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Triumph Sign Ivan Tedesco And Clement Desalle As Test Riders

Triumph is charging into the 2024 and 2025 Supermotocross and MXGP seasons in full force, signing two popular and experienced pilots as test riders fo ...

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Aprilia Reveals New Limited Edition Rsv4 Factory And Tuono V

When a bike (or two) is so good, maybe Bold New Graphics are all it really needs.  Begin press release: The post ...

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Oldest New Bike: The Tw200 Hasn’t Changed In 35 Years

I recently had the opportunity to throw a leg over a 1996 Yamaha TW200. Or was It a 2008" Or a 1988" Who cares, they?re all the same bike. For 35 yea ...

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2020 Polaris Slingshot Grand Touring Le Announced

Polaris announced a new member of its second-generation Slingshot lineup, adding a limited edition Grand Touring model alongside the Slingshot S, Slin ...

Derniers Articles motorcycles - mes: 2021-04

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Are motorbikes still cool"

When Barry Sheene was winning GPs and pulling Penthouse models, there was no question about it, motorbikes were cool. In fact they were cool way b ...

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Triumph is up to something. And it can only be a good thing&

Yesterday, we received a press release. Nothing new there, as we do everyday, but this one was an intriguing press release. It concerned an old co ...

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Why I?ve never won anything

When I was growing up racing bikes, there were times people asked me why I bothered with it. I mean, I?ve never won anything, so I can?t have been ...

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MotoGP Jerez Rd 4 Schedule

The 2021 MotoGP season’s got off to a banging start. Especially if you?re Yamaha, who?ve won three out of three GPs so far this year; with M ...

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Adirondack Motomarathon Set for June 1-4

A photo from the 2009 Pikes Peak Motomarathon in Colorado. The 2021 event will be held in upstate New York. With the New York Adirondack Motomarath ...

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2021 Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Revival | First Look

As the growing popularity of the resto-mod customization movement has shown, combining classic styling with modern engineering is a winning formul ...

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What not to do after a crash

For some of us, the occasional crash is an unavoidable part of motorcycling. It certainly seems to be for me, anyway. If it happens, it happens, t ...

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A bit of advice for Race Circuit NIMBYs

Unfortunately, more and more UK race circuits are becoming subject to noise curfews and limited to fewer and fewer days. And it?s all thanks to th ...

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2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 | First Look Review

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 in Metallic Triton Blue Just a few months after announcing the updated-for-2022 Suzuki Hayabusa, Suzuki has unveiled another ...

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2022 Triumph Street Scrambler | First Look Review

2022 Triumph Street Scrambler Sandstorm Edition From the 900cc Street Twin and Street Twin Gold Line to the 1,200cc T120, T120 Black, Streetmaster, ...

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2021 Progressive IMS Outdoors Tour Dates and Venues

The first stop on the Progressive IMS Outdoors tour will be in Southern California, at FivePointAmphitheater in Irvine, California, on July 9-11, 2021 ...

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Peter Jones Publishes ‘The Bad Editor’

You?ve probably heard of Peter Jones. You may even have a strong opinion about him. He?s been a journalist in the U.S. motorcycle industry for mor ...

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Edelweiss Bike Travel Survey: Chance to Win Norway Tour

Edelweiss Bike Travel is conducting an anonymous online survey about motorcycling travel and touring in 2021 and beyond. The survey takes only abo ...

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Tokyo Drifter: A Yamaha XV750 street tracker from Japan

Forty years ago, Yamaha made a brief foray into the flat track scene in the States with its XV750 race bike. Like most go-fast, turn-left machines, i ...

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All you need to know about the new Suzuki GSX-S1000

Suzuki have tweaked just about everything on the new GSX-S1000. It?s got a new look, an updated engine, fresh electronics and they?ve even had a g ...

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Rubbish motorbikes and how to enjoy them

Modern motorbikes tend to be really, really good. Even the ones that are a few years old and have a fair few miles under their belts. That?s why t ...

