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Strictly Designed for Your Safety Arai has lead the industry in helmet technology for what feels like ages now, providing expensive and high-quality lids to keep you and professional racers safe. From MotoGP to Formula 1, the pinnacle of performance is lead by a select few manufacturers, Arai being one of them. “Helmets are 37 …

Another Harley Modification to Add to the Endless List of Parts Available When it comes to handlebars, some Harley riders prefer ape hangers, others want the complete opposite. Kodlin, a German aftermarket parts manufacturer has a new product if you find yourself in the latter category. If you ride a 2018+ Harley Davidson M8 Softtail …

Royal Enfield Should Get Ready Although there isn’t even one look at the motorcycle, Honda has teased it’s new Royal Enfield-challenging motorcycle. In the teaser video (included below) there are some folks sitting around a table outside a very nice home or mansion. A motorcycle comes riding by and you can hear it, but you …

Another Three-Wheeled Wonder Aprilia isn’t ready to let Yamaha own the three-wheeled market. According to some new patent info showcased by Motorcycle News, Aprilia has a new tilting front suspension design that it has attached to a Mana 850. The leaning trike game is now afoot. For those unfamiliar with the Mana 850 from Aprilia, …

The Baby HD for China by China News of the Harley-Davidson Chinese-made motorcycle has come out before. The company partnered with Qianjiang for a new bike. I wasn’t sure if this would continue due to the fact that Harley is going through a dramatic restructuring, but now design filings with China’s National Intellectual Property Administration …

6D Brings the Concrete To Your Head With a New Glossy Cement Grey Colorway For Their ATS-1R Helmet The ATS-1R is a great looking helmet in my opinion. I really am a sucker for fast, MotoGP styled lids with winglets and aero features (Shoei, please send me an X-14. I will get your logo tattooed …

Ready for AMA Supercross and Motocross GasGas, which is owned by Pierer Mobility Group (the same company that owns Husqvarna and KTM), has announced the lineup for 2021. These bikes will feature similar engines to KTM and Husqvarna motorcycles and WP Suspension throughout the lineup. The brand also came with its own expertise, so there’s …

It’s All Becoming Clear The blizzard of shame that became the situation surrounding Norton Motorcycles is starting to clear. Administrators BDO released its newest report. In it, it was revealed that there were three offers for Norton, TVS made the best offer. The company paid £15 million for intellectual property and £1 for equipment and …

Get The New Color You Want The Z900, Ninja 1000SX, and Vulcan S are all fantastic motorcycles, and now they’re getting some minor changes and paint upgrades for 2021, according to MoreBikes. The Kawasaki Z900 is mostly an unchanged motorcycle. It’s sill the naked bike we’ve all come to know and love. For 2021, the …

500cc’s For Going Anywhere, Any Time The adventure market is running a little thin for midsize bikes at the moment. Some adventure riders aren’t too keen on navigating a 1200cc monster up a rocky path, so we welcome the smaller TRK502(X) facelift with open arms. Benelli and SSR Motorsports just unveiled their new adventure twins, …

Your Worst Nightmare Can Have A Happy Ending With Enough Safety Precautions The technological advancement we’ve seen in motorcycle safety as of late has been nothing short of stunning. From airbag vests to D30 body armor, we have innovated over and over again; finding new ways to keep an extremely dangerous hobby a little safer …

So It Is True A while back I reported on the possibility of a Zongshen motorcycle that would use Norton’s engine design. It was just speculation at the time, but now it looks like this is a reality.  The company just revealed a prototype that is based on the Cyclone RX6 adventure bike. This bike …

Based on the S1000RR It was teased and now it’s official. the BMW M1000RR is a real-deal Bavarian track weapon. Based on the S1000RR, the M1000RR kicks off BMW’s M division motorcycles. The bike gets new aerodynamic wings and bumps the power up to 212 hp all while keeping weight down to a claimed 423 …

Big-Bike Manufacturer Harley Davidson Will Avoid Paying $3 Million to Recall and Replace Parts After Emissions Scandal Harley Davison is known to the world as a company that produces giant monster bikes that are loud enough to set off car alarms when they fly past. But as of 2016, they have been in some deep …

I Think We Just Hit “Peak Modular” I’ve seen claims circulating around the internet about this helmet (the Shark Evojet) being “three types of helmets combined into one”. Personally, I’d say its two and a half but still worth checking out nonetheless. If you’re looking for a lid with an entire zip code worth of …

Moar! The Yamaha MT-09 could get a larger displacement engine for 2021. This news comes from the German publication called Motorrad Online. The publication noted that Yamaha, as a result of making the bike Euro 5 compliant, has given the MT-09 a small increase in displacement.  There are documents from the Federal Motor Transport Authority …

With a Big Inline Triple The rumors had swirled that Benelli had something big coming, and now it’s here. Say hello to the Benelli 1200GT. It was revealed at the Chongqing Motor Show. The motorcycle features a liquid-cooled 1,200cc triple. It’s an up-sized version of the 1,130cc inline triple it has previously used. The new …

Will it be the M1000RR? BMW is known for producing some fantastic sportbikes, and now the company will put out another high-performance motorcycle on September 23.  According to a recent video announcement that was posted to the company’s YouTube channel, the company will have a new bike that is said to be “Born on the …

Every generation of the GoPro cam series has been an enormous step in technology innovation in the camera world. I was a backer for the very first one that was ever released when I was maybe 12 or 13 years old, so I’ve had to bear witness to my $360~ investment get constantly outperformed for …

It’s Not Redwing, It’s Belstaff Nice gear goes hand in hand with nice bikes; you don’t want to be found on your resto-modded Ducati cafe racer wearing racing boots and a Monster Energy sponsor jacket… Or maybe you do (oops)… But if you don’t, just remember that sometimes elegance calls for elegance, which is important …

