Home > Latest News

Latest News

Honda Confirms U.S. Will Get the 2017 CB1100 EX

2017 Honda CB1100 EX (European model shown).

After bringing the retro-cool CB1100 to the U.S. in 2013, and then whisking it away just as quickly after the 2014 model year, Honda has announced that we will once again see the CB1100 in U.S. dealerships. The 2017 CB1100 EX, as it’s now called, has received a facelift as well as a host of performance upgrades that should make ...

Read More »

Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental Launches Self-Guided “Dirt Deluxe” Tour

Ecuador Freedom Dirt Deluxe Tour

Building on over seven years of experience in organizing premium motorcycle tours, Ecuador Freedom Bike Rental announced its latest self-guided, off-road excursion called Dirt Deluxe. The new tour combines exclusive, award-winning luxury accommodations with a tantalizing unpaved route that takes riders into the more remote and obscure areas of Ecuador, giving a glimpse into ways of life that have largely ...

Read More »

Quail Motorcycle Gathering Scheduled for May 2017 (VIDEO)

The Quail Motorcycle Gathering brings together hundreds of rare motorcycles. (Photo by Steve Burton)

Peninsula Signature Events has announced May 6, 2017, as the date of The Quail Motorcycle Gathering, presented by GEICO Motorcycle. The 9th annual event at Quail Lodge & Golf Club in Carmel, California, will feature hundreds of rare, immaculate vintage and modern motorcycles along with leading motorsports and lifestyle vendors, food and beverages, live music and family entertainment. Read Clement ...

Read More »

Mouth-Watering Photos of the Edelweiss Tuareg Rallye Tour in Morocco

tuareg_rallye_dunes-bike

With winter’s grip tightening around North America’s throat, we’re already looking forward to the longer days and warmer temperatures of springtime. What better way to embrace the fertile season than an extended spring break in the desert? How about riding around Morocco to catch sections of a desert rally while enjoying epic roads, mountains, dunes, medinas, souks and kasbahs along ...

Read More »

New American Motorcycle Company to Debut at NYC Motorcycle Show

Vanguard Roadster (prototype, slated for 2018 production).

A new American-built motorcycle company will make its debut at the New York City Progressive International Motorcycle Show, December 9-11. Brooklyn-based Vanguard will be showing a running prototype of its first model, the Roadster, in its world premier. If BMW’s Vision Next concept bike was just a bit too futuristic for you, try the Vanguard Roadster on for size. There’s no ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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 ...

Read More »

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, ...

Read More »