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Husqvarna go green with E-Pilen concept

Don?t panic, they?re not throwing all their eggs in to the zero-emissions basket just yet. In fact, Husqvarna aren’t putting many in the bas ...

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Speed Read, 25 April 2021

We’re kicking things off this week with a chic Triumph Street Twin from FCR Original. We’ve also got a BMW R nineT from Gas & Oil, a ...

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44Teeth does Dakar Rally ?22

If you haven?t already heard, Fagan and Boothy will be heading to Saudi Arabia in 2022 for the Dakar Rally. And they?re not just going to watch, o ...

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Dream Team: An eye-popping Ducati Scrambler flat tracker

Paint is the last thing that happens on a custom job, but it’s the first thing that people notice. And the livery on this race-ready Ducati Scr ...

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Popular Misconceptions about Adventure Bike Riders

What do most of us think when we see someone riding a GS or an Africa Twin" We think of a middle aged bloke who?s thinning on top with a bit ...

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Review: Riding the new Harley-Davidson Pan America

?I got to say, you?re looking older.??Ellis ?I am older.??Sheriff Ed Tom Bell Amongst my Rushmore of cherished films, No Country For Old Men anoints ...

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Don?t grow old gracefully; ride bikes instead

Every morning when I tumble out of bed and stumble to the kitchen, my worn out body reminds me that I?m not getting any younger. And whilst I don? ...

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2021 Kawasaki KLX300 and KLX300SM | Video Review

2021 Kawasaki KLX300 dual-sport (left) and KLX300SM supermoto (right). Photos by Kevin Wing. We test two new models from Kawasaki: the KLX300 dual- ...

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2021 Harley-Davidson Pan America 1250 Special | Top 10

Riding the 2021 Harley-Davidson Pan American 1250 Special in California’s Mojave Desert. (Photos by Brian J. Nelson & Kevin Wing) We jus ...

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2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport | Video Review

The 2021 Triumph Tiger 850 Sport is an affordable, well-round, street-focused adventure bike with a price that starts at $11,995. (Photo by Kevin Wing ...

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Christian Dutcher: Ep. 10 of the Rider Magazine Insider Podc

Christian Dutcher is the Director of Americade and the Touratech DirtDaze Rally. Our guest is Christian Dutcher, Director of Americade, the Tourate ...

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What it means when someone tells you they?re really fast

A study has shown that it?s impossible not to look like a massive Jeremy Hunt when you tell people that you?re really fast on a bike. It?s also im ...

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Molto Veloce: A Monster S4RS built for a retired racer

The custom scene in Brazil doesn?t get much recognition on a global scale, which is surprising. Last year, a whopping 900,000 bikes were sold in Sout ...

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2021 KTM 890 Adventure and Adventure R

The 890 Duke that was released last year was an absolute banger. It took everything good about the 790 Duke and made it even better. So when the n ...

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2021 MotoGP Portimão | Rider Ratings

Quartararo?s only gone and done it again, hasn?t he" His second MotoGP win on the bounce has made it a hat-trick of wins for Yamaha; the firs ...

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Hidemo Style: A 1970s Shovelhead from one of Japan’s b

The Japanese custom scene sets rather than follows trends. Japan’s top builders each have a unique and instantly recognizable style, and the ma ...

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Top 5: Coolest Motorcycle Stunts of All Time

Freestyle MX, and action sports in general, have come a hell of a long way since the likes of Evel Knievel and his mates  ...

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Speed Read, 18 April 2021

This week we’ve got a racy SuperHawk from Australia, a sleek Sportster from Jakarta, news of Go Takamine?s hookup with Indian, and a seriously ...

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Give adventure bikes a chance

For as long as I can remember, I?ve been mad about sportsbikes. In fact, growing up I was one of those people that thought anyone riding anything ...

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Indian Chief Custom Program Announced

2022 Indian Chief Bobber Indian Motorcycle has announced plans for three customization projects based on its recently unveiled 2022 Indian Chief pl ...

