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First Ride: Bimota DB10 Motard

Wednesday, June 6, 2012
After an inevitable downturn in the wake of the global recession, Bimota made a big splash on its return to last November's EICMA Milan Show...

First Ride: CFMoto 650NK

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The first "real" motorcycle from China

First Ride: Confederate Hellcat X132

Tuesday, May 1, 2012
And now for something completely different...

First Ride: 2012 Ducati 1199 Panigale

Thursday, February 23, 2012
We ride the new Ducati Panigale 1199 and there's only one way to describe our feelings: Plain and simple - this is the new benchmark for the Superbike category.

First Ride: 2012 Honda CBR250R

Tuesday, February 21, 2012
We ride the Honda CBR250R and discover all the things that are right about this new entry level motorcycle.

First Ride: 2012 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition

Saturday, February 18, 2012
As promised, KTM will start delivering its new fuel-injected 450 SX-F Factory Edition, also known as the "Dungey Replica," next month, but KTM gave us an early taste of the bike in a quick one-day riding session at Lake Elsinore Raceway.

Quick Spin On Beta's 520 RS Dual Sport

Thursday, February 2, 2012
Sure, the 520 RS can be ridden both on and off the road legally, but it's all about the dirt with this bike.

First Ride: KTM 200 Duke

Thursday, February 2, 2012
Made In India By KTM...

First Ride: The Roland Sands Desmo Tracker!

Thursday, January 26, 2012
Check Out This Bad Boy!

First Ride: Steve McQueen Edition Triumph

Friday, January 13, 2012
Two decades after his tragic early death from cancer in November 1980, at just 50 years old, the world's on-going fascination with McQueen lives on with the Triumph Scrambler.

2012 Beta 350RR: First Ride

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Beta teases us with a one-day ride on it's revamped 350RR

2012 Honda CRF450R First Ride

Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Honda invited the media to Racetown 395 in Adelanto, California, to ride the 2012 CRF450R, which took on a few significant changes over the 2011 model.

Shocker: Living With An Electric Motorcycle

Wednesday, June 22, 2011
The editor spends a few weeks with the Zero

Shane Obanion Makes It Two In A Row!

Monday, October 18, 2010
Mid South Cross Country Round 2

2010 Beta 450 RR First Ride

Thursday, December 24, 2009
The 2010 model year marks the introduction of the all-new all-Beta line of RR enduro machines, and lucky us, we were invited to a private ranch to come hit the trails on the only one in the country: the all-new 2010 Beta 450 RR.

2010 Honda NT700V Review

Friday, December 18, 2009
Honda announced it would be offering a new model for 2010, the NT700V, a sporty, light-duty touring/heavy-duty commuting streetbike. This week, Honda gave us a chance to ride the bike on the back roads of southern California.

First Ride: The Zero S - Plug And Play

Friday, May 8, 2009
Zero Motorcycles launched its new supermoto-style electric streetbike last month and gave Cycle News an exclusive look at it.

Harley-Davidson XR1200 First Ride

Thursday, February 19, 2009
Scotty Parker and fellow dirt-track legend Rich King played a big role in fine-tuning the XR1200 for the street and retaining the aggressive attitude of the dirt tracker, and so it was fitting that he came along with the Motor Company crew to introduce it to the American press on a ride through California's Palomar Mountains.