Harley-Davidson has announced their ‘Get Out and Ride’ sweepstakes for 2021 for US audiences. The Sword and Shield have 80 total prizes up for grabs ranging from merchandise to entire motorcycles. “Following Harley-Davidson’s global celebration of riding at the virtual H-D 21 event, we’re excited to get riders rolling into a great year ahead,” Harley-Davidson’s …

10,000 Motorcycles Sold In Three Months India has been in full-craze over the new Honda H’Ness CB350. The 350cc low-displacement motorcycle is a callback to classic styling and heritage roots thanks to its posture and retro-inspired design. When the motorcycle first came out in late December of 2020, Honda managed to record an astounding 1000 …

2021 Bonnevilles Have Tease-Worthy Updates Triumph has their newly updated lineup of Bonneville motorcycles ready for the 2021 model year! The British motorcycle manufacturer just released a teaser video to their youtube account and has a section of their official website dedicated to the teaser. The Bonneville is a staple in the Triumph lineup and …

Introducing: Falco’s”Durant” Waterproof ADV Boots These Italian-made ADV boots make great arguments on whether they’re dirtbike or touring options. With the entire idea of ADV riding revolving around multi-surface riding, it’s important to have a boot that can handle long-distance riding in addition to the offroad portions of your adventure. When it comes to touring, …

Jeff & Alan’s Guide To Motorcycle Travel In Colombia That’s right, folks. Jeff Cremer and Alan Churchill have put their combined decades of ADV riding experience and put it all into a handy guide to be used for tackling some of the world’s most amazing ADV riding spectacles titled, “Jeff & Alan’s Guide To Motorcycle …

Savings For A Smarter Future EV motorcycle technology isn’t exactly cheap.. The technology is still relatively new and we haven’t seen consumer-based EV motorcycles on sales floors for a decade yet. As a result, if you’re looking to hop onto the EV-train to the future expect to shell out some serious coin when compared to …

Baby In Stature, Big In Features I wrote an article recently about the recently teased Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 making its way to Europe for an official release, but as of February third, the motorcycle is ready for global sales in an ever-growing small-displacement market. The 2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 is the smallest motorcycle that the …

A Special Edition For A Special Motorcycle Pikes Peak hosts one of the world’s most notorious hill-climb racing events. The event is both dangerous and fast. The goal of the Pikes Peak hill-climb is simple; get from the bottom of the hill to the very top while achieving the fastest time possible in your vehicle …

Despite The Pandemic, Politics As Usual The Sturgis 2020 motorcycle gathering wasn’t hampered by the global pandemic, and neither will Daytona Bike Week. The 2021 rally is set to continue for its 80th-anniversary meet between March 5th and March 14th. With a recent rise in cases of COVID-19 related illnesses as of October 2020, organizers …

Britain’s Favorite Scrambler Meets the Desert According to Rideapart, the US EPA had some certification documents submitted by Triumph that hint at a “Sandstorm” version of the Street Scrambler 900 that could be on its way for the 2022 model year.  When looking into Triumph’s recent track record, we can see in 2020 they named …

Patents Reveal Superchargers! Harley-Davidson just had the worst sales quarter in a very long time (Q4 2020). The company is sinking faster than it can remove the water that is holding them down, and they seem to be in a position where they are willing to try anything to keep afloat. EV motorcycles, sportbikes, and …

Stopping: Made Better Brembo isn’t your run-of-the-mill regular ol’ brake company. They are quite literally the brake company. If you purchase a new million-dollar hypercar, the odds are in your favor that the vehicle is equipped with a set of Brembo stoppers to keep you and your passengers safe when coming to a stop. Brakes are …

‘Busa-Bros, Rejoice! What goes 180 miles an hour, is built by Suzuki, and has the side profile of a giant superbike? A Hayabusa, of course. Suzuki just put out a teaser video with the title of  “New model teaser”; but it’s very obvious this is a teaser video for the updated 2021 Hayabusa. The ‘Busa …

Honda India Has a Big Announcement Coming At this point, the Honda H’Ness CB350 that originally debuted in India has seen record sales numbers and even found its way across the pond to Japan, where it was rebranded as the GB350 and sold in a similar fashion. Honda India has sent out a teaser image …

Taiwan Or Bust Italian Electric motorcycle manufacturer, Energica, saw more model sales in January of 2020 than their entire sales year of 2019 combined thanks to the perfect concoction of timing and economic status. It appears that Energica has sent itself even further into financial success through a lucrative deal worth $1 million. A large …

India To Japan What do India and Japan have in common? The food isn’t very similar, but at least starting now we can state as a matter of fact that both countries have Royal Enfield stores. As of this week, the Chennai-based motorcycle manufacturer has extended its complex roots system to the far reaches of …

… And For Good Reason An article recently posted by BikeDekho dives into the subject of Royal Enfield potentially halting deliveries of their popular Himalayan dual-sport model. The fact of the matter is that Himalayans will be on hold for a while… But the more important piece of info we should be seeking is “the …

230 Motorcycles and 10 Vintage Cars Claimed By The Flames I do not take any enjoyment have to bear the burden of showing you these images/videos. Looking at these images of the result of the Top Mountain Crosspoint Fire is like staring a loved one in the face at an open casket funeral (too much?). …

The Resurrection Continues I feel like I have to mention this in every article I write about anything Norton-related, but boy; have they had a turbulent decade leading into 2021 with all kinds of twists and turns pulling them away from reaching their goal. CEO, John Russel mentioned that Norton needs a full facility and …

For the 10C Evo & 10C Pro If you have taken the plunge into the full Sena experience through the addition of one of their 10C Evo or 10C Pro systems and are looking for ways to make the user experience greater than ever, Sena has a new HD speaker replacement kit that is available …

