Alvaro Bautista goes Aprilia in MotoGP

Just hours after it announced it would return to MotoGP one year ahead of schedule, Aprilia announced it has signed current MotoGP Gresini Honda rider Alvaro Bautista to a two-year contract. Bautista won the 125 World Championship for Aprilia back in 2006 and started out on the Italian company’s 125s. Now in his fifth year in MotoGP, […]

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Kawasaki Announces 2015 Vulcans

Today Kawasaki released the list of its not-particularly-updated but available in 2015 returning models in the Vulcan line. The big news of these announcements is that the two 1700 Vulcans received a $2,000 price reduction from last year. That’s right, a price reduction. With three Vulcan 900 models slated for next year, all updates these Vulcans received were in the paint choices. Still, for those […]

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Honda Gold Wing Brake Recall – Round 2

While Honda has never seemed like a company to follow the old saw “We do it right because we do it twice,” the company has just announced a second recall of 126,000 GL 1800 and GL 1800A models to address a dragging rear brake problem that is serious enough to potentially cause a fire. We feel comfortable saying that […]

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Can-Am Announces 2015 Spyder F3 and Biketoberfest Contest

Can-Am/BRP has just taken the (photographic) wraps off the 2015 Can-Am Spyder F3! Although little official information is available, we can take some educated guesses based on what we can see in this photo plus the spy shots we published a couple weeks ago. The new, more aggressive front end prominently features a radiator grill, which we expect […]

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Polaris Industries Delivers Ice Bucket Challenge to Dealers + Video

Polaris Industries, Inc.’s CEO and all around good sport, Scott Wine posted an Ice Bucket Challenge video this weekend, calling for all Polaris dealers to accept the challenge. After pointing out Polaris’ long history of support for the fight to end ALSthrough events like the Black Woods Blizzard Tour and pledging to donate $10,000 to ALS research if 100 dealers accept his challenge, […]

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HGTV’s Anthony Carrino Goes “Out of the Way” on his Motorcycle

What does a motorcyclist who has multiple TV shows on the HGTV network do on the weekends to unwind? If you’re Anthony Carrino, one of the two cousins in three successful DIY shows featuring the word cousins (Kitchen Cousins, Cousins on Call, and Cousins Undercover), you combine your passion for motorcycling with your knack for television and produce a web series […]

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Harley-Davidson Motorclothes Turns to 3M For Conspicuous Riding Gear

Motorcyclists should always be concerned with their conspicuity. Never is this more important than in the rain or after dark where vision is severely limited. The Motorclothes division of Harley-Davidson decided highlight its riding gear – literally. First, 3M’s Scotchlite Reflective Material was chosen because of the extremely high percentage of light returned to its source when compared to other material. What that […]

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“The Meet” Vintage Motorcycle Show This Saturday

The stage is set for ”The Meet at ACM” motorcycle show this weekend in Tacoma, WA. While festivities will begin on Friday evening, America’s Car Museum (ACM) will host the third annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Organizers expect 450 vintage motorcycles and scooters from all over the nation to attend. “The Meet” Vintage Motorcycle […]

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