Off the Line: Yamaha Introduces The New XSR900

XSR900 gray riding

If you were to strip down a Yamaha FZ-09 to just its chassis and drivetrain then redress it with more curves and a few dashes of old school styling and a bit of  street tough attitude you’d end up with Yamaha’s newest model the XZR900. While they come from the same blood line, the Yamaha XSR900 is […]

Harley-Davidson Sportster Suspension Upgraded For 2016

2016 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight and Iron 883

Sportster Suspension Upgrades Brought By Popular Demand One of Harley-Davidson’s most prized motorcycles for both new and veteran riders is the Sportster. These motorcycles are commonly modified into café​ racers, street trackers and scramblers. Even though these bikes have been one of the manufacturer’s largest staple rides, Sportsters have been known to have less than desirable […]

Yamaha Announces Retro-Inspired XSR700

Forest Green Yamaha XSR700 Scrambler Style Motorcycle

There’s no doubt the retro craze in the motorcycle manufacturing industry is in full swing. Another modern classic design that pulls its roots from its vintage motorcycles is Yamaha with the XSR700. Chaparral Motorsports posted a few weeks back the emergence of a new model for Yamaha coming in November to dealerships. This new motorcycle […]

Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part II

Cruiser and helmet

The design that started the vintage motorcycle helmet aesthetic started during the World War II era, which relied on a shell helmet with large goggles. Once the motorcycle craze began in the 1960s and 1970s, the designs began to alter with the times. Nowadays, there are various types of helmets, but one design that always […]

Vintage And Retro Style Motorcycle Helmets: Part I

Vintage bikes parked under palm trees

Vintage motorcycle gear has increased in popularity due to the Internet and the accessibility to these items. Whether riders scour the Web on auction or collector sites, there’s definitely a craving for vintage gear. On the other hand, many motorcycle apparel manufacturers have noticed the trend in vintage designs and released their own versions of the […]

Royal Enfield Production On The Rise

Royal Enfield bikes in action

Royal Enfield motorcycles recently made an announcement to increase its production line and start making more of their iconic street bike models throughout the next few years. For many Indians, getting a Royal Enfield motorcycle, what is often considered the Harley-Davidson of India, was no easy task. The vintage-inspired motorcycle company has been manufacturing motorcycles since […]

Vintage Style Is Key With Torc Route 66 T-50 Motorcycle Helmets

Torc Route 66 T-50 Open Face Helmets Title

A lot goes into deciding what cool motorcycle helmet to choose, but it ultimately comes down to what fits your style and comfort. Motorcycle helmets should be completely in-tune with how you feel on your motorcycle, because if a helmet doesn’t fit right, it will cause you to be side-tracked with adjusting and fixing it […]

Yamaha Reveals XV950 Racer To The Public

2015 Yamaha XV950 Racer

One of the more anticipated releases of 2015 is the Yamaha XV950 Racer, which was finally been revealed to the public. The newly released images and teaser YouTube video of the Racer show exactly why they chose the name. The XV950 Racer serves as a sporty ride for those wanting a new café racer style motorcycle. The Racer […]

Triumph Motorcycles Sales Mark Highest European Bike Sales In North America

2012 Triumph America - Action

In the U.S., it’s not easy for motorcycle manufacturers to challenge the vast number of Japanese and domestic bike sales in the nation. However, one company that is quickly attracting more riders is Triumph, a British motorcycle manufacturer. Triumph recorded some of its highest sales of all time in North America during the month of […]

Motorcycle World Seeing More Female Riders

2015 Yamaha YFZ-R3 - Desert Riding

While most people envision the roar of a motorcycle and expect to see a male rider on the saddle, more female riders are disproving the gender stereotype. According to the Long Beach Press-Telegram, several riders gather in front of Dues Ex Machina in Venice, California, with their modified and custom-built vintage Hondas, BMWs, Ducatis and choppers. Some […]