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May 8, 2015

2015 Yamaha MT-09 Tracer Review

The newest member of the MT-09 family, the Tracer is a superb all-rounder and it’s already a big commercial success. It’s a keenly priced, aggressive looking bike with great power-to-weight ratio, powerful three-cylinder engine and enough practicality for longer tours. But is it better than the big-name competition? Yes it is! The MT-09 is good enough and cheap enough to make a big impact on its competition. Read the full article »

May 7, 2015

Ducati Diavel Titanium in dealerships now

Ducati announced that the 162-hp Diavel Titanium is ready to hit the dealerships. Titanium, carbon fibre, top-quality finish and dedicated design plus billet components – all that for $32,590 (€28,740). You won’t see often a Diavel Titanium in the wild since Ducati will produce only 500 units of the custom power cruiser. The Titanium is more than a mere name and a couple of design upgrades, the limited edition bike is lighter than the base model. Read the full article »

May 6, 2015

New Vespa GTV 300 gets important updates

After many years of stability, 2015 was an important year for Vespa. They launched the brand new 946 and Primavera scooters and updated many older models. The GTV 300 is one of these older scooters on the line-up, a bike that offers plenty of history and retrospective design. For the new model year, the GTV got over 50 specific design and performance upgrades, including ABS and traction control. Click through for the details. Read the full article »

May 6, 2015

First electric KTM for asphalt revealed: the 2015 KTM Freeride E-SM

KTM has just released its first electric motorcycle designed for asphalt use. The new Freeride E-SM is the sibling of the Freeride E-XC that was launched last year and it is powered by the same brushless motor producing 22 hp and 42 Nm of torque. The first electric supermoto of the manufacturer promises plenty of fun but the electric technology doesn’t come cheap: the E-SM costs in Germany 11,595 Euro” ($14,631 US). Read the full article »

May 4, 2015

2015 Aprilia Caponord Rally First Look

The new Aprilia Caponord Rally will arrive in US dealerships in the next couple of weeks – but does the bike have the substance to to take on big-name rivals like the BMW R 1200 GS Adventure, the Ducati Multistrada 1200S, the KTM 1190 Adventure or the Moto Guzzi Stelvio NTX? Click through to learn the answer. Read the full article »

May 3, 2015

Ducati Scrambler, 1299 Panigale and Multistrada DVT now available in America

Ducati’s most anticipated models are now available in North American showrooms. The all-new 2015 Ducati Scrambler, along with Ducati’s new 205 horsepower flagship Superbike is already out of the container while the Multistrada 1200 DVT will be rolling off the production line soon. These three bikes are the most significant additions to the Ducati family in years and rightly so. Click through for details. Read the full article »

April 30, 2015

Triumph announces new Tiger XRt and XCa models

Triumph added two new Tiger 800 models to expand the range to six with the XRt and XCa versions. Both models are an evolution of the well-known Tiger 800 XC that get a few visual and technical upgrades which set them apart from the standard bikes. The XRt is a bit closer to the sport-adventure category while the XCa is built for tougher off-roading. The two new Tigers will be available in dealers from June 2015. Read the full article »

April 27, 2015

2016 Moto Guzzi Audace 1400 pricing revealed

Moto Guzzi USA has just unveiled the new 2016 pre-production Audace model for the first time in the North America, along with pricing at $15,590. The Audace, that couples the mechanics of the beautiful California with a muscular and completely chromeless look, is set to arrive at US dealers in July as a brother of another special bike, the 2016 Moto Guzzi Eldorado. The Audace will be available in a single paint scheme called the Nero Travelgento. Read the full article »

April 20, 2015

Motus Lone Star 2: A supercharged V4 Cafe Racer

American company Motus decided to make a crazy supercharged version of the MSTR sport touring bike. To be fair, there’s almost nothing Cafe Racer about the Lone Star 2, maybe the seat, but the machine is still an amazing creature with its aggressive lines and its magnificent 230hp supercharged V4. The Lone Star, built around the a Ninja H2 chassis, is specially designed for the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show, which will be going to take place in Austin, Texas. Read the full article »

April 14, 2015

2015 MV Agusta Turismo Veloce 800 First Look

The new sport-tourer of MV Agusta, revealed at the EICMA in 2014, is finally going into production. The sport-tourer features a tuned-for-torque engine delivering 110hp, elegant lines, electronically controlled suspension, a four-map torque control system, among other things. The base version of the Turismo Veloce comes with a price tag of 15,990 Euro ($19,963) while the Lusso version costs 18,990 Euro ($23,709). Read the full article »