Zero Motorcycles Introduces All-electric Zero DS

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If you were excited with the lightweight Zero X Electric Motorcycle, things are about to get even better now that the all-electric Zero DS has been released. A zippy vehicle perfect for both street and trail, the dual sport runs entirely on electricity, comes with tougher tires, a more aggressive, stronger travel suspension and big round headlights to add to its extreme styling. With a...

2010 Buell Lightning CityX XB12SX Bike Goes to Europe

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Buell has just added to their unique range of motorcycles with the new Lightning CityX XB12SX bike. Only intended for the European roads, the new CityX XB12Sx combines the 93bhp Sportster-derived air-cooled Thunderstorm V-twin engine with an iMac-influenced chassis design that stands out from the crowd. On top of that, the bike features revised front brake calipers, fully adjustable spring...

The Shocker Bike by Team Tentakulus

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Every year with the Tour de France in full swing our desire for riding just like the pro grows stronger and stronger.  This same desire must have come true for the German designers from Team Tentakulus. Not at all intended for the French countryside, their Shocker Bike is more about a cool factor rather than performance. Featuring a simple frame with a raised handlebar and a lowered seating...

GT Golden Bike Series For The Stylish Rider

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GT Bikes is launching a new amateur mountain biking across the country with their Golden Bike Series race. It's not just a great way of having fun outdoors and competing with others, the fastest biker at each race gets crowned as a winner and wins one of these custom painted golden GT Zaskar or Marathon Team bikes to use at the next race. The lightest full suspension bike ever, the GT Golden...

Custom Singlespeeds from Urban Outfitters

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For the inner-hipster sitting deep inside, Urban Outfitters Bike Shop offers the Aristotle v1.5, a truly trickable singlespeed.  Customize the color of the frame, rims, tires, chain, cranks, grips and saddle and dodge traffic on a  singlespeed that bears your fingerprints through and through. Flip-flop hub takes you on a seamless journey from fixed-gear trendiness to freewheel speed and...

Ducati 848 Nicky Hayden Sportbike Unveiled

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To celebrate the Fourth of July, Ducati has taken the wraps off of their new 848 Nicky Hayden Edition. An US-exclusive model intended as the market’s best middleweight sport bike, the two wheeler comes with a charming American-inspired paint scheme. Run by the same 134-horsepower (at 10,000 rpm) L-twin Evoluzione powerplant, wet-clutch and six-speed gearbox from the 848 line, the 2010 Nick...

Gun Inspired Gravel Racer by Freeman Transport

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You don't have to be a messenger or a track bike racer to love the latest cruiser from the gentlemen at Freeman Transport. Dubbed the Gravel Racer, the bike has been designed with the renowned Colt 45 in mind (not the spirit, the pistol). It's covered with a gun metal finish - richly painted with blues and ferric browns, features a set of old racing handlebars, stainless steel lugged rack,...

Leather Fitted Bicycle by Jacques Ferrand

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For many of us, a fixed gear bicycle is nothing unless it packs something unique. That's probably what inspired Paris-based designer Jacques Ferrand when he developed his latest creation. An amazing work of leather art and craftsmanship, here's a spectacular bicycle that sets the practical aside. All covered with a thin layer of leather (even in those tight spots) with absolutely no chrome,...

Original DEVO Bike Gets Auctioned For a Great Cause

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A custom crafted bicycle created and donated by Michael Hammond of Trek Bicycles says that A man is real- Not made of steel. However, those who saw lance Armstrong notch up one victory after another at the Tour de France would quietly disagree. A piece of moving art with an all-yellow bodywork, the fixed gear bike has been auctioned off for $1,325, and all the money raised went to the...

The Most Expensive Bike In The World

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When this pedal of this bike hits metal — it strikes 24-karat gold. Scandinavian design team AURUMANIA (which means preoccupied with gold) debuted the Gold Bike last September, a luxury item touted as the world’s “most lavish and expensive bike.” Just 10 of the gold bikes were made and come outfitted with a hand-stitched, brown leather Brooks saddle. Oh, and each bike is...

