2019 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT Test Ride

“2019 Yamaha Tracer 900 GT” A Sport Tourer that’s perhaps More Tourer than Sport OVERVIEW The Yamaha Tracer 900 replaces the FJ-09 in Yamaha’s lineup of sport-touring bikes and it has been updated for the 2019 model year, available in both a standard version and as the Yamaha Tracer 900 GT – a premium, tour-ready…

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2018 Kawasaki Versys X-300 ABS Test Ride

“2018 Kawasaki Versys® X-300 ABS” A Lightweight All-purpose Adventure Bike The Kawasaki Versys® stable of adventure bikes has something for everybody, beginning with the fresh new 2018 Kawasaki Versys X 300 ABS lightweight all-purpose performer. Other Versys family members include: the Versys 650 ABS and Versys 650 LT and the Versys 1000 LT….

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2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50 Test Ride

“2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50” A bagless “bagger” worthy of consideration Look Ma – No Bags The venerable Boulevard lineup is Suzuki’s answer to the cruising motorcycle genre. The 2018 Suzuki Boulevard C50 is essentially a Harley Bagger look-alike without the bags. Should you happen to require chrome-studded leather saddlebags, a windshield, passenger backrest and wide…

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2018 Indian Scout Bobber Test Ride

“2018 Indian Scout Bobber” A Bad-Ass Low Rider Scout Contrary to popular belief, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was not the first American motorcycle, having bowed in 1903 with their first bike. Indian was actually the first motorcycle manufacturer, making their debut two years earlier in 1901. Indian Motorcycles is now owned by Polaris Industries, who…

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2017 ZERO DS ZF6.5 Test Ride

2017 ZERO DS ZF6.5 electric motorcycle ZERO’s answer to Fun Efficient Commuting Last year, I reviewed the electric dual sport adventure motorcycle – the Zero DSR ZF13.0 equipped with the Power Tank option that priced out at $18.699 before any tax incentives were applied. It was powered by Zero’s Z-Force® 75-7R passively air-cooled, high efficiency,…

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2017 Indian Roadmaster Test Ride

“2017 Indian Roadmaster” A Powerful Classic Heavy Bagger Indian’s parent company, Polaris, having discontinued the production of their Victory motorcycle line, is now concentrating their focus on the new and significantly improved tribe of Indian motorcycles. There are now several Indian models from which to choose: the Indian Scout Sixty; the Indian Scout; the Indian…

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Condor Motorcycle Garage Dolly

The Condor Motorcycle Garage Dolly Review A must have for motorcyclists If you would like to be able to gain space while storing your motorcycle in your garage, being able to move it about easily, conveniently and safely with no hassle and without struggling, the folks at Condor have just the solution – their new…

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2016 Victory Empulse TT Test Ride

“2016 Victory Empulse TT” Victory electric motorcycle adopted from Brammo More and more motorcycle manufacturers are exploring the realm of bikes powered by electricity. Does this mean that gasoline fuel powered motorcycles are headed for extinction? I think not. However it makes sense for them to look ahead to the future and to develop production…

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2016 Polaris Slingshot SL LE Test Ride/Drive

“2016 Polaris Slingshot SL LE” Three-wheeled motorcycle or auto? Remember when a slingshot was a “Y-shaped” contraption, usually made of wood, with a couple of rubber bands attached to a cloth or leather patch, that was used to hurl projectiles at a target of some sort? Well, those are still around, but the concept of…

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2016 Yamaha Super Ténéré ES Test Ride

“2016 Yamaha Super Ténéré ES” The Ideal Ticket for Adventure Motorcycling offers many venues for the ideal riding experience based on personal preferences and requirements. The Yamaha Super Ténéré was named as Cycle World’s “Best Adventure Bike” in that category’s first year. It was perceived to be a comfortable 1200 cc twin long distance cruiser…

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