2018 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900: MD First Ride (Bike Reports) (News)

Intention makes the hooligan. We recently reviewed Aprilia’s Shiver 900, a bike that shares its frame, engine, electronics, brakes and wheels with this motorcycle. But a simple change of intention via longer travel suspension, wider bars, flatter enduro-style seat, and other assorted tweaks, and you get a machine that has a very different character. Some […]






KTM Announces Second Generation FREERIDE E-XC (Bike Reports) (News)

Yesterday, KTM unveiled the FREERIDE E-XC, the second generation of this model originally introduced in 2014. With more power and longer range, together with regenerative braking, the electric bike also gets changes to its chassis and suspension. More important on a broader scale, KTM stated it is focused on an electric future and that “e-mobility […]






Kawasaki Will Introduce Supercharged Sport Tourer Next Month (with video) (Bike Reports) (News)

Kawasaki, of course, already has supercharged models in production, but these are ultra-high performance machines, such as the Ninja H2. Next month, Kawasaki will introduce another production, supercharged model, but this time it will be a sport tourer that emphasizes “low-to-mid range pulling power” and improved fuel economy. Here is what Kawasaki has to say, […]






Latest Video Teaser Confirms Kawasaki Z900RS Has Thoroughly Modern Mechanical Features (Bike Reports) (News)

It has been nearly a month since the first video teaser from Kawasaki concerning the retro-styled Z900RS it will introduce on October 25 for the 2018 model year. The second video teaser was released today (see the bottom of this article) and it makes it clear that, despite retro styling, this will be a thoroughly […]