Unveiled yesterday at the International Motorcycle Show in Long Beach, this custom Yamaha R1 is the winner of the Custom Showdown Pro Builder contest. To create it, Sesto Custom Cycles fitted a single-sided, hub-center steered front end, radically stretched and … Continued
Pulling onto a pier for a quick piece to camera, a French journalist from MotoJournal forgets just how wide the panniers are on that new 2013 Yamaha FJR1300. What happens next is sadly predictable when you combine heavy bikes, tall/narrow … Continued
Each year between October and November, the EICMA motorcycle show takes place in Milan, Italy. It is the literal start and end date of the industry calendar. Other trade shows exist, and in earlier times when EICMA was only held … Continued
After two disappointing years at Ducati, here’s the very first photos of Valentino Rossi back on a Yamaha M1. Can he win again? Today’s test at Valencia was beset by heavy rain, so it’s too soon to tell.
The TMAX is hugely innovative in the scooter world for its use of an aluminum spar frame that mounts the motor amidships, not on the swingarm. But, until now, all that’s been hidden under fairly anonymous plastic. Enter Roland Sands…
“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
“Want to go race some vintage motocross tomorrow?” read the text from Jamie. Umm, OK. It wasn’t until the morning of that I realized I had zero experience and no idea what to expect. Won’t lie, I got pretty intimidated … Continued