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Showing posts with label Scrambler. Show all posts
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Wednesday, December 2, 2015

A new classic Hipster motorcycle

An automotive exhibition like the EICMA Show 2015 held in Milan sometime ago, not only to brought the automotive products with new faces and fresh from renowned manufacturers, but also presents a new face of modified motorcycles with a unique and fascinating shape.
FB Mondial Hipster 250 scrambler bike at the EICMA 2015. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1PtHEmW)
One of them is the FB Mondial Hipseppe Boselli (the company owner FB Modial, together with Cesari Galli/Pelpi International owner). Results from this modification, created a classic look motorcycle with hipter style. Although a classic does not mean in it is not pinned by modern components, but what happens is a wide range of modern devices adapted to the times today.
Right side view of FB Mondial Hipster 250 scrambler bike at the EICMA 2015. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1PtHEmW)
In physical terms, a modified version of the two companies looks very detailed with indentations were very neat and structured. Until the results of these modifications looks perfectly into a retro motorcycle with modern hipster character.
Typical exhausts of scrambler motorcycle pinned on the FB Mondial Hipster 250 bike. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/21tU7L6)
And on its engine section, FB Mondial Hipster brings a more minimalist engine is 250 cc single cylinder and is supported by electronic injection and liquid cooling are claimed to produce a power of 125 hp. The power then made the motorcycle run through a 6 speed transmission system.

With the double shock in the rear and the Upside-Down shock absorber front of the motorcycle, could provide a combination of classic design with a modern touch. Not only that, the motorcycle is also supported by the use of suspense that is used can be adjusted to create a very pleasant sensation of riding on the routes are close or distant.
Besides the 250 cc motorcycle version is also launching a smaller engine is 124 cc which emit only 24 hp less of power. This motorcycle tank capacity can accommodate up to 14 liters of fuel. With a face that the classic hipster motorcycle was performed with a proud face in the exhibition. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | FASTER AND FASTER]
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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The return of Italjet motorcycle

One of the prestigious motorcycle exhibitions such as the EICMA 2015, sometime ago has become the return momentum of Italjet into motorcycle base production by presenting the debut of two motorcycle models concept called 'Italjet Café Racer and Scrambler'.
Italjet Café Racer and Scrambler motorcycle concepts made debut at the EICMA 2015. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/21fc7J8)
Accordance with the company philosophy, to create stylish products with a strong personality, Italjet prove it by showing off their best products at the EICMA 2015.

In addition to the e-bike which is heavily marketed by Italjet, and now they have also been re-create their pride motorcycle concept by referring to the style that was prevalent in the world today, namely café racer and scrambler.

According to Massimo Tartarini, CEO Italjet, the concept of Italjet Café Racer and Scrambler marks a pivot point in the history of Italjet to pave the way toward a more interesting story of their journey.
Both use the engine capacity of 250 cc with a power reaches 13 kW at 8,000 rpm. Power is channeled to the 5-speed transmission. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1NOzNdx)
"Italjet Café Racer and Scrambler developed using the 250 cc, V-twin engines and use full duplex cradle frame with 17-inches wheels. This design is inspired by the classic style of café racer and scrambler integrated with futuristic elements and rough model, "said Massimo.
Both motorcycle models are already using the new disc brakes in front and rear. With tires sized 120/90/17 front and 130/80/17 rear. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1NOzNdx)
According to Massimo, the existence of the two model concepts in accordance with the tradition of Italjet design and provide a glimpse the future image of the historic brand of Bologna-based motorcycles.

Supposedly, the EICMA 2015 is also the place for their iconic scooter, such as Italjet Dragster to show off, with new designs and using 4-stroke engine. Unfortunately, according to Massimo, due to delays suppliers, so they had to postponed the eccentric scooter project. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTORSERVICE.COM/MOTO]
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Friday, October 9, 2015

Honda Monkey can also look fierce

Honda Grom as the latest generation of Honda Z-Series or many calls as "Monkey," became one of the Honda's successful models. As proof, until now Honda Grom called MSX125 still sells in some countries.
Two models of Honda Grom 50 Scrambler Concept. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1NibedZ)
Honda will add another variant through these two concepts that will appear at the Tokyo Motor Show 2015, at the end of October. Two concepts that take the scrambler style  use the semi hoe tires. This change makes those two Grom concept models increasingly look fierce.

