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F900R and F900XR Get Mivv Pipe Support Buying a new bike always comes with the unfortunate tradeoff of having a smaller selection of aftermarket parts to choose from than a bike that has had a few years of aftermarket support. If you bought a 2020 BMW F900R or F900XR you very well could be having …

The Smart Helmets Are Coming At WBW, we have talked about the upcoming Forcite MK1 smart helmet for quite some time now and I’m pleased to inform our readers that the helmet is finally being shipped for early-access buyers. Only 1000 units were planned on being manufactured for the first run, so for the lucky …

More Car Safety Tech Makes Its Way To Motorcycles If you’ve driven a newer luxury car in the after the sun has set you may have noticed headlights that turn with the car to highlight potential obstacles on a curve. With so much new tech coming to motorcycles, it’s easy to beg the question, “Why …

A Third Brother For The 890 ADV Lineup Following the unveiling of KTM’s 2021 890 Aventure R and Rally versions, we’re blessed with third and final addition to the 890 Adventure lineup today with an iteration more catered to street riding. With a road-ready version of the 890 adventure here to add to the ever-growing …

Motorcycle riders will more often than not pay premiums for any products that may provide additional layers of safety to your trip. In a day and age where we have smart helmets, com systems, heated gear, lean angle identification devices; why not add another product of the list of “things to buy to keep me …

How Low Can You Go? An easy way to spot the difference between an inexperienced motorcycle rider and someone with a much higher skill level is to study how they take their corners. You can usually notice right off the bat when someone has more faith in their rubber, and as a result, has far …

40-Mile Range for $2000 If you find yourself living in a tight and congested city, then an EV moped is probably your best option for getting around town (as long as your snow season isn’t long). With EV mopeds being capable of hitting speeds of up to 100kph, it’s hard to justify shelling out a …

Benelli has been putting in a fair amount of work lately ensuring their North American customers have good access to their new models of motorcycles. Following their TRK502 and TRK502X announcement earlier, we’re pleased to see that the brand has just launched the Leoncino 500 for the market here in the USA. This motorcycle is …

‘Anywhere Boots’ for Your ‘Anywhere Motorcycle’ Have you ever wore ski boots and had to walk into the lodge after a long morning to skiing to get lunch? Clunking around, minimal ankle movement etc; that’s what it feels like when wearing dirt biking boots. Adventure riders are going to need adventure answers for their adventure …

Earlier last week I broke the news to our readers regarding Alpinestars releasing their new limited edition Haga Supertech R boots, designed after Noriyuki Haga, a legendary Japanese motorcycle racer active in the early 2000s. Following suit, the company used this year’s French MotoGP to unveil their new addition to the lineup of existing Supertech …

Tire Warming Blankets but for Your Legs From the guys that bring you tire warmers to keep your wheel compound soft for a chilly day at the track, Capit has delivered a new product to keep our legs warm (and soft…?): the WarmMe Leg Heater. The legs aren’t quite like pants or chaps. They’re individual …

105 Liters Between Three Bags This new 35 liter saddle bag from Kappa is a beautiful alternative for riders looking to complete their long-distance riding set-up with a quality product built to last. For the last 60 years, Kappa has been seeking to remedy riders’ needs for safe, secure, and high-quality bags for us to …

Red White and Blue is Back For Your 2021 Go-Anywhere Motorcycle. Ah yes, finally; the only color I would ever buy an Africa Twin in is coming back for the 2021 release. The legendary white with red and blue accents has been catching my eye since I first stepped into a Honda dealership in 2016 …

Heated Gloves, or Heated Grips? Hmmm… Keis has introduced a new competitor to the playing field when it comes to keeping warm towards the end of the riding season. Their new G701 heated gloves provide battery-powered heat to your hands when riding or shoveling the sidewalk.  These gloves are designed with one primary objective – …

Bigger is Better Crank the most performance possible out of your Milwaukee Eight crate engine with new Harey-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle engine upgrade parts. This is a huge release of parts from the guys over at the H-D factory, with both stage III and stage IV kits to select from to bring your H-D motorcycle to …

Porsche 911 of the Motorcycle World DS motorcycles (AKA Dragons Motorcycles) is a custom motorcycle builder that brings cafe-racer stylings to large-displacement touring bikes such as the Honda Goldwing and BMW K1100. Earlier this month they debuted the Honda GL1000 Goldwing build they created.  The motorcycle features a 1500cc 6 cylinder boxer engine from a …

Biker-Builder ‘Bad Winners’ Disrupts Yamaha’s Yard Built Contest Yamaha chose the XSR700 for this year’s ‘Yard Built Contest’; a contest that has been spitting out radical and elegant custom motorcycles since 2014. Already having a vintage heritage styling with the Yamaha XSR700, you know designers will be keen to provide builds similar to the ones …

“I Think I Forgot Where I Parked My Spaceship” We’re back with more news regarding the triple-threat in new helmet technology; the SHARK EVOJET is finally available for UK riders to purchase at their nearest dealer. The EVOJET – for those who haven’t seen our previous article about it – is a modular helmet boasting …

