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2024 Suzuki GSX-8R Review | First Ride 

The Suzuki GSX-8R takes an ironic turn in the evolution of motorcycles. For decades we’ve extolled the virtues of sporty standard-style motorcycles over dramatically...

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 Kawasaki Ninja 7 Hybrid ABS and Z7 Hybrid ABS Review | First Look 

No one can stop the wheel of time from turning, and that wheel is turning away from internal combustion engines (ICE) and toward alternative...

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 Daytona 660 Review | First Look 

Following up on the success of Triumph’s other middleweights, including the Trident 660 roadster and the Tiger Sport 660 adventure sport-tourer, Triumph has revealed...

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 KTM 1390 Super Duke R Evo Review | First Look 

In celebration of 30 years of the Duke, KTM has announced an upgrade to the KTM 1390 Super Duke R Evo. For 2024, “The...

2024 KTM 890 SMT Review | First Look

KTM has announced the reintroduction of the SMT line with the 2024 KTM 890 SMT. Last seen in the U.S. a decade ago with...

2024 KTM 390 Duke and 250 Duke Review | First Look 

KTM has announced two small-displacement naked-bike models – the 390 Duke and 250 Duke – that brings what the company says is “more punching...

2024 Ducati Panigale V4 SP2 30th Anniversario 916 Review | First Look 

Thirty years ago, Italian designer Massimo Tamburini created the Ducati 916, which became an iconic milestone in Ducati’s history and paved the way for...

2024 Ducati Hypermotard 698 Mono Review | First Look 

The new 2024 Ducati Hypermotard 698 Mono joins Ducati’s lineup as the first Ducati in nearly 30 years to feature a single-cylinder engine, called...

2024 Suzuki GSX-8R Review | First Look 

One year after Suzuki released the GSX-8S middleweight naked bike, the company has announced a fully faired sibling for 2024. The GSX-8R sportbike joins...

2024 Yamaha MT-09 and MT-09 SP Review | First Look

Yamaha recently announced the newest evolution of its popular hyper naked middleweight sportbike, the 2024 Yamaha MT-09 and MT-09 SP. This year marks the...

More Returning 2024 Yamaha Motorcycles Announced

In July, Yamaha announced several new/updated motorcycles for 2024, including the Ténéré 700 adventure bike and Tracer 9 GT+ sport-tourer, as well as returning...

2024 KTM 990 Duke Review | First Look 

KTM has significantly upgraded its popular middleweight naked bike for 2024. Replacing the 2023 890 Duke R is the 2024 KTM 990 Duke, with...

2024 Kawasaki Ninja 40th Anniversary Editions | First Look

In recognition of the introduction of the Kawasaki Ninja four decades ago, Kawasaki is releasing the 2024 Ninja 40th Anniversary Edition motorcycles. A special...

2025 Triumph Thruxton Final Edition | First Look

The Thruxton is dead, long live the Thruxton! The legendary Triumph Thruxton cafe racer, with a pedigree that goes back to the 1960s, will...

Kawasaki Announces Ninja e-1 ABS and Z e-1 ABS Electric Motorcycles, Other Updated Models

Kawasaki has announced more new and updated models for 2024, including two all-new electric motorcycles – the Ninja e-1 ABS and Z e-1 ABS....

2024 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R Review | First Ride

The 600cc sportbike category was the most hotly contested class in motorcycling during the 1990s and into the mid-2000s, with completely redesigned models every...

2024 CFMOTO 800NK, 450NK, and Papio CL/SS Announced

CFMOTO has announced some changes to its 2024 motorcycle lineup. The CFMOTO 800NK naked sportbike joins CFMOTO’s Ibex 800 S and T adventure bikes...

2024 Suzuki Katana Review | Limited Edition First Look

Suzuki Motor USA has announced a limited run of the distinctive Katana sportbike for the 2024 model year. The 2024 Suzuki Katana is available...

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 Aprilia RS 457 Review | First Look

Track-ready performance was once primarily the domain of middleweight and liter-class supersport machines, but in recent years, sportbikes like the KTM RC 390 and...

More 2024 Suzuki Motorcycles Announced

Suzuki Motor USA has introduced its next group of 2024 sport, sport-touring, and adventure motorcycles, as well the return of a popular scooter. Related: Suzuki...

2023 Moto Morini Seiemmezzo SCR and STR Review | First Ride

In 2022, Italian trophy brand Moto Morini made a successful start on its journey along the comeback trail after its acquisition by Chinese manufacturer...

2023 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4RR Review | Video

We review the 2023 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-4RR, featuring a liquid-cooled 399cc inline-Four with DOHC and 16 valves, at the Thunderhill Raceway Park in Northern...

2023 CFMOTO 450SS | First Ride Review 

Earlier this year, we tested the 2023 CFMOTO 300SS, a small and capable sportbike that is the company’s bestseller worldwide. Next up the ladder...

2023 MV Agusta RR SCS America Review | Video

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the MV Agusta 750S, the Italian manufacturer’s first model to sport a red, white, and blue paint scheme...

Kawasaki Announces Three Returning Models for 2024

Kawasaki’s 2024 model lineup is taking shape as the brand announces more new, updated, and returning motorcycles. We’ve already shared news on the all-new...

2023 MV Agusta Dragster RR SCS America | First Ride Review

Some memories are indelible. Etched clearly in my mind is a moment that happened 25 years ago when I went to the Guggenheim Museum...

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