Pay Homage To the Greats Many individuals like myself prefer the styling of things old and historic; Arturo Magni was in the same boat. Once an integral part of the MV Agusta racing brand, the Magni Brand has blasted thelselves back to the 50s and 70s with the creation of this amazing one-of-a-kind custom motorcycle. …

110 Units  in 24 Hours We covered the unveiling of MV Agusta’s special collaborative project with automotive manufacturer Alpine earlier last week, and the release date has since come and passed. The new MV Agusta Special Edition Alpine Superveloce was limited to just 110 bikes, and in typical MV Agusta fashion all bikes sold out …

Collaborations Don’t Come Cheap I covered the official teaser for this collaboration project released by the MV Agusta brand earlier this month, and I’m pleased to inform you that the limited edition MV Agusta Superveloce Alpine is no longer just a dream and will be available for purchase very soon. Alpine and MV Agusta have …

Get in on This EV Powersports Company Volcon revealed its first EV called the Grunt, which is an all-terrain bike that’s supposed to launch in 2021. The four-wheel UTV models will come out after that. Recently, the company has opened up a round of investment to the public, so that means you can own a …

Supporting The National Youth Project Using Minibikes Comoto Holdings will match donations up to $25,000 to support The National Youth Project Using Minibikes. This organization teaches responsibility and provides mentorship to teens through group minibike rides. The Gift of Riding holiday campaign wants to make Giving Tuesday (December 1) an important day. This year there’s …

Silverstone Among Others Thrown a Lifeline Coronavirus has completely decimated many different sporting events and racing series. Although the NBA was successful though playing the playoffs in their ‘bubble’ many other sports have not been quite as lucky. Although we can all gather around a TV to see a live motorsport event, the venues are …

A Major Restructuring In an interesting move, Kawasaki says it will be spinning off its motorcycle and engine businesses as a part of a major restructuring that will integrate some of its industrial divisions of the company. While Kawasaki is a big player in the motorcycle industry, it’s just a small part of Kawasaki Heavy …

48 Hours to Sell 500 Units Leaving 200 Left for America Almost one full month ago, KTM brought us the new 890 Adventure R and R Rally edition ADV/enduro design. Despite being in a global pandemic, motorcycles keep flying off the shelves at record paces with sales surging across the board; the new KTM 890 …

God From the Electric Machine Deus ex Machina has decided to team up with head-honcho of the EV charge, Zero Motorcycles, to bring a custom one-off Zero SR/S to compliment Zero’s new 2021 lineup of EV motorcycles. Deus ex Machina (god from the machine) is a custom motorcycle builder with a resume that stacks up …

CEO Zeitz’s Plan Seems to be Working Harley-Davidson is going through a massive restructuring plan on basically all levels of the business. The plan, called Rewire, might already be starting to see positive results. The company just reported its best third quarter since 2015, according to Motorcycle.com. The report indicates that Harley’s revenues declined by …

More Car Safety Tech Makes Its Way To Motorcycles If you’ve driven a newer luxury car in the after the sun has set you may have noticed headlights that turn with the car to highlight potential obstacles on a curve. With so much new tech coming to motorcycles, it’s easy to beg the question, “Why …

Motorcycle riders will more often than not pay premiums for any products that may provide additional layers of safety to your trip. In a day and age where we have smart helmets, com systems, heated gear, lean angle identification devices; why not add another product of the list of “things to buy to keep me …

Yes, Please Recently our sister publication Motorbike Writer published a story about the fact that Aprilia test rider Tommaso Marcon recently posted a picture to his Instagram that showed a special track-prepped version of the new RS 660. This bike was called the RS 660 Trofeo and there are rumors out there that it could …

Biker-Builder ‘Bad Winners’ Disrupts Yamaha’s Yard Built Contest Yamaha chose the XSR700 for this year’s ‘Yard Built Contest’; a contest that has been spitting out radical and elegant custom motorcycles since 2014. Already having a vintage heritage styling with the Yamaha XSR700, you know designers will be keen to provide builds similar to the ones …

I Thought it Was Dead Arc Motorcycles has a cool looking but wildly expensive electric motorcycle called the Vector. The company went into administration (bankruptcy) in 2019, so I assumed the company and its bike were toast. Now, according to a Motorcycle News article, the company has been revived.  The company went into administration, but …

Introduction Every now and then you get to review a product or products that are so functionally design-oriented, so well built, and so utterly effective that one feels most fortunate to have gotten the review opportunity. And while there are tons of good stuff out there, it’s still not a given that any product put …

Čezeta Electric Scooters Is for Sale, and You Can Be the New Owner It’s not every day the opportunity arises to shoot some capital investment over to a motorcycle-related company in exchange for ownership, but on the flip side, it’s not every day you have a couple million dollars to drop into a passion project …

Arch Motorcycle is a luxury American motorcycle manufacturer based in Hawthorne, California. The company was founded in 2011 by actor Keanu Reeves and bike designer Gard Hollinger. Together, the duo and the rest of the team at Arch Motorcycle create exclusive and bespoke machines for discerning customers. Though the company was officially founded in 2011, …

The Baby HD for China by China News of the Harley-Davidson Chinese-made motorcycle has come out before. The company partnered with Qianjiang for a new bike. I wasn’t sure if this would continue due to the fact that Harley is going through a dramatic restructuring, but now design filings with China’s National Intellectual Property Administration …

