Last Sunday, I was in sore need of a motorcycle ride. All I had in my garage was a 672lbs chopper. I heard there was snow in the San Bernadino mountains. Good combination?
When Wes told me we were getting a 2012 Suzuki GSX-R600 for an upcoming episode of RideApart TV I immediately called dibs (something I do very rarely). He seemed surprised until I reminded him that, in all of my years … Continued
Today, Honda announced its CB1100F retro standard will be going on-sale in the US priced at $9,999. A week or so ago, we got to ride it. The big inline-four promises to recapture the character of classic Hondas in a … Continued
What do you want out of a motorcycle helmet? All-day comfort? Good ventilation? A visor that won’t fog no matter what? Aerodynamics that keep it stable and comfy at high speeds, even when turning your head? Probably stuff like low … Continued
“Well, it’s not the ultimate BDR machine,” says Touratech’s Paul Guillien. “But, it’s something that’s very fun on dirt, and works well when riding two-up or street touring.” Those comments, made after riding the bike 700 miles along the Colorado … Continued
The Schuberth SR1 is amazing. No, really. The first time you try it on, you’ll stop dead in your tracks and reevaluate what you previously considered acceptable in terms of fit and construction. Every line, every pad, every panel and … Continued
That awkward moment when an ER doctor feels around your spine, convinced your back must be broken and you have to explain to them that no, you’re not like other motorcyclists, you wear safety gear and your spine’s just fine. … Continued