The Bike Even Comes With Its Own Racing Series! Aprilia has been busy at work filling in the gaps of their motorcycle line-up with the addition of their new lineup of 660 motorcycles. The RS 660 debuted late last year, and we just got recent news of the Tuono 660 being thrown into the mix. …

Smarter Than Ever KTM has taken the liberty to integrate its new cruise control radar into all 1290 Super Adventure variants, including the base model among other tech updates. The entire electronics package for the KTM 1290 Super Adventure has seen a revolutionary round of updates for the 2021 model year. Starting with the cruise …

Born in the Dirt, Designed for the Street Indian’s FTR 1200 has its roots deeply seeded in their flat track racing heritage. American flat track racing – for those unaware – is the act of skidding your motorcycle around a dirt oval in circles until a winner crosses the finish line. The sport is difficult …

A reader over at the (very important) MCN blog has sent in some photos of the fresh and upcoming Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS. These photos come in perfect timing, as I just covered Triumph’s official teaser for the motorcycle last week. The official teaser video that Triumph put out recently was perfect and left …

If The Meteor is Spotify, The SR400 is Vinyl With Royal Enfield’s Meteor, Honda’s CB350 (GB350 in Japan), and a plethora of other similar bikes making their debuts, the middleweight classic-styled market is booming with new motorcycles; Yamaha is showing up to the party with their own updated SR400 that was just released in Japan …

Over 150k Motorcycles Have Been Sold By BMW in 2020 Alone Despite a global pandemic, motorcycle sales have managed to remain pretty steady over the last year. Whether you want to put the blame on lockdown boredom, or good business & sales tactics, at the end of the day motorcycles are selling like hot-cakes globally. …

One Hundred Years 2021 is a very special year for the Moto Guzzi brand; the company is celebrating their centennial year (100th anniversary as a company) and as a result, have a ton of special edition motorcycles coming down the pipes for Guzzi enthusiasts to fight over. 100 years in any business is no small …

A Deal’s A Deal After a long deal-making process with many lawyers and onlookers involved, Yamaha and Fantic are now in the final stages of transferring ownership of Motori Minarelli as Fantic’s presence in the ever-growing EV and small-displacement market increases. Motori Minarelli has been around for 70 years producing small-displacement motorcycle engines as well …

Out With the Old, In With the New I just made an article about KTM ditching the 790 model and bumping up the displacement for the 2021 model year, and it appears as though other OEMs have taken note of this philosophy (just kidding, it’s only a coincidence); Harley-Davidson has taken their Street Bob from …

More Powah’ Baby! For the 2021 model year, KTM decided to take the 890 Duke R’s engine and drop it into the older 790 Duke, bringing a brand new 890 Duke standard model into the Duke family picture. With the original 790 Duke falling short of the MT-09 (perhaps it was to be more closely …

30 Years In the Making The “Monster” motorcycle name is completely synonymous with the Ducati brand by now and the sales figure to prove it; the motorcycle that pioneered the modern-day hyper-naked styling that we find in so many recent models has managed to sell its 350,000th model. A cause for celebration; after 30 extremely …

350cc’s For $2.5k USD The Honda H’Ness CB350 has done a fantastic job in its Indian market debut with great sales and plenty of happy customers. Typically, Honda has a knack for releasing their new rides in Japan first, but with the CB350 they took a different approach and looped-around backward. Honda has the CB350 …

More V4 Power! Aprilia has already brought us the grand unveilings of the new Tuono 660 and recently debuted RS 660 – so now it’s time for their bigger full-size brothers to get some time in the spotlight. The RSV4 and Tuono V4 are coming into 2021 with some notable updates to the base and …

Adaptive Cruise Control Might Be In The Cards It’s been quite some time since the covers were torn off of Husqvarna’s plans to bring a larger adventure bike to the market, and many of us have been wondering when the heck we can expect an official release as the anticipation for this model increases. At …

The New Africa Twin Takes On India The Dakar-derived ADV wonder motorcycle, Honda’s 2021 Africa Twin, will be making its way to Indian dealerships with updates! The Africa Twin has always been ranked on the top of many enthusiasts’ highly-rated ADV motorcycle models, and that’s for good reason. The bike’s roots are seeded deeply in …

Sport Touring With An Updated CP3 The new MT-09 saw quite a sizable amount of updates when it was unveiled by Yamaha late last year. The new Tracer 9 comes with updates in a very similar vein; the motorcycle is getting a pretty big visual overhaul and lots of new tech is finding it’s way …

The Perfect Low-Cost EV Commuter? The EV motorcycle market welcomes as many new manufacturers as it can possibly fit. Alrendo is looking to make its way into said market with their debut electric motorcycle dubbed the ‘TS Bravo’ expected to launch in May of this year (Europe only). Alrendo makes their EV bikes out of …

New Tires, Bigger Torque Numbers The V85 TT is a relatively newer motorcycle model from the crew over at the Guzzi factory. Although it has only had a brief two-year stint in today’s market, Moto Guzzi has already found some areas of the motorcycle worth improving with the upcoming 2021 model. At the moment, the …

“The Revolution is Coming” Triumph has been a little bit behind schedule when it comes to 2021 model unveilings, but it appears now that decision was for the better. Good things sometimes come late, and the new 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is certainly a good thing.  Up until this point, we had a …

The Euro 5 Bug Bites The Duke Brothers Manufacturers have come a long way when it comes to bringing “cool” styling features to low displacement motorcycles, and KTM’s lineup of small bikes are no different. They look directly related to their enormous (in comparison) 1290 brothers, and now – most importantly – come fully Euro …