Motorcycle

2012 Izh Hybrid Motorcycle concept packs 3D multifunction display [Video]

2012 Izh Hybrid Motorcycle concept packs 3D multifunction display [Video]

There are plenty of good looking hybrid concepts out there, but Igor Chak's 2012 Izh Hybrid Motorcycle also tries to slip in some smartphone integration too.  Chak envisages the bike - which would pair a traditional 140HP V-Twin gas engine with a 60kw electric motor in the rear hub - hitting 80mpg, but also having radar distance control, proximity sensors for blind-spots, and a massive 3D touchscreen LCD.  It's there that we start to get a little worried.

Concept video after the cut

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4MC DIY leaning motorcycle [Video]

4MC DIY leaning motorcycle [Video]

If the Piaggio MP3 leaning-scooter has taken your fancy, but you'd prefer something with a bit more grunt, Nick Schotter should be your first port of call.  He's spent the past 20 years working on the 4MC (4-wheeled motorcycle concept), a bike capable of leaning 40-degrees to each side for super-speedy cornering.

Video demo of the trike after the cut

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Garmin Nuvi 510 weatherproof touchscreen GPS

Garmin Nuvi 510 weatherproof touchscreen GPS

At first glance we'd expect Garmin's new Nuvi 510 to be a budget model.  After all, the 3.5-inch screen is smaller (and regular aspect rather than widescreen) than most other new GPS devices we see, and there's no fancy graphics or clever 3D building renders.  However Garmin intend the 510 to be used not only in a car but on a motorbike and at sea, and so the feature set is slanted toward that.

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The Dreamfit motorcycle mod – for paralyzed bikers

The Dreamfit motorcycle mod  – for paralyzed bikers

Typically here on Slashgear we cover slightly smaller mods, computers and game consoles are extremely typical. This slightly larger mod, appears  to be a perfectly normal bike. Actually if there weren't a wheelchair sitting next to it, I wouldn't have known there was the slightest difference between it and other bikes.

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CES 2008: Parrot SK4000 Motorcycle helmet wireless audio solution

CES 2008: Parrot SK4000 Motorcycle helmet wireless audio solution

Check out this nifty little gadget from Parrot! It connects to just about any helmet because it has some pretty flexible mounting options. On the outside you have the mic and the majority of the hardware and then they were ingenious enough to move the speakers to the inside of the helmet and they give you several different options mounting that on the inside of your helmet.

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Cherry Picks 2008: Vectrix

Cherry Picks 2008: Vectrix

The Vectrix is the first two-wheeled ZEV (Zero Emissions Vehicle) that combines style and performance. It’s an all-electric maxi-scooter operates at a penny a mile cost. The Vectrix will go from 0-50 in 6.8 seconds with a max speed of 62 MPH and it’s highway legal.

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