Looks Like Ducati Chose to Keep the Right Andrea (News)

June 15, 2017 Dirck Edge Last year, Ducati’s Factory MotoGP team faced a difficult decision when it had to choose between Andrea Dovizioso and Andrea Iannone as a teammate to Jorge Lorenzo for 2017. Iannone won a race last year in Austria – ending a six-year drought by taking the first

2017 Kawasaki Z900 ABS: MD Ride Review (Bike Reports) (News)

If you read our press launch report, you know we were impressed by the new flagship naked from Kawasaki, the Z900. Lightweight, nimble and powerful, the Z900 is priced under $9,000. We asked Kawasaki for a test unit following the launch so that we could further evaluate the bike. Here

2018 Yamaha YZ450F Completely Redesigned with Smartphone Tuning (Bike Reports) (News)

Yamaha announced today a completely new 450F motocrosser incorporating the ability to tune the bike from your smartphone (both Apple and Android phones). Both fueling and ignition timing changes can be adjusted on your smartphone and instantly uploaded to the YZ450F via the bike’s onboard WiFi system. The new YZ450F

Catalunya MotoGP Race Results (News) (Race Results)

June 11, 2017 Dirck Edge Ducati’s Andrea Dovizioso recorded his second MotoGP win in a seven day span earlier today at the Catalunya circuit near Barcelona. Factory Honda riders Marc Marquez and Dani Pedrosa finished in second and third place, respectively. The weather was very hot during the race, and several

2018 Suzuki V-Strom 1000 and 1000XT: MD First Ride (Bike Reports) (News)

When Suzuki introduced the original V-Strom 1000 for the 2002 model year, we frankly fell in love with the machine. From our first test, we knew Suzuki had a winner despite the odd looks and the fact that “race replicas” dominated the market at the time. That smooth, torque-rich 1000

Hardcore Yamaha T7 Production Bike Expected This Fall (Bike Reports) (News)

June 7, 2017 Dirck Edge Is Yamaha about to introduce another production model featuring the brilliant engine from the FZ-07? We are still waiting for the FJ-07 (already introduced as a Tracer model in Europe) sport tourer, which we might see next year in the U.S. Now, Yamaha appears to

Yamaha Unveils Star Venture Luxury Tourer (with videos) (Bike Reports) (News)

Yamaha took the wraps off the luxury touring model it began teasing some time ago. The all-new Star Venture is a massive machine (claimed wet weight is over 950 pounds) with every imaginable comfort and touring amenity as standard equipment. Yes, that includes a reverse gear to make parking easier.