Erik Buell Racing to Unveil New Model at AIMExpo

Sep 20, 2013 View Comments by

EBR has announced that a follow up to the limited edition 1190RS superbike will make its debut at high noon on October 16th at the American International Motorcycle Expo in Orlando. The new model will be called the 1190RX and will use the same 1190cc V-twin engine as the RS but will apparently be more […]

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2014 Can-Am Spyder RT: Unique in Every Way

Sep 16, 2013 View Comments by

Surely by now we all know the basics about riding, or driving, a Can-Am Spyder… or have, at minimum, read about the roadsters here and in the pages of RoadRUNNER. Perhaps thanks to a past unit review or by way of Jim Parks’ Lewis and Clark Trail series, we now know this “backwards trike” very […]

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Ducati Unveils New 899 Panigale

Sep 11, 2013 View Comments by

Ducati’s formidable 1199 Panigale just became a big brother. At the VW group night just prior to the IAA International Motor Show in Frankfurt, Germany, Ducati announced the new 899 Panigale, calling it a “super-mid” edition of the range topping 1199. The new bike is powered by an 899cc 90-degree Superquadro V-twin pumping out a […]

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2014 Yamaha FJR 1300ES

Sep 10, 2013 View Comments by

Slowly but surely the venerable FJR is climbing the technological ladder that’s usually dominated by European machines. For 2014 Yamaha’s sport-touring bike gets electronically adjustable suspension as well as this lovely candy red color. The new suspension offers quickly switchable preload settings for single rider, single rider with luggage, two-up, and two-up with luggage. There […]

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2014 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS

Sep 06, 2013 View Comments by

Rolling in with a host of upgrades, Kawasaki’s Ninja 1000 looks to be even better in 2014. The list of improvements is long (several pages, in fact) and starts with an unspecified increase in power and torque from the 1,043cc inline-four. Next on the list is new three-mode KTRC Traction Control and selectable power modes […]

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2014 Harley-Davidson Preview

Aug 27, 2013 View Comments by

Harley-Davidson just rolled out its 2014 model lineup and there’s a lot of news! Touring models will have more power, better brakes and ergonomics, updated styling, infotainment systems with voice-recognition, and other improvements. All 2014 touring models get lower-profile front fenders and cast-aluminum wheels, which are lighter and stronger than prior models. The Electra Glide […]

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Project Rushmore: Harley-Davidson Embraces Liquid Cooling

Aug 20, 2013 View Comments by

Okay, that might be a bit of an overstatement, yet not even two weeks after Indian finally unveiled its new Chief line up, Harley-Davidson has come out with a major announcement of its own (coincidence?). Code-named Project Rushmore, Harley-Davidson has announced sweeping updates to its 2014 touring lineup. Headlining these improvements is the new “Twin-Cooled” […]

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2014 Victory Lineup

Jul 31, 2013 View Comments by

Things must be busy over at Polaris headquarters, at least in the motorcycle department. With the unveiling of the new Indian at Sturgis coming up very soon and the recent announcement of the updated 2014 Victory lineup, they certainly haven’t been slacking off up in Medina, MN. The new lineup, which also aims to celebrate […]

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New BMW K 1600 GT Sport

Jul 15, 2013 View Comments by

For 2014 BMW is adding a new trim-line to their king-tourer, the K1600. The “new” K 1600 GT Sport differentiates itself from its siblings, the K 1600 GT and K 1600 GTL, with a two-color Sakhir orange metallic and black metallic paint scheme, black gloss coated wheels, low windshield, and a “sporty” new seat. U.S. […]

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