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. …

Introduction Up front, we need to identify that this review is based on a pre-release version of the coming-to-market INNOVV K5 that is identified as a Dash Cam, but in reality, should be called an “Action Cam” as it designed for and is specifically focused on the powersports market. wBW has, over the years, reviewed …

Introduction No matter if we ride alone or ride together, one of the best, and most popular accessories used by motorcyclists as well as those participating in other powered and non-powered outdoor activities is a video camera or cameras. And no matter where the camera or cameras are mounted – on the rider, motorcycle or …

An Italian Design Collaboration Ducati’s 2021 gear line will include a Jacket with a smart airbag system to keep you safe in the event of a crash! Their 2021 gear line included a few re-branded items including racing suits, helmets, and jackets, in addition to some general apparel items. The Smart Airbag jacket in particular …

A Chinese Adventure Chinese motorcycle manufacturer CF moto’s new and upcoming 800 MT (not to be confused with any Yamaha bikes also sharing the MT nomenclature) has been officially confirmed to be released in two variants: one oriented to on-road riding and the other to offroad. Regardless of which version you choose, they both come …

Looks Strange, Sounds Great! That awfully strange exhaust found on the new MT-09 has some real-world functionality; Yamaha didn’t make it ugly on purpose and this video will explain why. On first impressions, it may seem like Euro 5 updates might have killed the legendary MT-09 exhaust and engine scream, but Yamaha wants to assure …

Looking for a Good Lid for the Next Riding Season? Christmas is almost here, and if you haven’t shopped for the motorcyclists in your life, then you need to. Also, you can always buy for yourself if you’re the motorcyclist in your life. Either way, you’ll have your pick of some of the best gear …

HealTech Electronics has just launched the new HealTech AR Assistant. The advanced rider assistant utilizes modern performance technology paired with safety features making a complete rider-aid package. This cool piece of tech is useful for both road and racetrack.  HealTech has grown to become a household name in the motorcycle industry. They started out of …

Just In Time For the Holidays The Scorpion has some sweet new premium graphics as well as the addition of a smart version for European markets. The new EXO-520 SMART Air is a new helmet for 2021. Scorpion worked hand-and-hand with uClear to provide riders a smart version of their solid EXO-520 Air with the …

Look Like Marquez, Ride Like Marquez Racing liveries on street bikes can be polarizing for many. Personally, I think they’re absolutely badass while many others might beg to differ. Regardless, of what your or my opinion on the matter is, Honda doesn’t care; the CBR1000RR has historically come in Repsol editions, and this is what …

Tuono Junior! Fancy yourself an Aprilia RS660 but want something more comfortable to ride? Sources state that the Tuono 660 is expected to come in the spring of 2021! The Aprilia Tuono is my favorite motorcycle and my next big purchase. It takes the highly successful RSV4 platform and brings some comfort elements to the …

T-Minus 231 Days The 2020 global COVID-19 pandemic couldn’t stop the 2020 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and 2021 ain’t going to either. The 2021 Sturgis Rally will take place between August 6th and the 15th of 2021, pandemic or not. Rod Woodruff, CEO of the Buffalo Chip said: “We know from last year that outdoor events …

Smaller, Smaller! With the new Aprilia RS660 being such a huge success for the brand, sources state Piaggio is currently in the talks of bringing the market a lineup of 350-400cc Aprilia branded motorcycles.  Prior to the RS660, the Aprilia lineup started at the RS125 and immediately jumped to the RSV4 when it came to …

The Sasquatch Effect: Is it Real, Or Not? The long-awaited Husqvarna Norden 901 has been spotted in the wild on some test rides, and we’re excited about it.  Husqvarna unveiled the concept for the ADV motorcycle way back in 2019 and has been pretty silent regarding its development and potential release since then. They promised …

110 Units  in 24 Hours We covered the unveiling of MV Agusta’s special collaborative project with automotive manufacturer Alpine earlier last week, and the release date has since come and passed. The new MV Agusta Special Edition Alpine Superveloce was limited to just 110 bikes, and in typical MV Agusta fashion all bikes sold out …

ECE 22.06, Meet Arai Arai has taken the initiative to step up their game and bring the world their first ECE 22.06 safety certified helmet to pass new regulations for their 2021 helmet lineup. What’s the difference between ECE 22.o6 and 22.05? in addition to the flat anvil testing that is conducted in the ECE …

Ducati To Remain in Good Hands Volkswagen Group seemingly owns half the exotic automotive industry. They currently have their wings spread over 12 brands, including some of your favorites: Audi, Bugatti, Lamborghini, Porsche, and finally, Ducati. The mega-corporation has confirmed that Ducati (a part of Volkswagen Group since being acquired in 2012) will remain a …