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Best Motorcycle Values of 2017

1 of 11Next Last<p>In the last few weeks we’ve categorized the <b>cheapest motorcycles of 2017</b>, as well as the <b>most expensive motorcycles of 2017</b>. But what …

Motorcycles

The best motorcycles for beginners

<b>Few vehicles encapsulate open road freedom like a motorcycle, but you have to start somewhere. From cruisers to three-wheelers, here are our picks</b> …

Honda

First Ride Review: 2017 Suzuki V-Strom 650 and 650 XT

There’s a photo floating around the internet somewhere of a dug-out log canoe crossing a body of water, somewhere in Central America, I think. Dumped …

Time I

8 Things To Know About the Kawasaki Versys-X 300

It’s not that often a new adventure bike gets released into a category of one. The Kawasaki Versys-X 300 is the first twin-cylinder in a growing …

National Parks

2017 Kawasaki Versys-X 300 ABS - FIRST RIDE REVIEW

If your perception of an adventure touring bike spawns thoughts of a tall and heavy handful when ridden off-road, or you perceive sub-300cc road …

Motorcycles

Honda Africa Twin: DCT vs Manual Transmission

<b>Honda</b> currently offers two versions of the <b>Africa Twin</b>, one with a standard six-speed manual transmission and clutch, and the other with an innovative …

Beyond Lyme: New Tick-Borne Diseases On The Rise In U.S.

It all started in the shower. Tucker Lane looked down, and there they were.<p>"Two ticks, on my right hip, directly next to each other," he says.<p>At the time, Lane didn't think much about it. He grew up on Cape Cod. Ticks are everywhere there in the summer. "Just another tick bite. Not a big deal," he …

Disease

The Best Motorcycles to Buy as Your First Bike

When beginning the deep dive into the world of motorcycling, most people have one question that overrides all others: "What motorcycle should I buy?" …

The war on facts is a war on democracy: Scientific community has a warning for President Trump

In a time when facts don’t matter — and science is being muzzled — American democracy is the real victim<p>There is a new incumbent in the White House, a new Congress has been sworn in, and scientists around the country are nervous as hell.<p>We’re nervous because there seems to be a seismic shift going …

Donald Trump

The 60-Second Workout That’s Proven to Work (Really)

<i>The One-Minute Workout</i>, the latest book to tout the benefits of high intensity interval training (HIIT), has a title that sounds too good to be true …

Exercise

A Clarifying Moment in American History

There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has done in his first week—but he has underestimated the resilience of Americans and their institutions.<p>I am not surprised by President Donald Trump’s antics this week. Not by the big splashy pronouncements such as announcing a wall that he …

Political Science

2017 AMA National Adventure Riding Series Schedule: 20 Events

The American Motorcyclist Association has released the schedule for its 2017 AMA National Adventure Riding Series, which features 20 dates.<p>The series …

Trails

How To Start Riding Motorcycles For Real After You Do The MSF Course

So you’ve passed the MSF course, took the state written test, and got your motorcycle license. Congratulations! You’ve now picked out your shiny new …

Bullit Motorcycles Reveals 2017 Hero 125 Scrambler

New rider in search for a tamed, cool-looking, cheap, new motorcycle? Check out Bullit’s new addition for the 2017 range. This Hero 125 Scrambler …

Motorcycles

Your Guide To The Next Big Trend In Motorcycles

The burgeoning “compact adventure” class might just be the purest embodiment of the core concepts that draw us to bikes: freedom and independence. …

2017 Honda Rebels

Posted in Motorcycles and Rides<p>First released back in 1975, the ubiquitous Honda Rebel has been the user-friendly point of entry for generations of …

The Triumph Street Scrambler

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>British<br>• Motorcycles<br>• Scrambler<br>• Triumph<p>The new Triumph Street Scrambler is a motorcycle that many have been waiting for with …

Honda Rebel Twins Unveiled at Long Beach International Motorcycle Show

Honda Rebel 300 and 500 are youth-focused urban cruisers, inspired by original Rebel from 1985<p>Honda has unveiled the Rebel 300 and Rebel 500 at the …

Ten 2016 Motorcycles That Stand Out

Ten Best Bikes is both easy and hard. Easy because we’re looking for the top machines of the year. Hard because the pointy end of the market has some …

10 Things I Learned During My First Year On A Motorcycle

Paul Tuff is a grad student from Chapman University who recently started riding motorcycles as an affordable and fun way to get to and from school. …

The Different Types of Motorcycles

Adventure bikes. Sportbikes. Cruiser. Dual Sports. Dirt Bikes. Supermotos. These are just some of the many terms we use when describing the types of …

12 Essential Riding Tips for New Motorcyclists

Some are attracted by fuel efficiency and the traffic slipping ability, for others, it’s the pure thrill of the open road on two wheels. Either way, …

1970s Motorcycles: Honda’s Six-Cylinder CBX

As intense and successful as the early 1970s were for the Japanese motorcycle manufacturers, and as powerful as Honda became during that period, it’s …

Here Comes Royal Enfield: Analog’s custom Continental

Royal Enfield is making a big play for the US market. They’ve just set up their headquarters in Milwaukee, down the road from that other maker of vintage-themed motorcycles.<p>They’re also giving bikes to a few select builders to customize. And wisely, they’ve put Tony Prust of Analog Motorcycles on …

Motorcycles

Honda CBR500R and CB500F (2016) First Ride Review

<b>Author: Oli Rushby Posted: 23 Feb 2016</b><p>First introduced in 2013, Honda’s three-bike CB500 family has proved a popular step for riders looking to …

2016 Budget Adventure Motorcycle Jackets

Page 1 of 3<p>We expect a lot from a adventure gear like riding suits. Armor for unexpected spills, water and windproofing to ride through any kind of …

Ducati Scrambler Urban Enduro excels on pavement, not so much on dirt

Ducati's new Scrambler has a lot going for it. Maybe that's why the Italian bike builder is selling so many.<p>Packaging retro styling with ease of use and a price point that's low for a Bologna-built two-wheeler, Ducati credits the Scrambler with making 2015 its best North American retail year.<p>As is …

Tours take motorcycles to Mount Everest, go beyond Machu Picchu

Just trekking to Mount Everest's base camp is a major accomplishment. How about motorcycling to it? India-based Nomadic Knights offers Rode to Everest, a 14-day guided motorcycle tour that starts in Kathmandu, Nepal, crosses into Tibet and visits its many wonders, including the fabled city of Lhasa …

There's No Right Or Wrong Way To Be A Motorcyclist

Motorcycles are one of the best things to ever happen to me. They’ve brought more fun, passion, people, interest, experiences, and growth into my …

Motorcycle Braking Skills

There are a host of things a rider needs to know in order to be confident in <b>braking</b>. What does hard braking feel like? How hard is too hard? How much …