Motorcycle

As fuel prices and climate-change concerns continue to rise, so too does the demand for zero-emission electric motorcycles—and thanks to recent advances in battery technology, all-electric bikes are...
The summer doldrums can befall even the most active souls, driving them indoors to the comfort of air-conditioning and entertainment systems.
Earlier this summer, the motorcycle racer turned designer Erik Buell debuted the Erik Buell Racing EBR 1190SX...
The signs of summer are all around us: The days are longer, the weather is warmer, and riding around town or down the highway in a convertible or on a motorcycle is just a little bit cooler.
In February—following the reveal of the world’s first fully electric sport motorcycle late last year from the San Francisco manufacturer Mission Motorcycles—Lito Green Motion...
Of the few concours that focus exclusively on the art of two-wheelers, the Quail Motorcycle Gathering is one of the most highly anticipated.
An infamous electric guitar, revered Scottish racing vehicles, the first American gold coin, and more.
The Geneva International Motor Show, now in its 84th year, is held each March in the Geneva Palexpo, a massive convention center located across from the airport.
Germany’s Lotus Motorcycles has teamed up with the German conceptual-vehicle designer Daniel Simon to create the C-01 motorcycle.
Herb Harris vividly recalls days from his youth when he would watch, awestruck, as motorcyclists took to the open roads around his junior high school in Midland, Texas. “They were like gods swooping...
The U.S.-based Indian Motorcycle is offering its first collections of new bikes since being acquired by Polaris Industries in 2011. Manufactured in Polaris’s state-of-the-art facilities, which also...
The 2013 1199 Panigale R from Ducati is a polished version of the previous 1199 model, but is still...
Long, low, and a little rough around the edges, the Zero Engineering Type 9 soft tail is a stirring...
As sportbikes continue to shed weight and gain power, such improvements might reach a point of...
Touring bikes are specialized machines designed to make the miles melt away, but their narrow...
Confederate motors has been building ambitiously designed, hand-assembled motorcycles since 1991,...
An aesthetic redesign, the Ducati Monster Anniversary Edition ( www.ducati.com ) celebrates two decades of the Italian manufacturer’s top model. The bike—known for its engine-baring design—features...
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. The 2013 Moto Guzzi V7 Racer ( www.motoguzzi.com ) is an...
Winding through the Eastern Alps at elevations higher than 9,000 feet, the Stelvio Pass is one of...
Italian clothing label Diesel, a sponsor of Ducati’s MotoGP team, collaborated with the motorcycle brand to create the rugged-looking Ducati Monster Diesel ( www.ducati.com ), which will arrive this...
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. But it also challenges riders with more than 80 breakneck...
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 RVA Overland...
Touring bikes are specialized machines designed to make the miles melt away, but their narrow purpose is their drawback. Most touring rigs endure months of downtime, while more versatile steeds see...
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 new platform...
As sportbikes continue to shed weight and gain power, such improvements might reach a point of diminishing returns. The ruthless pursuit of acceleration and razor’s-edge handling could lead to such...
Singular style and robust brawn typically distinguish the most compelling cruisers from lesser specimens, but those qualities often come at a premium. Bucking the high-price trend is the new Raider...
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 in the 3.4-...

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