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Check Out a Custom Red Wing Indian Scout at the NYC Motorcycle Show

Klock Werks Kustom Cycles' Red Wing Scout, on display at the NYC IMS, December 9-11, 2016.

The Progressive International Motorcycle Show makes its first east coast stop in New York City, December 9-11, 2016, and Indian Motorcycle will be there! You’ll be able to get hands-on with the complete Indian Motorcycle lineup, including the award-winning Indian Scout, blacked-out Indian Chieftain Dark Horse, and the new Indian Chieftain and Roadmaster models featuring Indian’s user-friendly infotainment system. Read our First Ride Review of the ...

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BMW’s HP4 RACE Prototype is a Carbon Fiber Work of Art

BMW HP4 Race

At the EICMA show in Milan, Italy, earlier this month, Ducati unveiled its new 1299 Superleggera (“super light” in Italian), a MotoGP-caliber sportbike that makes 215 horsepower and weighs just 386 pounds, in part because Ducati says it’s the first production motorcycle to have its frame, subframe, swingarm, wheels and bodywork all made from carbon fiber. Only 500 examples of ...

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109 New or Updated Motorcycles for 2017 and 2018

Triumph Street Scrambler

Talk about an embarrassment of riches! More than 100 street motorcycles are all-new or significantly updated for the 2017 or 2018 model years. This bumper crop includes bikes from 16 manufacturers in 8 different countries, and the variety in terms of displacement, style, technology and performance is staggering. Here they are, in alphabetical order. 2017 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 Major overhaul ...

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10 Pint-Sized Motorcycles for 2017

2017 BMW G 310 GS

During the “bigger is better” trend of the late ‘90s to mid-2000s, few street-legal motorcycles were less than 500cc, which meant that the lightness, affordability and playfulness that comes with small bikes were also in short supply. But in recent years—really, since the Great Recession of 2008—manufacturers have introduced a wide variety of small-displacement bikes. Here are 10 new or ...

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2018 Suzuki GSX250R | First Look Review

2018 Suzuki GSX250R

In an effort to attract new and young riders into motorcycling, over the past several years manufacturers have introduced a wide variety of small-displacement bikes. Suzuki’s pint-sized lineup includes the GW250 sport standard (with styling inspired by the mighty but long gone B-King) and two retro-styled models, the VanVan 200 and the TU250X (the latter is not available in California, ...

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Motorcycle Mechanics Courses in San Francisco

City College Mechanics Courses

Interested in learning about motorcycle maintenance? Or just unhappy paying $100 per hour for someone else’s poor workmanship? Why not learn more about bikes at City College of San Francisco? Your interest may even lead to a career in the motorcycle industry! City College Automotive Technology offers Moto 90, Introduction to Motorcycle Technology, at the Evans Campus, 1400 Evans Ave., ...

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2017 Ducati Monster 1200 S | First Ride Review

2017 Ducati Monster 1200 S

When the Ducati Monster M900 was introduced back in 1993, Bill and Hillary Clinton lived in the White House, the Internet was in its infancy and Kevin Schwantz battled Wayne Rainey for the 500cc GP title. Miguel Galluzzi’s design, with the tubular-steel trellis frame and air-cooled, desmodromic, 90-degree L-twin hanging out in the breeze for all to see, was simple, ...

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Visit the ‘One Yamaha’ Display at the L.A. Auto Show

See the One Yamaha display at the 2016 LA Auto Show, from now until November 27.

Visitors to the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show will have the opportunity to see one of the most comprehensive and diverse displays of Yamaha products ever assembled in one location. Now through November 27, the “One Yamaha” display comprises a widely diverse collection of Yamaha manufactured products ranging from side-by-side vehicles and motorcycles to watercraft and marine engines. You can ...

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Help Our Veterans This Thanksgiving Weekend With Countersteer

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Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on everything we have to be thankful for in our lives. This weekend, take a moment to help our veterans with Countersteer. Countersteer, a registered 501(c)3 non-profit for post-9/11 veterans, is hosting an online silent auction on their Facebook page (@countersteeerlife) from Friday, November 25, through Monday, November 28. Auction items have been generously donated ...

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2017 Honda Rebel 500 and 300 | First Look Review

2017 Honda Rebel 300

Honda headed up a nearly full slate of returning 2017 machines today with two new ones, the Rebel 500 and 300. Based on the 471cc parallel twin in the CB500F and the 286cc single in the CB300F, the bikes are a mix of old- and new-school style, with aggressively raked front ends and fat tires on 16-inch wheels. Riding positions ...

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