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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,

1972 Kawasaki Z1 900 Vs 2018 Z900 RS Spec Chart Shootout!

I was already tuned into motorcycles in 1972, but not MOTORCYCLES. The kid down the street had a Mini Trail 50, the couple with no kids had just

2018 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R SE Preview

Today Kawasaki Motors Corp., U.S.A., announced that it will be offering a high-end SE model to its ZX-10R line, joining the ZX-10R ABS KRT edition ($16,399) and ZX-10RR($18,899). This new

2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan Preview

Adventure bikes are wonderfully versatile for all types of riding, making the ADV class one of the hottest segments in contemporary motorcycling. The best of

2017 Kawasaki Z900 Long-Term Review

Every once in awhile we get opened-end motorcycle loan agreements from manufacturers. What does that mean for you? It means we have a chance to

First Look: Supercharged 2018 Kawasaki Ninja H2 SX

When Kawasaki introduced the Ninja H2 and H2R, it raised the bar for high performance motorcycle exotica with its supercharged 998cc engine. As impressed as we were

Naked Sports Threeway: Aprilia Shiver 900 Vs. Kawasaki Z900 Vs. Suzuki GSX-S750

We here at Motorcycle.com are a bit spoiled. You see, stepping up to the top shelf of a manufacturer’s lineup for us is as simple as asking

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

First Look: 2018 Kawasaki Ninja 400

As expected, Kawasaki has replaced its Ninja 300 with a new, larger Ninja 400, setting a new bar for the entry-level sportbike class with a 399cc powerplant. After years with the Ninja

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

2018 Kawasaki KLX250 First Ride Review

In the 1960s and early ’70s, small dual-sport bikes were a common and affordable way for new riders to enter into the world of motorcycling.

2018 Aprilia Shiver 900 First Ride Review

When Aprilia invited Motorcycle.com to the press introduction for the 2018 Shiver 900 first ride, I thought, hadn’t that model been announced at EICMA 2016 as an upcoming 2017

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

2018 Benelli TnT135 Preview

We were intrigued when Honda introduced its Grom for the 2014 model year, as the little 125cc street-legal playbike looked to be a fun and accessible way

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

2017-2018 Kawasaki Z125 Pro Review

The mini-streetbike market heats up with the new-from-2017 Z125 PRO and the new-for-2018 Z125 PRO SE, obviously meant as a direct competitor for the Honda Gromand KYMCO K-Pipe

2018 Suzuki GSX-S750 First Ride Review

We reject the accumulated knowledge of our forefathers at our own peril: Case in point, the 750cc inline-Four, the motorcycle that made Japan Japan nearly

2015-2017 Kawasaki Ninja 300 Review

Launched in 2012 for the 2013 model year, the Ninja 300, displacing the old Ninja 250 with a few more cubes. This sport-bike looking ride

2015-2018 Honda CBR650F Review

Honda’s CBR family is recognized around the world with a storied history, and a range that covers the market from the entry-level on up to

2017-2018 Honda Grom Review

Introduced in 2014, the Grom from Honda is a compact bike with sportbike styling, two-up capabilities if you don’t mind having to Fred-Flintstone the take-off,

2016-2018 Yamaha TW200 Review

Fuel-injection haters rejoice. There are still some carbureted options out there for off-road. Spec-wise, the TW200 is the same bike Yamaha has offered for over

2013-2017 Honda CB500F Review

Back in 2012, Honda presented the CB500F to the world at the EICMA Motor Show to bolster its “standard” category for the 2013 model year.

2017 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 Review

Kawasaki seems to have mastered the dark arts of slaying the competition in everything they put their hands in. Especially the way all their Ninjas’

2017 Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition Review

Ducati always has had this insanity in them to time and again bring up machines that push the boundaries of two-wheeled glory, a boundary that

2017 Harley Davidson CVO Street Glide Review

Harley-Davidson’s Custom Vehicle Operations department puts together what one could call showroom-custom bikes that include many of the features that buyers commonly add on post-sale

25 Fastest Cruiser Motorcycles From 0-60

Big, brawny cruisers tell a lot of the story of American motorcycles, and they state their case loud and clear. There is no mistaking the

12 Fastest Dirt Bikes in the World

For motorcycles meant to deliver thrills off paved roads, reaching blistering high speeds may seem like an afterthought. Jumps, skids, and climbs provide enough excitement

2017 CSC Motorcycles RX3 Review

The CSC Motorcycles, importer of Chinese-made scooters and motorcycles, expands its footprint in the U.S. market with the addition of the RX3 Adventure. This mini-adventure

2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 And 1000XT First Ride Review

Yours truly was a big fan of the bigger ’Strom upon its redesign for 2014, and so was our man T. Roderick when he rode