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Indian Larry - a god of fire and steel
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Indian Larry - a god of fire and steel

Indian Larry (Lawrence DeSmedt; April 28, 1949 – August 30, 2004) – a god of fire and steel, sophist of old school and a selfless stunt rider, a lifestyle biker. He’s an artist, an outlaw, a king of amazing customs, a legend.
28 September, 2016 0

Cafe racers: return of 1960s
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Cafe racers: return of 1960s

Café Racer (originally “Caff”) is a name of motorcycles and motorcyclists. The roots of this subculture go to Great Britain of 1960s. Originally, it developed in rocker’s circle. Young guys and rock-n-roll fans were eager to be faster than everyone, distinguish themselves from the crowd and ride
02 September, 2016 0

All about chopper: what is it and what is its history
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All about chopper: what is it and what is its history

Chopper is a motorcycle with powerful engine, which is a result of removing of nonfunctional parts from serial (mostly) parts, which don’t affect motorbike’s movement. Rear suspension, mirrors, cantel bags, buzzer, turn signals, front fender, most of rear fender, huge fuel tanks, all unnecessary
30 August, 2016 0

The Black Rose chopper by Carlos Orta
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The Black Rose chopper by Carlos Orta

It seems that The Black Rose is not just a creation, which is not just beautiful, but also lives its own life. It has its own posture, sexuality and capable of eliciting emotions. This masterpiece is accepted and interpreted differently. When Carlos started building his motorcycle, he made each
22 August, 2016 0

Bobber: what is it? Description and specifications of famous bobbers.
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Bobber: what is it? Description and specifications of famous bobbers.

Bobber, Bob,earlier bob-job. This is the earliest and very popular type of custom bikes. The style formed simultaneously with biker movement on southern Westcoast, USA, on the edge of 1940-1950-s. Early motorbike customizing developed in the same time as automotive hot-rod, and was, in fact, its
12 August, 2016 0

Shinya Kimura - a
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Shinya Kimura - a "Zero-style" custom-builder

Shinya Kimura s the guru of customizing, mastermind and creator of "Zero" style and "Zero Engineering" custom company and roadchopper in Japan.
25 July, 2016 0

How to replace a CVT belt on scooter
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How to replace a CVT belt on scooter

Under normal conditions, if the belt is placed correctly and it is of hihg quality, it can endure 6 000 km or more. Drive style and long downtime of scooter also have an impact on CVT belt resource. But still, it is recommended to check its condition every 2000 km.
21 July, 2016 0

Uno, the
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Uno, the "incorrect" monocycle.

When young inventor came up with compact conveyance, it had to be a monowheel, monocycle, in other words. Some time later, it merged up that one wheel is not enough. So, then appeared "incorrect" 2-wheel monocycle, but iat was also imperfect...And recently, due to last modernization, the number of
14 July, 2016 0

How to replace spark plugs on motorcycle?
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How to replace spark plugs on motorcycle?

In many cases, for spark plugs replacement, it is enough to have a plug socket head (with additional elastic rubber insert or magnetic plug socket head, which is better) in set with ratchet gearing and a device for checking and adjustment of spark-plug gaps. There is a special tool for
13 July, 2016 0

How to replace brake fluid on motorcycle?
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How to replace brake fluid on motorcycle?

It is recommended to replace a brake fluid evfery 2 years. We won't go into detail and there will be no Chemistry lesson, but the reason of why should we replace it simple: brake fluid is hygroscopical (water absorbing), which leads to reduction of its qualities, brakes become smooth and
12 July, 2016 0

Reitwagen - first motorcycle in the world
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Reitwagen - first motorcycle in the world

By the end of 1885, close cooperation of 2 great engineers from Germany gave results. These were Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach. They are considered as inventors of first combustion engine. Besides, in 1885, they also invented such component of power unit, as carburettor and brought
12 July, 2016 0

Jesse James: building works of chopper art
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Jesse James: building works of chopper art

Jesse Gregory James (born April 19, 1969) is a world-renowned customizer, show-man, American TV star, who broke a path to history riding iron horses.
11 July, 2016 0

Longest motorcycle in the world
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Longest motorcycle in the world

"What amazing things you see...", - now these words can be said by those, who couldn't eventhink that on motorcycle can be carried more people, than on minivan! The Great Britain surprized with a new moto-record again. And the matter is not in wheelie or othe amazing tricks. Except performing long
08 July, 2016 0

Regio Design XXL Chopper - the biggest motorcycle in the world
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Regio Design XXL Chopper - the biggest motorcycle in the world

The largest motorcycle in the world got the name "Regio Design XXL Chopper". Fabio can't help, but be proud of this motorbike, because on "Motor Bike Expo 2012" nothing could match this iron horse.
08 July, 2016 0

Biona: ecologic wooden motorcycle
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Biona: ecologic wooden motorcycle

One of such unusual iron horses is Biona motorcycle. Its main peculiarity is that it is made of wood. Besides, Biona is among neo-bikes, which are different with the high level of ecological cleanliness. Hardware ergonomics in combination with elegant outward attracts people's attention to the bike.
07 July, 2016 0

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