You might think the most interesting features on the $23,099 supercharged 2021 Kawasaki Z H2 SE are the new Brembo Stylema monobloc brake calipers with steel braided lines or the addition of the Showa Skyhook suspension and perhaps you would be correct. But on the other hand.... The H2 bikes, for good reason, are some … Continue reading 2021 Kawasaki Z H2 SE – Tech Abounds!
The ever evolving Ducati Multistrada gets a new V4 engine for 2021. Horsepower is increased to 170 with torque sitting at 92 foot-pounds. The new engine is said to be much smoother than the outgoing V-Twin and Ducati says the first major maintenance on the new engine is at 60,000 kilometres. To retain the distinctive … Continue reading 2021 Ducati Multistrada
Triumph brings its signature triple format to the mid-displacement segment with the new 2021 Trident 660 featuring a 660cc triple producing a factory-spec 80 horsepower and 47 foot-pounds torque.The styling is more conservative than previous and current sport models from Triumph and may be a reflection of the bargain price. That aside, the Trident still … Continue reading 2021 Triumph Trident 660
Kawasaki has announced that the KLR650 will be returning to the lineup as a 2022 release - we are assuming as prices have been provided the bike will be a very early release. The return doesn't come as a big surprise as it was a eyebrow raiser when Kawasaki pulled the KLR from North America … Continue reading 2022 Kawasaki KLR650 – It Wasn’t Gone, It Was Only Regrouping
Would you like that super-sized? It looks like some-one put the Rebel 300 on a diet of protein, vitamins and growth hormones. Meet the 2021 Honda Rebel 1100. Honda's introduction of the 2021 Rebel 1100 came as a bit of a surprise. The Honda cruiser line-up, once oozing corpulence and variety, is a shell of its … Continue reading Honda Rebel 1100 (2021)
Was it all new or kinda new? Deciphering what all that can mean. Following EICMA in November the complete picture for the 2020 model year is clearer as the Italian show is the marquee event of the season. Although, with several of the new models announced as 2021s, nailing down the model year itself is … Continue reading #346 All New or Kinda New?
Unprecedented. We have all heard this term many times over the past few weeks. While there is a misguided minority claiming the global response to COVID-19 is blown out of proportion, obviously this is not the case. Ask New York, Italy or Spain. I’ll say it once again because the universal public health message bears … Continue reading CB 2020 Special 1 : Stay Home and Read
There is no denying that everybody wants to get back to business be it the business of industry or the business of sport. Baseball wants to get on the field to start the season, basketball and hockey want to finish their seasons. NASCAR was recently back on the track without fans in the stands. Other … Continue reading American Flat Track – How To Watch A Race
Sometimes, simple is simply fantastic. Bigger, better, faster and even more chock full of just about every technological advance known to man—and sometimes previously unknown. That was and still is the progression of motorcycles. The two bikes featured prominently in this issue, the Africa Twin and Ducati Multistrada Enduro, are examples of how far motorcycle … Continue reading Small bike. Big Appeal.
American Flat Track has announced the contingency funding for the upcoming flat track season has surpasses $3 million after hitting a record of$3,100,000. The money breakdown includes $1,685,700 for the premier Super Twins class, $711,100 for Production Twins and $729,250 for Singles. Michael Locke, CE) of AFT says of the bountiful haul of dollars: “Only … Continue reading Big Money for American Flat Track