The first every stock liter bike to cross the 200mph barrier in land speed record racing? It’s not a 193bhp BMW S1000RR or 197bhp 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R, it’s a humble 175bhp Honda CBR1000RR, ridden by a girl.
With a camera to watch the road for you, lights that flash if something goes wrong, a crash sensing computer that automatically calls for help, warnings for bad weather, obstacles and emergency vehicles and assistants to keep you safe from … Continued
You know what sucks? Getting your pride and joy stolen. You know what’s easy? Keeping your bike safe. But doing so isn’t so much a case of fitting an alarm or buying a lock, it’s more a way of thinking … Continued
MCN scooped this spy photo of the 2012 BMW R1200GS being loaded into a van outside a BMW facility in Munich. Previous shots had already suggested water cooling, but this photo appears to confirm it. How? Check out the exhaust … Continued
News of the recent death of Claudio Castiglioni has made the rounds in the motorcycle community, which has been quick to offer sympathy and heap praise on a man seen by some as a visionary. Certainly many of the fruits … Continued
In 2012, the Honda Fireblade or, as we colonials like to call it, a Honda CBR with some big numbers and a couple Rs, turns 20. Time to celebrate, right? Sure, if you can call the relatively minor facelift seen … Continued
American motorcyclists often fancy themselves the most capable, fastest, toughest and most daring on the planet (humble lot are we). Our rocketship sportbikes, huge displacement cruisers and tank-like adventure tourers boast customized performance and an array of after-market farkels that … Continued