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.

Screamin’ Eagle Milwaukee-Eight 131ci Stage IV Kit for Softails (8 Fast Facts)

There is now a Harley-Davidson Screamin’ Eagle 131ci engine kit for selected Softail motorcycles running Milwaukee-Eight 114ci and 117cc motors. The Stage IV Kit...

Buyer’s Guide: 2021 Kawasaki Vulcan S, ABS, and Cafe ABS

The three-model Kawasaki Vulcan S family returns for '21, with no changes other than colors and a $100 price increase across the board. Returning...

2021 BMW G 310 GS First Look (6 Fast Facts): ADV and Urban Ready

The smallest GS in the BMW range gets a few upgrades for the coming model year. Let’s take a look at what will be...

2020 Kawasaki Z650 Review (11 Fast Facts – Urban + Sport Motorcycle)

The Kawasaki Z650 is one of our favorite mid-size upright sportbikes and returns for 2020 with a few changes. Smartly leaving the well-developed basic...

2021 Indian Challenger Lineup First Look: Photos, Prices, and Colors

The performance-oriented Challenger bagger lineup from Indian returns for 2021, with three models to choose from. All three 2021 Indian Challenger models get the...

2021 Indian Chieftain Lineup First Look: 3 Big-Inch Baggers

There are three baggers in the 2021 Indian Chieftain lineup, with just a few changes to the motorcycles this year. There are new colors,...

2021 BMW R 18 Test: City and Country Life with the Big Boxer

Let's say we hop into Mr. Peabody's WABAC Machine and set the date for October 1936 and Berlin as a location. With us, we...

Harley-Davidson Tremont Shoes Review: Urban Motorcycle Footwear

In the on-going debate over how much protection is enough, the correct answer for each of us comes from within. Some riders would never...

2021 Indian Springfield Lineup First Look (5 Fast Facts)

There are two motorcycles in the 2021 Indian Springfield lineup, with the standard Springfield focused on longer-distance touring, and the Springfield Dark Horse pulling...

2021 BMW R 18 Review (19 Fast Facts on the First Edition)

Over a year after its concept debut, the 2021 BMW R 18 has made its way to production. Much has been written about its...

2021 Indian Scout Lineup First Look: Five Models (Photos, Specs + Prices)

Although the five-motorcycle Indian Scout lineup is functionally unchanged for 2021—last year was a major expansion of the line—this year, Indian is offering new...

Bee-One Cycles Bomb Boss: V8 Custom Motorcycle

The siren song of the V8 motor is virtually irresistible. Long associated with American automobiles—the first mass-produced car with a V8 was the 1914...

2020 KTM 200 Duke Review: Urban Motorcycle (15 Fast Facts)

Late into 2020, KTM is bringing in the Duke 200 world motorcycle to do battle in the American marketplace and on its roads. Manufactured...

iXS Classic AR Cassidy Motorcycle Jeans Review: Safety + Fashion

I have been wearing the same riding jeans for many years. They look weathered, and the protection is not up to today’s standards. I...

2021 Honda Trail 125 ABS First Look: A Legend Returns

One of the most loved motorcycles in Honda history was the CT90 and CT110 of the 1960s and 1970s. They were the ultimate boondocking...