Urban

From naked sportbikes to cafe racers, the Urban motorcycle scene continues to garner popularity from Long Beach to Brooklyn. Here’s where you’ll find all the latest about urban motorcycles, from gear reviews to bike tests.

MotoSolutions Raincoat Review: Rain Repellant Coating For Plastic

MotoSolutions Raincoat is not a raincoat. Instead, it is a water-repellant coating that helps you see better when riding in the rain. You apply...

Editor’s Letter – May 2022: Gear Up! [Musings on Riding Apparel]

The joy of motorcycle riding goes far beyond simply sitting in the seat and turning the throttle. My fun begins with the process of...

Lucas Deep Clean Review [Fuel System Cleaner for Motorcycles]

Lucas Oil Products started out with Forrest Lucas developing oil stabilizers and fuel additives in response to problems he saw over his 20 years...

LS2 Valiant II Helmet Review [Modular For Motorcycle Touring]

My touring modular helmet just aged out, so I went looking for my next all-day, all-weather modular helmet. The LS2 Valiant II is a...

2023 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy First Look [9 Fast Facts; 35 Photos; Video]

There’s a fourth member of Yamaha’s neo-retro XSR family—the 2023 Yamaha XSR125 Legacy. It features the same motor as the MT-125 though there are...

Xelement CF5050 Morph Jacket Review [Textile Motorcycle Apparel]

Motorcycle riding gear should be tough. It’s cool if it looks tough, too. It should be versatile and all-around protective. It doesn’t hurt if...

2022 Kawasaki Z650RS Review [10 Fast Facts: Retro-Style Motorcycle]

The 2022 Kawasaki Z650RS runs with the adage “look good, feel good,” appealing to our senses with ravishing retro garb, harkening back to the...

Justin Bieber X Vespa First Look [Limited Edition Scooter]

We all remember the paparazzi photos of Justin Bieber from 10 years ago, as he was wobbling through LA traffic on a Ducati Superbike...
2022 Royal Enfield Classic 350 Coming To America: Indian Military

2022 Royal Enfield Classic 350 Coming To America [Fast Facts]

The 2022 Royal Enfield Classic 350 we told you about back in September is confirmed as a US model. The vertical-single motor, peashooter muffler,...
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Kawasaki ZX 5K Boost First Look [Shoes by Adidas Originals]

Adidas and Kawasaki are at it again with the new Kawasaki ZX 5K Boost shoes by Adidas Originals. If you think the Trans-Pacific non-technical...

Cardo Packtalk Edge Test [Prototype First Ride Review]

So, like many riders, you rock a Bluetooth-powered intercom on your helmet for the myriad reasons riders do this. You might want GPS directions,...

Moto Parilla Carbon First Look: Thoroughly Modern Electric Moped

No doubt about it—mopeds have come a long way since the days of smokey two-strokes in wobbly pressed-steel frames. The Moto Parilla Carbon brings...

2022 Ducati Streetfighter V2 Review [14 Fast Facts: Street + Track]

The streetfighter formula is simple: Take one thoroughbred supersport or superbike, hold the full fairings, and add a taller handlebar mated to a comfier...

MGear Gadget Wallet 3.0 Review [A Multi-Purpose Tool, Too]

If you’re familiar with Ultimate Motorcycling, you know we love gadgets, with yours truly perhaps being the most severely afflicted. I’ve had the chance...

Cardo Packtalk Edge First Look [9 Fast Facts For Communications]

The mesh-equipped Cardo Packtalk series of motorcycle intercoms continues to expand. We’ve already reviewed the Packtalk Bold, Packtalk Black, and Packtalk Slim. Now, we’re...