motorcycles

Building a Leaning Sidecar Bike in the Middle of the Jungle

Building a Leaning Sidecar Bike in the Middle of the Jungle

After retiring to a remote forest in Thailand, Ghraydon Wallick finally got a chance to perfect his dual leaning sidecar rig.

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This Nixie Tube Speedometer Gives Retro-Futuristic Life to a 70s Motorcycle

This Nixie Tube Speedometer Gives Retro-Futuristic Life to a 70s Motorcycle

Nixie tubes are interesting pieces of equipment. They have a “retro-futuristic” look that has great appeal to electronics hackers.

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Gyroscope Motorcycle You Can’t Knock Over

Gyroscope Motorcycle You Can’t Knock Over

Here’s a potential game-changer: a two-wheeled, in-line motorcycle that won’t tip over, even if you try to knock it down. The team at Lit Motors envisions a world where nobody’s afraid to ride motorcycles because they’re as safe and intuitive as climbing into a car. At Maker Faire they’re showing off a prototype electric bike […]

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Scratchbuilt: MV Agusta 750 S

Scratchbuilt: MV Agusta 750 S

Just one of twenty stunning scale models–most of them 1/6 motorcycles–from Spanish crasftman Pere Tarragó of Motoscala Tarragó. Sr. Tarragó takes great work-in-progress shots for his models, and this one is no exception.

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Roller Chain Clockworks

Roller Chain Clockworks

Very cool idea from Ponoko seller ticktock showroom, and reasonably priced at $100 US. Could be a fun remake, too, especially if, like me, you’ve been looking for a use for that old piece of motorcycle chain you can’t quite bring yourself to throw out. [via Boing à la Boing]

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