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How to crack down on road rage

There?s nothing more dangerous than an angry road user. Whether behind the wheel of a Mini Metro or a 580 Topline, once road rage sets in any vehi ...

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Rally Retro: A Himalayan with a Group B vibe from Thrive

Today’s adventure bike market is a little like the superbike market in the 80s; to quote Fall Out Boy, ?It ain’t a scene, it’s an a ...

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Riding bikes Vs Pumping iron

If you want to be half decent on a bike, it helps if you?re fit. In fact, if you want to be a world champion, you need to be fit. Properly fit. Th ...

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2022 Indian Super Chief Limited | First Ride Review

The Super Chief Limited is one of three models, along with the Chief and Chief Bobber, in the all-new 2022 Indian Chief lineup. (Photos by Jordan Pay) ...

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2021 Honda Rebel 1100 | Video Review

With a powerful engine, blacked-out styling, two dark color choices (Metallic Black or Bourdeaux Red Metallic) and a low solo seat, the 2021 Honda Reb ...

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2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S | Video Review

The all-new 2021 Ducati Multistrada V4 S is a high-flying, high-tech, high-performance adventure bike. (Photo by Mike Levin and Gregor Halenda) We ...

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2022 Triumph Scrambler 1200 XC, XE and Steve McQueen Edition

2022 Triumph Scrambler 1200 Steve McQueen Edition Triumph has already announced 2022 updates to most of the models on its Bonneville platform, incl ...

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The Survivor: Team Obsolete?s 150 mph Benelli 350 Four

As well as having the best name of any vintage racing outfit, Team Obsolete has an eye-watering collection of bikes. And they?re all ready to line up ...

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Top 5 – People to avoid at a bike café

It?s great knocking around with like-minded people, isn?t it" But don?t forget, there are weirdos in all walks of life and the motorcycle wor ...

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What?s so good about V4 engine"

We?re living through exciting times in the motorcycling world. With all the big factories spunking massive amounts of cheddar on R&D, engine t ...

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Return to form: Workhorse revives a Speed Triple 1050

Before Brice Hennebert started building race-inspired machines as Workhorse Speed Shop, he ran another workshop with a friend, called Kruz Company. T ...

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Factory Fitted Vs Aftermarket Parts

A few weeks ago, I was having a discussion with a couple of mates, and it was a discussion that almost turned into an argument. The subject of our ...

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Smol wonder: A Honda CT125 inspired by Mad Max

There?s something irresistible about tiny motorcycles. According to scientists, we?re drawn to objects that are smaller than usual because they pose ...

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Gravel trap punch-ups; what?s the big deal"

If you were watching the Moto3 race from Qatar last weekend, you?ll have seen the crash between Jeremy Alcoba and John McPhee. But in case you hav ...

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Speed Read, 11 April 2021

MV Agusta updates the Superveloce, while Ironwood Custom Motorcycles partners with a US-based shop. Plus we’ve got a handsome Yamaha SR400 from ...

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Repsol Honda Marquez Statement

A statement just released by the Repsol Honda MotoGP team has just confirmed that the former champ has been cleared for a return to racing. This i ...

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2021 Yamaha MT-09 SP

There?s an all-new MT-09 SP, and it?s got more power, less weight and a shed-load of extra tech. And to mark the occasion, Boothy?s got his hands ...

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Bike racers vs Footballers; are they really that different&q

We?ve all seen the viral videos of drama queen footballers falling over after a non-contact tackle. And they are quite often followed by a clip of ...

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Triple Threat: Kiyo’s three-engined land speed racer

Kiyonaga-san opened Kiyo’s Garage in Los Angeles in 2013. Around the same time, he built ‘Cherry Blossom,’ a stretched land speed r ...

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2021 KTM 1290 Super Duke RR Unveiled

The KTM 1290 Super Duke R is an absolutely banging bike. Super Dukes have always been pretty good, and the last one took a big step forward. But t ...

