FIRST RIDE

2020 Moto Guzzi V85 TT Review – First Ride

Moto Guzzi heritage with an injection of modernity in a retro-styled package The Paris-Dakar rally, a true test of endurance, the ultimate adventure. I’m referring

Tesla Model Y first ride: The new and the familiar

I just climbed out of the Tesla Model Y, and if first-impressions are anything to go by, Elon Musk’s newest EV hasn’t strayed far from

2019 KTM 790 Adventure R First Ride Review

The most capable adventure bike yet If you were given the most competent adventure bike in terms of travel and off-road performance, where would you

2019 BMW R1250 GS/ R1250 GS Adventure First Ride Review

Well, the first patch of sand I tumped over in was more a result of surprise right after we’d turned down the dirt road a

2019 Kawasaki Z400 Review – First Ride

Kawasaki admits motorcycles can be a tough sell these days. All the manufacturers perform market research to find out what new buyers want, but when

2019.5 Husqvarna FC450 Rockstar Edition Review – First Ride

Motocross is a sport that demands a high performing motorcycle capable of delivering specific attributes to help a rider go fast. The best bikes combine

2019 Indian FTR 1200 first ride review: A hooligan in racer’s clothing

With its flat-track inspired good looks and real performance, the 2019 Indian FTR 1200 seems like an almost perfect machine on paper. The bike represents

Exclusive: 2019 Zero SR/F Review – First Ride

It’s mind boggling to think that mass-produced street-legal electric motorcycles have only existed for 10 years. In 2009, Zero Motorcycles launched the Zero S and

2019 Honda Super Cub Review: First Ride

You’re gonna start meeting the nicest people again It was only seconds after hopping aboard the 2019 Honda C125 Super Cub that laughter started to

2019 Yamaha YZF-R3 Review – First Ride

The Yamaha R3 gets a facelift and new springs to its step The 2019 Yamaha R3 feels incredibly nimble as I flick it back and

2018 Yamaha MT-07 Test | Long-Term Sport & Commuter Review

When we sent Associate Editor Kelly Callan off to Spain to review the 2018 Yamaha MT-07, she came back disappointed at her lack of riding

2019 Triumph Speed Twin Review – First Ride

Placed between the Bonneville T120 and Thruxton, the Speed Twin may have surpassed both Within Triumph’s Modern Classics line there was always a sizable gap between

2018 Ducati Monster 1200S first ride review: Naked brilliance

The Ducati Monster is pretty legendary in the motorcycle world. It pretty much created the naked sport category when it was introduced in 1993 and motorcycling has

2020 Porsche 911 Carrera S first ride review: A tantalizing amuse-bouche

It’ll be a little longer until we get into the driver’s seat for ourselves, but Porschegave us a preview of how the new 2020 911 Carrera S will

2019 Husqvarna FS 450 Review – First Ride

The joy and fun of riding supermoto is something I personally love, but apparently this sentiment isn’t shared by most. It’s too bad, really. Supermoto

2019 Triumph Street Twin / Street Scrambler Review – First Ride

Say hello to the Twins The main difference between the 2016 Street Twin and 2017 Street Scrambler, and the new 2019 versions of each, is that my Aerostich

2019 Zero DSR Review – First Ride

Funny thing about electric motorcycles: if you’re already an early adopter of the technology, the name Zero Motorcycles is all too familiar. If you still think electrics are

The Ultimate Ducati Superbike Comparison: From The 916 To The Panigale V4 S

Measuring the Ducati Panigale V4 soul against its ancestors Riding the Ducati Panigale V4 S is quite a trip, as the experience is nothing short of relentless.

2019 BMW F 850 GS And F 750 GS Review – First Ride

BMW’s middleweight GSs prepare for battle in the burgeoning mid-size ADV wars The air had a brisk freshness about it. Pure mountain air with a

2019 BMW F 850 GS First Ride Review : 20 Fast Facts

Following a decade as the lead player in BMW’s mid-weight adventure touring platform, the parallel-twin F GS line gets totally revamped this year with the 2019 BMW

2019 Honda CRF450X Review – First Ride

There’s really no other bike in the off-road dirtbiking world that carries more clout than the Honda CRF450X, except for possibly the XR650R or XR400R models the 450X was designed

2019 KTM 790 Duke Review – First Ride

From the moment the rumor mill first started hinting at KTM developing an 800cc parallel Twin way back in 2014, droves of performance-minded motorcyclists, myself included,

2019 Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro Review – First Ride

In America, some might consider owning and riding a Harley-Davidson to be patriotic. But in Italy, Ducati is revered and more closely synonymous with religion. Hardcore Ducatisti take motorcycles,

2019 Ducati Multistrada 1260 Enduro First Ride Review (18 Fast Facts)

When Ducati released the third-generation Multistrada 1200 in 2010, the upright adventure-touring motorcycle was highlighted as a four-in-one mount—Sport, Touring, Urban, and Enduro. The bike

2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R First Ride Review – Team Green’s attempt to revitalize the 600 class

For the past decade we’ve all been witness to the steady decline of the 600 supersport category. It’s amazing to think about, especially considering that,

2019 Royal Enfield Continental GT 650 And Interceptor 650 Review – First Ride : One platform; two personalities

Ever since my interview last December with Rod Copes, President of Royal Enfield North America, I’ve been looking forward to experiencing the new 650 Twin

2019 Honda Monkey Review: Hey! Hey! It’s The Monkey! (14 Fast Facts)

Spearheading Honda’s efforts to build new audiences for its motorcycles is its 125cc triumvirate of the Grom, Super Cub C125, and Monkey. For our first ride on

2019 Indian Chieftain Dark Horse Review – First Ride

When I first saw Indian’s photos of the updated Chieftainline, I immediately thought of the presentation during the 2015 Indian Scout introduction. During his speech, Gary Gray, Indian Motorcycle Product Director,

2019 Honda CRF450L First Ride Review – Hey Honda, who should I make the check out to?

Lo and behold, and thank frickin’ God, the 2019 Honda CRF450L is finally here. Every so often, a new motorcycle will come out, and it’ll

2019 Honda CRF450RX First Ride Review

You can’t go wrong with Honda’s do-it-all track/trail off-road competition bike If you’re anything like me when it comes to riding in the dirt, you’re