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2015 Yamaha WR250F First Ride

Friday, January 30, 2015
The Yamaha WR250F was long overdue for a change, so the Tuning Fork brand offers a completely revamped WR for 2015.

2015 Kawasaki Vulcan S First Ride

Tuesday, January 27, 2015
MotoUSA hitches a leg over Kawasaki's Parallel Twin-powered 2015 Vulcan S on a 150-mile ride in California's central coast for a first ride review.

2015 Yamaha YZ250FX First Ride

Friday, January 23, 2015
Yamaha took the best of its YZ250F motocrosser and added some off-road chops for its new 2015 YZ250FX, including an electric start, six-speed transmission, suspension tweaks and more.

2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT First Ride

Thursday, January 8, 2015
MotoUSA heads to the island of Sicily to sample the 2015 Kawasaki Versys 650 LT, which comes with an updated engine, better braking components and improved ergonomics.

Vespa 946 Scooter Review

Monday, January 5, 2015
Vespa's 946 is a thing of beauty, but does the show match the go? MotoUSA's scooter expert weighs in with this scooter review.

2015 KTM Freeride 250R First Ride

Friday, January 2, 2015
The 2015 KTM Freeride 250R blends the best of enduro and trials motorcycles for a unique riding experience. MotoUSA hits the dirt in this first ride review.

2015 Yamaha FJ-09 First Ride

Monday, December 29, 2014
MotoUSA gets its first ride impression aboard the all-new FJ-09, as Yamaha retools its best-selling FZ-09 for sport-touring duty.

2015 Kawasaki Concours 14 ABS First Ride

Monday, December 22, 2014
We splash around the road to remember what an excellent value Kawasaki offers with its updated-for-2015 Concours 14 ABS sport-touring motorcycle.

2015 Ducati Scrambler First Ride

Monday, December 15, 2014
Positioned as a gateway model, Ducati’s Scrambler impresses with its simple, fun-loving character. Our Road Test Editor files his report from California’s Palm Springs.

2015 MV Agusta Stradale 800 First Ride

Thursday, December 11, 2014
Our man Melling takes MV Agusta's Stradale 800 for a spin and finds a surprisingly competent sports touring motorcycle that may be the most important bike MV has ever produced.

2015 Husqvarna FE 501S First Ride

Monday, December 8, 2014
Looking for a street legal bike that can also shred in the dirt, our tester heads out on the 2015 Husqvarna FE 501S and is impressed with the new Husky's off-road prowess.

Hesketh 24 First Ride Review

Monday, December 1, 2014
MotoUSA’s English colleagues share their first ride impressions of the reborn Hesketh marque – sampling the S&S V-Twin-powered ‘24’.

2014 BMW R1200GS vs KTM 1190 Adventure R

Monday, November 24, 2014
See the 2014 BMW R1200GS face off against the KTM 1190 Adventure R to see which is the better all-around adventure touring mount.

2015 Indian Roadmaster Review

Wednesday, November 19, 2014
We've spent the last couple months and over 3000 miles in the saddle of the 2015 Indian Roadmaster, an impressive touring motorcycle with big power and premium comfort.

2015 Yamaha Smax Scooter First Ride

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Yamaha’s Smax scooter impresses with its easy handling and freeway-capable speeds making it a choice transportation solution for an urban lifestyle.

2014 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS Project Bike

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
With a few simple modifications we boost the acceleration performance of Kawasaki’s Ninja ZX-10R sportbike for track use.

2015 Indian Chieftain v H-D Street Glide Special

Monday, October 27, 2014
It's a bagger battle royale as we pit the upstart 2015 Indian Chieftain against the 2015 Harley Street Glide Special in this comparison of American-made, V-Twin-powered motorcycles.

2015 Indian Roadmaster Passenger Review

Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Perspectives from the pillion often get overlooked in touring motorcycle reviews, so we break down the 2015 Indian Roadmaster exclusively from a passenger's viewpoint.

2015 Classic Air-Cooled Motorcycle Shootout

Monday, October 20, 2014
Old once again becomes new as Royal Enfield’s Continental GT, Yamaha’s SR400 and the TU250X by Suzuki compete for top honors in this Classic Air-Cooled Motorcycle Shootout.

2014 Brammo Empulse R vs Zero S and SR

Tuesday, October 14, 2014
MotoUSA's contributing editor compares the 2014 electric motorcycle offerings from Brammo and Zero in this EV bike shootout.