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Up to 40 Percent Off With the holiday shopping in full swing these days, you should either let the people who will be giving you gifts know what you want or be shopping for others or yourself. While you can wait until Black Friday, you’ll notice that there are already some amazing sales going on …

It Looks Fantastic Triumph will reveal a new Tiger 900 in December, which is right around the corner. Before the company does, though, it’s letting a lot of really good images of the bike slip out into the world. The publication MoreBikes published several new images of the bike, many of which appear to be …

The Funky Trike Gets Upgrades I’m not one to really consider the Polaris Slingshot as a motorcycle, but the trike often gets lumped in with its much different two-wheeled counterparts. With that said, though, it is an important and interesting vehicle, and now it seems Polaris is going to update the engine and transmission. Motorcycle.com …

The dust has settled and the 2019 story of the annual motorcycle extravaganza known as EICMA has arrived. Home Sweet Home I find myself back in snow-covered Alberta, Canada after enduring 12 hours of travel time on the journey home. I’m plopped down in front of my keyboard now, pouring over the vast collection of …

Introduction For many years now I have employed “ATGATT” when I ride. In my case, especially when commuting, this means I am wearing over-pants or other riding pants that will fit over work clothes. Being roomy enough to handle this situation means that the armor in these pants might not be held securely enough to …

There are 12 Stages The Dakar Rally is one of the toughest and most insane races in the whole world. However, lately, the race has had a hard time finding a home. Last year, we reported that the race would go to Saudi Arabia. I had mixed feelings about this choice for several reasons. But …

Nothing Like a Superfast Norton Fresh off the news that Norton Motorcycles has a new mystery investor, the company has now revealed a new motorcycle. The Superlight SS with a new frame and a more powerful engine. The bike gets a supercharged engine and should be super fast.  Norton’s Superlight SS is a standard Superlight …

It’s Just a Concept, Though The Spanish automaker SEAT has now created an electric scooter. The bike was unveiled at EICMA, and I just had a chance to really take a look at it. The bike is called the e-Scooter Concept, and it’s one part of the car company’s urban mobility plan.  SEAT has a …

What Will This Mean for the Company? Norton is a well-known name in the motorcycling world. Recently the company was poised to turn to crowdfunding for investors so that it could expand its operations and do some cool things in the future. The company wanted investors and saw crowdfunding as a way to get them, …

The End of an Era? Royal Enfield has been known for its 500cc engines for a while. The new 650 twin that’s in the company’s newest bikes is a departure from the company’s standard. However, it now seems that the company could kill its 500cc engine due to emissions.  According to Live Mint, the company …

An Innovative Open Face Lid Shoei has a new open face helmet with a flip-up face shield called the J-Cruise II. This design takes what Shoei did with the regular J-Cruise that has been out for years now to a new level. The helmet combines the unique helmet’s configuration with luxury features and materials.  The …

Off-road Protection in a Boot that’s Comfortable Anywhere At least that’s what Sidi is going for with the Adventure 2 Gore-Tex Mid Boots. The company wanted to make a boot that’s suitable for off-road and adventure riders who spend a little time off the bike, too. These boots are designed to be comfy both when …

Get a Stylish Full-Face Lid From Santa The holidays are a time for indulgence and a time for gift giving. This can mean different things to different people. It terms of indulgence, it can mean getting yourself the things you’ve been thinking about getting all year long. In terms of gift-giving, it can mean making …

A Scooter You Really Want Most motorcycle guys in the U.S. kind of look down their noses at scooters. I’m not one of them. I love the things. Every one of them from the cheapest 50cc Chinese-made hunk of junk to the beautiful pieces of art from Vespa. Anyway, I think there’s one scooter that …

All New Stuff? Yep The company Wolfman Luggage must have decided it needed to kill it in 2020. The company has refreshed and modernized its entire lineup. It will be launching its new luggage line at the IMS Long Beach show on November 22 to 24. While it might sound crazy to redo the entire …

Giant Enters the Motorcycle World There are some blurred lines between electric bikes and electric motorcycles. Some of the electric bikes work like motorcycles. Twist the grip and go. Others require you to still pedal. Regardless, the e-bike market is an interesting one and something that will be more and more prevalent in the motorcycle …

Your First Glimpse of the New Tiger Rumors about a new Triumph Tiger 900 have swirled recently, and that had me thinking it would come soon. When I didn’t see it at EICMA, I thought maybe it would be next year, but I was wrong. The company let it be known in a teaser video …

The Future? The JetPack Aviation (JPA) Speeder has surfaced in the news before. It seemed like a pipedream, an odd idea that would never get off the ground, pun intended. However, it hasn’t gone away and in fact, has taken the next steps towards being a real thing you could own and fly around on.  …

A Connected Electric Motorcycle The Ultraviolette F77 from India has been officially unveiled. The company has teased the bike a couple of times, and I covered the bike a while back. The teasers looked wonderful. Now the company has a real-deal motorcycle and it, too, looks pretty good, though not as good as the teaser.  …

These Are The Ones We’ve Got Our Eyes On There were many, many bikes at EICMA that caught my eye. While I can’t speak for Jim and the other wonderful contributors to Web Bike World, I will say that I think the following bikes are the ones that will speak to us the most. They’re …

