Lane filtering is a controversial topic amongst motorcyclists, motorists, and other road users. Filtering, otherwise known as lane splitting, is a practice that’s widely accepted in many countries around the globe but has never gained much traction in North America. Over the last few years, interest in changing filtering laws has grown but as that …

Over 150k Motorcycles Have Been Sold By BMW in 2020 Alone Despite a global pandemic, motorcycle sales have managed to remain pretty steady over the last year. Whether you want to put the blame on lockdown boredom, or good business & sales tactics, at the end of the day motorcycles are selling like hot-cakes globally. …

One Hundred Years 2021 is a very special year for the Moto Guzzi brand; the company is celebrating their centennial year (100th anniversary as a company) and as a result, have a ton of special edition motorcycles coming down the pipes for Guzzi enthusiasts to fight over. 100 years in any business is no small …

A Deal’s A Deal After a long deal-making process with many lawyers and onlookers involved, Yamaha and Fantic are now in the final stages of transferring ownership of Motori Minarelli as Fantic’s presence in the ever-growing EV and small-displacement market increases. Motori Minarelli has been around for 70 years producing small-displacement motorcycle engines as well …

Sena has now launched the Sena 3S Plus Universal and 3S Plus Boom into the market. The upgrade comes to replace one of Sena’s original headset units, the Sena 3S.  Both new Sena units feature a sleek design, both are ideal for motorcycle and scooter helmet applications. The 3S Plus Boom features buttons on the …

Introduction With 2020 in the rearview mirror, it’s time for a follow-up review to my initial look at the Aerostich Transit 3.0 suit. Part of the reason it has taken so long was due to COVID-19 putting the brakes on a lot of business and trade. When I first received the Transit suit about a …

Out With the Old, In With the New I just made an article about KTM ditching the 790 model and bumping up the displacement for the 2021 model year, and it appears as though other OEMs have taken note of this philosophy (just kidding, it’s only a coincidence); Harley-Davidson has taken their Street Bob from …

Yesterday a massive blaze was seen from miles away, coming from Austria’s TOP Mountain Motorcycle Museum. The fire has destroyed the entire building along with around 230 irreplaceable motorcycles. Fire crews were able to prevent loss to the surrounding buildings but the museum and its rare contents are completely destroyed. At this time, the cause …

More Powah’ Baby! For the 2021 model year, KTM decided to take the 890 Duke R’s engine and drop it into the older 790 Duke, bringing a brand new 890 Duke standard model into the Duke family picture. With the original 790 Duke falling short of the MT-09 (perhaps it was to be more closely …

30 Years In the Making The “Monster” motorcycle name is completely synonymous with the Ducati brand by now and the sales figure to prove it; the motorcycle that pioneered the modern-day hyper-naked styling that we find in so many recent models has managed to sell its 350,000th model. A cause for celebration; after 30 extremely …

350cc’s For $2.5k USD The Honda H’Ness CB350 has done a fantastic job in its Indian market debut with great sales and plenty of happy customers. Typically, Honda has a knack for releasing their new rides in Japan first, but with the CB350 they took a different approach and looped-around backward. Honda has the CB350 …

Get Up to 60% Off Select Helmets We’re in an interesting time of the year right now, when it’s cold for much of the country and many of the sales for the holidays are over. Don’t despair! If you missed the holiday deals this year, there are still some great deals to be had because …

Table of Contents Diavel XDiavel Monster Multistrada Hypermotard Streetfighter Panigale Supersport Superleggera Scrambler Ducati is arguably the most famous Italian motorcycle brand in the industry. Over the years, it has developed a reputation for producing some of the most attractive sportbikes in production, equipped with exotic technology and firey Italian temperaments. The last decade has …

More V4 Power! Aprilia has already brought us the grand unveilings of the new Tuono 660 and recently debuted RS 660 – so now it’s time for their bigger full-size brothers to get some time in the spotlight. The RSV4 and Tuono V4 are coming into 2021 with some notable updates to the base and …

Adaptive Cruise Control Might Be In The Cards It’s been quite some time since the covers were torn off of Husqvarna’s plans to bring a larger adventure bike to the market, and many of us have been wondering when the heck we can expect an official release as the anticipation for this model increases. At …

The New Africa Twin Takes On India The Dakar-derived ADV wonder motorcycle, Honda’s 2021 Africa Twin, will be making its way to Indian dealerships with updates! The Africa Twin has always been ranked on the top of many enthusiasts’ highly-rated ADV motorcycle models, and that’s for good reason. The bike’s roots are seeded deeply in …

Sport Touring With An Updated CP3 The new MT-09 saw quite a sizable amount of updates when it was unveiled by Yamaha late last year. The new Tracer 9 comes with updates in a very similar vein; the motorcycle is getting a pretty big visual overhaul and lots of new tech is finding it’s way …

The Australian motorcycle apparel company SA1NT, has announced its entrance into North America with local distribution. This announcement came today after much anticipation for the company to expand outside of Australia. SA1NT will be in North America in 2021 with its own direct-to-market online and warehousing solution. SA1NT was originally developed by riders for riders. …

The Perfect Low-Cost EV Commuter? The EV motorcycle market welcomes as many new manufacturers as it can possibly fit. Alrendo is looking to make its way into said market with their debut electric motorcycle dubbed the ‘TS Bravo’ expected to launch in May of this year (Europe only). Alrendo makes their EV bikes out of …

New Tires, Bigger Torque Numbers The V85 TT is a relatively newer motorcycle model from the crew over at the Guzzi factory. Although it has only had a brief two-year stint in today’s market, Moto Guzzi has already found some areas of the motorcycle worth improving with the upcoming 2021 model. At the moment, the …

