Making Way for a New Generation of Riders There is no doubt that Can-Am’s on-road fleet is designed to overcome traditional barriers to riding. Both the Spyder and the Ryker have created easily accessible opportunities for ridership where none previously existed. When Women Lead Josée Perreault, Senior Vice-President of Can-Am On-Road, explains the vision behind …

The 2020 Aprilia RSV4 X was a limited edition bike that was designed to be used only on the track, and only 10 were made. They were the ultimate version of the RSV4, and as close to a World SBK superbike as any track bike Aprilia has made. Now, according to Motorcycle.com, the 2020 Aprilia …

We don’t usually post up bikes for sale here on webBikeWorld, but this is one of those that you see and just go “Damn, that’s a cool bike!” On BringATrailer, a wartime 1945 Indian Chief that was built for essential civilian use is up for sale, with the sale ending September 2, 2020. Also included …

As reported by MoreBikes in the UK, BMW has recently filed for 11 patents in Germany, all of them related to electric bikes. 9 of the 11 patents also contain the word, or tags, related to DC. The biggest implication of this is that the BMW Vision DC Roadster concept from 2019 might actually be …

In what may be either the greatest development since sliced bread or just a bit of misnaming, BMW Motorrad posted a press release late last night regarding their new “M Endurance” chain. Likening the new chain to the same “no maintenance” shaft drive system, the entire cornerstone of the M Endurance chain is captive lubrication. …

For some riders, the thought of an automatic transmission is paramount to sacrilege. However, with electric bikes becoming more readily available, as well as some newer riders not being outright familiar or comfortable with manual shifting, automatic transmission options are becoming more and more popular on some types of motorcycles. For example, some commuter style …

If there was ever a more anticipated Italian sportbike, we have not heard of it. Aprilia has been developing and teasing the RS660 for nearly two years now! However, with a small, 20-second video snuck onto Facebook today, Aprilia has just launched every hype meter into the red zone. Watch below… La nuova era sta …

Since the Royal Enfield Himalayan was introduced to the North American market about four years ago, it has become one of the marque’s best selling motorcycles. Rugged design, lightweight, and a big ol’ 411cc single thumper that puts out 25 HP and 25.6 lbs-ft of torque. A price tag of $4,799 also helps move the …

Introduction This is the first of three new for 2020 Wolfman Luggage reviews. Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage is a long-term major player in the motorcycle luggage industry and for 2020 Wolfman has redesigned their whole line. Every new product is redesigned using heavy duty nylon with TPU laminate and radio frequency (RF) welded for strength and …

Introduction This is the second of three reviews for Wolfman Luggage. Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage is a long-term major player in the motorcycle industry and for 2020, Wolfman has redesigned their whole line. Every piece uses heavy duty nylon with TPU laminate and radio frequency (RF) welded for strength and absolute sealing. The new gear is …

Introduction This is the third and final submission for the 2020 Wolfman products provided earlier this year. Wolfman Motorcycle Luggage is a long-term well-respected major player in the motorcycle industry and 2020 has seen the complete luggage line redesigned. Every piece uses heavy-duty nylon with TPU laminate that is radio frequency (RF) welded for strength …

When there’s not much officially going on in the world of motorcycles, that’s when webBikeWorld staff like to go out and find the craziest, weirdest, or coolest bikes out there. That’s when we came across the Good Ghost, a 1980 BMW R100 RS that has been fully cladded in aluminum and has a lot of …

Triumph, despite having a bit of a bad Monday yesterday with the issue of two recalls, is having a much better Tuesday as they have officially unveiled the design prototype for the 2021 Triumph Trident. The Trident is the newest roadster style standard that Triumph has designed in quite a while, and will be powered …

In 2010 I rented a Heritage Classic from Calgary Harley Davidson Rentals. It was the first Harley I’d ever ridden and marked the beginning of my appreciation for the brand and their bikes. The funny thing is that I didn’t like it at first, but it grew on me over the 24 hours I had …

Yamaha’s satellite racing team, Petronas Yamaha SRT, has only been around for 1.5 seasons. In their first season, they achieved six poles, seven podiums, the ITC (Independent Team Championship), and the ITR (Independent Team Rider) championship. With the delayed start to the 2020 MotoGP season, they have nonetheless achieved three victories, two through astonishing rookie …

Triumph Motorcycles America has issued a recall for the 2019 and 2020 Street Twin and Street Scrambler. The wiring harness from the dash and grips can become damaged over time due to being misrouted, and could cause the engine to suddenly stall with no warning. The issue at hand is the lower lug on the …

A Long Ride for Any Bike The Harley-Davidson LiveWire is a polarizing motorcycle. People seem to either love it or hate it. No matter how you feel about it, you have to admit that Harley put a lot of time and effort into it. There is a relatively small community of riders who love their …

A Killer Sportbike Honda teased some images of the 2021 CBR600RR not long ago, but now the bike has been officially revealed. The bike is similar to the outgoing model but heavily revised. This should make it better and more extreme than before. The bike has a 599cc inline four-cylinder engine that is placed in …

A New Summer Jacket There’s still plenty of summer riding yet to be had, and if you’re without a good summer jacket, then Helite has a new option for you. It’s the Free-Air Vented Jacket and it’s here to challenge the other summer jackets out there from the competitors.  The jacket also features Helite’s mechanical …

Get Ready for August 22 The 2020 International Female Ride Day is tomorrow. The event was rescheduled from its normal day in May due to COVID-19, but it’s happening tomorrow, August 22. Motoress, which is owned by Vicki Gray (she is the founder of the event), has published a guide for riders. In case you …

