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#TeamGreen The Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS is a sport touring bike that I was wanting to review for a while. I like the aggressive styling of the bike and after sitting on it in the showroom, I know I wanted to take this Motorcycle for a test drive. I really like the way the bike …

I Love It! I admit freely to generally liking all Honda motorcycles. Not that I won’t criticize shortcomings on them, but overall I just like the cut of their jib. They build bikes that make the rider feel more confident in their ability. They focus on imbuing their bikes with user friendly torque curves and power …

The 2018 Motorcycle of The Year This review made possible through the help of Blackfoot Motosports in Calgary, Alberta and Kawasaki Canada. After 7500 miles of asphalt with some gravel and dirt thrown in how did the new for 2018 Kawasaki H2SX SE Sport Tourer perform?  In a word, flawlessly. No, that’s insufficient praise for …

#welovemonster When it comes to Naked Sport Bikes, it’s undeniable that the Ducati Monster is one of the most iconic machines on the market and has been for the last 25 years. It has a look and sound that is undeniably “Ducati”. From the first introduction of the Monster in Cologne back in 1992 to …

I remember as a kid, my friends and I would always be “tinkering” with our BMZ bikes. Taking things off, putting things on, getting it just right… Then came motocross, the same thing would happen… Change this, change that, all in the interest of getting what you wanted. I remember installing a CR80 front end …

2018 Harley Davidson Softail Fat Bob 114 Review It’s a very brisk 35 degree Fahrenheit September morning here in Calgary, Alberta but I’m on my way to meet a very hot date. Ripping down the highway on my ZX-6 Kawasaki Ninja all I can think about is the even hotter little rocket waiting for me down …

This is by no means a comprehensive list of motorcycle clubs — it’s just a selection of some of our favorite sites. See the wBW Triumph Page, BMW Page, Ducati Page or Moto Guzzi Page for more interesting sites and club listings Motorcycle Club News:  Ducati announces new worldwide website for Ducati clubs worldwide Motorcycle Interest Sites and Motorcycle Clubs: The 59 Club is one …

1968 ½ Royal Enfield Interceptor “Custovation” How We Met Sometimes bikes find owners when they meet on the showroom floor. Sometimes they meet in a dimly lit garage with an odor of oil and gasoline in the air. This Rockers life story has none of that. It’s about patience and determination that lead to its …

Diagnosis: MBS (Multiple Bike Syndrome) Chances are pretty slim you’ll find any articles about Multiple Bike Syndrome in the AMA magazine. That’s the Journal of the American Medical Association, by the way! But there’s another AMA journal where you can read about MBS: the one that’s published by the American Motorcycle Association. Some of us …

Motorcycle Theft Statistics and Prevention The purpose of this page to become a directory of links to information, data and statistics regarding motorcycle theft. We’re especially interested in listing information regarding motorcycle theft statistics for the U.S.A. Unfortunately, data on motorcycle theft is difficult to find. If you know of links to resources about motorcycle …

A Bultaco Metralla at Speed, Circa 1968 Huge page of Bultaco Metralla information, photos and more (Thanks to George D.!) I don’t know where this photo came from — if it’s yours, let me know! Other WebBikeWorld Motorcycle Brands Posts

Here are photos and specifications for the upcoming KTM 950 Supermoto V-twin! Photos and text are courtesy of KTM Motorcycles. KTM claims around 425 pounds wet (minus fuel) for this motorcycle.  The engine is based on the very proven 950 Adventurer system and is claimed to have somewhere around 118 bhp. See also the wBW information page on …

Motorcycle Museums of the World Motorcycle Museums & History, U.S.A. Allen Vintage Motorcycle Museum is a private museum specializing in classic racing and touring motorcycles. Includes a virtual tour and bike photos. The AMA Motorcycle Museum. American Historic Racing Motorcycle Association sanctions vintage racing events. Antique Motorcycle Club of America has a display in Hershey, Pennsylvania. Barber Motorsports Museum has …

Motorcycle Articles, Specifications, Photos and Information Welcome to our portfolio of webBikeWorld.com motorcycle reviews and ride reports! The links below are listed in order of the date of publication, from newest to oldest. The full motorcycle reviews and introductions are listed first, with more below. Information about submitting content for publication on webBikeWorld can be …

Moto Guzzi Breva V 1100 (All photos courtesy Moto Guzzi USA) “A new generation of touring bikes is here from Moto Guzzi. The Breva V 1100 is a completely redesigned 90º V-Twin with a new, larger alternator positioned between the cylinder heads, new oil sump design, and lighter pistons to reduce crankcase inertia and reduce vibration. …