There has been no detailed explanation about the two concept motorcycles. Honda still provide several pictures, including details of both of these Monkey concepts.

The first model is quite masculine, like a scrambler motorcycle in general. High handlebars, like Honda Z-Series at the beginning of the production of so-called "Monkey".
While the second model with the same look-alike scrambler bike, but more classic looks with rearview appearance that blends with the end of the handlebar, and a wind shield with numbers. Wait for the full details in a special review of motorcycles at Tokyo Motor Show, shortly. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | ASPHALT AND RUBBER]
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Monday, October 5, 2015

This is it, Jaran Kore .... !!

Kustomfest, an Indonesian custom culture festival back held on October 3-4, 2015 at the Jogja Expo Center Hall, Yogyakarta. 

In this event also followed the tradition of lucky draw gift that surprised the lucky visitors, and at the fourth event on this year, a figure custom bike with the name 'Jaran Kore' built from 1978 BMW R65 which uses a 650cc Boxer engine is presented.
This is 1978 BMW R65 Custom bike called 'Jaran Kore' (aka 'Wild Horse) by Retro Classic Cycles. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1PZzoaE)
Jaran Kore in the Java language is defined as a ridden hard wild horse. "According to the event theme 'Showin Soul,' Retro Classic Cycles wants to raise and show a character who had never made before by us," said Lulut Wahyudi, the CEO of Retro Classic Cycles who are also one of the Kustomfest initiators.

"Jaran Kore, we take this name in accordance with the look of the bike which is described as wild horses that are difficult to conquer. The original bike is a tourer motorcycle but we redesigned and changed its look into Traditional Scrambler with the Retro Classic Cycles special craftmanship," he explained.

Not just customized to the frame and body, its twin engine has also been set back in order to have high performance adapts to the Scrambler style. "We maintain the traditional side of the classic motorcycle model with drum on the rear wheels combined with the suspension set up. The engine has also been upgraded by us with some of high-performance parts," added Lulut.
The 'Jaran Kore' by Retro Classic Cycles as the lucky draw gift at the Kustomfest 2015. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1Gru5eY)
"Jaran Kore is the concept of merging the pure metal of Retro Classic Cycles engineering's touches between chromolly, aluminum and titanium. Not just the style that we put forward, but we wanted to show the art and technology of a custom bike, such as the small dimension of chromolly sub frame, aluminum fuel tank and titanium accents of its exhaust design. All of them are the cluster of integrity that we refers to the stability and handling to be used in extreme terrain though," said Lulut.

To get this bike the Kustomfest 2015 visitors just pay Rp.50 thousand (approx US. $3.43) to buy a ticket. The rest, stay prayed who knows you are the lucky one to get this lucky draw bike!

Let's see the bike's video bellow,
This year, Kustomfest will present a variety show of the best custom works such as the Kustom Bike Show, Hot Rod & Kustom Car Show, Kustom Paint Battle, Kustom Art & Klassic Island, Vendor Booth, Body Art Show, Kustom Bicycle & Pedal Car, Junkyard Festival, Diecast Show, Stunt Rider Show, Helmet Kustom Paint Kontest, photo Kontest, BMX Kontest, Kustom Kulture Foodfest. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | RETRO CLASSIC CYCLES | KUSTOMFEST | OTOMOTIFNET]
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015

A France Sexy Scrambler Motorcycle

Scrambler style appears to be still a mainstay of the motorcycle manufacturers. After Triumph and Ducati, and now Mash Motors, the French automotive manufacturer also apply this style to their new product named 'Mash Von Dutch'.
Mash Von Dutch is a France sexy scrambler. (Picture form: http://bit.ly/1IGqFog)
As quoted from Autoevolution on Monday, August 3, 2015, Mash Von Dutch motorcycles built taken base of Mash Five Hundred retro bike. This classic style motor will be produced at SIMA Workshop, in limited quantities, ie 200 units to customers worldwide.

Its classic design evident with the use of the brown color combined with white in the gas tank, front and rear fender. For the passenger comfort, the Mash Von Dutch seat use genuine leather with the brown parallel stitching.

The scrambler style at Mash Von Dutch increasingly viscous with the use of bespoke rim models wrapped with large size tires and the exhaust of typically classic motorcycle. In addition, headlights, mirrors, turn signals and rear light are round.
Rear side view of Mash Von Dutch. (Picture form: http://bit.ly/1IGqFog)
Mash Von Dutch power source coming from the engine capacity of 397 cc is capable of producing 27 hp at 7,000 rpm and the engine rotation reaches its maximum torque of 30 Nm at 5,500 rpm.

