190 posts tagged bike
A Touch Of Orange
The Laverda 3CL Custom Wolf. Perfect German engineering includes too many bells and whistles to list. All body and hardly covered, a basic seat and headlight are fixed in a sporty blend featuring a stripe down the center.
Born in Levallois, France, in 1913, Herse began manufacturing bicycle frames and components after leaving the aircraft industry in the 1930’s. His design innovations and quality of manufacturing soon elevated him to a leader in the field and he’s now considered the figurehead of cycling’s ‘golden age’. Today, some René Herse bikes are as coveted as a vintage Bugatti or Brough Superior.
Motorcycle Soccer - 1919
An unusual cross between a lowrider bike and a Vespa. Enjoy a few second looks while embracing urban transportation on a sexy, efficient, and responsible Scrooser. While riding in Eco mode, one battery charge will last an estimated 25 days in the urban environment. Scrooser is a mobility solution that does not require a license or a helmet.
Using modified bicycle parts for drive components and two 18-volt-screwdrivers as engines, the EX, designed by Nils Ferber, accelerates its driver up to 30 km/h.
‘Brake’ in Dutch) is a lamp by designer Christian Vivanco, that uses a bicycle brake lever as a switch.
The latest build from Tony Prust of Analog Motorcycles is this 1966 Wards Riverside—a bike that originated from an unlikely marriage between Chicago’s Montgomery Ward and Benelli motorcycles of Italy.
Climbing uphill it’s carried like a rucksack – for descents it mutates into a fun-packed downhilling device par excellence
Gangs Of Tanzania
British and London-based photographer Kit Oates recently (and bravely) traveled to Tanzania to discover the stories behind the biker gangs who roamed the streets trying to make a living from their Toyo’s – the motorbike of choice in the area.