The Bestselling Dual Sport Honda CRF250L Is Back For 2020 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Versatile, practical, and seriously fun. This is the Honda CRF250L: a motorcycle that can tear up the trails on the weekend, and carry you across town for your Monday to Friday commute. It’s a dual-purpose machine that’s …

2020 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight is one of the lower-level Sportsters. It’s a sportier motorcycle with a strong engine and a unique, stripped-down styling. The bike is a step up from the Iron 883. The Forty-Eight gets a good looking V-twin engine with a displacement …

Big in Size, Accessorize Suzuki’s V-Strom 1050 will arrive in showrooms this year. When they do, you’ll have three new accessory packs to choose from. The accessory packs are focused on three different types of riding: city riding, touring, and adventuring. The packs are called Explore, Tour, and City. You should be able to tell …

Over Two Years in the Making The Indian motorcycle company Bajaj and the British darling Triumph finally made a partnership official on January 24, 2020. Thi agreement was over two years in the making. I reported on the early developments of the deal before, but I honestly was a bit skeptical it would ever come …

What’s the Price on This One? The electric revolution for motorcycles could be the basis for Harley’s rebirth. The company totally bungled the LiveWire in the eyes of many, but this electric flat track concept looks friggin awesome. Harley recently released some updated design images for the motorcycle.  The one at the top of this …

Good News From CCW I reported a while back that Cleveland CycleWerks is going to have an electric bike reveal on March 20th in Cleveland. I’ll be going to the event and covering it. While I wait in anticipation, CCW has released some information about the motorcycle. The bike will feature removable and swappable batteries, …

The Biggest and Most Powerful HD Engine Do you feel that your Harley with the Milwaukee-Eight engine in it is just too underpowered? Do you need more grunt to really be cruising along at the speeds you want to be? Harley has a new engine for you. The Screamin’ Eagle 131 Crate Engine bolts into …

The Adventurists Have Another Monkey Run Ready There’s a group of crazy guys who do awesome things. They’re known as The Adventurists. They’ve put on many crazy events all around the world. The wildest two-wheeled adventure out there is known as the Monkey Run. In the past, they’ve put on runs in Morocco, Peru, and …

The 1200 Desert and Alpine Special Triumph’s Tiger is an important part of the company’s lineup. It’s a killer bike in a segment that’s currently booming. The Tiger 1200 Desert Edition and Alpine Special are two motorcycles that just launched in the UK. Triumph put a £15,500 price tag on the Desert Edition (about $20,000) …

A Long Name, A Large Price Tag The 2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP is Honda’s sharp end of the stick. It’s the most impressive sportbike from the company in quite a while. With that said, I was expecting the price tag to be pretty dang high, and, guess what? It is. Honda has slapped a …

Open Face Lids on Sale Look Pretty Good I advocate for a full-face lid over an open-face helmet. However, I can recognize that some riders prefer an open-lid. I even like to wear one from time to time. It’s not as safe, but it’s certainly still a viable option for a rider. So, every once …

The Best Of Both Worlds: The KTM 350 EXC-F Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The smaller option from KTM’s street-legal enduro line returns for 2020. The updated 350 EXC-F is the ideal choice for riders who want to access the thrill of the wild but don’t want the hassle of sticking their …

Big Enduro Fun: The 2020 KTM 500 EXC-F Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Introducing KTM’s outstanding next-generation enduro machine: the 2020 KTM 500 EXC-F. It’s the most powerful, authentic, dual-sport motorcycle on market. It’s more than just a street-legal dirt bike too. It’s a tough and versatile package that can tackle heavy-duty …

The 2020 KTM 690 SMC R Is The Ultimate Supermoto Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links KTM’s flagship supermoto machine returns for 2020! The KTM 690 SMC R seamlessly fuses the raw power and everyday practicality of a modern street bike with the ultimate usability and agile nature of terrain-conquering off-roader. If you’re …

The Electric Revolution Continues Honda has a unique electric scooter called the Benly-E. That scooter plans to make its way into the Japan market but now According to Japan Times, there will be more of these out there than originally thought. Japan Post announced it will introduce the Benly-E electric scooters for delivery service.  The …

The Kind of Updates You Want Not too long ago, I reported on the fact that Polaris would likely put a new engine and transmission into the Slingshot. There were some patent drawings and applications that surfaced. Now the company has gone and done just that. The new, updated Polaris Slingshot will get a new …

More Than Just Another Dual Sport: The 2020 KTM 690 Enduro R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Light in weight, big in performance, and a joy to ride over any surface: this is the 2020 KTM 690 Enduro R. While it’s often described as middle-weight dual sport motorcycle, it’s so much more …

The Adventure Continues: 2020 KTM 790 Adventure Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 KTM 790 Adventure is the ultimate adventure touring machine. It has enough performance and top-shelf accessories to make mile-munching on asphalt a dream, but in a lightweight and compact package that makes it agile and nimble enough to …

Pure Adventure: The 2020 KTM 790 Adventure R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Built on top of KTM’s competition-winning, off-road racing success, the new KTM 790 Adventure R takes the brand’s knowledge of trail riding and transposes it into the ultimate travel machine. It’s a motorcycle designed to munch-miles over any terrain, …