For consumers who want a Mash Von Dutch scrambler motorcycle must make up for the price of 6,490 euros, or approximately Rp.96,2 million by making a reservation first. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOEVOLUTION]
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Friday, July 24, 2015

A dashing scrambler from France

Indeed, the last few decades MV Agusta was never launched the scrambler models. Not long ago was born a dashing scrambler through naked models of MV Agusta Brutale 800, which was modified by Viba Motor, a French home modifications.

Perhaps Yann Bakonyi, the owner of Viba Motor feels disturbed when Ducati, another Italian motorcycle manufacturer made its new Scrambler models some time ago.
Viba Lara800. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1MqWJUi)
Then the Viba Motor team transformed the Brutale 800 into a Scrambler-styled motorcycle. Viba also add the name of Lara behind their modidified bike. These motorcycles are produced in limited quantities only as many as 23 units.
Right side view of Viba Lara800. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1MqWJUi)
Lara must undergo radical change in the body, the most striking is that now mattenya aluminum tank and handmade worked well, for front tire use larger tires are 120/17 of Avon Trailriders. And the radial rim of his fingers was Borrani. Rear frame was trimmed so that the seat can be placed with the typical scrambler proportionally.
Rear side view of Viba Lara800. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1MqWJUi)
Some of Brutale's plastic body parts had been removed and replaced to be more elegant carbon fiber and solid impression of course. While the framework and handlebar coated in black-matte.

Brutale does have a high performance yet lightweight, where the engine is capable of producing up to 125 hp and weighs only 167 kg. For that Viba replacing some components with carbon fiber and aluminum in order to make the Lara remains light, such as a foot control, riser and radiator guard. MV round headlights have been replaced with Delrim plastic cover.

The muffler has been positioned rises typical scrambler, Viba use products Zard for the muffler. The air filter grill uses a carbon composite-based copolyster and 3D colored. All LED lights have been replaced.

Lara rear suspension uses a special product from Elka, sport front suspension with an internal gas spring capable of reducing vibration, which certainly will be more robust, appropriate role as a dashing Scrambler. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VIBA MOTORS]
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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

The new BMW Scrambler made for the Surfers

BMW Motorrad recently presenting a scrambler motorcycle named 'BMW Concept Path 22'. Although still a concept motorcycle, but already there is his custom models made by BMW Motorrad. And will be introduced at the Wheels & Waves Festival event that was held in Biarritz, France, as reported by Visordown.
BMW Concept Path 22. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1QwMLUj)
By taking the base of R nine T, the scrambler motorcycle get some changes such as improved suspension and adapted to traverse unpaved roads, as well as the use of aluminum rim with a solid tire provides for the use of off-road.
Top view of BMW Concept Path 22. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1QwMLUj)
For the design, the Path 22 taking inspiration from several classic Scrambler models. Meanwhile, BMW makes custom models Path 22 by creating a barrier to a surfboard. The brace is made from a combination of aluminum and leather material, which is designed to be able to withstand a surfboard for all sizes and can be removed when not in use.
Digital instrument panel view of BMW Concept Path 22. (Picture from: http://aol.it/1JNFEms)
For the supporters features, BMW completes the Path 22 with the Akrapovič's stainless steel exhaust. And many high performance parts by Öhlins and Gilles Tooling, clever solutions such as direction indicators integrated in the handlebar ends, the MotoGadget instrument panel and the contrastcut milled parts created by Roland Sands Design further emphasise the bike’s quality detail. There was also the artwork that made by Ornamental Conifer (Nico Sclater) and two Mason Dyer custom made surfboards.
As for the engine area, Path 22 using a two-cylinder boxer engine with a capacity of 1,170 cc and is equipped with shaft drive as is typical of BMW, then the valve cover which has been replaced by "RSD" as well as on the front brake master cylinder. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VISORDOWN]
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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Special Scrambler of Ducati and Pirelli

