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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 12:31pm 8/26/15 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 4:16pm 8/24/15 4:16pm

BikeBoat That Catches Fire, Sinks Is Not A Compelling Crowdfunding Pitch

We can all get behind the spirit of adventure. But fashioning a bike to a boat and attempting to cross the English Channel, then having said “BikeBoat” burst into flames and sink isn’t the best way to make your case on a crowdfunded expedition across the Bering Straight.
» 7/06/15 8:45pm 7/06/15 8:45pm

​The KTM Duke 390 Is Going To Be A Customizer's Dream

We've been waiting far too long for KTM to finally bless the U.S. with the Duke 390. It's small, it's light, it's got the right amount of power, and should be perfectly priced. It also has the potential to be a great new base for customizers, and this KTM 200 Duke-T is further proof. » 12/05/14 9:35pm 12/05/14 9:35pm

Happy birthday, Hunter S. Thompson

Had he chosen to stick around, Hunter S. Thompson would have been 77 years old today. We're just going to share this photo of the man on his ranch, annotated to point out the incredible awesomeness included therein, and we'll also say this: If you haven't read him, read him. His legacy is disquieting to this day. » 7/18/14 1:49pm 7/18/14 1:49pm