What Is It? Feynlab coined the phrase “nano technology ceramic coatings” about 15 years ago and is a pioneer and innovation leader in the field of protective vehicle coatings. Kate Hadland the Feynlab coating installer from Tenacious Detail. It all sounds very Star Trek to me and I half expected the installer I contacted to …

Introduction SCHUBERTH has long been known for its high-end class-leading helmets. After reading Cameron Martel’s recent review of the C4 Pro, I was intrigued to try out a SCHUBERTH helmet. Shortly after Cam’s review, the opportunity came up to try the open face M1 PRO, and I jumped at it. The M1 PRO is SCHUBERTH’s …

A Baby XSR for the U.S. Sounds Fun This is really Honda’s fault. The company has the small 125cc Monkey that’s awesome, fun, and cute as hell. It has other small-displacement bikes, too. Yamaha has to compete. We reported that the company is thinking of a baby Tracer, but now the rumor, according to RideApart, …

Your New Harley Comes With Pedals Harley-Davidson is going through a dramatic shift. The business is trying to find new footing as its largest demo ages out of riding large, overpriced motorcycles. Electric motorcycles and new gas motorcycle models are just part of the answer, Harley is also going to sell electric bicycles. Now we …

The Man Who Created an Icon When most people think motorcycle jackets, they think of Marlon Brando in “The Wild One.” That jacket was a design pioneered by a man named Melvin Schott. Most of us know the Schott name, and the jacket is universally recognizable. The double-breasted design, angled zipper, and snaps on the …

Still Offering Tons of Power We reported on the Serie Oro models that MV Agusta put out. These high-priced, high-power machines were limited edition models. Not everyone who wanted one could get their hands on one or afford one. There were reports that MV Agusta would put out lower-priced variants of the bikes, and now …

Need to Ship a Bike? As you might already know, shipping a motorcycle can be a costly and difficult endeavor. Well, the American Motorcyclist Association wants to make things a little easier. The association recently added the company Motorcycle Shippers to its list of partners. This means AMA members can enjoy special benefits when choosing …

Harley has Some New Models Harley-Davidson is adding a few new models to its lineup for 2020. The company is adding a Road Glide Limited, Low Rider S and a CVO Tri Glide. All are pretty good additions to the brand’s lineup. Harley will also roll out its Reflex Defensive Rider System as standard equipment on all …

Because Why Not, Ya Know? I wasn’t aware that doing a headstand on a motorcycle was a thing that was recorded as a world record, but apparently, it is. The British daredevil Marco George recently set the world record for the fastest headstand on a motorcycle. He managed to do a headstand on a bike …

A Road Ready Tiger We showed you the latest spy shots nabbed by photographers, but now there’s photographic evidence that a Tiger XR will be coming in 2020 as well as the regular version of the bike. Morebikes was able to snag a couple of pictures of the Tiger XR out testing. You can see …

Some Top-Quality Gear at Reduced Prices Every week I take a look at the deals out there and do my best to find the discounts that I think you’re going to really enjoy. This week. Revzilla has some fantastic deals on some of its items. The discounts go as high as 45 percent, but they’re …

A Motorcycling Icon Peter Fonda, actor and AMA hall of fame member, died on Friday, August 16. He was 79 and passed away from respiratory failure due to lung cancer. Fonda is best known for the movie Easy Rider, which was a motorcycling counter-culture film that propelled him to stardom and enthralled audiences. He was …

The Need for More Speed BMW wants to make its S1000RR even faster. The company just recently filed a patent with the German Patent and Trademark Office for an electric supercharger. Adding a supercharger to any bike will increase power and make it more responsive. It’s better than adding a turbo because the supercharger’s power …

Ducati Scrambles Things Up Even More The Ducati Scrambler is a well-loved machine by many riders. There are currently eight different versions of the bike. There’s the Icon, Cafe Racer, Desert Sled, Full Throttle, Sixty2, 1100, 1100 Special, and 1100 Sport. Ducati must have decided that eight was simply not enough, so it’s adding two …

Honda Will Expand Its Adventure Scooter Line Honda’s X-ADV recently passed up the BMW R 1200 GS in terms of sales in Europe. This makes it a true force to be reckoned with and Honda has realized its hit. The company now has a 150 version and is reportedly thinking of a 300 version, according …

Ever wonder what the inside of your bike’s engine looked like but don’t have the skills or the time to tear it all apart? Curious about those hard to reach places between your bike’s body panels and its wiring, engine, or anything else? Have a nook or cranny around the house or garage where you …

This Is the Tire Many Have Been Waiting For Originally designed for European enduro racing, the Geomax Enduro EN91 from Dunlop is a tire designed for on and off-road use that should give you a durable tire for long rides and races. While it’s definitely an off-road-focused tire, the rubber is street legal and has …

How Will This Change Things? It’s no big secret that I like Revzilla. From the company’s good deals to its detailed video breakdowns and quality blog content, I hold the online motorcycle gear retailer in pretty high esteem. Well, now Revzilla enters into a new era. Recently, the company appointed a new CEO, Ken Murphy, …

We’d Love to See Royal Enfield Drop Prices in the States, Too The Royal Enfield Bullet 350 is a bike that’s been sold by the company for decades. Since the 1930s, the company has sold some version of the bike. Now it’s cheaper than it has been. Last year’s model was more expensive than this …

