Charlotte, NC – In his quest for a third straight Pro Stock Motorcycle world championship and his sixth overall, Andrew Hines could not be entering the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Countdown to the Championship on a much better note. On the strength of four wins at the past five events and five wins […]
MC Garage The clutch has a tough job to do. It’s responsible for coupling and decoupling the engine from the rear wheel so that you can start, stop, and shift smoothly. The clutch plates are consumable parts that wear with use, so sooner or later they’ll need to be replaced. Fortunately, the process is not […]
Megaphone Making connections and building community are an important part of female motorcycle culture. Social media is contributing to the rise of women’s motorcycle riding groups, building lifelong friendships and female empowerment along the way.
Gear Astars announces 47 new products for spring motorcycle riding. Astars announces 47 new products for spring motorcycle riding.
©Motorcyclist 2016 Dark Horse ©Motorcyclist 2015-16 Chieftain The following report is filed with the NHTSA: Report Receipt Date:November 2, 2015NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V721000Component(s): Service brakes, hydraulicPotential Number of Units Affected: 7,611Manufacturer: Indian Motorcycle Company THE RECALL: Indian Motorcycle Company (Indian) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Chief Classic, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Roadmaster, and 2016 Dark […]
©Motorcyclist KTM sends sends its high-tech V4 RC16 onto the circuit. Test rider Alex Hoffmann carried out three days of comprehensive testing with the MotoGP racing bike at the venue that will see the return of the Motorcycle World Championship in 2016. The performance tests with the bike that has been completely developed in-house by […]
©Motorcyclist New AMA Pro Racing CEO, Michael Lock AMA Pro Racing announced today that its Board of Managers has named longtime motorcycle and automotive executive Michael Lock as the company’s Chief Executive Officer, effective November 1. Lock has served as AMA Pro Racing’s strategic business consultant throughout the 2015 season, and brings to the company […]
They say: Touring the KTM way! We say: Saddlebags and a supermoto mode…oh yeah! This might be the least surprising KTM of all. From the introduction of the 1290 Super Duke R, an astonishing motorcycle that earned this magazine’s Motorcycle of the Year award in 2014 (see 2014 Motorcycle of the Year), you could see […]
©Motorcyclist Yamaha’s sporty FZ-07 parallel twin carries the SV650’s carefree attitude forward into 2015. Sixteen years ago, Suzuki delivered upon us the SV650, a machine some believed cribbed a little too liberally from the Ducati playbook. In our first road test, the late Greg McQuide described the SV pulling away from a much more powerful […]
Excellence in motorcycling isn’t hard to find. From the bottom rung of the ladder to the top, motorcycles are arguably better than ever, bristling with genuinely useful technology and delivering unprecedented levels of power and refinement. What’s more, we’re just now witnessing the birth of a new generation of bikes influenced by the economic collapse […]
Burbank California, One Day Before the Ride We all speak the same language, even if the dialects differ. Over dinner at the Burbank Marriott’s Daily Grill, the jokes leapt over each other like sportive otters, just the way you always do at a family reunion. Most of us have never met, of course. At least […]
With showers of sparks and the cutting of chain in place of ribbons, Harley-Davidson ignites its presence for the grand opening of the Harley-Davidson Rally Point and the official kick-off to the 75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. (Toby Brusseau/AP Images for H-D) Choosing steel and torches over ribbons, Harley-Davidson ignited its presence for the grand opening […]
Lana MacNaughton PORTLAND, Ore. (JUNE 30, 2015) – Harley-Davidson is celebrating 100 years of strong and confident women riders by supporting renowned photographer and motorcyclist Lana MacNaughton and the Highway Runaways Ride. Distinguished for her “Women’s Moto Exhibit,” MacNaughton is leading four of her closest female friends on a cross-country Harley-Davidson motorcycle journey, starting July […]
In a presentation ceremony this week on March 10th at Horner Honda in Salisbury, Maryland, American Honda Finance Corporation Senior Vice President David W. Paul handed long time Honda owner Harry Adler the key to a 2015 Honda CB300F . The motorcycle is the 55th Honda that Adler, 84, has owned. Over the years, Adler […]