Premium Gear, Not a Premium Price Klim makes some killer gear and if you’re an adventure rider you already know this. The company is equipping the folks out there taking the truly killer rides, but the gear comes at a price. Klim gear is expensive, so it’s important to keep an eye out for the …

Trying to Stop the Coronavirus With some companies beginning to return to work after the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, you might think we’re out of the woods. Well, that’s not the case yet. It will be many months before the pandemic is under control. Brembo is here to help. The company recently made a …

Say Goodbye to Suzuki Large Displacement Bikes The upcoming emissions standards for the Indian market have killed off more bikes that we really like to see. It has opened up room for some new models as well, but now Suzuki has canceled all of its street bikes bigger than 250cc, according to various sources. The …

A Cool Electric Bike Most electric bikes fit into a few different categories it’s they’re either small commuter machines or they offer something on the complete another end of the spectrum and usually a sportbike. The Trevor FTR Stella is a little different. This bike is an electric flat track racer. Coming from Trevor Motorcycles, …

Getting Back on Track COVID-19 threw a giant wrench in the inner workings of the motorcycle industry. Bike manufacturers from all over were temporarily shutting down, and now it looks like things might start to reopen. According to OmniMoto, Ducati is easing back into production again. A number of Ducati employees are back in the …

The Triumph Lineup Only Gets Better in 2020 Triumph is the British motorcycle company that most North American folks think of when they think British bikes. The company has a very robust lineup. The Bonneville lineup alone is one worth considering no matter what you’re using your bike for. Add to the Modern Classics lineup …

The Sena Momentum Gains Mesh… After reviewing the Sena Momentum Pro last fall, based on that positive experience, I was hoping to have another Momentum helmet review opportunity…seeing as how the Sena Momentum EVO with Mesh had just been announced while completing the Momentum Pro review. Fortuitously, while coordinating the provision of a Sena SRL …

Foreword A big thank you to Chris at Volt Heat who provided the Fusion 12V/7V Dual Source Heated Vest for this review along with the (reviewed) Fusion 12V/7V Dual Source Leather Motorcycle Heated Gloves and a 12V Heated Jacket Liner with Therm Controller for a future review. Introduction Compared to what is happening on a …

Foreword A big thank you is due to Chris at Volt Heat who supplied wBW with the 2XL Volt Heat Fusion 12V/7V Dual Source Leather Motorcycle Heated Gloves and subsequently, one of the first (new) Fusion Vests in XL with wireless Bluetooth interface and App (wBW review to follow). Introduction Winter in this part of …

COVID-19 Racing MotoGP, like all other forms of sporting events, hasn’t been able to continue in the wake of COVID-19. Races have been postponed or canceled, and people are looking for a solution. One of the solutions being considered according to an email shared by Asphalt & Rubber is that races could be held behind …

Expansion Continues Jawa Motorcycles burst back onto the scene in 2018. Its resurgence was plagued by some issues, but it’s safe to say interest in the company is high. There’s a lot of promise with this company, and now it seems Jawa will bring its bikes to Europe. According to Indian Autos Blog and several …

Getting Back on the Throttle In the Before COVID-19 (BC) days motorcycle manufacturers were churning out bikes developing new ones and things were chugging along rather well. After COVID-19 (AC), motorcycle manufacturers were forced to temporarily shut down and put all things on hold. Now companies are trying to return to the good ole BC …

 It’s a 250cc Aprilia is known for its sportbikes, not adventure bikes, but the company recently saw success with the Terra 150 in Asia and now the company seems to be working on a 250cc. According to MoreBikes, the bike in the image above is a 250cc tester that was spotted. The spy photographer snapped …

The INT650 and Continental GT Royal Enfield, like many other motorcycle manufacturers right now, is having a tough time selling motorcycles in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The company’s sales were down by 44 percent in India in March, according to Car and Bike. There is some good news, though. The company’s 650cc motorcycles, …

The Electric Scooter The World Needs So, electric scooters seem to be gaining ground, and I would expect they will be an important force in the motorcycle world in the future. I have one big problem with the vast majority of them: they’re ugly. That changes with the Katalis EV500. Katalis is an Indonesian design …

The Rebirth of the Z50? Honda has the new Monkey, which is a fun and silly-looking bike based on the Honda Grom, but apparently that isn’t enough. The company looks like it’s thinking of an even smaller Mini Moto model. MoreBikes revealed some new patent drawings that show a smaller bike than the current Monkey …

That’s an Angry-Sounding Motorcycle Small 250cc motorcycles don’t usually have four-cylinders so, Kawasaki’s new Ninja ZX-25R is a unique machine. Unfortunately, at this time it is not going to be a North American model, but I hope that changes. Recently, the folks at Kawasaki Indonesia posted a video of the ZX-25R doing its thing on …

Restore the Brand to its Former Glory It’s no secret that Norton Motorcycles has been in dire straights for quite a while now. After the company entered into administration TVS was able to purchase the brand. The Indian company has said the British brand’s production will stay in Britain. In a recent interview with Motorcycle …

Need Something New to Wear on Your Next Adventure? Alpinestars has some killer new adventure riding gear. The company recently showcased some of its new gear in a press release. The pieces included a jacket, pants, and two backpacks. If you’re planning a big motorcycle adventure in the next year or so, then these pieces …

No 2020 Isle of Man Puts These Wheels on Sale With the Coronavirus postponing the Isle of Man 2020 and the Superbike Race Series, Dymag has excess stock of race specification wheels. That means the company will sell these wheels at a notable discount while supplies last. The company issued a press release, which was …

