Kawasaki Issues Recall on 09-10 Vulcan Motorcycle

Kawasaki has initiated a Recall campaign to repair all eligible units. The repair consists of replacing the Electronic Control Unit (ECU). On some eligible units, the vehicle may stall under deceleration due to an improper setting of the Electronic Control Unit (ECU). This could create the potential for a crash, resulting in injury or death. […]

Mavizen TTX02: An electric bike designed for racing

Mavizen TTX02 Specs Chassis Frame type: Powder coated Chromium-Molybdenum trellis Rake (fork angle): 23.3° Trail: 90 mm Front suspension: WP-USD, 43 mm Front suspension travel: 120 mm Rear suspension: WP-Monoshock Rear suspension travel: 125 mm Dimensions Front tire*: 120/70-17 Rear tire*: 190/55-17 Front brakes: Double disc. Brembo Front brakes diameter: 320 mm Rear brakes: Single […]

Honda takes aim at Ninja with new 250CBR

2011 Honda CBR250R Specs Engine Engine Type: 249.4cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke Bore and Stroke: 76mm x 55mm Compression Ratio: 10.7:1 Valve Train: DOHC; four valves per cylinder Induction: PGM-FI, 38mm throttle body Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance Transmission: Six-speed Chassis Suspension: Front: 37mm fork Rear: Pro-Link single shock with five positions of spring […]

Capirossi back on a Ducati

MotoGP veteran Loris Capirossi will play out his final racing season with the team he began his top-flight career with, Ducati. In a move widely predicted to happen for several months, Capirossi will make the switch from Suzuki to the Pramac Ducati team for 2011. The rider, now 37 years old, was the youngest world […]

New helmets inflate upon impact

By now, most riders should know the safety benefits of wearing motorcycle helmets. Yet many have still chosen not to adopt this important and potentially life-saving benefit for a number of reasons. Some riders feel like motorcycle helmets are uncomfortable or inconvenient to carry around. The team at Hovding in Sweden have engineered a potential […]

Trail Tracker iPhone App Review

Trail Tracker is an easy-to-use app for trail enthusiasts. It allows users to quickly find off-road trails and download detailed trail information such as trail maps, rating, distance, duration, elevation gain/loss and photos. You can also browse trails, learn about trail history and access insider trail tips. Or you can follow, connect with and learn […]

RANGER RZR 4 Takes the Blue Water Desert Classic

A RANGER RZR 4, piloted by Polaris Regional Sales Manager Matt Parks, took first place both days and first overall, in the Pro UTV Class, at the Best In The Desert, Blue Water Desert Challenge this past weekend, in Parker, Arizona. The Holz-built RANGER RZR 4, nicknamed the “Baja Bobsled,” worked flawlessly and was victorious […]

Honda, Yamaha, poised to make splash in Milan

Milan is typically known for its fashion shows, but if early signs are any indication, this year’s motorcycle show will be the talk of the town. After the recession forced several manufacturers to cut back on their exhibits in 2008 and 2009, many companies are making a return to the 68th Annual International Motorcycle Show, […]

ATV riding around the Grand Canyon

ATV riders are always looking for a great spot to really let loose and explore some varied terrain. There are many ATV locations all across the country, but few are as epic as the area around the Grand Canyon’s North Rim. Taking inventory of their surroundings, riders will be forgiven if they think they’ve been […]

Ironman tests bike, ATV endurance

Even seasoned motorsports fans have likely not had a chance to experience the drama and intensity that is an Ironman Race. Some lucky spectators got to do just that at the GNCC Ironman competition held over the weekend in Crawfordsville, Indiana. These specialized off-road competitions truly push the vehicles and riders to the limit, stretching […]