Sounds Like a Good Pair of Tires Dunlop has had the Roadsmart line of sport-touring tires for a little while now. It had the Roadsmart III tires previously, but now it has updated the tires and that has birthed the Roadsmart IV. Dunlop will now sell both tires. The Roadsmart III tires could provide 12,000 …

Two Different Tires, Two Different Purposes Dunlop announced that it’s introducing two new sets of tires. These tires are at different ends of the spectrum but both for adventure touring machines. The first is the Trailmax Mission. It’s designed for serious off-roading. The second is the SportSmart TT Trail. It’s a high-performance option for on-road …

Get Ready to Lay Down Some Rubber Dunlop has never really tried to create a motorcycle drag racing tire, until now. Meet the Dragmax. It comes in 190/50ZR17 size, which is the most popular size for serious drag-racing competitors on metric and V-twin motorcycles. The Dragmax is a radial tire. It uses Dunlop’s exclusive N-TEC …

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 …

June 11, 2009 – BMW Motorrad has approved the Dunlop Roadsmart tires for use on all R 1200 RT-P police motors operated in the USA. The Dunlop Roadsmart is a popular tire with long distance motorcycle riders and it’s used for touring and sport-touring motorcycles. The Roadsmart is a premium radial tire designed to provide …

Joey Dunlop His Authorised Biography By: Mac McDiarmid, Bob McMillan Hardcover: 208 pages ; Publisher: Haynes Pub Group; (November 2001) ISBN: 1859608221; Dimensions (in inches): 0.65 x 10.02 x 9.98 More:  wBW Motorcycle Racing Page  |  Isle of Man TT Video Review “One Man’s Island”  |  Isle of Yer Maun Video Review When Joey Dunlop, undisputed master of the …

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 …

Ride the 2021 Suzuki DR-Z400S Anywhere Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The DR-Z will be cemented in dual-sport history as one of the greatest motorcycles ever produced for both off and on-road riding. You don’t have to bother with loading your dirtbike into the back of your truck and trailering your toy …

The 2021 Indian Roadmaster Elite Brings Luxury to the Open Road Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Roadmaster Elite is the most expensive motorcycle in the 2021 Indian line-up. It’s expensive, but the price is more than fair considering the quality of this motorcycle. It’s a premium touring cruiser, and Indian Motorcycles …

The 2021 Indian Chieftain Elite is a Premium Touring Machine Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Chieftain Elite is one of the most expensive Indian motorcycles in the entire 2021 Indian line-up. It’s a premium model that’s worthy of the expensive price tag, featuring all of the best aspects of the regular …

The 2021 Indian Vintage Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The legendary Indian Chief Vintage returns for 2021. This time, Indian Motorcycles has decided to drop the “Chief” part of the name and now calls it the Indian Vintage for the 2021 line-up, but it’s very much the same American-made icon that we …

The All-New 2021 Indian Chieftain Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Indian Chieftain is the jewel in the crown of the 2021 Indian motorcycle line-up. It’s big, powerful, and the perfect fit for anyone wanting a truly authentic American motorcycle experience. It’s got the full-fairings, the bags, and the muscle, that these …

The Flat-Track Inspired Indian FTR 1200 & 1200 S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Indian FTR 1200 and 1200 S continue to inject some much-needed “sport” into the Indian model line-up. Ever since the FTR 1200 first rolled into dealerships in 2019, it has been one of the most ferocious American-made …

More Than Just Graphics KTM’s 2021 250 SX-F is a great little motorcycle, but if you want to get one with things taken up a notch, then you need the recently revealed 2021 250 SX-F Troy Lee Designs Edition. A lot of these kinds of special edition motorcycles come with a simple graphics package and …

It Has Got to be a Screamer Boutique British bike outlet Langen Motorcycles has a new 2-Stroke machine that features one of the most interesting engines I’ve seen in a while. It’s a fuel-injected 90-degree Vins two-stroke V-twin that makes a lot of power for its modest displacement. The engine is only a 250cc but …

There have been a lot of really great sportbikes released in this last year, but a lot of them are high dollar. When I say that, I mean more than $15,000. Even many of the new middleweight sportbikes come with a pretty high price tag.  I’m not saying that means they’re overpriced. These machines are …

A Cool Electric Bike Most electric bikes fit into a few different categories it’s they’re either small commuter machines or they offer something on the complete another end of the spectrum and usually a sportbike. The Trevor FTR Stella is a little different. This bike is an electric flat track racer. Coming from Trevor Motorcycles, …

2020 Indian Chief Dark Horse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Chief Dark Horse is one of the meanest cruisers that Indian makes. Powered by a 1,819cc liquid-cooled 49-degree v-twin that Indian dubs the Thunder Stroke 111, 79 HP and 119 lbs-ft of torque are available to your right wrist. …

2020 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse is the evil brother of the base Chieftain. It’s mean, lean, and ready to rip up some highway pavement. The only engine option is a Thunder Stroke 116 with 126 lbs-ft of torque. The Chieftain Dark …

2020 Indian Chieftain Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Chieftain is Indian’s answer to the rider that wants classic bagger looks mixed with the technology and features of a distance tourer. Power is delivered either by a Thunder Stroke 111 or Thunder Stroke 116 engine, with 119 or 126 lbs-ft of …

