motorcycles

2015 – 2017 MV Agusta Brutale 1090 RR Review

Meccanica Verghera Agustaquickly made its mark on the motorcycle-racing world back in 1945 when it started producing motorcycles in post-war Italy. Legend has it that

2016 – 2017 Triumph America / America LT / Speedmaster Review

Triumph returns in 2017 with three bikes in the America/Speedmaster family: the America, the America LT and the Speedmaster. All three models come with that bullet-proof

Five Things To Love About The Honda CBR500R

If your dreams include parking a brand new Honda RC213V-S or CBR1000RR SP in the garage someday but not just now, it’s nice to know

2017 Honda CBR300R Vs. Hyosung GD250R

There’s an old saying that aptly describes the Hyosung GD250R: A day late and a dollar short. The 250cc beginner bike market went strong for

2017 Indian Roadmaster Classic Review: First Ride

First introduced by Indian in 2015, the Roadmaster built on the Chieftain platform, adding additional touring and luxury features. Now, the company is releasing a

2017 Harley-Davidson Road King & Road King Special Review

The Road King has long been an alternative for Harley-Davidson riders who want a tour-capable bike sansbarn-door fairing. It keeps getting better in the 2017

2016 – 2017 Moto Guzzi Eldorado Review

I remember watching news clips on TV in the early-to mid 1970s for events taking place in California. The news had plenty to talk about

2017 Hyosung GD250R Review

What’s up with Hyosung? The Korean bike builder just seems to do things its own way. If there’s a marketing department, it’s a secretive one

2015 – 2017 Indian Chieftain / Chieftain Dark Horse Review

The Chieftain has all the classic elements that identify it as part of the Indian Motorcycle heritage, including classic badging and iconic War Bonnet mounted

2015 – 2017 Victory Vision Review

Introduced in 2007 as an addition to the Victory touring lineup for 2008, the Vision came in two versions: the Vision Street, which came standard

2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000R Review – First Ride

Ah, the legendary Phillip Island circuit, the scene of many epic battles among two-wheel gladiators like Gardner, Rainey, Schwantz, Corser, Stoner, Rossi and Iannone, which

2017 Honda CBR1000RR And CBR1000RR SP Review

Cresting the top of the steep incline leading onto Portimao’s main straight, I’m committed to keeping the throttle on the new 2017 Honda CBR1000RR to

2016 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Forty-Eight Review

Stripped-down Sportsters have progressed beyond the days of the “$4,995 Sporty,” into what has become a blank canvas for designers at Harley-Davidson . Each new

2015 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Sportster 1200 Custom Review

The Harley-Davidson Sportster ’s roots go all the way back to the 1952 flathead-powered K-Model. Harley went to an over-head cam engine in ’57 and

2016 – 2017 Harley-Davidson Roadster Review

Honestly, at first glance I was a little underwhelmed by this new-for-2016 offering from The Motor Company . I thought it was a little sparse,

2016 – 2017 Indian Roadmaster Review

What do you get when you fully dress a Chieftain from Indian Motorcycles? If you’re clever and remembered the title of this article, you guessed the Roadmaster

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 Chief Vintage Review

The word “vintage” gets tossed around a lot, but when a company with a history as long as Indian Motorcycles uses it, you can believe they

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

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 —

BMW F800GS vs. Triumph Tiger 800XC – COMPARISON TEST

It’s the USA’s northernmost, easternmost and westernmost state. It’s larger than Texas, California and Montana combined. Its east-west span—from its lower peninsula that extends into

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 Ducati Scrambler Review

The 2015 model year saw four new Ducati products built for a rather niche market; the Scrambler family that includes the ’70s-themed Classic, the flat-track race inspired

2016 Arch KRGT-1 Review

Arch Motorcycles’ flagship bike brings innovative design, crushing performance and artistic flair together for buyers looking for something, shall we say, a little more exclusive.

2017 SSR Buccaneer Cafe Review

If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, then SSR most really be trying to suck up to the Italians. First it was theRazkull 125,

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 Aprilia Shiver 750 Review

Aprilia started out life building scooters. Now the brand falls under the Piaggio umbrella, and it sort of serves as the “racing division” for the company. As such,

2017 Ducati Monster 797 Review

Ducati  adds to its “Monster” family with the accessible and relatively rider-friendly “797” version of its popular naked bike. This all-new ride uses the same 803 cc