Black Friday Deals Helmets Jackets I’m a firm believer that the best place to practice social distancing is on a motorcycle, so I’m shopping for some new pants and boots to match my new bike. If you’re looking to get your hands on (or noggin into) some new motorcycle gear, now is one of the …

The 2021 BMW R NineT: Unmistakable. Original. Air-cooled. Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 BMW R nineT is the flagship heritage model from European manufacturer BMW Motorrad. Though it has been a standard feature in the brand’s arsenal for many years, it has received a small update for 2021 to bring …

Back To Basics: The 2021 BMW R NineT Pure Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The R nineT Pure is a classic looking roadster with a less-is-more attitude. It features many of the same details as the other R nineT models in the 2021 BMW line-up, but it takes the platform and reduces …

The New Heritage Tourer On The Block: The 2021 BMW R 18 Classic Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Along with the standard R 18, the R 18 Classic is one of the most anticipated models in the 2021 BMW line-up. Like the R 18, the R 18 Classic is a European-made, heritage-laden …

The African Rebel The Honda Rebel 500 has been a huge success for new and experienced riders seeking a mid-displacement cruiser-style motorcycle, but what happens when you cram Honda’s notorious 1084cc parallel twin (taken from the legendary Africa Twin) into the mix? The CMX1100 Rebel is what happens. The Rebel 500 had a very low seat …

Calling All Duke Riders The KTM Duke lineup is ever-growing in both models and ownership numbers. From 390cc to 1290cc, the Duke family includes riders of all riding levels; beginner and expert alike. If you happen to own a KTM Duke and enjoy posting about it on Instagram, KTM is running an online contest for …

Italy’s Finest Just when you thought we were done with the Ducati 2021 model rollout, the Italian motorcycle manufacturer continues to surprise us; especially with this new ‘Diavel 1260 Lamborghini’.  I definitely didn’t see this being the news would be I covering next after episode 3 of their web series brought us the newly updated …

Coming Soon Norton has been put through the wringer as of late, but it seems to be coming out okay. The company just teased the new 2021 V4RR.  The company teased an image of the new bike. The previous version of the V4RR came to the world in 2016. It did so to great fanfare …

Supporting The National Youth Project Using Minibikes Comoto Holdings will match donations up to $25,000 to support The National Youth Project Using Minibikes. This organization teaches responsibility and provides mentorship to teens through group minibike rides. The Gift of Riding holiday campaign wants to make Giving Tuesday (December 1) an important day. This year there’s …

BMW’s Grand Touring Maxi-Scooter: The 2021 BMW C 650 GT Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The C 650 GT is a European-made maxi-scooter from BMW and the largest scooter in the 2021 BMW line-up. Though it’s advertised as a smart urban mobility solution, the C 650 GT shouldn’t be confined to the …

Practical Urban Mobility: The 2021 BMW C 400 X Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The BMW C 400 X is one of BMW’s practical urban mobility solutions. It’s a European-made, lightweight small-capacity scooter with enough grunt and road presence to make city riding a breeze. As one of the smallest models in …

Heritage Scrambling: The 2021 BMW R NineT Scrambler Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links BMW’s classic factory-made scrambler is back for 2021. While the R nineT’s road models are some of the best-looking retro motorcycles on the market, the R nineT Scrambler is the jewel in the crown of the 2021 BMW line-up. …

Introduction Hmm, must be fall. We’ve had our first snow fall, mixed in with the brightly coloured leaves still drifting off the tree branches, with both settling onto the still green lawns; and now we are finishing up almost two weeks of early fall-like weather; up and down we go – the past, present and …

The Supercharged Naked is More Stable When it comes to Kawasaki motorcycles, if the model’s name is followed by an ‘SE’, it signifies that the version will come with updated suspension and brakes. The 2021 Kawasaki Z H2 SE takes the original and highly successful naked version of the H2 and brings Kawasaki’s Electronic Control …

It’s Official The production versions of both the Kawasaki ZX-10R and ZX-10RR have been officially unveiled shortly after the Kawasaki Race Team brought the updated ZX-10RR for a field day at winter testing in Jerez. Originally, we only had concrete information regarding the visual updates that have been brought to these bikes, but with Kawasaki …

Some of the Best Helmets Out There As I noted in last week’s deals roundup, Revzilla is already offering Black Friday prices on gear. The retailer is offering up some new gear each and every day until Black Friday comes and goes. That means I’ve been combing through the gear deals and doing my best …

Expanding Even More Royal Enfield is moving along well recently in terms of growth. The company will build a new production facility in Chachoengsao, Thailand, according to the Bangkok Post. This will serve as the company’s manufacturing facility for Southeast Asia and produce several bikes for the region. Thailand is already a strong market for …

Your Bike Hits Something, You and Your Motorcycle Collide When we think of a crash, we think of the bike colliding with another object. However, that’s not the only collision that happens, the rider’s body also collides with the bike. Interestingly, a study by Neuroscience Research Australia came to the conclusion that the design of …

2021 Triumph Rocket 3 GT: Laid-Back Riding With Even More Power Than Ever Before Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links British motorcycle manufacturer, Triumph, has been building the Rocket 3 since 2004, but the current edition of this heavy-hitting cruiser/touring motorcycle looks nothing like its predecessors, nor is it even the same breed. …

