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Best Motorcycles for Smaller Riders: Seat Heights 30-30.9 Inches 

Walking into a dealership as a shorter rider, or as someone who just wants a smaller ride, can feel a little limiting. You stroll...

2023 Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 | Video Review

Built on the 650 Twin platform, the new Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 cruiser joins the INT650 roadster and Continental GT cafe racer in...

2023 Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 | First Ride Review

There are many definitions for the word “cruise,” but one of them is to travel “without a precise destination, especially for pleasure.” Another is...

Royal Enfield Opens New CKD Assembly Facility in Brazil

With the growing popularity of Royal Enfield motorcycles in Brazil, which is predicted to soon be the second largest market for the bikes after...

Living with an ‘Iron Barrel’ Royal Enfield Bullet 500

Why on earth did I recently pick up a 2006 “iron barrel” Royal Enfield Bullet 500? In a word, nostalgia. The last bike I had...

2023 Royal Enfield Super Meteor 650 | First Look Review 

At the EICMA show this week in Milan, Italy, Royal Enfield unveiled a new tourer: The Super Meteor 650. Following in the tradition of...

2022 Motorcycle of the Year

For the past 32 years, Rider has selected a Motorcycle of the Year. With the exception of two years when we made a People’s...

2023 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2023 motorcycle buyers guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. We will continually update the guide as new...

2023 Royal Enfield Scram 411 | First Ride Review

Anytime you have a hit on your hands the way Royal Enfield does with its Himalayan adventure bike, you capitalize on it. A few...

2022 Royal Enfield Classic 350 | First Ride Review

Few motorcycle manufacturers can hold claim to the word “classic” with as much legitimacy as Royal Enfield. Having launched its first motorcycle at the...

2022 Royal Enfield Scram 411 | First Look Review

Royal Enfield, which claims to be the global leader in the 250cc-750cc segment, has unveiled the new Scram 411, which it calls an “ADV...

Royal Enfield Himalayans Reach the South Pole

Royal Enfield, the world’s oldest motorcycle brand in continuous production since 1901, has tested the endurance of man and machine time and again. Recently,...

Royal Enfield 120th Anniversary Edition Twins Announced

In November 1901, Royal Enfield launched its first motorcycle at the Stanley Cycle Show in London, kickstarting the journey of what would become the...

Royal Enfield SG650 Concept | First Look Review

In recent years, Royal Enfield has deftly toed the line between modern and retro. The all-new Meteor 350 calls back to brand’s mid-century cruisers...

2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan | First Ride Review

Updating a popular and successful motorcycle model can be tricky for any brand’s design team. Mess with the components that enthusiasts consider off-limits, and...

2022 Royal Enfield Himalayan | First Look Review

Royal Enfield made a big splash in 2018 when it launched the Himalayan, a lightweight adventure bike powered by an air-cooled 411cc Single. Built...

Rider’s 2021 Motorcycle of the Year

Our first Motorcycle of the Year was awarded to the 1990 BMW K1, and for the past 31 years we’ve limited contenders to current...

2022 Royal Enfield Classic 350 | First Look Review

Inspired by the 1948 Model G2, the Royal Enfield Classic 500 that was launched in 2008 brought post-WW2 styling to a contemporary audience. Over...

2022 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2022 motorcycle buyers guide highlights new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. It includes cruisers, sportbikes, retro-styled bikes, scooters, touring...

2021 Motorcycle Buyers Guide: New Street Models

This 2021 motorcycle buyers guide includes new or significantly updated street-legal models available in the U.S. It includes bikes in many categories, including adventure,...

2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 | Video Review

Check out our video review of the 2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350, an affordable, approachable cruiser with a base price of $4,399. It’s powered...

2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 | Road Test Review

These days small-displacement motorcycles all too often get classified as starter bikes, which is a shame. While light, economical, approachable motorcycles are certainly a...

2021 Royal Enfield Himalayan Announced

Royal Enfield North America has announced notable updates to the 2021 Himalayan. These updates include switchable ABS to help riders when riding off-road, a...

Royal Enfield Updates 2019 Himalayan With ABS, New Color

Royal Enfield has announced that its Himalayan ADV model will come standard with ABS for 2019, and it will also be available in a...

The Best Bikes for Smaller Riders (and Budgets): 2019 Edition!

Bigger doesn’t always mean better, and fortunately for those of us looking for a fun, affordable motorcycle there are more choices than ever. Nearly...

Rider’s Guide to New/Updated Street Motorcycles for 2019

This handy guide includes all new or significantly updated street-legal motorcycles for the 2019 model year. Organized in alphabetical order by manufacturer, it includes...

2019 Royal Enfield INT650 and Continental GT | Road Test Review

Every now and then a motorcycle comes along that’s just right. Looks right, sounds right and feels right. Not too powerful, too complex nor...

2018 BMW G 310 GS vs. Kawasaki Versys-X 300 vs. Royal Enfield Himalayan | Comparison Review

We Americans are sometimes (accurately) accused of erring on the side of "bigger is better". But the rest of the world has long understood that...

Quick Read: 2018 Royal Enfield Himalayan

Editor's note: This Quick Read is part of our Mini-ADV Comparison Test Review of the Kawasaki Versys-X 300, BMW G 310 GS and Royal...

2018 Royal Enfield Classic 500 | First Look Review

Royal Enfield's aptly-named Classic 500 is getting a few upgrades for 2018, including standard ABS, rear disc brake and pillion seat. The Classic will...

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