Kawasaki Announces New Z800 ABS

2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS

One of the newest Japanese motorcycles to be released in the U.S. is the 2016 Kawasaki Z800 ABS. This bike is much like its previous model, the Z1000, but the Z800 will give riders more of a middleweight motorcycle. The Z800 ABS is fueled by a 806 cc four-cylinder 16-valve engine that makes it perfect for a […]

Victory Motorcycles Enters Two Electric Motorcycles In Isle Of Man TT Zero Race

Victory Motorcycles Isle of Man TT Zero

A lot of buzz has surrounded electric motorcycles and another manufacture to throw its hat in the race is the American company Victory Motorcycles. Victory recently ran two versions of electric motorcycles in a practice session just before the Isle of Man TT Zero race. In the practice round, six different electric motorcycles were tested, but […]

NHTSA Working To Ban Novelty Motorcycle Helmets

Ambulance medics

With the vast amount of cool motorcycle helmets available on the online market, there are new worries that some equipment is either not certified by the Department of Transportation (DOT) or is being marked DOT-certified without any proof of following federal guidelines. According to a proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), novelty […]

Report: Electric Motorcycles Gaining Popularity


In the world of motorcycle manufacturing, like any industry, bike producers are scrambling to meet the needs of a younger generation and more importantly, Millennials. Providing a motorcycle that fits with everything a younger person would want in a motorcycle is no easy task, but the transition is starting to show that electric motorcycles could be […]

Arai RX-7V Helmet Continues To Impress With Slight Re-Designs

Arai RX-7V

For some of the most top of the line motorcycle helmets on the market, Arai continues to be a well known name. With newly evolved motorcycle helmets released from Arai, there are plenty of options for beginners to the most extreme motorcycle racing experts. Recently, Arai released its newest model, the RX-7V, which uses a […]

Beating The Heat While Riding This Summer

Cruiser Parked Under Sunset

The summer months bring on a lot of additional threats to motorcyclists that many riders are completely unaware of. For instance, the summer heat can cause serious dehydration for riders spending multiple hours on their bike in the sun. Additionally, riders can have overly-thick leathers, boots and gloves, which leads to more distractions from being […]

Preventing Motorcycle Theft: Part II

Motorcycle Lock

While it’s important to know the basics of who is most vulnerable for motorcycle theft and which locations and times see the highest number of crimes, it’s also critical to know what you can do to prevent it. Simply letting your motorcycle go unprotected without any additional locking mechanism or security feature is a recipe […]

Preventing Motorcycle Theft: Part I

Police car lights

Motorcycle theft is a serious issue in the U.S., and it’s always recommended to lock up your bike as much as possible when left unattended. According to a report by the National Insurance Crime Bureau, the summer months from June to September are highest times for motorcycle theft in the U.S. Additionally, July and August see the […]

Summer’s Almost Here: Do You Have The Right Gloves?

Vented Motorcycle Gloves

The temperature is getting much warmer for motorcycle riders on the East Coast and in the Midwest, which means more time out on the bike. With the temperature change, it’s important to adjust your riding gear to the different weather. One piece of motorcycle equipment that riders tend to avoid switching is their gloves. However, […]

How To Teach Motorcycle Riding Basics

New Rider

Do you have a friend or relative who constantly bugs you about your motorcycle and wishes he or she had one as well? The one thing that might be stopping them is your ability to teach them how to ride on their own. Motorcycle teaching takes a lot of responsibility, as those who learn from you will eventually take your knowledge […]