Autos: Motorcycles

John Lennon's Honda Monkey to be auctioned

Wednesday  18:11,   14 march 2018

(To the tune of The Beatles' Eleanor Rigby) A Z50 Monkey Bought new by Lennon, gotA Honda[...]

What’s Old Is New Again With Harley-Davidson’s Forty-Eight Special And Iron 1200 Sportsters

Tuesday  23:52,   13 march 2018
Hot Bike

High bars, retro graphics, and just enough chrome and black.With a goal of introducing 100 motorcycles by 2027, the motorcycle company that made Milwaukee famous continues its rollout today, unveiling two high-bar Sportsters powered by the Evolution [...]

Here Is the First New Curtiss Motorcycle since the Company's Rebranding

Monday  19:36,   12 march 2018

The motorcycle company formerly known as Confederate unveils the new Warhawk.Curtiss Motorcycle Co. is releasing its first new model since it changed its name from Confederate Motors last year. The newly branded company is named after motorcycle and [...]

Yamaha is Bringing the FJR1300P Police Motorcycle to the U.S.

Friday  12:07,   09 march 2018

Having seen success in Europe, Yamaha's sport touring cop bike is now reporting for duty in the States.There’s a new police bike you might start seeing patrolling American streets soon, and this one isn’t a big, shiny cruiser. Rather, it’s a[...]

A Deep Dive into the 2018 Harley-Davidson Lineup

Wednesday  23:36,   07 march 2018

We take a close look at what's new for 2018 with Harley-Davidson's product portfolio manager.Harley-Davidson is starting 2018 in a bit of a rough spot. H-D saw an 8.5 percent drop in U.S. sales in 2017 and a 6.7 percent sales decline[...]

Harley-Davidson Recalls 174,636 Bikes for Potential Brake Problem

Tuesday  20:31,   27 february 2018

If the brake fluid isn't changed every two years as directed, components may stick, including the ABS module.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a recall notice for a wide variety of recent Harley-Davidson motorcycle, all[...]

Ducati V4 Streetfighter Concept

Monday  22:22,   12 february 2018
Super Street Bike

If Ducati made a streetfighter with its new V4 motor, we hope it looks like this rendering.We’ll always love sportbikes, but the trend to naked superbikes cannot be ignored—and for good reason. The Aprilia Tuono V4, KTM Super Duke, and S1000R are[...]

Are Lithium-ion Batteries Worth the Money?

Friday  23:55,   09 february 2018

Light and powerful, lithium batteries are also spendy.A: Six years is a pretty good run for the average lead-acid battery like the one that came in your Speed Triple. Replacing it with a lithium-ion has some plusses and minuses. First, LI batteries[...]

1951 Vincent Black Lightning Breaks Record for Most Expensive Motorcycle Ever Sold

Thursday  00:40,   08 february 2018

It's extremely rare and historically significant, but is it really worth that much?The record for the highest price ever paid for a single motorcycle was just shattered by a 1951 Vincent Black Lightning that went for $929,000 at a Bonhamsauction [...]

Harley-Davidson to Launch Electric Motorcycle Within 18 Months, Kansas City Plant to Close

Wednesday  17:30,   07 february 2018

Sales in 2017 were down 6.7 percent worldwide, and 8.5 percent in the U.S. , which has typically been H-D's stronghold. The motorcycle company will also be closing its Kansas City, Missouri plant and rolling operations into its York, Pennsylvania[...]

Triumph Teases New Speed Triple in New Video

Monday  21:53,   05 february 2018

It was just updated in 2016, but you won't hear any complaints from us.We get a good enough look at the bikes to see that they’re clearly Speed Triples thanks to the distinct bi-headlight face and overall shape. We had a feeling this was coming[...]

Women's Motorcycle Show Celebrates a Growing Group of Riders

Tuesday  22:05,   30 january 2018

An all-inclusive family-oriented motorcycle show with women at its core.The motorcycle industry and riding population has been and continues to be a male-dominated industry, but in the past couple of years, women have been making inroads to balance[...]

Tiger Project: A Motorcycle Tweak for Tall People

Monday  21:21,   22 january 2018

Sometimes you need a little extra reach.There are numerous handlebar riser options but one versatile option which utilizes the stock handlebar clamps are Rox Risers. Machined from aluminum, the Rox Risers are adjustable for rise and pull back[...]

Harley-Davidson Trademarks Two More Names Hinting at New Models

Friday  17:16,   19 january 2018

Could a makeover be in the Sportster lineup's future?Just a few weeks ago, we reported on Harley-Davidson trademarking the name “Bronx” and speculated a possible new model in the works. Since then, two more names have been trademarked by the[...]

What I Wish I Knew When I Started Riding Motorcycles

Wednesday  16:36,   10 january 2018

New riders have an idea of what motorcycling will be like. They are usually very wrong. Just about everyone who gets into motorcycling for sport or transport learns a few basic things early on. But lucky you, I’ve got the inside line. I wish I’d[...]