Electric Super Sized The Super Soco CPx Maxi Scooter is no small scooter, it’s a rather large machine that has been referred to as super-sized. It’s also electric. This maxi scooter is a 125cc equivalent machine and sounds like it could be a real winner. The CPx offers a comfortable riding position with room to …

The Enigmatic Touratech Aventuro Traveller Carbon Jay Leno has a magnificent chin on him. I’ve often wondered if it puts any strain on his neck muscles or affects his posture. Just for the record, I’m a big fan of Jay and don’t mean anything derogatory with this observation. I only mention it because after wearing …

Note: Arai North America kindly provided the XC for the purposes of this review Introduction Arai has long been known for its high-end class-leading helmets. After reading Jim Pruner’s recent article titled Arai Is The Helmet To Buy (it may be long, but is well worth the read), I was intrigued to try out an …

Introduction Earlier this year I took a look at the Alpinestars SP Air gloves as an option for a protective hot-weather glove and they provided a good balance of protection versus ventilation. However, they had some other issues that kept me looking for another summer glove option. 2020 has not only been a year of …

Introduction Around May of 2018, a thread under the ADVrider Forums/Gear/Vendors regarding a Kickstarter campaign for a new CANbus interface device using a smartphone as the controller caught my eye but, I admittedly didn’t follow up at the time. Zoom forward to late last year…in revisiting a longish list of things to pursue as product …

Scooters Lead the Charge in the UK It appears that folks don’t want to ride in taxis and public transit anymore. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, they want to be alone, and in many cases on a scooter. According to Motorcycle News, scooter sales in the UK went up by 56.6 percent in …

New Bikes? Zero Motorcycles has recently filed some new trademarks, which hints at a few new models. According to Motorcycle.com, the company filed Zero DSR/X and Zero FXE trademarks with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for use with “Electric motorcycles; Motorcycles and structural parts therefor; Motorcycles for motocross.” This is the same language used …

It’s a 125cc Equivalent The Spanish scooter company Urbet has a new electric motorcycle called the Nura. The bike isn’t some high-powered crazy machine. It’s actually pretty mild, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.  The bike is a 125cc equivalent. It is manufactured by Wuxi Dongma in China for Urbet. The bike features a …

How Many More Will Come? The Sturgis Motorcycle Rally has concluded, and now we will see how many riders and attendees contracted COVID-19. The main concern surrounding the rally was the pandemic. A gathering as large as Sturgis is bound to cause issues, and now we’re seeing the beginning of those issues. According to the …

Updating The Dirt Gear Klim recently added new colors to all of its off-road gear lines. This means you have a new set of colorways for the Dakar, Mojave, and XC Lite gear lines. The Idaho-based company teased some of the new colors prior to the official release, but the company didn’t make it clear …

Here Comes RE’s EV There has been some speculation about whether or not Royal Enfield would build an electric motorcycle anytime soon. The CEO of the company Vinod Dasari recently made the situation clear in an interview with the publication Moneycontrol.  In that interview, Dasari said that an electric bike is certainly a possibility for …

A Unique Sport Touring Machine Are you looking for a complicated classic bike that is awesome but largely unloved? Then you need to check out this 1982 Honda CBX Supersport that’s for sale on Bring A Trailer. The bike has about 28,000 miles on the clock and appears to be in excellent condition, kitted out …

Yamaha Will Answer the Call In a recent interview with Motociclismo, Yamaha’s Product Communications Manager for Yamaha Italy Fabrizio Corsi said that Yamaha would build a Tenere 300 if customers said that they wanted it.  He pointed to the fact that the BMW G 310 GS and the KTM 390 Adventure have both been well-received …

Sounds Like a Good Pair of Tires Dunlop has had the Roadsmart line of sport-touring tires for a little while now. It had the Roadsmart III tires previously, but now it has updated the tires and that has birthed the Roadsmart IV. Dunlop will now sell both tires. The Roadsmart III tires could provide 12,000 …

It Has Quietly Disappeared The future Harley-Davidson that was the most interesting to me was not the Pan America, but the Bronx. However, as Motorcycle.com points out, the Bronx has been quietly removed from the company’s future vehicles page. Previously, Harley had it listed alongside the Pan America. When you notice this in conjunction with …

Smashing the $8,000 Goal The Sturgis Meals on Wheels was able to more than double its goal of $8,000 thanks to the generosity of riders who showed up to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. In addition to many donations from riders, Dixxon Flannel chipped in $5,000 and Buffalo Chip Campground pledged to match up to $4,000. …

The Big Cruiser Will Hit the Big Market The Indian motorcycle market is one of the biggest out there. Bikes are everywhere there, and while the market has sustained some losses recently, it’s still a big deal for motorcycle manufacturers. That’s why BMW is bringing the new R 18 cruiser to India.  Autocar India reported …

Good-Looking Small Bike Small bikes aren’t just for beginners anymore. There are more of them now than in past years, and the new Benelli Leoncino 250 is another example. It was recently revealed, according to BikeWale. The bike was launched in China (a Chinese company owns Benelli). When it comes to the U.S.—if it does—it …

Tensions Rise In Sturgis At the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota, a small protest nearly turned violent on Saturday, August 15, 2020. The protestors are said to have been Antifa protestors. They held signs saying “We don’t want you here” and “Noem, send them home” referring to South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem.  According to …

To Celebrate the Los Angles Location The Bike Shed Motorcycle Club in London is a famous spot for the motorcycling community. It’s where folks go to chat everything bikes and have a bite to eat and a beverage. The well-known spot is now opening up a new location in Los Angeles’ Arts District. This will …