The Husqvarna Vitpilen 125 May Be The Closest Thing To The Scrambler Grom We Want

If you thought this year was a fun bike launch/EICMA season, wait til you see what’s coming for 2017. Kawasaki just declared they have 12 bikes coming over the next two years, we should see more forced induction things, KTM better bring me my 800 cc twins, and Husqvarna confirmed the 401 Vitpilen is on the way. The… »Wednesday 6:00pm11/25/15 6:00pm


The Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro Is Here, Because Turning Things Into Trackers Is Hard

On the one hand, the idea that Ducati thinks people are so dumb that they can’t tracker-ize the regular Scrambler is pretty insulting. On the other hand, this Ducati Scrambler Flat Track Pro is pretty damn cool. This one got lost in the new bike fray of EICMA a bit, but is well worth taking a gander at. »Wednesday 12:55pm11/25/15 12:55pm

The Aprilia RSV4 R-FW Misano Is A MotoGP Bike You Can Buy

What is it with modern superbikes these days? None of them have received major updates lately and, to be completely honest, they’re all a bit underpowered. Juuuust kidding, the current crop of 1000s are absolutely fucking mental. But, if you still are not entertained, Aprilia is here to help. »Tuesday 12:58pm11/24/15 12:58pm

The Honda CBSix50 And CB4 Concepts: Your Modern Day Scrambler And Streetfighter

Today, the term “Scrambler” means a retro/classic looking motorcycle that’s been given higher bars, off-road tires, and exhaust that looks cool but will likely burn your leg. And, quite honestly, there isn’t anything wrong with that. However, it used to mean something entirely different. »Monday 3:26pm11/23/15 3:26pm

2016 Moto Guzzis: One You Saw Coming, And One Awesome Surprise


Moto Guzzi adds a touch of weird sophistication to every bike they make. It starts with that motor placement, and the individuality just seeps throughout. This year, they brought to EICMA what all the cool kids brought to EICMA – a Scrambler, but they also brought a heavy weight surprise. »11/18/15 3:17pm11/18/15 3:17pm

2016 Victory Ignition Concept: A Modern Cruiser For The Modern (Wo)Man

The Victory Ignition Concept is the most exciting thing to happen in the cruiser space, well, since the Indian Scout. The two come from the same company Polaris, who are likely on the cusp of renaissance in the cruiser realm. As a guy who doesn’t really get cruiser, I’m insanely excited. »11/18/15 9:52am11/18/15 9:52am

2016 Triumph Tiger Explorer(s):  Six Adventure Bikes With Algebraic Expressions For Names


The point of competition has changed once again in the Adventure segment. First it was farkles like extra lights or moveable windscreens. Then it was the power. Now, top tier ADV bikes must have a slew of electronic aids to keep Ewan “I only ride with a full support crew” McGregor and every other goofball upright… »11/17/15 8:55pm11/17/15 8:55pm

2016 KTM Duke 690 And 690 R: The World's Best Street Scalpel Just Got Much, Much Sharper

KTM have given their single-cylinder sport naked Duke 690 an overhaul, its first since 2012. Motorcycles have come a long way since then, and the wee Duke has had some catching up to do - but the addition of cornering ABS should put the 690 on everyone’s radar. »11/17/15 2:18pm11/17/15 2:18pm

2016 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT: Sport Touring That Requires Race Leathers

Here’s one for all of you sport tourers who look at bikes like the Ducati Multistrada, BMW 1200 GS, BMW S1000XR, or Aprilia Caponord and wonder why they’re all so underpowered. Why can’t a guy ride across the country and attempt to affect the rotation of the Earth at the same time? Well, now he can. »11/17/15 10:34am11/17/15 10:34am

2016 Ducati 959 Panigale: Bigger Motor For Better Emissions

You’re going to see a lot of existing bikes get major motor tweaks this year as Euro IV rolls tighter emissions controls across the industry. That’s why the Speed Triple got a mostly-new engine that’s mostly the same and its why the 899 Panigale is now the new Ducati 959 Panigale. Complete with shotgun exhaust… »11/16/15 2:25pm11/16/15 2:25pm