New BMW G 310 R Lightweight Roadster

2016 BMW G 310 R

BMW has recently introduced its G 310 R, a bike slated to act as the patriarch for an entirely new line of small and mid-sized models. BMW unveiled its prototype to the newly-announced G 310 R, in the form of a concept stunt bike at an October auto show in Sao Palo, Brazil. The single-cylinder concept […]

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 […]

Honda’s All-New CBR500R Revealed

2016 Honda CBR500R ABS

At the Tokyo Motor Show, cutting-edge bikes were revealed by the world’s leading motorcycle brands beginning Oct. 29. Among these were Honda, which unveiled a number of new models set to be available in 2016. Among the hot rods soon to be released were Honda’s all-new CBR500R. The 2016 Honda CBR500R is a bike ready to redefine the […]

Kawasaki’s New Ninja ZX-10R

2016 Kawasaki Ninja ZX-10R ABS

In early September, Kawasaki announced that it was releasing a hot new version of its Ninja superbike model – the ZX-10R – for the upcoming year. The new tagline “Get Closer” tantalized Ninja fans and journalists the world over with the promise that the new model wouldn’t be an overhaul of the well-loved design that helped secure […]

Scrambled Egg: ChapMoto Cooks up a Tasty Bolt Scrambler


When Star Motorcycles introduced the Star Bolt several years ago, the new model ticked off a lot of boxes on many motorcyclists’ wants and desires lists. The bike is nimble, lightweight, has great modern styling, and is easy for beginners to ride yet offers enough pep and aggression to keep veteran riders thoroughly entertained. The […]

The Stepson of Anarchy: Chaparral Motorsports’ Battle of the Bolts Build

Double up or strap on a travel bag, this R-Spec is ready for whatever.

This past fall, Star Motorcycles held a contest called Battle of the Bolts, in which Star Motorcycle dealers had the opportunity customize a stock Bolt or Bolt R-spec for a chance to win big prizes. The rules were pretty straight forward, basically you had to use at least $750 worth of Star parts and accessories, […]

Honda Reveals New Specs For 2016 VFR1200X, NC700X and CB500X

2016 Honda VRF1200X DCT

Honda’s New VFR1200X – A Bike Made For Adventure Seekers According to a statement released by Honda, the VFR1200X – its latest model edition added to the previously established adventure lineup already including the CRF1000L Africa Twin – will be released commercially in America for the 2016 year. Honda revealed that it is happy with […]

My First Chopper: A Beginner’s Guide To Buying A Motorcycle

Cruiser on Beach

Entering into the world of high torque and freeway freedom can be a little bit daunting if you’ve never owned a bike before. The following motorcycle buying guide offers some great questions to ask yourself before making the big purchase. 1) What Type Of Rider Are You? Be honest with yourself about your abilities. If your friend […]

Yamaha Recalls Select 2015 YZF-R3 due to weakened upper triple clamp

2015 Yamaha YFZ-R3 - Action

Yamaha Motor Corporation, U.S.A. has decided that a defect which relates to motor vehicle safety exists in certain 2015 YZF-R3 motorcycles. In affected motorcycles, the handle crown (upper triple clamp) could be weakened due to improper casting temperatures during the manufacturing process. The handle crown could crack during operation, causing decreased handling stability that could […]

Introducing The All-New 2016 Ducati Monster 1200 R

2016 Ducati Monster 1200 R

As a grandchild of the original 1992 Ducati M900, the new 2016 Ducati Monster 1200 R is a raw power bike designed for competitive track riding and peak performance. “The designer wanted to communicate the top performance of the Monster 1200 R with a sport, compact and light design,” said Ducati. Their intent with the latest […]