The Stylish Fixed Gear Bicycle by Koxx

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In an attempt to put their own spin on the fixie phenomenon, the folks from Intersection magazine teamed up with bike gurus from KOXX and came up with their own fixed-gear beast. This sexy single-speeder is more of a hybrid in style, being part commuter bike and part BMX intended for trick riding.  Unlike some of the classic rebuilds of vintage road bikes, this baby is built from the ground...

The Wire Bike: Carbon and Kevlar

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Perfect for a healthy daily commute, the Wire Bike is a cool concept that proposes to replace the fully tubed traditional frame by adding a couple of Kevlar wires to a futuristic carbon fiber frame. Work of Romanian designer Ionut Predescu, the bike is not just an interesting experiment that explores new territory, but a damn good looking one. All stylish covered in white and theoretically...

Vintage Styled Beach Cruiser by James Perse

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If you're cycling for the environment, then how about doing it to add style to your daily commuting? A classic with modern features, check out this disgustingly awesome vintage styled Beach Cruiser by James Perse. With leather accents wrapped around a Hydroform steel frame, this custom built bicycle sports a set of wide rims and tires that allows it to handle both sand and urban concrete....

Green Bike, Makes the Green Statement Loud and Clear

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If riding a bicycle to work is not eco-friendly enough for you, turn it up a notch or two by going green all the way. Designed elegantly with a brilliant shade of green, this concept creation of Mr. Onuff Studio is being dubbed the Green Shadow. The design is ergonomic, futuristic and stands as a fine example of wise employment of both form and function. Apparently tracking...

Mission One: Worlds Fastest Production Electric Motorcycle

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Unveiled at this week's TED conference, Mission One promises to be the world's fastest 100% electric production motorcycle.  Mission One will be powered by a lithium ion battery that takes two hours to recharge before supplying a 150-mile range and a top speed of 150 silent miles per hour. This bike's body and soul is clad in an aluminum, honeycomb skeleton with a liquid cooled motor and a...

Swivel Mode Bicycle by Mark Sanders

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Designed by Mark Sanders, this ingenious two-speed Swivel Mode Bicycle has stolen the spotlight at CES 2009 thanks to its fresh design and smart utility factor. Offering the complete comfort of a full-sized bike in a collapsible system, this commuter bike is a brilliant pairing of form and function.  This is not a simple achievement, as most collapsible bikes are too focused on portability to...

Slidescooter by RiminiMoto Is FUN

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There's a lot of snow in your area and there's nothing you can do with that ol' Vespa.  You could, of course, install a ski-like keel instead on its front and glue some 300 pins on the rear tire- and you've got a scooter/snowmobile mashup.  The Italian folks from RiminiMoto managed to turn the concept in a real thing. Dubbed the Slidescooter, it's a $650 conversion of a classic scooter that...

Four Figure Fixie: the Pinarello Montello FP8 Pista

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There are fixed gear bikes-- and there is the 2009 Pinarello Montello FP8 Pista.  This fixie is certainly in a class of its own, built for time trials but hungry for the concrete jungle.  Its all-carbon frame is formed to fit the rear tire, an approach as aerodynamically functional as it is visually striking.  This and the all-carbon FP8 fork are shaped to decrease win resistance on both...

Reflective Vinyl Bike For Dark Night Riders

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[youtube lBYy1GQvbDQ 570 380] Modding your bike for style or function has been a pastime we celebrated since we added coke cans to our tires at age 4.  Cyclist Mike Mandiberg has taken this a step in a new direction with reflective vinyl taping that shines bright during your night rides. Dubbed, Scotchlite 680, this vinyl taping is produced by Beacon Graphics...

LinkCrave: Fixed Magazine Winter 2008

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You've either seen them in the street or felt them under your feet-- but fixed gear bikes are everywhere these days.  Fixed fanatics have a reason to rejoice today, as Fixed Magazine's second issue, Winter 2008, has been released to readers today both online and in print (downloadable here).  If you're wondering where this wildfire trend started, take a peek at that image above. ...