Moto Guzzi Breva 750 Here’s a photo of the new Moto Guzzi Breva 750 (below)!  A new era for Moto Guzzi, who are moving into a slightly different market with this bike.  I took this photo at the 2003 Cycle World Motorcycle Show at the Dulles Expo Center in northern Virginia in March of 2003.  …

More:  Home  |  Moto Guzzi Page  |  Larry Hubbard’s Ghezzi-Brian Supertwin 1100  |  Ghezzi-Brian Race Team The Mondial Piega – photographs sent to webBikeWorld from Larry Hubbard:   Larry writes: “This might be of interest to you. What we have here is the only Mondial Piega in the USA shown here in the Ghezzi&Brian garage pits at Daytona Speedway. Carbon Dreams bodywork, …

Back to the Moto Guzzi Page  |  Ghezzi-Brian Race Team What a motorcycle!  Here’s Larry Hubbard’s beautiful theme on the Moto Guzzi: a Ghezzi-Brian Supertwin 1100 motorcycle in all its glory!  Larry writes: “I personally own the first Supertwin the importer brought in and these are my thoughts on it.  The first thing you notice is quality of components, high end …

More:  2008 Moto Guzzi Griso 8V photos and specifications  |  See the wBW Moto Guzzi Griso review! The Griso was first listed in the 2004 Moto Guzzi product catalog in the “Supersport” category, along with the MGS-01 Corsa and Serie. The Griso is somewhat hard to categorize; it’s sort of a cross between a cruiser (“techno cruiser) and …

Kawasaki Versys Specifications The Kawasaki Versys Story Part 1: Kawasaki Versys Introduction and Review Part 2: Luggage and Accessories Part 3: Windscreen Part 4: Accessories for the Versys Part 5: New Tires for the Versys Part 6: Oxford HotGrips on the Versys Gear: Zeta Handguards and XC Deflector Kit Gear: FAMSA 260 Tank Bag & Pannier Set Versys Specs: Kawasaki Versys Info and Specs …

Ducati Monster by Peg Pérego Ducati motorcycle for children aged 3 and up. Peg Pérego, in close cooperation with Ducati, has reproduced a faithful scale model of one of Ducati’s most successful motorcycles, the Ducati Monster. Peg Pérego is somewhat familiar in the U.S.A. as a maker of carriages. The company was started in Italy with …

Ducati Sport Classics Technical Specifications DUCATI PAUL SMART L.E. 1000 Engine Type L-twin cylinder, 2 valves per cylinder Desmodromic, air cooled Displacement 992 cc Bore x Stroke  94 x 71.5 mm Compression Ratio 10:1 Power 67.7 KW – 92 HP @ 8000 rpm Torque 91.1 Nm – 9.3 Kgm @ 6000 rpm Fuel injection Marelli …

Ducati SportClassics Technical Features Chassis The SportClassic models all take advantage of the signature Ducati ALS 450 steel tubular trellis frame, specifically engineered to give the bikes precise and confident handling. The frame’s high torsional rigidity ensures gratifying, sure-footed road manners even when pushed to the limit. This trellis frame is used on all Ducati …

Ducati Multistrada Specifications The Multistrada – Chassis and Running Gear      Frame     The Multistrada utilizes the signature Ducati Trellis frame. It’s strong and light thanks to its ingenious trellis design using welded ALS 450 tubing. The mitered and welded tubing gains it’s rigidity from triangulation and material integrity, not volume as is the case with the …

Ducati Multistrada Engine, Chassis & Transmission Specifications Motore – Engine Tipo / Type L-twin cylinder, 2 valve Desmodromic, air cooled Cilindrata / Displacement 992 cc Alesaggio x Corsa / Bore  x stroke 94 x 71,5 mm Rapporto di compressione / Compression Ratio 10:1 Potenza / Power 62 kW – 84 HP @ 8000 rpm Coppia …

2015 Ducati Diavel Information and Specifications We first reported on the introduction of the Ducati Diavel during the live event from the 2010 EICMA show in Milan, Italy. The 2015 Diavel sport cruiser is a modest update to the original design. Ducati said that the engine and exhaust system is new, designed to provide a somewhat more refined experience …

Ducati Announces the Sport 1000 Biposto In the 1970s, the most sports-oriented motorcyclists used to modify their road bikes according to what they saw on the track, including clip-ons handlebars, rear set footrests and aggressive colours. The aim was not just to make your bike look better but to enhance its performance too. And that’s …

