2015 Indian Scout Motorcycle Review

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Surprising Development: Indian Rounds Out Its Lineup Those weren’t cobbled together one-offs. They were mass-produced, road-ready rides. And Polaris did produce them “in mass.” Just one year after … [Read more...]

2014 Yamaha FZ-09 Motorcycle Review

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I take back all the nasty things I said. A couple years ago, Yamaha unveiled a crossplane crankshaft equipped, three-cylinder engine wrapped in a futuristic wire sculpture at a European bike show. At … [Read more...]

Tour Master Lawndale Leather Motorcycle Jacket Review

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One of the drawbacks of conventional motorcycle apparel is the dilemma of what to wear at night after you’ve parked the bike. Not a huge concern, I realize that. Anyway, I’m not much of a fashion … [Read more...]

New Bike Evaluation: Star Raider SCL

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Here in Connecticut, we call author Samuel Langhorne Clemens, Mark Twain, one of our own. Although not born here, he lived in Hartford from 1874 to 1891, and in Redding, Connecticut, from 1900 until … [Read more...]

Knox Biomech Motorcycle Gloves

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I don’t usually go for gimmicky things. I don’t need to have the latest trick of the week; I’d rather stick with the tried and true. So to be honest, when I first spied the lacing knob on the cuff of … [Read more...]

Richa Spirit C-Change Motorcycle Jacket review – Bonus Extra Pictures

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Steve Lita reviews the new Richa Spirit C-Change jacket in RoadBike's March/April 2012 issue. Here are a few pictures that we couldn't fit in the printed magazine. … [Read more...]

Kali Naza Carbon Motorcycle Helmet Review

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Since just after the leather helmet era, helmet manufacturers have been using the standard method of spot-gluing an EPS foam liner into the helmet’s shell. Unfortunately, that method results in air … [Read more...]

2011 Harley-Davidson Road Glide Ultra Motorcycle Review

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It’s no secret that I’m a fan of the Harley-Davidson Road Glide. While my current stable of bikes doesn’t include a Road Glide, I swear to you that someday it will. I rode one home from Sturgis a … [Read more...]

Lowes / Kobalt Tools’ Digital Tire Pressure Gauge

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Sometimes, I take time out of the day to leave my desk and walk down to the office parking lot to check tire pressures on all the factory demo bikes our staff is riding. Not to embarrass fellow … [Read more...]

Weise Nevada Motorcycle Jacket Review

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You may not have heard the name before, but Weise riding apparel is worth a look. From across the pond, Wiese is establishing a network of dealers to carry its products in the United States. Lucky for … [Read more...]