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  • 2016 Yamaha XT250 | Buyer's Guide

    2016 Yamaha XT250 | Buyer’s Guide

    Keeping the Honda CRF250L in sight, Yamaha has designed the fuel-injected XT250 with light off-road duties in mind (the WR250R is for the serious dirt rider), and made it appealing to new riders with a low seat height and mildly performing motor.

  • 2016 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight | Buyer's Guide

    2016 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight | Buyer’s Guide

    You can see the big change for the 2016 Harley-Davidson Sportster Forty-Eight right up front—beefed-up brace-enhanced forks and triple clamps. Inside the new 39mm forks is cartridge damping, while the front Michelin Scorcher 31 tire is a 130/90 beast on a 16-inch wheel. The Forty-Eight also gets a new seat that sits a bit lower, and underneath it is a wrench for adjusting the preload on the new emulsion shocks.

  • 2016 Honda RC213V-S | Motorcycle Buyer's Guide

    2016 Honda RC213V-S | Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide

    So often a conservative company, Honda does have a rebellious streak–and things don’t get much wilder than the hyper-expensive 2016 Honda RC213V-S. Putting the price into the stratosphere is the fact that the bike is very much last year’s MotoGP bike brought to the street with as few changes as possible.