Tests and Features

  • Press Launches - September 19, 2018

    One model, two opinions

    A SPORT BIKE IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING by Jean Paré It’s not often that two colleagues get to ride the same new model at the same time but in different… Full story »

  • Press Launches - September 17, 2018

    Welcome to their nightmare

    After the Panigale four, everything else is chopped liver I finally get to see the Panigale V4 up close. She’s petite, hardly any bigger than the V-twin Panigale 1299. Full story »

  • Travel destination - September 13, 2018

    Mediterranean Megaride

    A spectacular two-week tour of the Old World I recently realized a dream that I thought impossible even just a few months ago: ride a motorcycle in Europe, more specifically … Full story »

  • Editorial - June 25, 2018

    The Insider

    Motorcycles enjoy an elegant relationship with the laws of physics. To stay upright they depend on the gyroscopic effects of wheels in motion and constant corrective steering inputs which when … Full story »

  • First person - June 21, 2018

    David Rusk, Peterborough, Ontario

    Al Royer. Just a name lost on a seemingly endless list now but many of you remember a fierce talent that was wired with intensity, sportsmanship and humanity. Maybe you … Full story »

  • Product test - June 18, 2018

    Cold rubber

    Tires for winter motorcycling hit the mark “Isn’t it too cold to ride a motorcycle?” asks the lady. I reply politely that, no it’s not too cold and that… Full story »

  • Travel destination - June 14, 2018

    The other Vancouver

    Curves, clearcuts, and coastal views beside the Pacific ocean Story and photos by Larry Pynn You may fall in love with Vancouver Island even before you get there. Full story »

  • Press Launches - June 11, 2018

    The Big Chill

    Even a Texas freeze-up can’t stop Honda’s newest luxury bike In Ice Cold Austin, Texas You know the shit has really hit the fan when… Full story »

  • Editorial - May 16, 2018

    The Insider

    Millennials, millennials. All anyone wants to talk about is how to sell motorcycles to millennials. A recent working group called Give A Shift was assembled to tackle the problem of … Full story »

  • Editorial - May 16, 2018

    The Outsider

    Lately, I’ve been thinking about motorcycle rides and the timing of them. There are fall rides, of course, including that last, often painfully cold, ride of the year—which seems to… Full story »

  • Man and Machine - May 14, 2018

    Alien Tech

    An incredible ’84 Honda CB250N becomes a science fiction masterpiece By Martin Hodgson In the world of custom motorcycles, appreciating the skill required to… Full story »