Introduction To repeat a statement made in the Introduction Section of the inView Wireless Helmet Brake and Turn Signal System review…”technology isn’t standing still”, even in our COVID-19 world; in fact, in some ways, some technologies have seen an acceleration with many solutions coming into their own to provide timely pandemic coping tools and solutions. …

Big-Bike Manufacturer Harley Davidson Will Avoid Paying $3 Million to Recall and Replace Parts After Emissions Scandal Harley Davison is known to the world as a company that produces giant monster bikes that are loud enough to set off car alarms when they fly past. But as of 2016, they have been in some deep …

When the Victory story came to an end in 2017, the brand left behind a legacy. Or rather, the departure of Victory left a hole in the market that still hasn’t been filled. While many riders may state that the market is already saturated with American-style cruisers, Victory offered something different. It breathed a breath …

Table of Contents Introduction I wanted to state my primary reason for writing this article. As much as I searched, I could find little to nothing about the actual ownership of CAKE bikes. Sure, there are tons of videos produced by CAKE or created by those who have done demo rides. I’m wise enough to …

For Its Electric Scooter Vespa’s Elettrica is the company’s electric scooter and recently it received an honorable mention in the 2020 Compasso d’Oro design awards. The prestigious awards started in 1954 and continue to be an important recognition for design projects that are Italian-made.  Only 18 products made the cut. The Vespa was the only …

For the Twin-Cylinder Category Andrea Rossi was able to pilot the Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro to victory in the Twin-Cylinder category of the Transanatolia Rally. Overall, Rossi finished ninth. For those who don’t know the Transanatolia Rally is a Turkish race that’s one of the most grueling rally-raid events in the world. The route takes …

According to a report today posted on MotorCycleNews.com, it seems that Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, and Kawasaki have put aside their rivalry for the benefit of the consumer. At least, that is, in the realm of electric bikes. Last year, an agreement was made between the four that they would work together to make modular battery …

Making Way for a New Generation of Riders There is no doubt that Can-Am’s on-road fleet is designed to overcome traditional barriers to riding. Both the Spyder and the Ryker have created easily accessible opportunities for ridership where none previously existed. When Women Lead Josée Perreault, Senior Vice-President of Can-Am On-Road, explains the vision behind …

It Has Quietly Disappeared The future Harley-Davidson that was the most interesting to me was not the Pan America, but the Bronx. However, as Motorcycle.com points out, the Bronx has been quietly removed from the company’s future vehicles page. Previously, Harley had it listed alongside the Pan America. When you notice this in conjunction with …

And Shares a Video I’ve reported on the 2electron McFly technology and electric bike before. The system basically enables an electric bike to sound, feel, and ride like a wide variety of gas-powered motorcycles. The system can emulate anything from a 250cc two-stroke to a 1,000cc sportbike. Through powertrain controls and large speakers, you get …

Building a Better Electric Motorcycle The two Dutch companies Dohms and Spike Technologies are now working together on a new electric motocross prototype. The two companies recently teamed up with the Dutch motorcycle riders’ association KNMV. That connection likely means this project is a big deal, according to MoreBikes. The companies are using a Yamaha …

Co-Written by Jim Pruner and Greg Phillips The First Electric Harley Davidson Was Born in 2019 If you can name a more controversial motorcycle than the Harley Davidson LiveWire I would be shocked. Mention it on any social media platform and prepare to read dozens of strong opinions with most of them being on the …

An Electrifying New KTM KTM and Bajaj have been working on a new electric mobility platform called EMotion. Actually, it’s KTM and about eleven different partners, but the project started in March 2020 and is continuing to move forward. The list of partners includes AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, KTM Technologies GmbH, Kiska GmbH, …

Liquid-Metal to the Rescue Right now batteries use hard metal material to store power. There are also things called flow batteries, which use liquid-state electrodes. These batteries can’t be used right now in applications where there’s movement. They have to be stationary. However, a team of University of Texas at Austin researchers in the Cockrell …

Want to Build and Electric Bike? I’ve often wondered how hard it would be to convert an internal combustion engine motorcycle over to an electric bike. Yamaha wants to make it easier and has now showcased some electric crate motors.  The video went up on the company’s YouTube channel and shows some killer looking electric …

Easing the Helmet Requirement Missouri’s governor signed into law a bill that will ease the helmet requirements. The new rule is if you’re 26 and have health insurance you don’t have to wear a helmet. The new law will go into effect on August 28. The National Safety Council and the National Association of the …

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 …

A New Design Lead for MV Agusta I would argue that MV Agusta makes some of the most beautiful motorcycles on sale today. That is due in large part to Adrian Morton, the British designer that held the Design Director role at the company for the last 20 years, according to Omnimoto. He was a …

Kawasaki’s Electric Bike Project Continues Kawasaki has teased the EV Endeavor project several times now, but this is the 10th time, according to Motorcycle News. The company put out a 20-second teaser video on its YouTube channel showing the bike in action and without all its body panels on it. When it’s all wrapped up, …

The Next Super Adventure KTM appears to be out testing its new 1290 Super Adventure motorcycle. The bike was recently spotted. Images of it were shared by Motorcycle News. The bike was initially expected in 2019, but that obviously didn’t happen. Now it seems the company is on track to move forward with the project. …

Comoto: Revzilla, Cycle Gear, J&P Cycles If you want to raise money for the National Motorcycle Safety Fund, The Kurt Caselli Foundation, and the Motorcycle Relief Project, you should participate in Comoto’s The Ride is Calling Charity Ride. This fundraiser has a goal of raising $100,000 to support these motorcycle organizations, which support motorcycle riders …