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Avon Tyres Blood Bikes

Avon Tyres + Blood Bikes = Motorcycles Saving Lives

We’ve all heard of blood banks, but this is the first time we have heard of blood bikes. Leicestershire & Rutland Blood Bikes is...
Lieback’s Lounge: FTR—The Savior From Winter Misery?

Lieback’s Lounge: FTR—The Savior From Winter Misery?

When I found myself cleaning the tire treads on my Multistrada 1200, I knew the winter madness had returned.
Editor’s Letter, March 2021: Vive l'automatique!

Ultimate Motorcycling Editor’s Letter, March 2021: Vive l’automatique!

Testing the 2021 Honda Rebel 1100 DCT for this issue reminded me of something fundamental—motorcycles need to be accessible to new riders. Although we’ve...

2021 Daytona Fantasy Supercross Tips (16 Fast Facts)

The Daytona Supercross is the midway point in the 2021 Monster Energy Supercross Championship Series. There are eight rounds in the book, and there...

Laurin & Klement Slavia B – The Birth of Škoda Motorsports 120 Years Ago

Czechs Václav Laurin and Václav Klement founded their bicycle manufacturing company in Mladá Boleslav, Bohemia, in 1895. The company, Laurin & Klement, started a...

86 Gear Motorcycles Yamaha XT630 Supermoto: Restomod Special

Sometimes the route to a custom build is a short one. An idea pops into a builder's head, and the process begins. Other times,...

A Motorcyclist’s Dream: Unstuck In Time On Two-Wheels

The sun is rising and the road ahead of me is perfect. I’m headed from the Salton Sea along Box Canyon Road to Joshua...
Montana Allows Motorcycle Filtering

Montana Allows Motorcycle Lane-Filtering: Common Sense Prevails

Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has signed SB 9, which will allow motorcycles to filter through stopped and slow-moving vehicles beginning on October 1. Two...

Total Control 1-Day Premier Course Review: California Safety Program

Perhaps you rode dirt bikes as a child and never took your license test, or your new acting job might require that you are...

2021 Arlington 1 Fantasy Supercross Tips (7 Fast Facts)

It was a must-win night for Eli Tomac at Daytona, and the defending Monster Energy AMA Supercross Champion came through with a win. With...
The 1981 Yamaha XJ750RH Seca has an unusual, sculpted look and a raft of features most other 750s of its day just didn’t offer.

1981 Yamaha Seca XJ750RH: Even After 40 Years It Hasn’t Mellowed

Looking back on it, I am amazed that I have owned this 1981 Yamaha XJ750RH Seca for 28 of its 40 years. What’s more, I...

Shoei RF-1400 Review: Premium Motorcycle Helmet

There is a lot to like about the new Shoei RF-1400 helmet, and the evolution of the RF line-up can be traced back over...
With still-frozen Sunday Lake and a dazzling blue sky as background, my 1985 Honda VT500 Shadow was on the road for its first ride of 2021.

A Tale of Two First Rides—of 2021, That Is (Honda Magna, Yamaha Seca).

In less than 300 miles, spring looked like winter again Wouldn’t you think that after riding motorcycles for more than 47 years and snowmobiles and...

2021 Arlington 3 Fantasy Supercross Tips (11 Fast Facts)

With six rounds remaining in the 2021 Monster Energy AMA Supercross Championship Series, chaos and predictability continue to do battle. At A2, Ken Roczen...

Life Comes At You Fast: Ultimate Motorcycling Editor’s Letter, 4/21

One of my favorite sayings is, "Life comes at you fast." I do my best to slow it down, but I'm not always successful. When...