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There are a few big motorcycle manufacturers, but there are also a lot of smaller producers that make some great bikes like Polaris, Motus, Triumph, Indian, and others. Motorcyclist Magazine covers all motorcycles with the latest reviews, bike news, custom builders, and more from our motorcycle experts.

  1. Ural Offers Low Finance Rates Through 2013



    You’ve seen them, you’ve ridden one—even your dog loves it—and now you absolutely need a Ural sidecar. You’re in luck, because getting into a Ural has never been easier, thanks to a new financing plan running through the end of the year. Financing is now available at rates as low as ...    Read more

  2. 2014 Victory Line Offers More Flash For Less Cash



    If the only thing keeping you from riding the factory custom of your dreams is the buy-in, it’s time to take the hammer to Mr. Pig E. Bank and get on down to your Victory dealer. Victory’s just-announced 2014 lineup includes two new models, factory custom paint, and reduced MSRPs. The ...    Read more

  3. First Coast-to-Coast Trip on an Electric Motorcycle



    Riding coast-to-coast in a little over five days is no big deal if you’re on a Gold Wing. But on an electric motorcycle it’s a different story. Terry Hershner of Orlando, Florida, just completed what he says is the first cross-country trip on an e-Bike, riding a Zero electric motorcycle 2659 ...    Read more

  4. MV Agusta Unveils New F3 800



    Some bikes go through so many changes on the way from the drawing board to the showroom floor that you’re left wondering what might have been. MV Agusta’s new F3 800 is one might-have-been that made the cut to the company’s line-up. The 800cc three-cylinder engine was originally penned as such, ...    Read more

  5. Motus V4 “Baby Block” Available As Crate Engine



    When it comes to crate engines––powerplants sold separately from the vehicle they’re made for––V-twin riders have all the fun, with Harley-clone engines available in many displacements and tune ranging from stock to certifiably nuts. But there are few alternatives for motorcycle enthusiasts who prefer their crates full of higher technology––until ...    Read more

  6. The RedShift Revolution



    Electric motorcycles are "cleaner" than gas bikes, we're told. Safer, lower maintenance, and more accessible for novice riders, too. That's all well and good-noble, even. But what about those of us who only care about going fast? Not only are electric racebikes much slower than gas-fired counterparts, they also weigh ...    Read more

  7. 2013 MV Agusta Rivale 800 | NEWS FROM EICMA



    Continuing the development of its three-cylinder series and expanding the model options, MV Agusta has introduced the Rivale 800, a clear competitor to the Ducati Hypermotard. Featuring the firm’s newly punched-out triple, bumped from 675cc to 800cc, the Rivale employs a signature steel-tube trellis frame that gives ...    Read more

  8. Bill Warner makes a mind-bending 272 mph standing-mile pass at Maxton!



    Last weekend's season opener at North Carolina's Maxton Monster Mile, home of the East Coast Timing Association's land-speed trials was history making. Bill Warner rode his turbocharged Suzuki Hayabusa to an outrageous 272.34073 mph top speed, shattering the previous record by more than 12 mph. Our friend Don Smith was ...    Read more

  9. Let the film legend’s image rest in peace!



    To use a phrase inspired by another motorcycle-riding hipster, Arthur “Fonzie” Fonzarelli, Steve McQueen has officially jumped the shark. Still a style icon almost 30 years after his death, McQueen’s image has been pressed into service recently to market everything from pimped-out Mustangs to MILF-made folk rock to $380 sunglasses. ...    Read more

  10. High adventure with 18 horsepower



    Strip away the speed, horsepower and expensive support from The Long Way Down and you get Gaurav Jani, riding an 18-horsepower Enfield Bullet from Mumbai to the Changthang Plateau — that’s northern plateau in Tibetan — 3100 miles north on the Tibetan border. That’s like getting from Los Angeles to ...    Read more

  11. $1500 Streetbike Surgery



    In our March 2007 issue's "MC Garage" section, we featured an inexpensive hop-up of the Suzuki DR-Z400SM. Space constraints prohibited us from running a full parts list, but we promised to post it online. Here, then, is where you can find all the items mentioned in that article. SOURCES ...    Read more