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Kawasaki’s motocross lineup is fairly fresh, so we expected only mild
Escape The Apple is a series that follows the adventures of three sportbike-riding friends who leave their corporate jobs behind in New York City and head out on the ultimate American adventure.
Jorge Lorenzo, Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez have dominated the conversation all season, and rightfully so. But the guy who has gotten the most from the least so far in 2013, without question, has been Monster Tech 3 Yamaha tough guy Cal Crutchlow.
After a short hiatus, the Suzuki Gladius returns for 2013 with a new name - the SFV650. The unfaired, mid-displacement standard is mechanically identical to its predecessor, though it comes in a more color scheme and a higher price tag.
On average, someone in the U.S. becomes a victim of a motorcycle thief every 11.26 minutes.
Introducing the 2014 Yamaha FZ-09 - an $8000 naked sporty bike with impressive specs and an alluring price. Also new from Yamaha is the 2014 YZ450F and YZ250F.
Just because you are free to ride your motorcycle or scooter in the U.S. with hardly enough clothing for a beach party does not mean it's a good idea.
KTM's 690 Duke has reshaped what we thought possible from a single-cylinder streetbike. It boasts ultra-sharp responses, a surprisingly powerful engine, and a personality that's anything but dull.
We've ridden the 2013 BMW R1200GS in South Africa and through rush-hour traffic in southern California. Regardless of where you ride, this Adventure-Tourer is a remarkable motorcycle.
Midway through the first lap of the 2013 Italian Grand Prix, things looked bad for the Yamaha factory racing team.
Motorcyclists and scooter riders are arguably the most vulnerable motor vehicle operators on the road. Because of this reality, the Motorcycle Safety Foundation has evolved a system for managing the many risks riders face.
Motorcycle safety is a community concern shared by all riders and other motorists.
Honda's new CB1100 standard hearkens back to a golden age of Japanese motorcycling currently enjoying a resurgence among the younger generation.
As Round Five of the 2013 MotoGP championship season steams toward us, the very air crackling in its wake, we are reminded of one of the oldest truths in motorsports. We are reminded that championships are rarely won in the first quarter of the season.
Marketing campaigns for tires are filled with catchy buzzwords touting their performance. So much so that we as journalists have started to ignore them. And no two buzzwords are more fashionable these days than "carbon fiber".
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Currently, GPS devices connected via Bluetooth are the most technological system motorcycle riders have to get directions and avoid getting lost. And while there’s nothing inherently wrong with having directions spoken to you, what if you could recreate that childhood dream of being a fighter pilot and having the information you want displayed in front [...] more
Galfer has launched a new sweepstakes, called the Galfer Grand Prix, in conjunction with Yoshimura R&D, with the grand prize being two tickets to the U.S. Grand Prix at Laguna Seca. Other prizes include a set of Galfer brake rotors and a slip-on exhaust from Yoshimura. To enter, go to the Galfer Facebook page, press [...] more
Recently, I flew to Alabama to test Dunlop’s latest street/track tire, the Q3, at the company’s dedicated motorcycle testing facility. In my review, I had nothing but good things to say about them. But to drive the point home, I, as well as a number of other editors at various publications, were recorded on video [...] more
Suzuki Motor of America revealed the 2014 editions of its RM-Z450 and RM-Z250 motocross bikes with a few minor updates. How minor? The biggest change in fact is the company’s new name, replacing the Chapter 11′d American Suzuki. In all fairness, Suzuki gave both models some substantial updates last year, including lighter pistons, new five-speed [...] more
What do Kid Rock, UFC fighter Frank Mir and Pope Francis have in common? They’re all involved in some way with Harley-Davidson‘s 110th anniversary. Kid Rock is headlining the big bash on Labor Day weekend while Mir is on the card for UFC 164 in Milwaukee that same weekend as part of the extended 110th [...] more
Suzuki put its new prototype race bike through its first test laps alongside other MotoGP racers in preparation for its impending return to racing in the 2015 season. Test rider Nobuatsu Aoki, who had been playing a key role in the racebike’s development, took the new Suzuki 1000cc Inline-Four prototype out for a few shakedown [...] more
The good news is Suzuki revealed the first official images of its new MotoGP prototype racer. The bad news is the Japanese manufacturer announced it is delaying its MotoGP return for another year, now targeting a comeback for the 2015 season. When Suzuki first announced its withdrawal from the MotoGP championship in 2011, the plan [...] more
Factory Yamaha #1 Jorge Lorenzo won a number of battles today at the Gran Premio Aperol de Catalunya. He beat challengers Dani Pedrosa and Marc Marquez to the finish line for his second consecutive win of 2013 and his second in a row at Montmelo. He beat the Spanish summer heat that had a number [...] more
Concentrating on a “Live the Legend” campaign line, Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A. announced a tie-in with The Lone Ranger, starring Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer. The powersports manufacturer will use this re-imagining of the classic story to carry product messages for its off-road motorcycles, four-wheel vehicles and street motorcycles. A video creation called “Live the [...] more
Sidecar specialist Ural Motorcycles took an important step forward towards increasing its reach in the U.S. market after reaching a deal with GE Capital to provide inventory financing to dealerships. Inventory financing (also known as floorplan financing) is a revolving line of credits dealers can use to help increase its inventory. The financing company, GE [...] more