Table of Contents Adventure Cruiser Standard Supersport Sport Minimoto Dual Sport Trail Competition Honda comes into 2021 with fantastic additions, sure to please riders in all categories. Bringing some displacement back to the Cruiser segment, Honda introduces the Rebel 1100. Those in the dirt crowd see the long-awaited updates to the CRF450 family. For those …

“The Revolution is Coming” Triumph has been a little bit behind schedule when it comes to 2021 model unveilings, but it appears now that decision was for the better. Good things sometimes come late, and the new 2021 Triumph Speed Triple 1200 RS is certainly a good thing.  Up until this point, we had a …

The Euro 5 Bug Bites The Duke Brothers Manufacturers have come a long way when it comes to bringing “cool” styling features to low displacement motorcycles, and KTM’s lineup of small bikes are no different. They look directly related to their enormous (in comparison) 1290 brothers, and now – most importantly – come fully Euro …

Since Jochen Zeitz stepped into the role of CEO, Harley-Davidson has been focused on the company’s “Rewire” strategy. This consisted of putting the focus back onto HD’s core customers.  In the summer of 2020, everyone saw the disappearance of the Harley-Davidson Bronx streetfighter. This was in the fashion of a simple removal from the “Future …

 Bump Up Your “Brap”! HP Corse – a notable Italian exhaust manufacturer – has three new Evoxtreme slip-on exhausts for your BMW S 1000 XR. Slip-on exhausts can either be a time-saver or a time-waster. Replacing an entire system will often give you the benefit of some extra horsepower, but a slip-on option can be …

Trouble In Little Italy Although the incident happened last month on December 17th 2020, news has just recently become public regarding a scheduled FBI raid on Ducati’s North American headquarters.  The details are still hazy as to what business the FBI had at Ducati’s home-base, but another publication – Asphalt & Rubber – is reporting that …

The Best Riding Outfit Starts With a Good Base Layer If you’re looking to stay comfortable when you ride, then you need to start with a base layer designed to do that. Right now at Revzilla, Heat-Out’s baselayers are currently for sale. They’re up to 64 percent off, so you can get the base layers …

The Brawny BMW R 1250 RT Gets An Update for 2021 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The 2021 BMW R 1250 RT is a brawny Europe-made sport tourer and one of the models in the 2021 BMW line-up to receive significant updates for the new year. The most obvious upgrade is the …

Introduction Our COVID-19 world has, for many, put a major crimp in travel activities, including those motorcycle-based; but what helps to remain positive and looking ahead is that we can still plan for the road ahead. And part of this planning usually involves a packing list and along with the packing list, the manner of …

Britain’s Heavyweight Cruiser: The Triumph Rocket 3 R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The enormous, heavyweight Rocket 3 cruiser has been a stable in the Triumph Motorcycles stable since it first rolled onto the scene in 2004. It’s big, bold, boisterous, and back again as part of the 2021 Triumph line-up. It’s …

Road-focused Adventure Machines: The Triumph Tiger 1200 XR Line Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Tiger 1200 XR line remains a crucial part of the 2021 Triumph line-up. The small-sub range of British-made adventure motorcycles hasn’t received much in the way of updates since 2018, and the same is true for …

What Am I Looking At? Although this Yamaha F155 concept is being marketed as a scooter, it might be the coolest looking scooter/bike hybrid I’ve ever seen. Yamaha unveiled this crazy concept today and it’s too cool not to share. Yamaha turned the spotlight onto this scooter following the Exciter 155 unveiling. The scooter borrows …

More Expensive Than The Meteor 350 The Honda H’Ness CB350 had a highly successful launch a few months ago when it was introduced to the market as a direct competitor to the Royal Enfield Meteor 350. The launch was actually so successful that Honda managed to move 1000 units in less than a month, but …

A couple of months ago we covered the BRP giveaway that was put on by the Road Warrior Foundation and primarily sponsored by Can-Am On-Road. We recently received a follow-up from the BRP team and we couldn’t be more proud to share this positive and heart-warming outcome. The giveaway received more than 500 nominations from deserving …

Team Blue comes into 2021 with some awesome new bikes, some updated bikes, some hopes dashed with rumored machines I do not see offered and some old favorites that are no more. This year sees a new MT-09, but not the MT-10 that’s been rumored. The adventure bike crowd should be excited to check out …

Over the past few years, the Husqvarna name has managed to work its way back into the mainstream. Thanks to a successful partnership with KTM, the brand has managed to grow and flourish into one of the most exciting names in the industry. While off-roading machines are the marque’s bread and butter, the Husqvarna banner …

2020 has been something of a rollercoaster ride. Formal unveilings have been cancelled, reliable dates have been missed, and an air of general uncertainty has kept many manufacturers keeping their cards close to their chests with regard to next year’s model line-ups. Italian manufacturer Aprilia is one of them. While we know that some things …

A Sleek Take On The 125 Duke Europe has quite a large market for small-displacement motorcycles thanks to their licensing laws and regulations that prohibit riders from reaching the big bikes until they have spent enough time on A2-suited rides. AS a result, Husqvarna is bringing a small version of their successful Vitpilen in 125cc …

An Aprilia trifecta has been rumored since the EICMA show in 2019. They unveiled their mid-size duo, the RS660 sportbike and the Tuono 660 (concept). In addition to the two 660’s in the spotlight, there was a third bike camouflaged by foliage in a glass box. This was the first “sighting” of an Aprilia Tuareg …

The RS 660’s Other Half The Aprilia RS 660 had a successful launch in 2020 with the mid-displacement market hungry as ever. The upcoming 2021 Tuono 660 has official model photos (finally) and official release details to go along with it. When it comes to Aprilia’s large displacement motorcycles – namely the Tuono 1250 and …