“It Ain’t Easy Being This Good!” Top Gear is paying homage to one of history’s most prolific stuntmen with a high-octane stunt show – and the event was enough to blast everyone’s yawns into next Tuesday, with change to spare.  The report from DailyMail states that Eddie Kidd – a beloved stunt performer who worked …

Today, KTM’s got a new SAT to brag about – and we’re told they’re slapping it into some new nakeds to be featured by the end of this month. Let’s get into it. The Press Release states that “The Suspension Control Unit (SCU) adjusts the damping rates with magnetic valves in real-time to react to …

We’ve just had news that the mysterious (and extremely shy) EVOSS electric motorcycle is scheduled to enter production this week – and the first beastie is set to roll off the belt before the end of this fiscal year.  The report from PRNewsWire states that “the first production run [will include] the EVOSS 250, 350 …

Triumph’s been on a limited-edition kick for a good minute now.  Recently it was their (admittedly snazzy) Gold Line Edition Bonnevilles…and before that, the Limited Bond Edition for Triumph’s Tiger 900 Rally Pro.  Now, our largest UK-owned motorcycle manufacturer is giving us more pretty beasties to ogle – and they’re giving us a year to …

It’s been a while since we heard that motorcycle manufacturers were tinkering with the concept of radars for bikes – and motorcycle safety, in general, has been harder now that technology is ramping up to the point where we’ve got autonomous vehicles ready to share the road.  To that effect, CycleWorld tells us that Kawasaki has …

“There’s no stronger statement of American pride than a military veteran on a Harley.” America’s premier manufacturer of motorcycle performance products has just released a line of air intake products to honour our country’s vets (and their families), with each purchase activating a $50 donation to Children of Fallen Patriots.  Vance & Hines’s VO2 Military …

The 2016 Honda RC213V-S is a gorgeous motorcycle. Previously developed as a road racing machine by Honda Racing Corporation (HRC), Wikipedia tells us that the RC213V-S competed in the MotoGP series from the 2012 season, with ‘RC’ standing for Honda’s traditional racing prefix for 4-stroke bikes, the ‘213’ being used to notate the third works bike …

What Happens When Ducati Soups Up Their Fight Formula? Ducati has just broken the silence on episode four of their World Series Premiere – and the Streetfighter V2 and Streetfighter V4 SP are, to Team Red, “the perfect synthesis of audacity and essentiality.” We’ve covered the all-new Streetfighter V2 in a separate article, so be …

What Happens When Ducati Changes Up Their Fight Formula? Ducati has just broken the silence on episode four of their World Series Premiere – and the Streetfighter V2 and Streetfighter V4 SP are, to Team Red, “the perfect synthesis of audacity and essentiality.” We’ve covered the all-new Streetfighter V4 SP in a separate article, so …

When it comes to presenting new bikes, every company does it differently. Ducati goes big with their World Premiere Series, KTM plunks their entire 2022 RC range out of nowhere, and Damon Motorcycles leads us on with tantalizing tidbits of new information on the weekly. Team Green, however, has been keeping pretty quiet about what …

Powersports is often viewed as a male-dominated industry—and indeed, many important contributions to the field have been made by men. But women have been integral to the development of high-speed vehicles and the culture that surrounds them as well, and their contributions are acknowledged far less often. We’re not making that mistake here today. Read …

“It seems I have built a chicken with underarms and headlamps.” Crazy words from a brilliant man. When Bernhard Naumann first began work on an R nineT for BMW, he didn’t start from initial sketches – nor did he sit down and outline the scope, topography, or profile of what he wanted this custom build …

Yamaha has just updated the beefiest member of their MT line – and the new 2022 MT-10 is sporting a rather large upgrade.  Based on its full-fairinged YZF-R1 sibling, the report from MCN states that the 2022 MT10 will be blessed with a motor overhaul, popping the bike up 6BHP to 164bhp – a perk …

