Tag: Bimota

  • Bimota DB3 by Analog Motorcycles

    Bimota DB3 by Analog Motorcycles

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Amidst the beauty parade of BMWs, Hondas and Triumphs, it’s good to see a more obscure marque getting a custom makeover. And before you recoil in horror at the thought of a Bimota going under the knife, rest assured that the donor bike was probably… Read more »

  • Bimota DB1R works racer

    Bimota DB1R works racer

  • Chris Hunter Motorcycles For Sale ,,

    There are few motorcycles more exotic than a Bimota. And this machine, which has just gone up for sale, is one of the most covetable Bimotas of all—the 1986 DB1R racer. Built in conjunction with Ducati, it’s one of the four factory bikes campaigned by… Read more »

  • Bimota DB3 Mantra

    Bimota DB3 Mantra

  • Chris Hunter Production Motorcycles ,

    Over the last three decades, Bimota has consistently produced the most outrageously styled motorcycles of any contemporary manufacturer. The DB3 Mantra was the Rimini company’s attempt at a ‘naked bike’, and was styled by Frenchman Sacha Lakic. It was built in two versions—the first in… Read more »

  • Bimota KB1

    Bimota KB1

  • Chris Hunter Classic Motorcycles ,,

    For a brand as iconic as Bimota, it’s surprisingly hard to find good images of their motorcycles. So this isn’t a real KB1—it’s a replica created using parts from the Japanese Doremi Collection custom outfitter. The original Bimota fairing is obviously gone, but the underlying… Read more »

  • Bimota HB4

    Bimota HB4

  • Chris Hunter Production Motorcycles ,

    It’s very rare that we feature a factory-fresh machine, but Bimota’s HB4 is a worthy exception. This compact, sharply-styled racebike is Bimota’s first Honda-powered bike since the CB1100-engined HB3 of the mid-80s. The boutique Rimini-based manufacturer has stuck with its signature trellis frame, but this… Read more »

  • Bimota Tesi 1D

    Bimota Tesi 1D

  • Chris Hunter Production Motorcycles ,,

    Bimota is a wild card in the motorcycling world. Since 1973, the Rimini-based company has been delivering the weirdest and wildest machines, wilfully taking the path less travelled. Not surprisingly, it’s never been the most financially stable of manufacturers, and hit the rocks in 2000.… Read more »

  • The Borsalino Bimotas

    The Borsalino Bimotas

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,

    One of the most unusual brand associations in the motorcycling industry is that of Bimota and Borsalino. Every now and then, the boutique motorcycle maker hooks up with the Milan-based hatmaker, founded in 1857, to create a limited edition motorcycle. (The European equivalent of a… Read more »

  • 1976 Bimota HDB1

    1976 Bimota HDB1

  • Chris Hunter Classic MotorcyclesRacing Motorcycles ,,,

    The exquisite HDB1 racer was designed by Massimo Tamburini, one of Bimota’s three founders. The ‘HD’ relates to the 488cc twin motor: in 1976, Harley-Davidson/Aermacchi engines provided power for three separate racing Bimotas. Only one of these HDB1 frames was built though, and Bimota’s association… Read more »

  • Bimota Tesi 3D

    Bimota Tesi 3D

  • Chris Hunter Production Motorcycles ,

    Bimota showed a new variant of the extraordinary Tesi 3D at the EICMA show this year. The usual red-and-white Bimota signature colors are now supplemented by a Carbon Black model, which also adds a titanium exhaust system designed by Motocorse. The front and rear wheels… Read more »