2014 BMW R 1200 RT: Now with Liquid Cooling!

Nov 06, 2013 View Comments by

For 2014 BMW’s new water-boxer engine has found its way into the RT. Just like on the GS, the motor puts out a healthy 125 horsepower and 92 pound feet of torque. Unlike its adventurous cousin, however, the RT gets a beefed up crankshaft and alternator. The increased reciprocating mass enhances the engine’s smoothness and […]

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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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