Amidst the last few years’ demands for increased range in electric motorcycles, bolt-on carbon fiber frames to improve weight, the resurgence of rotary engines in race bikes, and cinched Euro-compliant machines comes another concept: single-piece Monocoque frames, particularly in superbikes.  Honda has been dabbling in the concept for a while – since 2006, actually, according …

With the release of the narrow and nimble YZF-R7 this previous summer (a sibling to Yamaha’s MT-07), rumors began to circulate of another in line for the showroom floor – and word is that Yamaha’s about to putter down to the next puppy in the MT line (the MT-09) and release a similar full-fairinged fledgling …

Hold on to your lids – Electrek tells us that we’ve got a new lineup of high-end machines to contend with on the US/UK showroom floors. Word is that the ‘premium’ lineup will be a higher-shelf option from Super Soco – a pioneering electric moped and motorbike manufacturer already well-known for their affordable, budget-friendly bikes. …

Livia Cevolini, a brilliant woman in a position to make a difference, has been very forthcoming about what their plans are now that they’re phasing out of their current position as suppliers for MotoE (effective as of the end of 2022).  “We started at this level and grew, but after a year we looked around …

Remember the chaos we covered on upcoming magnesium shortages and our subsequent dive into why we are still experiencing chip shortages despite raging sales figures in the chip industry? Well, we’ve just had word that motorcycle manufacturers need to increase their bike prices on top of everything else – and it’s the shipping that’s the …

“It all started with a visit to the BMW Motorrad development team in Germany,” admits BMW Motorrad’s latest muse in their SoulFuel series – a down-to-earth man named Shinya Kimura.  “I got to know the unbounded passion and innovative power that prevails at BMW Motorrad. Finally, in February 2021 in California, I rode the standard …

Belt up, folks – Mama Tried is officially set for Q4 of this year, and this event promises to be the biggest one yet.  For those of you less familiar with this event, the Mama Tried Show (presented by Harley-Davidson) is described by their website as “an indoor invitational that connects motorcycles and builders to …

Hold on to your apple bottoms – a custom shop has taken a Harley-Davidson Street Glide touchscreen with the installation of an iPad on the dash.  Let’s talk about it.  The report from AutoEvolution states that a tweak on a car to touchscreen via either Android AutoPlay or Apple CarPlay takes no more than a …

A bloke by the name of Christopher Mims is over at The Wall Street Journal getting the nitty-gritty details on why we still have a semi-conductor chip shortage, as well as why we haven’t yet caught up with demand for the bloody things (despite raging sales figures).  The results are fascinating if not a tad …

Our favorite helmet-based safety technology company has just announced a partnership with Carey Hart – a freestyle motocross pioneer, former championship-winning race team owner, and prominent industry businessman known for being the first motorcyclist to perform a backflip on a 250cc motorcycle.  The press release states that Hart will “serve as a safety ambassador for …

When Francisco Alí Manén of Lord Drake Kustoms (LDK) sent us this beauty in a press release just before the weekend, I admit I wasn’t sure what to expect (beyond the generic aesthetics of a ruggedly handsome Harley-Davidson Softail Standard, of course).  So when I got to opening the media package, the first thing out …

Look out – EngineHawk has just dropped their fall collection just in time for their Black Friday sales – and the price drops will only stay in effect for another three days.  EngineHawk’s press release states that the fall collection dropped on October 28th, with the anticipated MOTHER TRUCKER jacket, COMBAT shirt, and TACTICAL gilet …

Well, it’s official – as of yesterday, Brembo’s in full ownership of J Juan brakes systems – and this isn’t Brembo’s first rodeo for buying out companies in search of growth and knowledge in the moto industry.  A short week ago, we covered an article that states Brembo had gotten into a habit of buying …

Yamaha’s got a retro beastie headed for the EU – and the MT-09-lookalike’s 1980’s-themed makeover harkening to Christian Sarron’s racing days (its first big facelift since 2016) is just the thing to pair with the updated Euro5 compliance.  The XSR900 has always followed in the footsteps of its sibling, the MT-09. Now that the MT-09 …

