FIRST RIDE

8 Things I’d Change On The Kawasaki Ninja 400

In case you haven’t figured it out by now, we – err, at least I – really love the Kawasaki Ninja 400. Ryan came off the bike at

2019 Yamaha YZ450F First Ride Review

Little changes on paper make for big improvements in the dirt You know the age-old saying, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it?” Well, that

2019 Alta Redshift EXR Dual-Sport First Ride Review

Basically a license to do whatever you want, but don’t quote us on that… + Highs Peppy motor with gobs of torque Super easy to

2018 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 Lusso SCS First Ride Review

Applying Rekluse clutch technology to MV’s sport tourer Fast luxury touring. That is, specifically, the translation ofturismo veloce lusso. Add some numbers and acronyms and

2019 Yamaha Niken First Ride Review

To be honest, I didn’t pay any more attention when Yamaha announced it would actually produce the Nikenthan I do to the unicorns that occasionally wander into the

2018 Zero DSR First Ride Review

Riding the Zero DSR quickly turned me into a child. Laughing hysterically as I sneaked through traffic and by unsuspecting pedestrians, getting a kick out

2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports First Ride Review

When I first laid eyes on the 2018 Honda Africa Twin Adventure Sports at the Long Beach International Motorcycle Show, I thought to myself, “Dang that’s a nice paint

2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen & Svartpilen 401 First Ride Review

Fresh Swedish styling on proven Austrian performance Husqvarna, a company better known for its off-road bikes – or chainsaws, depending on who you ask –

2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701 First Ride Review

It’s finally here, folks. The 2018 Husqvarna Vitpilen 701. Since its concept was unveiled at EICMA in 2015, the 701 has been a highly anticipated

2018 Benelli TnT135 First Ride Review

If you’re in the market for a motorcycle like the HondaGrom or Kawasaki Z125 Pro, pump the brakes and take a look at this: the Benelli TnT135. No matter how many times SSR, the US

2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100 First Ride Review

For a company priding itself on racing and performance, there’s an irony in the fact that, since its introduction in 2014, the Scrambler has been

Six Things I Like (And Three I Don’t) About The 2018 Ducati Scrambler 1100

Ducati just released the flagship to its hugely popular Scrambler lineage with this, the Scrambler 1100. Personally speaking, it’s the Scrambler I like most in Ducati’s line

2018 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S First Ride Review

As we both braced for impact over what some (my wife) would consider too much speed for entering a parking lot over a large gutter,

2018 BMW G 310 GS First Ride Review

It would seem as though I had brought some of the lovely weather I had endured while in Spain back with me as we geared

2018 MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR First Ride Review

Billing yourself as a boutique manufacturer of motorcycle art invites intense scrutiny and whether fair or unfair, a cosmetic blemish or performance shortcoming when found

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan First Ride Review

Royal Enfield designed and built this motorcycle in India, for Indians, a few years ago, with no plans really to export it. Why bother? India took

2018 Yamaha MT-07 First Ride Review

As the rain made its way between my mismatched waterproof motorcycle gear and we climbed in elevation through southern Spain’s pristine backroads, I thought to myself, there still isn’t

2018 Alta Motors Redshift MX And MXR First Ride Review

We’ve all heard about them, talked about them, and maybe even looked them up on Google, but in the end, most of us probably figured

2017 BMW G310R Review

Er, well, BMW’s first made-in-India motorcycle is actually a perfectly nice little piece. Should anybody be surprised? The Bavarians have now beaten the rest of the

Top 10 Features Of The 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400

When Kawasaki redesigned its smallest Ninja for 2018, the engineers went back to the drawing board and while the motorcycle on your screen may look like a

2018 Triumph Speed Triple RS First Ride Review

It was a sad day in southern Spain, not to mention a long way to travel, to be peering out from the garage as intensoning

2018 Triumph Tiger 800 XRt And XCa Review – First Ride

The 2018 Triumph Tiger 800 is one of those bikes that kind of flies in the face of conventional wisdom about what makes a great Adventure Touring motorcycle, and Triumph is

2018 Suzuki Burgman 400 First Ride Review

Scooters are often thought of as second-class citizens in the world of motorcycles and take a backseat to their more common, two-wheeled brethren. But in fact, scooters

2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400 First Ride Review

Kawasaki may have just found the sweet spot with its new Ninja 400. At a glance, the new motorcycle has undergone a substantial weight reduction treatment,

2018 Energica Eva EsseEsse9 First Ride Review

Energica made e-bike waves in 2013 when it let us ride the prototype of its Ego electric superbike that reached production in 2014, the year we tested a production

2018 Ducati Panigale V4 First Ride Review: 10 Things You Need To Know

Game-changing performance and technology We just returned from the launch of Ducati’s all-new Panigale V4, and it’s no exaggeration to describe it as one of the best

2018 Ducati Panigale V4 First Ride Review: 10 Things You Need To Kno

We just returned from the launch of Ducati’s all-new Panigale V4, and it’s no exaggeration to describe it as one of the best sportbikes ever made, perhaps

2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster First Ride Review

The Bonneville family continues to expand with its 2018 Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster. The new Speedmasterbuilds on the Bobber and Bonneville lines to offer a versatile cruiser with a level of refinement

2018 Yamaha Star Eluder Review – First Ride

From the moment I thumbed the starter button, I knew I was going to like the 2018 Yamaha Star Eluder. The exhaust note just hit

Meet NVIDIA Xavier: A new brain for self-driving, AI, and AR cars

NVIDIA isn’t letting up on its goal of being at the heart of as many driverless cars as possible and it’s NVIDIA Xavier, its newest