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Honda V30 Magna at 30 - Vintage Motorcycle Tales

Honda V30 Magna at 30 – Vintage Motorcycle Tales

Honda V30 Magna In 1984 Honda’s VF500C V30 Magna raised the bar on 500cc performance, so how’s it doing 30 years later? When Honda introduced the...
BSA Triumph 350 Promos

Sad Case of the Triumph Bandit/BSA Fury 350: What Might Have Been

With development starting in 1968, the 350cc Triumph Bandit and its BSA Fury 350 counterpart were to hit the showrooms in the 1971 model year.
Ducati Multistrada on street

So You Want To Be a Better Rider? Let’s Talk Motorcycle Training

So you want to be a better rider? Here’s my story, along with some insight on how to find the correct motorcycle training program that works for you.
Bosch display of motorcycle technology

Pinnacle of Motorcycle Technology? It’s Only the Beginning

Although it feels like we’re at the peak of motorcycle development, if you fast forward 30 years from now, one can only imagine how much more innovation is possible.

Motorcycle ABS: Skepticism Debunked

Lieback's Corner (#17) / 5.16.2012

When testing new motorcycles, judging the worthiness of a bike's Antilock Braking can become quite enjoyable.

The ultimate ABS system will act almost undetectable, and the ultimate test of such a system involves the fun factor of trying to lock up the wheels at high speeds, both on dry and wet pavement.

Motorcycle Memoir | 1st Ride was the Worst - Even 40 years later!

Motorcycle Memoir | 1st Ride was the Worst – Even 40 Years Later!

After 40 years of riding, I recall my first ride ever on my Honda CJ360T, and how the motorcycle got its rather inauspicious start.
Kymco Like 150i Review

America, It’s Time We Embrace the Scooter

America, it’s time to embrace the scooter and mini-bike. They’re affordable, allow for easy mobility, and will be a gateway into the motorcycling world.
Rossi & Lorenzo Heal Old Wounds | Exchange Kidneys as Peace Offering

Rossi & Lorenzo Heal Old Wounds | Exchange Kidneys as Peace Offering

The feud between MotoGP stars Valentino Rossi and Jorge Lorenzo has grown to new heights and to calm the troubled waters between the two. To reconcile their differences, the two decided that it would be best if they exchanged kidneys as a sign of peace, not just among racers but among nations as well.
Editor’s Choice: Top 10 Favorite Motorcycle Stories of 2016 BMW Scrambler

Editor’s Choice: Top 10 Favorite Motorcycle Stories of 2016

From the Moto Guzzi MGX-21 to the Ducati Monster 1200 S to the Harley-Davidson Milwaukee Eight, here are our Top 10 Favorite Motorcycle Stories of 2016.
Top Chromed-Out Harley Knuckle at Fall Slimey Crud Run 2016

Top 10 Highlights of the Fall 2016 Slimey Crud Run | The Usual Suspects

From Halloween rat bikes to beautiful Triumph cafe racers to Harley Knuckleheads, here are our top 10 highlights of the fall 2016 Slimey Crud Run.

Itching with Motorcycle Travel Bugs

Lieback's Corner (#8) / 6.24.2011

On a short, early-morning ride today aboard the VFR, a few bugs hit me - both physically and psychologically.

The first few as I traveled my self-described "Mountain Course" were physical bugs, which spotted the Arai's visor with cream-colored splats, followed by some greens and reds.

The MotoGP Series | A History to 2005

Somehow, I ended up in the same corner of the Castrol Honda Superbike hospitality tent as MotoGP World Champion Valentino Rossi and his friends while attending a World Superbike race at Misano, near Rimini and Riccione, on Italy's Adriatic Coast. I sat a few tables away and watched as Rossi's party chatted and ate prosciutto, apparently enjoying a relaxed day at the track.
 
All weekend long, thousands of Italians had streamed past the Honda hospitality area—its windows wide open to the glorious Italian sunshine.
Five Reasons ‘Why We Ride’ Motorcycles

Five Reasons ‘Why We Ride’ Motorcycles | Moto Commentary

Not all riders are out chasing the type of feeling that’s worth dying for. For majority of those who ride motorcycles, it’s much simpler than that.
Nicky Hayden: An Appreciation

Nicky Hayden: A Personal Appreciation

Nicky never lost that boyish charm, that big grin, and that pure love of sliding the bike. It’s just too cruel and frustrating that he was taken from us.

Monster Energy Supercross Anaheim 1 | Winners and Losers

Monster Energy Supercross Anaheim 1 | Winners and Losers Anaheim 1 is in the books, so let’s take a look at the Winners and Losers...