2021 Triumph Trident: An Electrifying Dual-Sport For All Riding Styles Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Triumph Trident is the British manufacturer’s newest edition to its 2021 lineup. The main motivation behind the Trident was for Triumph to fill some gaps in their lineup by providing a be-all-end-all mid-displacement roadster motorcycle …

Silverstone Among Others Thrown a Lifeline Coronavirus has completely decimated many different sporting events and racing series. Although the NBA was successful though playing the playoffs in their ‘bubble’ many other sports have not been quite as lucky. Although we can all gather around a TV to see a live motorsport event, the venues are …

Touchdown! Following the recent release of this bike in India, BMW has the official launch for the 2021 BMW G 310 R in Europe locked and loaded with three new color options and some new features (including the obvious, Euro 5 engine compliance). The new G 310 R features a Euro 5 compliant 313cc liquid-cooled, …

What a Life He Lived Bill Tuman, who is one of the most influential folks in motorcycling, has died. He was 99 years old. Tuman is known as one of the original Indian Wrecking Crew members and an AMA Hall of Famer. Tuman began racing flat track in the 1940s. He had a very successful …

Keeping Them Separate In an effort to prepare as best it can for the future, Suzuki is splitting up its motorcycle/ATV and marine divisions of the company. Before, both divisions were all housed under the same corporate umbrella. Now Suzuki will split them off into their own individual companies.  This move will begin in April …

Face Yourself Here we are… It’s 2021 and the ancient ZX-10R/RR is finally getting a facelift. 2021 should be called ‘the year of the facelift’ because it really is insane how many manufacturers jumped at the Euro 5 opportunity to breathe some new life into their neglected bikes. The ZX-10RR has been quite neglected indeed. …

An S 1000 RR Naked Dream Come True The 2021 model reveal train is seemingly endless right now, which is fine with me because it gives me more motorcycles for me to get excited for and share updates about. This time around the track, the BMW S 1000 R is coming to our feeds with …

Italian Brands Together There have been countless rumors that VW Group wants to sell Ducati and they never really come to fruition. Now the rumor is that VW Group is preparing and positioning the company to be sold.  In a presentation to analysts, VW CEO Herbert Diess said that in efforts to streamline VW Group’s …

Happy Holidays Interested in sharing the thrill of motorcycle riding this holiday season? Harley wants you to be. The company will be giving away 500 HD Riding Academy classes this holiday season.  Now through December 31, riders will be able to nominate the non-rider in their life. Winners will receive a free HD Riding Academy …

The End of an Era Yamaha has killed the WR250R, VMAX, and most importantly, the iconic R6 from their 2021 lineup. This may come as a big surprise to many, but I can assure you that the legendary R6 will be missing from Yamaha’s 2021 lineup.  We all know and love the R6, it’s a …

The News We’ve All Been Waiting For Ah yes, the two bikes we’ve been waiting to see Ducati release updated information for. Regardless if you’re an ADV or touring rider, we can all come together to froth over the Panigale V4, no matter what your riding background is. It is the Ferrari Enzo of the …

HyperDrive Powertrain, HyperSport Models Damon Motors today released details of its new HyperDrive powertrain technology. It is the world’s first 100 percent electric, multi-variant powertrain platform that is supposed to redefine motorcycle performance, safety, and design. HyperDrive is a monocoque-constructed, high-voltage powertrain that offers the potential for a wide range of models and submodels. Damon …

People Are Excited Royal Enfield recently released the Meteor 350, and it seems people are pretty excited. The company has 8,000 pre-bookings for the bike, according to GaadiWaadi. This bike is a 350 cruiser from Royal Enfield. The bike will get its start in India and then go to Europe and even the U.S. It …

A New Tracer With the addition of the new MT-09 to Yamaha’s lineup, it should come as no surprise that there’s also a new 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT. This new bike is powered by an 890cc CP3 cross-plane inline triple that’s pretty much completely new.  Perhaps the best news about the Tracer 9 GT …

This has been a big year for ADV motorcycles. With the dual-sport niche of riding gaining such rapid exposure, all new gear and bikes are warmly welcomed regardless of the price or level of experience needed to ride. The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is here and we’re happy about it. Following the release of the …

Blind Spot Detection and More Most newer cars and trucks on the road these days come equipped with blind-spot detection notification systems and all other types of alerts. Why should motorcycles be any different? Ride Vision plans to change that with their new tech planned for 2021 release. Ducati recently announced adaptive cruise control coming …

Introduction In the early days, communicating vocally in real-time required a face to face encounter, and while this tried and true means of communicating has been very much impacted by our COVID-19 environment, it has not (yet) totally disappeared…but we also now have (many) other options. Real-time communication is more important than ever and thankfully …

Each year as winter comes upon us, and I start going through the normal routine of putting my bikes away for the season, I tend to start looking ahead to the upcoming model year. I get excited with the bike shows being just a couple of months away. Knowing this, and knowing we will start …

Spy Shots Show Us the Future Aprilia isn’t going to let the new RS 660 steal the show this year. The company sells a slew of other fantastic bikes, and it’s working to update them, too. Recently a 2021 RSV4 was spotted out testing, and it looks like it’s taking some cues from its smaller …