The Complete Specs With the reveal of the Cleveland CycleWerks Falcon electric motorcycle just around the corner on March 20th, the company is teasing and showcasing things about the bike all the time. Recently the entire spec sheet for the Falcon 01 and Falcon BLK appeared on the company’s website.  In case you didn’t hear …

In the Transportation Sector I recently reported on the fact that Cake has a new, more affordable version of its Kalk motorcycle. It’s called the Kalk INK. Well, its work must be paying off. Now one of the company’s communicaitons folks has shared with me that it was named one of Fast Company’s list of …

Get Ready for Some KTM Engineering The Bajaj Dominar 250 BS6 was teased by the company in a short 13-second-long video. The teaser doesn’t actually show the bike or tell you anything about it other than the fact that it is “coming soon.” With that said, there’s plenty of things I can say about the …

Two Cool Things Combine The Native Moto Adventures has decided to launch a special five-day Quail version of the company’s Highway 1 ride. This new ride will include a VIP pass for a full day at the Quail Motorcycle Gathering near San Francisco. Riders will spend three full days of zooming along the Pacific coast …

A Good Contender From China You probably haven’t heard of Zontes. The motorcycle company is from China, and now the company has released a rendering of a new 800cc motorcycle that could come in 2022. The motorcycle has a triple engine and a naked design. The rendering is a pretty darn good-looking motorcycle.  If Zontes …

58% Off Should Get Your Attention Every week, I take a look at the deals out there and pull together some of the best ones to help you find gear at a reasonable price. This week, I noticed that Revzilla had slashed prices on all kinds of AGV lids. This means you can get yourself …

A Surprisingly Competent Machine I wouldn’t recommend you buy a motorcycle sight unseen off of a website, but that’s exactly what the guys at Bikes and Beards did. They bought a sportbike from Amazon, specifically the most expensive sportbike on the website they could find that was street legal. It was $2,495 The motorcycle arrived …

That’s About as Long as I Want to Wait Filling up a gas tank is quick and easy. Recharging a battery … not so much. One of the biggest hurdles for electric motorcycles has been charge times. That could change. Enevate claims its batteries will be able to recharge in as little as five minutes …

The Big Cruiser Is Coming Soon The BMW R18 concept bikes have everyone excited for what is to come, and there have been some leaks about what the production bike will actually look like and BMW has made a few different concepts (one is shown above), but now some official information from BMW points to …

Protecting Animals and World Heritage Sites Rally for Rangers is a nonprofit started by a former U.S. National Park Ranger. The program seeks to stop the illegal poaching of endangered species and protect amazing places like world heritage sites. The nonprofit delivers motorcycles to national parks around the globe so that the personnel there can …

An Interesting Take on the Electric Dirt Bike Called by the company the lightest and most agile electric dirt bike on the market, the Torp Bike is a unique machine. The bike looks like a mashup of a dirt bike and a beefy e-bike. The bike is designed to be lightweight and to have mountain-bike-like …

Taking the Sportbike Further BMW’s M Performance Parts offers accessories for BMW Motorrad models, and now the BMW S 1000 RR is getting a line of parts. The idea behind the parts according to BMW is to “enhance the driving dynamics of the new S 1000 RR not only for road use but especially on …

A New GPS for Riders Garmin’s zūmo family of products just got a new addition. The company built this one with motorcyclists in mind, and no just any motorcyclists, specifically the ones that like to ride both on the road and off. The zūmo XT is what it’s called, and you might want to check …

The Affordable Scout Bobber Not long ago, I reported on the fact that Indian would have a new and more affordable Scout Bobber in 2020. Now the company has officially unveiled that motorcycle, and as expected, it looks pretty good. Basically, this bike takes the Scout Sixty engine and makeup and then makes it a …

Get Ready to Drain Your Bank Account The only 1965 Ducati 125cc four-cylinder GP motorcycle in existence will be auctioned off at the Bonhams Spring Stafford Sale on April 25 and 26. The bike is obviously an extremely sought after bike because it is the only one ever made. It is expected to bring a …

Another Place to Rent I reported a while back about Hertz, and it’s new motorcycle rental program called Hertz Ride. At the time of that article, I said that the company would be expanding operations as time went on. Well, now there’s a Long Beach California location.  The company opened up the new location on …

Wanna Ride Some Yamaha Motorcycles? If you’re going to go to the Daytona Bike Week, you’ll have a unique opportunity to ride the 2020 Yamaha lineup. The company is offering demo rides and a couple of other unique events during Bike Week. The week runs from March 6 to March 15. That’s plenty of time …

RE Back to Winning Royal Enfield saw sales slip for 36 consecutive months, but the numbers for February put the company back in the green. The real question is if the company can keep this positive momentum rolling as 2020 continues. I reported the other day that India’s motorcycle market was down again overall. However, …

Winners in My Book Even if They Don’t Win There’s something very interesting to me about taking machines designed for one thing and using them to do another. That’s why I love the idea of racing Vespa scooters 1,000 miles the length of the Baja Peninsula. Tutto Mondo Racing is doing just that. The Tutto …

The Swedish Electric Bike Company Continues to Innovate I was skeptical of Cake’s Kalk motorcycle, but then I rode it at AIMExpo and it was a lot of fun. The electric machine is killer, and I’m glad to report that Cake has a new Kalk INK motorcycle, designed for off-road use. This bike is a …

