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Aston Martin teamed up with a motorcycle maker to create one of the only turbo bikes in the world: the $121,000 AMB 001

AMB 001 by Aston Martin and Brough Superior.
AMB 001 by Aston Martin and Brough Superior.

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  • The AMB 001 is an upcoming bike created by Aston Martin and Brough Superior.

  • It has a turbocharged motor, which is very unusual for a production motorcycle.

  • Only 100 will be made and the starting MSRP is 108,000 Euros, or approximately $121,000.

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The words “cheap” and “Aston Martin” don’t typically go together, so it’s of no surprise that the upcoming Aston Martin motorcycle is ludicrously expensive. 

Aston Martin teamed up with the motorcycle company Brough Superior to create the upcoming AMB 001. It’s a sleek, futuristic-looking thing that seems way more appropriate for the upcoming Cyberpunk 2077 video game than our lowly reality. 

The two companies are currently in the testing stages for their new bike. The specifications aren’t yet final, but a Wednesday press release says that the bike will produce

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1972 Harley-Davidson Aermacchi 350 Sprint

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Live history riding this little spaghetti hog.

Welcome back to the Motorious Motorcycle Monday feature where we take an interesting, unique bike from our inventory and highlight what makes it so compelling. Today we have a real relic from the past, something a portion of people have forgotten existed, while another portion probably want to forget it was ever made: the Harley-Davidson Aermacchi 350 Sprint. This is your chance to own an odd piece of two-wheeled history.

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As you can clearly see, this bike is a far cry from the large hogs which made Harley-Davidson famous and dominate the lineup today. Instead, this slimmed-down design actually hailed from Italy of all places. With the onslaught of Japanese motorcycles in the US market back at the beginning of the 1960s, Harley-Davidson was at a loss for something competitive in

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Teen Involved in Near-Fatal Motorcycle Crash Walks Across Stage at Graduation 3 Years Later

A teen whose life nearly ended in a serious motorcycle crash finally got to mark the end of her high school experience by walking across the stage at graduation.

Allie Gilkerson was just hours away from beginning her senior year at Wayne High School in West Virginia when she was involved in a serious motorcycle crash in August 2017, according to NBC affiliate WSAZ.

The incident, which occurred in West Virginia on Route 152, left Allie with such severe injuries that doctors believed the teen was brain dead, according to the outlet.

But Allie refused to give up — and thanks to the support of her friends and family, including her sister Brittani Gilkerson, she was able to make a slow but steady recovery.

“I would tell her to fight and keep fighting because she has a lot of people waiting on her,” Brittani told WSAZ shortly after the crash

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BMW Is Bringing Adaptive Cruise Control to Its Motorcycles

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Cruise control isn’t just for cars anymore. BMW is now ready to bring an adaptive form of the technology to its motorcycles to make long-distance rides safer and more comfortable.

On Tuesday, the German automaker’s motorcycle division, BMW Motorrad, announced that it will introduce Active Cruise Control (ACC) as a feature on its bikes in the near future. Developed in collaboration with German technology company Bosch, the cutting-edge rider-assistance software hopes to give riders fewer things to worry about when their speeding along the open road.

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While a standard cruise control system allows a driver to set their desired speed and then let their vehicle go, an adaptive (or active) system will adjust the cruising speed when another vehicle is detected in front. BMW and Bosch’s technology marks the first time this feature will be available on a

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