Harley-Davidson’s stocks are on the rise, and now that they don’t have to worry about sky-high taxes with the now-resolved EU Tariff Dispute, we’re taking a look at just how well Harley-Davidson is doing on the financial front – and we dug into the nitty-gritty details, just for you (as per usual).  (Note: many of …

Yamaha’s just announced that they’ve got a total of $115,000 USD in grants from their Outdoor Access Initiative (OAI) to push toward “grassroots efforts across the country, aiding in protecting and improving access to public land for outdoor recreation.” Here’s a list of the companies that will be receiving the dough:  Anthracite Outdoor Adventure Area: …

A French motorcycle gear manufacturer is getting the job done when it comes to stylish gear concepts for women – and they’ve just released the newest edition to their showroom, the Lady Kara.  We’ve had a few companies dedicated to stylized motorcycle gear for women – the most notable and top-of-the-list currently being Karleen Eberle’s …

I don’t know about y’all, but I spent a lot of time riding during the pandemic lockdowns.  Freedom is a capricious thing, and that no-bueno, feeling-stuck mood usually has me finding ways to create, stay flexible of mind. So when we heard that the Moto Xtreme Circus started up as a pandemic thing to stave …

It’s been a month of Ducati’s World Premiere, Buell’s official resurrection of their motorcycle line via the Hammerhead 1190 and watching Harley-Davidson break out in a cold sweat as they wait to hear results of the Eu Tariff Dispute with the US, among other things.  So much has been happening that we plumb forgot to …

A digital marketplace previously only associated with NASCAR has decided to venture into the motorcycle racing world – and according to MarketScreener, AutoParts4Less.com will be MotoAmerica’s first Title Sponsor.  Described by MarketScreener as “a marketplace that is driven by buyers who want more value and seek an easy to use one-stop-shop for all their auto …

Yamaha’s nine-time Grand Prix World Champion is set to compete in his final MotoGP race in two short weeks at the Valencia Grand Prix. After this point, The Doctor will rest on the laurels of his 22-season premier class career and wave goodbye to his contracted days on the track with MotoGP.  To celebrate the …

At this point, I’d say we’re at our limit for unfortunate events in the moto market.  From the constipation of the Suez Canal situation to the longevity of the chip shortage crisis, to the pretty envelope wrapping all this up that has been (and continues to be) unprecedented times….we’re just saying that everyone could use …

Yesterday, Kawasaki punched out a little teaser video in commemoration of the Z1’s 50th anniversary (see above).  While this seems like the standard sneak-peek to a new machine, RideApart argues that we may very well have something a little bit…bigger on our hands. And bigger is always better, right? The clue is in the stylized …

Honda’s raging Repsol rider has just taken a wee fall during his off-road training last Saturday. The “slight head concussion” was purported by MCN to be enough to have Marc Marquez removed from his chances in the Algarve Grand Prix in Portugual, pulling his chances to also secure his first win at Portimao.  “This past …

Well, folks, the results of the 232 Tariff Dispute between the EU and US governments are in – and the H-D Press Release states that our beloved American motorcycle manufacturer is pretty happy about it.  Harley-Davidson’s excitement at saving millions comes in the form of a hearty ‘thank you’ to the US Administration for solving the 232-tariff …

What do you do when you list yourself as the official electric superbike supplier for MotoE but don’t have any electric machines of your own? You learn from someone else’s, apparently.  Ducati’s jump-starting their new role as MotoE supplier by checking out Energica’s previous race units for MotoE – and there’s been a teensy bit …

Facebook has been rebranding to Meta, but a motorcycle magazine has beat Facebook to the new handle on Instagram.  Let’s talk about it. According to The Star, Mark Zuckerberg announced last week (on October 28) that the Facebook brand would be reintegrating all their social media platforms – Instagram, Facebook, Whatsapp, and others – under …