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2014 Can-Am Maverick Max X rs First Ride

Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Can-Am's 2014 Maverick Max X rs is a stretched four-seat version of the Canadian manufacturer's high-performance sport side-by-side. But is it as much fun with four butts in the seats?

2014 Victory Cross Country Tour First Ride

Tuesday, October 8, 2013
We pack its saddlebags and hop on board the 2014 Cross Country Tour for a multi-state ride to Sturgis to test the merits of Victory's touring motorcycle.

2014 Kawasaki Ninja 1000 ABS First Ride

Thursday, October 3, 2013
Kawasaki gives its more sport-oriented touring bike a once over for ’14. We go on a 500 mile ride to see if Team Green got it right.

2013 Honda CBR500R vs Ninja 300 & 650

Tuesday, October 1, 2013
The entry-level sportbike market includes two all-new bikes in 2013, the CBR500R and Ninja 300. See how the new Honda stacks up in the sportbike class.

2014 Yamaha YFZ450R First Ride

Friday, September 27, 2013
Yamaha has updated the potent YFZ450R for 2014 with more power, revised suspension, new bodywork and an industry first slipper clutch. We hit the track to find out if all these changes make for a better sport ATV.

2014 Suzuki RM-Z250 First Ride

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Suzuki’s 250-class motocrosser gets the BNG treatment for ’14 but is it still a worthy competition platform on the motocross track?

2014 Yamaha FZ-09 First Ride

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
One of the most anticipated bikes in the 2014 model year, Yamaha’s FZ-09 sports a new Inline Triple and jaw-dropping $7990 MSRP. But how does it ride?

2014 Yamaha Viking EPS First Ride

Friday, September 20, 2013
Yamaha's 2014 Viking EPS has threes seats for work and play. MotoUSA spent the day on a Wyoming ranch to see how it performed in both respects.

2014 Can-Am Spyder RT First Ride

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Can-Am surprised the press with a new 1330cc Inline Triple for its 2014 Spyder RT models, mating it up to a new six-speed gearbox, tweaking the chassis and beefing up its suspension.

2013 Vespa GTS 300 Scooter Review

Monday, September 16, 2013
A mass transit strike in the Bay Area? No problem says our scooter correspondent, who sallies forth aboard the Vespa GTS 300 in this scooter review.

2014 Honda CRF250R First Ride

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
As expected, Honda reworks its 250 motocross racer borrowing technology from the recently redesigned CRF450R. After a day of motos MotoUSA has the first ride report.

2013 650 Twins Shootout

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
We pit the 2013 Honda NC700X vs. the 2013 Suzuki V-Strom vs. the 2013 Kawasaki Versys to see which utilitarian middleweight motorcycle has the upper hand in our 2013 650 Twins Shootout.

2014 Kawasaki Teryx4 LE First Ride

Monday, September 9, 2013
Engine and suspension upgrades are bound to make the 2014 Kawasaki Teryx4 a more capable machine, right? To find out, MotoUSA headed to the Paiute Trail in Utah for a few days with the four-seater UTV.

2014 Yamaha Grizzly 700 FI EPS First Ride

Thursday, September 5, 2013
Yamaha made a short list of changes to the 2014 Grizzly FI EPS ATV to enhance its trail-busting ability. See if the Tuning Fork company succeeded in MotoUSA's First Ride on the updated quad.

2013 MV Agusta F4 and F4RR First Ride

Wednesday, September 4, 2013
MV Agusta unveils an incremental half-year software update to its F4 series of Superbikes. MotoUSA gives it a first ride evaluation at California’s Fastest Road in the West.

2014 Honda Grom 125 First Ride

Friday, August 30, 2013
Honda proves that big fun doesn’t have to come in a large package with its one-of-a-kind Grom. But does this 125cc street bike fit the bill as a real motorcycle?

2013 KTM 1190 Adventure First Ride

Thursday, August 29, 2013
The KTM 1190 Adventure just might be the best road-going motorcycle ever from the Austrian manufacturer. Read on to find out why we think so.

2014 Harley-Davidson Touring First Rides

Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Harley-Davidson reveals its new liquid-cooled Twin Cam 103 and Motorcycle USA gets first ride spin aboard the 2014 Electra Glide Ultra Limited.

2014 Polaris RZR XP 1000 First Ride

Monday, August 26, 2013
Polaris has done it again with the 2014 RZR XP 1000. Its 107 horsepower and 18 inches of suspension make for one wild ride. We hit the desert to see how this new powerhouse performs.

2013 Suzuki Hayabusa First Ride

Friday, August 23, 2013
For 2013 the Suzuki Hayabusa gets ABS and Brembo Monobloc front brake calipers. Read on to find out if these two changes improve the most popular hypersport in the United States.