KTM Jumps Into the Electric Motorcycle Fray It seems every day there’s more indication that electric motorcycles will be the future of the industry. Now, according to a report from Morebikes, Bajaj and KTM will work on a high-end electric bike for the future. The news that Bajaj and KTM were going to work on …

And You Should You’ve probably heard of The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride at this point. If you haven’t it’s the largest charity ride for men’s health in the world. The ride is a worldwide event that raises money to battle prostate cancer and suicide in men. It’s about helping men live happier and healthier lives.  The …

Throw a Leg Over Several Machines At this year’s AIM Expo in September attendees will have the opportunity to throw a leg over the bikes that they want to ride, according to a press release. Several different manufacturers will offer test rides at the show. Of all of the vendors and manufacturers at the show, you’ll …

Discounts as High as 46 Percent Every week I dig into the deals at our partner’s websites to showcase some of the best ones or at least the ones that stand out to me the most. This week the items that caught my eye were the various leather jackets from Dainese. These jackets all feature …

Rumor Is It Could Break the Motorcycle Auction Record If you’re looking for a legendary piece of motorcycle history, then look no further than this bike. Owned by the King himself, this is Elvis Presley’s 1976 Harley-Davidson FLH 1200 Electra Glide. It will go up for auction at GWS Auctions later this month. The minimum …

Yamaha’s Claims About This Bike are True The Yamaha Niken is an odd machine. It features two wheels up front, one in the rear and lets you lean like you would on a regular motorcycle. While it looks a bit odd, it undeniably works. Many people have ridden it at this point and the vast …

Introduction One never has enough riding gear, including footwear, of course. As such, one is always on the lookout for the ‘next best pair’. And this, as one would say, brings us to the storyline. My introduction to the REV’IT! line of adventure boots came about through a review of the (then) new Discovery OutDry …

(Full disclosure: I purchased these boots at my own expense and paid the same price as advertised online. I was not provided any consideration from TCX for the writing of this review) Introduction Summer is in full swing here in Tennessee and it’s hot and humid. It may not be the most pleasant weather for …

A Review Request From A Friend My favorite part of doing these reviews is helping someone make a wise purchase. None of us wants to spend our hard-earned money on something we won’t like over the long run or that is poor quality. My friend Steve Crawshaw asked me about a month ago if I …

Introduction SENA is a long-term major player in the Bluetooth industry and particularly within the Powersports community. Their involvement and support for the motorcycling segment, not to mention a very long and diverse product line, is a major reason why we all have the current connectivity and communication capabilities mounted on or in our helmets. …

It Would Make Sense The rumors are swirling that Yamaha may do a smaller version of the Tracer with a 125cc engine and bring it to the States. Morebikes reported on some spy shots that show a bike that could be it in Vietnam testing. However, the publication notes that there’s no guarantee that it …

Not Very Green Afterall People look to electric scooters and cars and motorcycles and think of them as carbon-free machines. That’s simply not the case. People think of a shared resource like scooters or mopeds as another thing with few evils. Again, not the case. According to a study by researches at North Carolina State …

Add Some Flair to Your Harley Harley-Davidson just announced two special custom paint schemes in various colors for 2020. They’re called the Quick Shift and Mayhem Limited Paint Sets. The special paint jobs can be applied to 2018 and later Breakout and Fat Bob or 2017 and later Road King, Street Glide, and Road Glide …

A French Big Boy Coming By Way of China First off, this bike won’t come to the U.S. At least, not anytime soon. Meet Mash’s first big motorcycle. It’s a 650cc bike that’s built with flat-track styling and as cool as all get out. The company sells its bikes in France, and has been selling …

A Detailed Look at the Iconic Brand If there’s one scooter I could have in my shed, it’d be a Vespa. The brand is iconic. It’s scooters retain their value better than any other vehicle on the road today, and while it would never replace my want or need for a legit motorcycle, I could …

This Could Make For Some Killer Motorcycles It’s been two long years since reports indicated that Triumph and Bajaj could possibly collaborate on some future middleweight models, but now it seems that this idea could come to fruition. According to Money Control, the two companies are working together to get a contract that they can …

It Looks Like It Received Some Updates Those crazy spy photographers are at it again, and this time they snagged the 2020 Triumph Tiger 1000 out testing. The images you see here come to us from Morebikes, the publication’s spy photographers were able to nab some images of the bike as it road around. As …

It’s a Weird One I don’t get why people think they have to make electric motorcycles look absolutely ridiculous. You can make an electric motorcycle look like, ya know, a motorcycle. Case in point is this horrid creation from the company Newron. I do have to give it to Newron, though. The company used the …

Get the Jackets, Gloves, Shoes You Need for Less Every week, I scour our partner’s deals to help identify for our readers what the best discounts are. This week I noticed that there were some top-notch deals on Dainese and Icon gear, and I thought it best to share these deals with you. Revzilla has …

It’s Selling Better Than Expected Moto Guzzi has a winner on its hands with the V85 TT. The motorcycle is selling like crazy, according to The LA Times. Apparently, many people are trading in their non-Moto Guzzi machines to get their hands on a V85 TT, and that’s exactly what the company was hoping would …

Your Helmet Does Provide Impact Protection If you thought that jacket you wear while riding provides you with good abrasion and impact protection, then you’re really only believing a half-truth. Most gear that you wear provides little to no impact protection according to a recent study reported on by the German publication Motorrad. Your helmet is …