sportbikes

2021 Aprilia Tuono V4 and Tuono V4 Factory Review (Fast Facts)

Few upright sportbikes wear their superbike DNA on their sleeves like the Aprilia Tuono V4. A championship-winning chassis, magnificent V4 powerplant, and ergonomics fit for

New Rider’s Buyer’s Guide to Motorcycles: Best Sportbikes of 2021

Sportbikes are an outstanding way for new riders to get involved in motorcycle riding. Sport motorcycles have good handling and brakes, along with motors that

2021 Aprilia RS660 vs. Ducati Supersport 950S Comparison : Brothers from other mothers

There’s a certain romance in having a sporty motorcycle comfortable enough to ride the long way to a racetrack, participate in a trackday, then bee-line

2021 Ducati Monster Review – First Ride

Ok, I’m old, so what? When I was young, the first Monster M900 (1994) spoke to me. A basic, naked, standard Ducati that was perfect

Yamaha May be Planning a Whole Range of YZF Sportbikes

New trademarks filed for R1 through R9 Earlier this month, we uncovered proof that Yamaha was planning a new YZF-R7 model for 2022. The new

2021 HONDA CB1000R FIRST LOOK (5 FAST FACTS, SPECS + 30 PHOTOS)

We checked in with Europe to see what’s new about the 2021 Honda CB1000R, and we got an eyeful. At the top of Honda’s Neo

2021 Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP – Video Review

20 minutes of Trizzle talking about a Honda As far as mass-produced, 1000cc Honda sportbikes go, the new Honda CBR1000RR-R Fireblade SP is up there

2020 Kawasaki Z650 Review (11 Fast Facts – Urban + Sport Motorcycle)

The Kawasaki Z650 is one of our favorite mid-size upright sportbikes and returns for 2020 with a few changes. Smartly leaving the well-developed basic sporting

2020 Vespa GTS 300 Review

As V-Twin is to Harley-Davidson, Ducati is to sportbikes, and tissue paper is to Kleenex, the word scooter is synonymous with Vespa. The signature Vespa

2020 Yamaha MT-10 Buyer’s Guide: Specs & Price

While European manufacturers are one-upping each other with upright naked open-class sportbikes that get more outlandishly powered and knife-edge handling, Yamaha has focused on making

Kramer HKR-EVO2 Review: The Coolest Sportbike You’ve Never Heard Of

Motorcycling is a niche activity, with sportbikes comprising a small niche within it. Track-only sportbikes make up such a miniscule niche within a niche within

2019 YAMAHA YZF-R3: TWO RECALLS ANNOUNCED DUE TO FRONT BRAKE ISSUES

Yamaha has recalled around 1,500 of its 2019 YZF-R3 sportbikes due to front brake-hose issues. Two recalls were announced Wednesday, March 4 – the first

Triumph Daytona 675R First Ride Review

Spoiler Alert! The 2013 Triumph Daytona 675R is one of the best, if not the best, sportbikes I have ever had the chance to throw

2014 BMW R1200GS Adventure First Ride Review

Americans like big stuff. Big pickup trucks. Big houses. Big portions at the restaurant table. And, yes, big motorcycles too. Examples of the bigger-is-better trend

2016 Suzuki GSX-S1000/F First Ride Review

One of the recent trends in motorcycling is the development of ergonomically-forgiving sportbikes. Perhaps this is a consequence of the even more prominent motorcycling trend,