Adding lights and other electrical devices to your bike can give you a lot of additional capabilities, but it can also be a headache—not to mention, a liability—to mess with the wiring loom on your bike. Fortunately, certain devices can allow you to add these accessories without ever going near those complex systems. The Denali Cansmart …

Obi Wan Loves His Bikes – And You Should, Too It’s been a minute since Ewan MacGregor’s role as a Jedi Master in the Star Wars franchise catapulted the star to new heights of success.  With his current net worth sitting pretty around $50 million, the celebrity can afford to relax into one of his …

The Daredevilry Doesn’t Stop For December’s Fluffy Stuff… Let’s face it – tucking away the motorcycle for the winter sucks.  Having grown up on the fickle weather of Canada’s Ontario Snowbelt, winter bike blues are no joke. I’ve spent my (rather short) bike history prepping bike lines in the late fall, storing the machine on …

Honda 2Wheelers India has been sending us a slew of Navi kits – and apparently, we’ve already seen over 5,000 of the kits dispatched across the border from Mexico.  The report from AutoCarPro states that there hasn’t been that much demand for the little motorcycle-scooter hybrid in the Eastern Hemisphere.  Originally launched at the 2016 …

Austria-based Horwin specializes in affordable electric motorcycles and scooters. Their latest product is a swanky new scooter called the SK3. Designed as a practical commuter, the SK3 features a modern, sporty design that’s quite simple. RideApart reports that the scooter comes with LED lighting, a digital LCD instrument panel, and cruise control.  The Horwin SK3 …

Four European Builders, Four Bikes – And One Could Go Home With You “Inspired from the past, anchored in the present, and looking towards the future.”  These are the parameters of the new custom build-off competition that Indian Motorcycles has put in motion, together with the Wheels and Waves festival.  America’s oldest motorcycle manufacturer has …

The middle-weight ADV segment is one of the most exciting spaces in the motorcycle industry. When it comes to off-road credibility, models like the Yamaha Ténéré 700 outshine the likes of other Japanese bikes like the Suzuki V-Strom 650. French custom shop Trail Découverte Concept aims to rectify this with an aftermarket kit for the …

Zero Motorcycles has issued a recall of the 2022 model year SR, SR/F, and SR/S electric motorcycles over an incorrect brake pad that may have been installed in the rear caliper. Asphalt and Rubber report that “45 motorcycles in question fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 122, “Motorcycle …

We’re an ATGATT company, but if there’s one piece of gear you should prioritize above all the rest, it’s most definitely your helmet. After all, broken arms, legs, and ribs can heal, but broken skulls? Not so much. Fortunately, Revzilla’s got the goods you need this week with select Sena helmets over 50% off. See …

“Celebrating The Spirit Of Freedom & Love Of Design” We’ve just had word that Canadian singer and songwriter Justin Bieber will be starting on a new mystery project with Vespa – and we think it’ll be a new machine for the pop culture of the USA. “Style and design are a source of constant inspiration …

A mere six days have passed since Harley-Davidson went public with their LiveWire Brand. The American motorcycle manufacturer has been smart when it comes to placing multiple eggs in multiple baskets – and now, we’re told that a major investor in LiveWire’s public offering will be doing their own spinoff, similar to Harley’s. The report …

Remember when we covered Energica bowing out of MotoE and the drama surrounding Ducati’s step into the role as MotoE’s electric bike supplier?  Well, we knew they had access to Energica’s bikes for study – but we had no clue they’d have a prototype out on the track so soon.  A report from MCN states …

Holy Motorcycles, Batman – It’s Built Around an Original Catalina 250! The dawn is coming – and by all accounts, it’s coming in the form of a replica Batcycle about to go up for auction.  Our report for today’s bit of gossip comes from TopSpeed, along with the news that the Mecum auction house will …

You know how the old song goes. “Mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the midday sun.” Well, we’re here to tell you that there’s a third category that needs to be added here: motorcyclists. And that’s because ever since ancient Greek soldiers realised that going into battle in loincloths might make you look like …

Can Am is all about empowering our female riders of the motorcycle community proper – and with 19 awards already tucked into the proverbial belt, they are making a difference in the very best of ways.  The report comes from a press release issued yesterday (found for you to peruse on Motorcycle.com), with the main …

We’ve just had word that Five-time AMA Supercross champion and seven-time AMA Motocross Champion Ricky Carmichael will be in the house for 2022’s AIMExpo – and he’s scheduled to be a keynote speaker of the event.  The news comes from a press release from AIMExpo, along with the heads-up that the iconic man will be …

Arai’s got a new set of colorways for their tried-and-true VX-PRO4 helmet – and considering all their lids are hand painted so meticulously, the red and yellow schemes are nothing short of stunning.  Back in the beginning of September, we covered a neat neon-wedge design that Arai had just debuted for the VX-PRO4. Arai, I …

The electric motorcycle industry is getting bigger by the day.  With Harley-Davidson dropping updates on their new LiveWire ‘Arrow’ electric motorcycle platform (which will be used in the new S2 Del Mar concept), Damon Motors being the usual elusive tease hinting at their new electric HyperFighter Colossus bike pre-CES and Kawasaki blurting outright to the …

