Over the weeks, I’ve noticed a trend among the good readers of wBW. Y’all either love or hate electric motorcycles.  And for those of you that love ‘em, there’s always a hefty MSRP to complain about.  Not that we blame you – Yoinking out $21,999 for Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire One in a day and age where …

Hold on to your cold brews because this is a neat bit of gossip.  Apparently, a third-gen member of the Lamborghini family (Ferruccio Lamborghini) has re-launched a historic motorcycle brand just in time for tomorrow’s EICMA.  The report from EINPresswire tells us that Lamborghini jr. has been racing at a Moto2-level of competency for years …

Our favorite Team Blue racer hasn’t been very happy with his race bikes lately – and he’s putting his foot down for the 2023 contract.  The report from MotorSport.com states that 2022’s pre-season test ended with Quartararo snatching up ninth fastest and 0.707 seconds off the pace – far from where the man wants to …

Riding doesn’t have to be a solitary experience. A high-quality bluetooth headset lets you chat with your friends and listen to your favourite tunes while you’re cruising down the road, tearing up the track, or ripping through the dirt. This week, Revzilla is offering 30% off on select bluetooth headsets. Explore the list below or …

I love my job.  AutoEvolution has just covered a quarter-mile drag race between a Ducati Panigale V4 S and a Porsche GT2 RS. Who do you think won? We’ve seen a few cars coming out of the woodwork to exhibit a scary amount of power – but despite the list of muscle cars, supercars and hypercars …

Since the pandemic, riders and motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide have waited until the return of the world’s largest motorcycle show. To say that this year’s EICMA is going to blow the minds of everybody there is a bit of an understatement – especially given that so many companies have been waiting to drop their latest and …

Joanne Donn takes her work seriously.  She’s the showroom manager for RevZilla’s new store in Denver, Colorado, built in the heart of what the locals call the “RiNo” art district – a community that is as saturated with diverse flavors as it is welcoming of new ones.  For Donn, the store couldn’t have possibly chosen …

We’ve just had word that Shayna Texter-Bauman, Briar Bauman’s wife, has moved up to the SuperTwins American Flat Track (AFT) series  – and as of yesterday, the talented rider will be joining her hubby and flat track mate Jared Mees on the Indian Motorcycle Wrecking Crew for the 2022 SuperTwins Factory Race Team. The report …

Early Prototype Spy Shots Confirmed by Agusta, Including Potential to Resurrect Lucky Explorer Logo MV Agusta is dipping their toes back into the adventure bike category – and we’re going to see the fruits of their labor in the form of two new machines, set to debut at this year’s EICMA.  The report from Motorcycle.com …

An electric bike company has just bought the trademark for a motorcycle with roots in the bikes of the Soviet’s Red Army – and the early prototype has already set a speed record at the Bonneville Salt Flats.  Delfast is a brand that does brilliant things with their electric bikes.  Despite being far from the …

“Custom-Built To Inspire” Royal Enfield’s ground-breaking program is now accepting applications for their next season – and Build. Train. Race. (BTR) is welcoming all women to apply. What is BTR, you ask? “The formula is straightforward; competitors build a race-ready machine from the provided Royal Enfield motorcycle, they train on their race bike with racing …

Take Away Two Wheels And Cinch Him Into A Budget When a gent by the name of Alex Jones completed a ride from New York to Los Angeles on his well-loved 2015 Yamaha FJR1300 in less than 33 hours, he wasn’t just finishing a list of goals by staying up stupidly late – he was …

BMW Motorrad has been enjoying a very nice creative phase lately.  Between the unique SoulFuel series the company has been using to collaborate with artists around the globe, to releasing their GS Pure Full Face Helmet coined by our main man Jimbo as ‘so pure it makes him swoon,’ the brand has continued to live …

A Grand Tourer With the Soul of a Champion Sportbike Suzuki’s just released the price of their newest sport tourer – and word is that the all-new GSX-S1000GT+ will be displayed on the floor of Progressive International Motorcycle Show Outdoors (IMS) in Southern California.  These days, it seems like the adventure-touring variants get a little …

Back in September, we covered Project 100 and ex-TT racer Guy Martin’s latest to-do: being shoved into the marriage of a 30-foot streamliner with the 50-year old turbine engine of a Rolls Royce Gem helicopter (christened the “52 Express”), in the name of speed.  Any day with a two-wheeler chasing the rising sun is a …

As we riders know, helmets can range anywhere from $100 for a bargain basement product that offers just enough to protect you and not much else, all the way up to $2,000+ MotoGP and WorldSBK replica helmets that bring the technology of the track to your head. It is a difficult decision, and one of …

We’re pretty sure the motorcycle industry’s first safety-certified Smart Helmet has busted some sort of record today. In a scant 25 minutes, Forcite’s anticipated batch of MK1 helmets sold out “almost instantly.” “We are absolutely blown away by this response and would like to extend a huge thank you to everyone who placed an order, …

The Beast, Evolved Well, we certainly didn’t have long to wait on this, did we?  A few days ago we covered the new WP Apex Semi-Active Suspension from KTM. Currently touted as the most sensitive and fast-responding suspension available for the German manufacturer’s fleet, KTM’s press release quoted the new suspension as bringing “sensitive real-time …

A decade ago, we couldn’t have said that electric motorcycles were as efficient as they are today.  They were heavier, clunky, sported multiple problems, and didn’t have the range of charging locations that our countries currently hold.  Now, they’re starting to give fossil fuel machines a run for their money – to the point where even …

