Saturday, 31 December 2011
Here on Stranger Blog we don't ususally feature motorbikes because of their extreme size, but this one is an exception. Not primarily because of its size, but because it looks so cool.
"For most people, Hayabusa and ZZR1400 are more or less sufficiently powerful. Not for the UK-based Nick Argyle though, who probably thinks normally-aspirated, 1400cc, 190bhp inline-fours are for pansies. Which is why he’s built his own motorcycle – powered by a supercharged, 8.2-litre V8 taken off a monster truck.Called the Rapom V8, Argyle’s bike runs on pure alcohol and packs more than 1,000 horsepower. It weighs more than 500kg, so power-to-weight ratio isn’t nearly as good as a new GSXR1000 or R1, but acceleration is still phenomenal – the Rapom goes from zero to 100km/h in less than three seconds, and does the quarter-mile in less than seven seconds. Madness…"
most of the pictures plus part of the text from: http://www.speedzilla.com/forums/street-track/38664-step-aside-boss-hoss.html
Friday, 30 December 2011
the making of the tridays eleven, a triumph motorcycle. photographed in
viershausen, krefeld, neukirchen/ austria, several places in . a
book about the tridays eleven by uli bree and katja ruge is in process.
source and a lot more pix: http://katjaruge.com/30181/221355/travel-i-reportage/tridays-eleven
Thursday, 29 December 2011
Tuesday, 27 December 2011
Just got these pictures from Marcos. Their latest build is a Suzuki GS500 café racer. Fast and furious. For more info visit their blog. Link at the bottom.
As soon as I saw Corrado Ottone's status update on FB with these pictures I knew I would steal them. And I did. Check out his magnificient blog for more breathtaking pictures. Link below.
Sunday, 25 December 2011
Saturday, 24 December 2011
Although she isn't wearing a red hat, and her sleigh is not pulled by some reindeers, i believe that you can accept her as santa for this year.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OUR VISITORS.
Friday, 23 December 2011
A dealership sign made from the outer four inches of either side of a 1949 Crosley convertible, welded together and shortened.
text and pix from: http://blog.hemmings.com/index.php/category/motorcycles/page/2/
more on him here: http://www.motorcyclemuseum.org/halloffame/detail.aspx?RacerID=112&lpos=0px&letter=A&txtFname=&rblFname=S&txtLname=&rblLname=S&discipline=0