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21 Cool New Motorcycles at AIMExpo 2024

We're at the 2024 American International Motorcycle Exposition (AIMExpo) in Las Vegas, where nearly 200 vendors from around the world are displaying the latest...

2025 CFMOTO Ibex 450 Review | First Look

When the 2024 CFMOTO lineup was announced last October, notably absent was the 650 ADVentura middleweight street-adventure bike. However, added to the company’s lineup...

Returning 2024 Honda Motorcycles | First Look 

Joining an already growing list of 2024 Honda motorcycles are 11 returning models. Included in Honda’s latest announcement are color options, pricing, and availability.  This...

2024 Harley-Davidson Motorcycle Lineup Review | First Look

Under the banner “Dawn of a New Era,” the Motor Company made a global announcement today about new models added to the 2024 Harley-Davidson...

2024 Kawasaki Ninja 500, Z500, KLX230 S, and KLX230SM Review | First Look 

Kawasaki updates its 2024 lineup with a new Ninja 500 sportbike and Z500 naked bike using the 451cc parallel-Twin found in the sport-cruiser Kawasaki...

2024 Triumph Scrambler 1200 X/XE Review | First Ride

Triumph has mastered the art of efficient motorcycle design. One engine – a liquid-cooled 1,200cc parallel-Twin with SOHC, 4 valves per cylinder, and a...

2024 Triumph Tiger 900 Review | Video

The 2024 Triumph Tiger 900 adventure bike has been revamped just four years after its introduction, gaining a 13% boost in power from its...

2024 Triumph Tiger 900 Review | First Ride 

Middleweight adventure bikes are perhaps the hottest segment in motorcycling – even if the definition of “middleweight” keeps creeping upward. It’s why Triumph has given...

2024 Yamaha Ténéré 700 Review | Rider Test

When the Yamaha Ténéré 700 was introduced in the summer of 2020, it was a rare bright spot during the dark time of lockdowns,...

Returning 2024 Suzuki Motorcycles Announced

Following Suzuki’s announcements earlier this month of the all-new 2024 Suzuki GSX-S1000GX+ crossover sport-tourer and the 2024 Suzuki GSX-8R, the fully-faired and just slightly...

2024 Triumph TF 250-X Review | First Look 

Triumph Motorcycles has launched the new 2024 Triumph TF 250-X motocross bike. Recognizing that the 250cc motocross market is highly competitive, Triumph said it...

2024 KTM 790 Adventure Review | First Look

Adding to KTM’s list of recent announcements, including the reintroduction of the SMT line with the 2024 KTM 890 SMT and a new generation...

2024 Honda Transalp Review | Video

Slotting between the CB500X and Africa Twin, the 2024 Honda Transalp is a new adventure bike powered by a 755cc parallel-Twin. The original Transalp...

2024 KTM 1290 Super Adventure S and Super Adventure R Review | First Look

KTM has announced the return of the KTM 1290 Super Adventure S and Super Adventure R for 2024, high-performance ADV bikes tailored to the...

2024 BMW R 1300 GS Review | Video

BMW Motorrad pulled out all the stops in 2023 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of its first production motorcycle (the R 32). It launched...

2024 Royal Enfield Himalayan Review | First Ride

You can drink a Tecate in Tecate, you can take a bath in Bath, and you can wear a fez in Fez. One of...

2024 Moto Guzzi V85 Range Review | First Look

For 2024, the Moto Guzzi V85 range has been totally revamped to include a new model: the V85 Strada, which Moto Guzzi says “embraces...

2024 Moto Guzzi Stelvio Review | First Look

Following the discontinuation of the Moto Guzzi Stelvio in 2016, the company has announced that it is launching a new version of the adventure...

2024 Honda XL750 Transalp Review | First Ride

Making its much-anticipated debut in the American market for 2024 is the Honda XL750 Transalp, a middleweight adventure bike equipped with 21-inch front and...

2024 BMW R 1300 GS Review | First Ride

On Sept. 28, 2023, BMW Motorrad celebrated the 100th anniversary of its first production motorcycle (the R 32) by unveiling the latest version of...

2024 Honda Gold Wing, Rebel, and NC750X Returning Models 

Honda has announced six models returning for 2024, including the Gold Wing family, the Fury, the Rebel family, and the adventure NC750X. These returning...

BMW Motorrad Unveils 2024 BMW R 1300 GS at Barber Vintage Festival | Videos

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (Oct. 6, 2023) — Rider EIC Greg Drevenstedt is at the Barber Vintage Festival at the Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama,...

2024 Suzuki V-Strom 800, 800 Touring Review | First Look

Suzuki Motor USA announced two new V-Strom 800 models. The 2024 Suzuki V-Strom 800 and 800 Touring models are based on the engine and...

2024 Triumph Scrambler 1200 X and XE Review | First Look

Triumph recently unveiled two models in its 2024 Scrambler lineup: the new Triumph Scrambler 1200 X, which will replace the outgoing 1200 XC and...

2024 BMW R 1300 GS Review | First Look

BMW Motorrad has announced a thorough overhaul for its top-selling model for 2024, now called the BMW R 1300 GS thanks to an increase...

2024 Honda XL750 Transalp Review | First Look

American Honda has announced that the highly anticipated Honda XL750 Transalp is coming to the U.S. market for the 2024 model year. The Transalp was...

2024 KTM 890 Adventure R Rally Review | First Look

Since its class-disrupting debut in 2019, which earned Rider’s Motorcycle of the Year award for the 790 Adventure and 790 Adventure R, KTM’s middleweight...

2023 Motorcycle of the Year

If Rider’s Motorcycle of the Year, now in its 34th year, were a person, it would have graduated from college or completed military service,...

2024 BMW F 900 GS / GS Adventure and F 800 GS Review | First Look

BMW Motorrad has announced three updated midrange adventure-touring motorcycles: the 2024 BMW F 900 GS, F 900 GS Adventure and F 800 GS. BMW...

Triumph Announces Active Preload Reduction for Tiger 1200 Range

As evidenced by the popularity of our series of "Best Motorcycles for Smaller Riders" lists on the Buyers Guides section of our website, seat...

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