Coming Out of the Pandemic In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a lot of businesses were forced to shut down. In Italy, these shutdowns were pretty much everything. The devastating effects of the virus were felt worse there than many other places. Now the country is coming out of the worst of the pandemic …

Mexican Border to Canadian Border Nobody doubted the Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire to perform, but a lot of people think the range is too short for the bike’s high price tag and everyone says there’s not enough fast-charging infrastructure to support electric motorcycles nationwide. One man decided to see what it was like to take his LiveWire …

COVID-19 Hasn’t Decimated Sales When the world shuts down, what do you do? You go for a ride on your motorcycle, ATV, or other powersports equipment. If you don’t own anything to ride, you go out and buy one apparently. According to multiple sources, including Cycle World and Roadracing World, powersports sales are doing well …

For Trials Riding Fun GasGas is no joke when it comes to off-road motorcycles, which is probably why KTM bought the brand not that long ago. From there, KTM sold the enduro GasGas designs to Reiju. Needless to say, it’s been a wild year for the Spanish motorcycle company, and now the brand has put …

The Sales Keep Coming With 4th of July passed, you might think you’ve missed out on your chance to score some massive discounts on killer gear, but the fact of the matter is that Revzilla is still rolling out new sale items. Also, the 4th of July sales are still on the website, so you …

Weird and Futuristic Yamaha has some odd three-wheeled machines in its lineup, but those designs are honestly good ones if you like a third wheel. There have been rumors of the company adding another leaning trike to its lineup, and now Cycle World has shared some images that show what the bike will likely look …

A Ready-to-Go Small Sportbike Honda recently revealed the 2020 version of the CBR400R in Japan, according to Indian Autos Blog. Unfortunately, this motorcycle will be for the Japanese market only, but it’s a killer bike and one that I would like to see Honda take elsewhere in the world. The motorcycle features the same 399cc …

Keeping Things Rolling Piaggio Group is a massive organization. The group is comprised of Aprilia, Moto Guzzi, Vespa, and other brands, and rakes in a lot of money, so I was a bit surprised to learn that the company secured a $60 million loan in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.  Piaggio Group isn’t in …

Get Ready to Accessorize Indian and Roland Sands Design have teamed up for an FTR 1200 accessory line. The lineup is inspired by RSD-backed ‘Super Hooligan’ American flat track series. The lineup consists of replacement rims, crash protection, levers, and engine covers. “[The] FTR1200 finds its roots and inspiration in flat track racing and RSD …

At the time of this writing, the first official day of Summer is only a couple of weeks away. As such, it’s time to start breaking out the hot weather riding gear. A lot of riders will be reaching for riding gear that includes mesh fabrics in the construction. I’m one of those riders and …

Mecum Auction Anyone? I’m a big fan of little bikes, and the Honda MB5 is on my list of bikes to own. There is one for sale through Mecum right now, and it looks absolutely awesome. The Honda MB5 was only imported to the U.S. for one year, and it was a cool little motorcycle. …

A Good Move by Both Companies Twisted Road and Windy-City Fox Motorsports have teamed up to provide a unique demo-to-own motorcycle program. Twisted Road, for those of you who don’ know, is a large peer-to-peer rental service provider. Windy-City Fox Motorsports is one of the largest dealer networks in the Milwaukee and Chicago areas. Together, …

The Return of the Two-Stroke Could be Mighty Two-stroke motorcycles are typically off-road motorcycles these days, and we don’t see many of them. Four-stroke machines have taken over, but not everyone has left two-strokes behind. I keep one in my garage, and there’s something special about the engine design. Kawasaki knows this well, and the …

Limited Production and Available At Motorcycle Live last year, CCM revealed the Spitfire Six, and I expected these motorcycles to be snatched up pretty quickly. The bike is a limited edition machine, and the company is still taking orders on the Spitfire Six right now, according to MoreBikes. The CCM Spitfire Six is a unique …

Indian Continues Its Support The Sturgis Rally is still on, and that means the Veterans Ride to Sturgis is still on, and Indian Motorcycle is continuing to support the ride. The company is providing several of its models for riders over the course of the two-week event. The Sturgis Rally will begin on August 7, …

Flipping the Script The new Panigale V2 debuted with a monochromatic Rosso Ducati, but now Ducati has revealed a new livery for the bike. The new color scheme is called White Rosso. The White Rosso livery features Star White Silk color as its main color. The white is the primary color here, and it does …

Seeking to Set a Record I recently posted about the Voxan Wattman electric motorcycle, but now the whole bike has been revealed fully. The motorcycle looks like a giant rocket. Max Biaggi will take this bike and attempt to set a new electric motorcycle high-speed record. In order to do it, the bike will have …

Get Massive Discounts on All Sorts of Gear So, I was going to write this on Monday, but I knew 4th of July deals would be coming down the pipe so I waited for the email from Revzilla, which came to me last night, and boy, do they have some good Independence Day deals for …

Introduction Finally, my first opportunity to do a formal Mosko Moto product review for wBW… it’s been a long time coming. The situation is somewhat of my own making, in having one or two earlier Mosko Moto products pass through as travel loans or for short term viewing, without having done anything formally. My interest …

Introduction This review of the Mosko Moto Navigator Cell Phone Pocket or just ‘Navigator Pocket’ is the second of two Mosko Moto products provided and a companion piece to the just submitted Mosko Moto Pico Tank Bag (V2.0) review. As stated in the Pico review, my interest in Mosko Moto products is two-fold: anything new …

