MV Agusta Bikes Just got Better Akrapovic exhausts are fantastic and now MV Agusta and Akrapovic have inked a partnership that will put the company’s exhausts on MV Agusta bikes, according to Motocilismo. This is good news, but what’s even better is that the Akrapovic exhausts that are going on MV Agusta bikes through this …

An Updated, Killer Bike KTM has a new RC 390. The company updated the bike recently. There haven’t been official updates yet, but Austria’s Motorrad Magazin was able to get some spy shots of the bike and it shows a more refined and smoother RC 390, which is a very good thing. It’s not easy to …

Blacked-Out and Ready-to-Go The Nexx X.R2 helmet isn’t a new helmet, but the company does have a new version of this helmet. It’s called the X.R2 Dark Division Carbon helmet, and it’s a dark and very cool looking lid.  The helmet features a carbon fiber exterior shell that comes in two different sizes to cover …

A Higher Number of Arrests This Year A while back I reported that Sturgis would go on. Now it’s in full swing (it started on Friday), and over the course of the weekend it’s become clear that this year might be different than the others, and not just because of COVID-19. Several outlets reported on …

Get a Good Lid for Less There’s still a lot of riding season left, and if you need a good helmet still, then you’re in luck. There are some seriously good deals at Revzilla right now. Revzilla is offering up to 60 percent on select helmets. That means you can get yourself a heck of …

I’m Going to Have to Test Ride One Soon I’m a fan of adventures and small bikes and scooters, so I was excited when Honda announced the ADV150 adventure scooter for the U.S. market. I wanted one right away. The bike is based on the PCX, which is ugly as sin but a reliable, practical, …

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 …

Roadside Assistance, Too KTM and Husqvarna are offering a special rewards campaign for buyers in India. The program started July 28 and it will continue until September 20. The rewards campaign offers free extended warranty, roadside assistance, and a chance to win some additional prizes. KTM and Husky have been popular brands in India, and …

Upping the Ante Ducati announced the creation of a new marketing and communication department, according to the Italian publication Motociclismo. The goal of this new marketing and communication department is to maximize the experiences for Ducati fans. The idea is to create an entertainment system around its products and around the brand. Patrizia Cianetti will …

Ready to Go Fast? Put Roland Sands and BMW’s new R 18 cruiser into a room together for a while and you’re bound to get something cool. That’s exactly what’s happened. The designer and motorcycle customizer took the R 18 and transformed it into a drag machine. This is the R 18 Dragster and it …

Number Five’s the Charm? Indian Motorcycle and Jack Daniels have teamed up before. It’s a bit odd to see a motorcycle company and a booze company work together because you should never drink and ride, but the customer base for both companies is likely the same, so I guess it makes sense. This is the …

New Position, New Way Forward? Harley-Davidson needs to make big moves in the future if it wants to keep its place as a dominant force in the motorcycling industry, and to that end, it is making a lot of changes. The Motor Company has a new CEO who has implemented a new strategy to right …

So Much Yes If you’re swooning over the Honda CBR1000RR-R, but don’t want to go that extreme, then you’ll love the Honda’s 2021 CBR600RR.  Shared with the tagline “Awaken the Race” these images and video show very clearly that Honda has a CBR600RR and it looks like an awesome bike. Motociclismo shared the images and …

For the Youths If you’re a teen in Italy and you need to get around, there’s a couple of new electric scooters that you should check out. The FD Motors F3-E and F5-E. These scooters can be ridden by anyone 14 years old or older, according to RideApart, and they offer folks a good way …

Looking Back and to the Future at the Same Time The Yamaha XT 500 was an awesome enduro that was basically indestructible. With minimal maintenance, you could cross about anything. Yamaha wanted to imagine an XT 500 of the future so it commissioned motorcycle designer Maxime Lefebvre to imagine one. After three iterations he came up …

Want to be a Super Villain? If you’re a fan of the Batman villain The Joker, then you’ll be thrilled to see that HJC has a new RPHA 11 Joker Helmet. The helmet has a fancy new graphic that is of the character, and that means you can challenge your inner Joker while you’re out …

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 …

KTM Will Bring the 200 to the U.S. Need a little KTM Duke to rock? Well, there’s a new one that you should be pretty excited about. It’s the KTM 200 Duke and it recently showed up in CARB filings, which means it will come to the U.S. soon, according to RideApart. The rumors that …

From the Future or Just Weird? BMW has a new design that is a two-wheeled machine but has a kind of roof or canopy over it similar to the old C1, but this time around the company has an electric powertrain. The company recently published a patent for a C1-inspired electric bike. This thing is …

Adding the Smart Clutch System to More Bikes The MV Agusta Brutale and Dragster 800 Models are the latest in the MV Agusta lineup to get the new Smart Clutch System (SCS) that was co-developed with both MV Agusta and Rekluse, according to Motorcycle.com. The clutch previously showed up on the Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso …

Long Time Coming I’d already reported that Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman’s new show Long Way Up would be coming to Apple TV+. At that time I didn’t have a date for it. Now, it has been officially announced that the air date for the show is September 18, 2020, according to Motorcycle News. So, …

Triumph Is Supporting the 2020 Ride The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride of 2020 will take place on September 27. It will be the 10th edition of the ride, and a milestone for it and for the cause it supports. Triumph will once again be the main sponsor of the event. The point of the ride this …

Good News Okay, so Honda India motorcycle and scooter sales are still down YTD, but when you look at where sales were in June when compared with July, things look far better. That is good news, and I’m going to take it to mean that India might be coming out of the scooter and motorcycle …

You Need Another Motorcycle I know what you’re thinking. Where will I find room for another motorcycle? Trust me, you’ll find it, and I have the perfect one for you. Its this 1973 Norton 850 Commando that’s for sale right now on Bring a Trailer. Norton has really been through some tough times lately. If …