RideApart Review: 2013 Suzuki DR-Z400S

The Suzuki DR-Z400S is an incredibly capable motorcycle. I’ve had the chance to ride one the past few weeks and I took it on a 300 mile highway journey, a 200 mile offroad adventure, did multiple days off road, rode it around town, and commuted from Long Beach to LA (about 25 miles) on a regular basis. I found the… » 3/07/13 7:40pm 3/07/13 7:40pm

RideApart Review: 2013 Suzuki GSX-R1000 1 Million

Since the original 750 was introduced in 1985, Suzuki’s sold over a million GSX-R sportsbikes. As the name suggests, this new 2013 Suzuki GSX-R1000 1 Million Commemorative Editioncelebrates that milestone. But, 28 years later, the motorcycle world is a very different place. Is the GSX-R now what the GSX-R was then? » 3/06/13 3:05pm 3/06/13 3:05pm

Here's Why Lane Splitting Should Be Legal For Motorcycles

Motorcycles riding between cars! Why I oughta! Calm down, the legal practice of lane splitting saves car drivers time and money by reducing overall congestion while allowing motorcycles to take charge of their own safety. Here's why everyone, including car drivers, should support legal lane splitting. » 1/10/13 3:20pm 1/10/13 3:20pm

Flat Track Racing Is Democracy In Action

If the late Big Willie Robinson taught us anything, it's the simply elegant joy of "run whatcha brung." That tenet works equally well in motorcycling, as Wes Siler found out on his first flat-track outing at Ventura Raceway. Watch out for that chopper, Wes! » 5/22/12 3:30pm 5/22/12 3:30pm