Pilot USA Launches New Website

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

California-based motorcycle safety gear and apparel brand Pilot USA has just launched a new website. There you can browse its variety of street and track riding gear including its EVO one-piece leather suit. And if you’re really picky, or have a unique body type, Pilot can manufacture a custom one-of-a-kind suit just for you. As always, […]

Honda CBR600RR Track Riding Highlights

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Earlier in the week I had the chance to escape the office and spin some laps at Northern California’s Sonoma Raceway with Z2 Track Days at the helm of our long-term Honda CBR600RR. It’s been months since I’ve spent anytime aboard our trusty street bike but from the moment I rolled onto the circuit every […]

Riding a Ducati 1199 Panigale Off Road

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Sportbikes are one of the most versatile genres of motorcycles built. To prove it the folks at Portland, Oregon’s MotoCorsa tweaked a Ducati 1199 Panigale for use off-road. Besides the fitment of dual-sport tires, a skid plate and lifting the suspension slightly, it is basically the same bike that anyone can buy at your dealer, minus […]

Shoei Releases RF-1200 Motorcycle Helmet

Monday, October 21, 2013

After a four year production run, premium Japanese motorcycle helmet brand, Shoei has released the successor to its  fantastic RF-1100. The new RF-1200 builds upon its legacy for building the most high-quality and technically advanced helmets on the market. Watch this video which showcases some of its updated features in action, on the road. Available […]

VP Racing Fuels High Gear Music Video

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

VP Racing Fuels is known for cranking up the volume on whatever you ride or drive. In this video however the company shifts gears by producing a satirical music video. The video clowns on motorsport and film stereotypes and is worth a giggle if for nothing else than for seeing slow motion smoky burnouts and […]

Ducati 899 Panigale Reader Answers

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Earlier this week we asked readers to submit questions pertinent to Ducati’s new Panigale 899. As predicted it rained during our test so we didn’t get very much riding time (about 30 minutes) and the time we did was on a brand new track, in slightly hazardous conditions. Even still the 899 was a surprisingly […]

Ducati 899 Panigale Questions Answered

Monday, October 7, 2013

Choosing a new sportbike is always tough. So in addition to the First Ride review we want to give our loyal readers the opportunity to ask questions in regards to what it’s like to ride Ducati’s new 899 Panigale. Right now the weather forecast is calling for rain (we’re riding the bike at Imola in […]

Video of 2014 Motus MST in Utah

Friday, October 4, 2013

Motus has released a new promotional video for its pushrod V-Four-powered sport-touring creations. Check out the video, which is beautifully shot on the high desert backroads of Utah. Amazing footage courtesy of Motus via YouTube.

Proper Motorcycle Riding Technique Video

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

We can all become better motorcycle riders. The other day a friend passed me along this video that outlines some of the body techniques that come into play when riding a sportbike. After watching the video five or six times and really understanding every movement, I put on a fresh tank top and my favorite […]

Two Brothers Honda Grom Parts Coming Soon

Thursday, September 19, 2013

Honda’s $2999 Grom is an aftermarket tuner’s dream come true. Considering the simplicity of the Grom’s design, it is ripe for possible performance upgrades and hop-up parts. Southern California’s Two Brothers Racing is almost ready to release its $529.98 S1R full exhaust system. Two Brothers claims an 10% increase in peak power as well as […]