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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

In Bangkok, the Honda CB650 also shown in Scrambler costume

Not wanting to miss with other automakers, Honda BigBike Thailand also came with many surprises. The Japan's leading motorcycle manufacturer also brought a Scrambler themed motorcycle concept at the Bangkok Motor Show 2016.

As quoted of IndianAutosBlog, similar with the other Scrambler style motorbikes, the motorcycle which is tentatively called 'Honda CB650 Scrambler Concept' came with the dazzling costumes, while its body curves is full of muscles and very distinctive classic style.
Honda CB650 Scrambler Concept shown at the 37th Bangkok International Motor Show (BIMS 2016). (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Zaqu7)
Uniquely, Honda CB650 Scrambler offers a very luxurious look with the presence of gold and ivory white color is very beautiful. Not to forget, to further give the feel of a classic, this bike is also equipped with a seat with a brown color.
Right side view of Honda CB650 Scrambler Concept. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Zaqu7)
Overall, this bike comes with the same platform with the Honda CB650, especially its drivetrain is a 649 cc DOHC 4-cylinder inline engine. The engine itself is one of a new generation of Honda that focused on resilience and high performance.
Rear quarter of Honda CB650 Scrambler Concept. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Zaqu7)
Still in the drivetrain sector, the engine developed of the 650 cc family are presented different at the radiator sector, where the location of the thermostat is moved to a new place, as well as the flow of cooling liquids are redesigned to produce more optimal work of the cooling system with a more compact form.
With this new engine, Honda CB650 Scrambler claimed to capable of spraying the power up to 64 kW with a torque of 63 Nm, with the ability to run up to the highest speed numbers of 210 kph. In addition, this bike is quite economical, ie one liter of fuel for a distance of 21.7 km. Unfortunately until now Honda declined to give an explanation whether the Honda CB650 Scrambler will be mass produced. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | INDIANAUTOSBLOG]
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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Ducati make a limited edition motorcycle as a tribute to Mike Hailwood

Ducati Thailand launches limited edition motorcycle named 'Mike Hailwood Ducati Scrambler'. Motorcycles was created as a tribute to the figure of Ducati rider, Mike Hailwood.

As quoted from Visordown, this bike is made after Paul Smart, the owner of Ducati Thailand met with Hailwood’s widow, Pauline. He talked about his desire to create a limited edition motorcycle. The request was received a positive response from Pauline.
2016 Mike Hailwood Ducati Scrambler. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Yq3FG)
"By becoming the owner of this bike, you not only get a limited edition motorcycle, but also make good memories on the legendary figure of Mike Hailwood," said Paul.

Mike Hailwood Scrambler is built using the platform of Ducati Scrambler. Some parts of the motorcycle to change. The motorcycle custom body painted using red color with a blend of unique graphic from the front to the rear. This design mimics the Ducati 900SS once used by Hailwood.
The late Mike-Hailwood on his Ducati 900SS at 1978 Isle of Man TT. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Yq3FG)
The motorcycle with the 1970s classic racing bike style, it's seen from the headlight rounded cover, custom fuel tank, seat only for one person, rounded rearview, as well as handlebars and hand grip that uses the Ducati Panigale model. Strengthen the image of the older, its front and rear rims coated with gold color.
Right side view of 2016 Mike Hailwood Ducati Scrambler. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1Yq3FG)
The Mike Hailwood edition Ducati Scrambler, was sold at a priced ‎฿699,000, or £14,029 or approximately Rp.262,2 million. These Italian motorcycles were only made as many as 58 units in the world, and have been booked as many as 25 units. If you are interested to buy it. Quickly, while there is still a lot. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VISORDOWN]
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Monday, February 22, 2016

Slow Burn by Icon 1000

Carrying a classic aesthetic, a BMW R90/6 modified with a simple black patterned dressing to turn it into a motorcycle with a chic character, a distinctive touch of an American modifier custom house named Icon 1000.
A BMW R90/6 custom named 'Slow Burn' built by Icon 1000. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1X62Da)
The packaging of BMW R90/6 named 'Slow Burn' is then blended in a video that is intended as a promotional movie to attract the buyer attentions. The idea of the story was made with high artistic taste and is original made by professional production houses.

