Look at this spy photo of the Aprilia Caponord 1200 from Motociclismo and compare it to the shot of the Dorsoduro 1200 below. Same frame, same rear sets, same subframe, same engine, same forks, same brakes, same bars, same mirrors, … Continued
Appropriate, ain’t it, that a two-stroke with a trio of angry expansion chambers should incite a hornets’ nest of online commentary? It started innocently enough – me sending snaps of my 1970 Kawasaki H1 cafe racer to BikeEXIF, but it … Continued
“I think I made the sleekest, sexiest Ural ever,” says Jeff Yarington of Saint Motor Company. Inspired by land speed racers and Shinya Kimura, we think he succeeded. Not bad for an $800 initial investment. Here’s Jeff’s story. Update: The … Continued
Speaking at the launch of the BMW K1600GT/L in South Africa last week, BMW Motorrad VP Hermann Bohrer revealed the existence of a forthcoming adventure tourer from the company’s Italian dirt bike brand, plus two maxi scooters believed to draw … Continued
Last Saturday we dropped by Fontucky’s Auto Club Speedway to watch Chip Yates’ first test with his new 240bhp/365lb-ft electric motor and his new wheelie control software. Impressive is an understatement. Beating his previous best lap time of 1:39 by … Continued
OMG, it’s the 2012 Honda Goldwing! The big news this year is that there’s some new two-tone colors that make the big honkin’ tourer look more svelte and less groß. That’s achieved by accentuating the frame’s line though the bike … Continued
Our German buddy Jochen just spent the day in South Africa riding the BMW K1600GT and BMW K1600GTL. These are his first photos and first impressions having literally just climbed out of the plush saddle. — Ed.