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Ride For Kids 2017 Schedule Announced

Ride for Kids Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

Do you enjoy spreading positivity and hope to those around you, especially those who are suffering? Do you like riding motorcycles? How about being surrounded by like-minded folks? Oh, and food. Then you should participate in your local Ride for Kids event. Ride for Kids is the longest-running, most successful motorcycle charity event in the nation. Since 1984, motorcyclists have ...

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2017 Triumph Street Cup | First Ride Review

2017 Triumph Street Cup

You may have heard, but retro styled, classic bikes are “in” right now, and few, if any, manufacturers do retro better than Triumph. The boys in Hinckley are clearly doing something right; Triumph says sales of its “modern classic” Bonneville line are up 68 percent with the crop of new and revamped models last year. And we were impressed enough ...

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AMA Has A Beef With Proposed 100-Percent Tariff On Motorcycles

Proposed beef motorcycle tariff

What do motorcycles and beef have to do with each other? That’s what the American Motorcyclist Association would like to know, as it speaks out against a proposed 100 percent tariff on European-made motorcycles with a engine size between 51cc and 500cc. The tariff is part of a trade dispute over, of all things, the use of hormones in U.S. ...

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A Brief History of Motorcycle Ice Racing

Ice Racing in Europe

It’s the early 20th century, and you are an enthusiast in the relatively new pastime of motorcycling. The trouble is, it’s winter. What’s a motorcyclist to do? Why, fit your tires with sharp metal spikes and ride it on the ice, of course! And, as tends to happen, it wasn’t long before someone (or someones) came up with the bright ...

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2017 Triumph Street Triple S, R and RS – First Look

2017 Triumph Street Triple S, R and RS.

Good things come in threes: the Three Stooges, the Three Little Pigs, the number of times you have to say “Beetlejuice” in order to summon an obnoxiously dressed and endearingly silly Michael Keaton…and the 2017 Triumph Street Triple family. Read our First Ride Review of the 2017 Triumph Bobber. Read our First Look Review of the 2017 Triumph Street Cup. ...

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Polaris Announces They Will Wind Down Victory Motorcycles

2017 Victory Motorcycles lineup

In a surprise announcement this morning, Polaris Industries is going to discontinue the Victory Motorcycles brand effective immediately. According to the press release, “Polaris will assist dealers in liquidating existing inventories while continuing to supply parts for a period of 10 years, along with providing service and warranty coverage to Victory dealers and owners. Today’s announcement does not affect any ...

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Honda Debuts Self-Balancing Motorcycle at CES

Honda Riding Assist self-balancing concept bike. (Photo courtesy of Honda)

Remember a couple of months back, when BMW announced their crazy futuristic Vision Next 100 concept bike? Well, Honda has jumped into the ring with their own self-balancing bike, and rather than looking like something out of the latest Hollywood blockbuster Sci-Fi movie, their Riding Assist motorcycle looks pretty much like a current NC700X–albeit with a robotic-looking LED headlight fairing. ...

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