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Vincent Power, Ducati Handling in a Father and Son Project

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While most would consider Sid Biberman a highly skilled motorcycle technician, a tuner and drag bike builder and racer, he was also a savvy motorcycle design analyst. He could look at a motorcycle design and deduce whether it was something special or just another motorcycle. In his youth after tinkering with a Whizzer motorbike, then …

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Diesel Military Motorcycle Helps Keep the Peace

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The Military Specification 2004 Hayes-DT M1030-M1 Started Life as a Kawasaki KLR650 Dressed in desert camouflage paint, and disguised behind a military code name, “M1030-M1”, this Haynes-DT machine is actually a Kawasaki KLR650 with a diesel engine. Hayes Diversified Technologies of Hesperia, California saw the potential in the KLR for conversion Read more

Streamlining, the Height of Bicycle Design?

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75 Bicycles are on display at the National Motorcycle Museum; Boneshakers, Ordinaries, Safety Bicycles, tricycles, even a few Sting Rays. When you visit the 75 piece bicycle collection at the Museum you’ll see some amazing two-wheelers, some pre-1900. And this week from the collection we bring you a styling masterpiece from 1938. The Depression Read more

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