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MV Agusta Entering the Adventure Segment With Two New Models Called the Lucky Explorer 9.5 (with a 931cc triple) and the Lucky Explorer 5.5 (550cc parallel-twin), these bikes answer the question "What would an Adventure bike from MV Agusta look like?" Reminded that this is MV Agusta, after all, we notice the use of forged carbon fiber on the 9.5. Here...   

How Much Horsepower Can a 650 Twin MakeAlthough officially being unveiled tomorrow in England, Norton posted these low-res photos and specifications for the new 650cc Superlight today on its Facebook page. With engine architecture similar to the parallel-twin 650cc scramblers recently introduced by Norton (making a claimed 84...   

Strider Bikes Introduces A Carbon Fiber Balance BikeFor the parent, especially the moto-parent, who wants their child to have the trickest balance bicycle out there, Strider brings you the ST-R. Cost? $899.99. Because your kid needs a carbon fiber balance bike. Begin press release: You could go out and get your child some bike with a bunch of...   

Kawasaki Announces Changes to 2019 Ninja H2, H2 Carbon and H2RKawasaki has announced that the 2019 supercharged Ninja H2, Ninja H2 Carbon and Ninja H2R motorcycles will receive significant changes. Both the H2 and the H2 Carbon, among other changes, get increased power from a revised engine and supercharger, new Brembo brakes (introduced with the Ducati...   

Alpinestars Supertech M10 Helmet ReviewWith the release of the all-new Supertech M10 helmet, Alpinestars is now the only manufacturer in the industry to offer complete and comprehensive rider protection from head to toe. The Supertech M10 helmet is the result of over five years of intensive study, development and testing, and after...   

Up-Close with the 2018 Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R1000R Suzuka 8-Hours Race BikeIn all our coverage of the 2018 Suzuka 8-Hours endurance race, the name Suzuki has woefully not been in much of the conversation. This isn't to say that the brand from Hamamatsu wasn't present at this prestigious event, but its level of involvement and readiness certainly wasn't on par with...   

Up-Close with the Kawasaki Team Green Suzuka Bike Kawasaki Team Green was the Suzuka 8-Hours favorite coming out of Saturday's Top 10 qualifying session, and the factory-backed Kawasaki team traded corners with Yamaha during the opening laps of Sunday's endurance race. What looked like an upset in the making, turned out to be a fizzle,...   

Up-Close with the Suzuka-Winning Yamaha YZF-R1 Setting the high-water mark in Japan FOUR YEARS IN A ROW now, the Yamaha YZF-R1 from the Yamaha Factory Racing Team is the pinnacle of the sport. You may not have known it, but things didn't quite go Yamaha's way this year at the Suzuka 8-Hours though, with Katsuyuki Nakasuga having to sit...   

Up-Close with the Red Bull Honda Suzuka Race Bike I am pretty sure that there is a dark room somewhere on the Suzuka Circuit facility, possibly guarded by Yakuza henchmen, where they are keeping Steve captive for his misdeeds in bringing you the detailed photos we are about to show you. "Win at all costs" is the mantra being used by the Red...   

A Look at Last Year's Suzuka 8-Hours Winner Speed is of the essence and everything else is secondary to it. In Endurance, the same principle guides the way, but there are compromises to be made. Speed is as necessary in the pit lane as it on the race track. Being able to repair any damage quickly and easily is crucial. At this...