BMW Motorrad Records Best Sales Year Ever

Jan 17, 2014 View Comments by

For the third consecutive year, BMW Motorrad has set a company record for motorcycle sales. In 2012, 106,358 two wheeled BMWs rolled off dealer lots. For 2013, that number increased 8.3-percent to 115,215. It’s always nice to see major manufacturers enjoying strong sales. When sales are up, OEMs tend to invest more money into research […]

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The Fastest Growing Motorcycle Manufacturer in the U.S. is…

Dec 11, 2013 View Comments by

Go ahead, take a guess. If you said KTM, you are correct (ok, the photo was a big hint). The Austrian company saw their November 2013 sales numbers rise nearly 50-percent as compared to the previous year. Year to date sales are up 28.8-percent, which leads all other companies in the U.S market. KTM has […]

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Annual Reader Survey Results 2013

Oct 14, 2013 View Comments by

At the end of September we surveyed you, our loyal readers, about your motorcycling hobby, the magazine, and various other aspects. We compiled results for you to explore.   What type of motorcyclist do you consider yourself the most? 1. Tourer (67.39%) 2. Cruiser (13.76%) 3. Adventure rider (13.48%) 4. Commuter (5.37%)   How long […]

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2013 Triumph Tiger Sport

Jan 11, 2013 View Comments by

For 2013, Triumph’s venerable Tiger 1050 gets a new name and becomes a more focused street machine. Splitting the difference between its stable mates the 800cc Tiger 800 and 1200cc Tiger Explorer, the new Tiger Sport’s 1050cc triple gets a substantial power boost for 2013, up to a claimed 123 hp and 77 lb. ft […]

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2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R (ABS)

Sep 13, 2012 View Comments by

Kawasaki’s redesigned 2013 Ninja ZX-6R is sporting an extra 37cc over the previous year’s model … again. From late 2002 to 2006, the ZX-6R was powered by a 636cc inline-four, which was later been replaced by a 599cc version of the engine. During a lively chat with one of the Kawasaki folks, it was explained […]

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2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300 (ABS)

Sep 13, 2012 View Comments by

It is no secret that the 250r has been Kawasaki’s best-selling Ninja, and is commonly viewed as the perfect learner’s bike that provides an ample fun factor. I’m sure we would all enjoy an agile Ninja 250r to the fullest on some twisty backroads. However, many of us (and let’s be honest here) would not […]

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