Top 10 Things To Check When Your Bike Won’t Start

Top 10 Things To Check When Your Bike Won’t Start

You know the old saying: There are motorcyclists who have gone down, motorcyclists who are going down, and motorcyclists who are going to go down again – down to their garage only to find that their bike won’t start. Even with today’s improved batteries, if it hasn’t happened to you yet, it will. So, before you pull out your phone and call Uber or your buddy with a pickup truck (You have one of those,…

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Stolen Victory TT Bike Recovered

Stolen Victory TT Bike Recovered

The Victory prototype electric TT motorcycle was recovered Sunday with damaged bodywork and the rear wheel removed, but largely complete. The electric race bike that Irishman Lee Johnston rode to the podium in the Isle of Man/SES TT Zero race was returned to Brammo Headquarters in Talent, OR. “Everyone at Brammo are relieved to have bike #3 back in the stable and are extremely grateful to the City of Talent Police Department for working diligently to solve…

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Barber Vintage Museum Acquires Eslicks 2015 Daytona 200-Winning Bike

Barber Vintage Museum Acquires Eslicks 2015 Daytona 200-Winning Bike

From a TOBC Racing press release: The winning motorcycle, as raced by Danny Eslick in the 74th running of the Daytona 200, has been acquired by the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum and is now on display as part of the Museum’s world-renowned motorcycle collection. The 2015 Suzuki GSX-R600, resplendent in TOBC team livery and Eslick’s #69 competition number, was acquired by the Museum from TOBC racing and team owner Michelle Lindsay. “TOBC racing is proud…

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Bike Sheath Now Making Seat Covers For Gold Wings

Bike Sheath Now Making Seat Covers For Gold Wings

Bike Sheath’s latest seat cover is for late-model Honda Gold Wing models and covers both the rider and passenger seating area, including the passenger backrest. The Bike Sheath is constructed entirely of lightweight polyester knit material with completely waterproof, fully laminated backing to prevent wicking of moisture. The material not only blocks water, but also shields your Gold Wing seat from UV rays. It is also available with an optional driver’s backrest cover, which doubles as the storage…

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SWM Rolls First Bike From Production Line: RS 650 R

SWM Rolls First Bike From Production Line: RS 650 R

The reborn SWM (Speedy Working Motors) launched its new line of motorcycles at last year’s EICMA show. Eight months later the first all-new RS 650 R rolls off the production line. The RS is the first model in a planned family comprised of seven models: SM 650 R, RS 300 R, RS 500 R, SM 500 R. In the second half of October there will be the production of the “classics” Silver Vase 440 and Gran Milano 440….

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Honda Announces 2016 Montesa Cota 300RR Trials Bike

Honda Announces 2016 Montesa Cota 300RR Trials Bike

American Honda announced the brand-new Cota 300RR, which joins the improved Cota 4RT260 in Honda’s expanded 2016 lineup of Montesa trials models. Produced entirely at the Honda-owned Montesa factory in the trials hotbed of Barcelona, Spain, the Cota 300RR is a limited-edition, state-of-the-art trials machine that is “capable of success at the highest level.” Currently being campaigned by Cody Webb in the AMA NATC MotoTrials USA National Trials Championship, the brand-new Cota 300RR is a…

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Top 10 Ways To Make Your Bike Fit Better

Top 10 Ways To Make Your Bike Fit Better

Every human body comes in its own unique shape and size, but all motorcycles of a particular model are exactly the same when they roll off the assembly line. Unless you’re remarkably lucky, some aspect of your motorcycle’s dimensions will be less than optimum to suit your body type and riding style. Fortunately, you can take steps to customize your motorcycle’s fit to your dimensions and the type of riding you do. While some of…

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MOto Mentoring: You’ve got your first bike. Now, what do you do?

MOto Mentoring: You’ve got your first bike. Now, what do you do?

We’ve all been there. Really. We were new riders once. We understand where you’re at: You’ve just bought your first motorcycle. You’re all excited to be riding your new (or new-to-you) bike home, you park your bike and stand back to admire it – and then it hits you: Now what do I do? Here we’re offering some ideas for how to change from a newbie to a seasoned motorcyclist with a minimum of mistakes…

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BMW Scrambler Concept Bike Revealed in Biarritz, France

BMW Scrambler Concept Bike Revealed in Biarritz, France

If you just happen to be on the western coast of southern France over the next three days, you should stop by the fourth Wheels & Waves Festival in Biarritz. This gathering celebrates the spirit of freedom that both surfers and motorcyclists share when pursuing their passion. Consequently, BMW has released a experimental custom bike entitled BMW Concept Path 22 which seems to be a really sad name for such an interesting interpretation of scrambler motorcycle – until you know the story…

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