Avinton Motorcycles Reveal Their 2014 Muscle Bikes

2014 Avinton Motorcycles from France

Avinton Motorcycles build muscle bikes, inspired, in their words, by the 427 AC Cobra. They do have the right look, no swoopy bodywork covering the mechanics, it all out there for the world to see. Power from S&S, Beringer brakes, Arrow exhaust, carbon fiber everywhere and handbuilt to customer specifications. There are a lot of […]

Brough Superior SS100 is Back and Brand New

Brough Superior SS100

Among the long list of motorcycles introduced at EICMA, we just noticed one that slipped by at first, the brand new Brough Superior SS100. It’s quite the bike. It’s been a work in progress for a long time and we can imagine there was a lot of planning and debate within the company before launching […]

Harley Davidson Liquid Cooled Street 750 and Street 500

Harley Davidson Street 750 with liquid-cooled Revolution X™ powertrain

When’s the last time you heard the name Harley Davidson associated with anything other than heavyweight motorcycles? Well, get used to it, because they’re introducing two new models, the Street 750 and Street 500 based on a whole new platform powered by a liquid cooled Revolution X™ powertrain. Looks like they’re fighting in the middleweight […]

California Scooter Company Brings Back the Mustang

California Scooter Company Greaser

The California Scooter Company has revived the old Mustang motorcycles, a pretty popular little scooter from the 1950s. The new versions looks very similar to the old originals and with the customer’s choice of either a 125cc 150cc or 250cc engine, you get a perfectly capable little motorcycle you can have a lot of fun […]

EBR 1190RX Introduced by Erik Buell Racing

Erik Buell Racing EBR 1190RX

Erik Buell brought out his newest offering, the EBR 1190RX, which seems to be the more street friendly version of the 1190RS Super Bike, though at 419 pounds, 185 horsepower and 102 foot pounds of torque, we’re still looking at a very serious machine here. The tech specs detailed below are impressive, but let’s talk […]

Hero MotoCorp Buys 49 Percent of Erik Buell Racing

Hero MotoCorp buys 49.2 percent of Erik Buell Racing

Hero MotoCorp, already involved in a technical alliance and sponsorship of EBR racing teams, just bought a 49.2 percent stake in Erik Buell Racing for $25 million. The remaining majority portion of the company is still held by Erik Buell. Ravi Sud, chief financial officer of Hero MotoCorp, said Erik Buell would be utilized as […]

Wakan Motorcycles is Reborn as Avinton Motorcycles

Avinton Motorcycles is Wakan Reborn, a French S&S V-Twin sport bike

It’s been almost seven years since we first wrote about Wakan Motorcycles and the Wakan 1640, a French V-Twin sport bike, designed around an S&S 1640 and wrapped in a minimal frame, the idea was to emulate the AC Cobra, installing a big American powerplant in a small and light European chassis. I thought it […]