An Aprilia trifecta has been rumored since the EICMA show in 2019. They unveiled their mid-size duo, the RS660 sportbike and the Tuono 660 (concept). In addition to the two 660’s in the spotlight, there was a third bike camouflaged by foliage in a glass box. This was the first “sighting” of an Aprilia Tuareg …

The RS 660’s Other Half The Aprilia RS 660 had a successful launch in 2020 with the mid-displacement market hungry as ever. The upcoming 2021 Tuono 660 has official model photos (finally) and official release details to go along with it. When it comes to Aprilia’s large displacement motorcycles – namely the Tuono 1250 and …

Table of Contents Supersport Naked Bike Travel Supermoto Electric Enduro – 4 Stroke Enduro – 2 Stroke MX – 4 Stroke MX – 2 Stroke Austrian brand KTM has put together an impressive line-up for 2021. 2020 was a trying year for most manufacturers, with trade shows canceled, grand unveilings put on hold, and release …

America: If It’s Bigger, It’s Badder When Europe was first expecting the CRF250’s to land earlier this year, they got this 300 version instead (you can thank Euro 5 for that one) as an attempt to add a little more power to the motorcycle. At the time, we had no way to tell what this …

India’s Getting Bigger Bikes! This mid-displacement motorcycle market is on the rise, there is no question about it. With Aprilia debuting the RS 660 and many OEM’s following suit with major updates to their mid-ranges (Yamaha, I’m looking at you). Kawasaki shows up to the 2021 mid-range battle with their own revised weapon. The newly …

Luxury Italian manufacturer MV Agusta has no shortage of exciting models coming out in 2021. The Varese-based brand has been working hard over the last few years, delivering attention-grabbing concepts and turning them into full-blow production models or limited-edition specials. Mid-2020 saw the release of the eye-wateringly expensive limited-edition Rush 1000, and with 2021 marking …

Table of Contents Hypersport Supersport Sport Z Family Retro Sport Hypernaked W Family Versys Supersport Touring Classic Cruiser Bagger Cruiser Off-road Dual Sport Supermoto MX Series Cross Country For 2021, Kawasaki hypes in the press release, “a motorcycle for every rider.” True this is a bold statement, but one look at this year’s model lineup …

Tripper For Everyone! Yesterday, we saw a spy shot of the new Royal Enfield Himalayan being tested on public roads with a potential Tripper Navigation System (RE’s lingo for turn-by-turn navigation system). Today I share with you a spy shot of the upcoming Continental GT 650, and it too appears to be sporting this new …

The Long Way Home Just Got More Comfortable The Gold Wing will go down in history as one of the most legendary, long-running touring motorcycles ever built. They began production in 1974 and haven’t missed a year since then. The 2020 model sure looks nothing like the 1974 version, and for 2021 Honda made sure …

Italian Meets Japanese (Vocalized) The Bimota Tesi H2 has been in the works for quite some time now, and enthusiasts alike are waiting at the edge of their seat to be drip-fed any sort of details regarding the motorcycle. Luckily for us, Bimota finally posted a video (to their official Facebook page) of the H2 …

More Gauges For Going the Distance Our friends over at Gaadi Waadi posted a picture to their Facebook account of a spy shot showing the 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan with what looks to be an extra gauge cluster. 2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan Spied With Tripper Navigation Posted by Gaadiwaadi.com on Monday, January 4, 2021 The current …

Flat-Spots Be Gone! Storing your beloved motorcycle (and money pit) for the long and dark winter months can have some pretty annoying consequences. On your first ride of the new season after finally getting some pavement time with your princess you may have noticed that the tires aren’t quite as round as you remember. I’ve …

2003 Called, It Wants Its Bike Back Honda has given new life to the CB1300 namesake with the introduction of these two new bikes to Japan’s market. The CB1300 Super Four and Super Bol’ D’Or are hopefully back – once again – to stay for good. These motorcycles are the perfect all-rounder motorcycles for riders …

