Husqvarna Motorcycles has finally dropped their long-anticipated adventure bike – and the Judging by RoadRacingWorld’s report, the Swedish manufacturer has just created the perfect middle-class motorcycle for their adventure sector.    The Husqvarna Norden 901 was first peeked at EICMA’s 2019 Show, with the machine’s purported nimbleness, capability, and ruggedness appealing to riders worldwide. Inspired by …

Lean, Mean, and On The Move Buell is back – and as of today, they’ve just released their Hammerhead 1190 to the masses.  When we last covered this story, the American manufacturer was resurrecting back into the market with a supersport called the ‘Hammerhead,’ with the promise of 10 bikes by 2024. “We start with the …

I love old bikes, but man do I ever get enthralled when new models come out. What has changed? What new rider aids have been dreamed up? More power, less weight, give me all the details! This “best of” list tackles bikes from the 2010s, and wow was this hard to narrow down. I shall …

Every day, I celebrate the diversity of the motorcycle community.  Whether a cruise-inclined tourer, a track-lover, or “they’re just in it for the aesthetics”, our community accepts riders for who they are, uniting wise and wacky alike under the umbrella of undying love for the ride. One of the addicting things about riding (I can …

A European custom shop has just done what they do best on a Harley-Davidson Street Bobber – and the combo of 12-inch ape handlebars, and the blacked-out vibe is making me grin like a schoolgirl.  D-Star Customs is part of the D-Star group of companies best known for their racewear line,  formed in 2010 by …

Schuberth has just launched their world premiere – and the topic for this HAS to be the anticipated C5 flip-up helmet. When Schuberth came out with their updated C4 Pro, fans worldwide were more than a little excited. After all, Schuberth had taken what was already a pretty good helmet (the C4) and added all …

The ‘Most Luxurious British Superbike Ever Created’ Norton has just handed us the all-new and re-engineered V4SV flagship of their fleet – and they’ve tweaked it a bit to keep the engine in check after the problems they had with their V4SS.  Norton has had a rich history on the track – and with the …

Import Tariffs could cause taxes for +800cc bikes to be up by 56% – and while Harley Davidson‘s found themselves in a pickle, Indian Motorcycles is cool as a cucumber. Let’s talk about it. It’s no surprise to any of us that H-D has a few short-term decisions to sort out.  After all, the drama surrounding …

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the loss of a fellow racing enthusiast in the motorcycle community.  78-year-old ex-racer Paul Smart was riding his motorcycle when an accident occurred, costing his life.  The man was known for winning the 1972 Imola 200 for Ducati, as well as enjoying various successes in GP and …

Let’s face it; in a perfect world, we’d have everybody understanding how to get low and lean into a curve (we’d also perhaps have cheaper ARCH Motorcycles and a surplus of race tracks available to scoot top speeds for free, but I digress). Unfortunately, the motorcycle community is full of new (and experienced) riders who …

Ducati Unveils an Adventure Bike With a Race Riding Mode Ducati has just released their new Multistrada V4 Pikes Peak, a flagship model for “Rule All Mountains” (episode three of their World Premiere) – and to say it’s a sporty beastie is a wee bit of an understatement.  By sporty, we mean the specs; the …

Indian Motorcycles has just announced that they have released a clothing line commemorating our country’s beloved vets. Christened ‘Honoring Heroes,’ the apparel collection is a collab with the Veterans Charity Ride – that means that 100% of all proceeds will be donated to military organizations and veteran rehab efforts. The report from BusinessWire tells us …

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of a revered and well-loved member of the motorcycle community. Etsuo Yokouchi, the engineer of the iconic Suzuki GSX-R Line, passed at the ripe age of 87 on Wednesday, October 27th.  Not only was this fine man an engineer, but he was also a project …

It’s been a hot minute since Yamaha Brazil came out with their highly-popular Star Wars-themed NMaxes – and given their flair for the cinematic (and the addictive combo of red and gold), it’s no surprise that they decided to collab with Marvel for access to Stark’s suit of armor.  MotoPinas states that Yamaha’s new Iron …

When a bloke at Onehandmade decided to take on an iconic 1979 Ducati MH900e, there was so much to balance. First off, the MH900e is a hefty piece of Team Red history.  With the bike being revealed as Pierre Terblanche’s revolutionary homage to Mike Hailwood’s successes at the Isle of Man TT in 1978, few …

This past Sunday saw the 2021 MotoGP Championship won for Yamaha as 22-year-old Frenchman Fabio Quartararo battled through a surprising turn of events.  According to Jalopnik, Ducati’s own Francesco Bagnaia proved a worthy adversary as both racers sought victory; Quartararo’s goal was to finish ahead of Bagnaia and secure the championship, and Bagnaia’s goal of …

Move over, SONDORS – somebody’s just had you beat, and they’ve already gotten their bike to the masses. Amidst all the hullabaloo surrounding the comparisons between SONDORS’s MetaCycle and Niu’s RQi, despite the incomparable aesthetic and performance (and price) of Harley-Davidson’s LiveWire One, Energica’s top-notch beasties and Zero’s versatile 2022 lineup, there’s one little tyke …

What happens when you put top-notch hand-painted detail with eight motorcycles in Triumph’s renowned Modern Classic range? A whole lot of sexy – and we’re digging the gold vibes.  The report from RoadRacingWorld states that Triumph’s all-new Gold Line Edition range will be available for one short year, with only 1000 units to be sold …

When we last touched on this topic, MotoGP was considering stricter regulations for their race series on behalf of the spoked mortality rates among young riders but had yet to release anything.  Now, a report from CycleNews has revealed the changes that Dorna Sports plans on making to protect the safety of racers on their …

