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Two Models are Featured The new James Bond trailer recently dropped and there are Triumph motorcycles in the film. Two different models. There’s the all-new Tiger 900 and the Scrambler 1200 XE. In the film cars and motorcycles play a prominent role. There are the usual Aston Martin vehicles, but there’s also the Triumph rides. …

Small Upgrades For The 2020 Honda Gold Wing Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Honda’s flagship touring motorcycle returns for 2020 with a small package of new updates to guarantee you a comfortable cruise, whether you’re riding for 20 miles or 200. The GL1800 Gold Wing is undoubtedly one of Honda’s most popular …

Another Awesome Adventure Bike The 2020 Triumph Tiger 900 is, in fact, six different motorcycles. There’s the Tiger 900, Tiger 900 GT, Tiger 900 GT Low, Tiger 900 GT Pro, Tiger 900 Rally, and Tiger 900 Rally Pro. Basically, the company has a variation for every little sub-segment of the adventure touring market. The GT …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The V85 TT Continues to Excite Moto Guzzi’s V85 TT took the world by storm last year. It’s one of the most important motorcycles that the company has put out in the last several years. That’s why Piaggio wanted to keep the good times rolling. The company showed off a new V85 TT Travel at …

Compact and Sharp The RS 660 was rumored and spotted and teased before its debut at EICMA. Now the bike has been revealed and it is as sexy as I imagined it would be. The bike looks like a shrunken down version of Aprilia’s other fancy sportbikes. The bike is designed for aerodynamic stability and …

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 …

Missing No More Kawasaki released its lineup for 2020 and the Ninja 1000 was missing from it. Now it isn’t. The company unveiled a new Ninja 1000SX. The bike has been mostly reworked to provide riders with an even better experience on two wheels. The addition of this bike fills a hole in the Kawasaki …

A V-Strom at EICMA The 2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050 burst onto the scene at EICMA. The bike gets plenty of new equipment and a bigger engine. This should make it even more of a formidable force in its segment. The first thing you’ll notice is that the bike looks different. It has a rectangular headlight …

There’s a Lot to Love Honda decided to reveal several new bikes at EICMA this year. The headliner for the Honda reveal is definitely the 2020 CBR1000RR-R Fireblade. However, the company also revealed several new models, including the CB1000R, an updated Rebel 500 and new SH125i and SH125i scooters. Here’s a closer look at all …

Some Cool New Models, Some Old Cool Models Yamaha has recently updated its lineup for 2020. The company offered up a virtual event for the press and will be showcasing its new lineup at EICMA. There will be an exhibit in Milan starting on Thursday for people to see all of the motorcycles in person. …

Detuned and Less Expensive MV Agusta has been in the news quite a lot in the last several months, thanks to some special bikes, and now its new Rosso line of motorcycles. The Rosso line is a more affordable, detuned version of its standard lineup. There’s the Brutale 800 Rosso, Dragster 800 Rosso, and the …

The First Bike of Many? I’ve reported before on the fact that Triumph and Bajaj will work together on some smaller displacement models. The companies will team up to make motorcycles between 400cc and 800cc in displacement. According to new information, the first bike that could come from this partnership could be the Avenger 400.  …

Working Out, Motorcycles, Lions Aprilia’s RS 660 will be a cool bike. I’ve written about how the motorcycle has been spotted and the hype surrounding it. The company recently released a teaser for the bike, and it’s kind of an oddball. If you replaced the product with a fancy perfume or workout brand’s athletic wear, …

How Many Rs Can Honda Fit Into This Name I’m going to pretend the end of the name CBR1000RR-R is supposed to be pronounced like a stuttering pirate. In all seriousness, though, Honda appears to have submitted the name to the European trademark authorities. It’s currently under review. RideApart suggests that this could be what …

Restoring Mini Hondas with Museum-Level Attention to Detail There are the kind of minibikes that I race in the Pullstart Racing League—mashed-together ugly things that remind you of what a punk rock band would look like if it took minibike form—and then there are the little bikes that Tracy Schooler and his wife Kellie restore …

Indian’s Bagger Is Ready for Action If you were excited by the fact that Indian has a new engine and a new fixed fairing bagger model, then you’ll be even more pumped to learn that the company has just released the model. The bike is now up on the Indian website, and you can see …

Power Doesn’t Come Cheap The Triumph Rocket 3 is one of the more highly anticipated motorcycles of 2020. The bike has the largest engine put in a production motorcycle at 2,500cc. The bike makes a whopping 165 hp and 163 lb-ft of torque. While much of the bike’s info was previously disclosed publicly, the price …

The Motard and Desert X There’s a lot to love from Ducati for 2020. The company has a new Panigale V2, a new version of the Multistrada, and the new Streetfighter coming. It may also have some cool new off-road bikes in the future. At a recent 2020 lineup announcement, the CEO Claudio Domenicali talked …

The Best Touring Machine in the World? Many Think So Honda isn’t resting on its laurels with the Honda Gold Wing. The company has continued to innovate with the machine. For the 2020 model year, Honda focused on low-speed maneuverability with the Gold Wing. It refined the fuel injection and DCT systems so that they …

A Bike Packed With Creature Comforts So, no Multistrada V4 for 2020. That’s too bad. However, Ducati isn’t letting 2020 start without putting out a new version of the Multistrada. The company has crafted what is possibly the ultimate touring machine. It calls it the Multistrada 1260 S Grand Tour. It comes with a long, …

A New 1000 ‘Strom Is Needed The last time the V-Strom 1000 was updated was 2014, so it’s in need of a refresh, and a recent teaser from Suzuki would suggest that we’ll get to see that bike at the upcoming EICMA show. The teaser is pretty obscure, but the good folks at RideApart seem …

Could This Be the Most Powerful 250cc Motorcycle? I’ve reported on the fact that Kawasaki seemed to be working on a four-cylinder 250cc Ninja. Well, now that is known to be true. The company unveiled the motorcycle at the Tokyo Motor Show. The bike takes the small Ninja sportbike to whole new levels by offering …

Superbike DNA in a Streetfighter The Ducati Streetfighter V4 is a huge motorcycle for the company. While some folks are excited about the Panigale V2 motorcycle that also debuted, the big one for the Italian company is the Streetfighter V4. The bike is based on the Panigale V4 superbike but this bike is focused on …

V2 Sounds Sexier Than V-Twin Ducati sought to rival the Tokyo Motor Show with its own show revealing a couple of new models. One of them is the hotly anticipated Panigale V2. That bike comes with an all-new engine, an engine many were calling half a V4. It’s a V-twin but Ducati calls it the …