What a Future Electric Harley-Davidson Should Have Been?

As with many electric motorcycles, deposits have come before delivery. The Sondors Metacycle was no different. With a new target for deliveries said to be the first quarter of 2022, we wonder if the little Metacycle was a template for what a future electric Harley-Davidson should have been. When the Sondors Metacycle appeared, we had … Continue reading What a Future Electric Harley-Davidson Should Have Been?

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2022 Husqvarna Norden 901 – It’s Different

While the underpinning may be sourced back to parent KTM’s bikes, what Husqvarna has excelled at in its on-road offerings is setting their bike far, far, far apart from just about everything else on the road. The Norden 901 follows that trend but it more than a styling excercise. Husqvarna has provided finished details of … Continue reading 2022 Husqvarna Norden 901 – It’s Different

2022 Yamaha XSR900 – Getting It Right Again?

With the 2022 Yamaha XSR900, the tuning fork brand aims to improve on what was a fantastic bike by fixing - or rather improving - what wasn't broken. May the challenge begin. The yellow and black bike seen here was one of the best looking Yamaha motorcycles of the past ten years. It would be … Continue reading 2022 Yamaha XSR900 – Getting It Right Again?

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2022 Honda NT1100 – The Opposite Approach

2022 Honda NT1100 - Honda Takes Opposite Approach From the Last Time in Creating a “Straight Forward” Tourer.   Remember the Honda VFR1200F Interceptor? It was a remarkably comfortable, refined and powerful sport-touring bike. It launched in 2010 but disappeared from Canada just a few years later leaving barlely a ripple in its passing. Part of … Continue reading 2022 Honda NT1100 – The Opposite Approach

Triumph’s Building A New Tiger 1200

While it might seem obvious that motorcycle companies are going to build new motorcycles, Triumph let it be known that they have a prototype of a new Tiger 1200 in the pipeline - and from the images provided, it looks about ready to burst forth. The prototype bike - apparently "camouflaged" by a paint scheme … Continue reading Triumph’s Building A New Tiger 1200

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2021 Harley-Davidson Sportster S – Finally!

We were tempted to be nervous when there was a teaser photo of a new Harley-Davidson about to be released. What would it be and would it answer many of the lingering questions.  Don't chase Indian and the FTR! That's what we thought, it just wasn't the way to go. Acknowledge the challenge but don't … Continue reading 2021 Harley-Davidson Sportster S – Finally!

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BMW R18 Transcontinental and R18B

BMW has quickly expanded the recently minted R18 line with two new additions - the 2022 BMW R18 Transcontinental and the 2022 R18 B. It was always obvious that the big 91hp boxer-driven cruiser was aimed squarely at the North American market but these two new models take the deepest dive into North American traditions. … Continue reading BMW R18 Transcontinental and R18B

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Revival

Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Revival : New But Old in Spirit Harley-Davidson has released the first of a new series of bikes hinted at earlier in the year with unexplained images. The “Icons Collection”  bikes pay tribute to significant motorcycles from the company’s past and will be available in limited, although in this case, relatively generous … Continue reading Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Revival

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000

Suzuki stays true to its theory of continued evolution with a the new 2022 GSX-S1000. As with the recently announced Hayabusa for 2022, the GSX-S1000 appears more "extensively renovated" rather than the "all-new" of the company's announcement. The constant progression is nothing to scoff at as the heritage of some components, like the engine and … Continue reading 2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000