Blog Section: Motorcycles

2020 Triumph Rocket 3 GT: A Peerless MOTORcycle

Oct 02, 2020 View Comments by

Presence. It’s a nebulous term not easily or objectively defined, but the new Rocket 3 definitely has it. The motorcycle’s imposing size is only part of what gives it presence. Its rich finish detailing draws eyes closer and makes them linger.

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The Seeker: No Rules, No Destination, It’s About the Journey [video]

Sep 30, 2020 View Comments by

 The Seeker is more than just about adventure and riding motorcycles. It’s about the freedom and joy you experience from doing what you love to do. It’s about the sense of accomplishment you get from testing your limits, stretching yourself, and allowing yourself to grow. Starring Pol Tarrés and directed by the Echevarria Brothers […]

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Indian Launches New Electric eFTR Jr to Foster the Next Riding Generation

Sep 29, 2020 View Comments by

Indian Motorcycle has launched its new eFTR Jr electric bike with an eye on bringing fresh blood into the riding community. The bike, built for riders aged 8 and up and weighing up to 175 pounds, is designed to match Indian’s Scout FTR750 racing bike, the OEM says. The eFTR Jr features a rugged steel […]

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2020 Suzuki V-Strom 1050XT: The Reasonable Adventurer

Sep 15, 2020 View Comments by

Since you’re reading this magazine, you obviously enjoy traveling to interesting places on a motorcycle. When it comes to choosing a mount for two-wheel travel, adventure-touring bikes are the hottest segment on the market and can’t be ignored.

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Yamaha Aims New WR450F Enduro Bike at Both Racers and Enthusiasts

Sep 09, 2020 View Comments by

Yamaha has revealed its 2021 WR450F Enduro model, which has undergone a series of changes and fine-tuning to provide a better riding experience over a wider range of terrain. Among the changes made to the machine are a remodeled engine and frame, new suspension settings, and improved brakes, the company said in a statement. The […]

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2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4S

Aug 28, 2020 View Comments by

Anyone dreaming of a superbike that could do 400-mile days will be intrigued by Ducati’s latest V4 creation. With 208 horsepower stuffed into a race-bred chassis, the Streetfighter V4 provides reasonably placed ergonomics to deliver a MotoGP experience for the street. While it would be a misnomer to describe the raucous Streetfighter as practical, several […]

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Indian Motorcycle Returns To The Hill With Custom Bike After 80 Years

Aug 25, 2020 View Comments by

 Indian Motorcycle is set to participate in the 2020 AMA Pro Hillclimb series, marking the company’s return to the sport after an absence of more than 80 years. Indian will be represented by 10-time hillclimb champion John Koester, who will take a custom Indian FTR750 bike to compete in AMA Pro Hillclimb’s new Twins […]

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2020 BMW F 900 R/XR: Not-So-Identical Twins

Aug 05, 2020 View Comments by

Since the introduction of its first motorbike, the R32 in 1923, BMW has been known for designing and manufacturing quality machines. With the extremely popular GS being its core business, in November the brand unveiled a pair of new middleweight street machines, the F 900 R and the F 900 XR. The models are designed […]

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Indian Motorcycle Features Apple CarPlay in its 2020 Lineup

Aug 01, 2020 View Comments by

Good news for Apple and Indian Motorcycle fans! Models in Indian’s 2020 lineup that are equipped with the company’s Ride Command system are now fully integrated with Apple CarPlay. This includes the Chieftain, Roadmaster, and the Challenger. Designed to enrich the riding experience, this integration supports an optional Bluetooth headset and allows riders to send […]

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2021 KTM 450 Rally Replica: The Tough Just Got Tougher

Jul 29, 2020 View Comments by

Have you ever wished you could own a fierce, two-wheeled machine designed to tackle infamous races like the Dakar Rally?  Well, you’re in luck. Whether you’re a seasoned or aspiring racer, or just want some glorious decor for your garage (imagine the bragging rights!), with KTM’s 450 Rally Replica you now have your chance—albeit a […]

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2020 Husqvarna Svartpilen 701: Elemental Sports Roadster Gold

Jul 27, 2020 View Comments by

The Svartpilen 701 reminds me of a childhood friend. Jimmy was a likable boy who always pushed the limits of what was typically deemed reasonable. He had a circle of friends who admired his carefree and adventurous attitude, even if he was pretty rough around the edges. Jimmy was eminently lovable and a source of […]

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2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX

Jun 30, 2020 View Comments by

The Ninja 1000 has been one of the best values in the high-performance sport-touring class since it was introduced in 2014. But what it wasn’t, especially relative to the latest offerings from Europe, was sophisticated. Revisions for 2017 included monoblock brake calipers and an inertial measurement unit for uprated traction and braking safety controls, bringing […]

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2020 CSC Motorcycles RX4

Jun 05, 2020 View Comments by

Everyone needs a getaway vehicle at the ready. For an ever-increasing number of motorcyclists, that vehicle is an ADV bike. Stereotypical adventure-touring rigs are tall and heavy. Speaking directly to those looking for a smaller, lighter, cheaper getaway vehicle, CSC calls the 450-pound, $4,995 RX4 “your adventure within reach.” The 450cc RX4 was developed by […]

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2020 Yamaha MT-03: Revving for Your Youth

May 26, 2020 View Comments by

Our senior readers (ahem—no offense) will recall the thrills Yamaha delivered in small displacement motorcycles through the late ’70s and into the ’80s. Lightweight twins were quickly tweaked, raced, and became a key part of our culture. In fact, the new 2020 Yamaha MT-03 harks back to the thrills of the RD series of motorcycles, […]

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2020 KTM SX-E 5: Introducing Kids to Motorcycles

May 22, 2020 View Comments by

KTM’s new SX-E 5 is a handy way to share the love of two wheels with the next generation—using electricity. The concept is to bring in people who might not otherwise be into motorcycling by making the user experience less intimidating and more accessible. The electric minibike boasts power similar to KTM’s two-stroke 50 SX […]

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