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MWC 2018 preview: Galaxy S9, Huawei, Sony and more

Mobile World Congress 2018 should reveal new hardware products from a variety of big names in mobile smart devices. This event is a trade show

2018 Suzuki Burgman 400 First Ride Review

Scooters are often thought of as second-class citizens in the world of motorcycles and take a backseat to their more common, two-wheeled brethren. But in fact, scooters

2018 Energica Eva EsseEsse9 First Ride Review

Energica made e-bike waves in 2013 when it let us ride the prototype of its Ego electric superbike that reached production in 2014, the year we tested a production

2017-2018 SYM T2 250i Review

SYM brings affordability and practicality together in its streetbike trainer, the T2 250i. This ride represents the largest non-scooter-type model the factory makes, and the 250 cc mill

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

Honor 9 Dual Camera Smartphone Review

Pros Compact and stylish design Manual controls and raw shooting Great 20mp mono camera Fingerprint sensor doubles as home button Plenty of ram and storage

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

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,

2017-2018 Suzuki Vanvan 200 Review

First out in the 1970s, the VanVan from Suzuki has that charming retro look that screams UJM. Recently reintroduced here in the U.S., the VanVan

2018 Kymco Xtown 300i ABS Review – First Ride

With a scooter market of less than 30,000 units from major manufacturers a year*, the USA isn’t much of a thing for scooters, and medium-displacement

2018 Kymco Like 150i ABS Review

Scooters are big in European and other markets – around here, not so much. “Scooters and soccer,” Kymco PR rep Peter Jones tells us, “they’re

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Review

The Austrian manufacturer had a superlative field day at the EICMA in Milan, Italy. Taking the covers off the KTM 1290 Super Duke R, KTM

2018 Kymco Xciting 400i Review – First Ride

We were snuggled into a conference room in the upscale Aloft hotel in Asheville, North Carolina, when PR man Peter Jones kicked off Kymco’s 2018

2017 CSC Motorcycles RZ3 Review

The California Scooter Company, in cooperation with the Zongshen Industrial Group, is looking to expand its lineup of imported rides with the addition of the

2017 SYM T2 250i Review

SYM brings affordability and practicality together in its streetbike trainer, the T2 250i. This ride represents the largest non-scooter-type model the factory makes, and the

2016-2017 SSR Motorsports Snake Eyes Review

Nothing brings to mind the down-and-dirty custom-bike days of the ’70s and ’80s quite like a UJM-based custom bobber, and SSR piles on plenty of

2017 Tao Tao Racer 50 Review

The classic swing-mount scooter drivetrain lends itself to a wide variety of applications, but it’s fair to say that all of them wind up looking

Honda Africa Twin Shootout: DCT Vs. Manual Transmission – Twin on Twin action to determine the preferred gearbox

Honda currently offers two versions of the Africa Twin, one with a standard six-speed manual transmission and clutch, and the other with an innovative Dual

Fujifilm X100F Review

And so to the Fujifilm X100F Review: I’m really pleased to be penning this Fujifilm X100F Review because back in 2011, I was fortuitous enough

2016 – 2017 SYM Wolf Classic 150 Review

We usually think of the Sanyang Motor Co., Ltd — better known to us as SYM — as a scooter company, so when looking at

2016 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 RR ABS Review

Aprilia isn’t a brand you see zipping around Smalltown, U.S.A., but European superbike race fans (and competing manufacturers) know the name all too well. Operating under the

2017 Suzuki VanVan 200 Review

First out in the 1970s, the VanVan from Suzuki has that charming retro look that screams UJM. Newly reintroduced here in the U.S., the VanVan gets

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 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, has amazing

2017 Aprilia RS 125 Review

Aprilia  doubles down on its campaign to draw new and young riders into the sportbike  sector with an extensive redesign of its proven entry-level ride,

25 Worst Gadget Flops of All Time

There are gadgets that change everything (the iPhone, Amazon Echo, Bose’s noise-canceling headphones), and then there are devices that are so spectacularly bad that they

2017 Honda X-ADV Scooter Preview

Here’s an oddball two-wheeler that no one had asked for yet many are liking, Honda’s X-ADV scooter. Using the 745cc parallel-Twin with a dual-clutch transmission

2017 Yamaha TMax, TMax DX And TMax SX Preview

Yamaha’s TMAX scooter hit Europe in 2001, and the OG “maxi-scooter” has been hard at work transporting people and their stuff ever since. The beat

2017 Kymco K-Pipe 125 Review

In case you haven’t heard, the 125cc class of streetbikes is hot. The Honda Grom kicked off the latest craze, which was followed this year

2016 SSR Razkull 125 Review

Two obvious questions spring to mind when talking about the SSR Razkull 125. First, who the hell is SSR? And second, how soon will Ducati’s