Motorcycle History: Kawasaki Motors and Kawasaki Heavy Industries

We know Kawasaki as one of the “Big Four” Japanese manufacturers in the motorcycle world, best known for it’s powerful motorcycles and signature lime green color. But building motorcycles is far from all Kawasaki does – learn more about the industrial giant’s nearly 140-year long history which includes building cargo ships, aircraft, locomotives, and even spacecraft! [More]

Hybrid Powerplants May Be Coming To UTVs

They started as an odd, little-understood powerplant in passenger cars like the Toyota Prius, but now, combination internal combustion and electric powerplants – known as hybrids - can be found in everything from cars to commercial trucks. Now, Polaris appears to be planning to put a hybrid in a UTV – and the potential benefits are excellent! [More]

The Next Generation of Three-Wheelers Is Coming

Three wheelers have been around as long as motorcycles have, but have always been an oddball niche in the riding world. But with reverse trikes like the Can-Am Spyder and Polaris Slingshot enjoying so much market success, OEMs are now developing the next generation of three-wheelers that lean just like motorcycles do - and they are a lot more exciting than we anticipated! [More]

5 Reasons You Should be Following the 2018 Dakar Rally

The Dakar Rally is the world's most epic off-road race, and with over 40 million tuning in to watch last year, is the second-most watched motorsports event on the planet. But if you're still not paying attention to this dramatic 14-day long overland rally race, here are 5 good reasons you should start now! [More]

To Save Motorcycling, We Need To Ride More…And Take New Riders With Us

Motorcycling is dying in the U.S. – as older riders rapidly age out of the sport, far fewer ones are taking their place, making motorcyclists an endangered species in America. An industry think tank organized by former Indian Motorcycles executive Robert Pandya recently gathered to find out why this is happening, and what we can do about it. The verdict? If motorcycling can be saved in the U.S., we will all have a part in doing it. [More]

Wet Weather Motorcycle Tire Buyer's Guide

Traction is everything on a motorcycle, but when wet weather hits, traction is the first thing to go. But motorcycles can get surprisingly good traction on wet roads - pros even race superbikes in the rain - but the key is having a tire with a tread pattern made to slice through water and keep you planted! Here's our pro guide to the very best motorcycle tires for wet weather. [More]

Voted "Most Beautiful Bike" at EICMA 2017: Ducati Panigale V4

The votes are in, and the people have spoken: attendees at the world's largest motorcycle show, EICMA, voted the all-new Ducati Panigale V4 as the "Most Beautiful Bike" of the year. We take a closer look at this sexy Italian supermodel of a motorcycle, and the spectacular engine that makes this new Ducati truly revolutionary! [More]

SENA Quick Guide: A Down ’n’ Dirty Guide To Sena Bluetooth Comm Systems

Bluetooth comm systems have become am extremely popular accessory for riders these days – whether you want to group chat during a ride, stay in touch with handsfree calling, or just rock out to some tunes, these awesome gadgets do it all. We teamed up with Bluetooth industry leader SENA to boil down the essentials in a quick guide to which comm system suits you best, and how to set it up! [More]

Keanu Reeves' Arch Motorcycles Steps Its Game Up For 2018

Keanu Reeves is an oddity among celebrities, well-known for not only for his extreme level of humility and generosity - but also for a fanatical love of motorcycles. The passionate rider co-created Arch Motorcycles in 2007, but is finally taking it to the next level, with 3 impressive new models revealed on the world stage at this year's EICMA. [More]

The 5 Coolest Concept Bikes Revealed at EICMA 2017

The motorcycle industry's most important show, EICMA, just wrapped up in Milan, Italy, and aside from the multitude of new models released were a number of exciting manufacturer concept bikes that tell us a lot about where the industry is headed in 2018 and beyond - and we are really liking what we are seeing! [More]

Indian Builds The Flat Track-Inspired Street Bike We’ve Been Hoping For

Indian has been crushing it the last few years in sales, customer satisfaction, and even in their flat track racing program, which has been one of the reborn company’s highlights. Their FTR750 race bike is one of the best-looking American-built race bikes out there - and as we’ve been hoping for, Indian finally built a street bike built on the awesome platform. And it looks very production-ready! [More]

The 5 Hottest New Bikes Released at EICMA 2017

The motorcycle industry’s most important show is going on right now in Milan, Italy, where many top manufacturers release their most exciting new models for the upcoming year. There is always a plethora of exciting new models and developments to look at every year at EICMA, but this years show demonstrated two undeniable trends – 2018 will be the beginning of the age of middleweights, and even more so, of the middleweight adventure bike. Check out our list of the 5 most exciting new releases at this year’s EICMA, and see if you agree! [More]

The Bizarre-Looking Yamaha Niken Is The Coolest Three Wheeler Made Yet

The three-wheeler market has been growing steadily, as consumers who can’t (or don’t want to) ride motorcycles find three-wheelers to be a safer alternative. But now, Yamaha just blew the expectations of the three-wheeler market apart with the new Niken, an awesome-looking leaning three-wheeler that will deliver the most sport bike-like experience ever on three wheels! [More]
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