Get Some Killer Markdowns There are plenty of deals right now, but Revzilla recently marked down some different gear recently and shot out an email about it. Some of the gear looked pretty good. Some of it didn’t, so I found a few other pieces of gear with killer discounts and thought I’d round them …

Top Speed 60 MPH! Electric scooters keep getting better and better. This is the Horwin EK3, and it’s one of the better ones that I’ve seen. The bike is sold by a company in Austria, but the scooters are made at factories in China.  The Horwin EK3 features a classic-looking design with modern elements. It …

Deliveries Being Towards the End of August Get ready if you’re in India to be able to buy the hottest thing Honda has on two wheels. The Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade is now available in the country. Order bookings are now open for the motorcycles, so if you have the money and you’d like to own …

They’re Out There Cake revealed the more affordable version of its electric motorcycle a while back. It’s called the Kalk INK and the Kalk INK SL (street legal). It looks like a killer ride, and now the bikes are officially shipping worldwide.  The announcements of the Kalk INK and the Kalk INK SL were staggered …

Some Good News The Norton Motorcycles pensioners should receive some good news here soon. Some documents recently came out that make it sound like they will be repaid the money that they lost in the pensions schemes. In some UK Companies House publicly available documents, it was stated that there should be enough money to …

There’s a turn of phrase in Ireland which is used as a withering put-down for people who are struggling to disguise the fact that their feet are not attached to terra-firma. I’m pretty sure I could apply it to my Alpinestars Andes II trousers. As someone who used to slip on waterproof overtrousers above my …

Eliminating a Hassle Taking your bike into the dealer can be a big pain in the butt. Scheduling, actually getting your bike to the deals, picking it up again. It’s usually not a super fun process. Royal Enfield wants to change that. The company announced on social media a new Service on Wheels program where …

Yes, Yes Honda revealed an electric Super Cub concept in 2015, and now it seems the company is still working on that possibility. According to a published patent that was filed back in 2016 but just recently got published, the Super Cub could be closer than we think. The patent is actually for the battery …

An Electrifying New KTM KTM and Bajaj have been working on a new electric mobility platform called EMotion. Actually, it’s KTM and about eleven different partners, but the project started in March 2020 and is continuing to move forward. The list of partners includes AIT Austrian Institute of Technology GmbH, KTM Technologies GmbH, Kiska GmbH, …

It Says so Right on the Engine The Chinese company Qianjiang has partnered with Harley-Davidson to help the company produce a small-displacement model for Asian markets. The Harley bike was rumored to have an engine would be a 338cc, and now it seems that either that engine will be a 350 or the 338cc engine …

Preparing for a New Year With Lots of Changes BMW is wasting no time announcing updates for the lineup for 2021. There are actually quite a few updates for the lineup, including different standard equipment and the elimination of some options. This year’s lineup is very similar to last year but with some notable changes, …

Prizes and Motorcycles To help support riding everywhere, Harley-Davidson has a new Let’s Ride Challenge that’s designed to get people out riding. Through riding-related activities, participants earn Let’s Ride Challenge entries for a chance to win prizes, including a custom 2020 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S motorcycle.  “More than building machines, Harley-Davidson stands for the timeless …

iPhone Users Rejoice! Here’s some good news for Indian riders who use iPhones. The company has officially announced that some of its newer models can now run Apple CarPlay. This will make using your phone and apps easier. According to a recent press release, the 2020 Indian Chieftain, Roadmaster, or Challenger equipped with the 7-inch …

It’s Just Rumors Right Now Honda could be working on a new V4 Superbike, according to the Japanese publication Young Machine. This new literbike could come out in the next couple of years and it would bring MotoGP technology to the street. This might seem odd because Honda just released the CBR1000RR-R and is working …

Get Your Blacked-Out PACKTALK Cardo makes some of the best Bluetooth comm units in the world right now, and it’s PACKTALK BOLD is a favorite of many riders out there. Well, now the company has released a special-edition headset called the PACKTALK BLACK. It’s the same killer technology with a blacked-out look.  The blacked-out aesthetic …

Starting Once the Rewire Ends Harley announced its Rewire plan not that long ago to shift its focus. This came after the company appointed a new CEO and fired some workers and had at least one high-level executive leave. On July 28, 2020, Harley’s new CEO, Jochen Zeitz talked about the company’s poor sales numbers …

A Challenger With a Bigger Fairing? Indian Motorcycle took it straight to Harley-Davidson earlier this year with its new Challenger, and now it looks like the company may expand its lineup or have a new model on its hands. A patent filed with the U.S. Patent Office shows a new Indian machine that uses the …

At Least the Company Is Still Selling Plenty of Scooters Piaggio Group owns many brands from Piaggio and Vespa to Aprilia and Moto Guzzi, and that means it sells a lot of two-wheeled machines over the course of the year. All of the mid-year sales numbers have come out recently, and it looks like Piaggio’s …

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 …

Liquid-Metal to the Rescue Right now batteries use hard metal material to store power. There are also things called flow batteries, which use liquid-state electrodes. These batteries can’t be used right now in applications where there’s movement. They have to be stationary. However, a team of University of Texas at Austin researchers in the Cockrell …

