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Chiller: A BMX-style moped from Saint Petersburg

The debate rages on whether electric motorcycles are better than petrol-powered ones. Meanwhile a group of mad scientists in Saint Petersburg have side-stepped the argument completely, by building two near-identical bikes; one petrol, one electric. And we honestly don’t know which one we like more. Meet ‘Chiller’—a cross between a BMX cruiser and a moped,…

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Speed Read, 13 June 2021

Two customs from Spain this week: a crisp and understated Thruxton RS from Tamarit, and a repurposed Ducati 750 SS from Bolt. We also take a closer look at a stunning new electric racebike from the Netherlands, and report on a rare motorcycle festival that managed to go ahead as planned … in Russia.