Not much to tell about the motorcycle's technical specifications, but according to the Icon 1000 alone in their statement to make sure that their work is a masterpiece, which accommodate any driving pleasure.
Slow Burn perfectly designed for adventure enthusiasts and also fond of extreme driving. Exclusive bandages in every inch of its body is an excellent value that mix 'more' luxurious taste of a 1975 motorcycle with a 898 cc engine. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | ]
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Monday, February 1, 2016

Ducati Peace Sixty2 as a gesture of harmony

Ducati SixtyTwo is a scrambler genre motorcycle of Ducati that is becoming a trend in the European market, so in the Motor Bike Expo 2016 in Verona, Ducati confidently show off three modified motorcycles and one of them is Ducati Peace Sixty2.
Ducati Peace Sixty2 posed with Mr. Martini, the builder. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1Upy9ny)
The idea behind the concept of Ducati Peace Sixty2 motorcycle was the reaction to the tragic events of the terrorist attacks in November 2015 in Paris. By taking the base of Ducati SixtyTwo, a renowned Italian modifier, Mr. Martini then turn it into a unique custom motorcycle.
Front three quarter of Ducati Peace Sixty2. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1Upy9ny)
A scrambler motorcycle that has a naked appearance, imitating model of the racing motorcycle in 1960s, with a plexiglass front fairing (providing excellence to the original lamp), low handlebars, handmade single-seater leather seats, tail cover and Termignoni exhaust.
Right side view of Ducati Peace Sixty2. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1Upy9ny)
Further contributing to its authenticity also comes from a series of details and graphic elements, the red circle on the side fairing to quote the lyrics from John Lennon. In addition, the red seat made dotted, including rainbow strip from the fuel tank to the stern, like the symbols that remind us of the concept of peace.
The handcrafted leather seat  of Ducati Peace Sixty2. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1Upy9ny)
Mr. Martini called this creation with Peace Sixty2, as a gesture of harmony after the terror attacks in Paris some time ago. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | DESIGNBOOM]
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Friday, January 29, 2016

Ducati Scrambler Revolution is the real sense of changes

In the Motorbike Expo 2016 event in Verona, Italy, became a platform to display the Italian custom motorcycles, including the changes on one of the Ducati's popular motorcycle models ie Ducati SixtyTwo.

Such as the Ducati Scrambler Revolution, which was built by Officine Mermaid also designed the Ducati Scrambler Scratch. The Ducati Scrambler Revolution custom bike based on Ducati Sixty2 which later composed into a bobber in the real sense.
Ducati Scrambler Revolution custom bike by Officine Mermaid, Milan-based motorbike builder. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1SHCeWw)
With the creation of this bike, Mermaid as if to straighten out the actual meaning bobber design according to their own understanding. And Scramber Revolution is the answer of changes like mental revolution.
Right side view of Ducati Scrambler Revolution custom bike. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1SHCeWw)
Here are several pictures of Ducati Scrambler Revolution custom bike. (All pictures taken from: http://bit.ly/1SHCeWw)


Milan-based motorbike builder added a single seat of genuine leather, a new fork yoke, the new plate holder, and a contrasts white stripe against the black body color (the bobber's general color). And usually the bobber based on Harley-Davidson. The Revolution also equipped with 2 size of 17 rims.
Ducati as the motorcycle manufacturer also commented, "Dario Mastroianni, a motorbike builder as well as the Officine Mermaid owner, giving the name of Revolution on the motorcycle to emphasize how a change is possible. It looks tough, like bobber it should be, Ducati Scrambler Revolution becomes essential and taken off everything that is not essential." *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTORCYCLE.COM]
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Thursday, January 21, 2016

The new challenge of Kevils Speed Shop

The new challenges faced by Kevils Speed ​​Shop in Devon England. They are one of the leading workshops in the UK are used to made the BMW custom motorcycles. Now, they are trying to get out of the grip by building a single-cylinder engined motorcycle, Honda CBF250.

