Industry Events

We’d all love to get to the biggest and best motorcycle industry events around the world, but it’s just not feasible. But even if you can’t get to Milan, Italy for EICMA or Cologne, Germany for Intermot to see the latest bikes from the top manufacturers, you can see it all here. This is also the place you’ll find interviews with some of the industry’s top athletes and decision makers.

Kawasaki Japan Tour

Imagine a trip halfway around the world to ride bikes around a private racetrack and to see a multi-billion-dollar manufacturing facility. We're fortunate to be buddies with Kawasaki, a player on the world's stage to an extent we couldn't believe.

Intermot 2008 - Full Report

The magic of new model's unveilings in real time might be gone forever, but there's nothing like touching the new metal and having all them toys under one big roof.

Intermot 2008 - New Models Unveiled

The big news out of Honda at Intermot this year is a futuristic prototype sportbike with hubless wheels, while Aprilia's RSV4 was the star of the show.

S&S 50th Anniversary Bike Show

S&S Cycles has been supplying the V-Twin motorcycle industry with performance components for decades. This year marks the company's 50th year in the business, and a blowout celebration included 50 S&S-themed custom bikes.

Claudio Castiglioni Interview

Claudio Castiglioni, the President of the MV Agusta Group and soon to be under the wings of Harley-Davidson, has made his reputation for being the man responsible for resurrecting Ducati, Husqvarna and MV Agusta literally with money from his own pocket.

Harley-Davidson Museum Grand Opening

H-D has finally completed work on its $75 million museum. Located a mere 3 miles from the site of the original garage behind the home of the Davidson brothers where the first motorcycles were built, the 20-acre complex sits along the Menomonee River

Checking out some hot models took in a fashion show presenting Ducati's latest apparel, and we got a couple of models' numbers. 848, 1098, 696 and 16RR to be exact.

Padova Custom & Chopper Show

The Italian show attracts plenty of small builders and special parts manufacturers, and some of the finalists at the last few editions of the AMD World Custom Bike Championship have come from here.

2008 Indy Dealer Expo Part 2

We've saved some of the best for this installment, sorting the wheat from the chaff to come up with our 10 favorite products from the annual event now in its 40th year.

2008 Indy Dealer Expo

If you've ever been to the Grand Canyon, you know that it was impossible to understand the magnitude of the place until you saw it with your own eyes.

Long Beach IMS Show

Just When You Thought It was Safe to Go to the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show: Ferraris, Robots, Spyders and V-Rexes

2007 International Motorcycle Show

The IMS, now in its 27th year, has taken its annual stroll through the American motorcycle industry's epicenter of Southern California. The Cycle World-sponsored International Motorcycle Show presented by Toyota was well-attended despite unseasonably cold

Milan Show Wrap-up

The EICMA show closed its gates this last Sunday, and now that the pressure is over, we can pay some attention to the smaller makers out there and recap a bit. The big Italian names sure put on a good show with Ducati leading the way, followed closely...

2007 EICMA Show

The EICMA show in Milan is the place to be to see all the unveilings from European manufacturers. Yesterday Ducati uncovered its three new models for '08 (the 1198cc 1098R, new 848 and totally redone Monster 696), and today the wraps came off the rest of