An Electric Scrambler by Droog Moto

Electric Scrambler Rear

This electric scrambler by Droog Moto started life as a Brammo Empulse R, one of the most important electric production motorcycles of the modern age. Electric motorcycles make a lot of sense for off-road use, electric motors produce 100% of their torque from 0 rpm onwards and they produce very little sound – ideal for…

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A Conversation With The Designers Of The Harley-Davidson LiveWire

Harley-Davidson LiveWire Electric Motorcycle Main

  This conversation was conducted by Silodrome contributor Tim Huber with key Harley-Davidson design and engineering personnel Brad Richards (Vice President of Styling and Design) Ben McGinley (EV Design Manager), and Glen Koval (Chief Engineer for LiveWire). Harley-Davidson has developed a distinct and iconic brand and identity over its 115 years of operating. The bikes have…

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A Custom BMW R80ST by La Motocicletta

Custom BMW R80ST 2

The BMW R80ST is one of the rarer and more unusual motorcycles from the German marque’s 1980s catalogue. It’s essentially a more street-oriented version of the legendary BMW R80G/S, the motorcycle that largely invented the modern dual sport adventure motorcycle genre. Only a few thousand examples of the BMW R80ST were built between 1982 and…

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A 1950s-Era Porsche You Might Be Able To Afford – A Porsche-Diesel Standard 208 Tractor

Porsche-Diesel Tractor Engine

Between 1956 and 1963 over 125,000 Porsche-Diesel tractors were built in the former Zeppelin factory near Friedrichshafen on the shores of Lake Konstanz in southern Germany, near the borders of both Switzerland and Austria. The first designs of a Porsche tractor were penned in the 1930s by Ferdinand Porsche. It was initially called the Volks-Schlepper and…

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