The Ducati Monster 821 Stealth Is Back For Another Year Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Similar to the Monster 821, the Monster 821 Stealth returns to the 2021 Ducati line-up for North America. With Euro5 regulations in place, this model is no longer available in Europe but will still be on sale …

Unchanged For 2021: The Monster 821 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Monster 821 remains an option in the 2021 Ducati line-up in certain regions. In Europe, the Monster 821 doesn’t meet Euro5 emissions compliance regulations—hence the introduction of the new Monster. For the USA and Canada, those looking for an older …

The Exclusive, Limited Edition Ducati XDiavel Black Star Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The most exclusive model in the XDiavel segment of the 2021 Ducati line-up is the XDiavel Black Star. It’s the top of the range sports cruiser from Ducati, and like all things exotic from this legendary Italian motorcycle manufacturer, …

Get Your Deals Now Before Riding Weather Hits It’s darn cold this week across the nation. And many folks (including myself) are praying for it to warm up so we can go ride. Warm weather will come, I promise, but while we’re all waiting for it to make it here, you might as well nab …

Muscular Performance: The 2021 Ducati XDiavel S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The XDiavel S is one of the most popular motorcycles from Italian brand Ducati. It’s a top-of-the-line power cruiser that fuses the brand’s performance history into a more cruiser-focused ride. It’s unmistakeably Ducati but it also borrows some DNA from …

Introducing The New Ducati XDiavel Dark Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The XDiavel Dark is the latest addition to the 2021 Ducati line-up. This new model replaces the outgoing base XDiavel model and gives it a darker character. Instead of being a normal XDiavel, it’s a blacked-out sport-focused machine designed to prove …

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 …

Ducati’s Premium Heavyweight Cruiser: The Diavel 1260 S Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links For those looking for a top-of-the-range power cruiser, the Diavel 1260 S is the best model in the 2021 Ducati line-up for your needs. It’s a muscular cruiser that’s a refinement of the already impressive Diavel 1260. In short, …

Ducati’s Premier Muscle Cruiser: The Diavel 1260 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Ducati’s muscular power cruiser is one of the most exciting models in the 2021 Ducati line-up. Featuring all of the classic hallmarks of a genuine Ducati motorcycle, the Diavel includes elegant bodywork, a commanding road presence, and an exotic Testastretta …

The 2021 Husqvarna 701 Enduro LR: For Long-Range Adventures Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Though it features absolutely no updates from 2020, the LR variant of the 701 Enduro joins the ranks of the 2021 Husqvarna line-up. This European-made dual-sport motorcycle is almost identical to the base model 701 Enduro, but with …

Ultimate Versatility: The 2021 Husqvarna 701 Enduro Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 701 Enduro is one of the most formidable motorcycles in the 2021 Husqvarna line-up. It’s a dual-sport machine that marries the best of Husqvarna’s on- and off-road expertise and fuses them together in one impressive package. As a dual-sport …

Race-spec Riding: The 2021 Husqvarna FS 450 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The FS 450 is not a motorcycle for the amateur rider. It’s a thoroughbred sports machine and one of the most fearsome non-road-legal motorcycles in the 2021 Husqvarna line-up. Built upon years of combined Husqvarna Motorcycles and KTM sports know-how, …

Agility Like No Other: The 2021 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 701 Supermoto is the ultimate motorcycle for those looking for a versatile ride. Recently updated, the new Supermoto is one of the highlights of the 2021 Husqvarna line-up. Built on top of years of Husqvarna Motorcycles’ supermotard …

Baby In Stature, Big In Features I wrote an article recently about the recently teased Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 making its way to Europe for an official release, but as of February third, the motorcycle is ready for global sales in an ever-growing small-displacement market. The 2021 Husqvarna Svartpilen 125 is the smallest motorcycle that the …

A Special Edition For A Special Motorcycle Pikes Peak hosts one of the world’s most notorious hill-climb racing events. The event is both dangerous and fast. The goal of the Pikes Peak hill-climb is simple; get from the bottom of the hill to the very top while achieving the fastest time possible in your vehicle …

There has been much hype leading up to the release of Suzuki’s new Hayabusa. Today, Suzuki has announced the legend’s comeback in the form of a 22-minute video released on YouTube.  The 2022 Suzuki Hayabusa has received many updates and the most obvious being its design. Suzuki’s new design is said to have “one of …

Despite The Pandemic, Politics As Usual The Sturgis 2020 motorcycle gathering wasn’t hampered by the global pandemic, and neither will Daytona Bike Week. The 2021 rally is set to continue for its 80th-anniversary meet between March 5th and March 14th. With a recent rise in cases of COVID-19 related illnesses as of October 2020, organizers …

Britain’s Favorite Scrambler Meets the Desert According to Rideapart, the US EPA had some certification documents submitted by Triumph that hint at a “Sandstorm” version of the Street Scrambler 900 that could be on its way for the 2022 model year.  When looking into Triumph’s recent track record, we can see in 2020 they named …