Scrambler is an iconic motorcycles from Ducati is now become a target for the lovers of two-wheeled vehicles in the world. There are something special from the Italian motorcycle manufacturer in cooperation with Pirelli in capturing the iconic motorcycle.
Ducati Scrambler ‘SC Rumble’ by Vibrazioni® Art Design. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1EsEMva)
In the official statement on Monday, May 25, 2015 Ducati and Pirelli makes special edition Scrambler which uses Pirelli MT06 RS tires. The tire is designed specifically for Italian iconic motorcycles. Because it has a strong bond, then both of these manufacturers are also working on the artistic aspects as well.
The LED light influenced by the flagship Ducati 'Scrambler' series. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1PMlFba)
Thus was born the SC-Rumble, which is a special edition of the Scrambler. Fuel tank's exterior is coated with rubber and using Pirelli tire tread designs and Scrambler logo.
Rear view of Ducati Scrambler ‘SC Rumble’ by Vibrazioni® Art Design. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1PMlFba)
SC-Rumble designed by Vibrazioni® Art Design was introduced on May 22, 2015 in London, exactly in the event that is dedicated to special motors. After that, this bike will be around to France on June 11 to 14 and everyone can see it directly.

SC-Rumble name itself laden describe the personality of someone who likes to fight and drive a motorcycle in non asphalt road. Pirelli tires use are also very adapted to its rim so that it looks more beautiful. Color selection also gives a distinctive character to the motorcycle.
And MT 60 RS itself is Pirelli tires specifically designed for Ducati Scrambler. The tire size is also quite varied, so that consumers can easily choose according to their wishes. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | THE AWESOMER]
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Sunday, May 24, 2015

Virago 750 in Scrambler suits

Yamaha Virago 750 is in the footsteps of the United States (US). Armed with a V-twin engine, this motorcycle aiming the Harley-Davidson fanatics at bargain prices. No wonder if the sales quite popular, though admittedly less famous than XS650.

One similarity between the Virago 750 and Xs650 both often used as a favorite donor choice for customizers. Because it has a simple machine, ferocious performance and minimal maintenance so the main reason chose Virago. No exception with Jacques Peters, the crew of Open Road Customs, in Lancaster, USA.
The Dirty Mexican by Open Road Customs. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1cRkQvU)
This Australian native man wants to revive 1980 Virago 750 who have "died" in South Africa. Full machine he had brought back to the US and given a new breath of scrambler. Passable unique choice, because usually Virago is often converted into a cafe racer which is booming at the moment.

Here are several pictures of the Dirty Mexican. (All pictures taken from: http://bit.ly/1cRkQvU)

Besides the engine, all parts of the body completely new. Including rear swing arm, front suspension, wheels from Honda CX500, grips, handlebars, lights and a new fuel tank. Thin rear seat is designed as a tattoo rockabilly with a tequila bottle, skulls, roses and some other symbols.
Top view of The Dirty Mexican by Open Road Customs. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1cRkQvU)
Interestingly after completion Jacques actually intends to sell his motorcycle, named 'Dirty Mexican'. He has even put an ad on eBay, starting price is offered from US. $7,700 or equivalent Rp.101 million. Are you interested? *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | AUTOEVOLUTION]
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

BMW Motorrad be talkative when bandwagon to make Scrambler?

Very obvious once if BMW Motorrad wants to play along with the flow of retro scrambler motorcycle, such as Ducati and Triumph. Model BMW R nineT will be used as a platform, but they will make a motorcycle is in a more affordable segment.
A BMW retro-scrambler is likely to be raised again in the near future. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1HQkp0Q)
Not just a rumor, but that BMW scrambler model has been shown in the meeting of European BMW dealers. At that time, the new model will be a new line-up that is oriented on the price, but no less quality than competitors.

A temporary prediction, the BMW scrambler models will make its debut later this year, using an air-cooled engine with a power of 100 hp. While other models as the the scrambler differentiation will be in the realm of the cafe racer, came in 2016.

It is time to BMW to look the ​​custom heritage area, arousing scrambler passion, street tracker, cafe racer, in order to attract a new riders generation of the German brand.

Moreover, if relying on air-cooled engines, consumers of all ages can be represented, especially for those who are more conservative with a price tags. 

Here are several images of the new BMW Scrambler models. (All pictures taken from: http://bit.ly/1CTrkAV)

Perhaps, by reviving the old engine platform and expand the consumer segment, it is difficult to find a gap of this brand. The record in first quarter of 2015 have proved their strength, and now it was time to expand to continue the positive growth, the same as the other European brands. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | ASPHALT AND RUBBER | MCN]
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