When touring on motorcycles, things don’t always go as planned. Bikes breakdown, road construction happens, restaurants unexpectedly close, and there's rain. Take it in stride, you could be safely at home sitting on the couch binge watching Netflix but you chose to experience life and life is unpredictable.
On its own, the HJC RPHA 90 is a premium modular helmet that effectively addresses the needs of a touring rider, while also being a practical choice for urban riders who like the advantages of a pivoting chin bar.
If you like most of the functionality of the Gold Wing Tour and don’t need the trunk or a few other features, the standard Gold Wing is a perfect buy. We instantly fell in love with the Gold Wing Tour, and the 2018 Honda Gold Wing reignites that passion.
Without a doubt, the Ducati SportClassic GT 1000 is the ultimate in a gentleman's touring mount. It provides the style, grace, performance and, importantly, the comfort that an experienced rider needs to cover considerable distances while retaining the visceral impact of motorcycling. Here's a retro review.
Bridgestone’s design objective for its all-new Battlax Adventure A41 and Battlax Sport Touring T31 tires is seemingly simple—increase rider feel and confidence without sacrificing wear and durability. We head to Morocco to put both tires to the test across a wide variety of terrain.
Return To Italy: The Three Amigos on Motorcycles Last year, I went riding in Italy with my two amigos for the fifth time in seven years...
As part of its April celebration of AMA Go Ride! Month, the American Motorcyclist Association is providing the April issue of its membership magazine, American Motorcyclist, free online. Feature stories in the magazine include AMA Go Ride! Month, touring South Africa, changes in MotoAmerica classes and more.
Of all Leod Escapes tours, Australia consistently runs the smoothest and that’s largely due to the Australian attitude. From food, to race tracks, to absurdly cute animals, even cheap travel souvenirs, the Australian Curves to Phillip Island delivers.
Polaris Industries, Inc. is recalling all 2015-2018 Polaris Slingshot "autocycles" due to seat issues. Polaris says that 24,235 units are affected.
When Polaris rolled out the three-wheeled Slingshot model back in 2014, it kicked up a lot of interest and excitement, but also some confusion in regards to licensing. The new Autocycle classification resolves these issues.
No matter the street environment, the Shoei Neotec II has an integrated solution to get the job done, making it one of the most versatile lids on the market. Whether you’re touring the country or just getting to the office during the week, the Shoei Neotec II’s has raised the bar when it comes to a modular helmet.
For the fourth-straight year, the Why We Ride to the Quail motorcycle tour will benefit brain tumor awareness by donating all proceeds to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation. This year's ride is set for May 3 through 5, beginning in historic Moorpark, Calif., and ends at The Quail Motorcycle Gathering.
For those who do more hot-weather riding, but still want a multi-season three-quarter jacket with waterproofing, Joe Rocket has introduced the Phoenix Ion Summit. The highlights of the sub-$300 jacket are a mesh construction for comfort in hot-weather riding, and a full-sleeve waterproof liner.
Wisconsin has been called the Winter Wonderland. With good reason; you have to wonder what will happen next. In recent years, the weather has been more than a little unexpected at times, leaving us to wonder. Of course, we have long used the old saying, “Don’t like the weather? Wait five minutes—it’ll change.”
Due the wide varieties of OEM motorcycle tire sizes, Dunlop Motorcycle Tires has released new tires across its Sportmax and Elite 4 touring series lineups.