The Rugged Road Rider: Husqvarna’s Svartpilen 701 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Svartpilen 701 is a rugged street scrambler from Swedish manufacturer Husqvarna. It has been a few years since the Svartpilen and Vitpilen models were first unveiled, but as the years roll by, they’re no less attractive. 2020 hasn’t brought …

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 …

Husqvarna’s Rugged and Compact Road Machine: The Svartpilen 401 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Svartpilen 401 is a compact street scrambler from Swedish brand Husqvarna. Despite its rugged appearance, it’s one of the more road-focused models in the 2021 Husqvarna line-up. While it looks like it’s able to tackle tough trails, …

Husqvarna’s Big Single Street Prowler: The Vitpilen 701 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links While the Vitpilen 701 doesn’t get any updates this year, it’s still a key player in the 2021 Husqvarna line-up. It’s a lightweight street bike with a minimalist design principle that focuses on the barest of bare essentials. These …

The Minimalist’s Motorcycle: Husqvarna’s Vitpilen 401 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Vitpilen 401 is a sleek and smart street bike from European manufacturer Husqvarna. While the majority of the 2021 Husqvarna line-up caters towards off-road riding, the Swedish brand has a number of exciting road-focused models for riders looking to experience …

Patents Reveal Superchargers! Harley-Davidson just had the worst sales quarter in a very long time (Q4 2020). The company is sinking faster than it can remove the water that is holding them down, and they seem to be in a position where they are willing to try anything to keep afloat. EV motorcycles, sportbikes, and …

Stopping: Made Better Brembo isn’t your run-of-the-mill regular ol’ brake company. They are quite literally the brake company. If you purchase a new million-dollar hypercar, the odds are in your favor that the vehicle is equipped with a set of Brembo stoppers to keep you and your passengers safe when coming to a stop. Brakes are …

British motorcycle manufacturer Brough Superior has developed an ultra-exclusive release to pay homage to the notorious SS100 V-twin from the 1920s. The now French-based boutique brand has named this motorcycle the SS100 ‘Bert le Vack’ and it was inspired by the gentleman who held speed records in the 1920s, often on Brough Superior bikes. Throughout …

‘Busa-Bros, Rejoice! What goes 180 miles an hour, is built by Suzuki, and has the side profile of a giant superbike? A Hayabusa, of course. Suzuki just put out a teaser video with the title of  “New model teaser”; but it’s very obvious this is a teaser video for the updated 2021 Hayabusa. The ‘Busa …

Honda India Has a Big Announcement Coming At this point, the Honda H’Ness CB350 that originally debuted in India has seen record sales numbers and even found its way across the pond to Japan, where it was rebranded as the GB350 and sold in a similar fashion. Honda India has sent out a teaser image …

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 …

Taiwan Or Bust Italian Electric motorcycle manufacturer, Energica, saw more model sales in January of 2020 than their entire sales year of 2019 combined thanks to the perfect concoction of timing and economic status. It appears that Energica has sent itself even further into financial success through a lucrative deal worth $1 million. A large …

India To Japan What do India and Japan have in common? The food isn’t very similar, but at least starting now we can state as a matter of fact that both countries have Royal Enfield stores. As of this week, the Chennai-based motorcycle manufacturer has extended its complex roots system to the far reaches of …

… And For Good Reason An article recently posted by BikeDekho dives into the subject of Royal Enfield potentially halting deliveries of their popular Himalayan dual-sport model. The fact of the matter is that Himalayans will be on hold for a while… But the more important piece of info we should be seeking is “the …

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 …

230 Motorcycles and 10 Vintage Cars Claimed By The Flames I do not take any enjoyment have to bear the burden of showing you these images/videos. Looking at these images of the result of the Top Mountain Crosspoint Fire is like staring a loved one in the face at an open casket funeral (too much?). …

The Resurrection Continues I feel like I have to mention this in every article I write about anything Norton-related, but boy; have they had a turbulent decade leading into 2021 with all kinds of twists and turns pulling them away from reaching their goal. CEO, John Russel mentioned that Norton needs a full facility and …

In 2018, the Suzuki Hayabusa was taken off the European market. After being one of the world’s fastest production bikes for almost 20 years, it was time to hang up the gloves. Europe was also putting the squeeze on bikes that weren’t hitting the required emission standards, thus leading to the discontinuation of quite a …

Last summer I rode an Indian FTR 1200 S from Vancouver, Washington to Robbinsville, North Carolina. For context, I’ve ridden extreme long-distance trips on several motorcycles before. Here they are in case you’re curious: 2009 Triumph Street Triple R 675, 2011 Yamaha VStar 650 Classic, 2012 Kawasaki Concours 1400, 2018 Suzuki GSX-S 750, 2019 Yamaha …

Harley-Davidson recently held a virtual launch to unveil their 2021 lineup. The event was held to focus on what was new to come but also marking the end of some popular models that have disappeared from their website.  Harley-Davidson’s most recent models to hit the chopping block were the small-and-medium-sized, Street 500 and 750. This …

For the 10C Evo & 10C Pro If you have taken the plunge into the full Sena experience through the addition of one of their 10C Evo or 10C Pro systems and are looking for ways to make the user experience greater than ever, Sena has a new HD speaker replacement kit that is available …

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. …