CycleCyte heads up display

Motorcycle Helmet Heads Up Displays Will Go Mainstream

We’ve already had stories on The Kneeslider about one company or another developing a HUD (heads up display) for motorcycle helmets. Notices about new crowdfunding campaigns for these systems show up now and then, the latest one is for a helmet unit called CycleCyte. It is an app for your smartphone which projects the display […]

Motus MV4 and MV4R dyno chart

Motus Shows Off the MV4 and MV4R Dyno Chart – Updated with Sound

How much horsepower does the Motus MV4 and MV4R actually make? Wonder no more, this chart tells all. The MV4 comes in at 165 horsepower and 123 foot pounds of torque. The MV4R raises that bar to 180 hp and 126 foot pounds. It’s certainly enough to make for an exciting ride, but that baby […]

GG Taurus BMW powered reverse trike is coming to the USA

GG Taurus BMW Powered Reverse Trike is Coming to the USA

You may recall an article we had about two and a half years ago that showed you the GG Taurus, a BMW powered reverse trike from Switzerland. It looked pretty nice, but it was a no show in the USA. Well, no longer. The GG Taurus will be officially unveiled in Miami on February 22nd. […]

Simca V8 cafe racer built by Malcolm Oastler

Homebuilt Simca V8 Powered Cafe Racer by Malcolm Oastler

When you’re an ex technical director for the BAR Formula One team and then a chief engineer for the Jaguar racing team plus designer of numerous race cars, what do you do when you retire? Well, if you’re Malcolm Oastler, you head back home to Australia and build a V8 powered cafe racer that looks […]

Norcroft Royal Enfield V-Twin

Norcroft Royal Enfield V-Twin Project Lives Again

In the very first year of The Kneeslider, way back in November of 2004, I wrote a short post about a V-Twin called the Norcroft. Like the Carberry and the the Musket, the Norcroft is based on a new bottom end designed to mount the top ends of a Royal Enfield single. Although it was […]