Talk about putting your thinking cap on, here’s a helmet so well equipped that all temptations to resist wearing one will fly right out the visor. Forget about its slick, futuristic visual aesthetic, the Skully AR-1 helmet has quite the list of capabilities. Like, how about a 180-degree camera view for starters? Any rider knows one [...]


Modeled after the Monster 1200 that premiered this past November, Ducati has now announced a mid-sized Monster 821 as Bologna’s newest best in bikes. Ducati’s all time best seller, the third generation of the bike that ushered in the “naked” look finally gets its smaller displacement engine. The Monster 821 boasts an 11″ Terrastrota engine on [...]


30 May
Limited edition paint schemes for fashion-backward riders

Biltwell brings back its retro-styled Gringo motorcycle helmet. No frills simplicity with a classic fit built for functionality. Basic features of this full-face line include ABS outer shell with hand-painted, 70′s-esque finish, shock-absorbing inner shell, hand-stiched diamond-patterned comfort liner and brushed lycra chinstrap. Eye shields sold separately. Available in nine styles with prices starting at $160. [...]


27 May
Just unveiled at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Following up to the boxer-engined BMW Concept 90 last year, BMW Motorrad just showed off their Concept Roadster at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este. This sportier revamp of the classic roadster has a powerful 2-cylinder boxer engine, single-sided swing arm with cardan drive and a lightweight light blue tubular space frame. Its wedged silhouette bears a [...]


23 May
Famed Spanish motorcycle-maker returns, but in electric form

After shutting its doors in 1983, the beloved Bultaco is back. The resurgence comes by way of the Rapitán, an in-house built all-electric bike. Highlights of the Spanish EV motorcycle include brushed air-cooled electric motor with 54 horsepower that gets up to 90 mph with an 87-mile range. Also noteworthy are the lithium-ion battery and [...]


Bart Krzyzaniak, the designer behind Crave, understands urban wear for motorcyclists. He knows that a motorcyclist on the 5 freeway doesn’t have to visually resemble a futuristic stormtrooper loaded with armor, nor does he have to imitate a bad episode of Sons of Anarchy. Wait, those are actually all bad episodes (it’s really not a good show, people). [...]


29 Apr
An air-cooled V-twin with 100 hp &130 mph top speed

With Henrik Fisker’s vision commissioned by Lauge Jensen comes the Viking, a clean, classic American cruiser. Fisker — once best known for his Aston Martin DB9 and BMW design, but now probably best known for his failed electric car brand — is still one of the best designers working today, and the Viking wears proof. [...]


Taking design cues from the famed 1929 Majestic motorcycle, Austrian engineer Johann Hammerschin’s eyebrow-raising Johammer J1 Electric Motorcycle is one of the more unique two-wheelers in the game. Like early motorcycle entrepreneur Georges Ray’s obscure Majestic, the Hammerschin’s Johammer J1 has a fishlike profile with copious side farings. It also shares hub-center steering on the front wheel, another Majestic peculiarity. [...]

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