FIRST RIDE

2021 Porsche 911 GT3 Prototype First Ride Review: Waiting For Our Turn

Weissach is busy. There might be a global pandemic on, but that hasn’t stopped the Porsche Development Center engineers from working on new models. One

2021 Honda Trail 125 First Ride Review: No Roads Required

Americans like everything big. From super-sized fries to super duty trucks, from Big Gulps to big V-twins, this land was made for all large things.

2021 Aprilia RS660 First Ride Review – Video

Thoughts on Aprilia’s newest platform, now in video form Without a doubt, the 2021 Aprilia RS660 was the motorcycle I most anticipated riding this year,

2021 Aprilia RS660 Review – First Ride

I knew this day would come eventually. I didn’t expect it to take so long, but I suppose good things like the Aprilia RS660 are

Cadillac Enhanced Super Cruise First Ride – 2021 Escalade, take the wheel

I’m trying to watch the light bar embedded in the 2021 Cadillac Escalade’s steering wheel, and the side mirror as we glide between lanes, and

2021 Aprilia RS 660 Preview (18 Fast Facts, Plus Specs and Photos)

One of the most highly anticipated 2021 models is almost here. Next week, we get our first ride on the 2021 Aprilia RS 660. This

Kawasaki SX-R review: Stand-up Jet Ski delivers extreme performance

MBY editor Hugo Andreae takes his first ride on the Kawasaki SX-R stand-up Jet Ski to see if this pumped up speed machine really is

2021 BMW R18 Review – First Ride

BMW goes all-in on the cruiser market with the biggest Boxer ever BMW has been teasing us for quite a while, and now that we

2021 HONDA CRF450R REVIEW (12 FIRST RIDE FAST FACTS FROM GLEN HELEN)

The 2021 Honda CRF450R is all-new for 2021. The entirely new chassis, bodywork, exhaust, and hydraulic clutch highlight the changes to the CRF450R. Add to that

2020 Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000 First Ride

Kawasaki finally has a dog in the fight. The 2020 Kawasaki KRX 1000 features suspension with massive components that should be tough enough to withstand

2020 KTM 200 Duke Review – First Ride

While we’ve seen the fluctuation of “entry-level” displacements swell over the past few years in the U.S., a difference in opinion still remains among riders

2021 Ford Bronco Badlands First Ride Review

Typically, birthdays mean giving presents to the person having the party. But for the Bronco’s 55th birthday, our present came direct from the Blue Oval:

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 1000SX Review – First Ride

124 smooth-galloping horses, cruise control, $12,400 – what’s not to like? When we last left the Ninja 1000 in 2017, all we could complain about was

2021 Honda ADV150 Review – First Ride

If an Africa Twin and X-ADV had a baby Adventure riding and adventure motorcycles are all the rage right now worldwide. While the idea of

2021 BMW M5 First Ride: How To Update An Icon

I’m in the passenger seat of a camouflaged BMW sedan and my right hand is clutching the door handle, my knuckles white. In the long

2021 KAWASAKI KX450 REVIEW (FIRST RIDE FAST FACTS)

For Ultimate Motorcycling‘s first ride of the 2021 Kawasaki KX450, I headed to the world-famous Glen Helen Raceway to put a few hours on the 2021 model. This

2020 Ducati Superleggera V4 Review – First Ride

Disrupting the space/time continuum for only $100,000 As the world is flying past at a rapid pace, it’s all I can do to mentally process

2020 Honda Rebel 500 ABS First Ride Review

Our pal Chrissy Rogers was excited and jumped at the chance to get her riding permit last year at Honda’s rider training center, but slightly

2020 Ducati Streetfighter V4S Review – First Ride

Relentless, reined in. I couldn’t take it anymore. My surroundings were whizzing past my eyeballs quicker than my brain could process. Instead of relenting and

2020 KTM 890 Duke R – First Ride Review

The bike Evans should have bought Are you sick of us talking about KTM Dukes yet? And by “us” I primarily mean Evans. Anyone who’s

2020 KTM 390 Adventure Review – First Ride

In the spring a young man’s fancy turns to thoughts of lightweight love. Also a crusty old guy’s… I don’t know why I assumed the

2020 Indian FTR Rally Review: Embracing the Past, Looking to the Future

The cool, rainy city of Portland — and the surrounding tangle of curled mountain roads — might not be the first place that comes to

2020 Triumph Tiger 900 GT Pro & Rally Pro Review – First Ride

A ground-up redesign of Triumph’s most capable adventure bike As a flat softball-sized boulder flipped up from beneath the rear tire of the Triumph Tiger

2020 Kawasaki Z H2 Review – First Ride

A naked rocket ship When one thinks about Las Vegas, thoughts naturally tend towards gambling, bright lights, overpriced restaurants (or buffet food), and desert heat

2020 SUZUKI V-STROM 1050XT FIRST RIDE REVIEW (24 FAST FACTS)

The Suzuki engineers out of Japan have called their V-Strom 1000 a “two-way player.” The sport-adventure motorcycle earned this name due to its strong, usable

2020 Kawasaki Ninja 650 First Ride Review

Subtle revisions lead to an evolution of Kawi’s upright sportbike In the wake of declining sportbike sales, we’ve seen manufacturers drop supersport models or leave

2020 Ducati Panigale V4 S First Ride Review

Taming the beast I didn’t like the Ducati Panigale V4 S when I rode the first-generation version a few years ago. Despite the fact the

2020 Triumph Thruxton RS First Ride Review

The highest-performing Triumph Twin in the brand’s history The Thruxton namesake is one that has described Triumph’s racing efforts throughout the middle of the past

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

2020 KAWASAKI W800 FIRST RIDE REVIEW: LONG BEACH JAUNT

Progressive International Motorcycle Show Special Ah, Fall in California. It’s a wonderful time of year where we’re able to still hit the roads on our