EBR 1190SX: Erik Buell’s Superfighter

Jul 04, 2014 View Comments by

Back in October we introduced you to Erik Buell Racing’s 1190RX, which is basically an (relatively) affordable version of EBR’s 1190RS exotic superbike. The RX promises to be perhaps the first truly competitive, all-American sportbike. Since its debut the RX has garnered plenty of praise in the press and it certainly looks to be living […]

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2014 BMW S 1000 R: The New Roadster King?

Nov 13, 2013 View Comments by

The BMW S 1000 RR sportbike has certainly made a name for itself since its introduction in 2008. The German challenger in a market segment traditionally dominated by the Japanese and Italians has established itself as one of (if not the) best all around liter-bikes available. It’s no surprise, then, that BMW would come up […]

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2014 Kawasaki Z1000

Nov 05, 2013 View Comments by

In Japanese, the word sugomi implies “someone or something that inspires awe, leaves an indelible impression, is daunting in stature or ability, and commands respect.” It is also Kawasaki’s design theme for the 2014 Z1000, which was intended to invoke the looks of “a predatory animal stalking its prey.” And if that’s what they were […]

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New Yamaha FZ-09 Shakes Up the Naked Bike World

Jun 18, 2013 View Comments by

Look out Triumph, Suzuki, Honda, Kawasaki … okay, let’s just say any OEM with a naked bike in their stable has now been put on notice. Yamaha has recently carved out a new rung on the ladder with the FZ-09. The bike, which will replace the FZ-8, is powered by an all-new 847cc triple. The […]

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