A Variety of Brands I try to keep an eye out for good deals each and every week, and this week there are some seriously good deals on motorcycle jackets in Revzilla’s weekly deal roundup. The deals range from 20 percent off to 50 percent off. That translates to somewhere between $46 and $180 off, …

Get Your Tiger in the Philippines With adventure touring motorcycles being such a dominant force in motorcycling, it’s no wonder that Triumph is launching the new Tiger 900 in the Philippines. The company will compete with all of the other bikes out there from manufacturers like BMW and Royal Enfield for the valuable market in …

Looking Fresh Kawasaki’s Ninja 400 is one of those bikes that everyone seems to agree is a fantastic motorcycle. Now Kawasaki is adding some color variations into its lineup. There are a total of 15 different liveries available in 2021.  Previously, the company only sold the Ninja 400 with a few color options. You had …

Race From the Comfort of Your Home Racing motorcycles can be expensive, and if you don’t have that kind of dough, then racing motorcycles in a video game could be the next best thing. The new Ride 4 video game trailer recently came out, and it looks pretty great. This is the fourth installment (big …

He’s Getting Closer It’s safe to say Guy Martin is a bit of a madman, so it should come as no surprise that he’s going after the 300 mph barrier on a motorcycle for the standing mile.  In recent testing at Elvington airstrip, Martin took his turbocharged Hayabusa to 247 mph. That was without the …

Say Hello to the New Baby BMWs There have been rumors and sightings of upcoming new versions of the BMW G 310 GS and G 310 R, but now there are some more spy shots of the bikes thanks to Motociclismo. The publication recently posted a spy shot to its website showing a G 310 …

More Power Better Emissions Variable valve timing is nothing new, but now Harley-Davidson will use it on an upcoming engine. The company recently filed a patent on a new V-Twin engine and it has VVT. The patent was spotted by Motorcycle.com, and as the publication states, it was really a patent for a modular engine …

Will This Change the Helmet Accessories Market? I’ve heard before that the accessories you wear on your helmet can impact its safety. It makes sense. Helmet manufacturers spend a lot of time perfecting the shape of the shell only for many of us to toss on a Bluetooth comm unit and mess that up. The …

Celebrating the Homecoming The Wheels and Waves event is going back to its home of Biarritz, France. That is where the event started. Because of this homecoming, the event organizers reached out to Hedon Helmets to have a special lid made for the occasion.  For those who don’t know about Wheels and Waves, it’s a …

Prepare Yourself for August 9 It’s not official just yet, but according to Motociclismo, Honda could reveal the CBR600RR-R on August 9 at the Sugo Circuit during the All Japan Road Racer Championship. If that were to happen, then there’s a chance for more information about the model in November. Motocilismo doesn’t say where this …

Are the Days of Briggs & Stratton Engines in Mini-Bikes Over? Most people know about Briggs & Stratton, the small engine company. Well, it seems that the company has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. As someone who loves minibikes and these little engines, it makes me very sad. According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the small engine …

Trying to Get You Familiar A while back Honda released a simulator for the controls of the Honda Africa Twin. Well, now it has done the same with the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP. To be fair, the motorcycle does have a pretty advanced multimedia screen for the dash, and knowing how to operate it before you …

Get Ready for Your Track Day With These Tires The tire company Metzeler has recently released a new racing slick tire for track days. The tires are the Metzeler Racetec TD Slicks, and they look like they would be ready for any racetrack out there. The tires are designed with the track-day enthusiast in mind …

Thicc Have you always want the electric equivalent to the Fat Cat? Then Velocifero has electric bikes for you. The company revealed its latest bikes at the 41st annual Bangkok International Motor Show. They have some wonderfully fat tires, and I love them for it. There are three new bikes. The first is essentially a …

Four Little Pots of Awesome Kawasaki recently revealed the ZX-25R, making it the king of the 250cc motorcycle world … right now, anyway. Yamaha is also working on one of these little four-cylinder small-displacement sportbikes, according to various rumors around the Web. This could be the start of something good. The bike could be a …

Learning Through Doing The quarantine that has impacted all of us is perhaps hardest on children. Gone is the tired monotony of school classes and in their place are zoom calls and disengaged learning environments. David McGlynn, a professor of English at Lawrence University in Wisconsin, learned a valuable lesson: middle schoolers are pretty awesome, …

These Guys are Crazy The biggest complaint I hear about the Royal Enfield Himalayan is that it lacks power. Well, the Custom Crew at Royal Enfield’s UK-based Technical Centre decided to change that by strapping a Garrett GT 125 turbo to the bike and making some other changes, according to MoreBikes. They call it the …

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 …

Here Comes the Wave Royal Enfield’s sales have been strong outside of India, but they’ve been down in its home country. That may be about the change and the company is planning for it.  The sales outside of the Indian market are expected to stay high and even increase but with the Indian society at …

