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Hold on to your helmets – we’ve just been given a peek at a new Husqvarna Svartpilen 401 in the testing phase – and it’s getting one heck of a facelift.  According to a report from MCN, the ‘dinky retro’ from Husqvarna will still be housing a new engine – the same that’s also being tested …

Ladies in Leather (LiL) is hosting their third annual parade and rally – and female unity within the freedom of the ride has never been stronger. According to PRNewsWire, the event will run from September 9-12 and will be hosted by none other than College Station’s ‘The Ranch Harley Davidson’ in Texas.  The description? That …

Fieldsheer Mobile Cooling Long Sleeve Shirt: Versatile Cooling Base Layer A friend recently asked what I had in the pipeline for reviews. When I mentioned the Mobile Cooling T-shirt, he looked at me oddly and said sarcastically, ‘that should be exciting.’ I must admit we here at WBW get to review some pretty cool stuff, …

With the world slowly rolling over onto the belly of electric travel, it seems that moto companies worldwide are embracing technology that boasts newer, bigger, better perks for the masses.  One of the categories I will always cheer for is safety – specifically, anything that will improve the age-old tradition of bike-meets-road.  Ever the innovating …

With the exceptionally hot temperatures that ravaged the Pacific Northwest of the USA and pretty much all of Western Canada during the month of July 2021, having hot-weather-appropriate riding gear turned from being a nice thing to an absolute necessity. While I do have my Icon Super-Duty II gloves, they seem to perform much better …

Triumph has just relieved that they’re cooking up a new Tiger for the showroom – and the release date is only a few months away.  Let’s get into it.  UK’s largest motorcycle manufacturer, according to their website, is currently in the testing phase of a final prototype that will not only set spec records for …

When it comes to giving the masses a pretty penny to play with, almost all the major motorcycle manufacturers have come through with sportbikes and their naked alternatives. For Yamaha, it was the sporty R-series and the more naked MT-series, with the newest addition being the grungy, track-oriented R7; for Honda, it was the CBR …

Cardo Systems is providing discounts on their brand new PACKTALK Headphones for a program called “Cardo Coaches” – and instructors looking for wireless instruction in loud environs will be able to benefit from the opt-in resource.  Cardo Systems’ pedigree in wireless com devices stretches as far back as the first decade of Y2K when they …

Three artists, three styles, three projects.  A trio of world-renowned tattoo artists have been brought on by Indian Motorcycles to create artwork for the new 2022 Indian Chief – and the second of the designs cooked up for the Indian Chief shows a beautiful personal take on traditional Japanese-themed body art, courtesy of Yokohama tattoo …

Electric vehicle manufacturer SONDORS has been preparing their upcoming electric motorcycle for the market – and with an impressive bang-for-buck aesthetic, buyers are curious to see how the SONDORS Metacycle will hold up to the daily commute life. According to a report from ElecTrek, SONDORS anticipated releasing the MetaCycle in 2021 – and despite the …

Background If you’ve been reading my reviews over the years, then you know I have something of a glove fetish. At one time, I had over 20 pairs of motorcycle gloves. Over the years (with the encouragement of my husband), I have thinned down the pile to one pair per season (plus a couple of …

The Husqvarna Norden 901 is nearly here – and we still don’t know very much about it.  This is what we know. Originally shown as a concept bike at the Esposizione Internazionale Ciclo Motociclo e Accessori (EICMA), or the Milan Motorcycle Show, in 2019, the Norden 901 was a bike that boasted a visual aesthetic …

If you’re in the general area of Central Pennsylvania today, you’ll see a large group of bikers – 600 or so – in full regalia, with a mission on the mind and grins on their faces (or in their hearts. We don’t judge the stoic’s grimace). The riders started on Aug. 18 in Rhode Island …

Sena Outrush R Modular Helmet Here we are well along another riding season (such as it is given everything else) here north of the one-way (more or less) border, although the restrictions are loosening or being modified; as such, many of us remain semi-contented in riding closer to home, exploring more of the roads (paved …

What happens when you put Lambo paint on an Indian drag bike? All sorts of magic. According to a report from MCN, Indian Motorcycle Metz has gone to town customizing two Indian Scout bikes. The French dealer created these beauties in commemoration of 100 bikes sold at their dealership.  Each bike has a special theme – …

Yep, you heard us right.  According to a report from The Daytona Beach News-Journal, the proposed NASCAR motorcycle race would be provided to the masses in a three-day event, held by the largest historic racing group in North America  – the American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association (AHRMA).  The plot planned for the event?  An open, …

How many caped crusaders does it take to change a lightbulb? We bet you have an idea – and so does Ruroc’s all-new, Batman-themed helmets. Welcome to WebBikeWorld – where it’s our pleasure to write on all things two-wheeled, including the newest of the new and coolest of the cool. Our most recent acquisition? Nothing …

Crafted sophistication, focused performance, and functional beauty.  The Triumph Speed Triple stands for all of these things – and now, the UK-based manufacturer is giving us an extra letter in the alphabet with the teaser for their RR prototype.  Let’s take a look at the stats of the 20210 model for comparison.  The 2021 Triumph …

The 2021 AFT season has seen stellar moves from Indian Motorcycle Privateer Sammy Halbert and Wrecking Crew Rider Jared Mees at the New York Short Track doubleheader.  Despite an accident in his practice round earlier in the year, Sammy ‘Slammin’ Halbert rode the FTR750 to his first win of the season, leaving Wrecking Crew racers …

Japanese Manufacturer Kawasaki has released a series of models to be recalled for faulty rear bearings and engine oil pressure relief valves.  The report from AVDRider states that Kawasaki dealers were notified as of August 18, with over 2,380 bikes affected by the recalls.  The first of two recalls involves a total of 1,523 bikes …

