Tests and Features

  • 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 »

  • New Models - May 9, 2018

    What dreams are made of

    News from the Tokyo and Eicma shows The Tokyo and Eicma salons last fall brought us, as usual, some material to lust for and dream about during the long winter … Full story »

  • Press Launches - May 7, 2018

    2018 Ducati Multistrada S: Torque Value

    Just a little bigger, but 1260 Multistrada really shows its muscle Truth be told, 64 cubic centimetres just didn’t seem like much of a reason to fly across the Atlantic. Full story »