero SR/S is All-Electric Done Right

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Created by Zero Motorcycles and Deus ex Machina co-founder Michael “Woolie” Woolaway, the handcrafted SR/S is the first fully customized Zero Motorcycles release. Constructed entirely of carbon fiber composites, the monocoque design blends artisan craft with modern materials & technologies. The torquey yet silent electric powertrain produces 114 horsepower and hits a top speed of 124 MPH.

Indian Rolls Out an Electric Scrambler for the Kids at werd.com

Indian Rolls Out an Electric Scrambler for the Kids

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To keep itself rolling, the motorcycle industry really needs new young riders falling in love with 2-wheel transport. To that end, Indian has created the eFTR Jr, an all-electric 36-volt mini-bike with a twist grip throttle & disk brakes. 2 power modes offer top speeds of 10-15 MPH & battery life is about 65-minutes on high power. Indian made sure to make it look like a classic V-twin—with tank, exhaust & design details that are more style than function—but this is a badass little bike to get the next generation hyped.

Yamaha’s 2021 Ténéré 700 Celebrates Legendary Dakar Dominance at werd.com

Yamaha’s 2021 Ténéré 700 Celebrates Legendary Dakar Dominance

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In its retro blue & yellow race team livery, the 2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700 Rally Edition honors the brand’s iconic Dakar champion bikes. The original XT models claimed 18 podiums in the first 6 editions of the world’s toughest race. 40 years later, this new model is powered by a 689cc, 4-stroke & features switchable ABS, a slip-on Akropovic exhaust, heavy duty skid plates, & LED lights.

Aston Martin Unveils Its First 2-Wheeler at werd.com

Aston Martin Unveils Its First 2-Wheeler

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As the first motorcycle to ever wear the iconic Aston Martin wings, the limited-edition AMB 001 was literally years in the making. Through a partnership with Brough Superior, this unbelievable bike is now hitting the road & it’s nothing short of automotive artwork. Powered by a nearly 1000cc 8-valve V-twin fitted with a variable geometry turbocharger, it features a carbon fiber body, a double wishbone front fork, and an exhaust made of Inconel alloy. Only 100 will be produced.

Zillers Garage Rolls Out Ridiculous R nineT Custom at werd.com

Zillers Garage Rolls Out Ridiculous R nineT Custom

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Even untouched and bone-stock, the BMW R nineT is a beast of a bike. This slammed and seriously modified build takes the powerful German super-cruiser to an outlandish level. Commissioned by BMW Motorrad Russia and built by Zillers Garage, it is an aviation-inspired masterpiece constructed almost entirely of hand-built custom parts. From its hand-formed aluminum body to a pneumatic storage pod in the tail section to its stainless steel exhaust to the smallest hand-fabbed bits in the controls and cockpit, it’s a custom truly unlike any other. source

What the Future Looks Like: Verge Rolls Out TS Electric at werd.com

What the Future Looks Like: Verge Rolls Out TS Electric

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The muscular, futuristic outline of the Finnish Verge TS electric motorcycle highlights its advanced design from the angular aluminum frame to its impressively torquey power delivery: 0-62 mph sub 4 seconds and a top speed of 112 mph. And right back to its Tron-like, hubless rear wheel, which, with its integrated motor provides power & braking to the rear end. The Verge also offers an impressive range, up to 186 miles in the city & 124 on the open freeway.

BMW’s R18 is Powered by the Biggest Boxer Yet at werd.com

BMW’s R18 is Powered by the Biggest Boxer Yet

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BMW Motorrad just rolled out the R18, a comfy retro cruiser with the biggest boxer engine the brand has ever wedged into wishbone. The 2-cylinder powerplant measures 1802 cc’s & makes 91 horsepower. From its bucket headlight to its slightly bobbed rear fender, this thing is vintage charm & it has top-shelf beemer details: cantilever suspension, disc brakes, keyless ignition, even a reverse gear.

Indian Rolls Out Low, Lean 2020 Scout Bobber Sixty at werd.com

Indian Rolls Out Low, Lean 2020 Scout Bobber Sixty

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It’s not just the stripped-down & low-slung styling that make Indian Motorcycles’ 2020 Scout Bobber Sixty such a standout. Available only in 2 different shades of blacked-out, this clean cruiser is almost 25-pounds lighter than its predecessor yet powered by the same 999cc V-twin. And weight isn’t the only thing that’s lighter. The price tag is slimmed down, too.

Cake’s Kalk INK is An All-Terrain Performer at werd.com

Cake’s Kalk INK is An All-Terrain Performer

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Sweden’s Cake builds rad electric motorcycles. Their latest is called the Kalk INK. Sharing the same off-road-proven platform as the brand’s original OR dirtbike, the INK is built as a lighter, freeriding and trail bike. With a design inspired by downhill mountain bikes and modern motocrossers, the Kalk Inc hits a top speed of 50+ mph and boasts a ride time of up to three hours.