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Trackday pace vs Race pace

There?s a big difference between being reasonably fast on a trackday and being ready to win races. I?ve lost count of the amount of times I?ve hea ...

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I can?t stop crashing

I think I?ve got a problem. I can?t stop crashing. And unfortunately it?s not a new phenomenon. I?ve spent my whole life riding, and usually crash ...

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The easy way to lose weight (from your bike)

Are you really fat and too lazy to do anything about it" Does the thought of going to the gym fill you with dread" Perhaps you prefer th ...

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2021 Royal Enfield Meteor 350 | Road Test Review

All-new for 2021, the Royal Enfield Meteor 350 is a light, approachable, affordable cruiser. (Photos by Kevin Wing) These days small-displacement m ...

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2021 KTM 890 Adventure R | (Off) Road Test Review

Up, up and away! You may not want to jump your $14,749, 468-pound adventure bike, but if you do, the WP XPLOR suspension ensures a well-controlled lan ...

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Melissa Holbrook Pierson: Ep. 9 of the Rider Magazine Inside

Melissa Holbrook Pierson, author of “The Perfect Vehicle” and other books. Our guest is on Episode 9 of the Rider Magazine Insider podc ...

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Scorpion EXO-ST1400 Caffeine Helmet | Gear Review

Scorpion?s new EXO-ST1400 Caffeine is a solid value in the competitive field of midline full-face helmets, boasting several unique features that m ...

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Barkbusters Hand Guards | Gear Review

Barkbusters hand guards installed on our 2021 Yamaha Ténéré 700 long-term test bike. (Photos by the author) Barkbusters hand guards were one of ...

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Review: The 2021 Moto Guzzi V7 Stone

The memories of Mandello del Lario faded faster than they should have. Three years ago to the day, I visited the lifelong home of Italian motorcycle ...

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With Respect: Analog customizes the Ducati Paul Smart

The Ducati Paul Smart 1000 LE is special on so many levels. It’s not only one of Ducati’s greatest hits, but also one of the best looking ...

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Kaspeed gives the Ducati Supersport 750 a second wind

Some would say the 750 SS was not Ducati?s finest hour. The podgy, plasticky styling has always been divisive, and the engine is rated at a somewhat ...

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2021 MotoGP Qatar 2 | Rider Ratings

It was Fabio Quartararo who eventually took the victory in Doha but the race, for me, was all about rookie sensation Jorge Martin and the insane t ...

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The best tyre for the job

??Ere Boothy, what are the best tyres these days"? is a question I get asked a lot. And it?s one that I?ve never been able to answer. In fact ...

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If MotoGP legends had normal jobs

For every motorcycle racer that lines up on the grid of a MotoGP race, there?s a thousand more whose racing career didn?t reach the dizzying heigh ...

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Speed Read, 4 April 2021

We?re going off road this week, with a stunning Paris-Dakar R nineT from Switzerland and a pair of Yamaha dual sports: an XT600 Ténéré from Italy ...

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There?s more than one place for buying and selling used bike

Who can remember the olden days, before the internet" When the only option when buying and selling used bikes was to peruse posters stuck to ...

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Why every motorcyclist needs to own a van

Once upon a time I bought myself a van. It was about 10 years ago and I?ve never, ever looked back. In fact you could ask anyone that?s ever bough ...

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History repeats itself: A Canadian XR750 returns home

Most of the customs we drool over on these pages have little or no history. They?re usually modified after a few mundane years of weekend riding?or t ...

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MotoGP Qatar Rd 2 Schedule

Did you see the first round of the 2021 MotoGP season" If you didn?t, it?s worth trying to find a way to watch it. For those of us that did, ...

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Why don?t we have any British MotoGP riders"

In years gone by, we?ve had some bloody good British riders in the premier class of motorcycle racing. The latest and greatest is undoubtedly Cal ...