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, …

Another Harley Modification to Add to the Endless List of Parts Available When it comes to handlebars, some Harley riders prefer ape hangers, others want the complete opposite. Kodlin, a German aftermarket parts manufacturer has a new product if you find yourself in the latter category. If you ride a 2018+ Harley Davidson M8 Softtail …

Sun, sea, and palm trees. A dream for many and rightly so. I might also add that the number of speed cameras can be counted on one hand and no large capacity bikes ever get stolen! Oh, I almost forgot to mention that there are no traffic police. “Fantastic!” I hear you say, all the …

In 2010 I rented a Heritage Classic from Calgary Harley Davidson Rentals. It was the first Harley I’d ever ridden and marked the beginning of my appreciation for the brand and their bikes. The funny thing is that I didn’t like it at first, but it grew on me over the 24 hours I had …

Ready to Cruise Around? Cruisers aren’t the massive sellers they used to be. However, manufacturers still sell a lot of them, which is why the cruiser style is still a big part of the industry. A lot of these machines are high-dollar bikes, but they don’t have to be. You can get a wonderful cruiser …

The 2020 Honda Gold Wing Automatic DCT Returns With New Upgrades Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links Returning for 2020, the Honda Gold Wing Automatic DCT rolls into the New Year with a few choice upgrades that help us differentiate it from the 2019 model. While there aren’t any significant changes to speak …

The Honda Gold Wing Tour Airbag Automatic DCT Sees Minor Upgrades For 2020 Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The top model in the Gold Wing line-up is the Gold Wing Tour Airbag Automatic DCT. For 2020, the Airbag model gets the same upgrades as the rest of the line, which includes a …

The dust has settled and the 2019 story of the annual motorcycle extravaganza known as EICMA has arrived. Home Sweet Home I find myself back in snow-covered Alberta, Canada after enduring 12 hours of travel time on the journey home. I’m plopped down in front of my keyboard now, pouring over the vast collection of …

Video Review Introduction If that video from Royal Enfield isn’t enough to make you want to ride these bikes, I’m afraid the motorcycle rider part of your soul must be dead. The only way to resurrect it is to take one of these retro-styled bikes from India out for a few hours of unbridled two-wheeled …

First Impressions I’ve been trying to find a way to reliably shoot sharp videos with clear sound while out testing motorcycles since I started writing for wBW a couple of years ago. I haven’t been able to decide which equipment I needed to do it. Last year I gambled on a GoPro Hero 6 thinking …

Get Ready for Sideways Saturday AIMExpo presented by Nationwide will have all sorts of things to get excited about. The motorcycling event in Columbus, Ohio, will take over the city’s convention center and showcase all kinds of bikes, motorcycle gear, technology, and powersports-related topics. One of the things that will be at the show that’s …

Throw a Leg Over Several Machines At this year’s AIM Expo in September attendees will have the opportunity to throw a leg over the bikes that they want to ride, according to a press release. Several different manufacturers will offer test rides at the show. Of all of the vendors and manufacturers at the show, you’ll …

Head Shape Analysis Simpson doesn’t list any shape for the helmet on their site, but Revzilla calls it “Neutral Oval” which I take to mean something between Round Oval and Intermediate Oval. I would agree with that or say that it has a definite Round Oval bias to it since it fits my Round Oval …

Introduction When I was a kid my Dad used to race motorcycles around rough dirt tracks in the middle of pastures on Sunday afternoons. They called them ‘scrambles’ and they rode mostly cobbled together minimalist European bikes the riders re-built themselves. The only stock bike in the crowd was owned by a rich guy wearing …

I’ve never ridden a big touring motorcycle from the Honda or Indian lineup of bikes. I have ridden and reviewed other bikes from Ducati, KTM, and Harley Davidson. Lately, the thought of branching out and seeing what I’ve been missing has germinated and even grown some strong roots. I feel like I might be missing …

When you picture your golden years, you might never have imagined that some of your best days would be spent cruising around on a motorcycle, but that is exactly what more and more people are doing later in life. California Department of Motor Vehicles data shows that baby boomers make up 56 percent of the …

The Times They Are A-Changin’ With another year under our belts, I thought it worth it to take a look back over the last 12 months at the changes in the wonderful world of motorcycles. 2018 was no joke. There were plenty of killer new bikes and gear offered and tons of newsworthy items worth …

Let the New Year Begin As 2019 kicks off, I thought I’d put together a list of predictions for the upcoming months. Most of these are pulled straight out of my noggin without much to back them up. With that said, I pay attention to the motorcycle industry closely, and I think they may have …

#bearacer As Naked Sport Bikes go, The Aprilia Shiver has been a contender since it’s launch in 2007 as a ride by wire 750cc machine. The 2008 Shiver SL 750 was reviewed by Web Bike World in August 2008. This year, Aprilia gave the Shiver a new look and a new motor. An advanced traction …

The Mod Bandit Stole and Broke My Heart I stopped by the Simpson booth at AimExpo last week to see what they had in store with their unmistakably stylish line of helmets. I was surprised to be presented with the announcement of their first modular helmet design called the Mod Bandit. I knew right away …

Saddle Up For The Ride Of Your Life Spyder owners are very passionate about their ride. They love the feeling of confidence and freedom they have when touring on the open road. They feel safe and most of all, they feel like they are part of something bigger, something more significant – a family. I …

About ZOX Helmets For over 10 years, ZOX helmets have been providing quality helmets at a great price. The philosophy behind the ZOX brand is to provide an affordable, safe, stylish helmet to the public. ZOX has been involved in the Canadian racing community since the very beginning on a local, provincial and national level. …

