A restricted version model of the gorgeous Saroléa Manx7, a Honda FMX 650 constructed for the Scram Africa occasion, and a uncommon Maserati motorbike from the 1950s. Plus a surprising Honda CB750 Bol d’Or from France.
Honda FMX 650 by De Angelis Elaborazioni Gasoline Bikes’ annual Scram Africa tour is all about using classic-style scramblers in North Africa. To partake, you want both a classic scrambler, a contemporary traditional scrambler, or a motorcycle personalized within the scrambler type. For Giorgio De Angelis at De Angelis Elaborazioni in Italy, this practice Honda FMX 650 was simply the ticket.
The FMX was a thumping supermotard that Honda made within the mid 2000s, with the identical 644 cc motor because the XR650L. Which means it’s powerful and dependable. Giorgio’s transformed his FMX from motard to enduro, including a bunch of juicy upgrades alongside the way in which.
The Honda now rolls on greater Excel hoops, with Wilbers suspension propping it up. Giorgio’s added a race transmission from KK-Bike and an Accossato cluch lever, and the Honda scrambler additionally wears new fenders and a pair of Arrow mufflers.
Nearer inspection reveals a swapped-out gasoline tank, improved lighting, powerful hand guards, and a baggage internet and handlebar bag for practicality. A brand new seat and a minimalist livery add to the utilitarian enchantment. Blasting this thumper throughout North African sand appears like a very good time out to us. [More]
Saroléa x Mighty Machines The Saroléa Manx7 is likely one of the most stunning electrical bikes on the market. Now the Belgian firm has lifted its sport even additional with a unadorned model and a particular version rolled into one—the ‘N60 MM.01’.
From what we are able to collect, the N60 shares a primary platform with the Manx7, however sheds the fairings and superbike styling. The MM.01 is a restricted sequence, with simply 20 items on the roster. Or fairly, 20 packages—the collaboration features a swimsuit from Café Costume, a helmet from Hedon, and a Damascus metal knife from Studio Blade.
The bike itself is beautiful, with a high-end spec to match. There’s carbon fiber in all places—from the body and swingarm proper via to the bodywork. Suspension is from Öhlins, and the brakes are from Beringer.
Saroléa declare a 20 min cost time, and a variety of 330 km. The Manx7 lists energy at 163 hp and torque at 450 Nm, so if the N60’s numbers are anyplace close to that in the true world, it needs to be a enjoyable experience. There’s no phrase on pricing, however we are able to’t think about it’ll be low cost. [More]
Maserati Regolarità Scrambler Though classic Maserati bikes put on the identical badge because the Italian marque’s vehicles, they weren’t technically made by the identical firm. Our associates over at Silodrome have a fantastic historical past lesson on how that happened, together with a take a look at this ultra-rare 1956 Maserati Regolarità Scrambler.
The Regolarità is so uncommon, there’s little data obtainable on the mannequin. This one’s been absolutely restored, and is believed to have come from the manufacturing unit within the configuration you see right here. That will have included the knobby tires, excessive fenders and exhaust, and braced handlebars.
Maserati bikes used engine designs licensed from German agency DKW. So there’s a very good probability that the 125 cc motor within the Regolarità would have been the identical.
This Regolarità seems to be manufacturing unit recent, and is considered value someplace between €11,000 (S12,475) and €15,000 (S17,000). If that sounds truthful to you, it’ll be up for public sale quickly.
Regent No.1 Regent Bikes is a Swedish firm, launched late final yr by Jonathan Åström. His idea is easy and interesting: construct an electrical bike, however in a classic type. And it certain does look cute.
‘No.1’ has a Yamaha SR vibe about it, with a traditional teardrop tank, twin shocks and a generously padded seat. It makes use of a rear hub motor, which makes between 11 and 20 hp. Vary is listed at 150 km (93 miles), and the highest velocity at 130 kph (80 mph).
Regardless of the classic seems to be, No.1 does have some fashionable tech in-built. It makes use of regenerative braking, and has a contact display screen sprint with a built-in GPS. It’s obtainable in 4 colors, and the corporate’s web site additionally hints that it’s constructed with customization in thoughts.
It’s early days for Regent; they’re taking pre-orders proper now, whereas additionally in search of buyers to develop the corporate. Pricing is about at €9500 ($10,770), with a ten p.c low cost for early birds. We want them luck—as a result of, truthfully, we’re stunned extra firms aren’t making electrical bikes like these. [More]
Honda CB750 Bol d’Or by Bullita We’ve misplaced depend of what number of customized CB750s we’ve seen already. So it’s all the time refreshing to see somebody put a brand new spin on this iconic Honda. And this one is especially recent.
It’s a 1980 mannequin, belonging to a designer named Tristan. Tristan approached Jean-Phillipe at Bullita with a proposal: the previous would deal with design, and the latter would do the heavy lifting. It paid off—this Honda is sharp, properly balanced and kitted with candy upgrades.
The suspension’s been overhauled with upside-down forks up entrance, and a mono-shock conversion on the rear. The unique Comstar wheels have been ditched for spoked numbers, wrapped in fashionable road rubber. There’s no inside engine work; simply an air-box removing and a brand new exhaust.
For the bodywork, Tristan needed to keep up a clear line from entrance to again. The brand new elements had been laser reduce from an alloy sheet, then bent and welded into form. A pair of projectors in a unusual housing add lighting up entrance, with a taillight that mixes an LED strip with a Perspex fin out again. Clip-ons, rear units and a sprinkling of Motogadget bits spherical issues out. [More]