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The 2021 Aprilia RS 660: High technology and Stunning Looks at a Middleweight Price Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Aprilia Motorcycles says “If you want to go unnoticed, this is not the bike for you,” and as far as the 600cc sport bike segment goes, they could well be right. With its …

The 2021 Honda Rebel 500: The Middle Child of the Rebel Family Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Honda Rebel 500 features a low seat giving a comfortable seating position. However, this Honda motorcycle is not “boring”. Much like the Rebel 300, the Rebel 500’s design is classic with a modern …

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 KTM 890 Adventure: The Heart Of KTM’s Adventure Lineup Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 890 Adventure is the cornerstone, the pillar, upon which the entire current 2021 Adventure model lineup is built upon. The smaller 390 Adventure and the larger 1290 Adventure models would not exist if …

The 2021 KTM 890 Duke: A Sport Naked Meant To Rule The Road Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 890 Duke is the third generation of a continually upgrading motorcycle that started out as a 600cc class sport naked. The 690 Duke was an instant hit many years ago, before …

The 2021 KTM 890 Duke R: Surgical Precision With The Heart Of A Supersport Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 KTM 890 Duke R is what happens when you lock a bunch of Austrian engineers and designers together in a room, give them the base model of the 890 Duke, and …

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 …

The 2021 Honda CBR500R is the Perfect Stepping Stone Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 CBR500R ABS by Honda Motorcycles is riding solo this year as its non-ABS counterpart is no longer available. The 2021 Honda lineup is kept versatile with the CBR500R as it is the stepping stone between standard …

The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan S/S Cafe: The Essential Light Sports Cruiser Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan S and Vulcan S Cafe models are a very interesting take on a sports cruiser. Whereas most cruisers, including in Kawasaki’s own lineup, are powered by V-twins, the Vulcan S uses the …

2021 Kawasaki Versys-X 650: The Quintessential Mid-Sized Adventure Tourer Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Versys 650 ABS is Kawasaki Motorcycle’s middleweight adventure tourer, now standardized as a global model instead of being just for the US and Japanese markets. Using a 649cc liquid-cooled DOHC parallel-twin based on the engine from …

The 2021 Kawasaki Versys-X 300: A Small Adventurer For City Fun Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Versys-X 300 is Kawasaki’s smallest adventure motorcycle in the 2021 lineup, designed mostly for city roads and maybe some gravel and dirt alleyways. More accurately an adventure tourer than an out-and-out adventure bike, and partially …

The 2021 Kawasaki W800 is a Modern Take On a True Japanese Classic Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Kawasaki’s 2021 W800 is currently the only offering of a sport heritage motorcycle designed from one of Japan’s big four, Kawasaki. Designed to replicate the look and feel of the 1960’s Kawasaki W1, it …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z400 ABS: Naked For New Riders Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Z400 ABS is Kawasaki’s naked for the new rider. Japanese-made, small, light, and razor-sharp, the 399cc Z400 more lets you feel the wind in your face. Sharing 98% of its DNA with the Kawasaki Ninja …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z900RS (and Cafe): Old School, New Cool Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Kawasaki has done a brilliant homage to the iconic Z1, with the styling of the Z900RS. We have seen many attempts to bring the old school cool into modern machines, often badly by the cager crowd (think …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z900: Supernaked Sugomi Style Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Taking over the top ‘Z” spot in the 2021 Kawasaki lineup, the Z900 checks many boxes on an enthusiasts list for a great street fighter. At 948cc with an ultra-lightweight chassis, every ride is met with exceptional power, responsiveness, and …

The 2021 Kawasaki Z650: Riding Naked! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Z650 fills the middleweight role in the naked bike battle for Team Green. The naked segment is rapidly growing, and this Japanese-made 649cc parallel-twin offers a well-sorted combination of styling, handling, and power. The Z650 benefits from shared …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX: Team Greens Tanto Sword Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX remains at the top of the Ninja Sport series from Team Green, carrying forward for 2021 largely unchanged. After getting suspension revisions between the 2019 and 2020 model years, this Japanese-made Sport Touring …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 650: Team Green’s Tanto Sword Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 650 brings sharp styling and a more upright riding position to the Ninja family. Using the 649cc parallel-twin engine, shared in a few places across the 2021 Kawasaki lineup, in the Ninja 650 it …

The 2021 Yamaha Tenere 700 is an Adventure Touring Dream Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Yamaha Tenere 700 is a new chapter for Yamaha’s adventure touring model range. The Japanese manufacturer positions this bike as a mid-point between an out-and-out adventure rally racer and a civil, calm street motorcycle. Powered …

2021 Yamaha YZF-R3: The R1’s Younger Sibling Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha YZF-R3 is a modern entry-level sport, Japanese-made motorcycle, being introduced only in 2015. With power coming in at approximately 50 HP from the 320cc inline twin lightweight aluminum engine, the R3 is more than capable of hard acceleration, …

The CB500F has Returned After Taking a Short Break! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 CB500F by Honda Motorcycles makes its return to the US market for this after taking a year off. Keeping the CB500F in the Honda lineup is great news as this bike is a great blend of …