H-D’s Second Electric Brainchild Could Be A Budget-Friendly Middle-Weight Competitor When the LiveWire One was debuted, many adored the torquey tug and quality components – but at a sky’s-the-limit price of $29,799 USD (The post-2019 price dropped further but still hovered at a base MSRP of $21,999), the bike was beyond the reach of the …

“You know what your problem is, Richie?…You’re a nice guy.” Our favourite Gas Monkey Garage owner has just forked over a hefty wad of green for Fonzie’s iconic 1949 Triumph Trophy 500 from the hit show “Happy Days” – and judging by the price tag, ‘bang-for-buck’ wasn’t that much of a concern.  Source: Outsider The …

“If Santa Wore Leather and Had Reindeer Named Harley and Davidson” The world’s largest motorcycle parade is about to go down this coming Sunday on the sunny streets of Chicagoland – and word is that the run will be attracting more than the usual thousands of Harley, Triumph, Indian, Yamaha, Ducati, Kawasaki and Honda attendees.  …

Triumph’s designer for the new 2022 Tiger 1200 – a superb gent by the name of Rodolfo Frascoli – has just undergone an interview with Italian media outlet Motociclismo – and we get a sneak peek of what goes on in the lab when creating a top-notch Triumph machine.  RideApart is right – with the …

Stark Future, a new Spanish electric dirt bike company, has just unveiled its first motorcycle called the Stark Varg. On paper, it seems like this could be the most capable electric dirt bike we’ve ever seen. In fact, the company claims that it’s the “world’s fastest motocross bike.”  Stark Future was founded by Anton Wass …

BMW has added a new jet helmet to its 2022 collection. Called Sao Paulo, the sleek, basic design is bound to make you look good.  RideApart reports that the shell on the Sao Paulo is made of reinforced fiberglass of two sizes to fit a range of head measurements. Sizing options range from 53/54 to …

In a recent about-twist, the UK Government has gone from announcing zero greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) in the EU by 2050, to encouraging EVs with grants for the masses, to now cutting those same perks.  Let’s dig into it.  The report from MCN states that “The Department for Transport has announced changes to the plug-in …

Well, this was a fun bit of news to stumble across as I drank my morning gallon of caffeine.  The Company Names Tribunal of the UK’s government website appears to hold an application from Norton Motorcycle Racing Ltd. – and they’re requesting a company name change.  Let’s chat about it. The history of Norton Motorcycle …

So you’re a budget biker.  You’ve gotten yourself a decent motorcycle – perhaps a solid Kawi Ninja 650 or a Honda CB500F – you’ve fixed it up yourself, scrounged the aftermarket for new parts, and made a hooning machine your ancestors would be proud of.  Still, every money-modest motorcyclist has the ultimate dreamboat kicking around …

Team Red has just had a special guest take a rip on their Panigale V2, and thanks to the support of Ducati North America, the founder of ARCH Motorcycles apparently had a sweet time on the twisties.  Our (roughly translated) source comes from D1SoftBallNews, along with the update that Keanu Reeves’s track day was a …

Quin-tessential? Not Quite Yet The Quest is Dallas, TX-based Quintessential Designs first attempt at building and selling an adventure helmet. They aimed ambitiously high by choosing to build it as a carbon fiber, modular helmet equipped with an automatic SOS distress beacon and integrated Bluetooth electronics. It seems to me they bit off more than …

Earlier this month, Max Biaggi set a whopping 21 new records — including the speed record for a “partially streamlined electric motorcycle under 300 kilograms” — aboard the Voxan Wattman. The team managed to clock an impressive speed of 283.182mph (455.737kph). Now, a couple of weeks after his record-setting attempt, Biaggi shared his thoughts on …

Beyond the abundance of lush rolling fields, wooded valleys, heathland, and tors of England’s Devon countryside is a secret connected to the Normandy beaches of D-Day. That secret, locals insist, is heaps of buried Harley-Davidson military motorcycles (among other equipment) that were brought in when the vets of our country entered to train for what …

Who Do You Think Won? Top Speed’s just covered a fantastic drag race between a WSBK Kawasaki ZX10r Racing-Morrad (Team Pedercini Racing), a Kawasaki ZX-10r (stock form), an Energica Ego electric motorcycle (street version), and a Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570 Super Trofeo (Victory). To be honest, we’re not sure they even bothered with the Lambo, but …

…and They Just Might Join Forces and Co-Develop a Hydrogen Engine To Speed Things Along In a recent Joint Press Conference posted on YouTube by Kawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd. (Kawasaki Heavy Industries), Subaru Corporation (Subaru), Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda), and Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. (Yamaha Motor), the topic was carbon neutrality …

Harley-Davidson Bets On The New Gens…Should You? In a big bit of news that popped up Monday, Harley-Davidson is officially making their electric brand LiveWire One a publicly-traded entity valued at $1.7 Billion.  “If anything this underlines what we’ve been saying for a long time,” Roth Capital analyst Craig Irwin says. “Detroit, wake up! The …

All brands have certain challenges to overcome, especially the historical ones. Be it a poor marketing decision, failed product launches, or embarrassing social media boo-boos, it’s almost expected that at some point all brands will make a misstep. Think Ford’s Edsel, ‘New’ Coke from the 80s, or even U2 and Apple downloading music onto people’s …