The 2020 KTM RC 390: Ready To Race Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links KTM’s class-leading sports machine returns for 2020, once again proving that good things can come in small packages. This sharp and sleek package takes inspiration directly from KTM’s Moto3 efforts and reworks those characteristics into a usable motorcycle that …

The King Of Adventure Is Here: The 2020 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The more road-focused of KTM’s big boy Super Adventure series returns for 2020. The KTM 1290 Super Adventure is almost identical to its Super Adventure R twin brother, but with some subtle differences that …

The King Of Adventure Is Here: The 2020 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The new 2020 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R could very well be the most advanced adventure motorcycle out there. Powered by an engine with more than enough grunt to tackle any terrain, and equipped …

KTM’s Advanced Sports Touring Machine: The 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT is one of the most advanced sports touring motorcycles on the market. It has enormous firepower, a comfortable and maneuverable chassis, and more gadgets and riding aids than …

The Ultimate Urban Ride: The 2020 KTM 390 Duke Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links KTM’s legendary small-capacity naked motorcycle, the 390 Duke, is back for 2020. Regarded by many as one of the best and most versatile urban-focused motorcycles, the Duke 390 offers serious grunt, nimble handling, in a manageable package that …

The Scalpel Returns: The 2020 790 Duke Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links KTM’s sharp middleweight naked machine returns for 2020, sharper and fiercer than ever before. Dubbed “The Scalpel,” the KTM 790 Duke has a clean and stripped down nature that can deliver power and performance with surgical precision, garnering acclaim, and …

The New Beast: 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links KTM’s top-of-the-line super naked is back for 2020! The 1290 Super Duke R is a bold and brash super naked motorcycle designed for versatility and practicality. It’s a muscular and powerful motorcycle, ideal for a wide range of …

Introducing The Neo-Sports Café 2020 Honda CB300R ABS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The missing link between a small-capacity sports bike and smart naked street machine, the 2020 Honda CB300R ABS styles itself as a Neo-Sports Café that will revolutionize urban mobility. Small in nature, but big in performance, the CB300R is …

The Iconic Mass-Produced Chopper Honda Fury Returns For 2020 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Honda’s aggressive factory-built chopper model returns for 2020. The Honda Fury is one of the most interesting looking motorcycles in the line-up, featuring an unusual and highly unique “long and lean” chopper aesthetic that appeals to riders who …

HD has Some Killer Models for 2020 Harley-Davidson is going through a rough patch right now, but the company has its sights set on a new electrified future and some interesting new bikes. However, the Pan America and the Bronx won’t hit in 2020, so the big news this year is the Harley LiveWire, which …

Honda Continues to Expand & Improve its Lineup For 2020, Honda motorcycles has one of its best lineups in a while. The company came out with a new Fireblade at EICMA 2019, and the company has plenty of fun and sometimes goofy smaller-displacement models. It’s true what they say, you do meet nice people on …

BMW Continues to Thrill in The New Year BMW motorcycles have always made amazing machines, and 2020 is no exception. The company has some new models out and many models returning that should continue to thrill riders everywhere. The company has models in all areas of the market, providing plenty of options to those folks …

Get Excited for the 2020 Suzuki Lineup Suzuki motorcycles have added the Katana back to its lineup for 2020 and is still managing to keep around the Hayabusa even though it had to pull it from much of the world. Us North American riders are lucky that way. The company has a dynamic lineup that’s …

Introduction With Cardo introducing the 2019 edition of the PACKTALK BOLD, SLIM and FREECOM 4+ systems with Sound by JBL audio – the result of a collaborative Cardo-JBL effort, we wanted to revisit these flagship systems; but getting both systems has and is taking a bit of time. As such, this review covers only the …

Introduction Along with the 2019 PACKTALK BOLD and SLIM products with Sound by JBL, came a very timely accessory kit from Cardo. Originally identified simply as the Cardo Audio Kit, it is now typically identified as the Cardo ‘45mm Audio Set’ – a clearer delineation of what this kit provides. This accessory audio kit is …

First Time Since 1989 Honda is celebrating right now. The rider Ricky Brabec won the 2020 Dakar Rally for the Japanese factory. Honda hasn’t won the rally since 1989. In piloting Honda’s bike to the win, Ricky Brabec also became the first American ever to win the race.  “At the end, we put the pieces …

An Interesting Take From an Interesting Company You’ve probably seen Curtiss Motorcycles’ machines at some point. The guys running Curtiss used to run Confederate Motorcycles and put out some seriously amazing V-twin machines. Confederate Motorcycles was sold to a new owner in 2018, and still produces amazing V-twin motorcycles. Curtiss Motorcycles has shifted its focus …

A First for the Company SW-MOTECH is a company that makes luggage, protection, and ergonomic accessories that are sold through our friends over at Twisted Throttle. SW-MOTECH recently announced it will open up its first branch in the U.S. The branch will be based on the West Coast, and Twisted Throttle will continue to handle …

Across 90 Different Countries If you’re a fan of Italian bikes, then it should please you to know that Ducati had a great year in 2019. The company sold 53,183 motorcycles in 90 different countries. Italy remains the company’s number one market, but China, Brazil, and Spain are gaining ground quickly. The company recently put …

2020 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy 114 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Harley-Davidson Fat Boy 114 utilizes the Softail design to make a modern power cruiser unlike any other bike on the road. Its muscular styling and solid cast wheel are what make this bike stand out. The Fat Boy 114 has …