No Isle of Man TT Due to Coronavirus Arai has been releasing Isle of Man TT helmet graphics since 2007, so this new design should come as no shock. What’s interesting is that the Isle of Man TT has been canceled this year due to the Coronavirus. Arai decided to release the helmet anyway.  Ingmar …

And Matching Gear You may have heard of Saroléa the company had a bike called the Manx7 that it released in 2018. Now the company has a new bike called the N60 MM.01. Horrible name, I know, but it has some things that will pique your interest. The fully electric motorcycle looks like a Saroléa …

2020 Indian Roadmaster Elite Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Roadmaster Elite is Indian’s top of the line touring motorcycle. As with all Roadmaster models, the Elite is powered by the Thunder Stroke 116 v-twin with 126 lbs-ft of torque, but on the Elite, it has special red highlights hand-painted on. …

2020 Indian Roadmaster Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Roadmaster is a touring motorcycle that has been honed to perfection through years of evolution and development. Powered by a Thunder Stroke 116 engine, there is more than enough torque at 126 lbs-ft to be able to conquer any highway, interstate, …

2020 Indian Chieftain Elite Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Chieftain Elite is, quite simply, the best Chieftain you can get. No compromises, no corners cut, no detail to minute. Powered by the Thunder Stroke 116 v-twin, the Elite has 126 lbs-ft of torque and isn’t afraid to use every …

2020 Indian Roadmaster Dark Horse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Roadmaster Dark Horse brings the attitude packed alongside all the amenities of the Roadmaster. Powered by the Thunder Stroke 116 v-twin, the Dark Horse has the same 126 lbs-ft of torque, but a more rowdy exhaust note. Standard amenities …

2020 Indian Chieftain Limited Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Chieftain Limited harkens back to a time when chrome was king, and the road seemed to go on and on into the sunset. Powered by the Thunder Stroke 116 with 126 lbs-ft of torque, those sunsets are sure to be …

2020 Indian Springfield Dark Horse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Springfield Dark Horse is what you get when you take a classic bagger touring cruiser, strip off the windshield, paint it matte black, and give it a bigger heart. Powered by a 1900cc v-twin dubbed the Thunder Stroke 116, …

2020 Indian Springfield Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Springfield is touring cruiser that is designed to both be modern in comfort and technology, but classic in terms of of looks and feel. Powered the 1,819cc liquid-cooled 49-degree v-twin Thunder Stroke 111, 79 HP, and 119 lbs-ft of torque are …

2020 Indian Chief Vintage Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Indian Chief Vintage is a motorcycle that hearkens back to the 1950’s and the classic style of touring cruisers of that era, while also giving the rider a slew of modern touches that lay beneath the skin. Powered by a 1,819cc …

2020 Indian FTR Rally Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Indian FTR Rally is the only new offering from the FTR 1200 lineup for 2020. Sharing the same engine developed with technology from the FTR 750 Racer as the rest of the FTR 1200 line, the FTR Rally is powered by a …

Yamaha YZF-R3 and Monster Energy MotoGP YZF-R3 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha YZF-R3 is a modern entry-level sport motorcycle, being introduced only in 2015. With power coming in at approximately 50 HP from the 320cc inline twin lightweight aluminum engine, the R3 is more than capable of hard acceleration, cruising …

2020 Suzuki SV650 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 SV650 is a standard motorcycle from Suzuki that offers some sporty characteristics for a good price. The motorcycle offers surprisingly agile handling and has been a fantastic middle-weight option for years now. The model features a dual-spark 90-degree V-twin engine. It has …

2020 Suzuki SV650X Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 SV650X is a standard motorcycle from Suzuki that offers some sporty characteristics for a very reasonable price. The SV650X is extremely similar to the base SV650, but with a few minor upgrades including sportier handlebars, a revised headlight housing, and an upgraded …

2020 Suzuki DR-Z400S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Suzuki DR-Z400S is a dual-sport motorcycle that is a fantastic bike for both on and off-road situations. The bike looks far more like a dirtbike and acts like one, too. However, it does have some good on-road manners. The bike gets a …

2020 Yamaha XMAX Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Yamaha XMAX is one of the offspring of the Japanese-market Yamaha X-City scooter line from the mid-2000s. Sporting a 292 cc four-stroke, liquid-cooled single-cylinder engine, the XMAX is able to produce 27 crank HP and 22 lbs-ft of crank torque. Paired with …

The Ultimate Competition Dirt Bike: 2020 Honda CRF450RWE Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Honda CRF450RWE is Honda’s top-of-the-range dirt bike. It’s faster and more advanced than the standard CRF450R, and thanks to a few top notch add-ons, it gets the “Works Edition” moniker. What does that mean? It means that …

Off-Road Fury: The 2020 Honda CRF450X Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Designed for serious off-road thrills, the Honda CRF450X is a dirt bike that can tackle anything put in front of it. This is a true off-road machine with numerous Baja 1000 victories and SCORE International series trophies to its name, and …

The Suzuki Katana is Brand-New for the 2020 Model Year Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Suzuki Katana is a standard-class motorcycle, with comfortable ergonomics and plenty of power. Standard bikes are ideal for everyday riding. After waiting for a few years, the Katana is back on the map with the …

Indian Motorcycle’s New Flat Track Racers If there’s one thing Indian Motorcycle has done well, it’s killing it at the flat track races. The company has raced the FTR 750 there with great success, and now it wants to do the same with the FTR 1200. The FTR 1200 Hooligan bikes you see above are …