A Krauser MKM 1000 4-Valve – 1 of 237 Ever Made

Krauser MKM 1000

The Krauser MKM 1000 is a German motorcycle developed by motorcycle racer Michael Krauser using a state-of-the-art computer-designed space frame developed in partnership with an engineering company named HPN – named for the first initial of each of the founder’s surnames Alfred Halbfeld, Klaus Pepperl, and Michael Neher. Michael Krauser and the Krauser MKM 1000 Michael…

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The Triumph Bonneville TT Special – The Rare Factory TT Steeplechase Racer

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The Triumph Bonneville TT Special was designed specifically for American TT Steeplechase racing – interestingly the final specification of the model was developed not in England, but on the West Coast of the USA by Johnson Motors, commonly known as “JoMo”. The Triumph Bonneville TT Special – Competition Sports In the 1960s Triumph had two major importers…

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A Must-Watch Motorcycle Short Film: Stronger

Stronger Film Stories of Bike

Editor: If you only watch one motorcycle film this year, make it this one. Seriously. Stronger is a short film about the recent experiences of Chris Livett, an avid motorcyclist and a survivor of both cancer and depression. Although that may sound somewhat melancholic, it’s not actually a film about cancer or depression, it’s a film…

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The Greeves Challenger – The Unusual World-Beating Two Stroke

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To say that the Greeves Challenger, and all Greeves motorcycles, were ahead of their time is to significantly understate the remarkable foresight of Bert Greeves and his lightweight two-stroke off-road racing motorcycles. Bert developed the first examples of his scrambles and trials machines in 1952, almost 20 years before lightweight two-stroke motorcycles would rise to…

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1960 Triumph TR6 Trophy – The Iconic Desert Sled

Triumph TR6 Trophy Desert Sled

The Triumph TR6 Trophy is perhaps better known by its legendary nickname – “The Desert Sled”. It’s not known who coined the term, but it stuck like glue, and it’s followed the intrepid Triumph off-road racer for decades. Even if you don’t immediately recognize the model, you’ve seen it before if you’ve seen the movie…

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