Guy Martin Switzewrland

Guy Martin jumps into Switzerland

Finally, the POW has jumped the second barbed wire fence and escaped the Nazis for freedom in Switzerland … even if it was just a stunt for a British TV show. Performing the stunt from the 1963 World War II POW film, The Great Escape, was former TT racer and all-round larrikin daredevil Guy Martin. And …

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david Beckham Triumph scrambler

David Beckham stars on Triumph Scrambler

Look out ladies, heartthrob soccer legend David Beckham stars in a BBC1 feature-length documentary called “David Beckham: Into the Unknown” which is now screening on Stan. (Story updated May 31, 2016) It features Beckham, 38, riding a Triumph Scrambler into the Amazon rainforest, accompanied by three mates, a bike expert from LA, the film’s director …

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Hare scrambler

Are modern scramblers really scramblers?

There is a host of modern scramblers being built by Ducati, Moto Guzzi, BMW, Benelli and Triumph that many mature-aged riders claim are not scramblers at all. They are, of course, right.  Go to the end of this article and vote for your favourite modern “scrambler”! Scrambler is an old term for a dirt bike …

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Triumph Scrambler

Jurassic World Triumph Scrambler sells for $60k

The Triumph Scrambler that stars in the Jurassic World movie, the fourth instalment of the Jurassic Park series, has been auctioned for $60,000 to aid prostate cancer research. Three Scramblers were used in the film. Action hero Chris Pratt was given one as a gift, another is on display at Triumph Motorcycle headquarters and the third was auctioned for 10 days from July 23, 2105. The …

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David Beckham in South America with Triumph Scrambler motorcycle seatdavid Beckham Triumph scrambler

David Beckham scrambler recreated The Triumph that heartthrob soccer legend David Beckham rides in the BBC1 documentary “David Beckham: Into the Unknown” has been recreated by a British custom house. And you could win it! While most people assumed Beckham’s Triumph was a Scrambler, it was actually a Bonneville with all the trimmings so that it looked like …

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BMW Scrambler as imagined by MCN artists

BMW Scrambler on the drawing board

A BMW Scrambler is on the drawing board in a direct counter-punch to the trendy new Ducati Scrambler. And why not? Ducati has had a lot of early access with its Scrambler and BMW has scored several successive record sales quarters based largely on updating and adding new models to the fleet. The rumour mill is …

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Rajputana Triumph Scrambler with offset headlight

Symmetrical headlights not so bright?

When Matt Jones of Rocker Classic Motorcycles suggested a race plate for a front cowl with an asymmetrically placed small headlight poking through I thought he’d gone mad. Matt was making suggestions for our Honda CX500 project bike and while they seemed innovative and creative, the offset headlight idea didn’t appeal to me. That is …

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Moto Guzzi V7 scrambler kit

Moto Guzzi V7 becomes Scrambler

Just as Ducati has unveiled its Scrambler, Moto Guzzi Australia has released a scrambler kit for its retro V7. And about time! We’ve been calling out for a scrambler version of the V7 for ages. But this scrambler doesn’t come from the factory. It comes from Italian accessories company 70 Tre. The V7 Scrambler Kit …

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Ducati Scrambler

Ducati Scrambler teaser video released

  The Ducati Scrambler will return in 2015, satisfying persistent rumours about the bike. The teaser video doesn’t show much, yet there is still a fair bit we can surmise. For a start, it has high, flat and wide bars with twin instrument pods sitting up high. It’s very early motocross in style. It is …

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Cool Triumph Scrambler for sale

The Triumph Bonneville seems to be a favourite donor bike for a custom project and this is one cool Triumph Scrambler. Even bolting on off-the-shelf parts can turn them into very cool machines; not that they are uncool in stock form. TeamMoto has bolted on an array of genuine and aftermarket bits and pieces to …

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