A Blow to the Motorcycling Community Rudratej Singh died on April 20 of cardiac arrest. He was only 46 years old, according to Bloomberg. Singh was the head of BMW Group India and had held that position since August 1, 2019. He is perhaps best known for being the former Global President of Royal Enfield. …

Manufacturing in the UK Still TVS Motors recently purchased Norton Motorcycles, and there was a lot of speculation about what would happen to the UK facilities and if Norton bikes would be made outside of the UK. Well, according to Car and Bike, TVS Motors doesn’t plan to move any Norton Motorcycles manufacturing to India.  …

The Electric Scooter Company Is Trying to Help The electric scooter company NIU wants to help with the Coronavirus pandemic in the only way it knows how by providing scooters to healthcare workers. The company wants to offer free transportation to healthcare workers. NIU is strongest in China. It has 1050 stores in 181 cities …

They Do Surprisingly Well The Honda Cub is the best-selling motorcycle of all time, but the bike isn’t known for off-roading. However, that’s what a group of guys do. The YouTuber zeze NoPro recently put together a little video of he and some of his buddies taking a group of these little motorcycles on some …

Newly Revised Federal Guidelines The U.S. federal government recently revised the guidelines around essential workers. Now included among the list of essential workers are powersports employees. Also included are manufacturing, distribution, sales, rentals, and maintenance. This clarifies some of the ambiguity around the powersports industry. Previously, automotive repair and service workers were included in the …

Some Top Helmets for Less Money If you’re looking for the best helmets out there for a very reasonable price, then you should check out AGV’s products available at Revzilla. This week the company is offering 20 percent off special AGV lids for a limited time, and there are tons of other helmets from the …

The Future for Norton? This one is a bit of speculation, but there’s some legitimacy here, too. Chinese company Zongshen could put out an ADV bike that uses a Norton engine. In 2019, there was a concept of an adventure bike featuring an engine that was made by Zongshen in coordination with Norton Motorcycles. This …

Equip Your Super Duke R Right The KTM 2020 1290 Super Duke R is a killer bike, but if you have one, you might want some accessories to make it your own. And you likely won’t want to slap on some universal accessory stuff. That’s where Evotech Performance comes in. The company makes accessories for …

Bad Name, Good Scooter Fonzarelli is an Australian company that’s making electric two-wheelers. One of the latest creations is called the Arthur. It’s an electric scooter designed for around-town riding and commuting. The scooter is a 50cc equivalent and it comes with either a single battery or two batteries. Those batteries are removable and can …

The Latest from Sena Bluetooth headsets keep getting better and one of the top-dogs in the space is Sena. The company recently released its new Bluetooth 5 flagship devices, the 50R and the 50S. These new headsets feature Sena’s Mesh 2.0 Intercom technology. Sena has a limited-time Trade-Up program in North America that will allow …

The Indian Company Takes Over the British Brand In a £16million (roughly $20 million) cash deal, Norton Motorcycles became a TVS Motors brand. According to Motorcycle News, the Indian giant’s offer was selected by BDO—the company overseeing the administration of Norton. Both BDO and Indian confirmed the deal. Actually a subsidiary of TVS Motors owns …

The German Baby Naked Bike The BMW G 310 R is one of the best small naked motorcycles out there. The G 310 GS is one of the best small adventure bikes out there. They’re reasonably priced, quick and nimble, and generally a good bikes for commuting or for beginners. BMW seems to have updated …

Four Lucky Heros Will Get a Slingshot The Coronavirus is causing all sorts of issues all around the world, and the essential workers who are still making the world go round are the unsung heroes in this time of crisis. Polaris wants to recognize them. The company is going to give four unsung heroes a …

From Autos to Superbikes When you hear the name Bilstein you probably think cars, right? Well, that may change. The company will start manufacturing high-performance suspension for superbikes. First up? The BMW S 1000 RR. This adds another big player to the superbike suspension competition. Bilstein is a key player in the automotive suspension world, …

To the Top of the World Dutch adventure motorcyclist Sjaak Lucassen will take the trip of a lifetime on one of the fastest sportbikes out there. He’ll ride his modified Yamaha YZF-R1 to the North Pole from Anchorage, Alaska. Over the course of the trip, Lucassen will cover 3,000 miles over hundreds of miles of …

The Perfect Trailhopper Honda has a new CT 125. It’s essentially the Super Cub built for the trail and looks like the CT’s of old. It’s a bike that a lot of people are extremely excited for, myself included. The motorcycle will hit showrooms in Asia first, and then it will come to other areas …

Take in an Eyeful of Awesome Bikes Google Maps is pretty cool. Much of the world can be seen via the Street View mode. This gives you a clear look at a specific place like you were there. Most of the time you can’t actually go inside places in this mode, but you can check …

It Is Coming Soon The KTM 390 Adventure is one of the bikes that a lot of people are excited about. The motorcycle offers adventure capability in a smaller, more easily manageable package unlike many other options out there. Right now the bike is not yet available, but that will change come May.  KTM North …

Race Some Mini Bikes? Yes, Please I’ve raced mini bikes but not in really well-organized competition. I would love to take things to the next level (a couple levels up?) and race in the MotoAmerica Mini Cup by Motul. The race organizers opened up entries to the race at $175 for Saturday with the option …

Gain New Knowledge and Brush Up On What You’ve Already Learned The Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) doesn’t just want you to sit around on your backside while styling home. The organization has opened up free digital learning courses so that riders can become better and more knowledgable two-wheelers. “The MSF has a wide variety of …