The 2021 Royal Enfield Continental GT is a Tribute to Classic Cruisers Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Continental GT is Royal Enfield’s observance of its pivotal role in the original cafe racer scene in the 1950’s. The bike of choice, at that time, was the Royal Enfield Continental GT 250, …

Ohlins For Your MT-09 The 2021 MT-09 with its polarizing headlight assembly was unveiled two weeks ago to join the 03 and 07 squads (all with similar headlight stylings). Now, Yamaha has taken the liberty to release some information regarding the new MT-09 SP edition. The SP edition of the motorcycle is essentially an upgraded …

The Scrambler and XDiavel are the next two motorcycles to be revealed in the official rollout of Ducati’s 2021 lineup as described in the second episode of their World Premiere video series. For those unfamiliar, the XDiavel is Ducati’s interpretation of a modern-day cruiser reenvisioned with some of that special ‘Italian DNA’ sprinkled into this …

Devices Will be Compatible Starting in 2021 Sena Technologies and Interphone are two big names in Bluetooth communication solutions for powersports and now the two companies announced a strategic alliance. They will collaborate to bring a more unified communication market to riders. By 2021, Interphone products will share Sena’s proprietary communication technology. This allows products …

The Transmission Could Lock If you own a Kawasaki Ninja H2, then you’ll need to make a trip to your dealership soon. The company has issued a recall on the Kawasaki Ninja H2 due to an issue with the ECU that could cause the transmission to lock up. The NHTSA recently published documents that estimate …

Holy Mother of Modularity First and foremost; I think this is an odd helmet… But it also happens to be really cool… I don’t know what to think about it but regardless the ol’ Scorpion Exo-Tech is getting some updates for next year. Modular helmet options are quickly gaining popularity due to the multi-functionality and …

Freshly Updated! Just when you thought motorcycles couldn’t possibly produce fewer emissions, Euro 5 swoops in and forces every OEM’s hand in updating their line-ups for the 2021 calendar sales year. In November, Honda gave us insight into the six new Euro 5 compliant models they had ready for next year, but it left us …

How to Shop for Motorcycle Gear Shopping for motorcycle gear is nothing like shopping for regular clothing. Why? We’ve learned to shop for clothing based on an abundance of choices. We almost always choose regular clothing based on what we want, not what we need. Motorcycle gear has specific functions beyond covering skin and looking …

Introduction As many of us lament the baring of trees of their colourful fall renderings that (typically) foreshadows reduced riding opportunities for a few months, it is vital, no, critical, that we all continue to look forward in our COVID-19 pandemic world and that as motorcyclists, we all keep planning for the next ride, no …

The Ultimate Adventurer: The 2021 BMW R 1250 GS Adventure Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The BMW R 1250 GS Adventure is the ultimate adventure touring package in the 2021 BMW line-up. This European-made motorcycle is one of the most recognizable motorcycles on the market. It’s sharp, powerful, capable, and one of …

The 2021 BMW R 1250 GS was Built for Tough Touring Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The BMW R 1250 GS is one of the most recognizable motorcycles ever made, and one of the highlights of the 2021 BMW line-up. This European-made motorcycle is the gold standard for adventure-focused touring motorcycles and …

The 2021 Royal Enfield INT650: Flagship of This Year’s Lineup Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Royal Enfield Interceptor 650, or INT650 in North America, is the flagship of the India-based company for the 2021 lineup. With classic lines that echo the original British manufacturer’s 1960’s Interceptor, it carries a certain …

Plenty More Coming from MV Agusta The CEO of MV Agusta, Timur Sardarov, got a little loose-lipped with Bike Social recently in an interview and chatted quite a bit about the future for the company.  Sardarov said the pandemic disrupted production of the company’s motorcycles and it’s still fighting to gain back the ground but …

A Slight Change to the Release Date Bimota’s KB4 is one of the best-looking motorcycles that has come out in recent years, and we can’t wait for it to debut. Not long ago, it came out that the bike would be released in March of 2021, but now new information shows that the release date …

The Royal Enfield Cruiser Recently, Royal Enfield showcased the new Meteor 350 and the bike looks pretty great. The primary market for this bike is India, but there’s, as you can expect, more folks interested in it outside of India. According to the French publication Le Repaire des Motards, RE will bring the Meteor 350 …

Protect Your Noggin for Less Revzilla is starting the holidays right now. The company has already started its full-on holiday sales blitz, and that means you can get good deals on motorcycle gear right now. The company isn’t waiting for Black Friday—though there will likely be steeper discounts later on this month and into December. …

Silence at the Drag Strip Many riders summarize their first EV motorcycle riding experience with something along the lines of “it’s like a slingshot” or, “the power is instant and never-ending”. This makes them a deadly track weapon (take MotoE – electric motorcycle circuit racing – for example) due to the wickedly high levels of …

I feel like these days I’m covering more EV motorcycle news than traditional with the sheer amount of new tech and announcements coming down the pipe from companies such as X Mobility. Last week, Voxan broke the land speed record with a 254 mph top speed, and if you haven’t read into it, you can …

An Iconic Racer from the 1950s The American Motorcycle Association announced the death of Everett Brashear, according to CycleNews. He was 93 and passed away in Los Angeles, California. Brashear was one of the top AMA flat track racers in the 1950s, helping make the sport popular in his day. He managed to win 15 …

Will He be Good or Bad for All of us on Two Wheels? With Joe Biden becoming the president-elect after the course of a stressful election, one question springs to mind. What Biden will do for the motorcycle industry once he takes over at the White House?  President Trump has had a bit of a …

