Since its launch in August, we’ve ridden the Honda NC700X on both street and track and come away impressed with its jack-of-all-trades ability. At just $7,499 and averaging 64mpg, it’s one of the most practical, economical bikes there is. Not … Continued
Early in January, my phone rang. Sandor Bitter was on the line, the only real Hungarian road racer. By “real” I mean the Isle of Man TT, Northwest 200, Ulster and Macau. He wanted to tell me that he’d just … Continued
The Best Bar in America is a film about man’s epic motorcycle road trip where he visits bars across the American West on his 1960 BMW R60/2 with a Velorex side car. The adventure consisted of 93 days, 11,000 miles … Continued
The R1200GS is BMW’s highest-selling, most important model. So, when it came time to design the new one, it wasn’t take-chances/weird-color BMW that designed it, it was uber-conservative/tradition-first BMW. The existing lines became sharper and simpler. But rather than throw … Continued
My father, an avid motorcyclist, died in October, 2011, at the age of 63. I have spent the past 18 months settling his affairs and, in the words of the probate court, distributing his assets, which included five motorcycles. His … Continued
The 2013 BMW R1200GS’s engine is a bit of a pickle in that, while yes it is now water-cooled, it’s only partially so. How the heck does that work?
A roadster is a naked motorcycle that has performance and agility like a sport bike – they still have a comfortable riding position for the rider. They are not outright sport bikes but they do retain some of the specs … Continued