Yes, CBF250 was the figure of Honda's naked bike became the Kevils project based on consumer demand to handle the small-capacity custom bike outside their experience to build the BMW is. For beginners who want to make it as a bike commuter, CBF250 fairly nimble motorcycle with a power of about 22 hp and a top speed of 105 km/h.
Kevils Speed Shop MOTO #3 made of Honda CBF250. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1JU6tXf)
The motorcycle construction was not too complicated for custom built and has a sturdy chassis. It makes Kevin Hill, the workshop owner taking its base to attract fans of modification with an affordable budget.

Therefore, Kevils Speed ​​Shop encodes the bike with numbered instead of the motorcycle name. And the CBF250 custom named 'MOTO #3' was the third motorcycles that they built after also worked on Honda CG125.
Left side view of Kevils Speed Shop MOTO #3. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1JU6tXf)
Kevil start the reincarnation of 2004 Honda CBF250 by installing a minimalist tank of an old 1970s Honda CB. Later in the rear subframe was redesigned by Kevil's team including the rear fender frame trimmed becomes shorter and mounted thinner comfortable seat. The concept refers more to the street scrambler style like his taste that is widely adopted to some BMW motorcycles custom
Rear side view of Kevils Speed Shop MOTO #3. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1JU6tXf)
The position of the battery is moved downward of swing arm to maximize the space on the back to make it look more spacious. Motocross handlebars plus a LED indicator and a Koso digital speedometer completes the front detail by the color combination of gray and red. The Conti TKC tires pinned to wrap its black colored five crossbar rims of Honda CBF250.

Kevils Speed ​​Shop has been successfully made the reincarnation of Honda CBF250 to look more fresher. Its elegant frame managed to lift the prestige of a 250 cc engine which has sweet historical pieces to be remembered. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | THEBIKESHED]
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Sunday, January 10, 2016

Voxan aggressive scramblers by Motorieep

France was honored for being able to create a very tempting recipes, whether in the kitchen, the fashion house including in terms of automotive world, especially a custom motorcycles.

To celebrate their 20th anniversary this year and despite the challenge of competing against Japanese, Italian and British manufacturers as well as making it through a pretty deep recession, the company now offer more than just a quirky motorcycle; they’re forging ahead with a super-tech electric bike.
An aggressive Voxan Scramblers by Motorieep. (Picture from: bit.ly/1mHM64V)
For now though we prefer the thump of a hydrocarbon burning motor and the heart of every Voxan is the stunning a 72° 996 cc V-twin designed by racing gurus Sodemo Moteurs.

Henri Pescarolo’s Le Mans LMP1 entries and the BTCC winning Renault Lagunas were powered by Sodemo engines, proving the pedigree.

However, Voxan’s Scrambler in stock trim isn’t exactly gorgeous and doesn’t do its wonderful engine justice. Enter stage left, Pierre from Paris based custom shop Motorieep.
Left side view of Motorieep Voxan Scramblers Custom. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1Z7gTo7)
Pierre did make over, to create a street scramblers and trackers are aggressive, so it looks flashy and draw the eye when walking. In order to get a form of motorcycle unsightly, then Pierre had to sacrifice form a thin fuel tank that can saves 10 liters of gasoline.
Rear side view of Motorieep Voxan Scramblers Custom. (Picture from: bit.ly/1mHM64V)
The engine might look mighty but thanks to shortsighted red tape producers new motorcycles sold in France since 1985 must not exceed 100 hp. Well, to improve the performance of the original engine, Pierre make improvements by removing the internal fuel pump, mounting a new high pressure version with adjustable regulator just below the tank.

