The standard seating position puts pressure on the bottom of the spine compromising an otherwise functional riding stance.
2016 Ducati XDiavel First Ride Review

Article - Monday, February 8, 2016

Ducati challenges the American and metric performance V-Twin cruiser division with its Italian-made and techno-rich XDiavel.


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Shoei X-Fourteen Helmet First Look

Article - Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Shoei releases the successor to its X-Twelve road racing helmet, boasting improved aerodynamics, fit, and ventilation with its new X-14 motorcycle lid.


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2016 Ducati 959 Panigale First Ride Review

Article - Tuesday, December 1, 2015

More bang for the buck: Ducati bumps up displacement and performance on its 959 Panigale Superbike. MotoUSA gives it a shakedown test from Valencia, Spain.


The 690 Duke returns to the U.S. for 2016 and gets a number of mechanical updates in addition to a facelift.
2016 KTM 690 Duke First Look

Article - Friday, November 20, 2015

A updated version of KTM’s light and agile 690 Duke returns to the U.S. for 2016.


The sport touring segment is about to get a whole lot more entertaining with the addition of KTM’s 1290 Super Duke GT.
2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT First Look

Article - Thursday, November 19, 2015

Next fall KTM expands its 1290-powered street bike line-up with the addition of a high-performance sport touring mount.


Pictured above is the RSV4 R-FW MISANO - and is a entry level configuration for World Superbike competition.
Aprilia Offers Factory Works RSV4 RR Race Bikes for 2016

Article - Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Works-style factory World Superbike race machinery is finally available for purchase through Aprilia’s Factory Works program in Italy.


In current form, the GSX-R1000 certainly can’t be deemed heavy, however engineers focused on making it the lightest 1000 they’ve ever assembled. Run, turn, stop handling and “rider feel” were also primary design goals.
2017 Suzuki GSX-R1000 Concept Preview

Article - Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Is this the bike Suzuki’s going superbike racing with for 2017? Suzuki releases information on its next generation liter-class sportbike.


Ducati adds displacement to its junior Panigale via a longer stroke engine. Pictured above is the European-spec Panigale 959 featuring a different exhaust configuration compared to the U.S. model.
2016 Ducati 959 Panigale First Look

Article - Monday, November 16, 2015

The Panigale family continues to grow, quite literally with Ducati, again expanding the engine capacity of its “Supermid” and more entry-level (if you can call it that) 959 Panigale Superbike.


Yamaha expands its three-cylinder road bike line with the neo-classic XSR900.
2016 Yamaha XSR900 First Look

Article - Monday, November 16, 2015

Contemporary performance and neo-classic styling. That’s what Yamaha’s all-new XSR900 street bike is all about. Learn more in this first look article.


Power and plenty of it. The Z800’s engine is smooth, peppy and fun to thrash around on.
2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS First Ride Review

Article - Monday, November 9, 2015

Muscular styling, a natural around town riding position, and a punchy, yet smooth plus-sized middleweight engine—that’s what Kawasaki’s Z800 ABS is all about. Find out more in this First Ride Review.