Blog Section: Motorcycles

Exclusive Look at 2016 Ducati Multistrada 1200 Enduro

Nov 16, 2015 View Comments by

The Ducati Multistrada is no newcomer to the “street-trailie” genre. With the introduction of the 1000DS in 2003, the Italian company began its push into the dual sport realm (arguably, a realm they first entered back in 1962 with the introduction of the Scrambler – the subject of an upcoming RoadRUNNER story). Today at EICMA […]

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MotoGuzzi and Aprilia: Major Additions for 95th Anniversary

Nov 16, 2015 View Comments by

EICMA 2015 marks the debut of MotoGuzzi V9 Bobber and Aprilia RSV 4 RF. First up is the MotoGuzzi V9: a new V-twin 850cc engine, with cardan shaft, new frame and design, with two models targeting two new segments: the V9 Bobber, light and easy with large tires, and the Roamer – a magnificent medium-size […]

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BMW G 310 R: A Sporty Little Thumper

Nov 14, 2015 View Comments by

BMW Goes Small – A sub-500cc BMW has been rumored for quite sometime, but now rumor has given way to fact as the Bavarian company recently announced the brand new G 310 R roadster. The small bike is powered by a 313cc single cylinder engine with DOHC and four valves. The power plant is an […]

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MV Agusta Limited Edition Race Models

Nov 04, 2015 View Comments by

A Rare Breed – If everyday, run of the mill MV Agusta’s are just too common for your taste, the Italian brand will be happy to sell you one of their exclusive, limited edition race models. Over the past 15 months MV Agusta has either released or announced the future release of five such RC […]

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RoadRUNNER Motorcycle of the Year: Ducati Scrambler

Oct 31, 2015 View Comments by

Light, Affordable, and Fun – Another busy year has flown by with our editors and contributors traveling around the globe, spinning wheels on all sorts of motorcycles. Picking a winner is never easy—especially with so many amazing motorcycles available. Some bikes excel in features, whereas others dominate the environment they’ve been engineered to conquer. It’s […]

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2016 Honda VFR1200X: Another Adventure Bike?

Oct 24, 2015 View Comments by

Four New Hondas to be Unveiled– With all the recent hype and anticipation surrounding the forthcoming 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin, it came as a bit of a surprise when Honda announced that it would be releasing another all-new adventure bike for 2016. In fact, Honda will be offering a full range of adventure bikes […]

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New Automatic Transmission Honda Trike Conversions

Sep 30, 2015 View Comments by

Three Wheels and No Shifting Required – For riders looking for the ultimate simple ride, Yelvington Designs has just released trike conversion kits for a couple of Honda’s automatic transmission equipped machines—the Honda CTX700 motorcycle and Silver Wing scooter. The Yelvington 3.0 Conversion Assembly creates a stable two-wheeled rear end for the Hondas, which utilizes […]

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Kawasaki Teases New ZX-10R

Sep 17, 2015 View Comments by

The Super Bike Arms Race Continues – One of the most tell tale signs of a healthy motorcycle industry is raging battle amongst the major OEMs over who can produce the fastest, highest horsepower, and most technologically advanced super bikes. During the world wide financial doldrums that followed 2008’s recession motorcycle manufacturers yanked their R&D […]

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Honda Releases Specs for the 2016 CRF1000L

Aug 04, 2015 View Comments by

The Lowdown on the New Africa Twin – We announced the resurrection of the Honda’s famed Africa Twin awhile back, but details on the all-new 1,000cc adventure bike from Big Red were scarce. Now we have a bit more to reveal about the new machine. Firstly, and this is no surprise, the CRF1000L will be […]

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Victory Going Electric with the Empulse TT

Aug 02, 2015 View Comments by

Victory Motorcycles Reveals its First All-Electric Motorcycle: The Empulse TT – When Polaris acquired Brammo, maker of battery powered motorcycles, we wondered how and when we’d see batteries in Polaris vehicles. Well, it didn’t take long. Victory has always been their brand that pushes boundaries, so it’s not a huge surprise to see an electric […]

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Indian’s Black Bullet Scout

Jul 21, 2015 View Comments by

A Factory Sponsored Custom – Shockingly the latest factory backed custom creation from Indian does NOT involve Roland Sands. The builder behind this black beauty is Jeb Scolman, who also built the Spirit of Munro for the debut of the Thunder Stroke 111 engine. The Black Bullet Scout isn’t really a modified Indian Scout as […]

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2016 Honda RC213V-S: MotoGP for the Street

Jun 15, 2015 View Comments by

Say Hello to Marc Marquez’s Daily Ride – If you’re one of the lucky few who don’t have to ask how much things cost because you know you can afford it, you still may want to pop the question before signing any paperwork pertaining to this Honda. That’s because the RC213V-S is so closely related […]

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2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS

Jun 11, 2015 View Comments by

The Z1000’s Little Brother Comes to the U.S. – The Z800 isn’t really a new bike since it’s been available in Europe for a while now. Still, it’s good news that Kawasaki has announced the mid-displacement naked bike will be crossing the pond for the 2016 model year. Californians, however, will still have to look […]

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BMW Concept 101: The Spirit of the Open Road

Jun 01, 2015 View Comments by

BMW’s Take on American Touring – The Concept 101 was recently announced by BMW and looks like nothing the company has produced before. According to BMW the bike was designed to capture the essence of American touring. The Concept 101 borrows the 1,649cc inline-six from the K 1600 GT and GTL. The “101” in the […]

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Coming Soon: The Honda CRF1000L

May 16, 2015 View Comments by

The Africa Twin is Back! – Honda’s Africa Twin is a legendary bike that’s been out of production for a dozen years or so now. The motorcycling world has missed the Dakar bred dual sport since its departure, especially with the rise in popularity of the adventure segment over the last few years. Well, the […]

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