With a power output of 200 hp and a dry weight of 342 pounds, the recently unveiled Ducati 1199 Superleggera (www.ducati.com) h
The U.S.-based Indian Motorcycle is offering its first collections of new bikes since being acquired by Polaris Industries in 2011.
Ronin Motorworks, a new Colorado-based motorcycle manufacturer, has reengineered a firearms company’s design exercise and put it into production.
An aesthetic redesign, the Ducati Monster Anniversary Edition (www.ducati.com) celebrates two decades of the Italian
For the new model year, Moto Guzzi has tinkered with its V7 lineup of retro-style road bikes, revamping or revising each of the three models.
Early factory-prepared BMW race bikes are seldom offered on the market. Most are in the company’s museum in Munich.
Maxi Scooters may be ubiquitous in Paris, Barcelona, and other European metropolises, where gasoline prices are at least twice as high as they are in U.S.
Winding through the Eastern Alps at elevations higher than 9,000 feet, the Stelvio Pass is one of Europe’s most scenic summer riding routes.
Italian clothing label Diesel, a sponsor of Ducati’s MotoGP team, collaborated with the motorcycle brand to create the rugged-looking Ducati Monster Diesel (
Clay Rathburn secured his reputation by building minimalist bobbers, but a smoldering childhood fascination with dirt bikes eventually led him to create his one-off bike dubbed Atom Bomb R
Touring bikes are specialized machines designed to make the miles melt away, but their narrow purpose is their drawback.
Confederate Motors has been building ambitiously designed, hand-assembled motorcycles since 1991, but for its latest creation, the Birmingham, Ala.–based manufacturer has introduced a ne
As sportbikes continue to shed weight and gain power, such improvements might reach a point of diminishing returns.
Singular style and robust brawn typically distinguish the most compelling cruisers from lesser specimens, but those qualities often come at a premium.
During a test-ride earlier this year on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Marina Circuit, the Ducati 1199 Panigale demonstrated its ferocity by reaching 170 mph on the straightaway, and showed its agility
Long, low, and a little rough around the edges, the Zero Engineering Type 9 soft tail is a stirring antidote to mass-produced motorcycles.
Carlo Saltarelli has raced, test-ridden, and—through his dealership—sold Ducati motorcycles.
It is a tasty two-wheeled confection, a delicate retro-style moped inspired by board-track racers—those primitive motorcycles that in the early 20th century perilously rocketed around ba
The manufacturer that has won more than 300 Superbike World Championships should remain a category leader with the Ducati 1199 Panigale (
A plucky Birmingham, Ala., upstart is on track to deliver the next great American sport touring motorcycle. Engineered with assistance from automotive speed shop Pratt & Miller, the Motus MST and MST-R are case studies in American ingenuity.
The world of MotoGP racing is a richly funded, high-stakes microcosm where the best of the best do battle on million-dollar machines. But the Grand Prix world stage isn’t entirely inaccessible.
Mercedes-Benz’s AMG division is infamous for its snarling hot rods infused with track-focused fierceness, but that didn’t stop the two-wheeled world from scratch
Spare yet stylishly detailed, the custom bikes of the Factory Metal Works (FMW)evoke 1940s-style bobbers refined by modern technology.
Liter bikes might get all the glory from speed freaks and sportbike fanatics who have their fancies tickled by machines that achieve the 1000 cc displacement mark, but enthusiasts who do
Riding a specially equipped Ducati Multistrada 1200 S, American Greg Tracy ascended a steep and treacherous course of patchwork tarmac and unpaved terrain to win last year’s annual Pikes
Though hybrid-electric bicycles have become popular in urban centers around the world, their weight makes them less than ideal for off-roading.
Even if he never builds another of his Concept Ten motorcycles—one-off designs created around engines from classic British bikes with racing pedigrees—Ian Barry still will possess a Hall
Its irascible motor and unusually low weight render the Ducati Desmosedici RR too much motorcycle for many riders.
When Porsche introduced the Cayenne nearly a decade ago, purists feared that this attempt to expand the brand would only dilute it; suddenly soccer moms and other seemingly unworthy owne
The adage that good things come in small packages applies well to the silky-smooth in-line 6-cylinder engine that powers the new $23,200 BMW K 1600 GTL and its sportier, slightly less ac