Confederate Motorcycles X132 Hellcat Speedster

Make a statement with the Confederate Motorcycles X132 Hellcat Speedster. 121 hp and 140 pound-feet of torque sit on 18-inch carbon fiber wheels. These come handmade and based on designs by Pierre Terblanche. Only 65 will be made so snatch up one of these $65,000 road warriors now. And if you don’t like Confederate Motorcycles, perhaps you like Confederated Products?

World’s First Bacon-Powered Motorcycle

The future is here and it smells so good. Like bacon in the morning good. Hormel modified a Track T800 CDI motorcycle made by E.V.A. Products to run on 100% biodiesel. Naturally, biodiesel comes from bacon grease so you’ve got one mean, bacon-smellin’ machine. Interestingly, a pound of bacon grease converts to a gallon of biodiesel gas. Hormel plans to use the bike on a cross country journey to find people passionate about projects in their life. Such as…anything bacon.

Project Livewire: Harley-Davidson’s First Electric Motorcycle

Harley-Davidson captures the imagination of bikers and even non-bikers everywhere. The movie, Easy Rider, brought these bikes to the masses and when people think of motorcycles, Harley-Davidsons immediately come to mind. Now, the company wants to enter the electric bike market with Project Livewire. Starting next week, Harley-Davidson plans to tour the country with its electric bike, giving some lucky riders the chance to test it out. They haven’t released any specs yet, but would they really build a bike that put-puts along? Nah.

Bultaco Rapitán and Rapitán Sport

Imagine getting frozen in 1983 like Encino Man and then coming back 30 years later to a whole new world. You’d be flummoxed, flabbergasted and floored by all the new technological developments in the past quarter century and how much the law about the use of helmets has changed. Spanish motorcyle manufacturer Bultaco might have experienced that, but they’re rolling with the times.

From the mid-50’s to 1983, Bultaco made racing motorcycles. Then, the market changed and Bultaco went away. Until now. They’ve resurrected the name and with it, two new electric bikes: the Rapitán and the Rapitán Sport. Electricity, it’s all the rage these days. Both come with 54-hp, a 90 mile ride on a full charge and top speeds of 90 mph. Check ’em out here.

Motorcycle accidents often cause devastating injuries. One common type of motorcycle accident involves other vehicles’ blind spots – when a motorcyclist rides in these areas, it is very difficult for the driver to see the bike and its rider. Drivers and motorcyclists alike must effectively check their blind spots to reduce the risk of blind spot accidents.

Johammer Don’t Hurt ‘Em. The New Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle

You’ve always dreamnt of saving the environment while riding a tape dispenser. Good news, your dream just came true. The Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle ($32,000 – $35,000) comes with a bunch of cool features and mixes it up with a unique body. The rear wheel houses all the electric gears and controls. Center gauges get replaced with information displayed in the side mirrors. It also produces a whopping 14-hp, so don’t expect to blow anyone off the road with speed. What it lacks in speed, it makes up for in style.

Bandit9 Eve Motorcycle: A Rolling Art Piece

A sleek all-chrome body modeled on a 1967 Honda SS. A cattle skin leather seat. All that makes up the Bandit9  Eve Motorcycle ($4600). Is it comfortable? That’s up to you. This cycle is sure fun to look at though. It’s another entrant in the coming wave of futuristic looking motorcycles. Preorders up now here.

New Ducati Diavel Gets A Few Subtle Changes

Ducati tweaks its Diavel V-twin sport cruiser with a little nip and tuck. Implanted is the latest Testastretta 11° Dual Spark engine that puts out 162 hp. Other minor modifications include a new exhaust design and full LED headlights. Look for the new Ducati Diavel in April 2014.

Tron-like Motorcycles Coming Out Soon

The looks and designs of motorcycles keep evolving and the Lotus C-01 Motorcycle is another step. Not a surprise since the same guy who designed the Tron Light Cycles did this one. Ride this and pretend you’re from the future. The steel, titanium and carbon fiber chassis weigh about 400 pounds and the cycle hits 200 hp. Move fast because they plan to make only 100 units. Buy one and you’ll be 1 out of 100 Lotus C-01 Motorcycle owners, officially making you the 1%.