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 …

Apps to Improve Your Ride Let’s be honest, we’ve all been out on the bike just to be caught in the rain or worse, a speed trap. With these apps, you can ensure those are yesterday’s problems. You have probably heard of these apps, but check out some of the features that you may have …

2017 Smartphone Compatibility If you purchased a 2017 Street Triple or Tiger 800 and are upset about missing out on riding the whole ‘smartphone connectivity wave’, Triumph has a solution for you. As of December 21st, 2020, the company will offer a package to retrofit the Triumph Connectivity System to your older model Triumph motorcycles. …

750 to 850 The Moto Guzzi V7 is seeing its first major round of parts upgrades since the motorcycle came to the market in 2007. The next evolution of the V7 sees an entire engine overhaul, completely dropping the previous 744cc motor and opting for the 850cc engine derived from the V85TT. The V85TT engine …

The Holy Grail of Adventure Riding Boots? I’ve tried and failed to adequately answer one tough question we’ve received in emails to the wBW editor. “Can you recommend riding boots that are comfortable to walk in but also provide a solid level of protection?” I haven’t yet found any I would say satisfactorily meet that …

Word is Bond If you were one of the few customers that placed cash deposits for the upcoming Norton Commando under the previous administration; good news, the motorcycles are on the way. And for those of you that missed the opportunity to secure one of these bikes, there might even be a few leftovers for …

A Big Step for the Product A while back we reviewed Brake Free Technologies wireless helmet light. The product was something that our reviewer Bruce Cole found to be a very good option.  Now Brake Free Technologies will take their product to the ABC show Shark Tank. The episode is supposed to appear today (December …

Shipping a Motorcycle Can be Done a Few Different Ways In most cases, I’d urge you to ride your motorcycle. I want to see you ride everywhere at any time of the year. However, even I can understand that sometimes you’ll need to ship your motorcycle to a specific location, whether that be a bike …

Since the release of the Ducati Electric Bicycle lineup announced in 2018, there has been much anticipation for Ducati fans in the US. The E-bike line has only been available for purchase in Europe, until now. The bikes are built by THOK E-Bikes, an Italian company, licensed by Ducati for these builds.  As also mentioned …

Collaborations Don’t Come Cheap I covered the official teaser for this collaboration project released by the MV Agusta brand earlier this month, and I’m pleased to inform you that the limited edition MV Agusta Superveloce Alpine is no longer just a dream and will be available for purchase very soon. Alpine and MV Agusta have …

A New Kind of Harley for 2021 You don’t think of Harley-Davidson when you think of adventure motorcycles, but that might change in the future. The company announced that the Pan America adventure bike would debut on February 22, according to RideApart. This won’t be the only new motorcycle from Harley in 2021. The company …

Meteor Crators Europe Royal Enfield has released the details and official pricing for the 2021 Meteor 350 motorcycles that will be touching down in Europe following its successful release in India. The Meteor 350 will come in three different trim versions, each with more features as you go up the price ladder. The confirmed names …

Although the new and upcoming 2021 Tiger 850 Sport and Trident 650 arent slated to be officially released until January and March respectively, Triumph is sending a few models out to make a tour around the country for those interested to see the bikes up close and personal. The tour is scheduled to run from …

NHTSA says Helmet Use 25%+ Higher in Past Decade According to the survey National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, helmet usage has risen significantly in the United States. When I first saw this reported on ultimatemotorcycling.com, I knew I had to share on webBikeWorld. According to the NHTSA, since 2010 helmet usage rates have essentially gone …

I was actually surprised to learn that 2020 is the 100th Anniversary of the Suzuki Motor Corp. This makes for a great time to look back at this iconic brand, and what I feel are just some of the incredible motorcycles they have created. These are bikes that stand out to me. I look at …

That Was Quick Many people on the internet took note when Harley-Davidson returned the 1250 prototype to the “coming soon” section of their website; myself included, you can find that article here. We now know for certain that the heritage-styled motorcycle will feature the same water-cooled 1250cc V-Twin Revolution powertrain found in the upcoming Pan …

Trio Updates  The TMAX Tech Max and XMAX 300/125 scooters are splashing into 2021 with new colors as well as euro-5 compliant engines. With pricing being so varied among different European countries the cost will slightly alter based on the buyer’s location, but you can get an idea of pricing when taking into account that …

Power on Little Bike, Power On Do you love the Grom but need an electric powertrain in your life? Meet the Tromox Mino. This little bike is about the same size as the Grom or the Kawasaki Z125 and it’s ready to rock. the little bike weighs just 149 pounds and has a 2.5-kW motor …

Power Gainz S&S just released the details on their new 131 CI stroker kit, aimed at bringing massive power upgrades to the highly successful Harley-Davidson Milwaukee Eight big twin engine. S&S has been hard at work trying to establish themselves as the #1 parts supplier for the new H-D M8 engine. A few months ago, …

Stealthy Safety Spidi has three new jackets in their late-season lineup that combines safety with cold-weather styling for riders toughing it through the cooler riding season.  This trio of jackets come complete with full CE level 1 certified armor in the elbows and shoulders with the addition of a back pocket to add spine armor …