A red-and-silver 2022 Triumph Bonneville T120 in front of a gray background
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Retro Rivals: 2022 Triumph Bonneville vs. Moto Guzzi V7

While it makes several retro bikes, Triumph is arguably best-known for the iconic Bonneville. And for 2022, the entire lineup is getting an update. But there’s another vintage-style motorcycle that was also recently updated: the Moto Guzzi V7. So, now that these classic-looking bikes have been refreshed, which one should you pick? The 2021 Moto …

A silver-black-and-red 2020 Triumph Thruxton RS
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Is the 2020 Triumph Thruxton RS the Best Retro Motorcycle?

While it’s not the only motorcycle company with retro-style models, Triumph is one of the most prominent. The Bonneville, for example, is arguably the best example of a neo-classic bike. But the British marque has more to offer. For instance, the Triumph Thruxton RS, which is Popular Mechanics’ best retro motorcycle for 2020. But is …

A white-tanked 2020 Moto Guzzi V7 III Special in front of a body of water at sunset
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The Moto Guzzi V7 Is an Overlooked Brand-New Vintage Bike

Those who want classic motorcycle looks without the hassle are a bit spoiled for choice right now. Almost every manufacturer offers a vintage-looking bike. Honda has the Monkey and Super Cub, Triumph the Thruxton café racer and Bonneville, and Royal Enfield’s developing a scrambler. There’s one retro motorcycle, though, which deserves some more attention: the …

Black-and-orange 2020 KTM 790 Adventure R power-sliding through the desert
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The Best New ADV Bikes Under $15,000

It’s definitely possible to have a great off-road bike adventure without going broke. But, as with cars, paying a bit more for a motorcycle, especially an ADV, sometimes does mean getting a few extra appreciable features. That doesn’t mean that you have to go for a company’s range-topping flagship motorcycle, though. In fact, $15,000 can …

Yellow-trimmed 2020 Moto Guzzi V85TT Adventure being ridden through a mountain forest stream
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The Moto Guzzi V85TT Is a Unique Adventure Bike

Ducati may hog the limelight, but Italy is home to quite a few storied motorcycle brands. Ducati itself wouldn’t be where it is without Cagiva’s help, for instance. Energica has cornered Italy’s electric bike scene. Then there’s Moto Guzzi, perhaps the oldest European motorcycle company still in business. The V7 III neo-classic bike may be …

2020 Triumph Bonneville T120
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These Bikes Have Classic Style With Modern Reliability

It’s certainly possible to ride a classic bike every day. In fact, some people go off-roading with them. But, as with other classic motor vehicles, that comes with a certain amount of required wrenching. And most people, understandably, don’t want to deal with that hassle, which is why restomods exist. Luckily, if you want classic …