Standard Motorcycle Reviews

Standard-type motorcycles have a riding position midway between the forward-rotated position of a sportbike and the reclined arrangement of a cruiser, putting the rider in a very natural position not unlike a low dirtbike. Standards often have little or no fairing and limited bodywork, and many are appropriately termed as Naked bikes. Standards are popular for commuting and other city riding, as the upright riding position is comfortable and gives greater visibility in traffic.

The 10 Hottest Bikes of 2013

This year looks like a particularly exciting time to be a motorcyclist, if for no other reason than the variety of bikes available across every category, including electric! Here then is our list of the top 10 bikes we’re eager to ride in 2013.

2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer Review

Despite its show-stopping looks and retro heritage, the café-inspired Moto Guzzi V7 Racer is ultimately a niche bike that should be admired for its presentation rather than lauded for its performance.

2013 Triumph Thruxton Review

If you’re seeking the ideal balance between café cool and commuter comfort, look no further than the Triumph Thruxton.

2013 Suzuki Motorcycle Lineup

Suzuki is celebrating its golden anniversary in 2013, and to commemorate the milestone, it’s releasing five new additions to its lineup, including two brand-new bikes. Suzuki also teased us with an updated V-Strom 1000 which is in the pipeline.

2013 Honda CB1100 Review - Quick Ride

Honda has a long legacy of introducing forward-looking technology. Honda went a different way with the CB1100 however, producing an homage to the company's class-leading multi-cylinder offerings from the 1970s and early '80s

Six New 2013 Honda Models Announced for US

In a pageant of speeches, guest appearances and video malfunctions Honda representatives took the wraps off the six 2013 models destined for U.S. dealerships: the CB1100, CBR600RR, CBR500R, CB500F, CB500X and Gold Wing F6B.

2012 Triumph Scrambler Review

In purely objective terms, the Triumph Scrambler is a mediocre motorcycle. As we racked up seat time, however, the retro ride began to charm us in ways no other bike could.

2013 Triumph Street Triple R Review

Triumph’s Street Triple platform is one of our favorite motorcycles. So when we learned about an updated version for 2013, we were hoping Triumph didn’t do anything to diminish its eminently likeable qualities.

2013 Zero Motorcycles Lineup

This week Zero Motorcycles unveiled its 2013 lineup, brandishing five new models – the S, DS, XU, MX and an all-new street model, the FX - as the most technologically advanced to date.

Motorcycle Beginner - Year 2: 2013 Honda NC700S Review

Our newbie rider north of the border had a chance to take home a Honda NC700S for some testing. This ABS-equipped model is unavailable in the United States, but the fuel-sipping naked standard proved to be a great fit for our Canadian tester.

2012 Star VMAX Review

All motorcycles derive personality characteristics from the performance, sound and power delivery of their motor but the Star VMAX is the epitome of a motorcycle defined by its engine.

Best Motorcycles of 2012

It’s again that time of the year when we select Motorcycle.com’s Best Of choices – our annual MOBO awards. Surf along as we look back at the standout motorcycles of the past year.

2012 Honda NC700X Review - Video

Honda’s taking a risk with the NC700X, hoping it will attract new and returning riders. While its looks are definitely polarizing, its practicality, performance, comfort and value can’t be overlooked.

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