As one of the Big Four Japanese manufacturers, Kawasaki has had a storied history in the world of motorcycling. From their classic UJM W1 to their nearly indestructible KL series of dirt and off-road bikes, they have always been there to ruffle the feathers of the other three of the Big Four and always in …

It doesn’t matter if an engine is for fun or function – we like new stuff, and it’s useful when our new stuff helps us get rid of old stuff. We love innovation, and The Michelin Group has some pretty stinking neat plans in motion when it comes to recycling rubber.  According to a report from …

The last week of March 2021 saw Triumph Hinckley announce ‘phase 2’ of their hush hush, cloak and dagger, top secret electric bike project. And unlike some other manufacturers who will remain nameless, it doesn’t seem to be all blue sky, smoke and mirrors. So should you get all excited and start selling your hard-mined …

Aprilia has officially become the sixth manufacturer to sign a five-year contract with Dorna Sports to compete in MotoGP through 2026.  In a statement released by Aprilia Racing, they have committed to making advances in “technological research and experimentation excellence within the Piaggio Group”. Starting in 2022, Aprilia will now be on the track with …

A Motorcycle Unique to China The last Chinese motorcycle we covered was that pesky Panigale clone, but to shift focus back to the real innovative motorcycles from China; CFMoto has just released their 800MT ADV motorcycle and it certainly packs a few unexpected quirks. Talking about quirks; you might find it interesting that the Chinese …

Made in China™ Ever dreamed of riding a Panigale V4 with 1/5th the horsepower and half the displacement? Do you want to trick people into thinking you own a $25,000 bike – when really it cost less than half? Quartz.com said it best themselves, “Your brilliant Kickstarter idea could be on sale in China before …

Phase Two, Complete This week, Yamaha pulled the covers on their newly developed (in-house) electric motor that produces a stunning 475 horsepower. For context, the brand new 2021 Chevrolet Corvette produces around the same power figures (490), but this mighty little electric engine is quite literally a fraction the size of the 6.2L V8 found …

Customize It Yourself, or Leave It to the Professionals Indian’s newly unveiled 2022 Chief is truly a sight to behold. After the first Chief rolled off of the production line in 1922, Indian has been hard at work over the century updating the motorcycle to give us the bike we have today. Not only has …

The London Dragster How do you make an already expensive motorcycle even more expensive? MV Agusta knows the answer to this question better than anyone; they have a knack for making super-rare editions of their standard motorcycles for the world to view in amazement. The Italian motorcycle manufacturer just opened its store in London dubbed …

Parking your motorcycle in a safe and secure environment should be a high priority for any rider. Motorcycles are vulnerable vehicles and they can easily degrade if left exposed to the elements. The rain, sun, wind, and snow can cause serious damage to a bike, accelerating rust and corrosion, discoloring parts, and even causing some …

Suzuki’s Compact Racer: The 2021 Suzuki GSX250R ABS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The smallest GSX model, the GSX250R, returns as part of the 2021 Suzuki line-up with a few new additions for the new model year. Borrowing most of its DNA from the GSX-R line—arguably the most famous Suzuki motorcycles in …

BRP Hopping On The EV Train By 2026 5 years isn’t a long time… It feels like just yesterday we were living in 2016. So for those BRP fanatics looking to be electrified; by 2026, BRP plans to offer an electric version of its models across all product lines. Bombardier Recreational Products is looking to …

The 1950s was an interesting decade for the motorcycle industry. As countries began to show signs of economic improvement after the devastation of World War II, motorcycle manufacturers could begin to innovate in new directions. While affordable mobility was still an important part of a motorcycle’s design, the humble motorcycle was slowly being replaced by …

The Hayabusa Returns: The 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Hayabusa is back! Though it’s badged up as a 2022 model, it’s very much a part of the 2021 Suzuki line-up. Over the years, the Hayabusa has become one of the most recognizable Suzuki motorcycles ever made, featuring advanced …

The Pan American Dream Nears Completion After 120 years of V-twin cruiser excellence, Harley-Davidson has finally changed the course of their ship and stepped into the unknown with the introduction of their new 2021 Pan America ADV motorcycle. Although H-D has made a few non-cruiser projects (namely the Livewire) in recent years, it’s even a …

The Fully British Project Is Nearing The Half-Way Point News about Triumph’s TE-1 electric motorcycle has been circulating since early 2019 when they initially announced the big undertaking. However, since then, things have been relatively quiet regarding the project until recently. The British motorcycle manufacturer has been easing their way closer to their project completion …

The Legendary Honda Grom Gets A Redesign For 2022 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Honda Grom has cemented itself as one of the smartest and most innovative small-capacity Honda motorcycles ever made. It’s a pint-sized urban run-around from the Japanese manufacturer that has taken the world by storm. An all-new Grom …

Superlight Sports Performance: The 2021 Ducati Superleggera V4 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links If you want unparalleled performance and money is no issue, then the Superleggera V4 is the motorcycle in the 2021 Ducati line-up for you. It’s one of the most advanced Ducati motorcycles ever made, featuring cutting-edge technology and engineering, …

The 2021 Harley Davidson CVO Limited: Best In Class Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Welcome to the pinnacle, the absolute finest of touring bikes live here. Stiff competition from the Japanese and German-made bikes continues to push American-made machines like the CVO Limited to new levels of luxury and performance. CVO is …