The Induction Duo KLIM is making an impact into the new year early with two new jackets ready for your riding comfort; the previously successful KLIM Induction has seen a major update and the Induction Pro model comes as a brand new jacket for the 2021 riding season. The original KLIM Induction jacket has been …

Get What Wasn’t Snatched Up for the Holidays There were plenty of great deals for the holidays, but if you missed the Black Friday and Christmas deals, then don’t be too bummed out. Revzilla is actually offering killer sales on what’s left in the company’s inventory. The deals include up to 50 percent off Arai …

Unlimited Adventure: The 2021 Triumph Tiger 1200XC Range Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Tiger 1200 XC remains a crucial part of the 2021 Triumph line-up. While it hasn’t experienced any upgrades from previous years, this classic British-made adventure motorcycle continues to impress in whatever form it takes. Within the Tiger …

Triumph’s Top-Shelf Triple: The 2021 Triumph Speed Triple RS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Speed Triple RS is the top of the range naked roadster from Triumph Motorcycles. Thanks to a number of impressive tweaks from Triumph, the Speed Triple RS claims to be the most powerful, responsive, and best …

Triumph’s Heavyweight Naked: The 2021 Triumph Speed Triple S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Speed Triple S is a British-made heavyweight naked roadster, and one of the most recognizable motorcycles in the 2021 Triumph line-up. It’s a versatile ride that can adjust its temperament to a wide range of situations. …

Triumph’s Class-leading Naked Streetfighter: The Street Triple RS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Street Triple RS is one of the most exciting models in the 2021 Triumph line-up. It’s a sharp naked streetfighter that’s designed for high-speed thrills, on and off the track. The Street Triple range has been a staple …

Triumph’s Aggressive Roadster: The 2021 Street Triple R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Street Triple R is one of the most recognizable British-made motorcycles of the 21st century. It’s a naked streetfighter with British sensibilities, and a pair of love ‘em or hate ‘em bug-eye headlights. Ideal for commuting, and …

Off-road Adventure: The 2021 Triumph Tiger 900 Rally Range Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Tiger 900 models in the 2021 Triumph line-up are divided into two sub-ranges: the Tiger 900 GT models, and the Tiger 900 Rally models. If you’re looking for a capable British motorcycle with real off-road abilities, …

Go Touring With The 2021 Triumph Tiger 900 GT Range Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links While the new Triumph Tiger 850 Sport has taken over the duties of the Tiger 900, the 900 platform isn’t dead yet. The 2021 Triumph line-up has a number of Tiger 900 models still going strong. For …

The World Needs More V4 Simon over at Visordown states that sources are claiming that Honda could be resurrecting the V4 engine design and updating it for a 2023 motorcycle. The current VFR800F hasn’t seen any notable updates for quite some time. With Euro 5 regulations purging the lands of motorcycles unworthy of an overhaul, …

Possibly Hinting At A New ADV Style Motorcycle? Although Yamaha shifted away from using the ‘FZ’ nomenclature for their line-up of naked motorcycles (FZ-07, FZ-09, FZ-10) and opted for the new ‘MT’ namesake, the FZ name is still alive and well in Asian markets with Yamaha’s FZ 25 providing great sales figures for the brand. …

Pay Homage To the Greats Many individuals like myself prefer the styling of things old and historic; Arturo Magni was in the same boat. Once an integral part of the MV Agusta racing brand, the Magni Brand has blasted thelselves back to the 50s and 70s with the creation of this amazing one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle. …

Single-Sided Maintainance On The Go Although owning a motorcycle with a single-sided swingarm shows elegance and the importance of styling, it’s also a pain in the ass to work on. Most of my friends keep their motorcycles parked in the garage on the center-stand ready to go for any kind of maintenance or tweaking that …

An Extra R, But With the Same Power The motorcycle news industry has lots of sneaky little secrets for gaining intel for upcoming motorcycle models; scouring trademark, patent, and emissions documents are one way. Through recently published emissions documents, we can see confirmation that 2021 will bring us a 1290 Super Duke RR in addition …

