Friday, July 30, 2021

Pavel Malaník, is a wedding photographer, and in his spare time, he built a magnificent replica of the 1909 Torpedo motorcycle, piece by piece, because the original, a prototype, was built as a one off promotional model and the whereabouts of the original, if it still exists, is unknown Thanks Kim!

the engine

is actually two conjoined V-Twins from Trojan & Nagl, the company that built the original.

If that's not impressive enough, he also built this:

the same way. By making it piece by piece


  1. WOW! Hats off to someone with that much skill. I am presently reading a book about the history of precision. One has to admire these craftsmen.

    1. Is it that book I posted about? The Perfectionists?