An Online Platform for Motorcyclists The Progressive International Motorcycle Shows recently revealed a new online initiative that provides riders with information and initiatives that’s called ContinueTheRide.com. The initiative is “designed to reach and support industry-facing professionals as they address industry challenges and opportunities, as well as educate new and existing enthusiasts inside the world of …

Polaris Making It Easier In an effort to improve customer service, Polaris has designed a new app and digital platform that will more easily connect riders to dealers near them. The RideReady system is designed to make it as easy as possible for riders to maintain their motorcycles, ATVs, and anything else they get from …

Want to Build and Electric Bike? I’ve often wondered how hard it would be to convert an internal combustion engine motorcycle over to an electric bike. Yamaha wants to make it easier and has now showcased some electric crate motors.  The video went up on the company’s YouTube channel and shows some killer looking electric …

Motorcycle racing has existed since the very first engine was mounted to the very first frame and connected to the very first rear wheel in a “motor-bicycle.” Rough road courses were drawn up, and those early first pioneers would set out on timed runs. They were not, in the beginning, racing each other. They were …

A Variety of Brands I try to keep an eye out for good deals each and every week, and this week there are some seriously good deals on motorcycle jackets in Revzilla’s weekly deal roundup. The deals range from 20 percent off to 50 percent off. That translates to somewhere between $46 and $180 off, …

Get Your Tiger in the Philippines With adventure touring motorcycles being such a dominant force in motorcycling, it’s no wonder that Triumph is launching the new Tiger 900 in the Philippines. The company will compete with all of the other bikes out there from manufacturers like BMW and Royal Enfield for the valuable market in …

Looking Fresh Kawasaki’s Ninja 400 is one of those bikes that everyone seems to agree is a fantastic motorcycle. Now Kawasaki is adding some color variations into its lineup. There are a total of 15 different liveries available in 2021.  Previously, the company only sold the Ninja 400 with a few color options. You had …

Race From the Comfort of Your Home Racing motorcycles can be expensive, and if you don’t have that kind of dough, then racing motorcycles in a video game could be the next best thing. The new Ride 4 video game trailer recently came out, and it looks pretty great. This is the fourth installment (big …

He’s Getting Closer It’s safe to say Guy Martin is a bit of a madman, so it should come as no surprise that he’s going after the 300 mph barrier on a motorcycle for the standing mile.  In recent testing at Elvington airstrip, Martin took his turbocharged Hayabusa to 247 mph. That was without the …

Say Hello to the New Baby BMWs There have been rumors and sightings of upcoming new versions of the BMW G 310 GS and G 310 R, but now there are some more spy shots of the bikes thanks to Motociclismo. The publication recently posted a spy shot to its website showing a G 310 …

More Power Better Emissions Variable valve timing is nothing new, but now Harley-Davidson will use it on an upcoming engine. The company recently filed a patent on a new V-Twin engine and it has VVT. The patent was spotted by Motorcycle.com, and as the publication states, it was really a patent for a modular engine …

Will This Change the Helmet Accessories Market? I’ve heard before that the accessories you wear on your helmet can impact its safety. It makes sense. Helmet manufacturers spend a lot of time perfecting the shape of the shell only for many of us to toss on a Bluetooth comm unit and mess that up. The …

Celebrating the Homecoming The Wheels and Waves event is going back to its home of Biarritz, France. That is where the event started. Because of this homecoming, the event organizers reached out to Hedon Helmets to have a special lid made for the occasion.  For those who don’t know about Wheels and Waves, it’s a …

Prepare Yourself for August 9 It’s not official just yet, but according to Motociclismo, Honda could reveal the CBR600RR-R on August 9 at the Sugo Circuit during the All Japan Road Racer Championship. If that were to happen, then there’s a chance for more information about the model in November. Motocilismo doesn’t say where this …

Are the Days of Briggs & Stratton Engines in Mini-Bikes Over? Most people know about Briggs & Stratton, the small engine company. Well, it seems that the company has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy. As someone who loves minibikes and these little engines, it makes me very sad. According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, the small engine …

Trying to Get You Familiar A while back Honda released a simulator for the controls of the Honda Africa Twin. Well, now it has done the same with the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP. To be fair, the motorcycle does have a pretty advanced multimedia screen for the dash, and knowing how to operate it before you …

Get Ready for Your Track Day With These Tires The tire company Metzeler has recently released a new racing slick tire for track days. The tires are the Metzeler Racetec TD Slicks, and they look like they would be ready for any racetrack out there. The tires are designed with the track-day enthusiast in mind …

Thicc Have you always want the electric equivalent to the Fat Cat? Then Velocifero has electric bikes for you. The company revealed its latest bikes at the 41st annual Bangkok International Motor Show. They have some wonderfully fat tires, and I love them for it. There are three new bikes. The first is essentially a …

Four Little Pots of Awesome Kawasaki recently revealed the ZX-25R, making it the king of the 250cc motorcycle world … right now, anyway. Yamaha is also working on one of these little four-cylinder small-displacement sportbikes, according to various rumors around the Web. This could be the start of something good. The bike could be a …