The All-New 2021 Honda Rebel 1100 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The all-new 2021 Honda Rebel 1100 is the Japanese brand’s latest addition to the Rebel family. The Rebel 1100 looks very similar to the Rebel 500 but comes packing a lot more than what meets the eye. All new to Honda’s …

The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS: Team Greens Tanto Sword Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Kawasaki Ninja 400 ABS is the Tanto Sword in the Ninja family. Japanese-made, small, light, and razor-sharp the 399cc Ninja more than lives up to the family name. Many consider the Ninja 400 to be …

The 2021 CB500X is Perfect for the Outdoor Adventurer Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Japanese made, 2021 CB500X ABS is Honda Motorcycle’s midsized, touring inspired machine. It comes in with a fresh paint scheme of Matte Black Metallic. Whether you’re on a commute to work or an adventurous ride through the …

Triumph’s Bonneville Cruiser: The 2021 Triumph Speedmaster Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links While the Speedmaster is built on top of the same Bonneville platform like many other motorcycles in the 2021 Triumph line-up, the Speedmaster pulls in a very different direction. The other Bonnies are standards, scramblers, and café racers. The Speedmaster, …

The Legend Evolves: The 2021 Triumph Thruxton RS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Thruxton RS is the ultimate evolution of the already successful Thruxton range. It’s arguably one of the most exciting models in the 2021 Triumph line-up, oozing charisma, and built on top of decades of Triumph racing history. …

Up Close With The Cafe Racing 2021 Triumph Thruxton and Thruxton R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Thruxton family is one of the highlights of the 2021 Triumph line-up. There are three models available: the Thruxton 1200, Thruxton 1200 R, and range-topping Thruxton RS. These British-made café racers are some …

Triumph’s Premium Scrambler: The 2021 Triumph Bonneville  Scrambler 1200 XE Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Scrambler 1200 XE is the most advanced Scrambler model in the 2021 Triumph line-up. It’s a premium, British-made scrambler that excels at both on- and off-road pursuits. Though it shares 99% of its DNA with the …

Heavy Duty Scrambling: The 2021 Triumph Bonneville Scrambler 1200 XC Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links If you’re looking for something with street smarts and off-road ruggedness from the 2021 Triumph line-up, but need a bit more grunt than the Street Scrambler offers, then the Scrambler 1200 XC is what you need. It’s …

A Bonneville For The Back Trails: The 2021 Triumph Street Scrambler Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Street Scrambler remains a firm favorite in the 2021 Triumph line-up. This British-made scrambler is an evolution of the legendary Triumph Bonneville, equipped with modern riding aids for confident street riding, and dirt-focused extras …

Triumph’s Stylish Modern Classic: The 2021 Triumph Bonneville Speed Twin Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links In any configuration, the Triumph Bonneville is the quintessential British motorcycle. However, for those who want the perfect combination of classic heritage and modern performance, the Speed Twin is the only model that should take your fancy …

The Low Slung Bonneville: The 2021 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Despite being a British-made motorcycle, the Triumph Bonneville Bobber has all the attitude and character of a genuine bobber motorcycle. It’s one of the meanest models in the 2021 Triumph line-up, and arguably one of the most exciting …

The Bigger Bonneville: The 2021 Triumph Bonneville T120 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Triumph’s Bonneville T120 is a British motorcycle designed for riders who want to enjoy the rich heritage of Triumph’s Bonneville range but want more displacement and more performance. In short, the T120 is an uprated Bonneville and the biggest …

Triumph’s Unadulterated Bonneville: The 2021 Triumph Bonneville T100 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Bonneville T100 is arguably the most famous British motorcycle on the market. It’s the closest thing to the original Bonneville available in the 2021 Triumph line-up, taking inspiration directly from the 1959 model. Today, the Bonneville lives on …

The Modern Bonneville: The 2021 Triumph Street Twin Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Street Twin is a British motorcycle that has roots dating back to 1959. Taking inspiration from the original 1959 Bonneville, the Street Twin borrows the character and attitude of the past and fuses it with the technology …

The 2021 BMW F 850 GS Can Conquer Any Terrain Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The BMW F 850 GS is an ideal adventure motorcycle. It’s smaller and more agile than the larger GS models, but it doesn’t compromise on power and performance. It has the perfect balance of off-road agility and …

The 2021 Royal Enfield INT650: Flagship of This Year’s Lineup Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, or INT650 in North America, is the flagship of the India-based company for the 2021 lineup. With classic lines that echo the original British manufacturer’s 1960’s Interceptor, it carries a certain …

Aprilia’s New Sports Concept: The 2020 Aprilia RS 660 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Aprilia’s new middle-weight super sport machine has got everyone talking. Over the years, Aprilia has earned a reputation for small-capacity racing mastery, thanks to the success of their RS125 and RS250 sports machines. The brand has also stamped …

2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2020 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC is an interesting motorcycle, coming from the strangest of marriages. The styling, frame, and most of the equipment from the Street Scrambler. The engine from the Bonneville T120. Put them together, and you have the Scrambler …