MotorcycleUSA.com attended the 2008 Kawasaki motorcycle dealer show to learn all about the new green machines. Watch the video and then read the story at www.motorcycle-usa.com
MotorcycleUSA.com took a Edelweiss motorcycle tour through the Alps and into Germany to participate in BMW Motorrad Days. Watch the video and then read the story on www.motorcycle-usa.com
Unless you are an avid trials rider, or recent emigrant from Southern Europe, the chances of you being intimately, or even remotely familiar with Beta Motor Company is likely slim. MotorcycleUSA.com didn't know much about the Italian firm either until receiving an invitation to attend the 2008 Dealer Meeting in Central California with American Beta.
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MotorcycleUSA.com rode the new 2008 Suzuki Hayabusa at Road America. Watch the video and then visit www.motorcycle-usa.com for the full story.
The Triumph Speed Triple returns to the MotorcycleUSA.com 2007 Streetfighter Comparo beefed up and ready to improve upon 06's last place result. While the Factory Tuono can be compared to a title holder who returns even leaner and more agile, the Speed Triple for this year's test is peaking on a triple-dose of 'roids. Read the full test at www.motorcycle-usa.com
Yamaha decided to stuff the venerable R1 mill into a mostly naked, rider-friendly streetbike called the FZ1 back in 2001 and it has been an overdressed staple of the streetfighter scene ever since. Read the full test at www.motorcycle-usa.com
I show how I repaired broken tabs on my 2005 Ninjz Zx-10r motorcycle rear cowl. It's worked well so far, and I expect this repair to last indefinitely. I've been reading on the ZX-10r forums, and found that this is a common problem for the 2004 & 2005 model. This is the short and concise version of my video blog made on Valentine's Day.
Ducati's Monster is the Italian grandpappy of the entire streetfighter scene. Born in the mind of bike designer Miguel Galluzi, the popular Monster has been going strong for 15 years now and is one of the few constants in any streetfighter comparo. Read the full test at www.motorcycle-usa.com
The Kawasaki Z1000 has been a heavy hitter in the streetfighter class since its inception back in 2003. Powered by the 953cc motor sourced from the once-mighty ZX-9, the potent Z has endeared itself to the naked scene with its aggressive performance and sharp lines. Read the full test at www.motorcycle-usa.com
The Aprilia Tuono Factory emerging as the victor of this year's Streetfighter Comparo is not really a surprise. Arriving at the '07 test bolstered with top-shelf suspension upgrades and choice bits of carbon fiber additions, the return of an even more refined defending champ was bad news for this year's class of competitors. Read the full test at www.motorcycle-usa.com
The literbikes and supersports may be the hot sellers here in the States, but in our opinion there's nothing wrong with garage full of naked streetfighters. For the majority of riding situations, streetfighters, with their upright riding positions and relaxed ergos, are often a more preferable mount than the race replicas. Read the full test at www.motorcycle-usa.com
MotorcycleUSA.com tested the Ducati 1098S sportbike and lets you get up close and personal with a 360 view. Watch the video and then visit www.motorcycle-usa.com to read the full test.
MotorcycleUSA.com got the chance to test ride the new OCC production bikes at the Teutuls' facility in New York. Watch the video and then go to www.motorcycle-usa.com to read the full story.
Crazy funny motorcycle race in the streets of Paris.
Motorcycle USA got the opportunity to ride the $40,000 plus Ducati 1098R at Barber Motorsports Park. Take a lap around the track on the race-bred Desmo Duc.
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In episode 53 of the MCN Daily motorcycle news show we hear that Honda moves its American factory to Japan, more MPs retract their claims of bikers evading tax and Davide Brivio says Valentino Rossi is now free to win the MotoGP title now his tax investigation saga is over