The 2021 Harley Davidson CVO Street Glide is a Showstopper Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links CVO is recognized as the absolute best by Harley Davidson. The pinnacle of factory-custom touring style and comfort. Visually stunning and loaded with power. An American-made jewel for the most discerning rider. The Milwaukee-Eight® 117 V-Twin engine …

The Winning Circle Fasthouse and Italian manufacturer, Ducati, are collaborating on a 2021 Ducati Scrambler to celebrate their success in the 2020 Mint 400. The Mint 400 is a 400-mile race through the Mojave Desert, featuring many dangerous sections of riding terrain. Jordan Graham crossed the finish line in first place on his Fasthouse retrofitted …

Three Pieces, One Design Just like the guys from Donut Media said (here’s the video), you can’t own a Tesla without a cringey vanity plate tacked onto the back to inform everyone else on the roadways that you’re a witty genius that has decided to give up traditional petrol-powered transportation and instead opted for the …

Can-Am has decided to honor the celebration by offering $100,000 to the Women of On-Road program. This program will help spearhead projects that empower women within the riding community. This campaign will help increase awareness, challenge the “biker” stereotype, and make the riding community an inclusive atmosphere for women every day of the year. An …

The 2021 MV Agusta F3 800 RC: The Ultimate (Limited Edition) Expression Of Supersport Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 MV Agusta F3 800 RC is a special beast. It takes the 2021 F3 800, itself an incredible bike, and turns every knob, dial, and switch up to 11. And to …

The 2021 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC SCS: Limited Edition Naked Muscle Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 MV Agusta Dragster 800 RC SCS is one of those special bikes that comes around once a model generation. Offered in a limited edition by the Italian manufacturer, the RC stands for “Reparto …

BRP has partnered with rock legend Joan Jett and hip-hop star SAINt JHN. Together they will take part in the new Can-Am On-Road ad campaign dubbed “Outliers”. This is an effort to celebrate the diversity of the on-road riding community.  Joan Jett is known for her top billboard hits and is no stranger to diversity …

The 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT: A Weekend Escape Bike For The Masses Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Yamaha Tracer 9 GT is an all-new bike from the engineering wizards in Japan. It is the third generation of the Tracer lineup, and replaces the Tracer 900 and 900GT as the …

The 2021 Yamaha MT-07: A Popular Middleweight Choice Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 Yamaha MT-07, much like its bigger brother the MT-09, enters its third generation. As part of this rework of the 2021 model, an all-new 689cc liquid-cooled parallel-twin engine is slung into the Japanese-made frame. Making 75 HP …

The 2021 Yamaha MT-09 is a Thrilling Evolution in Engineering Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Yamaha MT-09 is a fairly new model, having only been launched in 2014. It is an interesting Japanese motorcycle as it toes the line between a naked sport and a streetfighter-style body and power. 2021 is …

The CB500F has Returned After Taking a Short Break! Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 CB500F by Honda Motorcycles makes its return to the US market for this after taking a year off. Keeping the CB500F in the Honda lineup is great news as this bike is a great blend of …

The Exclusive Ducati Diavel 1260 Lamborghini Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Built in partnership between two legendary Italian manufacturers, Lamborghini and Ducati, the Diavel 1260 Lamborghini is a special edition motorcycle like no other, and the crowning jewel in the 2021 Ducati line-up. Limited to just 630 units, this Diavel 1260 is …

To a motorcyclist, a motorcycle helmet is an indispensable piece of protective equipment. It protects your head from damage, protects your face from the elements, and helps to keep your concentration fixed on the road. For some motorcyclists, their choice of helmet is even more important than their choice of motorcycle! The first motorcycle helmet …

In order to climb the professional ladder in the racing world, it’s no secret that you must live in Europe. No matter if the racing medium is cars or motorcycles, you must live in Europe to have the best shot at going pro. Though small series take place worldwide, they aren’t necessarily helping you get …

The 2021 CB500X is Perfect for the Outdoor Adventurer Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Japanese made, 2021 CB500X ABS is Honda Motorcycle’s midsized, touring inspired machine. It comes in with a fresh paint scheme of Matte Black Metallic. Whether you’re on a commute to work or an adventurous ride through the …

The Bike Even Comes With Its Own Racing Series! Aprilia has been busy at work filling in the gaps of their motorcycle line-up with the addition of their new lineup of 660 motorcycles. The RS 660 debuted late last year, and we just got recent news of the Tuono 660 being thrown into the mix. …

Warning! This editorial is actually about the imminent arrival of the Pan America adventure motorcycle, but it takes a while to get there. Skip ahead for some spy shots and predictions if you like at any time. Harley Davidson unveiled their 2021 lineup of motorcycles in a COVID19-friendly, online event on January 12th. You can …

Lane filtering is a controversial topic amongst motorcyclists, motorists, and other road users. Filtering, otherwise known as lane splitting, is a practice that’s widely accepted in many countries around the globe but has never gained much traction in North America. Over the last few years, interest in changing filtering laws has grown but as that …

What Am I Looking At? Although this Yamaha F155 concept is being marketed as a scooter, it might be the coolest looking scooter/bike hybrid I’ve ever seen. Yamaha unveiled this crazy concept today and it’s too cool not to share. Yamaha turned the spotlight onto this scooter following the Exciter 155 unveiling. The scooter borrows …

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 …

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 …