Trademark Applications Show the New Logos Harley-Davidson will be going full-bore after electric bikes in the future, and part of that means it will need to properly market itself and its bikes. The company seems to be doing just that. It recently filed patent applications for two new logos for electric bikes.  The first is …

Coronavirus Plays a Role India’s motorcycle market was down in 2019—though it’s still massive. The market also hasn’t had the greatest start in 2020. January was less than wonderful and now The Hindu Business Line reports that the month of February wasn’t very good either. One of the key reasons is the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. …

Make Your Harley a Little More Patriotic The new two-tone paint options for the Road Glide Special models have what Harley calls “patriotic flair.” Basically this means there’s some red, white, and blue on them. The gas tank also features the Number One logo on the gas tank. There’s also the Harley-Davidson script logo over …

Updated for Emissions Standards Jawa updated its models to meet BSVI emissions standards. The deadline for the compliance is April 2020, so it’s coming up fast. The new bikes saw a small uptick in price, but it’s not huge—only by less than a couple of hundred bucks. This is a good thing because it was …

The First Jeep-Branded Two-Wheeled Machine Jeep Wranglers are pretty expensive, and as you might imagine, the company’s fancy new electric bicycle is priced accordingly. Orders for the bike recently opened up and the electric bicycle is priced at $5,899. That’s quite a bit. I know there are more expensive bicycles out there, but that still …

Protect Your Hands For Less Every week I look at the deals that are out there and then find the gear that’s both good and available at a good price. This week when I was looking I started noticing several good pairs of gloves at lower prices, so I thought it worth it to round …

Moto2 and Moto3 Will Still Happen The MotoGP Class has been canceled at the Grand Prix of Qatar. According to Road Racing World, this is due to the travel restrictions brought by countries in response to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. This is mostly due to Italy. All passengers arriving at Doha on direct flights from …

The Fight Against Loud Pipes Pollution comes in all forms, and that means legislation to fight it will come in all forms, too. In Germany, noise pollution has been targeted. Loud motorcycles are now being targeted by a new proposal. In Baden-Wurttemberg there could be heavy fines or any bike louder than the EU’s 78-decibel …

Not Too Big of a Surprise KTM is focused on expanding its business and as a part of that, it needs to make bikes in an affordable manner and that means turning to the Philippines for production. The new 390 Adventure will be built in the Philippines, but this shouldn’t come as too big of …

HD Continues Its Transformation Harley-Davidson’s CEO Matt Levatich will no longer be in his position. He decided to vacate his role after a “mutually agreed” decision. Harley-Davidson’s board member Jochen Zeitz will be the acting president and CEO as well as Chairman of the Board. Harley will appoint a new CEO at some point, according …

The Austrian Company Looks to Expand The Austrian e-mobility company Horwin has some electric motorcycles for commuting, and the company plans to expand. How? Well, it wants to expand its dealer network. The company teamed up with TilGreen Group, which will be distributing the electric motorcycle for France now. The company already sells bikes in …

The Falcon’s Numbers Looks Pretty Good A while back I reported that Cleveland CycleWerks would be releasing its first electric motorcycle, which will also be its first American made motorcycle. The bike is called the Cleveland CycleWerks Falcon and there will be two different versions—Falcon 01 and Falcon BLK. There will be an official reveal …

Exciting But Far From Unexpected Electric motorcycles are really starting to make headway and that means that some of the bigger names in the industry should be throwing their name in the electric motorcycle hat soon. Suzuki is the latest according to various Indian media outlets, including Gaadi Waadi, the company will be putting out …

Large Fairing and Everything The guys over at Motor1 Brasil noticed some BMW R18 touring design registration paperwork recently. The bike is based on the Concept R18 and features the company’s big ass Boxer Twin engine. The bike features a lot of what you’d want in a motorcycle designed to gobble up the miles for …

A True Muscle Bike Triumph claimed the new Rocket 3 could do a 0-60 mph run in about three seconds or just under. Well, in recent testing reported on by Motorcycle News, the bike managed to sprint from a standstill to 60 mph in just 2.73 seconds, which is insanely quick. The company recently put …

It’ll Happen in Mendocino, California If you’re looking for some cool ride opportunities and some beginner off-road training, then the Rev’It! Rides Adventure Rally is a good place to go. The rally will take place from Friday, May 15 through Sunday, May 17. You can camp right at the rally, and canvas tents are supplied …

Next Month it Will Surpass Last Year Electric motorcycles are changing the industry. This has been known for some time, but now it seems that this reality is really taking hold. We’re only a couple of months into 2020, and already, Energica is killing it in terms of sales. The company reported on February 18 …

A Different Kind of Electric Scooter Electric scooters will be an important part of the motorcycle world in the future. They are quickly gaining momentum in certain areas of the world, actually all electric motorcycles are. Now the Swiss company Microlino has a new three-wheeled scooter called the Microlino. The company plans to unveil the …

It’s Looking Good for Piaggio Group In a recent press release by Piaggio Group, it was shown that the company had a very good year in 2019. The company called 2019 “significantly better than the previous year.” That’s not an understatement, according to the company’s reported numbers. The Piaggio Group saw consolidated revenue of 1,521.3 …

A Frozen Lake and a Crazy Motorcycle Indian Motorcycle and Workhorse Speed Shop revealed the new Appaloosa v2.0 at Lake Baikal in Russia. The frozen lake is where the bike will make its ice racing debut. The Baikal Mile is a crazy event held on the surface of the frozen lake. Brice Hennebart sounded pleased …