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 …

The Bikes To Come After the Bronx and Pan America Harley-Davidson filed designs with the European Union Intellectual Property Office for two more unique models recently. The designs were spotted by Motorcycle.com. They both use the liquid-cooled Revolution Max engine that is in the Pan America and Bronx. The first design is a cafe racer. …

Brough’s First JAP Twin-Cylinder 1,000cc Model It’s one of only two known to exist. This Brough Superior Mark 1 90-Bore had 1,000cc V-twin engine in 1922. That’s pure insanity, and it makes the bike one of the rarest two-wheeled vehicles in the world. The model you see here is in excellent, showroom condition. It’s up …

Coming This Spring There were rumors of an 890 Duke R, but now KTM has announced the motorcycle as a part of its lineup. It will come in the spring of this year. The motorcycle will come with an $11,699 price tag. That’s the starting price for the bike. I’m sure you’ll be able to …

Seeking to Change the Motorcycle Industry Damon Motorcycles revealed its new electric motorcycle, the Damon Hypersport at CES. The model caused quite a stir, and rightfully so. It’s a vehicle that is not only one of the most impressive electric vehicles created this far, but the Shift system and Co-Pilot safety system are unlike any …

It’s at Least This Much It’s no secret that Norton Motorcycles is in some deep trouble. The company entered administration (basically bankruptcy) due to the fact that it couldn’t pay some of its debts. Then there’s a whole pensions scam that happened and is currently being investigated. The company appears to be completely mismanaged and …

Quite the Replica Most lego motorcycles are small toys. But what if you build a life-size replica of one? That’s exactly what you see here. Brickman, Ryan McNaught, is one of 14 Lego Certified Professionals in the world. One of his latest projects was building Britten V1000 out of legos. McNaught built the motorcycle replica …

Another Shutdown The Coronavirus has had a major impact on businesses around the world. I’ve already reported on the various motorcycle manufacturers that have shut down, but now I’ve received word that NEXX Helmets will suspend NEXXpro production. The company has already postponed all business trips and unnecessary activities, but this will be the official …

Rent it Through the HondaGO Service The Honda CBR1000RR-R looks like a killer bike and it will come out in 2021. However, if you just can’t wait any longer before you get on one, then you have one option. You can go to Japan and rent one through HondaGO, a rental service at participating Honda …

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 …

Have a Little Kid? Get Them Riding The best way to get your child riding at a young age is to get them on an off-road bike. There are all kinds of small dirtbikes available that are designed for kiddos, but the new trend is electric bikes. Greenger, a California-based electric motorcycle company is selling …

Further Tests of the Bike Bought on Amazon Not long ago, I shared a video where the guys over at Bikes and Beards bought a sportbike on Amazon and put it through a 72-hour torture test to see just how good it really was. Surprisingly it stood up well to basically all tests. That wasn’t …

A Great-Looking Motorcycle Honda held a virtual motorcycle show, giving people a look at its lineup and some future bikes for the brand. One of the motorcycles it showcased was the Honda CB-F Concept motorcycle. The bike was planned to be revealed at the 38th Osaka Motorcycle Show, but that was canceled due to the …

Business as Usual The upcoming Sturgis Rally in Sturgis, South Dakota isn’t until August, but concerns about the rally continuing this year have already been brought up due to the Coronavirus. However, Jerry Cole, the director of the rally, said that he expects the rally to continue as scheduled. He and his staff are planning …

Production Is Still Going Despite the Coronavirus Mission Impossible 7 is being filmed right now. Well, it was until the outbreak of Coronavirus. It hasn’t officially resumed, but according to Motorbike Writer, not everything is shut down. Tom Cruise was recently spotted on a BMW GS testing in a safety rig at Dunsfold Aerodrome in …

For 2017 or Later Touring Models Harley-Davidson recently announced the new Screamin’ Eagle products for your 2017 and later HD touring models. These High-flow exhaust kits, performance cams, Screaming Eagle engine and comprehensive line of upgrades are designed to make your Harley even more bad-ass than it currently is. Here’s a look at what’s available. …

Spurred by the Deaths of Paulo Goncalves and Edwin Straver ASO organizers and the FIM will be changing the format of the Dakar Rally to help ensure the safety of the riders. This has garnered ire from some riders, but it is well-intentioned. A meeting was held to identify several factors that often lead to …

The Only Benefit of Coronavirus People across the globe are staying inside, sometimes due to mandates by local and national governments. This has removed tons of traffic from the road and halted all sorts of industry work. While this isn’t good for the economy, it is good for the environment. According to the Los Angeles …

Keeping Riders Busy Roland Sands Design (RSD) is known for its killer gear, but the company also makes fantastic custom parts for riders. The company now is holding The Corona Virus Bike Build Off to help keep you from getting too bored while you’re in quarantine. RSD has discounted its parts at 19 percent across …

Following Harley’s Example Just like other motorcycle manufacturers around the world, American ones are now shutting down. Harley-Davidson shut down about a week ago and now Indian has followed suit. According to RideApart, Polaris, the company that owns Indian Motorcycle, confirmed it will temporarily shut down two oversea facilities and five U.S.-based facilities. This includes …

An Industry Veteran Tucker Powersports named Marc McAllister as the President and CEO on March 24. McAllister replaces Sebastian Bretschneider, who recently left the company. McAllister is a motorcycle industry veteran and has held a variety of roles at Harley-Davidson over a time span of 24 years. He started in product design and supply chain …

