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Up To Speed is your source for the latest motorcycle news including industry events, bike laws, new motorcycle reviews, product and street bike releases, and more. Our motorcycle experts cover the world of motorcycles including Honda, Harley-Davidson, Yamaha, Kawasaki, BMW, Ducati, and the rest like no other.

HONDA CBR650F



Having assembled such a solid lineup of entry-level bikes in the 250cc and 500cc categories, American Honda is now bolstering its middleweight options with another bike borrowed from the European market, the all-new CBR650F. A complete redesign of the Hornet-based CBR600F available overseas since 2011, the CBR650F features an upsized, ...    Read more


Recognizing a Good Deal | RETAIL CONFIDENTIAL



WORDS: Jeff Maddox In this business of selling motorcycles, dealers often offer promotions to entice buyers. While some promotions come directly from the actual OEMs in the form of rebates and attractive interest rates, local dealerships will sometimes offer their own specials. In some cases, these offers can be combined to make a deal seemingly too good ...    Read more


Limted Edition MV Agusta F3 800 AGO



With its impressively smooth power curve and a top-gear roll on rush that bested all contenders in our super middleweight shootout (see Upper Middle Class, Motorcyclist April 2014), the MV Agusta F3 800 is a stunning bike to view from any angle. In honor of 15-time ...    Read more


And Our First Photo Hashtag Challenge Grand Prize Winner Is…



The winner of our first Photo Hashtag Challenge Grand Prize, chosen between the finalists from the #ineedanewlid and #myfirstbikeMC themes, is Shahin Alvandi of Orlando, FL. Shahin, a finance manager at Seminole Harley-Davidson, joined us on Instagram and caught our attention by sharing a pic that best matched the #ineedanewlid ...    Read more


Suzuki MotoGP Concludes Austin Test



The Suzuki MotoGP Test Team has concluded its Circuit of the Americas test at Austin in Texas after finding new direction and improvements to take to its next test in Argentina at the end of the month. Test riders Randy De Puniet and Nobuatsu Aoki were again joined ...    Read more


From Fiskar Karma Hybrid To V-Twin Cruiser



Press release Lauge Jensen motorcycles has recently unveiled the Viking Concept at the Top Marques luxury brands show in Monaco. This premium motorcycle is a design study that blends the talents of two of Denmark’s most creative talents: Anders Kirk Johansen, an industrialist whose family invented LEGO, and renowned vehicle designer ...    Read more


Adventure Rally Rockies Edition



Due to overwhelming demand our base location, The Inn at Tomichi Village, is nearly out of rooms.  But don’t let go of your adventure dreams just yet.  We are now offering a limited number of tent and non-hook-up RV camping locations. The Adventure Rally Rockies Edition is an ...    Read more


Dowco Fastrax Xtreme Luggage



From Dowco, Inc. Designed with form, fit and function, Dowco’s Fastrax Sport Xtreme Luggage offers riders convenient, removable storage for the road.  The new series includes a tank bag, tail bag and backpack. Fastrax Xtreme Series tail and tank bags feature a unique euro-styling, are constructed using a durable vinyl coated polyester ...    Read more


Stop Tech | MC GARAGE



Photo: Milagro As good as they are, stock brakes can often be better. And considering their life-saving responsibilities, there’s no shame in wanting the best. When your pads wear out and you replace both of them and the brake fluid—which you should do unless your bike’s service manual specifies replacing the ...    Read more


2014 Honda CB1100 Deluxe | Up To Speed



This year, in addition to the regular version of its air-cooled, ’80s-retro CB1100 super standard, Honda will also offer this new Deluxe version with a host of trim changes and antilock brakes. Look closely and you’ll see the sidecovers have been reshaped to cover the frame and close the gap ...    Read more


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