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The Motorcycle Action Group is out to bat for our non-fitting OEM parts – and according to the Department for Transport (DfT), the EU docket holds proposals that seek to restrict bike modifications.  With the coming of 2022, the DfT is looking to modernize current vehicle standardizations. Included in the turn-of-the-year pile, MCN states, are …

Our favorite Italian brake manufacturer is spooling up its knowledge of advanced brake system technology by buying out other companies to expedite the process.  According to the report from Finance Yahoo!, Brembo is looking to open their first high-tech lab in Silicon Valley, CA to accelerate its ‘digitization strategy’ – and Brembo’s Chief Executive, Daniele …

MV Agusta has just released a very pretty Special Edition Superveloce Ago to the masses in commemoration of the outstanding legacy of ex-factory racer Giacomo Agostini – and it’s a retro sports bike reminiscent of Agusta’s previous homages to the man (the Italian manufacturer’s F4 Ago and F3 Ago).  With Agostini having snatched 15 world …

When running errands or short rides, my default is to wear jeans. I don’t like walking around in heavy and hot riding pants. I am all for All The Gear All The Time (ATGATT), but I don’t always put it into practice.  I am hoping the Richa Softshell Mesh WP Pants change that. Over the …

The 2000s were a great decade for me in many ways, but they totally sucked from a motorcycle ownership perspective. I was working hard to ensure food was on the table for my two young sons, and I had to get my riding fix by borrowing my brother’s Gixxer or my father’s Goldwing. Still, there …

“Ducati??” you protest. “As an electric race bike supplier? For MotoE?? But they don’t even have an electric flagship bike of their own, let alone race-spec machines capable of keeping up with Energica Ego’s sky-high reputation for speed and durability.” “How the hell are they going to feed the demand?” …We know, and we’re reading …

Dorna Sports – commercial rights holder for MotoGP – will be losing Energica as their main supplier in electric sportbikes.  Let’s talk about it.  Having successfully fulfilled a rather difficult need (to introduce electric racing to the MotoGP programme), the pioneer of the world’s first mass-manufactured electric motorcycle is allowing their contract for MotoE to come …

Richa Airstorm WP Jacket: Warm Weather Comfort with a Waterproof Liner I can be a bit of a YouTube junkie when it comes to motorcycles. Over the last couple of years, I have followed several UK-based YouTubers (the Missenden Flyer and Richy Vida, to name two) that often wear Richa gear. Intrigued by the brand, …

It is a relevant fact that riding a motorcycle, by the very nature of it, is objectively more dangerous than driving a car. You have two small contact patches with the pavement instead of four larger ones, you are exposed to the elements instead of wrapped in metal and glass, and you are smaller than …

When Honda confirmed their first adventure scooter (the X-ADV) and debuted it at the City Adventure Concept at the 2015 Milan show, there were a few giggles.  After all, why swing a leg over a scooter for a rugged ride when you could have access to an adventure motorcycle with better specs and an all-around …

The motorcycle community, I would argue, is relatively small – not as small as it used to be, but it is still considered more intimate than the raging automotive industry that surrounds us today. Within that community is the tightly-knit fan group cheering for a two-wheeled electric future with cleaner energy sources – and within that …

The lord and ladies over at Team-BHP have just given us an update on the new Pursuit being released by Indian Motorcycles. Newly surfaced VIN data shows the motorcycle will likely be getting a bit of an upgrade in the cardiology department – specifically, a 1,768cc, 122 BHP V-twin, PowerPlus engine currently being put through …

As if we didn’t see this one coming.  America’s beloved motorcycle manufacturer has just gone and dropped a commissioned custom LiveWire One – and the electric motorcycle will be built as a limited edition signature bike for the masses.  According to both AutoEvolution and Bike Exif, the custom job on Harley Davidson‘s first electric motorcycle …

Bridgestone is expanding their tire line – and the new addition to the shelf promises to be the perfect unit for larger displacement adventure bikes.  According to MotoPinas, the new Battlax Adventure Trail AT41 tires are designed by Bridgestone to be the ultimate versatile addition to the adventure segment. The key to the AT41Tires’ versatility, …

Heads up – Benelli’s got a new bun in the oven, and we’ve just had word that it’s a larger adventure bike that’s been type-approved in China. The leak – according to a recent report from CycleWorld – comes with a bit of confusion.  Benelli has indeed been working on an adventure bike to work …

MotoAmerica’s favorite big-bore race series is about to get an expansion – and it’s arriving to create a six-round format just in time for the 2022 season.  The report from MotorcycleCruiser states that the season opener will be at the iconic Daytona International Speedway – an excellent choice that was expected, given that the KOTB …

I don’t care what other riders tell you, or how they justify their moto purchases. They talk about horsepower and handling and technology. Spare me the flapping gums; it’s all about how they look—and how you look on them. Looks are the first thing you see when you see a new bike on the street, …

The original iASUS EAR3 Amplifier Review, done by Rick and published January 2016 had lots of good information on how to get the best helmet audio (with or without an amplifier of some sort), and how to also protect your hearing—all of which is still applicable today. Some things have changed since that original review, …

Robert Haas, wealthy financier, published aerial photographer, and owner of the beautiful Haas Moto Museum, has passed, leaving behind 74 years of solid work, stunning inspiration, and a passion for beautiful motorcycles that leaves us very respectful of the man we never met.  “I was 41 years old, and I was where I thought I …

Chinese brand CFMoto is officially coming back to the US two-wheeled Powersports market – and the big official hop across the Atlantic has taken more than a little planning.  CFMoto has been a popular motorcycle brand in the Central Hemisphere for decades. With the company being in the American Powersports market since 2006 (CFMoto UTVs …