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

An Awesome New Mid-Size KTM And Retro Husqvarnas Might Be On The Way

Spy shots indicate two hot new KTM bikes may be on the way. The KTM Duke 800 promises to pick up with the 690 leaves off, with more performance and fewer vibes. KTM’s new sub-brand, Husqvarna, is also testing production versions of those beautiful retro cafe racer concepts from last year. »8/26/15 12:31pm8/26/15 12:31pm

The Short Person's Guide To Motorcycle Riding


So you want to ride a motorcycle, but have discovered you’re vertically challenged. Before telling yourself that either a) riding was a stupid idea in the first place, or b) the only thing you could ever throw a leg over is a Honda Rebel, know this: You’re not alone. I’m 5’3”, and I’ll ride anything I can. Don’t… »8/24/15 4:16pm8/24/15 4:16pm