• Honda Unveils NT1100 Sport Tourer for European Market (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 10/21/2021 at 6:34 PM

    Honda took the wraps off the NT1100 sport tourer earlier today in the European market. This is the bike largely based on the Africa Twin adventure model, featuring the same 101 horsepower parallel-twin engine with minor tuning differences, revised chassis and 17″ wheels. This is an interesting new model, as Honda seems to be very

  • 2021 KTM 890 Adventure R: MD Ride Review (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 10/17/2021 at 11:29 PM

    For 2021, KTM took a still relatively new platform in the 790 Adventure series, and made some significant changes. Most notably, engine displacement was increased from 799cc to 890cc. The old 790 Adventure was a very good bike, and MD did a long-term evaluation and modification series on the 790. The 890 promises to make

  • Honda Europe Teases New Africa Twin-Powered Sport Tourer for October 21 Reveal (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 10/14/2021 at 10:19 PM

    Rumored for some time, it appears Honda is about to reveal a production sport tourer powered by the same 1,084cc parallel twin engine found in the Africa Twin. Reportedly, emissions data already published in Germany indicates there will be two models, designated NT1100A and NT1100D, likely representing a traditional manual transmission model as well as

  • Triumph Unveils Production Tiger Sport 660 (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 10/05/2021 at 5:49 PM

    Teased in earlier videos, the 2022 Triumph Tiger Sport 660 debuted in production form earlier today. Using the same 659cc triple from the new Trident, the new Tiger gets upright adventure-style ergonomics and wind protection. Designed primarily for the street with 17″ wheels, the ride-by-wire throttle allows riders to select from Road and Rain power

  • Kawasaki Announces Z650RS, Z900 SE and Z900RS SE Coming to U.S. Market; Pricing Surprisingly Reasonable (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 10/05/2021 at 4:50 PM

    Kawasaki issued the following press release this morning. Europe had previously announced the 2022 Z650RS, Z900 SE and Z900RS SE, and now it is confirmed these bikes will be available in the U.S. The press release does not include pricing, but you can find pricing for all of the new models on Kawasaki’s web site.

  • Austin MotoGP Results (News) (Race Results)
    by Dirck Edge on 10/04/2021 at 12:48 AM

    Marc Marquez (Honda) won his second race of the year today at the COTA circuit in Austin, Texas. Marquez has dominated racing at this circuit since it came onto the scene, and now has 7 wins and 7 pole positions there. Marquez took the lead in the first corner and built a large gap over

  • Ducati Introduces Multistrada V2 (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/30/2021 at 6:05 PM

    Ducati has evolved the 937cc version of its adventure tourer with the new Multistrada V2 announced earlier today. The new bike loses 11 pounds compared to the Multistrada 950, and will be available in two versions. The V2 S model receives electronic, semi-active suspension, among other changes over the standard Multistrada V2. Here is the

  • New Suzuki GSX-S1000GT Pricing Starts at $13,149 (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/29/2021 at 5:47 PM

    The announcement of the new Suzuki sport touring models, the GSX-S1000GT and GSX-S1000GT+, created an overwhelming positive response from our readers. Suzuki has now announced pricing for all three models, including the naked GSX-S1000 for 2022. Here is the announcement from Suzuki: Brea, CA (September 28, 2021) – Suzuki Motor USA, LLC unveiled the all-new

  • Kawasaki Announces Retro-Styled Z650RS for European Market (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/27/2021 at 6:04 PM

    The official Kawasaki YouTube channel published several videos (two are below) regarding the new Z650RS model, which you can read about on the Kawasaki UK website. Powering the Z650RS is the 649cc parallel twin found in the Z650. Although we won’t know until early October if the Z650RS will be available in the U.S. market,

  • Suzuki Unveils 2022 GSX-S1000GT – A High-Performance Sport Tourer (Bike Reports) (News)
    by Dirck Edge on 09/22/2021 at 10:22 PM

    Long rumored, Suzuki has now introduced a sport touring version of the GSX-S1000. The 2022 GSX-S1000 GT combines, according to Suzuki, uncompromising sport performance with long-distance comfort and convenience. There are too many changes to mention all of them (see the details in the press release below), but the new GT is the first Suzuki