Add 40 Horsepower To Your Desk If you’re a MotoGP enthusiast and are a fan of teams that win (sometimes too often), you may want to head over to the Japanese HRC website and look into buying some of Marc’s used motorcycle parts to use as a desk ornament. Currently, the website has the tailpipes …

The New Euro5-Compliant 2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is a new addition to the 2021 Triumph line-up. It’s the smallest adventure model from Triumph Motorcycles, replacing the outgoing Tiger 800. The all-new model is designed for performance-oriented road-going adventure and comes complete …

The Meteor Classic Cutting the fat from production costs helps everyone. At the end of the day, the consumer gets a cheaper motorcycle because the manufacture could save money too. Royal Enfield is taking this principle and carrying it over to the Classic 350 through building the bike off of the new Meteor platform. The …

Slightly Offroad Chinese/Italian motorcycle manufacturer Benelli will be adding a trail edition to the ever-growing lineup of Leoncino 500 motorcycles. At this point in human history, the term ‘offroad’ doesn’t quite hold the same weight that it used to. The Benelli Leoncino 500 Trail is the closest thing you can get if you’re looking for …

Touring In The Wet Bridgestone has added two new tires to their Battlax lineup intended for sport-touring with the addition of the T32 and T32GT tires. These tires have been designed from the ground up to maximise performance in wet weather riding conditions. The T32 takes the successful T31 and bumps up the rears total …

Oops! KTM leaked details regarding both of their upcoming 2021 1290 Super Adventure models when they accidentally set one of the web pages on their official site to live. They immediately took the pages in question down, but Motorcycle.com still managed to capture all the details before they could get to it. The website confirms …

Rider Included Aprilia’s Upcoming Tuono 660 has been spotted out on the streets of Italy stretching it’s mid-displacement legs during some much needed on-road testing before the shortly-awaited release to come in 2021. For those unaware, the Tuono 660 will be a brand new motorcycle being added to Aprilia’s 2021 motorcycle lineup – based around …

History In The Making Last week, we got a look into what a Repsol edition 2021 CBR1000RR Fireblade would look like thanks to a dedicated MotoGP fan going the distance and going through the hassle of customizing their own motorcycle. Suzuki has taken the liberty to get a leg-up on Honda by releasing their own …

After 17 years out of the superbike spotlight, North America’s premier motorcycle road racing series, MotoAmerica, is bringing Superbike racing back to Brainerd International Raceway located in Minnesota. This pitstop will be for round 7 of the 2021 MotoAmerica HONOS Superbike Series, July 30-August 1, with the announcement that the series and all five of …

An Army Of Caballeros Fantic is blazing their trail into 2021 with some big updates to their Caballero range (125cc and 500cc bikes) with the addition of of the new Euro 5 updates to hit the bikes. In other news, the 250cc variant won’t be making a comeback leaving just the updated 125 and 500 …

Social Distancing From Home As many people in the glove are heading into the second round of lockdowns, it leaves us asking ourselves “ok… what the heck am I supposed to do now?”. If you’re antsy and need something to do in the next following weeks of stay-at-home orders, or perhaps you’re essential and want …

In collaboration with Yamaha Europe, Bottpower has created a carbon/composite fairing kit for the Yamaha Triple line-up. Per motorcyclenews.com, the Bottpower “XR9 Carbona” kit can fit onto any MT09, XSR900, or Tracer 900. This kit was inspired by the experience Bottpower gathered at the Pikes Peak race in 2017. It’s notable to mention, Bottpower won …

Titanium Exhausts For The Upcoming Multistrada V4 The upcoming 2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 brings a ton of new features to the table. Today, we received the great news from Akra that the Slovenian Exhaust manufacturer will have two new racing exhaust systems ready to support the motorcycle when the bike is released this coming January. …