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2016 TRIUMPH THRUXTON BACKGROUND By 2016, the Triumph Bonneville had grown from 800cc to 1200cc. And starting in 2016, the top of the Bonneville food chain was the Thruxton and the Thruxton R. While they had identical engines, now producing 96-horsepower, the Thruxton R sported better suspension, brakes and tires, giving it a handling advantage …

The Big V-Strom: Suzuki’s V-Strom 1050 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Suzuki V-Strom 1050 is one of the most versatile models in the 2021 Suzuki line-up. In the US, it’s the same model as the one from 2020. However, across the border in Canada, it’s a 2021 model. Now, if you’re …

The Range-Topping Adventurer: The Suzuki V-Strom 1050 XT Adventure Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The top of the range adventure motorcycle in the 2021 Suzuki line-up is the formidable V-Strom 1050XT Adventure. Now, it’s not a 2021 model for residents of the USA, however, for those in Canada, it’s being sold with …

Adventure-Ready: The 2021 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The V-Strom 1050XT joins the 2021 Suzuki line-up, depending on what side of the border you’re sitting on. In the US, it remains the same as the previous 2020 model. However, in Canada, it’s a new model for 2021. Though, it’s …

The Hayabusa Returns: The 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Hayabusa is back! Though it’s badged up as a 2022 model, it’s very much a part of the 2021 Suzuki line-up. Over the years, the Hayabusa has become one of the most recognizable Suzuki motorcycles ever made, featuring advanced …

The 2021 Aprilia RSV4 Factory 1100 Goes from the Dealer to the Track in One Easy Step Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 RSV4 Factory 1100 is Aprilia’s top-of-the-line superbike, as close to a race bike as a consumer can buy. A new double-fairing design eliminates the need for external winglets …

The 2021 Aprilia RSV4 Brings the MotoGP Experience to the Streets Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 RSV4 is the less expensive version of the RSV4 Factory, and nearly the same as the Factory to boot. The new double-fairing design shared by the RSV4 bikes eliminates the need for external winglets …

Suzuki’s Big Boy Performance Cruiser: The 2021 Boulevard M109R B.O.S.S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The venerable Suzuki Boulevard M109R B.O.S.S is the heavyweight cruiser option from Suzuki Motorcycles. It returns for the new year as part of the 2021 Suzuki line-up with a few updates to keep things fresh. Like other …

Ducati After Dark: The All-New 2021 Ducati Scrambler Nightshift Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Nightshift is the latest Scrambler addition to the 2021 Ducati line-up. It’s a brand-new model that’s part-street tracker, part-café racer, and all attitude. It’s called the Nightshift because it has been designed for aggressive nighttime urban prowling, …

Super Special: The Ducati Scrambler 1100 Special Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Scrambler 1100 Special returns as part of the 2021 Ducati line-up in North America. Unfortunately, it’s one of the few Ducati motorcycles that doesn’t get any kind of update for the new year. It’s still exactly the same as …

The Sporty Scrambler: Ducati’s Scrambler 1100 Sport/ Sport Pro Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Ducati line-up features a number of interesting heavyweight Scrambler options for the new year, with two of the most exciting being the Scrambler 1100 Sport and 1100 Sport Pro. They both feature the classic lines and …

Ducati’s Big Scrambler: The Scrambler 1100 / 1100 Pro Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Scrambler 1100 is the largest displacement Scrambler model in the 2021 Ducati line-up. Over the years, the Scrambler platform has evolved into one of Ducati motorcycle’s most loved sub-brands, spawning a wide range of Scrambler models in …

The Sport Production Ducati Panigale V4 SP Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Panigale V4 and V4 S models may not have received an update for the new year, but Ducati hasn’t been ideal. Instead, the Italian manufacturer has added a whole new Panigale model to the 2021 Ducati line-up. This is …

Real American Touring: The 2022 Indian Super Chief Limited Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Super Chief Limited is one of the newest models in the updated Chief range and one of the newest models in the 2021 Indian line-up. It’s an American-made touring motorcycle that’s built on top of the newly …

An All-new Indian Model: The 2022 Indian Super Chief Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Unlike most of the other Chief models in the 2021 Indian line-up, the Super Chief is an entirely new model. It’s built on top of the updated Chief platform but it’s wildly different from the others. While the …

Indian’s Blacked-Out Chief Bobber: The 2022 Indian Chief Bobber Dark Horse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Naturally, there’s a Dark Horse version of the new Chief Bobber as part of the 2021 Indian line-up. The Dark Horse variant from Indian Motorcycle takes the already impressive Chief Bobber and gives it a blacked-out …

Indian’s Bobbed-out Chief: The 2022 Indian Chief Bobber Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Another new Chief model in the 2021 Indian line-up is the Chief Bobber. Like the other models in the Chief range, it’s built on top of the base Chief model, and like many other models in the Indian Motorcycles …

The Bigger Chief: Indian’s 2022 Chief Dark Horse Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2022 Indian Chief Dark Horse is for discerning Chief enthusiasts who are looking for something with all the thrills and excitement of the base Chief model but with a little more power. Like many other models in the …

The Legend Returns: The 2022 Indian Chief Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Indian Chief returns to the Indian Motorcycles line-up for 2021, but as a 2022 model. Its return is a celebration of the Chief’s 100th anniversary since it first tolled onto the scene in 1921. Today’s all-new Chief builds on …

