Motorcycles

2020 Polaris Slingshot Announced With New ProStar Engine And Automatic Transmission

Polaris Industries has updated its Slingshot three-wheeler for 2020, giving it a new 1997cc four-cylinder engine, an automatic transmission, revised suspension and a redesigned cockpit. In all, Polaris

2020 KAWASAKI VERSYS-X 300 BUYER’S GUIDE: SPECS & PRICE

When it comes to ADV, there is no shortage of motorcycles with liter-plus size engines. It’s much less crowded in the small displacement division, with

2020 TRIUMPH THRUXTON RS REVIEW (17 FAST FACTS)

The new top-spec 2020 Triumph Thruxton RS is the latest addition to the British marque’s storied line, which also includes the standard Thruxton and Thruxton R.

2020 HARLEY-DAVIDSON SOFTAIL SLIM BUYER’S GUIDE: SPECS & PRICES

An authentically retro-styled motorcycle, the 2020 Harley-Davidson Softail Slim may not have “bobber” in its name, but it has all of the styling cues associated

Honda CB650R Vs. Husqvarna Svartpilen 701: Brothers from another mother?

Generally speaking, finding bikes to pair up for comparison is a bit more direct; throwing the R6 against the CBR600, or building out our adventure

2020 KAWASAKI KLX230R REVIEW (12 FAST FACTS)

With the trail bike market heating up as we enter a new decade, approachable off-road motorcycles are just the thing to entice new riders into

DAMON HYPERSPORT E-MOTORCYCLE UNVEILED: 200 MPH; 200-MILE RANGE

Another electric motorcycle manufacturer is set to disrupt the traditional world of engine-powered bikes – Damon Motorcycles. The Vancouver-based e-motorcycle company teased its first electric

Best Comparisons Of 2019 : Shall I compare thee to a Ural?

Hah, I’ve drawn an easy holiday assignment here, since we really barely did any multi-bike comparisons in 2019. Not sure why? Probably because the traditional

Best First Rides Of 2019

As the year comes to a close, we MO editors find ourselves wrapped in sweaters, hot beverages in hand while we warm ourselves in front

2019 SUZUKI BOULEVARD C90T REVIEW: NICHE CRUISING TOURING MOTORCYCLE

It is always interesting when there’s a motorcycle filling a slot that offers no competition, and the 2019 Suzuki Boulevard C90T certainly fits that description.

2019 Cake Kalk OR Review – First Ride

Light, clean, quiet The Cake Kalk OR is the first in the line of a quartet of stylish Swedish electric… motorcycles? Yeah, they’re motorcycles. No

Better Boxers: 2020 BMW R1250RS & R1250R Review

BMW brings its innovative new ShiftCam 1250cc flat-Twin to the RS sport tourer, as well as the standard R model I’ve been reviewing BMW’s flat-Twin

2020 Arch KRGT-1 Review: It’s good to be the Keanu

Let’s just get this out of the way right up front: If you can’t immediately dismiss the $85k price tag, you’re not the target customer.

Bagger Battle: Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special Vs. Indian Challenger Limited

The young upstart takes on the legend in a gunfight along Route 66 When we think of baggers, we think V-Twin engines. Yes, there are

2020 KAWASAKI W800 REVIEW: RETRO MOTORCYCLE (14 FAST FACTS)

We asked for it, and we got it. Hot on the heels of last year’s Kawasaki W800 Cafe, we get the 2020 Kawasaki W800, the standard

2020 BETA 500 RR-S REVIEW: ITALIAN DUAL-SPORT MOTORCYCLE (23 FAST FACTS)

The high-performance dual-sport motorcycle has become a necessity for the avid off-roader. With seasonal OHV closures and ever-increasing public land restrictions, a license plate bolted

2020 KTM 450 SX-F FACTORY EDITION FIRST LOOK (13 FAST FACTS + PHOTOS)

Just in time for Christmas, the 2020 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition has been revealed. As usual, it has lots of updates and some trick

2020 HUSQVARNA TE 150I REVIEW: SINGLE-TRACK TEST (17 FAST FACTS)

Fuel injection comes to the tiddler enduro class with the 2020 Husqvarna TE 150i. EFI is only the beginning of the story on this all-new

2019 KAWASAKI NINJA ZX-10R ABS LONG TERM TEST: TRACK AND STREET

The 2019 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS is one of the best bang-for-your-buck superbikes currently on the market. There, I said it. Often, that type of

GAME OVER CYCLES CUSTOM YAMAHA NIKEN: A WORLD’S FIRST UNVEILED

Game Over Cycles (GOC) out of Poland became the world’s first custom motorcycle manufacturer to unveil a Yamaha Niken build. The Niken – Yamaha’s unique

2020 NEWRON EV-1 FIRST LOOK: WOOD, LEATHER, AND ELECTRICITY

Yes, we know that anyone with a design program can sit at the computer and create a rendering of a motorcycle. However, Newron Motors CEO Sébastien Mahut

THREE MUST-SEE UNEXPECTED HONDA CUSTOMS: CUB, MONKEY, CRF450L

It’s always more exciting when custom motorcycles come from unexpected sources. Although these four Honda-based customs are more fun than mind-boggling, they all are worth

2020 HUSQVARNA FC 450 ROCKSTAR EDITION FIRST LOOK (12 FAST FACTS)

With less than a month to go before the opening of the 2020 Monster Energy Supercross season, the 2020 Husqvarna FC 450 Rockstar Edition has been unveiled. This is

THREE ELECTRIC YAMAHA SCOOTERS: FIRST LOOK FROM TOKYO AUTO SHOW

Yamaha displayed three scooters of interest at the 46th Tokyo Motor Show. Two of them are concept scooters, while the other is a production machine,

INSIDE THE BANDIT9 L•CONCEPT CUSTOM HONDA 125: EXCLUSIVE BUILDER INTERVIEW

This is a story of expecting the unexpected. The Bandit9 L•Concept is designed by Daryl Villanueva, who lives in Ho Chi Minh City in southern

2020 KAWASAKI VULCAN 900 CUSTOM REVIEW: NO WALLFLOWER

As competent as Japanese cruisers are, they rarely are motorcycles that attract attention. Instead, they typically go about their business in a way that is

JAMES BOND TRIUMPH: TIGER 900 AND SCRAMBLER 1200 IN NEW MOVIE

James Bond movies have a long history of motorcycles participating in the spy’s cinematic adventures around the world. However, it did take Agent 007 a

2020 BENELLI LEONCINO 800 FIRST LOOK: ITALIAN DESIGN, MADE IN CHINA

Truly a modern classic, the all-new 2020 Benelli Leoncino 800 stretches the Leoncino line upward. Featuring a new 754cc DOHC parallel-twin motor in a steel

2020 LAMBRETTA G325 SPECIAL FIRST LOOK: FLAGSHIP SCOOTER

Although many American’s knowledge of Italian scooters begins and ends with Vespa, aficionados of the genre are well-versed in the Lambretta brand. After all, Jimmy

2020 Triumph Tiger 900, 900 GT, 900 Rally First Look

Well what did you expect? Faster, lighter, torquier, more technologically advanced and cleaner, that’s what you get – and in five different flavors: Your regular