Before today, if you Googled ‘$2,000 motorcycle’, you’d have likely come up with a bunch of used bike ads, questionable dealership deals, and dubious craigslist tabs.  And no wonder – with Honda’s Grom starting the bid at $3,399, two g’s seems far-fetched…or does it? Surprisingly, not anymore – Honda’s just upped the ante by offering …

We’ve just had word that Cardo Systems is giving us an upgraded line of Bluetooth communicators – and the word on the street is that these puppies can now be updated completely wirelessly. Cardo Systems’ pedigree in wireless com devices stretches as far back as the first decade of Y2K when they started selling the …

Amidst the new bikes being pushed out in anticipation of a loaded 2022 year (Ducati – via the World Premiere – and a few others have already released a lot of their machines to the masses), a decently seasoned rider might notice motorcycle specs that showcase nearly identical power figures. Some bikes don’t even look …

The Sturgis Buffalo Chip has just broken the bank by raising a record amount of green – and it’s thanks to you, our dear motorcyclists and readers, who contributed so generously.  The report from BlackHillsFox states that the charity event raised over $477,000 – a whopping number that continues to grow every year.  That money …

You can’t say Yamaha ex-racer Valentino Rossi hasn’t been busy as of late.  From his recent retirement to his induction into the Hall of Fame at the FIM Awards ceremony, it seems that nearly everything this man touches turns to gold.  Everything, that is, bar his VR46 team’s sponsorship deal with Saudi Arabian oil giant …

Honda’s Net-Zero CO2 Target Set for 2050 It’s a crazy world out there.  We’re getting a resurgence of rotary-powered race bikes courtesy of a Norton ex-racer, Electric travel as a genre has gone way up in popularity (evidenced by the new highly-exclusive Burberry x DAB bike, as well as TikTok’s favorite EV of choice), and …

Let’s get this out of the way now: I’m seated firmly on the retro helmet bandwagon. Visually, they seem more at home on my dome than the likes of most other helmets out there. Take a look at the back wall of any motorcycle gear shop and you’ll see what I mean. 90% or more …

Being prepared to ride isn’t only about the clothing you wear. This week, we’re looking at some tools and accessories for your bike, along with some bags to hold your essential items and supplies. Some of these items are majorly marked down, so don’t wait to check them out. See our choices below or click here. …

Yamaha’s Doctor is now a member of the Hall of Fame – and the reality of retirement is hitting the iconic MotoGP rider pretty hard.  “I always think of this day like a nightmare, because it’s the end of a long career and I thought it would be in Valencia but in the end, I …

Today’s there’s a new gadget from Star Pickers on the docket.  It’s a dash cam equivalent for motorcycles – and the brand is hoping it will create a safer riding environment for riders worldwide. “Rider Log is a sensor based mobility control system,” states the report from KoreaItTimes. “It checks the driving records based on …

“It Ain’t Easy Being This Good!” Top Gear is paying homage to one of history’s most prolific stuntmen with a high-octane stunt show – and the event was enough to blast everyone’s yawns into next Tuesday, with change to spare.  The report from DailyMail states that Eddie Kidd – a beloved stunt performer who worked …

Today, KTM’s got a new SAT to brag about – and we’re told they’re slapping it into some new nakeds to be featured by the end of this month. Let’s get into it. The Press Release states that “The Suspension Control Unit (SCU) adjusts the damping rates with magnetic valves in real-time to react to …

We’ve just had news that the mysterious (and extremely shy) EVOSS electric motorcycle is scheduled to enter production this week – and the first beastie is set to roll off the belt before the end of this fiscal year.  The report from PRNewsWire states that “the first production run [will include] the EVOSS 250, 350 …

Triumph’s been on a limited-edition kick for a good minute now.  Recently it was their (admittedly snazzy) Gold Line Edition Bonnevilles…and before that, the Limited Bond Edition for Triumph’s Tiger 900 Rally Pro.  Now, our largest UK-owned motorcycle manufacturer is giving us more pretty beasties to ogle – and they’re giving us a year to …

It’s been a while since we heard that motorcycle manufacturers were tinkering with the concept of radars for bikes – and motorcycle safety, in general, has been harder now that technology is ramping up to the point where we’ve got autonomous vehicles ready to share the road.  To that effect, CycleWorld tells us that Kawasaki has …

“There’s no stronger statement of American pride than a military veteran on a Harley.” America’s premier manufacturer of motorcycle performance products has just released a line of air intake products to honour our country’s vets (and their families), with each purchase activating a $50 donation to Children of Fallen Patriots.  Vance & Hines’s VO2 Military …

The 2016 Honda RC213V-S is a gorgeous motorcycle. Previously developed as a road racing machine by Honda Racing Corporation (HRC), Wikipedia tells us that the RC213V-S competed in the MotoGP series from the 2012 season, with ‘RC’ standing for Honda’s traditional racing prefix for 4-stroke bikes, the ‘213’ being used to notate the third works bike …

What Happens When Ducati Soups Up Their Fight Formula? Ducati has just broken the silence on episode four of their World Series Premiere – and the Streetfighter V2 and Streetfighter V4 SP are, to Team Red, “the perfect synthesis of audacity and essentiality.” We’ve covered the all-new Streetfighter V2 in a separate article, so be …

What Happens When Ducati Changes Up Their Fight Formula? Ducati has just broken the silence on episode four of their World Series Premiere – and the Streetfighter V2 and Streetfighter V4 SP are, to Team Red, “the perfect synthesis of audacity and essentiality.” We’ve covered the all-new Streetfighter V4 SP in a separate article, so …