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That’s No Surprise In a not-so-surprising turn of events, Husqvarna says that it will in fact put the Norden 901 Concept into production. It was just last month that Huskey debuted this concept bike and even then we knew it would likely go to production.  The motorcycle will be called the Norden 901 and become …

Carlin Dunne’s Lasting Legacy In June of this year, Carlin Dunne tragically died while racing in the Pikes Peak Hill Climb. Had he not, he would have set a new record for the fun on the Ducati Streetfighter V4 prototype. Ducati has focused on supporting a number of events for the foundation started in Dunne’s …

One of the Most Iconic Movie Scenes Ever Just to be clear, the video below doesn’t show the jump, but Martin did make it. That jump attempt will air on December 8. However, the video below does a good job of setting up the event by providing interviews with numerous people involved in the project …

Helmets, Riding Gear, Accessories, and More I know we just shared a bunch of the Black Friday deals out there, but Revzilla now is offering some killer Cyber Monday deals. Biltwell helmets are up to 40 percent off, Dainese gear is up to 35 percent off, accessories, in general, are up to 35 percent off, …

That Would be Insane The Tesi H2 from Bimota is being co-developed with Kawasaki. The bike broke cover at EIMCA. It’s a sharp-looking sportbike, and one of the most interesting of the show. Kawasaki is rumored to have bought Bimota, and this would be one of the first big projects that the brands have worked …

The Biggest Boxer Yet If the 1,800cc boxer twin that BMW has had in the works for a while interests you, and the concept bikes that the engine has been displayed on have gotten your blood pumping, then you’ll be happy to know that BMW has revealed specifics about the engine. The company has kept …

Introduction Gerbing has been producing heated gear for more than 40 years. They have two product lines, identified as 12V and 7V. The 12V line of products is aimed at Powersports, as they require the gear to be plugged into a 12-volt power source. The 7V line of products uses a rechargeable 7-volt lithium battery …

A Better ADV Bike The Royal Enfield Himalayan might still seem like a new bike to some, but it has actually been out for three years, according to RideApart. With that in mind, Royal Enfield will be making some improvements to the model. These improvements and updates are things that will address issues that customers …

The Little Trail Bike Could Come to Life Honda has been the unofficial arbiter of small trail bikes for a long time now. Well, honestly small-displacement bikes in general. Now the company is working towards bringing the CT125 Concept it showed off at the Tokyo Motor Show to market. Recently, the company filed trademark paperwork …

For the U.S. Only Aprilia has some new graphics for the RSV4 and Tuono that are exclusive to the U.S. market. These graphics packages will be available in seriously limited numbers, according to a recent press release. The company will make only 100 of the graphics each. The graphics will be shown at the Long …

Yes, Ducati, Bring Us the Superlight There were rumors floating around that Ducati was working on a Superleggera version of the Panigale V4, and now Claudio Domenicali has confirmed it. The CEO told Motorcycle News that the Superleggera version of the bike would be coming soon.  Specifically, he said: “There will be a special edition …

The Electrified Future Is Coming There was a rumor that Royal Enfield was working on an electric motorcycle. Nothing was ever confirmed but now the company’s CEO Vinod Dasari has said the company will have an electric model at some point in an interview with the Economic Times of India. While he has not given …

It Starts Under $10K The Yamaha Ténéré 700 has been teasing North American buyers now for some time, but pricing for the model is finally up now, and it looks pretty darn good. The model has a starting price of $9,999 before taxes and any relevant fees. The bike has been available in Europe for …

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. …