Ducati duo Loris Baz and Kyle Wyman are tearing up the track in proper fashion – and they’ve both made it in the top six as of Friday.  The opening day of MotoAmerica 2021 saw racers testing out the Pittsburgh International Raceway – a track that’s considered one of the most challenging tracks in the …

Harley-Davidson has been busy – and with 2021 coming to an end, the American motorcycle manufacturer shows no signs of slowing down. Harley has just released a special edition of their Street Glide hot-rod bagger model, complete with a new paint job – and I’m not lying when I say that the juicy hues are …

“Universal Fit and Small Footprint” Way back in late 2014, wBW got its first look at the original Sena 3S systems announced at the 2014 AIMExpo and while Rick was pretty positive over these early variants, some observations and reservations were expressed in his subsequent Small Size, Big Features review in April 2015. And it …

It’s So Pure This GS Makes Me Swoon “Would you like to review a newly-released BMW adventure helmet, Jim?” Simon Armstrong, the BMW brand champion at Blackfoot Motosports (my local dealership in Calgary, Alberta) surprised me with an opportunity to get my hands on an alluring new helmet a few months back. A couple of …

I have to confess that my first motorcycle helmet was an off-brand sale rack item that I purchased to attend the MSF course. I didn’t pay much attention to its quality, and sure enough, the chin vent broke off shortly after I got my license. Since then, I have had a few accidents, and I …

Triumph has become the official sponsor of the 1000 Dunas – and the partnership will guarantee quality bikes to the participants of the world’s safest desert-based motorcycle venture.  Since March 2020, the earth has been changing, adapting, and rebalancing. In a world where nothing is guaranteed, it’s a relief to know that riders still have …

For me, motorcycle gloves are almost as important as my helmet. In 2001, I was looking at a pair of Held gloves at Helimot’s shop since Helimot sponsored our team. When I asked him the price and he said “Mark they are $450.00.” GULP WTF did he say!? When he saw my expression he simply …

I know a bunch of you have been gristling over the lack of function in custom builds of late. Sure, they’re a bit of a wheeze to get to the grocery store, but why bring the tomatoes home on a Yamaha EC-05 when you could cushion them like a king on the caboose of something …

Nestled in the dramatic coastline of Monterey, Cali, is the world’s number one classic car and investment quality auction house. Rob Myers (RM) Sotheby’s has been specializing in rare antique, classic, and sports and racing automobiles since 1979. Their latest acquisition? A 1968 Husqvarna Viking 360 from the competition-crazy King of Cool, Steve McQueen.  Word …

Look out – Ducati’s Panigale range has just been approved for use in the Canadian Superbike Championship, and both the premier Pro Superbike Feature class and the Amateur Superbike class are to benefit from the homologation.  Alongside the usual run of blather, the Canadian SBK, as we know, carries a specific rule.  That rule states …

Our country’s vets haven’t had an easy time when it comes to adapting back into society.  Beyond the sacrifices made to keep our land free, soldiers released from the field have to re-integrate into a society that knows almost nothing of the horrors of a battlefront and the dangers that combat afford.  According to an …

While riding around in my Scorpion EXO-GT920 was perfectly fine from March through to May here in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, when June arrived this year, it arrived with hell on its heels. The temperature spiked hard, pushing through to over 30 C (86 F) almost every day of the month. Frankly, the GT920 no longer …

It’s Tuesday.  The coffee has brewed, Vivaldi is playing, and I’m hankering for something a little different.  We ask you to recall the recent past where Yamaha was making the usual boatloads of money and decided to start a partnership with the musical side of the street. The result? Project AH A MAY (“Yamaha,” spelled …

The market economy has been a tough place coming out of restrictions. With inflation, higher raw materials costs, and lingering global supply chain issues running rampant across the hemispheres, Harley Davidson has been hit from all sides.  Despite this, market shares for the American company continue to grow on a steady rise – through the …

About the HJC i90 Years ago, the field of modular helmets seemed like a distant cousin of the world of full-face lids. Modular lids were noticeably larger, as heavy as an anvil, and about as stylish. Chinbars flopped about seeming more like a loosely fitted accessory than an integral part of the helmet. Apart from …

On April 14, Indian Motorcycles made headlines by announcing a series of customization projects in the works – models based on the 2022 Indian Chief Dark Horse, to show the incredible versatility of the bike.  Three renowned V-twin custom builders were selected and given full rein to create a completely custom representation and interpretation of …

French oil manufacturer Motul has secured all but two podiums in the previous season of MotoGP – and this season, they’re planning for straight wins.  Motul’s top teams Suzuki and Pramac Racing are set to spend rubber at Round 10 of the Michelin Grand Prix of Styria.   The entire weekend is at risk for foul …

Hide your bananas – Honda is officially adding the Monkey to America’s 2022 miniMoto category lineup. What better way to usher in a fresh 2022 than with a 125cc punchy petrol pipe? The 2022 Honda Monkey will be sliding into US markets with a brand spanking new engine – the same as the Honda Grom. …

Welcome to Flashback Friday – where the penchant for the past is appeased, and the passion for puttering in fashion is still the daily to-do. Keloland has just recovered an old tape from the archives of 31 years back – and what better way to usher in the 81st Sturgis Motorcycle Rally than to revive the …

If you’re anything like me, you spend the occasional Saturday morning curled up on the couch, nursing a hefty dose of caffeine while nibbling at last night’s cheat meal leftovers (we know, it’s a bad habit we’re working on).  Amidst the weekend errands, a favorite pastime is scanning the wide web for new gadgets – …