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 …

More Riders Is Good for Everyone It seems like every company associated with the motorcycle industry wants to see more people out on two wheels. Many of them have special programs and initiatives to make that happen. Well, now the Motorcycle Industry Council (MIC) has announced its long-term initiative to get more people riding.  “While …

Some New Looks for the Venerable Lid Arai’s Corsair-X full-face motorcycle helmet is one of the better ones on the market. The company revealed some new graphics late last year for the helmet, but we received an email saying they’d add a couple of additional graphics to the list. Let’s take a look at what …

Get The Sportbike Helmet You’ve Been Wanting A good sportbike motorcycle helmet comes with a premium price tag usually. These are the cream of the crop in terms of aerodynamics, safety, and comfort. They also come with some impressive features and daring new styles. That’s why when I saw that Revzilla was doing a closeout …

A Small-Displacement Dual Purpose When you first hear about the fact that Kawasaki is coming out with a 2020 KLX230, you might think that the company is doing away with the KLX250. Actually, Kawasaki will sell the bikes side-by-side. The KLX230 is a budget-friendly dual-sport option and it’s all-new.  The bike gets a completely new …

Hilariously Good Fun As a minibike racer myself—albeit at a much odder venue than the one shown below—I love to see other racers having fun. However, I was a bit surprised when I saw F1 driver Danial Ricciardo’s video on his Instagram page of him riding a sporty minibike on a track. I assumed F1 …

Updates Will Make the Bikes Better Honda isn’t rewriting the book on its 250cc off-roaders, but it is adding in some updates that should make them a little better. The company will add twin spark technology to the engines of the CRF250L and CRF250 Rally, making the motorcycles more efficient, according to a patent application …

The Ultimate Performance Muscle Roadster The Triumph Rocket 3 is a big deal. Literally, it’s a big bike with a massive engine. We’ve been following its development the last several months. Triumph recently put up all the goodies on its website and you can now view them. There will be two models the Rocket 3 …

Introduction One never has enough riding gear, and this includes gloves, of all types and purpose. Gloves are, to degrees, like helmets in reflecting specific functionality and application along with a helping of personality and, hopefully, equal regard for personal protective gear safety. In doing my usual scoping of the goodies in the accessory department …

The Forcefield Effect Last year marked my first encounter with Forcefield Body Armour products when I reviewed their Tech 2 base layer and Sport Tubes. It’s become my preferred everyday riding gear ever since because it keeps me dry and warm when it’s cold and cooler when it’s hot out. I absolutely love the Tech …

The Rumors Appear to be True There were some rumors floating around that Ducati would put its Desmosedici Stradale V4 engine into a Multistrada, but now it appears as if this rumor could be true. A test mule was spotted testing in Italy. Asphalt & Rubber reported on the bike. The test bike that was spotted …

The Challenger Is Coming Soon Dealer meeting with a lot of people? Check. Crappy cell phone video taken vertically? Check. Information about a motorcycle that’s not supposed to get out for some time? Check. It’s definitely a leak, and this particular one is about the Indian Challenger.  We reported a while back that Indian had …

Some Seriously Good Deals for the End of July Every week, I take a look at what’s for sale with at our gear partner’s websites and I pull some of the best deals out—if there are any notable ones—and present them here. This week, its a mixture of various types of gear from Revzilla. The …

A New Adventure Is Coming Rumors of a new Africa Twin have surfaced in the past. Sometimes its that Honda will build a bigger one, sometimes its that the company will build a smaller one. I don’t care what it chooses to build, but I’m excited about it. The Africa Twin is a killer bike, …