2021 Zero FX: Trail-Shredding EV Power in a Lightweight Package Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Out of the five dual-sport motorcycles Zero has in their new 2021 lineup, the 2021 Zero FX can be found at the bottom of the performance and pricing scale, but don’t let that fool you into thinking …

2021 Zero DSR/BF: The Apex Predator of Electric ADV Motorcycles Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Zero DSR/BF (Black Forest) is the highest level available from Zero when it comes to dual-sport/ADV style bikes in their 2021 lineup. The bike is tailored to ADV enthusiasts and comes complete with all the …

2021 Zero DS: Dual-Sport Commuting With a Side of Trail Riding Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Zero DS is the little brother to the DSR and DSR/BF models found in their complete 2021 lineup. This bike is a great all-around dual-sport choice for riders seeking an economical choice when commuting …

2021 Zero DSR: An Electric Dual-Sport For All Riding Styles Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links   Why limit yourself to one style of riding when you can take your motorcycle quite literally anywhere? This is the exact niche that dual-sport motorcycles seek to fill, and more specifically, the Zero DSR. Buying a …

3/4 Helmet – 4/4 Carbon Fiber How can you make a light-weight open face 3/4 helmet even lighter? Carbon fiber construction, of course. Helstons is here to save the day with their vintage and classically styles lids that take styling of the past and combine it with the safety technology of the present day. Helstons …

I Hate The Cold and Now I’m Converted I live in Alberta, Canada. It’s what I like to call “Northernmost Texas” because we have ranchers, oil fields, country music, and a ton of lifted pickup trucks. I’m told some areas of Texas experience some chilly weather in the winter (even snow in parts), but up …

Is This Little Scooter the Start of Something Big? Yamaha has revealed the e-Vino scooter for Japan. Yamaha has been making Vino scooters for a while, but a couple of years ago, the rumors swirled about an electric Vino. Well, now it’s here but currently only for Japan. This little EV weighs just 150 pounds …

From the moment humans figured out how to derive power from gasoline and build machines to move us about, we had one question: how fast is it? Going fast, being fast, finding ways to get faster, this is how we measure superiority. For me when it comes to motorcycles, I divide fast into quickest A …

A New 350 Cruiser The Royal Enfield Meteor has been a long time coming. The motorcycle was rumored and spotted testing and discussed in length, and now the company has finally revealed its latest 350 for the Indian market, according to the Italian publication Motociclismo. This new bike is built on the J1D platform, which …

Unparalleled Touring Luxury: The 2021 Can-Am Spyder RT Sea-to-Sky Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Can-Am Spyder Sea-to-Sky is an exclusive touring machine that’s all-new for the 2021 Can-Am lineup. It’s only going to be available for one year, adding another layer of exclusivity to this already premium touring range. In short, …

The Spyder Goes Touring: The 2021 Can-Am Spyder F3-T Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Can-Am Spyder RT Limited is an upgraded version of the Spyder RT with plenty of touring-focused extras and comfort updates. The RT-series are the performance touring range within the 2021 Can-Am lineup, taking the sporty heart …

The 2021 Can-Am Spyder RT: Touring and Ergonomic Comfort Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Can-Am lineup has a model for just about any kind of rider. However, for riders looking for premium touring comfort, the Spyder RT range is designed with practical touring ergonomics in mind. There are three models …

Unlimited Touring: The 2021 Can-Am Spyder F3 Limited Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Can-Am Spyder F3 Limited is the top-of-the-range touring model in the Spyder F3 range, and one of the most sophisticated models in the entire 2021 Can-Am line-up. It’s a premium touring trike designed for comfortable on-road touring …

3D Print Me a Bike, While You’re at It Many companies across all fields of manufacturing are beginning to incorporate 3d printing into their building process. Many shoe companies are 3D printing soles, car parts are being 3D printed, the list goes on. BMW has finally turned to incorporate 3D printed components for their race …

20 Units for 2021 The retro-inspired Bimota KB4 motorcycle is finally set to debut for a very small production run come March of 2021. The sportbike should feature the same 1043cc inline-four found in the Kawasaki Ninja 1000xs and their other recent design, the $75,500 USD Bimota Tesi H2 (supercharged). The Euro 5 compliant engine …

For the Indian Market TVS will take on the new KTM 250 Adventure in the Indian market with its own small adventure bike. The company will create a motorcycle based on the RR310, according to GaadiWaadi. This new motorcycle was jointly developed with TVS and BMW Motorrad in 2018 and it will likely take after …

Patents Surface There were rumors of a Yamaha turbo bike coming soon, but now there are some patent filings that were spotted by Motociclismo. These patents show a three-cylinder 847cc engine that’s turbocharged. What that means is that there could be a turbocharged MT-09 coming soon. The MT-Turbo has a smaller bore and longer stroke, …

The Spyder Goes Touring: The 2021 Can-Am Spyder F3-T Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Can-Am line-up has plenty of exciting models in it, but the Spyder F3-T is particularly interesting. Unlike the other models in the Spyder F3 range, the F3-T takes the sporty three-wheeler and takes it into a …

The 2021 Can-Am Spyder F3-S Special Series is the Ultimate Performance Trike Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Spyder F3-S Special Series is the most sports-focused model in the 2021 Can-Am line-up. It’s designed to deliver unparalleled sports performance without compromising the overall cruiser nature of this unusual three-wheeled package. The Special …

Can-Am’s Sporty Spyder: The 2021 Can-Am Spyder F3-S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Spyder F3-S shares the same DNA as the stock F3 model but thanks to the addition of a special sports package it offers superior engine performance, more responsive handling, and an extra riding mode. It’s one of the …