As a general rule, motorcycles only have 2 wheels. True, there are some 3-wheeled exceptions. Morgan, for example, will sell you a 3-wheeled vehicle that’s legally considered a motorcycle in most US states; ditto Canadian company Campagna. But if you want an actual motorcycle with 3 wheels, the only real choices are Can-Am or Harley-Davidson. …
The same things that draw people to classic trucks and SUVs also draw them to classic motorcycles. Although modern bikes have gotten faster and more refined, they’ve also grown larger and more complicated. Not to mention expensive: the Harley-Davidson CVO Road Glide costs more than a new 5.0-liter Mustang GT. And it’s not like Harley …
Harley Davidson makes some very fast cruisers and touring bikes, just about as far from the Honda Grom as someone can get. The fastest ones are the Harley Davidson CVO motorcycles, essentially factory-custom, limited-production machines. Unfortunately, that speed doesn’t come cheap. The latest Harley Davidson CVO Road Glide costs just under $41,000—never mind bikes, there …
Honda makes some incredibly quick motorcycles, on- and off-road. You can even buy a fairly-close reproduction of the bike that helped an American win Paris-Dakar for the first time. But the company is arguably better known for its smaller, more fuel-efficient and affordable bikes. And one bike, in particular, has been a surprising sales success: …
Dirt bikes can be a great introduction to motorcycling. They’re easy to repair, and not quick enough to really get you into trouble (apart from the racing versions). But, they’re generally not street-legal, which means you’ll have to haul them to a trail or course. Some touring bikes can go off-road, but they’re really more …
Motorcycles are ridden every from dirt trails to paved roads. For the latter, standards and cruisers tend to be popular choices. Cruisers in particular offer an attractive combination of relaxed riding with casual speed. Quite a few cruisers can actually out-accelerate some high-end sports cars. However, over long stretches of road, touring bikes are the …
Chasing racing success and improved performance helps motorcycles, too. Harley-Davidson made great waves with its flat tracker bikes. Honda’s bikes have won the Paris-Dakar 6 times now, and its CB750 was the first to be called a ‘superbike.’ But there’s one brand that’s perhaps the most-closely tied to racing: Ducati. Over the years, the Italian …
If you really want to prove how good your off-road vehicle is, you take it rallying. Porsche proved its Cayenne in the Transsyberia Rally; Ford, Honda, and SCG duked it out in Baja for similar reasons. Lancia and Audi achieved fame at the World Rally Championship. But for most of the world, the most grueling …
Whether you’re buying a new bike or a used one, one of the first things you need to do is figure out what kind of bike to buy. After making sure you know how to ride it, that is. But what kind of bike should you buy? Generate a list of beginner motorcycles, and at …
Although range anxiety is dying down, when it comes to electric trucks, a big battery pack is still important. Especially when towing gets involved. However, not every manufacturer subscribes to the idea. Porsche’s Taycan, for example, can only do about 200 miles on a charge, Road & Track reported. And Mazda purposefully gave its upcoming …
Electric pickup trucks like the Telsa Cybertruck, Bollinger B2, and Rivian R1T are just around the corner. But while they may be almost production-ready, potential buyers may hesitate over range and recharge time. Especially when towing gets involved. Hydrogen technology could help, but it comes with its own problems. However, there may be a different …
Dax Shepard is a true renaissance man. One common theme through all of his work is his love of cars and motorcycles.
If the Africa Twin was one of your favorite Honda motorcycles, then you’ll be ecstatic to learn the Twin is back! Honda is releasing the Africa Twin once more, and it’s better than ever. Before jumping into what’s new, let’s take a look at what made the previous models so great and why it may have …
Nobody wants to crash a motorcycle. But knowing what to do in the event of an accident can very easily save your life.
Electric motorcycles are growing in popularity. One big selling point for an electric bike is it’s range. Which bike boasts the longest range of them all?
Sometimes it’s more fun to look at the bike brands we’ve never seen before. Have you heard of these under-the-radar motorcycle brands?
Crashing your bike is something that you hope you never have to deal with. But it helps to be prepared, knowing how to fall can save your life.