The Baby-Strom If you need a good adventure bike, the Suzuki V-Strom is a great option. The motorcycle comes in a variety of flavors and two displacements: 650cc and 1,037cc. Now, however, there’s a rumor that Suzuki could create a 160cc V-Strom, according to a recent report by BikeWale.  This comes after Suzuki’s Chinese partner, …

In the Excellent Product Design – Utility Vehicles Category The Cake Ösa electric motorcycle recently won a German Design Council award for excellent product design in the utility vehicles category. The awards seek to recognize products that provide pioneering contributions to the German design world. This isn’t the first time the bike has been recognized …

This Is a Very Good Thing The Husqvarna Norden 901 concept made a big splash. Shortly after the company said it would build it. Now, we’re getting our first look at the production machine. Motociclismo shared what investors have called a “stolen” photo that shows what the Norden 901 will look like. It’s unclear if …

When the Victory story came to an end in 2017, the brand left behind a legacy. Or rather, the departure of Victory left a hole in the market that still hasn’t been filled. While many riders may state that the market is already saturated with American-style cruisers, Victory offered something different. It breathed a breath …

Ever Owned a Yamaha With Those Gigantic Stock Turn Signals? I’m Sorry. My 2015 FJ09 has such ugly turn signals I honestly get embarrassed when other bike guys check out my ride. They’ve bugged me since the day I bought the bike, but it’s just such an out-of-the-way mod to spend a day figuring out …

Ride Quality Will Either Make You Or Break You. Enduro riding is not for the faint of heart; It’s a high-risk style of riding that takes a toll on both you and your machine. When it comes to climbing rocky hills on uneven terrain it’s important to hold your upgrades close as you can gain …

For the European Model Jawa’s comeback was met by great fanfare and some stumbles along the way. The company will be importing to Europe and the Jawa 300CL is the model it will start with. The specifications recently came out thanks to Rushlane, and according to the publication power and torque are both down. The …

A Teaser for What’s Coming Benelli teased an image of a bike that was under a cloak. The bike will be showcased at the 18th annual China International Motorcycle Trade Exhibition. That exhibition will run from September 19 to 22, 2020. This is one of the few large motorcycle events this year. The rumor, according …

A More Expensive 350 Royal Enfield’s Classic 350 is its best-selling bike in India, it’s home market. The motorcycle is also becoming more expensive for Indian riders. The reason for this is due to the BS6 emissions standards, according to GaadiWaadi.  The Classic 350 receives no new updates despite the price hike. All Royal Enfield …

Just When you Thought Disk Locks Couldn’t Get Smarter, The ABUS GRANIT™ Launches into the North American Market. Personally, I’ve been looking for a new disk lock after my cheapo $50 amazon lock kicked the can. I had to take an angle grinder to get the thing off – but that’s a story for another …

Moto GP Commentator and 1998 British Grand Prix 500cc race winner Simon Crafar takes us through every little detail regarding the safety of a MotoGP Helmet. On this weeks installation of MotoGP’s “Tech Talk”, Simon is on the Arai Grand Prix helmet service truck to give us a detailed look into the construction, composition, and …

World-Record-Breaking Runs On September 4, Angelle Sampey piloted the Harley-Davidson LiveWire at the drag strip. She managed to sell all-new records for elapsed time and top speed by a production electric motorcycle. She was able to cover the eighth-mile strip in 7.017 seconds and the full quarter-mile course in just 11.156 seconds at 110.35 mph. …

A True Baby Aprilia In terms of smaller displacement bikes, the only thing Aprilia sells is a scooter. Now, however, there’s some new info coming from ZigWheels that the company is considering launching a small-displacement sportbike.  This bike would likely be a 300cc or 4oocc motorcycle and would target KTM’s RC 390 as its key …

A Sub 500cc Motorcycle Royal Enfield is a king in the Indian market for bikes under 500cc, but Honda has said it wants to take the company on at its own game. According to Indian Autos Blog, media outlets received an invitation to a new motorcycle reveal from Honda that looks like it will be …

Sena provided this helmet at no-cost for the purposes of this review. Thank you, Sena! Introduction In heading towards the fall season and with (hopefully) the worst of the heat and humidity behind us, but in coping with our COVID-19 environment, our motorcycling activities are ramping back up (not that they stopped) to take advantage …

HelmChat Ditches Traditional Communication Devices For a Cheaper and More Accessible Approach When I lived in Vancouver BC, my roommate and I (new to riding) lived together and worked at the same office. We would ride into work together every morning, year long. Since we just dropped thousands on bikes and hundreds on helmets, there …

Another Open Face Helmet? The Market Demands And Nishua Provides. Looking for a helmet to match your new Ducati Scrambler or 1968 Euro resto-mod? In a new market flooded with open face helmets to support the surge in cafe racer popularity, Nishua has brought us another option. Riding without a face screen can be annoying …

Off to the Flat Track Races Royal Enfield has a machine for Johnny Lewis tor ride in competition. The bike was the result of a collaboration between Moto Anatomy, Harris Performance, Royal Enfield, and S&S Cycle. The motorcycle you see above is the finished bike and Royal Enfield has raced this new machine.  The bike …

So Expensive At CES 2019, Novus revealed its carbon fiber electric bike design. The bike is now available for pre-order. You can get it in crystal white, royal blue, and magama red. The bike in those colors will cost $55,653 (47,423 excluding VAT). If those colors won’t do it for you you can get horizon …

New Models for 2021 Indian Motorcycles added a couple of new bikes for the 2021 model year. The Roadmaster Limited and the Vintage Dark Horse have graced the lineup with their presence. The Limited model is a fresh take on the big cruiser. the bike has a big front fairing, an open front mudguard, some …