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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 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

2019 Honda CB300R Review – First Ride : Honda’s little funster is new and improved for 2019

Honda’s all-in when it comes to the small-displacement category, perhaps more so than any other manufacturer out there. With the popularity of the Grom, CBR250R,

2019 Kawasaki Off-Road Model Lineup First Look

With all-new model announcements and major revisions and upgrades to already great machines from various manufacturers so far, the 2019 new off-road model season has

2019 Yamaha Off-Road YZ Motocross And Cross-Country Model Line First Look

The 2019 off-road new model bike season is in full swing, and Yamaha is the latest manufacturer to announce its full lineup of motocross and

2018 Kawasaki Z900RS Cafe Review : Decidedly retro yet fully modern

I’ve been in the motorcycle biz for over 20 years, and it takes a special bike to wow me. Kawasaki crafted a great modern yet classically-styled machine

2019 Honda CRF Off-Road, Motocross And Dual-Sport Model Line First Look Review

Honda breaks out the big guns and finally gives the people what we want! Honda just stepped its game up big time for 2019, with

2019 Honda CRF450L VS. X VS. R Spec Sheet Shootout

If you haven’t already heard by now, Honda set the motorcycle industry on fire Wednesday with the announcement of its 2019 CRF off-road, motocross and

2019 Husqvarna Off-Road And Dual-Sport Model Lineup First Look

Hands down, Husqvarna has the most complete line of off-road bikes of any manufacturer. Whether you’re a track, trail or dual-sport rider, Husqvarna has a

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

Retro Or Not(Ro)? Kawasaki Z900RS Vs. Suzuki GSX-S1000Z

They’re both Open-class Japanese transverse inline four-cylinder standard bikes, a pair of motorcycles that have followed that divinely ordained orthodoxy since Saint Soichiro carried the streetbike tablets down from

Live With It: 2018 Kawasaki Z900RS Long Term Review

I pulled into one of my favorite breakfast spots one Saturday morning, and before I even had the chance to take my helmet off, some

2019 Honda Announced For America : PCX150 & CB300R

2019 Honda PCX150 Announced – New engine, frame and optional ABS American Honda announced a revamped PCX150 scooter for the 2019 model year with a new chassis, a revised engine

2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400: Exclusive Dyno Run And Measured Weight!

Kawasaki’s all-new Ninja 400 is ready to upend the small-displacement sportbike category by offering the triumvirate of appealing motorcycle characteristics: class-leading power, a reasonable price, and swanky

2018 Kawasaki Z900RS First Ride Review

If you were expecting a cosmetic makeover of the Z900, you’d be mistaken like I was. I mean, it’s called Z900RS, but apart from the basic engine,

2018 Honda CRF250R First Ride Review

Honda steps up with an all-new, 249.5cc, DOHC engine and a chassis that mimics the superb-handling CRF450R. Does the 2018 CRF250R have the goods to become the 250cc motocross

BMW HP4 Race First Ride Review

If you’re a fan of high-performance sportbikes, BMW’s new HP4 Race should be at or near the top of your must-ride list. This carbon-framed and -wheeled ultra-sportbike achieves

First Look: 2018 Kawasaki Z900RS

Kawasaki pulled the wraps off its new Z900RS, a retro-styled motorcycle based on the Z900 platform that recalls the classic Kawasaki Z1. As of this writing, the Z900RS has

2017-2018 Kawasaki Z900 Review

Kawasaki steps up its bid to grab a slice of the growing naked-bike market with the Z900 ABS. As demand for the genre increased, so have expectations of performance

2015-2017 Yamaha WR250F Review

First introduced in 2001, the WR250F has seen some changes through the years up to and including 2014 — most notably the alloy frame introduced

2018 Honda CB650F First Ride Review

Tuesday I wrote about the CBR650F; today it’s the new 2018 CB650F. It loses an “R,” its fairing and clip-on handlebars – and gains a nice aluminum handlebar and

2018 Honda CBR650F First Ride Review

Once upon a time there was the Honda CBR600F, or Hurricane as it was called in the U.S. The magazines tripped all over themselves and

2016-2018 Yamaha Bolt Review

As Yamaha’s “Made in the U.S.” cruiser line, Star shows its stuff with the 2018 lineup. The Bolt continues with that classic “bobber” style — high tank and short wheelbase — folks

2016-2017 Yamaha Smax Review

Building scooters is a somewhat funny business. You have overseas licensing conventions that force engine sizes into certain size brackets, and the displacement usually eases right up

2015-2018 Honda CB300F Review

New from 2015 and going strong in 2018, the CB300F from Honda is all about naked sportbike styling at an entry-level price and demeanor. A little bit lighter and with a

2018 Suzuki GSX250R Review

New for the 2018 model year, Suzuki has released its quarter-liter sportbike, the GSX250R. Some may say Suzuki is a bit late to the game and ask: Why

2015-2017 KTM 690 Duke ABS Review

Each version of the Duke since 1994 shed more and more of its vestigial ’dirt bike’ features, and this latest version is a straight-up streetbike.

2018 Honda CRF250R First Look

Honda’s 2017 CRF250R has been a perennial contender that has come up just shy of its peers when in the engine performance and suspension departments.

2017 KTM Freeride E-XC First Ride Review

If your idea of off-road riding is busting big air over triple jumps, the Freeride-E will disappoint. But KTM’s electric-powered off-roader broadens the scope of