The use of a new version of adjustable high pressure regulator, which is placed at the bottom of the tank, plus the stainless exhaust and as a result, the engine power boosted up to 115 hp. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTORIEEP | THEBIKESHED]
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Saturday, December 26, 2015

When Vagabund conjured the BMW R100R

When the BMW R100R tourer was launched in 1991, many of which saw it as a strange motorbike because its design. Because it appeared with a half fairing design and windshield, also equipped with a boxed sidebox.

As the reverse, its boxer engine block design with a rounded engine head. Yet in its time, in addition to design tend to be closed, the engine block was designed boxes with inline configuration.
A flawless combination of café racer and scrambler on the Vagabund custom BMW R100R. (Picture from: http://on.fb.me/1YxE0bf)
BMW is being tried retro design at that time. Like going back to the 1950s design. Despite many modern touches pinned on this motorcycle, such as the Showa suspension and the brake system with eight-piston calipers of Bosch and floating discs.
Front view of Vagabund custom BMW R100R. (Picture from: http://on.fb.me/1YxE0bf)
There's 40 mm Bing carburetor fed the engine and emission combustion afterburners, but still can be loaded with electronic diagnostic devices. And its boxer engine became the most advanced in the 69 years of BMW history. In general, its flat twin opposite horizontal engine or boxer influenced the motorcycle design into a retro.
Rear view of Vagabund custom BMW R100R. (Picture from: http://on.fb.me/1YxE0bf)
Well, in the hands of Vagabund, an Austrian newly established customizer, the BMW R100R transformed into a flawless combination of café racer and scrambler. In fact, their design philosophy is simple, raised the essence and magic of classic motorcycles. Then created into a unique piece of art.

Here are several detailed pictures of Vagabund custom bikes. (All pictures taken from: http://on.fb.me/1YxE0bf)


Assessing the modification results on the BMW R100 R, Vagabund seems to work perfectly. Even the look of this bike from far was so special. Each strokes was clear, mutually enhanced in each corner.

Its fuel tank with two tone needs to be underlined, perfectly accentuate the space beneath. On the machine, each fin that appears silvery, from the header to the block, showing the level of craftsmanship that usually displayed by the veteran industrialist.

The headlights and the rear section were the other things that stand out. A smooth exhaust, and mirrors placed on the fork seem eccentric. It's look like Vagabund has found its style. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | VAGABUND | HIGHSNOBIETY]
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Saturday, December 12, 2015

Ducati & Italia Independent Scrambler

One of the new Ducati motorcycle to market in 2016 is the result of collaboration Ducati Scrambler and Italia Independent that became a closing model ahead of the Ducati's 90th anniversary.

Celebration of three years of collaboration between motorcycle manufacturer Ducati and Italian Independent, a network of retail fashion company which marked the launch of their first product, Ducati Scrambler Italia Independent limited edition.
Ducati & Italia Independent Limited Edition Scrambler. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1QznA1h)
The product was launched at Art Basel an exhibition of contemporary art at the Setai Hotel, Miami, United States on Sunday, December 6, 2015. The figure of Ducati Scrambler limited edition comes with a black and equipped engine cylinder head fins are polished and smooth, with exhaust silencer Termignoni, low handlebars and rearview bercover aluminum mounted on the tip.

Italia Independent is a creative and stylish brand that combines fashion and design as well as spend a lot of products from classic Italian icons especially eyewear products and other lifestyle products.
Right side view of Ducati & Italia Independent Limited Edition Scrambler. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1QznA1h)
New motorcycle collaboration between Ducati Scrambler and Italian Independent designed for enthusiasts of classic styles, including the launch of a special edition sunglasses.

Front fender short models, the nose fairing, the frame and the rim is tinged Night Copper, specially designed for the limited edition. Special color that appears on the sewing thread seat. While the skin looks aligned glasses seat Ducati Scrambler is offered in retail stores Italia Independent.
Left side view of Ducati & Italia Independent Limited Edition Scrambler. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/21TgIRJ)
Specificity of the model is reinforced with an aluminum plate that contains the serial number of the product, accompanied Italia Independent logos were placed on both sides of the tank and seat. Limited edition model Ducati Scrambler Italia Independent produced only 1,077 units.