Getting More Folks Out There It’s no secret that Harley-Davidson needs more riders, so the company is focusing on getting new folks on motorcycles, specifically Harley bikes. The company has two new programs: “Experience the Ride” and “Learn to Ride.” The Experience the Ride program is for people who think they might be interested in …

From Cars to Bikes Soon you could enjoy adaptive cruise control on your motorcycle. The technology has been available on many new cars, but now it is making its way over to motorcycles thanks to BMW. If you’re unfamiliar with this technology, it’s like standard cruise control, but it uses radars and sensors to automatically …

250cc, Four-Cylinder, and Totally Awesome Everyone has likely seen images or videos of the Kawasaki ZX-25R sportbike at this point, but not all of the details of this machine are yet known. That will change on July 10th, which is when Kawasaki Indonesia has said it will be officially revealing the motorcycle, according to Asphalt …

A Heck of a Month-Long Campaign The Ride Is Calling was a charity campaign that Comoto (owners of Revzilla, Cycle Gear, and J&P Cycles) put on during the month of June. Well, a company representative just let me know that the campaign was successful. It managed to raise more than $100,000 for the National Motorcycle …

Contents BMW History What Makes BMW’s Special? 2020 Adventure Lineup Our Recommended BMW’s Just hearing someone say BMW adventure motorcycles conjures up images of twisty mountain highways, steep dusty trails, vast deserts, and dense forest fire roads. BMW is the company that pioneered the adventure motorcycle segment, and it’s the first that comes to mind …

Enduro Gloves Anyone? iXS is a Swiss motorcycle gear manufacturer, and recently the company put out some new Tour LT Montevideo Air S enduro gloves. They look to be a pretty good option for a mere $49.95. The gloves come with goatskin, Amara textile material, and 3D Airmesh stretch fabric. This combination should provide riders …

From Minsk The weird motorcycle you see here is from a company in Minsk, Belarus. It has a simplistic design with moderate power and is made by a company called Punch Moto. According to New Atlas, the motorcycle was designed and built by the Belarusian company to be a simple commuter electric motorcycle with a …

367 Horsepower Voxan Motors showcased the first Wattman electric superbike in 2013. It was a 203 hp electric bike and crazy. Now the company has a new version and it will come out soon with 367 hp according to the company. This will help the company break the record for the fastest electric motorcycle. To …

The Service Is Growing in 2020 Few things seem to be going right in 2020, but one bit of good news is that BMW plans to expand its Rent a Ride service to more markets. Right now the service is only available in Europe, but the Bavarian motorcycle company plans to expand to 100 rental …

Automatically Adjusting Systems on Your Bike Kawasaki wants to have a system that can predictively adjust the settings and systems on your bike. It patented some technology recently that would use data collected from cameras, lasers, satellite navigation, and sensors to make adjustments to your motorcycle, according to MoreBikes. The cameras are looking at the …

Number 001 Ducati’s Superleggera V4 is an insane machine. It’s the only motorcycle homologated for road use that features carbon fiber frame, swingarm, and rims. It’s also exceptionally fast, and very track ready. The bike will be built in limited, numbers—only 500 will be made—and the first one to come out of the factory has …

Supporting Other Bikers In times like these with Coronavirus screwing up all sorts of motorcycle-related business, it’s nice to see some folks work on a solution. Sonny “Badger” and his wife Angie of The Badgers, successful Vloggers and influencers in the motorcycling world decided to build a website for biker owned businesses. The goal? To …

Lightweight Adventure for Japan In terms of small adventure bikes, the market is much more interesting than it used to be, and Honda has plenty, including the new 2020 CB400X that it recently revealed. The bike was already available in certain markets, but the new 2020 model has been updated to keep it current and …

Redemption? Or More Pain? Last year I reviewed the Klim K1R Raw Karbon helmet and although I liked many things about it, the fatal flaw was how loud it was to wear on the highway. Brutally loud, in fact. After touring the Klim HQ in Rigby, Idaho last September while I was down there enjoying …

You’ll Have to Wait Until Next Year Motorcycle events have been canceled all over the world due to the Coronavirus outbreak. One that hadn’t been decided yet was EICMA. The show is the biggest motorcycle event of the year, and it was recently announced that it would be postponed until 2021.  This comes as no …

Get Your V-Strom Outfitted Right The Suzuki V-Strom 1050 comes ready for action, but there’s no denying that some accessories could help the bike become the ultimate adventure machine. That’s where Givi comes in. The company recently released a line of accessories for the new Suzuki that should make adventuring easier than ever before.  The …

Retro Styled We’ve been pretty impressed with the last few Nexx helmets we’ve reviewed, so it’s cool to see the company come out with a new lid. This one is called the X.G10 Saloon Jet Helmet and it offers unique retro styling with some modern flair. Nexx previously sold the NEXX X.G10 helmet, but this …

The Snell Foundation is a non-profit organization that creates standards for helmets for vehicular activities including motorcycling. My colleagues Jim and Cameron went to the Snell Foundation’s headquarters last year to see exactly how the professionals there do their testing and create the standards that have a major impact on the motorcycle industry and the …

Finding a Good Home Most of us in the motorcycle world know the names Zack Courts and Ari Henning. They’re the two long-time journalists at Motorcyclist Magazine, who have entertained and informed us for years now. After a short time with MotorTrend, the duo and Spenser Robert—the man behind the scenes who makes the camera …

A New Development for This Upcoming Model Recently, I posted about the new 2021 Honda CRF450R that is supposed to be coming out very soon. The bike was spotted in design filings in a few different markets outside of the U.S., including Japan and New Zealand. One of the things I missed in that design …