Godden GR500 speedway restomod by Unikat

Slick Slider: A Godden GR500 speedway restomod from Unikat


Speedway bikes are the very definition of purpose-built. They’re brakeless, single-gear machines with bizarre proportions, designed to do one thing—go around a dirt track at angles that defy physics. But, like all racing motorcycles, they’ve evolved over the years. Early speedway racers would simply modify existing ‘regular’ bikes to perform as best they could. It…

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Speed Read, March 12, 2023

Classic silhouettes are the theme of this week’s Speed Read. From Unikat’s Harley-Davidson’s Sportster 883, to RF-Biketech’s Kawasaki Z1000R and a beautiful Honda CB400 café racer from Never Ending Cycles, we have three different build styles, riffed on by three talented builders. We end off with a new short film from Harley-Davidson, documenting their 2022…

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Speed Read, October 9, 2022

For your eyes only: a KTM 690 with all-aluminum bodywork, a humble Daelim commuter turned beach racer, a Ducati 1098S café racer, and a special James Bond edition Triumph Speed Triple RR. We also say goodbye to one of motorcycling’s greatest racers, Phil Read, who sadly passed away this week.