Zero Motorcycles Unveils SR/S All-Electric Sport Bike at werd.com

Zero Motorcycles Unveils SR/S All-Electric Sport Bike

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The much-anticipated reveal of Zero Motorcycles’ first full-fairing street bike, the SR/S came a few weeks early by way of an internet leak. What sets this new bike apart from the brand’s SR/F model, aside from the plastics, is totally re-engineered geometry. A more relaxed & upright seat position, higher handlebars and lower footpegs put riders right in the sweet spot to enjoy all 110 horsepower as well as the 200-mile range and a top-speed of 124 MPH.

Filson Introduces Motorcycle Gear with the Alcan Collection at werd.com

Filson Introduces Motorcycle Gear with the Alcan Collection

Filson makes gear and apparel that is tough and timeless, built for abuse. Features that transfer nicely over to a new category: motorcycle gear. Purpose-built for 2-wheel adventure, their forthcoming Alcan Collection brings Filson’s legacy to the open road. The collection includes pants and a jacket, made of waxed canvas with tough cordura overlays gloves, a tool backpack, a tool roll, and a rebranded Bell helmet. All of it available: July 24, 2020.

Triumph Unleashes Two New Tigers at werd.com

Triumph Unleashes Two New Tigers

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Triumph’s powerful Tiger 1200 is a beast of a bike, on-road or off. With the release of 2 new special editions, they’re giving adventure riders even more options for the ultimate all-terrain ride. Sharing the same platform & powerplant as the original, the new Desert Edition & Alpine Edition both feature upgraded titanium Arrow exhausts & quick-shifters. The Desert is dialed for dirt-riding while the Alpine is tuned & tricked out for navigating mountain roads.

The Electric Denzel Truvor Scrambles in Silence at werd.com

The Electric Denzel Truvor Scrambles in Silence

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The Denzel Truvor is a scrambler-style electric motorcycle powered by a synchronous magnetic motor boasting 12,000 watts of peak power and top speed of 75 MPH. Its efficient lightweight battery delivers a 75-mile range while the entire chassis, as well as the swingarm, are made of carbon fiber. Mixing classic scrambler style with modern systems, it’s built for emission-free adventures on and off-road.

Harley-Davidson Rolls Out Pan America Adventure Bike at werd.com

Harley-Davidson Rolls Out Pan America Adventure Bike

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The forthcoming Pan America is Harley-Davidson’s first ever adventure bike. Like all hogs, it is powered by a V-twin. A liquid-cooled Revolution Max 1,250 cc engine to be exact. Any similarities to a normal Harley end right there. Brembo built the braking system, Michelin developed the tires specifically for the bike. It’s a departure. Built for departures. Big ones. The Pan America will hit HD dealership floors sometime in mid 2020.

Death Machines Of London Built a Samurai Streetfighter at werd.com

Death Machines Of London Built a Samurai Streetfighter

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Death Machines Of London has a cool name and they build wild bikes like this one, called Kenzo. Hard to believe it’s a 1977 Honda Gold Wing underneath the handmade aluminum paneling,  precision 3D printed parts, & composites, but it really is. So even though it looks like a street-fighting Samurai, it will ride like Grandpa’s Cadillac.

This Kit Turns Your Motocross Bike into a Snow-Mo at werd.com

This Kit Turns Your Motocross Bike into a Snow-Mo

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The Snowrider conversion kit turns your motocross bike into a snowbike. It’s a ski-track suspension kit designed and built in Siberia from high-quality materials. There are multiple track lengths and fitment options. A high-impact polymer ski is mounted where the front-tire goes and the snowmobile-style track—with 65mm lugs—mounts on the rear. Riders comfortable with basic maintenance and repair can complete the conversion at home in just an hour using common tools.

Cake’s Ösa is a Versatile Toy Hauler at werd.com

Cake’s Ösa is a Versatile Toy Hauler

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Swedish electric motorcycle maker Cake just rolled out a Swiss Army Knife of an E-bike. The Ösa is a clean on & off-road rambler that features a modular UniBar design making it possible to set-up the bike 1000 different ways. Literally. 1000 configurations for carrying your gear: sports equipment, construction cargo, an outdoor kitchen, you name it. Available in 1.5kWh or 2.6 kWh models, capable of speeds up to 30MPH and a range up to 63 miles.

Yes, An Aston Martin Motorcycle at werd.com

Yes, An Aston Martin Motorcycle

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With this post we send our sincerest condolences out to all the motorcycle makers who think they make cool bikes. With the AMB 001, Aston Martin just unveiled its first foray into 2-wheel design. The sculptural, retro-futuristic styling is backed by an equally epic V-twin turbocharged engine  built through a partnership with Brough Superior Motorcycles; it cranks out 180 horsepower. Only 100 of these beauties will be made, act fast.