A Killer-Looking Electric Cafe Racer Savic Motorcycles is based in Australia, and I don’t know if they’re plans for the company to come to the U.S. but I hope so. It has one of the coolest electric motorcycles I’ve seen yet. I’m a sucker for cafe racer styling and this bike does a good job …

From Dorky to Dirt-Slinging Cool, Maybe We all know about the Segway. It’s the dorky thing that the mall cops zoom around on. It is the ultimate uncool way to get from one place to another. Dirt bikes, on the other hand, are really cool, and now it seems that Segway will release a couple …

These are the Ones You Shouldn’t Overlook With Jim no longer at EICMA, I thought it best to do a roundup of the best sportbikes out there. The following motorcycles are the ones that stood out the most to me. There are tons more of noteworthy motorcycles from the show, and I encourage you to …

Impressive and Interesting to Look at Sometimes weird electric bikes aren’t very handsome, like is the case with Cake’s motorcycles. Sometimes they’re downright sci-fi gorgeous. This is the case with BST’s Hypertek electric motorcycle. Despite being as stripped down as possible, the bike is still rather nice to look at. It’s odd, yes, but still …

New Killer Boots from Sidi Sidi wanted to create a booth that was lighter in the upper but still offered some serious ankle protection and replaceable parts. What the company came up with is the Sidi Atojo SR. These boots feature a dual ankle hinge with one hinge above the ankle and one below. The …

Up to 56 Percent Off The holiday shopping season is officially here. My wife has been out getting all sorts of things for the people in our lives. One thing she has yet to do is buy motorcycle gear for me and the other bikers we’ll be getting gear for. Now might be a good …

This Is a Real Teaser Kymco is a company that makes fine products but they’re not the first one I’d point to in terms of innovative technology. That might be changing. The company recently dropped a teaser of its new electric motorcycle. Well, it’s a concept, but the thing looks pretty close to being done. …

Working on Electric Bikes Since the Early 2000s Kawasaki several very good bikes showcased at EICMA. The company certainly hasn’t left ICE motorcycles behinds, but a new video put out by the company suggests that its future will be electric. The bike in the video is called the EV Project, and Kawasaki has been working …

The Luggage Looks Pretty Great, Too Shad’s new Terra luggage is designed to be ready for just about anything. These aluminum hard side cases and a top case offer some seriously good-sized options for adventure riders. Our contributor Bruce Cole tipped me off to these today, and he was able to get me some good …

If you’ve got $75 burning a hole in your pocket, and you’re tired of wearing “regular” backpacks to cart your laptop around while you’re riding, it’s hard not to look at this affordable backpack from Viking Bags and not feel tempted. After all, the spec sheet showcases all the right stuff: a lightweight bag (just …

Stylish and Well-Equipped At EICMA, Benelli decided to unveil the Leoncino 800. It takes what the company has done with its 500s and brought it to a larger machine. Benelli will make a regular and a Trail version of the model and both are good looking bikes. The Leoncino doesn’t rewrite any of the rules, …

A Modular Design with So Many Uses Cake has a new bike. I actually got to ride the Cake Kalk at AIMExpo this year, and at that show one of the PR folks there shared that the Ösa would be coming at a later date. He didn’t give me too much info and what he …

Mean-Looking, Ground-Shredding, & Long-Lasting Tires: The Great Debate If you want to lose friends and start arguments on social media the quickest way to do it is to ask: “What tires should I run on my motorcycle?” A close second would be asking about engine oil. The verbal bloodbath that inevitably will follow can cause …

Ready for Customers With all of the news coming out of Italy at EICMA, we didn’t want to overlook the other things that are going on in the industry. One of the companies that has caught my eye recently is Zapp Scooter. It’s an electric scooter company that has a unique i300 electric scooter. It …

A New Sport Touring Machine? Honda is not devoid of sport-touring motorcycles, but the company doesn’t really have a bike like the CB4X Concept that it showed off at EICMA. The motorcycle looks a lot like the NC750X and the VFR1200X, but less adventure-y than those bikes. There’s a pretty good chance the motorcycle could …

Impressive Range, Good-Looking Bike The Energica Eva Ribelle is the electric streetfighter you knew you always wanted but didn’t think you’d get. The bike just recently debuted. The bike looks fantastic for an electric motorcycle, shaking off any of the awkwardness that previous electric bikes have had. It’s also one of the most impressive motorcycles …

A Husky ADV? Yes. The rumors of a Husqvarna ADV bike were out there but there wasn’t much known. Now we know some things. Check out the Norden Concept, Husqvarna’s adventure bike. The motorcycle was revealed at EICMA 2019, and I have to say the bike is one of the more handsome ADV bikes out …

Duking and Adventuring We knew these bikes were coming. For the last several months we’ve reported on the fact that there were several new models in the works from KTM and now at EICMA 2019 the bikes break cover. There’s the 390 Adventure, the 890 Duke R, and the 1290 Super Duke R. Let’s take …

They’re Here Harley-Davidson revealed some new bikes at EICMA. They were the Pan America and the Bronx. Both motorcycles featured Harley’s new engine, and this all marks a serious turning point for the company. The engine comes in two different displacement sizes, but both engines are 60-degree V-twins.  The Pan America and the Bronx are …

Lots to Love from BMW BMW had a few jaw-dropping bikes ready for EICMA this year. The motorcycle company didn’t mess around showing up with some real surprises. Here is a look at the machines that you should be very excited about. Concept R18/2 I like big cylinders and I cannot lie, so when BMW …