Ducati Announces the Sport 1000S Following the 1970s trend for uncompromising individualism and enhanced performance, Ducati introduces the Sport 1000 S with a classic aerodynamic upper fairing which takes its styling cues directly from the “Race” models of the era. More Sportclassics on wBW:  Paul Smart 1000  |  GT 1000  |  GT1000 Blog and Maintenance  |  Sportclassic Parts and Accessoriess  …

Ducati Announces Paul Smart LE (Limited Edition): Only 2,000 examples to be made (see below). More:  Paul Smart 1000  |  GT 1000  |  Sport 1000  |  Concept Bikes Home More:  Here’s a photo and story of the original1972 Ducati motorcycle as ridden by Paul Smart at Imola. Photos and text courtesy of Ducati Motor S.p.A. More:  Sport Classics Nearly Ready!  |  Ducati to …

In the run-up to the presentation of its complete Model Year 2006 range at EICMA in Milan from 15 to 20 November, Ducati chose the prestigious Motorcycle and Scooter Show in Birmingham (UK) to preview two of its new models due out next year. The first is an exclusive version of the 999R, in the …

Ducati “Black Dogo” Mon Ennio Capasa has designed the most powerful custom Monster ever, based on the Ducati S4RS. Taking his inspiration from the American dirt-track bikes of the 1970s and 80s and their spectacular performance in rough conditions, Capasa has designed a completely unique motorcycle beast. Assisted by Simone Falcetta, a design specialist, and …

Ducati Announces the 848 Superbike! The Ducati Superbike family for 2008 features two important changes: the introduction of the light and nimble 848 and for all those who demand the maximum performance, the 1098 R that will take part in the 2008 World Superbike Championship. The priority in every step of the new Ducati Superbike development has …

Moto Guzzi released information on the new 940 Custom motorcycle line at the November 2006 EICMA show in Milan.  Following is some of the detail and technical information translated and edited from the (rather prosaic) Moto Guzzi press release. 940 Custom The Italian street roadster.  The 940 Custom symbolizes freedom, technology and Italian elegance just …

Moto Guzzi North America will be offering 50 MGS-01 “Corsa” track ready motorcycles to the US market later this year.  A street or “Series” version is expected to follow in the 3rd quarter of 2004. The MGS-01 Corsa comes to life from the imagination of the famous Moto Guzzi Style Laboratory. In early 2002, with …

Moto Mag sent us these photos of a Moto Guzzi; supposedly the V11 GT prototype.  I had originally thought it might be a prototype of a water cooled sport-tourer, but sources tell me it’s air cooled.These photos were taken several years ago, but the design still looks great today.  Will it ever be built? Who knows…!  …

Ducati Announces New Monster S4Rs NEW!  2008 Ducati Monster S4RS Tricolore photos below! The Monster S4Rs is a bike without compromise, a true superbike in every way.  Only the full fairing has been removed.  Nothing else has been sacrificed. All the legendary Superbike power and character of the potent desmodromic Testastretta engine remains.  The new, …

With the arrival of the new Nevada Classic 750 i.e., Moto Guzzi becomes one of the few motorcycle manufacturers in the world to boast entire range equipped with electronic fuel injection and catalyzed exhausts with Lambda oxygen sensor emission control.  Every model in Moto Guzzi’s 2004 range fully complies with Euro 2 standards. The Nevada …

Ducati Announces the Monster 696! The new Ducati Monster 696 represents the next generation and what Ducati calls “the final word in urban excitement”.  The Monster 696 looks like it would be fun either on your favorite downtown routes or unleashed, where it should deliver more performance than ever before. Design Refined style and design …

The Moto Guzzi MGS-01 Serie is the 1000cc street legal version of the MGS-01 Corsa.  Specifications below. MGS-01 Serie Technical Specifications Engine Type Air Cooled, 4 Stroke 90º V-Twin Displacement 992  cc Maximum Power 102 hp @ 8400 rpm Maximum Torque 65 ft lbs @ 7800 rpm Valves Overhead Camshaft – 4 Valves Per Cylinder with Positive Drive …

Passing the Torch From Grandfather to Grandson It was Fall of 2003 at the Tokyo Motor Show and Ducati announced its plans to introduce theSportClassic line of L-Twins. “Motorcycles that capture the essential beauty, timeless style and emotion of the original Ducati sport bikes of the 1970’s.” read the press release. “Even though they reflect the …