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Here are the latest Ultimate Motorcycling motorcycle reviews, along with tests of all gear and parts, including jackets, helmets and tires.

2010 Harley-Davidson Road Glide review

2010 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Custom | Retro Review

The 2010 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Custom is a fantastic in-town bike and welcomes the open road, as long as that road keeps speeds under a mile a minute.
2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Review horsepower

2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide Review | 9 Fast Facts

We take the 2018 Harley-Davidson Sport Glide out for an extended spin on the day it was revealed to the world. Here's our First Ride Review.
BMW HP4 Race Review

2018 BMW HP4 Race Review | 12 Fast Facts

We head to Circuit of the Americas for an exclusive ride on the BMW HP4 Race, a carbon-fiber motorcycle that weighs 377 lbs. and creates 215 horsepower.
Bell Star MIPS Helmet thunderhill

Bell Star MIPS Helmet Review | Slip-Plane Technology

Bell invited Ultimate Motorcycling out to Thunderhill Raceway Park, the perfect proving grounds to evaluate the all-new Bell Star MIPS helmet.
2018 Kawasaki KX450F handling

2018 Kawasaki KX450F Review | Race Tested

The 2018 Kawasaki KX450F works great for its intended purpose—racing. It is a motorcycle you can race bone stock that offers easy tuning and setup.
Ducati 999R Review

2005 MV Agusta F4 vs. Ducati 999R | Superbike Motorcycle Comparision

Two of the very finest, highly pedigreed superbikes bred carefully by two very different Italian manufacturers take the term “exotica” to another level. These two machines are very much alike—though clearly very different. Varied interpretations on a theme, these storied Italian factories steeped in racing heritage arrive at almost exactly the same point, yet via very different routes. The lucky rider who gets to experience both machines will be absolutely spoiled for choice.
2018 Ducati Monster 821 price

2018 Ducati Monster 821 Review | 12 Fast Facts (Video)

With customizable electronics, a Quickshifter and Multimedia system, the 2018 Ducati Monster 821 is arguably the perfect every-day bike. Here's our review.
BMW S 1000 XR turn

BMW S 1000 XR Review | From the Alps to the Track

The BMW S 1000 XR provides all-day comfortable, and has a full suite of 21st century electronics and screaming S 1000 RR engine. Here's our review.
Viking Cycle Freedom Denim Vest | Motorcycle Gear Review

Viking Cycle Freedom Denim Vest | Motorcycle Gear Review

The Viking Cycle Freedom Denim vest is a fresh take on a classic bit of riding gear that works well and is built to last. Here's our review.
2018 Honda CRF250R skidplate

2018 Honda CRF250R First Ride Review | 16 Fast Facts

With useful power modes, wonderfully balanced suspension, intuitive handling, and a confident feel, the 2018 Honda CRF250R is categorically race-ready.
2018 Honda Gold Wing Review at Motegi

2018 Honda Gold Wing First Ride Review | 11 Fast Facts + Video

The new 2018 Honda Gold Wing is simply a quantum leap of an improvement, and there’s no easy way to break that to you if you own a previous iteration.
2017 Yamaha YZ250FX Review

2017 Yamaha YZ250FX Review | Long-Term Test

The 2017 Yamaha YZ250FX has become our go-to bike for just about everything—from tight single-track to wide-open desert racing, the YZ250FX does it all.
2017 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory urban

2017 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory Long Term Test | A Tuono Summer

Between its hardware updates and electronic updates, the 2017 Aprilia Tuono V4 1100 Factory stands to reassert its dominance in the upright sport market.
Pando Moto M65 Motorcycle Jacket Review

Pando Moto M65 Camo Review | Fashion-Forward Motorcycle Jacket

If you’re looking for something stylish that would be great for a lower-speed cruise, the Pando Moto M65 is an option to consider.
2018 Kawasaki KLX250 for sale

2018 Kawasaki KLX250 Review | 11 Fast Facts

We took the 2018 Kawasaki KLX250 - now finally fuel injected! - out and shredded on the street, and pounded it in the dirt.