Tighter Italian Regulations The Coronavirus is still wreaking havoc in Italy more than many other places. The news coming out of the country doesn’t sound good, and the government has reacted to try to help mitigate the issues brought up by the virus. The new regulations imposed on March 22 will force the few remaining …

Seeking Justice The Pensions Regulator in the UK is now investigating Stuart Garner about what has been called a “pension liberations scam,” by UK Member of Parliament Stephen Timms. The question was brought up of why the Pensions Regulator hadn’t investigated the Norton Motorcycles’ CEO and the situation regarding the dispute about pensions. According to …

He Also Won the Dakar Rally Ricky Brabec is killing it right now. Recently, he rode his Monster Energy Honda Team CRF450 to a win at the 2020 Yokohama Sonora Rally, according to CycleNews. He was able to edge out second-place rider, Skyler Howes, in a close battle. For those unfamiliar with the race, The …

In Response to COVID-19 One of the most famous car and bike events in the world will be moved to October 16 of this year. The Concourso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este was supposed to take place on May 22 to 24 at Lake Como, Italy, but due to the Coronavirus, the event organizers decided it needed …

Addressing COVID-19 The Coronavirus has hit many industries hard. Several motorcycle manufacturers have shut down facilities in Europe, but now the outbreak will impact several manufacturers in India. Yamaha, Suzuki, Honda, and Royal Enfield will all be temporarily suspending production, according to RideApart. Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India announced it would shut down four plants …

A Cub for the Trails I’ve reported on the 2021 Honda CT125 that has been in the works a few times now. Honda made the bike official. The motorcycle gets a new name, too. It’s called the CT125 Hunter Cub. It has only been announced for the Japanese market at this time, but I would …

Ready to Go Emissions standards are tightening across the globe. In India, motorcycle manufacturers are updating for the BS6 standard. Benelli is the latest company to update its productions and the Benelli Imperiale 400 recently got its update. Not long before the update, Benelli hiked the price up by Rs 20,000 (around $265).  That might …

The Maxi-Scooter for Long Distances Maxi-scooters are ready for more than just city streets. While most people think of smaller, city-bound machines when they think of scooters, there are larger machines built for touring, and the 2020 Honda Forza 300 is just that. Honda revealed a new version of its Forza 300 recently and the …

Electrifying Rwanda’s Moto Taxis The startup company in Rwanda called Ampersand focuses on pioneering electric motorcycles in the country and that region of the continent. The company has been retrofitting electric motors onto the frames of gasoline-powered motorcycles. These electric motorcycles are actually better for the riders who use them for motorcycle taxis and delivery …

Hear from Ducati Engineers and Technicians Ducati sent out a press release that let us know on Wednesday 25 at 5:30 pm UK time that the company will host a live stream with their engineers, designers, and technicians. The folks on the live stream are the people behind the new Streetfighter V4. This live stream …

A Bicycle, Moped, and Motorcycle Cleveland CycleWerks (CCW) had a full event planned for its new Falcon electric bike, but due to the Coronavirus, the company decided to do a reveal on Facebook live. Scott Colosimo, the CEO of CCW, sat down with Zach and Evan to discuss the bike. The three of them are …

The Paired Back Version of the Big Cruiser Some new spy shots of the BMW R18 cruiser have surfaced. The motorcycle is set to debut in April 18. These new shots show the big cruiser in what looks the be a bit more of a paired back and more finished form than other spy shots. …

Yes, the 12 World Trials Championship Rider Riders for Health couriers use motorcycles to get much-needed healthcare to remote areas of southern Africa. In order to do that, they need to be able to ride the stink out of their little Suzuki DR200 motorcycles. According to Motorcycle News, Doug Lampkin is in Lesotho training these …

Following in the Footsteps of Others The COVID-19 outbreak is having serious impacts on companies across the globe. BMW has now joined the ever-growing number of motorcycle manufacturers who have announced a suspension of production. Not long ago KTM, Husqvarna, and GasGas suspended production as did Ducati and several other motorcycle-related companies. BMW announced on …

Make Your Harley Stand Out If there’s one thing that Harley guys like to do it’s to customize their bikes to make them more enjoyable and stand out from the crowd. Harley-Davidson knows this and because of that, it has decided to put out a slew of new parts in 2020 for customizing all sorts …

More Extensive Testing Is a Good Thing The ECE 22-05 testing that is in place for helmets in European countries has been in place for two decades now. The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) has a new testing procedure that it will put out. It’s called ECE 22-06. This upgrade to the testing …

Can’t Make Stuff Without Raw Materials According to a recent release from Motonation that was sent to us, Sidi’s factory and offices are shut down. Coronavirus is the root cause, but the facilities have experienced no cases of the illness. The reason for the shut down is that there are disruptions with the delivery of …

Torture Test for Quality I reported a while back on the YouTuber that bought the most expensive street-legal motorcycle he could find on Amazon. It was a sportbike of an unclear brand with a Lifan engine that he paid about $2,500 for. While the motorcycle seemed like not such a bad buy at first, he …

Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show’s Winner Game Over Cycles makes some of the most impressive custom motorcycles out there. At the recent Daytona Bike Week, the builder won the Rat’s Hole Custom Bike Show award in the Over 1000cc Custom category for its custom Harley. The bike that won is called the New York – …