Slim Feel for Fast Off-Road Bikes If you ride motocross or dual sport bikes, you’d be the first to know how quickly you can shred through a set of grips from leaning the bike over into dirt in the frequent event you end up tipping over sideways. Having your handlebars dig into the dirt will …

Gear Up, Rossi Italians have a knack for making expensive high-quality stuff. I like to see Dainese as the Ducati of the gear world. Not only do they manufacture quality gear for consumers like you and me, but these products are backed by their experience in MotoGP among other race series. Just bought an R1 …

Piaggio Gets Its Emissions Game On Aprilia and Vespa sell a lot of scooters, so the companies, which are both under the Piaggio umbrella, needed to keep up with emissions standards. Both Aprilia nad Vespa launched BS6-Compliant 125cc scooters to keep their vehicles out there as options for buyers. Between the two companies, three new …

Get the Help You Need After a Crash The French startup Kosmos Smart Helmets (KSH) is manufacturing helmets that will call for help in the event of an accident. The helmet pairs to a smartphone via Bluetooth. Then once it detects a crash, the helmet will ask if the rider can make the emergency call …

Retro Styled We’ve been pretty impressed with the last few Nexx helmets we’ve reviewed, so it’s cool to see the company come out with a new lid. This one is called the X.G10 Saloon Jet Helmet and it offers unique retro styling with some modern flair. Nexx previously sold the NEXX X.G10 helmet, but this …

A New Distributor Could Mean a New Era for MV Agusta In the past, MV Agusta has used the distribution partner Kinetic to get its bikes distributed in India. Recently, there have been rumors that the companies would break ties. In a new video, the CEO of MV Agusta Timur Sardarov confirmed these rumors while answering …

Is Version 3.0 The Charm For Mosko Moto’s Reckless Revolver Luggage? Last month Mosko Moto (a White Salmon, Washington based company) announced the immediate availability of a new Reckless 80 Liter, V3.0 Revolver Luggage system.  This is the third iteration of their popular flagship rack-less luggage systems, and the V3.0 Revolver is touted as the …

A little while ago I got an email from Twisted Throttle saying they were accepting applications for 2020 brand ambassadors. Needless to say, I applied almost immediately because who wouldn’t want to have access to the awesome collection of aftermarket accessories sold by Twisted Throttle?! In case you’ve never heard of TT, have a click …

It’s Finally Here BMW revealed the R 18 today, and the bike is no joke. The motorcycle looks almost as good as the concepts did. The BMW R18 is the company’s first motorcycle with its new 1,800cc boxer twin-engine. BMW did a virtual reveal of the bike and streamed it on YouTube. I’ve included the …

A Great-Looking Motorcycle Honda held a virtual motorcycle show, giving people a look at its lineup and some future bikes for the brand. One of the motorcycles it showcased was the Honda CB-F Concept motorcycle. The bike was planned to be revealed at the 38th Osaka Motorcycle Show, but that was canceled due to the …

RE Back to Winning Royal Enfield saw sales slip for 36 consecutive months, but the numbers for February put the company back in the green. The real question is if the company can keep this positive momentum rolling as 2020 continues. I reported the other day that India’s motorcycle market was down again overall. However, …

Will This Become More Common? On Saturday, February 29, Southern California Motorcycles will open a pedal-assist bicycle store. Partnering with Giant, Liv, and Momentum, this store will offer bicycles with electric power. There’s a point between electric motorcycles and electric bicycles that’s a bit of a gray area. This gray area exists for customers as …

Big in Size, Accessorize Suzuki’s V-Strom 1050 will arrive in showrooms this year. When they do, you’ll have three new accessory packs to choose from. The accessory packs are focused on three different types of riding: city riding, touring, and adventuring. The packs are called Explore, Tour, and City. You should be able to tell …

Forget That $30,000 Price Tag One of the biggest complaints with the Harley-Davidson LiveWire is its high $30,000 price tag. If you don’t have $30k to burn what do you do? Well, now you can rent a LiveWire to experience the future of Harley-Davidson. The motorcycle rental service Twisted Road has two Live Wires available …

It’s Possible The Yamaha Ténéré 700 is a bike that’s not yet available in the U.S. but people are seriously pumped for it. The motorcycle retails for under $10,000 and it’s a good adventure bike by most accounts. However, some folks don’t feel it’s as extreme as it should be. Well, it now seems that …

A Tesla Two-Wheeled Off-Roader Recently, Tesla showed off its new Cybertruck. It caused quite a stir. A small part of the Cybertruck presentation was a Tesla four-wheeler ATV. It was announced recently that the four-wheeler would enter production at some point in the future. Even more recently, Elon Musk, Tesla’s CEO floated the idea of …

This Is the First-Ever of its Kind Awarded Arai has made history by winning the Fedreation Internaitonale de Motocyclisme’s (FIM) first-ever Nicolas Rodeil del Valle gold medal for safety. The award has been given before for “two-wheel racing activities and management of business,” but it has never been awarded for safety equipment to a gear …

For wBW, This is the Hardest Time of Year For most wBWers, the snow is flying and the bikes are parked. It’s my annual pavement purgatory, and it will be many months before the warm weather gets me back on two wheels. Boo. I heard this rumor, though, of places where people can ride their bikes …

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 …

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, …

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 …