Past Articles Motorcycle Reviews

First Ride: 2013 Yamaha FJR1300A

Tuesday, December 4, 2012
We ride Yamaha's high-tech 2013 FJR1300A in the hills of California wine country.

First Ride: 2013 Zero Electric Motorcycles!

Tuesday, November 27, 2012
A top speed of 95 mph. A 137-mile range. A one hour recharge time. Those are the stats that really count in considering the substantial leap forward made by the 2013 range of electric bikes manufactured in California by Zero Motorcycles.

2013 450 Motocross Shootout: Who Won?

Wednesday, November 21, 2012
Check out our 2013 450 Motocross comparison test.

First Ride: 2013 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-6R 636

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
It's hard to believe it's been 10 years since the first appearance of Kawasaki's 636cc ZX-6R. Back then it was not only a great streetbike, but it was also a Supersport contender when the AMA had both the 600 and 750cc Supersport...

First Ride: 2013 Triumph Trophy 1200

Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Triumph has further extended its range into a new sector it's been absent from until now, with the debut of the full-dress shaft-drive Trophy luxury tourer...

First Ride: 2013 Husqvarna TC250R

Thursday, October 11, 2012
That new "R" at the end of TC250 is significant. It signifies Husky's newest-generation "Red Head" cylinder head design, which is also now found on three more of some of the company's latest off-road and dual sport models...

First Ride: 2013 Multistrada 1200S

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
When Ducati launched the Multistrada 1200 three years ago, it was the most heavily computerized motorcycle in the marketplace. But the new Multistrada was electronics done right...

First Ride: 2013 Kawasaki Ninja 300

Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The Baby Ninja Grows Up

First Ride: 2013 Yamaha YZ450F

Wednesday, September 26, 2012
If Yamaha makes no changes to the YZ450F for the next 20 years, we'll still probably be ogling over it. It's that trick.

First Ride: 2013 Honda CRF250L Dual Sport

Thursday, September 13, 2012
Honda filled a large void in its dual sport line by re-entering the 250cc-class market with the all-new CRF250L.

Exclusive First Ride: BMW's C evolution Electric Scooter

Wednesday, August 29, 2012
BMW is in the process of re-inventing itself - and the unveiling of the C evolution - its first electric two-wheeler prototype - is proof positive of that.

First Ride: 2013 Honda CRF250R

Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Subtle but effective changes for the Honda CRF250R.

First Ride: 2013 Suzuki RM-Z250

Thursday, August 23, 2012
As you can see, the 2013 Suzuki RM-Z250 doesn't look radically different from its predecessor, though you probably noticed the, should we say controversial black rear fender...

We Ride MV Agusta's F3 675

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
Taking the F3 spinning in New Jersey

First Ride: 2013 Suzuki RM-Z450

Friday, August 10, 2012
We get our first taste of the '13 RM-Z450.

First Ride: Honda's New PCX150!

Thursday, August 2, 2012
Get Your Scooter On...

First Ride: 2013 Kawasaki KX450F

Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Last year, the KX won our 450 motocross shootout and a lot of that was because of its stellar overall performance on the track.

First Ride: Honda Metropolitan

Friday, June 22, 2012
If you're in a five-rider draft and stretching the throttle cable on a Honda Metropolitan heading down the coast from Redondo Beach to Palos Verde on a sunny day, you've got an ear-to-ear smile on your face.

The Mission R: Riding Rapp's World Beater

Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Mission Accomplished! On the street and on the track with the Mission R.

First Ride: 2013 Kawasaki KX250F

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Not too long ago, Kawasaki revealed on paper a trimmer, slimmer and what they said was a faster KX250F for 2013.