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QUICK LOOK: SUZUKI 2017 VANVAN 200 Suzuki 2017 VanVan 200 Engine type: 199cc, four-stroke, one-cylinder, air-cooled Available in two colors: Metallic Triton Blue and Metallic Matte Fibroin Gray Suggested Retail: $4,599 INTRODUCTION: SUZUKI’S CLASSIC VANVAN MAKES ITS WAY TO U.S. MARKET The original Suzuki VanVan released in … [Read more…]

QUICK LOOK: YAMAHA 2017 SCR950 SCRAMBLER Yamaha 2017 SCR950 Scrambler Newest addition to the Sport Heritage Line Engine type: 942 CC air-cooled V-twin Fuel capacity: 51 miles per gallon Available in two colors: Charcoal and Ruby Red Suggested retail price: $8,699 INTRODUCTION The 2017 Yamaha SCR950 pays homage to the … [Read more…]

If you love riding motorcycles and are looking to go fast on the track, a motorcycle racing school might be just what you are looking for.  Many local motorcycle tracks offer what’s called a “track day”  with three different levels of racing instruction – for three different level drivers; beginning, intermediate  and experienced.  In addition to … [Read more…]

In 2012, American Honda Motor Corporation unveiled the Honda NC700X. The adventure motorcycle, also known as the Honda 700, offers consumers a commuter ride for their daily driver and a fun and sporty weekend warrior ride. It’s even available in two different versions – a conventional six-speed, manual clutch transmission or the updated Honda DCT … [Read more…]

American Honda Motor Corporation has been producing the Honda Goldwing since 1974. The Honda Goldwing has had many face and engine changes throughout the years. The current three motorcycles in the Honda Gold Wing family are detailed below:     The Honda Goldwing: The 2013 Honda Goldwing and the 2014 Honda Goldwing are made from … [Read more…]

  The Honda Valkyrie, considered Honda’s muscle cruiser, will be making a comeback in 2014 completely redesigned.  Originally introduced in 1996 and then taken off the market nearly 10 years ago, the 2014 Honda Valkyrie has been brought up-to-date in terms of performance, features and styling. The 2014 Honda Valkyrie gets the same 1832cc … [Read more…]

Yamaha Motor Corporation is getting ready to notify Yamaha dealers and Yamaha consumers of a 2014 Yamaha Bolt Recall.  The recall involves a routing issue with the wire harness for Yamaha Bolts manufactured from March of 2103 through June of 2103.  The Yamaha Bolt is a 950cc motorcycle that is completely stripped down, featuring a 58 cubic inch … [Read more…]

American Honda Motorcycle Corporation recently announced the addition of two brand new models to their 2014 motorcycle line-up.  Coming out this summer will be The Grom, a sporty new 125cc streetbike, and The Forza, a 300cc-class scooter.   The Honda Grom Streetbike will come with a compact frame, low seat height, hydraulic disc … [Read more…]

The debate on the legality of requiring someone to wear a motorcycle helmet has been an issue since 1967 when the federal government successfully required states to enact helmet laws in order to be eligible for highway funds and safety programs. In early 1970, most states had motorcycle helmet laws in place; but in the years that have followed, … [Read more…]

Triumph has decided to join the likes of the BMW R1200RT and K1600GT, the Honda ST1300, the Kawasaki Concourse 1400 and Yamaha’s FJR1300 by entering the motorcycle touring market with the 2013 Triumph Trophy SE.  This new touring motorcycle will be available on showroom floors in January of 2013 and will have a starting MSRP of $18,999. The … [Read more…]