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I Never Met a Motorcycle I Didn't LikeThe flipside of that of course, is that if all you do is fawn, toady and shill, then you also lose your advertising because nobody wants to read a brochure when they're looking for objective information. No clickee, no money. I think you can still pick brochures up at the dealership for free,...   

2016 Honda VFR1200X Review25/10 Brakes 8.75/10 Instruments/Controls 4.5/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 8.75/10 Appearance/Quality 8.0/10 Desirability 8.0/10 Value 8.0/10 Overall Score 84.25/100 What the hell is this thing anyway? We were all so caffeinated about the new Africa Twin that when Honda...   

The Incredible Tightness of Being That was true for me; I loved my Camaros and Panteras as a youth (not that I'd ever seen a Pantera in person), and couldn't get enough Car and Driver and Hot Rod. Road & Track was a bit highbrow, but when I saw the checked upholstery in the new V8-powered Porsche 928 in there, I could see...   

Metzeler Launches New Roadtec 01 Sport-Touring Tires Full report on the performance of the new tires to come in a day's time. Press Release: Roadtec 01, the new sport-touring radial tire of the Metzeler lineup, was developed to offer motorcyclists a high level of grip in different weather conditions, including dry and wet roads, as well as...   

Limited Edition Jack Daniel's Indian SpringfieldDaytona editor, Evans Brasfield, just yesterday posted his Indian Springfield review, and hot on the heels of that posting comes news that Indian will offer the Springfield in a Limited Edition Jack Daniel's series. The Jack Daniel's Springfield joins the Indian Chief Vintage Jack Daniel's...   

Suzuki Reveals Concept GSX Perhaps "sculpture" is a bit more accurate than "concept", as it looks more like an art piece than a functioning motor vehicle. Suzuki actually describes it as a concept object rather than a concept motorcycle (Evans Brasfield likens the concept to a GSX soap-on-a-rope.) According to Suzuki,...   

Basic Rider Training Congratulations! Motorcycling is an activity that many riders immediately fall in love with and even claim to be life altering. You won't hear any of the MO editorial staff argue with that. After all, we've devoted the bulk of our lives, professionally and personally, to motorcycling....   

Aiding and Abetting the Entropy Before I started keeping not one but two flat tire repair kits on hand and a shiny new air compressor, I never got flats. Now I seem to pick up about one nail per vehicle per week. I took the old Ranger truck in to have a tire patched the other day when I couldn't make a plug work. The next...   

2015 Motorcycle of the YearBy Evans Brasfield First, the Scout shows that Indian is in the motorcycle production game for the long haul and that its parent company, Polaris, has the willingness – and the ability – to continue to invest in growing the marque into a potential challenger to that other huge American cruiser...   

Best Standard Motorcycle of 2015By Tom Roderick Ducati's selection of Scrambler models (Icon, Urban Enduro, Classic, Full Throttle) are modern interpretations of scramblers from Ducati's past, but if you compare the now with the then, the new bikes bleed their heritage from most angles, with the V-Twin engine being the most...