Get Your Adventure Pants On Mosko Moto has a new enduro pant called the Woodsman that is designed for adventure riders who do a bit of everything. The pants feature Schoeller waterproof breathable material over the knees and the seat. There’s also a DWR coated nylon oxford upper construction. When things get hot, there are …

Make Sure Your Hands are Protected and Comfy Other than a helmet, gloves might be the most important piece of gear you can wear. Your hands are rather delicate, and they will always be one of the first things to touch the ground if you go down. People have a natural inclination to try to …

Another Weird and Wonderful Slingshot I hesitate to call the Slingshot a motorcycle. It’s a weird reverse trike that shares more with a car than a bike, but Polaris keeps making these things, and three-wheeled machines do fall under my news coverage, so here we are with a new Slingshot limited edition Grand Touring model …

New Colors and Updated Equipment BMW has released new versions of the F 750 GS and F 850 GS (including the Adventure model) for 2021. These new models get some new colors including a special 40 Years GS Edition livery and some updated equipment keeping them relevant for the upcoming year. The 40 Years GS …

BMW’s Bikes Seek to Woo New Riders BMW is expanding the locations that its F 900 XR and S 1000 XR are being sold in. According to GaadiWaadi, BMW launched the S 1000 XR in India recently. Also, According to MotoPinas, the BMW F 900 XR made its ASEAN debut. These two bikes are pretty …

It Could be a Very Interesting Year, Indeed So far 2020 has not been a good year for MotoGP, but the 2020 season officially kicked off in Jerez on a scorching hot day. Ducati and Yamaha filled the top five spots, and Marc Marquez crashed, which resulted in an injury that he will need surgery …

Easing the Helmet Requirement Missouri’s governor signed into law a bill that will ease the helmet requirements. The new rule is if you’re 26 and have health insurance you don’t have to wear a helmet. The new law will go into effect on August 28. The National Safety Council and the National Association of the …

Testing the Tesi H2 Bimota recently told Motorcycle News that it would be putting the Tesi H2 into production in September of this year. That is very good news indeed if you want an exotic supercharged Italian sportbike, and let’s be honest, who doesn’t? The motorcycle will come in a couple of different colors, according …

Let the Fun Begin This should come as no surprise. Royal Enfield has a slide school, so it only makes sense that the company would start competing in American Flat Track (AFT). Racing begins in August. The company will enter in AFT competition in the Production Twins class with Johnny Lewis behind the bars.  The …

An Odd Matchup If I said Ducati and Lamborghini were teaming up to make a motorcycle, you’d probably think it would be a high-powered sportbike, but you’d be wrong. Ducati appears to be working on a Diavel Lamborghini Edition. A Lambo power cruiser is less expected, but still makes sense. According to RideApart, some EPA records …

Newest Model in the Simpson Bandit Line Simpson has a new helmet that is added to the Bandit line of helmets and it’s called the Speed Bandit. The helmet looks similar to the previous helmets in this line from the company, but it features some changes and updates.  The helmet is DOT and ECE certified, …

Good, but Not Original A patent filed by Chinese manufacturer Benda on July 10 shows a power cruiser model that could rival some of the other muscled-out cruisers currently on sale. According to Cycle World, the bike’s name is currently the Benda BD700. Many Chinese manufacturers of motorcycles earn trust in the industry by producing …

For Commuting and More The Suzuki V-Strom 1050 is a very good adventure touring motorcycle. It’s not quite as hardcore of an off-road machine as some of the competition, but a competent all-arounder with a lot of features and characteristics to love. Now Suzuki Italy has revealed a new version called the V-Strom 1050 Machi …

When Is the Perak Coming? July Jawa Motorcycles is leaning on history and legend for its upcoming motorcycle. The Jawa Perak is set to debut soon for the Indian market. The date for the official reveal is July 20, 2020. Yep, that’s just right around the corner, and that means if you live in India …

Name a Better-Looking Electric Scooter I know styling is subjective, but can you think of a better-looking scooter than the one shown above? That bike is the Moto Guzzi Galletto Concept. The old Galletto scooter from the 1950s recently celebrated its 70th anniversary, and the industrial designer Samuele Dell’Oro decided to reimagine the scooter as …

Time to Get Another Streaming Service? If you’re an ADV bike fan or even if you just like motorcycles in general, then you know that Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman were working on another epic road trip on the back of Harley-Davidson LiveWires and riding from the southernmost tip of South America to Los Angeles …

Big Bikes on the Track Indian Motorcycle and S&S will join a bunch of Harley-Davidson bagger motorcycles on the racetrack on October 23-25 in beautiful Monterey, California, for the King of the Baggers put on by MotoAmerica. The race will see some big bagger motorcycles a bit out of their element on the racetrack, but …