Indian’s Premium Sports Machine: The 2022 Indian FTR R Carbon Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Badged as a 2022 model, but available in 2021, the all-new Indian FTR R Carbon is a new model for the 2021 Indian line-up that serves as a replacement for the outgoing FTR1200R and FTR Carbon models. …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Pan America 1250: The New Adventure Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The wait is over! The first American-made Adventure bike is here, the Harley Davidson Pan America 1250. HD is trying to come into a market segment that has some serious heavyweights. Both the 1250 and 1250 Special …

The 2021 Harley Davidson CVO Tri Glide: One Of A Kind Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The most-requested model in the history of Harley Davidson Custom Vehicle Operations, the CVO Tri Glide sets the bar to a whole new level. Pure American-made luxury, attitude, style, and sound tickle all your senses from …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Tri Glide Ultra: Premium Touring Trike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Three-wheeled machines have rapidly gained popularity, and Harley Davidson has led the way. The Tri Glide Ultra is a premium touring trike dripping with classic American design. One of 3 Trikes in the 2021 Harley Davidson lineup, …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Freewheeler: Raw Attitude Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links If two wheels are good then three must be better right? The inherent stability of the 2 rear 1 front format, the Freewheeler is a popular choice for those wanting to stay with an American-made Trike. One of 3 in …

The 2021 Harley Davidson CVO Limited: Best In Class Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Welcome to the pinnacle, the absolute finest of touring bikes live here. Stiff competition from the Japanese and German-made bikes continues to push American-made machines like the CVO Limited to new levels of luxury and performance. CVO is …

The 2021 Harley Davidson CVO Road Glide: Showstopping Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links CVO is recognized as the absolute best by Harley Davidson. The pinnacle of factory-custom touring style and comfort. Visually stunning and loaded with power. An American-made jewel for the most discerning rider. The Milwaukee-Eight® 117 V-Twin engine is exclusive …

The 2021 Harley Davidson CVO Street Glide is a Showstopper Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links CVO is recognized as the absolute best by Harley Davidson. The pinnacle of factory-custom touring style and comfort. Visually stunning and loaded with power. An American-made jewel for the most discerning rider. The Milwaukee-Eight® 117 V-Twin engine …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Ultra Limited: Fully Loaded Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links As the Limited name implies, this Harley Davidson is packed with all the comforts required for long-distance touring. The 2021 Harley Davidson lineup does have a few full-dressed touring bikes, but the Ultra Limited offers an incredible number of …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Road Glide Limited: Chase The Horizon Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Taking all things epic about the Road Glide bikes, Harley Davidson adds everything one could want to make a great 2-up touring ride. Shared across the 2021 Harley Davidson lineup, the powerful Milwaukee-Eight® 114 engine has 119 …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Street Glide Special: Oh So Special Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Street Glide Special is a strong contender of the three Street Glide versions in the 2021 Harley Davidson lineup. It is very obvious HD is aware how popular the American-made Batwing Bagger has been, and they …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Road Glide Special: Blacked-out or Bright Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Harley Davidson lineup has three “Specials” and based on the vast level of choices offered, Harley Davidson knows these make up their most popular offerings. The Road Glide Special is everything I envision a bad-ass …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Road King Special: A Factory Custom Hotrod Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links There are three “Specials” in the 2021 Harley Davidson lineup, the Road King Special is the no-nonsense brute of the three. Building off the already excellent Road King package, Harley Davidson just pumps up a few …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Street Glide: The Batwing Bagger Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The original stripped-down American hot rod bagger, the Street Glide has long set the bar for doing this style right. Powered by the Milwaukee-Eight® 107 engine with 92 HP and 110 lbs-ft of torque, plenty of jam is …

The 2021 Harley Davidson Road King: Long Live The King Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Road King is the classic entry-level bagger in the 2021 Harley Davidson lineup. With no real changes from the 2020 model, there have been some rumors that this could be the last year of the All …

Revised For 2021: The Honda Gold Wing and Gold Wing Tour Models Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Honda Gold Wing is one of the most famous Honda Motorcycles ever made, and thanks to a selection of handsome upgrades, it’s set to be one of the stars of the 2021 Honda line-up. …

2021 Yamaha Super Tenerse ES: A Dakar Rally Bike For Your Own Adventures Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links It is a known fact that a lot of modern automotive and motorcycle technology first passed through the crucible of motorsport. Yamaha Motorcycles decided to test their idea of an adventure bike in quite …

The 2021 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS: Designed For Long-Distance Sports Touring Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS is the latest model of the Japanese manufacturer’s entry into the long-range sports touring category. Utilizing a 1,352 cc DOHC liquid cooled inline-four, the biggest four cylinder in the entire …

The 2021 KTM 1290 Super Duke R: The Beast Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 1290 Super Duke R was designed and built with exactly one objective in mind: utter domination of the naked sport bike field. Why else would you nickname your top model bike as “The Beast?” Originally …

The 2021 Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES is the Hulk of Adventure Bikes Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Africa Twin Adventure Sports ES by Honda Motorcycles is at the top of the line of the Africa Twin lineup. The 2021 Honda lineup has the adventure segment fully covered with the …

The 2021 Honda Africa Twin Makes Any Journey Possible Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Africa Twin by Honda Motorcycles is one of three trims offered for 2021. The 2021 Honda lineup has the adventure segment fully stocked with the Africa Twin. It has remained mostly the same for this year …