Tesla is a game changer in the electric vehicle world. Will the company ever venture into electric motorcycles? Here’s what Elon Musk says.
The new Series 5 Apple Watch has an incredible feature called fall detection. Bikers should really consider investing in the new piece of tech.
If you’re ready to break the mold (and the speed limit), here are five of the fastest motorcycles you can buy.
One of the most futuristic electric motorcycle designs in the news these days has an unusual brainchild, Dyson.
Your motorcycle safety gear is the first line of defense you have in the event of a crash. There are a few pieces of gear you never want to skimp on.
Riding a motorcycle in the rain is unfortunately something many riders have to deal with. There are a few ways to make sure you stay as safe as possible.
From safety to performance, many motorcycle myths have circulated for decades. But how do you know what’s true and what isn’t?
Even the most seasoned bikers must take certain steps to ensure they have a safe and fun ride. Don’t believe these myths.
While motorcycle insurance protects you from large costs later, the price for a high-quality policy can vary.
Even though we should all keep a spare key, that’s not always possible. So what do you do when you’ve lost your only motorcycle key?
While BMW and Canada’s Can-Am had shockingly high predicted failure rates, these five motorcycle brands proved to be the safest out there.
If you’re considering buying a motorcycle, you’ll need to know your state’s inspection requirements. Thankfully, AAA helped us out.
Touring motorcycles are big bikes with powerful engines. These bigger bikes are great for long trips. What are the top bikes on the market?
If you are new to the world of motorcycles or a veteran rider looking for a better deal, we can detail motorcycle insurance basics for you.
Being a biker means having the right gear. These are the practical and affordable motorcycle accessories every biker needs.
When it comes to off-road motorcycling, whether you prefer massive dirt jumps or scrambling over rocks, there’s a machine for everyone. Set up to handle a variety of obstacles and surfaces, this is an immensely popular motorcycle segment. Honda, which has a significant presence in the world of motocross and two-wheeled dirt riding, recently unveiled …
Recently, high-end motorcyclists in the Seattle area were shocked to find five motorcycle dealerships shut down without prior notice.
Changing your motorcycle tires is one of the most important tasks a bike owner can do. But should you replace both of them at the same time?
If you’re a beginner motorcyclist, you’ll likely encounter many pitfalls as you ride. Here’s the best advice from seasoned bikers.
When buying a new or used motorcycle, you definitely want to know how much it will cost up front. More importantly, you should consider how much maintenance will cost after you buy it. While your motorcycle will definitely save you money with fuel efficiency, you could find those savings go straight to upkeep. To give you a better …
Cruiser bikes are comfortable and fun to ride. But like any bike, cruisers aren’t the safest. One way to up safety of a cruiser is have an engine bar.
While some may have negative thoughts about them, motorcycle clubs have a tradition in the U.S. that dates all the way back to WW2.
You’ll have to inspect everything before you ride a used bike. Here are the most important parts to check.
When shopping for a used motorcycle, most people tend to focus on how many miles the bike has. How important are the amount of miles on a bike?
A thorough inspection is needed before making any used motorcycle purchase. By following this guide, you can weed out a lot of problems.
When looking at motorcycles, most people tend to focus on speed and power. One of the most overlooked attributes is the handling of a motorcycle.
An entry level dirt bike is perfect for beginners. These bikes are reliable and easy to use, but still have all the power and capability you need.
Used motorcycles are a great way to get into riding because it’s less of an investment. Here are a few places to shop around for the best used motorcycle.
When it comes to fuel economy, not all motorcycles are created equal. These are the most fuel-efficient motorcycles around.
Mopeds are low cost and fuel efficient. Before you run out and get one for yourself you should know these laws concerning mopeds.
While you may purchase a used motorcycle or used gear, you shouldn’t buy a used motorcycle helmet. Here’s why.
Unfortunately, at some point your motorcycle will require some repairs. These affordable motorcycles will ensure you have an easy repair.
One of the biggest perks of the driving a motorcycle is the fuel efficiency. You can further improve that efficiency by using these tips.