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 …

2021 Yamaha WR250F: Serious Enduro Competition From A Serious Bike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 WR250 is a reworking of Yamaha Motorcycles’ WR250F motocross racer into a capable enduro cross country racer. With knowledge learned from multiple national and international enduro championships over the decades, the bike has some serious …

The 2021 Yamaha WR450F is the Best Enduro Yamaha Has To Offer! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The WR450F is an all-new evolution of Yamaha’s supercross race, taking the power and speed into cross country and enduro racing for 2021. With knowledge learned from multiple national and international enduro championships over the …

MotoCross Perfection For The Junior Classes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The YZ85 is the next step up in Junior Motocross competition gear from Yamaha’s 2021 lineup. Powered by an 85cc 2-stroke, air cooled single cylinder, the bike is designed for the advanced junior rider between the ages 10 and 13 for …

The 2021 Yamaha YZ125: MotoCross Perfection For The Junior Classes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 YZ125 is the first step into serious competition from Yamaha. Powered by a 125cc 2-stroke, liquid-cooled single cylinder, the bike is designed by the Japanese manufacturer for everything from weekend motocross to national and world …

The 2021 Yamaha YZ250: MotoCross Competition With A Big Engine! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 YZ250 is Yamaha’s entry into professional national motocross. Powered by a 250cc 2-stroke, liquid-cooled, crankcase reed-valve single cylinder, the bike is designed to take a complete thrashing and still win every heat. The no-compromises mentality …

2021 Yamaha YZ450F: SuperCross Capable Without Question Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 YZ450F is Yamaha’s most powerful motocross specific bike. Using a 450cc 4-stroke liquid-cooled engine with titanium valves, the bike produces a serious 53 HP and 33 lb-ft of torque. Like the other off-road models in the 2021 lineup, …

2021 Yamaha YZF-R3: The R1’s Younger Sibling Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha YZF-R3 is a modern entry-level sport, Japanese-made 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, …

Guy Martin And His Turbo ‘Busa Take On Records Guy Martin is a fanatic for all things speed. He is a decorated Isle of Man TT racer among the likes of riders such as Michael Dunlop, TV personality, lorry truck racer/mechanic, and embodies the term ‘need for speed’. He is currently on a mission to …

Last summer I rode an Indian FTR 1200 S from Vancouver, Washington to Robbinsville, North Carolina. For context, I’ve ridden extreme long-distance trips on several motorcycles before. Here they are in case you’re curious: 2009 Triumph Street Triple R 675, 2011 Yamaha VStar 650 Classic, 2012 Kawasaki Concours 1400, 2018 Suzuki GSX-S 750, 2019 Yamaha …

Table of Contents Supersport Naked Bike Travel Supermoto Electric Enduro – 4 Stroke Enduro – 2 Stroke MX – 4 Stroke MX – 2 Stroke Austrian brand KTM has put together an impressive line-up for 2021. 2020 was a trying year for most manufacturers, with trade shows canceled, grand unveilings put on hold, and release …

Table of Contents Hypersport Supersport Sport Z Family Retro Sport Hypernaked W Family Versys Supersport Touring Classic Cruiser Bagger Cruiser Off-road Dual Sport Supermoto MX Series Cross Country For 2021, Kawasaki hypes in the press release, “a motorcycle for every rider.” True this is a bold statement, but one look at this year’s model lineup …

After 17 years out of the superbike spotlight, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, MotoAmerica, is bringing Superbike racing back to Brainerd International Raceway located in Minnesota. This pitstop will be for round 7 of the 2021 MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series, July 30-August 1, with the announcement that the series and all five of …

From time to time we create content in cooperation with industry brands and properties. This post is sponsored by Grip500.ie. Note that wBW does not have a relationship with Grip500.ie outside of this post. Tires are arguably the most important part of your entire motorcycle. They are the only thing separating you from the earth’s …

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 …