Make no mistake, the 2011 Kawasaki ZX-10R has one goal and one goal only: to dethrone the BMW S1000RR from its liter bike throne. As far as evaluations of its ability to do so go, top speed is utterly irrelevant … Continued
An uncompromised track bike based on BMW’s air-cooled twin, the HP2 Sport is utterly unique and utterly awesome. But, it’s got one serious flaw: its horrendously uncomfortable. Seriously, I’m physically fit and 30 and 15 minutes on it cripples me … Continued
With the S1000RR, BMW turned its image completely upside down. From pipes and slippers to one-piece leathers. That’s why this custom is so neat, combining classic elements with modern function to subvert both.
This is the 900cc parallel-twin that will power Husqvarna’s first adventurer tourer. Very closely based on the 798cc engine of the BMW F800GS, Husqvarna has not only increased the capacity for more top-end power and stronger low-end torque, but redesigned … Continued
These photos come from Chris Pfeiffer’s stunt tour through Kazakhstan aboard his BMW F800R. The horse, the eagle and the fetching bathrobe are apparently an attempt to relate stunting to traditional Kazakh culture. Somehow, they feel more appropriate than a … Continued
Place your bets now. Here we have yet another take on the classic Car vs. Bike race. Fans of Top Gear have undoubtedly seen these types of comparisons before, and when you stop to think about it, you can figure … Continued
After putting a couple hundred miles on both the BMW K1600GT and BMW K1600GTL on Tuesday, I’m afraid I can’t report that they’re all-day comfortable. You see, even two days later, my thighs are still sore. It’s not a question … Continued