Chopped & Stretched Motorcycle
Beginning with the CM series over 30 years ago, Honda’s custom motorcycles have been defined by their adherence to corporate ergonomic, handling and performance standards. As a result, most Honda cruiser offerings through the years have had the zingy taste of vanilla. Flawlessly prepared vanilla, to be sure, but vanilla, nonetheless.
Adventure Motorcycle Comparision
There is something redundant about the term "adventure bike". In my experience, all motorcycles and all my rides are adventures of one sort or another. Whether it is the call of the wide-open highway, a serpentine canyon road, or a commute through town to work, every excursion turns out to be something of an adventure.
The progenitor of Objectivism, Ayn Rand, claimed art is "a re-creation of reality according to an artist’s metaphysical value judgments." Erik Buell recasts that statement for motorcyclists to embrace: "Every time you ride, you’re creating a piece of performance art."
Effectively melding the design philosophy of its MotoGP racing division with its street-going, production-based supersport machine, Kawasaki has retired the 636 offering to concentrate their middleweight efforts solely on the 600. The result is an all-new Ninja ZX-6R.
With motocrossers’ designs in a maturation phase, the big changes in the dirt are happening off the closed courses. These three bikes reflect that reality.
Custom Ducati Monster
Take a motorcycle club racer, competitive bodybuilder and martial artist whose heroes are Buddha, Michelangelo, and Chuck Yeager, and challenge him to perfect and personalize the world’s most exceptional motorcycles. The result is the mission statement of RetroSBK’s founder William Kenefick.