Claudio Domenicali, CEO of Ducati Motor Holding, stated, "Today in Miami, we have been celebrating the art and design, alloy ideal to create a limited edition for the first time, between Ducati Scrambler new limited edition eyewear collection, as a manifestation of our cooperation with Italia Independent. Lapo Elkann and creative design team to bring fresh air and creativity to the Ducati, and we believe this will be the beginning of an interesting cooperation."
While Andrea Tessitore, Co-Founder and CEO of Italia Independent stated, "I am amazed by the results of our collaboration with Ducati brand that brings Made in Italy are top in its segment. This partnership demonstrates the important steps in the process of development and international growth in terms of brand recognition and allow us to enter the creative world, research and development eyewear products produced in this collaboration."

While Lapo Elkann, Co-Founder and Chairman of Italia Independent's own states, "Art Basel has an important attraction that makes the product launch all-Italian cooperation is very special. Style and technology, heritage and innovation, but more importantly ties and synergies between the two teams, becoming a major force for both companies and the key to success of this collaboration." *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOTORCYCLE USA]
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Friday, December 11, 2015

The Brat

In the Thailand International Motor Expo 2015 event, Honda showed off a scambler motorcycle concept which has a quite frightening design.

Actually this is not a new motorcycle concept. A few weeks earlier this motorcycle has appeared with form is not full. Well, this time Honda did not hesitate to show off the original form that is enough to make my skin crawl.
Honda CB500F other concept named 'The Brat' show off in the Thailand International Motor Expo 2015. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1Q6adHe)
Imagine, the design of this bike is actually suitable for off-road terrain as seen as its huge tires with a form identical to the off-road terrain. If true, then it's going to be amazing. No tail in the back, leaving only minimalist seat which makes it look selfish.
Honda CB500T or The Brat made by K-Speed, a Bangkok-based modification house. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1TGBHBa)
In spite of it all, as reported by the Morebikes on December 3, 2015 that the motorcycle is based on Honda CB500F. Honda called the motorcycle as 'The Brat'.
There is no detailed information related to its engine or other technical specifications. But at least it makes us all the more curious is not it? We look forward to just what this cool motorcycle going into mass production line. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | MOREBIKES]
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Friday, December 4, 2015

Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 made its Asian debut in Thailand

Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 perform at the Thailand Motor Expo (TME) 2015 in Bangkok. This is the first appearance in Asia. Previously the Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 official world's debut at the EICMA 2015 in Milan last month.
Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 made its Asian Debut at the Thailand Motor Expo 2015 in Bangkok. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1N0iB77)
As reported by Indianautosblog, Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 or can be referred as the Scrambler 400 is the younger brother of the Scrambler 800. This is reflected in the body design presented which is identical with Scrambler 800, including the engine construction.
Rear three quarter of Ducati Scrambler Sixty2. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1N0iB77)
This retro-style motorcycle carried a 399 cc newest engine, L-twin, and two valves per cylinder. As a result, maximum power output reached 41 ps at 8,750 rpm and torque of 34.6 nm at 8,000 rpm. This bike is also fitted a six-speed transmission system.
Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 carried the newest 399 cc air-cooled engine. (Picture from: http://bit.ly/1N0iB77)
Another important feature offered by Ducati includes a 41 mm fork, disc brakes on both wheels complete with ABS, steel pipes swingarm, stainless steel tank accommodate up to 14 liters of fuel, and black exhaust. While on the legs mounted a 18-inch rim with 110/80 Pirelli tire at the front wheels and a 17-inch rim with 160/60 Pirelli tire at the rear.
Ducati said in a press release that the new motorcycle is targeting young people who need affordable motorcycles with lower operating costs. Ducati Scrambler Sixty2 will be marketed at a price of US. $7,995 or approximately Rp.110 million. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | INDIANAUTOSBLOG]
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