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2016 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Street Bob Review

Introduced in 2006, the Dyna Street Bob (FXDB) was the first “Dark Custom” designed for Harley-Davidson ’s Dyna family. The Street Bob originally came with an 88.5

2015 – 2017 Harley-Davidson SuperLow Review

The SuperLow line carries few changes into the ’17 model year, and for the most part can be considered a direct carryover from 2016. Powered

2016 – 2017 Victory Vegas / Vegas 8-Ball Review

Even though Victory and Indian Motorcycles both fall under the Polaris Industries Inc. umbrella, the products offered by each company are as chalk to cheese. Indian tends to

2016 – 2017 Moto Guzzi California 1400 Review

“Handmade in Italy.” Those words make us think of luxury and quality. Leather shoes and handbags, sunglasses and optical frames, ceramics and glass, textiles, and

2016 – 2017 Indian Springfield Review

The newest pressure on Harley-Davidson  comes in the form of the new-in-2016 Indian Springfield. Named a “bagger” by the Indian marketing folks, it is much closer

2015 – 2017 Victory Gunner Review

Victory’s Gunner brings modern, V-twin performance and a fresh take on the classic Bobber  look. Essentially unchanged between 2015 and 2017, the Gunner carries the Freedom

2015 – 2017 Harley-Davidson V-Rod Muscle Review

Back in 2001, Harley-Davidson introduced its VRSC “V-Rod” to the motorcycle world to compete with both imported and domestic (U.S.) muscle bikes The factory teamed up with Porsche

2016 – 2017 Victory High-Ball Review

Victory is something of a Johnny-come-lately in the American motorcycle scene (since 1998). Its main competitors, Indian Motorcycles— which falls under the Polaris umbrella along with Victory —

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Review

Ever since I got my first glimpse of the Triumph Bonneville Bobber at the Milan show I’ve been eager to get to know it a little

2016 Victory Cross Country Review

In direct competition with Harley-Davidson and other Made-in-the-USA brands in the traditional American style of a heavier motorcycle, Victory continues to reap a share of the market.

Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra vs. Indian Roadmaster – COMPARISON TEST

There’s been a lot of talk about “bug-out bikes” lately—as in which is the perfect motorcycle to escape a natural (or unnatural) disaster. Earthquake? Tsunami?

2016 Ducati Diavel Review

In “Sport” mode, give the throttle a twist and you’ll quickly see why the Diavel has a deep saddle. If it didn’t, you’re butt would slide

2017 Victory Octane Review

Victory uses its success in the power-cruisersector as a springboard into the burgeoning, performance-oriented American-made bike market. The Victory Octane leads the charge against opponents

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King Review

The 2017 Harley-Davidson Road King brings classic, FL design elements and the MoCo’s newest engine — the Milwaukee-Eight — together for this new generation of the

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

2016 Mercedes-Benz G65 AMG review

THE GOOD: The G65 combines a timeless look and appeal with genuine off-road robustness and a heady dollop of luxury. THE BAD: Beyond being catastrophically expensive to

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Preview

Introduced earlier today at a live event in England, the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber made its way to the stage ridden by none other than

Indian Scout FTR750 Ride Review

Sometimes it seems as if the term “history was made” is overused to the point of cliché, but it’s about the only way to describe

2017 Harley-Davidson CVO Street Glide First Ride Review

+ Highs Milwaukee-Eight 114 produces mountains of torque Throaty exhaust note Great audio system – Sighs Slightly grabby clutch Minor low-rpm EFI abruptness Expensive Every

TOMTOM RIDER 400 REVIEW

HIGHS Easy-to-read screen, even in daylight Superb handlebar mounting hardware Voice-based turn-by-turn navigation Display works horizontal or vertical Free, real-time traffic info via smartphone LOWS

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

Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight Equipped Touring Models – FIRST RIDE REVIEW

We brought the party. From the crevices of a damp, cold gas station emerged a loose collective of jubilant chemical enhancement enthusiasts. “One day he’ll

BMW R nineT vs. Harley-Davidson Roadster vs. Triumph Thruxton R vs. Yamaha XSR900 – COMPARISON TEST

I was raised to believe that motorcycles are an accumulation of parts. My father, a racer in every sense of the word, has built countless

Riding The 2017 Harley-Davidson Milwaukee-Eight-Powered FL Models Review : More road, more glide

It only took about five minutes mired in rush-hour traffic crawling along the I-94 East heading into downtown Milwaukee for me to appreciate the attributes

2017 Moto Guzzi MGX21 Flying Fortress First Ride Review

I remember it stopping me dead in my tracks. The first time I saw Moto Guzzi’s MGX21 prototype, I literally stopped everything I was doing

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

The Ten Best Motorcycles of 2016

We imagined a smoky room 40 years ago where founding publisher Joe Parkhurst, then-executive editor Allan Girdler, and the rest of the Cycle World crew

The Great American $9k Cruise-Off : H-D Iron 883 Vs. Indian Scout Sixty

What this country needs is a great $9,000 motorcycle made in America by Americans, a bike that will be great, trust me on this, a

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK : Harley-Davidson’s New XG750R Flat-Track Racer

Kris Schoonover, Harley’s mightily bearded racing manager, threaded his words together carefully: “This is the first time… a new-design Harley has made the main… in