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The Freakish 3-Wheel Yamaha Niken Sportbike Looks Unbelievable

Yamaha brought something interesting for the Tokyo Motor Show, and it’s a bizarro three-wheeler sportbike. Surely it’s too early for it to be some sort of elaborate April Fool’s joke, right?

The 2018 Honda Gold Wing Is Lighter And So High Tech It Has Apple CarPlay The 2018 Honda Gold Wing Is Lighter And So High Tech It Has Apple CarPlay

The Honda Gold Wing and I are both headed into our 43rd year. Unlike me, the Gold Wing keeps getting lighter, sportier and more efficient.

The Maker Of The AK-47 Is Now Making Electric Motorcycles The Maker Of The AK-47 Is Now Making Electric Motorcycles

Kalashnikov, the Russian conglomerate best known for the AK-47 assault rifle, is getting into the electric motorcycle game. The details are sparse, but it’s my sad duty to report that it doesn’t look like the bikes will come with banana-magazine range extender batteries.

Amazingly, A MotoAmerica Racer Saved Himself From This 'Death Wobble' Amazingly, A MotoAmerica Racer Saved Himself From This 'Death Wobble'

While crashes in motorcycle racing can be spectacular, we love crazy saves the most. Watch Kawasaki rider Anthony West come off his Kawasaki in last weekend’s MotoAmerica race in Pittsburgh and then cling to side the bike while bringing the machine to a halt.

How A Trade Beef With Europe Could Make Your Next Motorcycle A Lot More Expensive How A Trade Beef With Europe Could Make Your Next Motorcycle A Lot More Expensive

Your next KTM or Vespa could soon get a lot more expensive. And it’s all because Europeans don’t want to buy American beef from cattle raised on growth hormones. Makes sense, right? Welcome to the world of international trade disputes.

How to ride a rented BMW motorcycle through Europe How to ride a rented BMW motorcycle through Europe

My guide on how to take a 3,000-mile tour of southern Europe on a rented BMW motorcycle, plus an off-road driving course with Ducati in Tuscany.

Don't bring your BMW to the Ducati factory

At first I thought the guard at the gates of the Ducati factory was joking when he said I couldn’t bring my BMW motorcycle inside the gates. He wasn’t. But once that unpleasantness was figured out, I had a great tour of the plant and museum, and a very candid interview with CEO Claudio Domenicali. Story follows.

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