FIRST RIDE

2017 BMW R NineT Racer Review – First Ride

One could take two approaches to understanding what BMW has done to the R nineT to give us the 2017 BMW R nineT Racer. The

2017 KTM 1290 Super Adventure R Review: First Ride

A stunning blasted moonscape is a good way to describe the natural beauty of Peru’s Nasca Desert. And that moonscape makes a particularly good place

2017 Honda Rebel 300 Review: First Ride

Before you begin wondering if you’ve taken your medication this morning, let me preface this review of the new 2017 Honda Rebel 300 with the

2017 Honda Rebel 500 Review: First Ride

I’m not sure if it’s my naturally rebellious nature, being a man who microwaves his food still in the tupperware and even known to occasionally

2017 KTM 1090 Adventure R Review – First Ride

The R stands for moRe DiRt, less pavement It’s not often a reduction in engine displacement results in a superior motorcycle (bigger is better, right?),

2017 Ducati Monster 797 Review: First Ride

Hemlines and exhausts go up and down, radiators come and go, but the Monster hasn’t really ever gone out of fashion since it hit the

2017 Yamaha YZF-R6 Review : MO’s first ride aboard Yamaha’s much-anticipated middleweight weapon

Here’s a quick reminder of what was going on in the world in 2006: Dick Cheney, then Vice President of the United States, shot a

8 Things You Didn’t Know About The 2017 Yamaha R6

By now fans of the middleweight sportbike class are well aware of Yamaha’s new 2017 YZF-R6. A bike long overdue, the R6 borrows some styling

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Special FLHRXS First Ride Review

Harley’s new Street Rod was our excuse to go to Daytona last week, but while we were there we got to ride The MoCo’s new

Suzuki GSX250R Review

After years of bigger/better/faster, many of the world’s top sportbikemanufacturers took a step back and expanded downward into the pocket-rocket displacements. It’s unclear whether this

2017 Harley-Davidson Street Rod First Ride Review : Harley lets fly an angrier, urban-sport version of its lovable Street 750

As a lifelong rooter for the underdog, I really wanted to like this one. Almost three years ago, I was a big fan of the

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic Review: First Ride

First introduced by Indian in 2015, the Roadmaster built on the Chieftain platform, adding additional touring and luxury features. Now, the company is releasing a

2017 Triumph Street Triple RS Review: First Ride

The last time Triumph conducted a major revamp of its Street Triple family was 2013. At that press launch Triumph didn’t feel it necessary to

2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R Review – First Ride

Ah, the legendary Phillip Island circuit, the scene of many epic battles among two-wheel gladiators like Gardner, Rainey, Schwantz, Corser, Stoner, Rossi and Iannone, which

2017 Honda CBR1000RR And CBR1000RR SP Video Review

Honda’s flagship CBR1000RR is much better than before, but there’s a catch. Honda pulled out all the stops for its fresh, ground-up redesign of the

2017 Honda CBR1000RR And CBR1000RR SP Review

Cresting the top of the steep incline leading onto Portimao’s main straight, I’m committed to keeping the throttle on the new 2017 Honda CBR1000RR to

2017 Triumph Street Scrambler First Ride Review

How many new Triumph Bonnevilles are we up to now anyway? The Street Twin came first, just about a year ago. We liked the sweet

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber First Ride Review

By now you must’ve heard the bobber backstory: Restless GIs home from WW2 self-treated their PTSD by bobbing the fenders off their heavy old motorcycles

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R First Ride Review : The Beast that ate Qatar

As soon as you begin mentally mapping the featureless layout of the Losail International Circuit, it gets dark, the floodlights come on and the track

2017 BMW G310R First Ride Review

If you’re wondering how important the small-displacement segment is to BMW, here’s a figure to chew on: Edgar Heinrich, BMW Motorrad’s Head of Design, estimates,

2017 Harley-Davidson Ultra Limited First Ride Review

Touring riders want it all: comfort, handling, big power, weather protection, and storage space. For years Harley-Davidson’s touring line of motorcycles, particularly theElectra Glides, have

2017 Harley-Davidson Street Glide First Ride Review

Since Harley-Davidson has updated the engines of its entire touring model line, we thought we should check in with an example of each of the

2017 Yamaha SCR950 First Ride Review

The SCR950 is the second Yamaha press intro this year offering a re-stylized version of an existing model – the first one being the XSR900

2017 Honda CRF450R – FIRST LOOK Review

Believe it or not, it has been 15 years since the introduction of the first-generation CRF450R motocross bike. Not only has this bike been a