The 2018 Motorcycle of The Year This review made possible through the help of Blackfoot Motosports in Calgary, Alberta and Kawasaki Canada. After 7500 miles of asphalt with some gravel and dirt thrown in how did the new for 2018 Kawasaki H2SX SE Sport Tourer perform?  In a word, flawlessly. No, that’s insufficient praise for …

The Brigade SVS Solid is a modular helmet. A modular helmet is defined as being a hybrid between an open face helmet and a full face helmet. They are sometimes referred to as convertible or flip face helmets. I tested this helmet using my 2007 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic. Please keep an eye out for …

In this article, I will be reviewing the first of three ZOX helmets, the Mikro Old School Solid. The Mikro Old School Solid is an open-face helmet. It falls in the category of a half helmet, sometimes referred to as a beanie helmet or a bucket. I tested this helmet using my 2008 Harley Davidson …

Post Navigation Day One / Day Two / Day Three / Day Four / Day Five / Day Six / Day Seven It’s Done. Whew! I’m standing in the water of the Beaufort Sea in Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, Canada. The Arctic Ocean! Photo Matt de Bourcier The water is so cold I start to feel …

The Shark In Swedish Clothing: The Black and White Arrow Bikes The Husqvarna Pilen Helmet isn’t available in North America yet, but it’s coming soon. I figured I should let the cat out of the bag right away before you rush off looking to buy it straight away. I first learned of it about a month …

Background It’s been forever since I’ve ridden my motorcycle. Between the bitterly cold, snowy weather and some minor health issues, I haven’t been on my bike since October. I’m definitely feeling the loss. I’ve had this vague sense of depression for the last month and I’ve been dreaming about riding with increasing frequency. To fill …

Get your Hands Dirty Most everyone has one or two friends that are total gearheads. They can fix nearly anything and even better they can take something that runs well and make it run better for longer. I’ve always admired people with that skill set. My Grandfather was a multi-talented tradesman. A tinsmith, machinist and …

Choosing not to rest on their laurels, Shoei has taken an already excellent modular helmet design in the popular Neotec (see our review) and made it even more worth our hard earned dollars in the new Neotec II. Features and Benefits Multi-Purpose Utility The Neotec II is touted as the premier, multi purpose helmet by …

Motorcycle Cleaners, Polishes & Wax Reviews   Wow! Our Picks for Best in Class! ▪ Polish (Tie): Glare Professional Polish andGlare Spider Web Remover combination.Wizards Shine Master and Supreme Sealcombination. ▪ Quick Polish: Tirox Speed Wax Detailer ▪ Wash: Any basic liquid auto wash ▪ Vinyl: Black Again ▪ Aerosol Degreaser: Bean Clean ▪ Spray Degreaser/Wheel Cleaner: Britemax Grime Out ▪ Plastic & Visor Cleaner: Sprayway Glass Cleaner ▪ Paint & Plastic Treatment: RejeX ▪ Plastic …

Diagnosis: MBS (Multiple Bike Syndrome) Chances are pretty slim you’ll find any articles about Multiple Bike Syndrome in the AMA magazine. That’s the Journal of the American Medical Association, by the way! But there’s another AMA journal where you can read about MBS: the one that’s published by the American Motorcycle Association. Some of us …

Discovering a new, unique and interesting motorcycle-related product is always a thrill, and this LED motorcycle sign definitely meets that criteria. I learned about them purely by chance in a motorcycle forum thread that just happened to catch my eye. The signs are made in Quebec by Rene Wollin, who also runs Wolltech, a manufacturing company …

NICB Reports Small Decline in Motorcycle Thefts in 2012 Nov. 25, 2013 – The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) today released a report onmotorcycle thefts in the United States for 2012 (.pdf report). The report is based on National Crime Information Center (NCIC) motorcycle theft data for 2012. A total of 46,061 motorcycles were reported stolen in 2012 …

Editor’s Note:  Now let me get this straight: I’m sitting in front of a computer, slaving away in the office, while Shawn is out renting a motorcycle in Kauai for a webBikeWorld article?  Uh, what’s wrong with this picture?! Well, it’s tough duty, but somebody’s gotta do it.  We sent Shawn on a mission: tell …

Towner Brothers Motorcycles Here’s a real treat: These photographs were sent by webBikeWorld visitor Kirk Towner (CPO, USN Retired), whose Grandfather, Richard T. Towner, Sr. owned the Towner Brothers Motorcycle Shop with his brother in Rochester, New York. Kirk said that they sold all types of motorcycles during the 1920s and 1930s, including Henderson, Indian, …

Motorcycle Trailer Hitch: Explore The World On Your Bike Motorcycle enthusiasts are famous for enjoying long rides on their bikes. But a long trip can also cause some problems. Motorcycles don’t have a lot of carrying capacity. Traveling without a trunk or a back seat to carry your gear can make a trip more more …

Our Full List of Categories – Motorcycle Gear Reviews, Motorcycle Brands, Recommended Products & Other Articles Over the years we’ve tested, installed, dropped, worn and reviewed thousands of motorcycle products. Clothing, helmets, gear, intercoms, lifts, gloves and every other conceivable product has crossed our path. Unlike most review sites you see these days we test 100% …

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Check out our hands on cleaning and polish product reviews. Designed to help keep your motorcycle looking spotless and new. Reviewing and comparing motorcycle cleaners, polishes and wax products is an extremely difficult task. Let’s face it:  wash your bike and spray on just about any ol’ wax or polish, and it’s going to look good!  …