Still something of a fringe motor sport in the United States, supermoto has taken another step toward the mainstream as Yamaha introduces the WR250X for 2008. It is the second Japanese supermoto bike to reach our shores—following the Suzuki DR-Z400SM—but the first with EFI.
Vulcan 900 Review
Well, this one almost slipped by us. When Kawasaki announced the new-for-’07 Vulcan 900 Custom, it’s safe to say that there wasn’t a staff-wide arm wrestling sudden-death tournament to determine who got to ride it first. But, at Kawasaki’s urging that I was really missing something, I skeptically agreed to give the 900 Custom a shot. Really, how exciting could a sub-liter metric cruiser be?