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An artist in Japan is dressing up as superhero Kamen Rider and riding a very cool, custom two-stroke motorcycle to stop drunk drivers.

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The William Shatner co-designed Rivet One trike with a Cadillac CTS-V's supercharged V8 is going into limited production, on a build-to-order basis. Shatner is riding one from Chicago to Los Angeles laster this year.

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Consumer Reports' 2015 motorcycle study still finds Japanese brands to be the most dependable, but riders have the most love for American models from Victory and Harley-Davidson.

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BMW and NHTSA are recalling over 43,000 motorcycles over an issue with the rear wheel mounting flange that could crack if the bolts are overtightened. To fix the problem, they're replacing the aluminum flange with a steel one.

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Petrolicious shines a light in a new video on an Italian designer who is bringing an added dose of sophistication to some vintage BMW motorcycles.

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The Walking Dead, TV's favorite show about the coming zombie apocalypse, now includes a custom, zombie-hunting Honda motorcycle for Norman Reedus' Daryl. See it here on video.

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The Vyrus 986 M2 Moto2 racing motorcycle is one of the most bizarre-looking, two-wheeled machines on the track today. This video gives a glimpse at what it's like to ride one.

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BMW has patents on two, bizarre three-cylinder engine designs meant to improve on the classic V-twin. One splays out the pistons in a fan shape, adds a cylinder to the traditional design.

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This Mexican motorcycle police officers shows off some aggressive acrobatics by standing up in the saddle with a rifle at the ready.

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After floating over a Lamborghini last summer, Swede Al the Jumper is back at it, hopping two motorcycles in a single leap.

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Polaris issues a recall and stop-sale order for its Slingshot over two issues. Certain models might have been fitted with defective ball bearings in the steering column, failure of which could cause loss of steering. It's also possible that installed roll-hoops don't meet company performance specs. Both problems will be fixed free-of-charge.

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Husqvarna has announced that the 401 Svartpilen and 401 Vitpilen motorcycle concepts it showed off at EICMA last year are going into production as 2017 models. The bikes, based on the KTM 390, are meant to show what modern Husky design simplicity looks like, as well as how the tiny Swedish brand will differentiate itself from KTM.

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Four years ago we posted on the three-wheeled foam car that made it to the round-of-four in X-Prize competition. Its inventor, Lon Ballard, created the vehicle for the sole purpose of lowering the number of road fatalities and has spent the intervening years refining the idea, and beginning pilot production of electric and gas-powered variants.

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The three-wheeled Rivet One isn't a motorcycle or a trike, it is referred to as a "land jet," and it is what William Shatner's imagination looks like. Yes, that William Shatner, who says he plans to ride the Rivet One from Chicago to LA this summer.

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The 2015 Dakar Rally has claimed its first life: Polish biker Michal Hernik died on January 6 during the third stage of the race of unknown causes.

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Can't wait until the 2015 Isle of Man TT? Sadly, we're still half a year away. But if you need your fix of two-wheeled road racing, the race organizers have put out this video clip.

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Jay Leno might have a massive collection of treasured vehicles, but there are some favorites in there. This week on Jay Leno's Garage, he takes a ride on one of them – a 1925 Brough Superior SS100. These bikes were among the premiere motorcycles of their day and were certified to hit 100 miles per hour. Leno even put a drop of his own blood into the cycle's tank to strengthen their bond.

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A friend of Georgia resident Chuck Beck owned a Lamborghini that died in a fire, leaving only its engine. This friend offered that engine to Beck, and Beck not only accepted, he gave it a second life that rivals Bucky Barnes morphing into The Winter Soldier for outlandish second acts.

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For the first time since 2009, motorcycle fatalities decreased year-on-year in 2013: the Fatality Analysis Reporting System compiled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration counted 4,668 motorcyclist deaths last year compared to 4,896 in 2012.

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Connecticut is the latest state to decide that the Polaris Slingshot is not a motorcycle and therefore can't be registered for the road there. It appears that the only solution is for Polaris to go to the legislature to create a separate designation for vehicles like its three-wheeler.

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Spanish motorcycle brand Bultaco is back on the scene with its latest electric cycle. The Brinco is an electrically assisted moped made to traverse rough roads, with disc brakes and lots of suspension travel at the front and rear. Its four-horsepower motor can go about 19 miles on a charge or, you can start pedaling.

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