Honda Cub clone with surfboard rack by KRUX

Super Surfer: Cloning the Honda Cub

2 MONTHS AGO / NO COMMENTS / MOPED

Not ready to let go of the weekend? We’ve got the solution, and it involves a surfboard, the beach, and a cute little scooter. This little slice of summer is called ‘El Gordo,’ [‘fat’ in Spanish] and it’s the first build from Dutch crew KRUK. Mark van Meerkerk and Ton Everaers hold down day jobs,…

The Kreidstler Project: A reborn Kreidler custom motorcycle by SchrammWerk.

The Kreidstler Project: Danny Schramm’s wild Kreidler moped

2 YEARS AGO / NO COMMENTS / MOPED

In 1970s Europe, every teenager had a favorite set of wheels. In England, it was ‘sixteener specials,’ highly tuned mopeds like the Yamaha FS1-E. In France, Mobylettes were everywhere. And in Germany, three makers dominated: Zündapp, Hercules and Kreidler. For young Danny Schramm and friends, the weapon of choice was a two-stroke Kreidler Florett. “You…

Malanca Competizione 4m

In the 1960s and early 70s, the Italians cornered the European market in lithe, stripped-back 50cc motorcycles. The designs were invariably minimal, and forty years later, most are still pleasing to the eye. Malanca was one of those Italian manufacturers, producing mopeds and small motorcycles from 1956 to 1986. In the early 70s the company…

Honda C70 Passport

8 YEARS AGO / 6 COMMENTS / MOPED

A good photographer can give even the most humble motorcycle a touch of glamour. And Joshua Hoffman‘s use of ringflash has made us look at the Honda C70 in a new light. The C70 was a grown-up version of the Honda Super Cub, with a little more power and a dizzying top speed of 50…